Piedras Rojas, San Pedro de Atacama

Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
Considered a geologic wonder, Piedras Rojas offers a look at a red-colored landscape surrounding a salt lake. Most visitors come to admire the otherworldly terrain and photograph the surrounding mountains. You can visit the area on a guided tour or your own--making your own arrangements and visiting unhindered by other tourists gives you more time to explore at your own pace. Using our online itinerary creator, San Pedro de Atacama attractions like Piedras Rojas can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Piedras Rojas literally translates to red rocks. It offers a look at a red colored landscape surrounding a salt lake. Unfortunately, direct visit of the same from close is not permitted to anyone...  more »
  • We did a self drive tour towards the Argentina border, with this being our last stop of the long day (before heading back to San Pedro). VERY disappointing to then be told that there is no entry to...  more »
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  • Very beautiful landscape, and no need to pay entry, geological interest. You can take a tour or reach it by yourself renting a car. The road is very good and you will find a lot of beautiful landscapes on the way to, just be shure of full load your gas tank...
  • Breathtaking landscape. It's quite windy and cold though, you'd better wear something warm.
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