Piedras Rojas, San Pedro de Atacama

Considered a geologic wonder, Piedras Rojas offers a look at a red-colored landscape surrounding a salt lake. Most visitors come to admire the otherworldly terrain and photograph the surrounding mountains. You can visit the area on a guided tour or your own--making your own arrangements and visiting unhindered by other tourists gives you more time to explore at your own pace. Using our online itinerary creator, San Pedro de Atacama attractions like Piedras Rojas can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This 10 hour trip sounded great- a chance to see the Aguas Calientes Salt Flats with the flamingos, onto the Altiplanic Lagoons and upward to the Andes for other lakes and volcanic views. The tour...  more »
  • You can drive on the main highway that skirts this laguna/lake, but there is no longer any road that takes you to Piedras Rojas. There are signs everywhere telling you to go no closer to the lake...  more »
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  • Very beautiful landscape, and no need to pay entry, geological interest. You can take a tour or reach it by yourself renting a car. The road is very good and you will find a lot of beautiful landscapes on the way to, just be shure of full load your gas tank...
  • Breathtaking landscape. It's quite windy and cold though, you'd better wear something warm.
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