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National Park in Parque Nacional Sajama

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 nati…
Geyser in Parque Nacional Sajama

Geysers

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 from the plaza and continue straight; the route is signposted. T…
Forest in Parque Nacional Sajama

Queñua Forest

The foothills flanking Volcán Sajama are covered with the world’s highest forest, consisting of dwarf queñua trees, an endemic and ancient altiplano species. While technically a forest, it’s a little underwhelming –…
Lake in Parque Nacional Sajama

Laguna Huañakota

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 lake is sometimes dry or frozen in winter.