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Laguna Colorada, Uyuni

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See a natural wonder at Laguna Colorada, where waters that fill the lake are tinged red, caused by sediments as well as the coloration of algae. Visitors like to take photos of the natural contrast between the white borax islands and the red waters in which they sit. While in the area, watch several varieties of flamingoes perched among the scene of the self-contrasting lake, large salt flats around it, and the mountains in the distance. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Laguna Colorada by using our Uyuni holiday planner.
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  • The show starts from the top, an expanse of red water in the midst of a wild and untouched nature will leave you astonished. As you approach you will find that this is not brutally waters polluted by evil men, but a wonderful play of nature that has been able to create a perfect combination of life even in extreme environmental conditions. Hundreds of flamingos will welcome you with their elegant dances on the water, making the show unique and unforgettable. A great and unmissable emotion.
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  • It's amazing, huge, with thousands of flamingos and a surreal color!!! One of the most beautiful landscapes of the ride.
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  • A must see when in Uyuni, never seen anything like it! ✨ was just the right time of day to see the pink red color in the Lake. The algae need apparently Sun and wind to get this color, you're there in the morning or evening so it does not have the same color. Our visit was in the afternoon!
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