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Address: La Plata, Bolivar y Sucre., Uyuni 45324, Bolivia
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One of the places you go to while on the Salt Lake tour... This is where we had our lunch & it sure is a good place for that... Good shade, nice air, quiet... The volcano itself... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Robby R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the places you go to while on the Salt Lake tour... This is where we had our lunch & it sure is a good place for that... Good shade, nice air, quiet... The volcano itself is not exactly jaw dropping...

Thank Robby R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Siting on the edge of the vast salt flats it rises to a multi-colored collapsed caldera. You can drive up to a viewpoint about half way up and then a short hike takes you to a cave where there are 3,000 year old mummified skeletons.

Thank PeterAZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

THIS PLACE IS INCATIVE VOLCANO, but has a lot of things to visit mommies and you can climb to the top of the volcano, this place take all the day to visit and discover all thing , be prepare to climb in altitude.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

Our lodging at the base of Tunupa provided direct and amazing views of the extinct volcano. I was mesmerized by the continually shifting colours on the face, cream, rust, green, white, blue everything in the spectrum. Directly off the Salar De Uyuni in the Altoplano and standing over 17,000 feet, it would have been great to give it a hike... More 

La Paz, Bolivia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016

The Tunupa (5535m) is the queen of the salt flat. It's possible to climb up from different points. Easy but fatigable, you need good shoes. Reaching the top you will be recompensed with a great view over the salt flat

Thank Linda F
Cochabamba, Bolivia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

Our tour guide from Brisa tours was born and lived untill recently near the vulcano, so he could make even the small village museum interesting. An older person from the village was our guide to the mummies and with pasion he explained us everything about their history. The mummy's lived well before the Inca's and Tiwanaku, before Christ, and died... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2015

The climb takes several hours. We were still adjusting to altitude and recovering from food poisoning from Peru, wand were unable to climb it very far, but seeing the mummies and learning the story behind them really makes this worth the trip. There are even a few flamingoes at the base. Even if you can’t get to the top, you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

We climbed Tunupa as training to the higher Uturuncu, but this climb is worth it in its own right, magnificent views over the Salar de Uyuni. And the Tunupa itself shows terrific red colors. Took us 5 hours to get to 5200m. The rest to the summit needs gear (and more acclimatization than we had).

Thank Gerhard K
Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

It was a really hard hike till the view point on the edge of the crater, the view is amazing, and if you want you can still climb till the top but you need a local guide to do it. no need of a guide to reach the Mirador on the crater. also possible to reach by car but its... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015

We were not able to go up to the crater, so we just enjoyed the interesting colors and rock formations from the base of the volcano.

Thank Deirdre R

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