Tara Salt flat
The Salar de Tara is one of the excursions with landscapes taken from another world, the immensity of the places, the blue sky, the distance and the height combined with unique geological structures and dreamy landscapes transfer to a new world any visitor that achieves get to this paradise lost in the middle of the Andes. Along the route we will have diverse landscapes without equal like the majestic volcano Licancabur, the bofedal of Quepiaco, the immaculate Monks of the Pacana and the unique Salar de Tara.
During the tour we will begin an abrupt ascent to the heights to reach 4000 meters above sea level and have breakfast in front of the imposing Licancabur volcano, after this we continue along the road until we reach the bofedal of Quepiaco where it is possible to spot unique fauna in such an inhospitable environment. We continue along the road and then turn aside to the Monks of the Pacana, geological structures with unusual shapes in the middle of nowhere. Start an off-road road following only footprints on a plain at high altitude. Surrounding the Cerro Negro we finally reach an area with eroded plateaus generating unique landscapes and with an incredible viewpoint to Salar de Tara we make a downhill walk from the Cathedrals to the salt flat where, after taking pictures, we will enjoy a delicious lunch with an amazing view.
Recommendations: Go with light and warm clothing in layers, hat and sunscreen, footwear for wild soil and at least 1 liter of water per person. Having rested well and not going with a hangover.
Hours: We pick up from 08: 00-08: 30 from the hostels and return at approximately 5:00 p.m.
Average height of the excursion will be 4400 meters above sea level