In the midst of a landscape full of nuances, you will find a hidden treasure, Laguna Roja, which, together with two other lagoons, one green and one yellow, will leave you completely impressed.
Amazing place, enigmatic and really authentic. Words with which we can describe the Red Lagoon, located at 3700 masl, this place is ideal for travelers looking to explore really authentic places. It is probably one of the most amazing natural phenomena that takes place in Chile, but also one of the most unknown and we invite you to discover it.
|SCHEDULE||05:00 – 05:30 a 20:00 – 20:30|
|WHAT TO BRING||Comfortable clothes and shoes, jacket in cold weather, sunglasses, sunscreen|
The Tour is for the whole day, we will leave Iquique between 5:00 and 5:30 am. Prior coordination to move to look for them at your hotel. We will visit as a first point PETROGLIFOS DE CHILLAIZA located in the QUEBRADA DE CHILLAIZA, different figures carved in stone, rock art made by its ancient inhabitants, are vestiges of a long journey through this area. Continuing with the tour we will arrive at a valley in which a series of small towns give form to the commune of CAMIÑA, we will stop in this place to be able to visit the Plaza, the Church and to be able to take breakfast, the same that will allow us to recharge ourselves of energy for to be able to continue with the journey. Going along paths and rural roads we will reach the Caritaya River where we can make a small walk and next to it the wonderful RED LAGOON appears, without a doubt an amazing image, a “Red as Blood” Lagoon, the deep red of its waters are product of sediments and some algae that are at the bottom of the lagoon. According to legend, he was given the character of “Damned” by his ancestors, since many died drinking from its waters. They also relate that he has no background and that he even swallowed a priest who had blessed her.
It is accompanied by two smaller lagoons LAGUNA VERDE and LAGUNA YELLOW, all three are only a few steps away and have hot springs that are between 45 ° and 50 ° C.
We will return to CAMIÑA to have lunch, the restaurant will be waiting for us to taste the menu corresponding to the day, we will not take away the trip a little after a meal and then we will continue with the return road to the city of Iquique, we will arrive at 8:30 p.m. hrs. approximately in their respective Hosting.