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“Lovely”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Salar de Tara

Salar de Tara
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Valley of the Moon Afternoon Tour
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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Lovely”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

This was a more expensive tour. It was really nice, with beautiful scenery. However for the price, it didn't blow us away as much as we would have hoped. However as we went in april, we were not in flamingo season, and i believe the time of year can contribute to the experience. I don't regret going.

Visited April 2014
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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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173 reviews
51 attraction reviews
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“Awesome Drive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014

We took a private tour up to the Salar- the drive to the Salar with the accompaniment of Pink Floyd was incredible - no scenery like this elsewhere. The only issue is that there are more restrictions as to where and where not visitors can have access. Walking is restricted to a small area along the shore of the Salar. There is also no interpretive centre at the Salar at present - which is disappointing as other areas benefit from this addition.

Visited March 2014
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Sao Paulo, SP
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“Just perfect!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

Beautiful! Just go and you will not regret! The lagoon is amazing and the vulcanos around are just beautiful! Lots of colours and great shots!

Visited March 2014
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Brasil
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115 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“The most beautiful site in Atacama”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

A long time by car, but very scenic drive, with wild animals and a very interesting experience of lunching in a such wild environment. Great!

Visited March 2014
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Salvador, BA
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114 reviews
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“Impossibly diverse landscape”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2014

I honestly didn't think it was possible to see, in the same landscape, a salt lagoon with flamingos, surrounded by green grass where dozens of llamas feed, with a sandy and rocky scenery on one bank and snow-capped volcanoes on the other: that's what you'll find in the Salar de Tara.

To reach it, you'll need a long journey on 4x4s and the place lacks any minimal structure (i.e.: no bathrooms), but you'll still be back in town after nine hours or so, and will never forget the experience.

As if it wasn't enough, the road that leads halfway (the rest of the journey is through the desert) provides the best views of Licancabur Volcano, San Pedro de Atacama's trademark peak...

Visited January 2014
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