One of the highest lakes in the world, Lago Chungara is surrounded with untamed nature. Make the long, rough drive through surrounding mountains to reach this attraction, where animals like alpacas, foxes, pumas, and Chilean flamingo roam. Take stunning photos of volcanoes reflected in the lake's surface, but take caution when tackling the challenging hiking trails. Any visitors with respiratory issues may want to think twice before visiting due to high altitude. Lodging choices are limited, so book ahead and take plenty of snacks, water, and sunscreen. Take a look at our Putre trip builder website to schedule your visit to Lago Chungara and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Lago Chungara Reviews
Jacqueline cSeptember 30, 2017
Dans quelques années, cela sera extraordinaire, mais hélas pour l'instant, la lagune est entourée par des kilomètres de camions travaillant à améliorer les lieux !!! :( Mais si vous n'y passez qu'une ... more »In a few years, this will be great, but unfortunately at the moment, the lagoon is surrounded by kilometers of trucks working to improve places! :( But if you don't spend that once, worth it, not anything for the trip and the panorama on the volcanoes.
Róbinson CSeptember 29, 2017
Llegar allí ya es una hazaña, pegarse un "pique" de 10 metros, lo es aún más. Hay que probar ya que no me gustan las trabas y opiniones seguras. Al partir desde Arica ya TODOS los viajeros comenzaron ... more »Getting there already is a feat, sticking a "pique" of 10 meters, it is even more. You need to try since I don't like locks and safe opinions. Starting from Arica because all travelers began with the rites: "Sit in a newspaper", "Taking a coca tea" in the way breakfast and end "Walk slowly" in the lagoon. As none of that did I both about 60 passengers who were in two buses, had a well and no one had any setback. Ah! The lagoon is wonderful. Year 2009.
CriXP83September 24, 2017
Lago Chungara è situato ad una settantina di chilometri dal villaggio di Putre ed è l'habitat di molte specie di uccelli. Sul lago svetta maestoso il bellissimo vulcano Parinacota. Consigliata la camm... more »Chungara Lake is located some 70 kilometers from the village of Putre and is home to many species of birds. The Lake stands tall Parinacota beautiful volcano. Recommended walking on the trail that follows part of the Lake.
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