Parque Nacional Lauca, Arica

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Tour Parque Nacional Lauca, where the conical, snow-capped peak of Parinacota volcano casts an imposing shadow over the surrounding desert fields. Enjoy unforgettable views of the iconic volcano and several others at the national park, which brims with wildlife, including llamas, alpacas, cougars, and more than 140 species of birds. Don't miss Chungará Lake, which at 4,500 m (14,764 ft) above sea level stands out as one of the world's highest lakes. Take a tour leaving from Arica to see all of the park's top attractions in one day. Plan to visit Parque Nacional Lauca during your Arica vacation using our convenient Arica vacation route planner.
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  • The place is beautiful, but the bad road, we had cut banderillero 2 hrs and a half and they gave only priority to Bolivian trucks to pass. Pique, worthwhile so after that wait is not worth much since one can see very similar landscapes in San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Beautiful place with the view of the Parinacota in the background. The only discomfort are the work of the road, which is curvy and the recklessness of the Bolivian truckers
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  • Extraordinary place with a great beauty. We went to Lake Chungara at dawn which highlights even more the beauty of the place. Visit it, you will not regret
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  • Not to be missed! A beautiful park with many animals. Cotacotani and Chungara are of course the landmarks but the rest is beautiful as well!
  • beautiful national park
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  • Its star is the Chungará Lake. Trip not to be missed. Very beautiful place. Pity that the Highway passes by beside the Lake, the road to the Lake on the road is filled with plastic bottles with urine..., and that tourists do not respect the trails. I went in winter and had almost no flamingos.
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The city of Arica primarily attracts visitors because of its beaches, although some also pass through on their way to or from other regional destinations. Beachgoers and adventurers alike will find suitable places to stay in Arica. Along the coast, choose from resort-style lodgings and pristine high-rise hotels, jutting out from the main coastal roads. The town center provides hotels and guesthouses ranging from simple to luxurious, with grander options lining the main boulevards and simpler fare dotted along the side streets. For onward travel connections, consider staying by the station or the Pan-American Highway.
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