Laguna Cejar: Our most recommended tours and activities

Cejar Lagoon, Tebemquinche Lagoon and Ojos del Salar

1. Cejar Lagoon, Tebemquinche Lagoon and Ojos del Salar

Hotel pickup in the afternoon and moving to the Atacama Saltflat: the third biggest saltflat of the world. You will visit Cejar Lagoon and Piedra Lagoon in which you will be able to float since the high amount of salt in the water! While you are floating you will enjoying a wonderfull view on the Andes with the most famous volcano Licancabur. You will later discover Tebenquinche Lagoon recently classified as "Nature Sanctuary" and discover about the special life we have in Atacama. You will also visit the "Ojos del Salar": two lagoons with sweat water in the middle of the saltflat. You will finish the day with a nice apetizer with pisco sour of rica rica and delicious local food while enjoying the sunset looking at the Andes.

Cejar Lagoon, Tebenquiche Lagoon and Ojos del Salar

2. Cejar Lagoon, Tebenquiche Lagoon and Ojos del Salar

The Salar de Atacama is the largest saline deposit in Chile and is formed by a depression with no water outlet that it receives from the San Pedro River and multiple streams through which the water from the mountain range filters. Inside this, is Laguna Cejar beautiful and mystical of turquoise color. Its high salt content generates the floating effect which makes a relaxing bath and a fun experience. Then we will visit Ojos de Salar, formed by two pools of water from underground waters where small reeds and algae grow on its banks. Finally in Laguna Tebenquiche we will enjoy the great whiteness of salt, along with an aperitif and contemplating in its waters the reflection of the Cordillera ... definitely an unforgettable spectacle.

San Pedro de Atacama: 4-Day Magic Desert Tour

3. San Pedro de Atacama: 4-Day Magic Desert Tour

Day 1: Transfer from Calama Airport to your San Pedro de Atacama Hotel Day 2: RED STONES, HIGH PLANE LAGOONS AND SALT FLAT OF ATACAMA We will visit the Laguna Chaxa, with its flamingos in the Salar de Atacama. We can also enjoy the wonderful Altiplanic, Miscanti and little fingers We will be able to get closer to the local culture in the highland town of Socaire. We will observe the Salar de Atacama from above, and we will enjoy beautiful landscapes and broken. In turn, we will hallucinate with the impressive Red Stones. Day 3 AM: Tour Geiser del Tatio (altitude of 4,300 meters) After driving through the night, you will arrive at this spectacular sector of the Altiplano at approximately 6:45AM, normally the temperature at this time is below zero. You will begin your day by enjoying breakfast before a guided hike by the geothermal field. There you will be able to observe the impressive columns of steam (geisers), fumaroles, hundreds of pools of boiling water, and high peaks. In this sector you can see parts of the typical Andean fauna such as Vizcachas and Vicuñas. You will then move to the sector of the thermal pools with 40º water, where guests can take a rejuvenating swim. You will then begin the return to San Pedro, through the impressive landscape of the Andes mountain range. During this route you will also be able to see the Tocorpuri and Licancacabur volcanos. You will eventually arrive in San Pedro at approximately 12:00PM, where you will have free time before meeting in the office at 3:50PM. From here you will travel directly to the Salar de Atacama, where your first stop will be Laguna Cejar, a turquoise lagoon in which you can bathe. Due to this lake's great salinity, you will even be able to float on the water. Later, you will visit the eyes of the Salar, before your tour ends at the Tebinquiche Lagoon, where you will enjoy a beautiful sunset with an aperitif. You will eventually return to San Pedro de Atacama. Day 3: Pm. Moon Valley After beginning your tour, you will travel to the famous Valley of the Moon, located approximately 10 kilometers away from San Pedro de Atacama and declared a sanctuary of nature. Here you will discover a place with beautiful shapes and colors where you can walk and observe a geological show with sculptural forms, similar to the lunar surface. You can visit the salt statues "Las Tres Marías", as well as the salt caverns. You will then go up to the great dune at sunset to admire this beautiful panorama in all its splendor. Day 4: Transfer Hotel San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport On the final day of your tour you will be transferred to Calama Airport, or another centrally located part of Calama. The itinerary of the excursions can be modified, to be able to carry out all the excursions based on your stay in San Pedro

From San Pedro de Atacama: Laguna Cejar E-biking Adventure

4. From San Pedro de Atacama: Laguna Cejar E-biking Adventure

Feel the thrill of traveling through desert landscapes as you cross the Atacama salt flats on an e-bike ride to Laguna Cejar lagoon with this tour from San Pedro de Atacama.  Take a tour that is good for all levels of riders. Be picked up directly from your hotel. Ride a powerful 350 watt e-bike and avoid having to peddle too much. Keep your belongings safe in a saddle bag.  Admire the golden desert framed by distant Andes peaks as you ride to the turquoise Laguna Cejar lagoon. See how the concentration of salt in the lagoon makes it easy for objects and people to float. 

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What people are saying about Laguna Cejar

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 14 reviews

Loved it! I would definitely repeat the experience. And l totally recommend it. Take this tour if you want a great guide that explains stuff, and also performs as a photographer to record your best moments :)

Absolutely amazing!! Great guide, funny & knowledgeable. If you're coming to San Pedro de Atacama put this in your list of things to do!

The tour is worth the money. Great guide, good bikes and beautiful scenery.