Atacama & Uyuni
Desert & Altiplano, Chile - Bolivia
The Andean area features a strong religious syncretism, with several festivities and celebrations throughout the year. The traveler can take part in activities related to the occasion, depending on the season of the year.
Some festivities include: Chantani, Santo Patrono Virgen de la Candelaria (February 2); Chiltaico, Santa Veracruz (May 3); Año Nuevo Aymara, (June 21); Inti Raimi, Fiesta del Sol (June 22); Carnival, Santa Rosa de Lima (June 25); Tahua, Santo Patrono San Juan Tata (June 26); in addition to the flowering and the anniversary of nearby people.
For those yearning for a bit more of adventure, climbing the multicolored Tunupa volcano will take you to 17,822 f.a.s.l.