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Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques

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Caracoles 174b, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
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Reviewed 3 days ago

expansive high-Andean lake vistas, (mercifully) short hike encourages one to stroll between the lakes....

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 3waytieforlast
Reviewed 4 days ago

Booked with Layana.Tour was from 6.30am until 2pm with pick up from hotels. Knowledgeable guide and comfortable minibus.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Katy1962
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place must not be missed. Two beautiful lakes high up in the mountains with deer and fabulous views. Bring a jacket or some warm clothes.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mdurian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place with a thousand of colors on the hill, water, mountain. I was excited to be here. To see at least once in a lifetime

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vero76_01
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see. Simply fantastic. I've been to deserts all over the world and this place - the Atacama - is like no other. Laguna Miscanti is stunning, peaceful and the panorama will take your breath away. it is absolutely worth seeing. I suggest renting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pameljaf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, but the ever getting bigger vans of the agencies carry more and more people up there. Nothing to enjoy of the calm environment if tourists are screaming around you although there is nothing to scream about as far is I remember from several...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oskar B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a long drive to see this site. However we rarely see these land and water forms so the experience is definitely worth it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 782marilyna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lagoons of Miscanti and Miniques are nice, but it is a very long ride to those lakes. As you have to pay for the entrance, you would expect, that the park provides some signs, informations and facilities, but except for two toilets there is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kaydeefoto1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice lake, but far away from SPDA. There are other, way better lakes to drive to! This is good for a few minutes :).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank martijnk416
Reviewed 11 December 2018

"Of road" conditions in Northern Chile are very good, since most non paved roads are well maintained. We were a bit apprehensive about driving up to Miscanti and Miñiques lakes, and our 4WD vehicle managed the access road without actually going into 4WD. A panorama...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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1 October 2018|
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Response from Julie C | Reviewed this property |
I know there was a ranger booth and we had to pay something, but I don't remember how much. It wasn't very much, though. Less than US$5
21 August 2017|
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Response from AlexalltracksAtacama | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Lagoons are frozen now..
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29 July 2017|
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Response from antwerp88 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Go first to Laguna Miscanti (4200m) then Tatio Geysers (4300m) the next day. If possible, I would suggest adding 1 more night in SPdA, as you plan to go to 2 locations that are very high in altitude and you really... More