The most beautiful lakes in South America

The best of lakes in South America

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful lakes in South America
Inserted: 31.08.2021
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South America offers an incredible number of beautiful lakes thanks to the Altiplano plateau and the almost endless Andes ridge. We have such beautiful mountain lakes and colorful lagoons full of flamingos. Let's take a look at the most beautiful ones

Laguna Colorada

The most beautiful lake of Bolivia

| Altitude: 4 290 m / 14 075 ft

Red Laguna Colorada belongs among one of the biggest attractions of this part of Bolivia. You will admire… continue reading

Titicaca Lake

The most famous lake in South America

| Altitude: 3 820 m / 12 533 ft

This fabulous lake is situated at an altitude of 3 820 meters above sea level. It is often stated as the… continue reading

Chungara lake

Chile's Lake Jewel

| Altitude: 4 561 m / 14 964 ft

Highly lying, the large Chungara Lake (4,561 meters above sea level) is one of the most beautiful… continue reading

General Carrera lake

Amazing Patagonian lake

| Altitude: 202 m / 663 ft

On the border between Chile and Argentina lies the beautiful Lake General Carrera (other name Lago Buenos… continue reading

Lago Nordenskjold

The most picturesque lake in Torres del Paine

| Altitude: 65 m / 213 ft

Directly below the monumental towers of Cuernos del Paine lies the beautiful glacier lake Lago Nordenskjold.… continue reading

Laguna de Los Tres

The amazing lake under Fitz Roy

| Altitude: 1 170 m / 3 839 ft

Hike to the lagoon de Los Tres (1,770 meters above sea level) is the most popular tour around the monumental… continue reading

Laguna Verde

Mirror for Licancabur

| Altitude: 4 330 m / 14 206 ft

Lagoon Verde is one of the best experiences during the trips to the Bolivian southwestern Altiplano not only… continue reading

Canaima Lagoon

Laguna with massive waterfalls

| Altitude: 385 m / 1 263 ft

Canaima is not just a village serving as a starting point for the Salto Angel, it is also a beautiful lagoon… continue reading

Laguna Torre

The lake under the magnificent granite tower

| Altitude: 635 m / 2 083 ft

Perhaps the most beautiful lake in the area of Fitz Roy's granite towers is Laguna Torre. Directly above the… continue reading

Jatuncocha Lagoon

The most beautiful lagoon in the Huaytapallana

| Altitude: 4 580 m / 15 026 ft

During a trip to the Huaytapallana Mountains, you will find a number of very beautiful lagoons. The most… continue reading

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