The Salinas Lagoon is located within the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, in the department of Arequipa. It has an approximate expansion of 354 hectares, where you can see diverse nature in all directions typical of the area. Tour Start: 06:00 am Tour End: 05:00 pm (approx.) Scheduled departures: Every day
Salinas Lagoon Full day
The Salinas Lagoon is located within the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, in the department of Arequipa. It has an approximate expansion of 354 hectares, where you can see diverse nature in all directions typical of the area.
Tour Start: 06:00 am Tour End: 05:00 pm (approx.)
Scheduled departures: Every day
This is a Tour in a comfortable mobility to the Salinas National Reserve, an ecosystem of international importance since it houses a great variety of wildlife, among which native and migratory birds, South American camelids, a diverse high Andean flora and above all a spectacular View of the salt flats lagoon and the great mountains that surround it, such as the Ubinas volcano and the Pichu Pichu.
Pick up of passengers from the indicated and coordinated place.
We head to the south east of the city, where we will have our first stop at the Mirador de los Volcanes, to observe the guardian volcanoes of the city of Arequipa as well as the pre-Inca terraces of Chiguata; traditional village.
Continuing, we will visit the traditional town of Chiguata. We will visit its main church, whose dedication belongs to the Holy Spirit; so we can also visit its main square.
We will make a short stop at the entrance of the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca. Here we will observe the Queñuas forest, where the Yareta is located; that was used as fuel in times of yore next to the Tola. Common flora of the high and desert areas of our country.
We will make a small visit to the Ojo de Agua Zimbral, where we will be able to appreciate the natural filtrations of this Ojo de agua.
We arrive at the beautiful Laguna de Salinas, making a small ascent to the Qaqa Wasi viewpoint, from where we can appreciate its majesty; In addition to being able to photograph the water mirrors and bird watching, as well as the llamas and vicuñas in the area.
Continuing our tour, we will visit the beautiful Salar de Chilitia, where we can take fun pictures and appreciate this natural phenomenon. Next, we will visit the thermal baths in the area and the mini Lojen Volcano.
Later we will visit the Uzuña Dam, where we will be able to observe the mega structure and participate in the sports implemented in the area such as fishing and rowing.
Finally, we will return to the historic center of the city, where we will arrive at approximately 4:30 pm.
* Pick up from the Hotel in the Historic Center of Arequipa
* First aid kid
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
* Entrance to the Hot Springs S/8.00
* Extra activities (fishing, rowing)
THE TOURIST SHOULD BRING:
* Warm clothes for the cold in height
*Snacks for the road
*Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat.
*Small backpack to carry personal things, water and snacks.
***These prices do not apply for: holidays, national holidays, Christmas, New Year and Easter***
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