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Laguna Colorada

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Address: Die Laguna Colorada liegt nicht bei Potosi sondern einige 100 km entfernt, Potosi, Bolivia
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3-Day Salar de Uyuni and Laguna de Colores from Uyuni
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The best of the lagunas in Southern Bolivia

We spent 5 hours or so, over two trips taking photos of the birds, the light effects, sunset and sunrise. A truly beautiful place. The first place I saw in Bolivia that made me... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2016
James G
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

We spent 5 hours or so, over two trips taking photos of the birds, the light effects, sunset and sunrise. A truly beautiful place. The first place I saw in Bolivia that made me really glad I had come to this remote corner of the Earth where nobody seems to know how to make nice bread or to construct a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

The lagoon was truly a deep red colour when we visited due to the algae that live there. Contrasted with the clear blue sky, and with the mountains behind and thousands of flamingoes reflected perfectly in the still water this is one of the most beautiful places we have ever visited.

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Haifa, Israel
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Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Sooooo beautiful!!!!!!!!! I dont know the name of the agency we went with, our guide wasnt very "guidy" he gave enough information so we understood what we were looking at. But it doesn't matter because the views are just breathtaking!!!!

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

absolutely not to be missed, the sort of place you see on wild life documentaries. But be careful of the season. We went in October and saw literally thousands of flamingoes. Truly amazing

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United States
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15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

One of the highlights of the three days in South Lipez and Salar !! A must visit. In the mean time we visited, it seemed more like a mirror than any other color, it was still awesome!

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Towson, Maryland
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66 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Tours rarely spend more than a half hour to an hour at Laguna Colorada and that is a mistake. It is best to see the light changing at this lake throughout a day. The water is orange red in the early morning becoming more red and blue as the day goes by to become pinkish red at sunset. If in... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I heard we were visiting Laguna Colorada (Red Lagoon) and was dubious that it would be red - but it was and is beautiful! The scenery in this entire area is amazing but this, with snowcapped mountains, the red lagoon and the gorgeous pink flamingos is just stunning.

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Australia
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164 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I traveled to Laguna Colorada (Red Lagoon) as part of a private trip organized by Hidalgo Tours. It snowed on the day we were scheduled to travel to Laguna Colorada (from Villamar Village), which was unexpected in May. Although it wasn’t clear whether we could make it to Laguna Colorada, we gave it a go and got there, enjoying some... More 

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seattle
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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This was our favorite stop on the altiplano. Seeing hundreds of flamingos on the large and deserted red waters of the lake was a highlight of our drive. Must see on the altiplano.

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Berlin, Germany
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Its a RAMSAR site due to this special habitat surrounded by high deserts and an unique spot where almost 30,000 Andean flamingoes of the 3 species nest at this hard living conditions.

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