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“a Must Do for the adventurous traveller!”

Parque Nacional Lauca
Ranked #2 of 47 things to do in Arica
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Owner description: This national park is home to vicuna, alpaca, wild chinchilla and many other indigenous Chilean animal species.
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“a Must Do for the adventurous traveller!”
Reviewed January 3, 2008

amazing sites! bring your good camera!!! and polarizer filter, too.

we took the 2 day tour that stays in putre overnight.
a good idea as this most suffer from high altitude sickness. which is basically a really bad headache, and slower breathing.

the vicuna are adorable, the mountains with glaciers are breathtaking. you also see these adorable animals that are a go between a bunny and a kangaroo. this trip also has real mud bath hot springs, so bring your bathing suite.

in arica, our tour guide, ´rick´is english speaking and originally from belguim.

great fun.

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“Lauca National Park”
Reviewed October 10, 2004

During a trip to Chile and Arica, where we have friends who live thee, I had the chance to visit Lauca National Park. It is a World bisosphere reserve. It is 75.000 acres in size. What made the trip interesting was the variety of plant and animal life that live in the park. Making it one of the most beautiful place I ve seen.

It is very high in altitude, so you have to travel in a 2 day tour format (sleeping in Putre, which is the ideal geographic place to aclimate to there being less oxygen.

I recommend it to anyone who wants to see one of the world s most beautiful parks (entrance is free) and an experience you will never forget.


Reccomended agency: www.andeantours.cl

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