Know Tara SaltLocated in the middle of Los Flamencos National Reserve -4300 meters height-, the Tara Salar is another attraction in the second region. With lagoons and rivers, it has 48 squared kilometers of surface and a colorful relief with native flora and fauna. In the salar you can find bofedales, coirones, paja amarilla, tolas amaja, flamencos, vicuñas, chululos, culpeos foxes, chorlos de la puna, jergon ducks and andes seagulls.
Attractions: Flora and fauna. Amazing relief.
Activities: Flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
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-Tara Salar: Land route, by Route CH-27.
When to go: All year long.
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.
Services: Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities, handmade crafts, camping.
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.