Know Socaire

In the Socaire town you will find the perfect place to enjoy the natural beauty of the Atacama Salar. Located 3500 meters above sea level, in the second region, Socaire is the main natural balcony of the salar and it has a beautiful handmade crafts (specially jerseys). The town features special housing for tourists.

Información del Destino:
  • Attractions:

    Main natural balcony of the Salar. Typical handmade crafts.

  • When to go:

    All year long.

  • Activities:


  • Weather:

    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.

  • Location:

    Main natural balcony of the Salar. Typical handmade crafts.

  • Services;

    Housing, food, transportation.

  • How to get there:

    Anywhere-Calama: Airway.
    Anywhere-Santiago: 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-Socaire: Land route.

  • 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.

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