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Coipasa And Poopo Lake

Oruro, Bolivia

COIPASA SALT FLATS: Located 225 Km. from Oruro City it is the second most important salt flat in South America, it is part of Ruta Turística Intersalar (Salt Flat Tourist Route). A unique destination because it features an interior lake surrounded by cliffs and vast cacti forests that enhance the landscape. This gorgeous salt flat is known as “Heaven’s Mirror”.

LAKE POOPÓ AND THE URUS: The Poopó named “The Navel of the World” is the second most important lake in Bolivia, with a surface of 4.250 Km2. It presents a wonderful landscape on which Andean flamencos stand out, as well as wild ducks and other species of birds. For this reason, it has been declared a RAMSAR SITE due to the quality of its habitat for wild species of flora and fauna. On the shores reside Uru ethnic groups of an ancestral origin: Muratos, Llapallapanis and others.

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