High Plateau Lagoons

The excursion departs from the different hotels and then heads towards the highway that takes us to Paso Sico (the Argentinean Border), then to Socaire Village, at an altitude of 3,230 metres above the sea level (m.a.s.l.). Then we continue south until we reach the Miscanti and Meñiques Lagoons, at an altitue of 4300 m.a.s.l. We rejoin the road to Paso Sico, visiting the “Salar de Aguas Calientes” and the Tuyajto Lagoon, where we will have lunch.

  • Departure: 9:00 AM

  • Return: Around 5:00 pm (depending on the pace and decisions of the group).

  • Distance by van: 350 km. (round trip)

  • Difficulty Level: Easy, but prior adjustment to the altitude is required.

  • Entrance Fee: 2500CLP

  • Recommendations: Hat, warm jacket, sun block, sun glasses, sandals, hiking shoes and light clothes.