Parque Nacional Sajama


With expansive high-plains views, rare wildlife (including flamingos and graceful vicuña), geyser fields, hot springs, the world's highest forest, and climbing and hiking opportunities aplenty, Bolivia's oldest national park is breathtakingly beautiful. The park's centerpiece is Bolivia's highest peak, Volcán Sajama (6542m), which attracts climbers from around the world.

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1. Queñua Forest

4.55 MILES

The foothills flanking Volcán Sajama are covered with the world’s highest forest, consisting of dwarf queñua trees, an endemic and ancient altiplano…

2. Geysers

8.38 MILES

About 7km (1½ hours on foot) due west of Sajama is an interesting spouting geyser field. It makes for a great hike from Sajama. Take the road downhill…

3. Laguna Huañakota

10.33 MILES

Flamingos can often be spotted on Laguna Huañakota, about 12km north of Sajama village. It's a pleasant hike here along the road from Sajama, though the…