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Tunupa Volcano, Uyuni
(4.5/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Test your physical limits with a rewarding hike up Tunupa Volcano, which features a crater roughly 5,300 m (17,000 ft) above sea level. The hike takes several hours but provides unbeatable views of the surrounding landscape and the red coloring of the volcano itself. If you really want to challenge yourself, hire a guide and try to reach the very summit of the volcano. At the base of the mountain you can visit a small village, ideal place to have lunch and meet the locals. Put Tunupa Volcano into our Uyuni trip generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We made this visit as part of the route of the salar. It is very interesting and the incredible view. Ideal for good photos! Too bad that they charge you expensive toilet.
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  • The poor infrastructure or poor services in this area fail to tarnish the experience of climbing the volcano. It offers excellent views of the salar, a cave with mummies, a unique experience. Those who are not accustomed to the height, take your precautions. The climate is extremely dry, with a large temperature difference between the day and night.
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  • It is a place with lots of culture, so much to see and its history as the woman who wept much and their tears filled salt is nice to hear it from the premises.
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