Atacama Salt Flat Day Trip from San Pedro de Atacama including Los Flamencos National Reserve and Socaire Village | mar 2020
Before you take this tour, ask yourself a question. In an ideal world, what would you do with 8 hours of your hard earned vacation time? What type of day do you want in Atacama?
If you’re looking for 80% of your day to be in a bus that doesn’t have effective air conditioning, a dysfunctional speaker for the tour guide, and literally breaks down on the tour...look no further. I actually couldn’t think of a more fitting tour for you. You’ll love it.
But you might be wondering. What about the sights? And the information from the tour guide?
I’ll answer my question with another question. Do you enjoy not discernibly knowing where you are or why what you’re looking at is important? I found myself over the course of the tour realizing I’d effectively learned nothing as well as can’t recall anywhere I went because it had been poorly communicated and/or changed the day before (The flamingo area was closed due to flooding). While the sites were beautiful, we would basically drive for an hour, hop out and take a picture, and hop back in. Would’ve been so much better if we could have had some time to explore and then meet back at the bus.
I want to wrap up with the food. After 8 hours, we stopped by a restaurant—that we had stopped by earlier to place our order—we had perhaps one of the most underwhelming meals that side of the Tropic de Capricorn. I couldn’t tell what I was eating except for the green apple jello as dessert. … Leer más