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Salinas Lagoon Day Tour

Salinas Lagoon day tour takes you to salt lake located at 4300 MASL in the Arequipa Region, in South Peru and is part of the Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve.


Laguna de Salinas Tour

Salinas lagoon is considered one of the most beautiful landscapes in Peru Andes. As well as the beautiful scenery you will experience the local wildlife such as Vicuñas, Alpacas, Foxes and a selection of migratory birds including flamingos.

Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve Day Tour Itinerary:

Pick up at 7:30AM from the hotel in Arequipa city. We will pass through Chiguata village, where we will watch pre Inca terraces and a colonial church. We will continue our trip to Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve, watching along the way queñuales forest, Pichupichu (5664 MASL) and Misti volcano (5822 MASL).
Arrive to Salinas Lagoon after 3 hours travelling by private car, we will admire the nature and wildlife: vizcachas, alpacas, vicuñas, andean ducks, hummingbirds and 3 kind of flamingos:
Phoenicopterus Chilensis (chilean flamingo)
Phoenicoparrus andinus (andean flamingo – parihuana)
Phoenicoparrus jamesi (parina chica o chururu)
Salinas Lagoon day Tour includes trekking activities during dry season (june to december) we will walk from one to other side of the lagoon for getting amazing pictures and wathing local people collecting salt also known as borato. Picnic time (vegetarian option available under request)and return to Arequipa city. Arrive and transfer to the hotel at 5PM.

Includes:

English speaking guide
Entrance Fees
Tourist Transportation
Picnic Time
Snacks and water

What to Bring:

Walking Shoes
Hat
Sunblock
Jacket
Sunglasses

Arequipa Fun Facts:

The volcanos that rise behind Arequipa are more than just a beautiful
Like Machu Picchu, Arequipa’s historic center has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its beauty and cultural value
Arequipa’s Plaza de Armas is considered as one of the prettiest plazas in entire Peru
The “white city” has beautiful bridges, Puente Bolognesi is close to the main square
Because of its weather and friendliness of its people, Arequipa is a great place to learn spanish
For the adrenaline lovers, the Chili River offer half day fun river rafting