Bolivia - Southern Altiplano (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Southern Altiplano chapter from Lonely Planet’s Bolivia guidebook.

Stretching southwards from La Paz, this bleak high-plains wilderness is framed by majestic volcanic peaks, endless kilometers of treeless stubble and the white emptiness of the eerie salares (salt deserts), which are almost devoid of life. Expect spectacular stargazing!

  • drown your senses in the alien landscapes of the Los Lípez region in the country’s far southwest
  • maps
  • explore Parque Nacional Sajama with its towering snow-topped volcano, Bolivia’s loftiest peak
  • transportation
  • slide on some sunglasses ready for the salty expanse of the Salar de Uyuni
  • restaurants & accommodations

Coverage includes: Oruro & around, Curahuara de Carangas, Parque Nacional Sajama, Salar de Coipasa, Uyuni & the Southwest Circuit, Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Los Lípez, and Tupiza & around.

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