Guardian of the Verde Lagoon the Licancabur Volcano is very popular among tourists due to its similarity to Mars. The NASA has been making studies about the volcano reason why it captures more attention and interest.

Licancabur Volcano
Licancabur Volcano
Licancabur Volcano

The Licancabur Volcano - Volcan Licancabur is one of the most beautiful moutains of South Lipez. It's located at the Occidental Mountain Chain at an elevation of  5960 meters above the sea level. It is a highly symmetrical stratovolcano on the southernmost part of the border between Chile and Bolivia.

The volcano is situated just southwest of Laguna Verde in Bolivia and dominates the landscape of the Salar de Atacama area.

The word Licancabur is the Castilianization of a Kunza name used by the Atacamenioo Likan-antay people to refer to the volcano: lican - people, cabur - mountain, thus meaning "Mountain of the People."

Hiking lovers include definitely to the Licancahur Volcano as a destination. The area surrounding the volcano is very windy during the evening; so it's hardly recommended to hike the volcano early in the morning.

Climb the Licancahur Volvano can be very exhausting because of the high. It takes about 5 hours to ascend to the top and 3 hours to climb down.

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