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Half-day tour to Laguna Cejar, Atacama

Half-day tour to Laguna Cejar, Atacama
Half-day tour to Laguna Cejar, Atacama
Half-day tour to Laguna Cejar, Atacama

Discover Laguna Cejar, one of the Atacama Desert’s most magical sites, in a half-day expedition led by a certified mountain guide.

Not specified


1/2 Day

All year

Open to everyone

First Time


Laguna Cejar is located in the Salar de Atacama (2,600 m), 20 kilometers away from the town of San Pedro de Atacama (2,440 m), in the Atacama Desert.

The Salar de Atacama is the largest salt flat in Chile covering 3,000 square kilometers west to the Andes Mountains (6,961 m).

Our tour will depart at 4PM from my agency in San Pedro. Prior to this, participants will be picked up at their accommodation in the village. We will drive around 25 minutes in a 4×4 vehicle through the desert to our destination.

Laguna Cejar is well known for its turquoise water, its white shore made of salt crystals of different shapes and sizes, and for hosting pale pink Andean flamingos, which stop to feed. Guests will have time to walk around the lagoon, take pictures, and go swimming (a must!). Its waters stay warm year-round and its high concentration of salt allows swimmers to float comfortably and effortless on the surface.

The tour will end with a visit to Laguna Tebinquinche, just 9 kilometers from San Pedro. We will stop to enjoy a snack and a pisco sour, Chile’s national drink, while we witness the sunset behind the Andes and its reflection on the lagoon.

Join this unique adventure in the Salar de Atacama. Book your tour now! 

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

Price details

Please note that the price doesn’t include the CLP$2,000 entrance fee per person to the lagoon.


More info

You need to bring at least 2 liters of water, swimsuit and towel, flip flops to get into the lagoon, comfortable clothes, a jacket, sunscreen, and moisturizer because skin usually dries after bathing in the lagoon.

Meeting point

Participants will be picked up at their accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama.

About the guide

What people are saying about Explore-Share

Kumari Selvakumar


Sept 14, 2022

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Sept 6, 2022

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Aug 17, 2022

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July 16th, 2022

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July 20, 2022

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May 8, 2022

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April 14, 2022

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March 9, 2022

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Leonardo Rodriguez


March 4, 2022

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Daniel Martinez


Feb 2, 2022

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