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Reserva Nacional de Flamencos

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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Breathtaking place and awesome opportunity to see the flamingos first time how they live in the lake.

Thank constanced444
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was amazing to see flamingos at this level of altitude; 4200m above sea level. Surrounding was also amusing with endless salt flat. One of a kind experience.

Thank HiroH_13
Reviewed 6 days ago

Easy to bundle a couple of amazing tours in San Pedro de Atacama area. We saw the geysers early in the morning and then headed off to reserve National de Flamecos. The park does a stellar job of letting you close enough but not too...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with a guide to this reserve and were enchanted by the beautiful flamingos, even though we couldn’t get very close to them. There are 3 varieties of flamingo in Chile and this time of year the ones we saw were the Andean species....More

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not only the Flamingos that enjoy this habitat there were plovers and sanderlings too finding food in this extremely salty environment. Catching the flamingos in flight is fabulous, their elegance is even greater. Views from the reserve are excellent and the reflections on...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this as part of a day tour. The educational side of it was great - very interesting to hear about the different types of flamingoes, see what they ate, their predators, etc. It was a nice walk around the paths on the salt...More

Thank STELLA08Auckland
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Off course you got to have luck if you want to spot flamenco's from closeby but this is the same issue as on a regular safari. If you're lucky you can see them fly over and admire their beauty.

Thank RalphdeMeester
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We drove down from San Pedro de Atacama and it’s about 60k. The road is remarkably good for a Chilean road and many people were in cars. The route is relatively straightforward and we used the trip advisor map for directions. The fee is per...More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

It’s quite a particular landscape and worth a visit. We didn’t get to see the flamingos as close as I thought though... Still, a nice place

Thank Leo A
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

So many flamingos! They look so cool! However, be aware, when it is cold, they are literally frozen in place until the sun has been out for long enough to defrost the water... so don’t scare them, or they will break their legs trying to...More

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lea d
13 June 2017|
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Response from Hampton_Lovetotravel | Reviewed this property |
Drive yes. Camp no. But I remember seeing a camping site close to San Pedro
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BenLPZ
17 December 2015|
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Response from lorelie f | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I do not speak spanish so cannot answer the question. The road out to the salt flats is good and not necessary to use 4x4 the road is also good to valley of the moon . the question would be best answered by... More
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