Scenery/Natural Sights - Lauca National Park, Chile [Volcanoes and Altiplano]

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Visited: Late Nov

A day trip from the Pacific Ocean at Arica can take you around 4000m higher up into a region of dry deserts, punctuated by volcanoes, where a variety of cameloids roam wild and are farrmed.
Lauca National Park - Chile [Volcanoes and Altiplano]
Volcán Parinacota (L) (6350) and Volcán Pomerape (R) (6240) from just W of Paso de Tambo Quemado (4660), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 26-Nov-03, SA445

Lluta Geoglyphs in Río Lluta Valley, nr Arica, PN Lauca Tour (T), Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA447

Graveyard crosses in Poconchile, PN Lauca Tour (T), Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA448

Iglesía de San Gerónima, Ponochile, PN Lauca Tour (T), Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA451

Guanaco along Highway 11, nr Putre, PN Lauca Tour (T), Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA453

Guanacos along Highway 11, nr Putre, PN Lauca Tour (T), Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA455

Putre village with surrounding alfalfa cultivation from mirador along Highway 11, PN Lauca Tour (T), Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA456

Vicuñas grazing on altiplano, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA459

Volcán Parinacota (MR) (6350), Volcán Pomerape (ML) (6240) and grass tufts from Chucuyo, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA461

Alpacas and Volcán Parinacota (6350) from nr Lago Chungará, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA462

Alpacas nr Lago Chungará, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA464

Alpacas and Volcán Parinacota (6350) from nr Lago Chungará, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA465

Alpacas nr Lago Chungará, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA466

Llareta plants nr Lago Chungará, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA468

Reflection of Volcán Parinacota (6350) on Lago Chungará, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA473

Path leading W along shore of Lago Chungará towards Paso de Tambo Quemado, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA475

Llamas and Alpacas grazing nr Parinacota, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA481

Llareta plants and grazing cameloids nr Parinacota, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA483

Llamas and Alpacas grazing nr Parinacota, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA485

Church in Parinacota, PN Lauca Tour (T), Parque Nacional Lauca, Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA486

View E from Pukara de Copaquilla into Atacama Desert, PN Lauca Tour (T), Region I - Tarapacá, Chile, 27-Nov-03, SA488