Amazing excursion in which is possible to see a wide variety of wildlife including many birds such as lesser rhea (suri), flamingoes, Andean goose (Guallatas) among others, mammals such as vizcachas, vicuñas and have an amazing view over the Atacama Desert at around 4000 of highest.
We start at 7.00 a.m., following the international route to Jama border pass, straight to the east. Crossing over the Andes mountain range, the first stop is at Quepiaco Wetlands, to see the acuatic birds. Then we will continue towards the Pujsas Salt lake, to see thousands of flamingoes nesting over the white and yellow ground of the salt lake.
We continue to the “Monjes de la Pacana” (big formations of rocks), and then towards the Tara Cathedrals, to finally arrive to the Tara’s Salt lake. This salt lake provides habitat for various rare and endangered species of wildlife and was designated a Wetland of International Importance in 1996, by the Ramsar Convention.
Picnic lunch with view over the breathtaking landscape of the salt lake, surrounding cathedrals of rock and the Andes as background. Return to San Pedro around 3.00 p.m.
This is our outstanding and more beautiful excursion, we just created and release at end of January. We explore unknown and almost untouched areas in this enticing excursion.
Maxim Experience, Caracoles Street #174-C.
Guided Tours in regular service, full vehicle equipment, breakfast and oxygen.
Departure from the hotel at 8:00 am
Arrival at San Pedro de Atacama approximately at 16.30 hrs.
Bring water, hiking shoes for comfortable walking, windbreaker, parka coat or jacket, fleece, hat, gloves, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, camera.
Important: Do not approach the shores of Lake Salar de Tara or Pujsas, so you not to scare off wildlife.
50% of Booking Total via Transfer / Bank Deposit or The remaining 50% must be paid at the Agency before the first reserved Tour. Admitted the booking, the system will give you 6 hours to guarantee your reservation, after which the system will override this reserve in the case of that no Guarantee have being paid. If you use your credit card for guarantee your reservation, an extra charge of 4% of the total will be applied as cost of using the banking system.
We guarantee that the prices published in Chilean pesos are the same that you will find at Maxim Experience’s Agency in San Pedro de Atacama. Valid only for guaranteed reservations by Transfer / Deposit
You can cancel without charge up to 7 days before the start of your program, in this case we will refund 100% of the booking guarantee.
If canceled between 6 and 2 days before the start of the program you will be refunded 20% of the guarantee booking and if the cancellation is 1 day or less before starting the program there is no refund.
The no-Show will be not refunded.
The delays when passengers are picked up from the hotel is considered No-Show.