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Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve

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Salinas Salt Lagoon Small-Group Day Trip from Arequipa
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We did this trip with Jack from Peru Trek Calle Jerusalen 309A. You have to go to his office and the travel agent there will call him for you. They don't have a web page. Jack is very nice and easy going. We talked to...More

1  Thank Ninni N
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Went on a day tour from Arequipa. Saw hundreds of vicuna in the wild. One of the highlights of our Peru vacation.

2  Thank jtskidude
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Drove through the reserve on the way from Arequipa to the Colca Canyon. The views of the mountains, valleys, flora and fauna were amazing. Special treat was seeing lots of llamas, alpacas, and vicunas quite close to the road and a small herd of guanaco...More

Thank Jerome B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We decided we wanted to visit the Laguna de Salinas (salt lake) not far from Arequipa. It is famous for wildlife viewing -- especially flamingos. We hired a private, local tour company. They advertised private transportation, a guide and a "box lunch." What they didn't...More

Thank Robertmsnz
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We drove through on our way from Puno to Arequipa. This is a naturally beautiful area with many vicunas and alpacas. Its very secluded and has great beauty with views of volcanos and mountains.

1  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I found a small group going on a day trip to Laguna Salinas with Peru Trek, Calle Jerusalen 309A and paid the group price. On the day, when I was collected by Jack in his 4X4, he told me the other group members were sick....More

1  Thank Richard312557
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We drove from Arequipa to Salinas Huito in April 2017. The roads were in very bad condition. It took us 3 hours to get there and then the car (4x4) got stuck in the mud. There was no phone signal to call for help. We...More

1  Thank AlexandraAlmeida
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We traveled early morning through the reserve on the way to Colca Canyon. The are vast vistas of he altiplano with snow-capped volcanoes (some smoking) on the horizon. We saw lots of alpacas and llamas. The only downside is the roadside litter. Some effort is...More

1  Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 25 October 2016

It's of the beaten track, so it's a bit more expensive! Take a tour/car to this lake, it's beautiful! A lot of llama's en alpaca's, no tourist and a nice view. It's 2 hour drive, and you can mountainbike on the way down (if you...More

2  Thank Ysabelle T
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Very little is written about this Reserve but it's absolutely breath-taking. Surrounded by volcanoes, classic images of altiplano with vicuña freely wandering around, flamingoes in flight ...... We saw all the camelids including guanacos. Absolutely loved the area and a highlight of our trip.

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19 August 2015|
Response from Lowyr | Reviewed this property |
Hello thun, Yes that is correct its not the same way. The national park touches the street leading to Chivay but the lakes are further east next to the old street to Arequipa (its a non paved road). We went with... More