They are pretty, but not worth the long drive for me. Cannot get close to the lakes. No reflections, not like the Uyuni lakes at all. If you can combine them with some other attractions (Chaxa and Piedras Rojas) then it’s better.
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We joined the "Full Sur de Atacama tour" organized by Nortrek tour. Mario Alarcon Papie, the tour guide, was professional and experienced. He took care of all the people and we had enough time staying at the scene spots. We enjoyed.
This was one of the highlights of our trip to Chile. We were hoping to go to Piedras Riojas but access was closed. The altiplano and these lakes were breathtaking. We had our own car and the drive was absolutely fine. We were able to...More
Very beautiful - met people from everywhere , fun watching the llamas play - lots of things to see on the way
By the time you get up here (highest lagoon) from (probably) the lowest lagoon (the one with the flamingoes), you'd have ascended several hundred metres in a matter of hours. Altitude sickness can hit you here, so take precautions.
We did this with (and all of our tours) with Cosmo Andino. It's their "Salar/Lagunas" tour. The tour includes Salar de Atacama (Laguna Chaxa with tons of flamingos) and Piedras Rojas (aka Salar de Talar). Take binoculars. You might see some wildlife! We saw plenty...More
Did it with our car, realy easy drive for any type of vehicle. Entrance around 3.000 clp, as most of the sights in Atacama. Its a most do!!! A think it just got shut down by the indigenous community, because of miss behavior of some...More