day 11: The beauties of the South and North Lipez
Around 04h30am / 05h00am, departure to the thermal baths of Polques, in a unique natural setting.
Then direction the Chilean border, passing by the fabulous Dali desert to admire the lakes: Laguna verde and Laguna blanca at the foot of the Licancabur volcano, which exceeds 5900 meters in altitude.
Then departure to the Sol de Mañana geysers, where a life-size geological spectacle awaits you: impressive columns of steam escape from the deepest dens of the earth.
After the geysers, discovery of the laguna colorada and its vivid palette of colours; the rare presence of life in these landscapes at the end of the world is that of groups of pink flamingos.
You will then take the road towards the Siloli Desert, a strange desert where astonishing geological formations appear, particularly in the form of the "arbol de piedra" (stone tree).
Then discovery of several lagoons in the north Lipez, inhabited by several dozen pink flamingos, silent presence in this motionless desert.
You will then take the direction of San Juan. It will also be the occasion to discover the Chiguana salt desert, whose landscapes seem to belong to another dimension.
Lunch and dinner included.
Night in San Juan.
Steps: Uyuni and Lipez's desertThe stone treeDali's desertSiloli's DesertLaguna ColoradaLaguna saladaViewpoint of Ollague VolcanoSalar de ChalviriPolques Thermal Waters