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Uyuni: Uyuni Salt Flats and San Pedro de Atacama 3-Day Tour

Uyuni: Uyuni Salt Flats and San Pedro de Atacama 3-Day Tour

Day 1 10:30 a.m. Tour Uyuni Salt Flats Day 2 Tour Uyuni Salt Flats + National Reserve Day 3 Tour Uyuni Salt Flats + National Reserve 10:30 a.m. Transfer to San Pedro de Atacama. 1:30 p.m. Arrival time to Spa. Explore the area around Uyuni on a 3-day tour. See handicrafts made of salt, stop at the Flags of the World, and visit the Chiguana Desert. Day 1 Meet your guide in Uyuni and begin your 3-day adventure. Head to the Train Graveyard, a cemetery full of abandoned trains. Stop at the small settlement of Colchani, which housed salt miners, and shop for handicrafts made of salt and textile art made of llama and alpaca fiber. Next, visit a hotel and museum made entirely out of salt. Bring your country's flag and place it at the Flags of the World, and stop at the Monument to Dakar racing. For an added fee, visit Incahuasi Island, a former island in the middle of the salt flats. Then, pose for some fun perspective- and proportion-distorted photos taken against the backdrop of the striking white surface of the salt flats. Finally, head to a spacious area for the unique experience of seeing a beautiful sunset over the salt flats, spreading its dazzling colors all over the Uyuni Salt Flats, and enjoying it with a glass of wine. First Night: Agencha Hostel – 2-beds, 3-beds, 4-beds room + Private toilets. Day 2 Begin with an early breakfast before heading to Chiguana Desert. Stand surrounded by volcanoes and marvel at the still-active Ollagüe Volcano. Then, continue along the rocky road El Pasito Tuntun to reach the beautiful lagoons of Cañapa, Hedionda, and Chiarcota. Keep an eye out for the brilliantly colored flamingoes standing in the lagoons. Stop to enjoy lunch before heading to Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve (entry not included). Visit Siloli Desert and see the Rock Tree lava rock formation. Continue to Huayllajara, stopping at the Red Lagoon overlook point to see flamingos relaxing in the intense red colors of the lake. Second Night: Huayllajara Hostel shared 6-beds rooms + shared toilets. Day 3 Get off to an early start around 5:00 a.m. to visit the Sol de Mañana Geyser (5,000m) and walk next to fumaroles and steaming craters filled with boiling pots of mud at 150-200 Cº. then, have the opportunity to take a bath in an open air Hot Springs at a 35 Cº water. The next places to appreciate are the Dali Desert Marvel at the vivid colors of the Green and White Lagoons, created from the toxic copper water at the foot of the Licancabur Volcano. Then, head back to San Pedro de Atacama in Chile. Cross the Bolivian border with the help of your tour guide and finish your adventure at San Pedro de Atacama’s main square.

Amazing Salar Uyuni 3 Days / 2 Nights.

Amazing Salar Uyuni 3 Days / 2 Nights.

Day 1: Train Cemetery - Colchani - Hotel de Sal - Isla Incahuasi Start of the tour will start with the visit of the train cemetery to see the old locomotives. Then we go to the community of Colchani (the entrance door to the Salar) where we will find rustic handicraft workshops and the rustic micro-processing of table salt. Continuing with the expedition to the majestic Salar de Uyuni we will make stops to see salt extractions, eyes of the salar and the hotel of Sal Playa Blanca that currently only works as a museum. Later we will visit the most popular island of the Salar located in the middle of the Salar, the Incahuasi island where we will walk and we can appreciate large expanses of cactus, sea rock fossils and spectacular 360 ° views from the viewpoint. At the end of our tour, we went to our salt lodge to rest Day 2: Ollague Volcano Viewpoint - Lagunas de Altura - Siloli Desert - Stone Tree - Laguna Colorada The day starts with a breakfast at the salt lodge. We start to the viewpoint of the Ollague volcano, to appreciate a volcanic desert landscape and the scarce high-Andean vegetation. Then visit Chiarkota lagoon, Laguna Hedionda (name due to the smell of sulfur), Onda lagoon, Ramaditas lagoon these lagoons are surrounded by flamingos which use them as feeding and resting points during their migratory movements and for the noonday it is tasted lunch on the route. We continue our journey to the Siloli desert where the stone tree is found (strange rocky shape). We continue our way to Laguna Colorada which is very striking because of its reddish color. Continuing, we arrive at the town of Huayllajara where we will taste a dinner, and spend the night in a community family lodging Day 3: Fumaroles - Thermal springs of Polques - Green Lagoon - Valley of the rocks - San Cristóbal - Uyuni The day starts very early in the morning with a breakfast and departure to the fumaroles and cracks in the earth where volcanic lava, sulphurous gases. Following the route we will arrive at the thermal waters (waters that are beneficial for the healing of arthritis) where you can take a bath and restful rest, the water has a temperature of 25 to 32 ° C. We continue the journey through the second desert in our tour of Salvador Dalí which has an excellent panoramic view and resemble this desert landscape. Afterwards, we arrive at the green lagoon (high mineral content gives it its characteristic color), located at the foot of the Licancabur volcano (5,916 masl). Then we went to the town of Uyuni making stops to visit Villa Mar, Valle de las Rocas, the town of San Cristóbal, its Stone Church and finally we continued to finish our tour in the town of Uyuni. Optional Transfer to San Pedro de Atacama: After visiting the green lagoon, you can make the transfer to Hito Cajones border between Chile and Bolivia for later transfer to San Pedro de Atacama in shared transport (Check the extra price for the transfer)

Uyuni: Guided 3-Day Tour Salt Flats & Avaroa National Park

Uyuni: Guided 3-Day Tour Salt Flats & Avaroa National Park

Day 1 Visit: Train Cemetery + Uyuni Salt Flats + Incahuasi island + Hotel in Ajencha. Departure from Uyuni City at 10:30 a.m. towards the salt flats in 4x4 WD cars. First, go around the Train Cemetery to observe the remnants of the eighteenth and early twentieth-century locomotives (The perfect spot to take artistic pictures). Then, arrive at Colchani village to appreciate the salt production and take a short walk through the artisanal market and the museum. Later, the immense Uyuni Salt Flats at an altitude of 3,663 m.o.s.l. which extends over an area of 12,000 km². Along the trip, visit: Salt eyes, Salt Hotel-Museum (Built entirely of salt blocks), Dakar Monument, Flags of the world, and finally, arrive at Incahuasi Island to appreciate the beautiful view and the giant cactus. At the end of the day, take your time in the sunset with a glass of wine, and get to the hotel for dinner time. Day 2 Visit: Chiguana + Ollague lookout point + Andean lagoons with flamingoes + Red lagoon After breakfast, go to visit the famous lagoons: Cañapa, Hedionda, Chiarcota, with a lot of flamingoes. Later, an exquisite lunch, Siloli desert, Stone Tree. At the final of the day, arrive at Red Lagoon which is inhabited by numerous flamingos, within these species there are 3 varieties: Chilean, James, and Andean. Finally, head to the hotel in the community of “Huayllajara” to have dinner, and rest Day 3 Visit: Geysers Sol de Mañana + Hot Springs Pool + Lookout point Green lagoon - White lagoon - Lincancabur Volcano + Uyuni Very early in the morning, after breakfast, go to "Sol de Mañana" geysers and enjoy a fantastic view along the way; this place has volcanic activity such as fumaroles and geysers (holes of bubbling mud, smoking, and a smell of sulfur). Also, visit the hot springs of Polques to take a bath and relax enjoying the most beautiful landscape. Then, the Salvador Dali Desert which offers spectacular views and multicolored rock formations of the volcanoes. Later, go up to the viewpoint of the Green Lagoon, White Lagoon, and Lincancabur Volcano. (Don't be surprised if we go to the Chilean border, sometimes we have customers that they need to stop over there). Finally, return to Uyuni, and on the way, after lunch, appreciate bofedales and more rocky formations. Arrival time at the office in Uyuni City: 06:30 p.m. IMPORTANT INFORMATION *During the rainy season (from January to April), it is not possible to access Incahuasi Island. We also may sleep in a different location due to road access. **The itineraries provided above work only as guidelines so you may know what to expect, however, these are subject to change with little or no notice since they may change according to weather conditions; force majeure events such as roadblocks, strikes; acts of God and things beyond our control.

Uyuni: Uyuni Salt Flats and Red Lagoon 3-Day Tour

Uyuni: Uyuni Salt Flats and Red Lagoon 3-Day Tour

Day 1: We will pick you up at your hotel in Uyuni to take our 4x4 vehicle for 6 people, in which we will make all the tour during the three days. We will leave towards the Uyuni Salt Flat, passing by the train cemetery and the town of Colchani before, where we will be able to buy craftwork. After that, once we are on the salt flat, we will visit the Salt Museum, and we will travel to the Incahuasi Island, a limestone formation in the center of the salt flat. Here we will be able to walk by a track, see the giant cactus and have a privileged view of the salt flat from the top of the hill. We will end the day seeing the sunset inside the salt flat, so then we can go to the Colcha K hostel, where we will have dinner and rest for the next day. Day 2: During the morning, we will leave Colcha K and keep going by the road that goes through the Chiguana Salt Flat. We will visit the Cañapa, Hedionda, Honda and Chiarkota lagoons, before enter to the Siloli Desert. We will end the day in the Colorada Lagoon, nesting center of more than 30,000 flamingos. We will spend the night in the Refugio Huayllajara. Day 3: We will leave early in the morning to see the sunrise in the Sol de Mañana Geysers, intermittent sources of water that rise at a 90°C temperature, and where we will have the chance of taking pictures using the contrasts of the first lights and the steam. In addition, we will visit the Polques Hot Springs (time to bathe, according to the times of the tour), the Salvador Dalí Desert, and the Verde Lagoon and Blanca Lagoon, located in the foothills of the Licancabur Volcano. In addition, we will pass by the Valle de Rocas and San Cristóbal, so after that, we will begin our direct return to Uyuni, where we will end the tour.

From La Paz: Uyuni and Andean Lagoons 5-Day Guided Trip

From La Paz: Uyuni and Andean Lagoons 5-Day Guided Trip

Embark on a 5-day adventure through the stunning landscapes of Bolivia, and explore the surreal beauty of the Uyuni Salt Flats and the diverse wonders of Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve. Enjoy a unique blend of cultural encounters, natural marvels, and exhilarating activities. Visit lagoons, geysers, and volcanic landscapes. Day 1 • Head to the bus office in the late evening for check-in • Board the bus and relax on a scenic ride with dinner, breakfast, and a bottle of water • Access a toilet onboard the bus • Stay overnight on the bus Day 2 • Arrive in Uyuni City early morning • Enjoy free time until mid-morning • Depart from the bus station near the activity provider's office • Travel to the salt flats by 4x4 WD transport • Explore the "Train Graveyard" on the outskirts of Uyuni • Visit Colchani, a settlement with salt miners' workshops • Explore Uyuni Salt Flats, including a salt hotel turned museum, flags of the world, and a monument of Dakar racing • Have lunch near Isla Incahuasi and hike to the top of the island • Organize fun perspective-distorted photos on the salt flats • Stay overnight at a hotel in Agencha Day 3 • Start early with breakfast • Visit Ollagüe Volcano, Cañapa, Hedionda, and Chiarcota Lagoons • Enter Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve and see the Desert of Siloli, the Rock Tree, and the Red Lagoon • Stay overnight at a hotel in Guadalajara Day 4 • Begin early to visit Sol de Mañana Geyser, Hot Springs, Dali Desert, Green Lagoon, and White Lagoon • Head back to Uyuni passing by scenic spots and having a picnic lunch • Pass by Rock Valley (Alota) and make a short stop in San Cristobal Village • Arrive in Uyuni City in the early evening • Take a bus from Uyuni to La Paz City at night • Enjoy Dinner, Breakfast, a Bottle of Water, and a toilet onboard • Rest on the sleeper bus overnight Day 5 • Arrive at La Paz City early morning • Finish the tour at Bus Station La Paz City

From Uyuni: Geyser and Uyuni Salt Flats 3-Days | Flamingos |

From Uyuni: Geyser and Uyuni Salt Flats 3-Days | Flamingos |

Day 1: We will pick you up at your hotel in Uyuni to take our 4x4 vehicle for 6 people, in which we will do the entire route during the three days. We will leave for the Salar de Uyuni, passing through the train cemetery and before the town of Colchani, where we can buy handicrafts. Then, once we are at the salt flat, we will visit the Salt Museum, and travel to Incahuasi Island, a limestone formation in the center of the salt flat. Here we can walk along a path, see the giant cacti and have a privileged view of the salt flat from the top of the hill. We will end the day watching the sunset inside the salt flat, and then head to the accommodation. Day 2: During the morning the pick-up is made in the direction of the road that crosses the Salar de Chiguana. We will visit the Cañapa, Hedionda, Honda and Chiarkota lagoons, before entering the Siloli Desert. We will end the day at Laguna Colorada, a nesting center for more than 30,000 flamingos. We will spend the night at the Huayllajara Refuge. Day 3: We will leave early in the morning to see the sunrise at the Sol de Mañana Geysers, intermittent water sources that rise to a temperature of 90°C, and where we will have the opportunity to take photographs taking advantage of the contrasts of the first lights. and steam. In addition, we will visit the Polques Hot Springs (time to bathe, depending on the tour schedule), the Salvador Dalí Desert, and the Laguna Verde and Laguna Blanca, located on the slopes of the Licancabur Volcano. In addition, we will pass through the Valley of Rocks and San Cristóbal, and then begin our direct return to Uyuni, where we will finish the tour.

La Paz: Uyuni Salt Flats & Lagoon 5-Day Private Trip & Meals

La Paz: Uyuni Salt Flats & Lagoon 5-Day Private Trip & Meals

Enjoy the natural beauty of Bolivia on this 5-day private trip with hotel pickup and drop-off in La Paz. Capture pictures of the Uyuni Salt Flats and isit the Cañapa, Chiarkota, and Ramaditas Lagoons. See the Dali Desert and the Licancabur Volcano. Day 1: After pickup, get transferred to the bus terminal to travel to Uyuni. Day 2: Get picked up at the bus terminal, then go to your hotel to rest. Have breakfast before starting the tour. The tour includes highlights like the train cemetery, Colchani, artisan shops, Isla Incahuasi, and Salar de Uyuni. Enjoy a private lunch in the middle of the salt flat and a sunset toast. Stay overnight at Hotel Boutique Atipax (salt rooms) in a private room with a shower and heating. Day 3: Travel in the direction of the southwest, and visit the lagoons of Cañapa, Chiarkota, and Ramaditas. Spot pink flamingos, then visit the Siloli Desert, the stone tree, the red lagoon, and volcanic fumaroles. Spend the night near the hot waters of Polques in a private room with a bathroom. Day 4: See the hot waters of Polques, the Dali Desert, the valley of rock formations, the green lagoon, and the Licancabur Volcano Viewpoint. Afterward, return to Uyuni. On the way, see herds of llamas, vicuñas, wild birds, and much more. Arrive in Uyuni in the afternoon. Get free time to rest or take a shower before boarding the bus to travel back to La Paz. In La Paz, end your trip with drop-off at your pickup location.

From San Pedro de Atacama: Uyuni Salt Flats 3-Day Tour

From San Pedro de Atacama: Uyuni Salt Flats 3-Day Tour

Itinerary Day by Day Day 1: San Pedro - Hito Cajón – Huayllajara. The tour starts from 7:00 a.m. to 08:00 a.m. (Chilean Hour) Picking up passengers from hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. After completing the migration process at the Chile-Bolivia border, depart from Hito Cajón, the Bolivian border point, at 09:30 a.m. (Bolivian Hour) in a 4WD vehicle with a Private English-speaking guide. Tour highlights include: • Lincancabur Volcano Viewpoint • Green Lagoon and White Lagoon • Salvador Dalí Desert • Polques Hot Springs • Sol de Mañana Geysers • Red Lake with flamingos Night rest: Basic Hostel in Huayllajara: 6-bed shared room for the same group from the 4WD car tour, with shared restroom facilities. Meals: Lunch and Dinner. Day 2: Huayllajara – Agencha Begin your trip after breakfast at 7:00 a.m. with visits to: • Stone Tree • Siloli Desert • Cañapa Lagoon • Hedionda Lagoon • Chiarcota Lagoon On Lagoons, you can observe flamingos in their natural habitat. Next, continue along the rocky road to visit: • Ollague Volcano Viewpoint • Rock Valley Night rest: Basic Hostel in Agencha: twin or 3-bed shared room for the same group from the 4WD car tour, with private toilets in each room. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Day 3: Agencha – Uyuni Town Start your journey after breakfast with visits to: • Uyuni Salt Flats • Incahuasi Island (to see giant cacti and rock formations made of petrified coral) • A hotel made completely out of salt, now used as a museum and restaurant • Flags of the World (where you can bring your own flag and place it for free) • Monument of Dakar Racing Next, continue visiting: • The small settlement of Colchani (salt miners’ workshops next to the salt flats) Here, you can find handicrafts made of salt and textile art made from llama and alpaca wool, which make excellent souvenirs. Finally, arrive at Uyuni town around 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Meals: Breakfast and Lunch. Important Information *During the rainy season (from January to April), it is not possible to access Incahuasi Island. We also may sleep in a different location due to road access.

From Uyuni: Salt Flats 3-day Tour

From Uyuni: Salt Flats 3-day Tour

Get ready for a full salt flat experience. This classic tour will take you to most attractions included colored lagoons, geysers, hot-springs, surreal deserts, and more. Located in the southwest part of Bolivia, the Uyuni Salt Flats is the largest know salt desert on the planet. Created by prehistoric lakes that evaporated long ago you'll see a thick crust of salt that extends all the way to the horizon. At particular periods throughout the year, neighboring lakes overflow and the shallow layer of water provides a great reflection of the sky above.  DAY 1: At 10:30 AM leave Uyuni city and move towards the Train Cemetery to explore old train carriages from Bolivia’s abandoned railroad and learn about their history. Then travel for less than an hour to the village of Colchani, where you will see peculiar salt factories and shopping crafts. Begin your visit to the Salt Flats with a stop at the ground salty water formed by underground rivers. Head to Flags Square, where you will find many flags from countries all over the world. Here you'll also see the Dakar Monument, a representation of the Dakar Rally that took place in Bolivia between 2014 and 2018. This rally was considered one of the deadliest and most dangerous in the world. Enjoy lunch at the first hotel made entirely out of salt. Continue deep into the Salt Flats for a fantastic photo opportunity of the reflective lakes. Go on to explore Inchuasi Island, considered the largest of the salt flats. You’ll find giant cacti and from the top, you can see the Thunupa volcano, considered a sacred place for the indigenous communities. Finish the day seeing the sunset in the big Salar de Uyuni and then move to the accommodation for dinner and overnight. DAY 2: Andean Landscapes are on the itinerary today. Start the day with the first rays of the sun and a healthy breakfast to prepare for the next destination, Ollagüe Volcano viewpoint. This massive andesitic stratovolcano in northern Chile straddles the border with Bolivia. Throughout history, it's had constant intense fumarolic activity in its dome. Continue to see the first lagoons Cañapa and Hedionda, where most pink flamingos and other species can be found in big numbers. Lunch will be served nearby Hedionda Lagoon. In the afternoon, explore one of the driest deserts in the world, the Siloli Desert with an elevation near the 5000 meters above sea level. This desert is also home for the Stone Tree. Finish the day visiting the Red Lagoon observing pink flamingos, alpacas, and vicuñas. Then move onto the accommodation for a well-deserved rest and dinner. DAY 3: The day starts early in the morning to be able to see the sunrise in the geysers and fumaroles of Sol de Mañana, the area with the highest volcanic activity of Bolivia. Later, drive to Polkes to swim in the hot springs and chill. The trip continues through the Dali Desert to appreciate unprecedented and surreal rock formations. Then there is a stop at Verde or Esmeralda Lagoon, a point where you can see the Licancabur Volcano. Making the way back to Uyuni Town, enjoy lunch in a middle town and visit Valley of Rocks and San Cristobal Church. Approximate arrival time Uyuni Town is 5:30 PM.

Uyuni Salt Flat 3 days | Uyuni - Uyuni

Uyuni Salt Flat 3 days | Uyuni - Uyuni

Day 1: We will start our tour by picking you up at your accommodation in Uyuni at 10:15 a.m. and drive to the Uyuni Salt Flat in our 6-person 4x4 vehicle, which will be our means of transportation during the three-day trip. On the way, we will make stops at the train cemetery and the village of Colchani, where you will have the opportunity to purchase local handicrafts. Once inside the salt flat, we will visit the Salt Museum and head to Incahuasi Island, a rock formation in the heart of the salt flat. Here, we will enjoy a walk along the trail, admire the giant cacti and contemplate the impressive views of the salt flat from the top of the hill. We will conclude the day admiring the sunset inside the salt flat and then transfer to the Colcha K hostel, where we will have dinner and rest for the next day. Day 2: In the morning, we will leave Colcha K and continue our journey through the Chiguana salt flat. We will visit the Cañapa, Hedionda, Honda and Chiarkota lagoons before entering the Siloli desert. We will conclude the day at the Colorada Lagoon, which is an important nesting center for more than 30,000 flamingos. We will spend the night at the Huayllajara refuge. Day 3: We will start early in the morning to witness the sunrise at the Sol de Mañana geysers, where water fountains gush intermittently at a temperature of 90°C, offering a unique spectacle that will allow us to capture fascinating photographs with the contrasts of the first lights and steam. Afterwards, we will visit the Polques hot springs, with enough time to enjoy a swim if the tour itinerary allows it. We will continue exploring the Salvador Dali desert, as well as the Verde and Blanca lagoons, located near the Licancabur Volcano. We will also make stops at Valle de Rocas and San Cristobal, before heading directly back to Uyuni, where we will conclude the tour at 18:00. Altiplano winter: During the months of January to April, the climatic phenomenon known as the Altiplanic winter, characterized by rainfall in the central Andes, occurs. This could imply modifications in the itinerary, such as spending the first night in a hostel in Uyuni and the absence of the visit to Incahuasi Island, due to the higher concentration of water during this period.

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