Know Atacama SaltThe Atacama Salar it's the second salt marsh in the country. It's in the middle of a fantastic natural landscape and it has an impressive geology with important archaeological vestiges. The Atacama Salar also allows the flora and fauna contemplation, with lagoons in its surroundings. The avifauna includes pink flamencos in the high cordillera.
Attractions: Flora and fauna. Impressive geology.
How to get there: Anywhere-Calama: Airway.
Santiago-Antofagasta: Airway and land route, by Panamericana 5 North.
Antofagasta-Calama: Land route, by Route 25 CH. Airway.
Calama-San Pedro de Atacama: Land route, by Route CH-23. Public and private transportation.
San Pedro de Atacama-Toconao: Land route.
Toconao-Atacama Salar: Land route.
When to go: All year long.
Desert weather. The temperature oscillates between day and night time, and the summer rain is more frequent with a high media of 3 milimeters. The high media temperature is 24,5ºC and the lowest is 17,1ºC.
Surroundings: Tulor town, Puritana springs, Cordillera of the Salt, Chaxa Lagoon, Tara Lagoon, Miscanti and Miñiques, Peine, Quitor Pukara, Jere Stream, Los Flamencos National Reserve, Atacama Salar, San Pedro de Atacama, Socaire, Toconao, Moon Valley, Licancabur Volcano.