From Arequipa: Excursion to the Salinas Lagoon || Full Day |

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The paths around the Misti volcano will take us to the Laguna de Salinas, where the salty waters combine with the mountains. And as companions, llamas and alpacas!


  • Laguna de Salinas is a shallow water salt flat.
  • This reserve is home to lagoons, hot springs, wetlands and spectacular scenery.
  • Within the reserve you can see vicuñas, guanacos, flamingos, and parihuanas.


Itinerary We will pick you up at your hotel in Arequipa between 6:00 and 6:30 a.m. to begin the journey to the Salinas Lagoon, located on the border of the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca. During the trip we will stop in Chiguata, a typical village of the area, to have a continental breakfast consisting of juice, mate or coffee, cereal and toast. We will go into nature to discover the flora and fauna of the Arequipa region surrounding the Salinas Lagoon. We will only have to look up to discover that we are on the backside of the Misti volcano. Did you know that it is one of the 10 active volcanoes in the area? During the trip we will see an Andean forest made up of small trees and bushes, called queñuales in this area! Finally we will arrive at the Salinas Lagoon. If it is dry, it will welcome us with a snow-white color. And if there is water, we can approach the shore to see the large amount of salt that accumulates. Did you know that it is the only lagoon where you can see three types of flamingos? In addition, alpacas and llamas will accompany us during our walk around the lake. We will be able to explore the surroundings of the lake and the area of the Lojen volcano, as well as some thermal baths. After the walk, we will leave you free time for lunch and then return to Arequipa. We will drop you off at your respective hotels around 4:30 pm.


Pick up from hotel. Transportation by bus. English and Spanish speaking guide. Continental breakfast. ( in your hotel) Upon return you will be dropped off near the Plaza de Armas.

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