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Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed August 23, 2019

Next week (31 Au 2019) we plan to take our students there, an annual experience of over 16,000'. The Llamas, Alpacas, y Vicunas are a treat to view grazing openly.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kees69
Reviewed June 10, 2019

This scenic reserve is located very close to Arequipq and is definiely worth a visit. The scenery is absolutely beautiful with the glacial capped volcanoes in the distance, one of which was spewing mist and gases. At a pull-off there is a sign identifying the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019

Who would have thought Arequipa had its salt flats! We saw wildlife, Andean scenery and salt. Beautiful region not far from town

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank kevkhiest88
Reviewed May 10, 2019

Our train journey stopped en route for us to visit the Sumbay Cave Paintings. These paintings were made by the earliest inhabitants of South America and are well preserved. Worth a look if in the area

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

A little crowded for my liking but worth it Went to Salinas. Views are gorgeous. A little too many alpacas.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

Instead of rushing through the Reserve - that the coaches for Colca Canyon visitors do - we made stops with our taxi and enjoyed viewing Vicunas in their wildlife and did a hike at the river to watch water birds

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Heinz S
Reviewed August 22, 2018

The Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve is located between Arequipa and Moquegua departments, in the provinces of Arequipa, Caylloma and General Sánchez, in the volcanic mountain range. The reserve was created on 9th August 1979. It stretches over 366,936 hectares (906,719 acres). The reserve...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely day at Lake Salinas. We got picked up by our guide from our hotel at 7. Then we headed up through Arequipa to the mountain road. The road was narrow and windy and was also a gravel track for about 2/3...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank asykeees
Reviewed November 17, 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

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank Ninni N
Reviewed August 4, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
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thun
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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
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