Lauca National Park
This spectacular northern area of dry, high altitude grassland plain and giant volcanoes supports many plants and a few mammals. Temperatures oscillate between -10°C at night and 20°C by day, and rainfall is rare. This is one of the best parks for birding, with many species living around the lakes.
- Where: Putre Parinacota Province
- Ideal for viewing: Chilean flamingo, guanaco, taruca, vicuna, vizcacha
- Excellent for: Birdwatching