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Cejar Lagoon Tour – Swim and Float in the Salt Flat Lagoon

Effortlessly float in the salt-dense Cejar Lagoon, located in the Atacama Desert’s Tara Salt Flat. Bike along scenic desert roads, or ride in a van to the Lagoon, then cool off in the refreshing salt water!

USD $50.00

Per Person

Cejar Lagoon Tour: Ride Bike to the Lagoon and Effortlessly Float in the Salt-Dense Water

Like the Dead Sea, the Atacama’s salt flat lagoons are so salty that you float without even trying! On this afternoon float in Cejar Lagoon, relax and swim in the salt-dense waters under the backdrop of the endless sky, an immensely flat expanse, and Licancabur Volcano rising on a distant horizon.

Choose to reach Cejar Lagoon by bike (15 miles/24 kilometers) along flat, scenic desert trails, and reward yourself with a relaxing in the cool desert lagoon! Or, choose to go by van and stop at a few other lagoons along the way. All travelers will transfer back to San Pedro de Atacama by van.


  • Float effortlessly in the salt-dense Cejar Lagoon
  • Choose to bike along scenic desert trails to reach the lagoon
  • Relax and swim in a truly rural desert landscape

Tour Information

Duration: 15:45 pm – 21:30 pm
Start/End Location: Tour office in San Pedro de Atacama (Walking distance from local hotels)
Tour Type: Small group (4-15 travelers)
Difficulty Level: Moderate. In case you experience any difficulty biking, you have the option to stop and reach your destination by a car. The vehicle will follow shortly behind bikers in case of unexpected problems.

What’s Included

  • Transporation to the National Park
  • Professionally maintained bicicyles
  • Snack (cereal bars and nuts, fruit skewers) and juice

What’s Not Included

  • Entry fee to National Park: ($17,000 CLP / ~$25.00 USD)

What to Bring

  • Bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Sandals (to avoid cuts from salt crystals that form on the surface of the lagoon)
  • Stable footwear for biking and/or walking around on the uneven terrain
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Water – if you’re biking it will be especially important to stay hydrated, but even if you’re not biking, this is still highly recommended as the dry heat of the desert can dehydrate you even without rigorous physical activity

Important Notes

  • Please note that in order to reserve this tour, we need to pay the operator immediately, so all bookings are final. If you have any questions before booking or want to confirm a certain date, please email us at


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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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