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Laguna Verde
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Atis B
Kharagpur, India463 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Family
Its a beautiful looking lake at the middle of nowhere.
The surroundings are really awful. Its beauty cant be expressed until you stand in front of it. Our guide informed us regarding its origin. Though beautiful the water is toxic and no animal can survive there. So you wouldn’t find any aquatic animal there and so no bird also. Its beautiful to see only
Written 16 April 2023
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Retired Independent
Detroit, MI49 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
The tour guide informed us that the Green Lake has turned grey and is no longer the same green lake. As a result, we canceled our stop there.
Written 8 February 2020
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Yann Renaud
Switzerland811 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Friends
A small deception of our 3 days tour. Indeed, there wasn't wind at the time we visited, meaning all the sediments where at the bottom of the water, which therefore wasn't green... but the place is nice and you get a nice view on the volcanoes.
Written 13 October 2019
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Debbie W
Reigate, UK928 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
First world problem I know as they are all really quite spectacular but I did prefer the red lake (Colorado) to this one. The red one is more remote and less commercial .... and more vibrant in its colouring!

You can swim here in the thermals though which the red Laguna doesn’t have - we didn’t do it though as it was late in he day when we passed and we were on the clock to get to the border.
Written 3 October 2019
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Unelma333
Karlsruhe, Germany1,230 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
This was the last stop at our 3-day Uyuni tour before reaching the Chilean border. The lake has a beautiful green colour and it is a great photo opportunity together with Licancabur volcano in the background. There were more impressive lagoons on this trip (above all Laguna Colorada), but still certainly worth a visit. Perhaps I missed the flamingos - there are none here as the water contains arsenic.
Written 7 January 2019
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Colby K
Chicago, IL86 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Couples
Laguna Verde is the windiest place I have ever experienced. It is on the border of Argentina, Chile and Bolivia with an active volcano next to it and a crazy aqua green color, it is a truly surreal sight.

There are no flamingoes like some of the other Andean lagoons because the lake is filled with poisonous arsenic.

Definitely worth the visit!
Written 26 September 2017
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AliceFromWonderland
Hong Kong, China1,462 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2017 • Friends
It is indeed eye-catching to see the lake from a distance. The minerals in the sea and the sunlight create the amazing view.
Written 28 July 2017
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antwerp88
Toronto, Canada668 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017 • Solo
The Laguna Verde is part of the Reserva Nacoinal de Fauna Andina Eduardo Avaroa. Excursions to/from Uyuni - San Pedre de Atacama stop at this lake with flamingos.
Written 11 June 2017
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ExpatFamily2007
Adelaide, Australia274 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Family
We visited Bolivia with our two children - aged 9 & 10. The altitude is quite high reaching 4970m above sea level throughout the day. Kids were fine.

The lakes are amazing and worth the trip from Atacama.
Written 27 April 2017
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Crisfur
Sao Paulo, SP58 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2016 • Couples
Laguna Verde is located behind Licancabur Volcano. If you're in San Pedro de Atacama you'll have to cross Bolivia border, so take your passport and if you're driving a rented car, you'll need a special authorization from the rental agency. The Bolivian migration office closes from 12pm to 2pm (for lunch). Even being there on summer and during day time, it was really windy and cold - get right clothes.
Written 30 December 2016
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