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From La Paz to Atacama: Uyuni Salt Flats 4-Day Tour

4.7 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: JOKER EXPEDITION, BOLIVIA

From La Paz to Atacama: Uyuni Salt Flats 4-Day Tour

Activity provider: JOKER EXPEDITION, BOLIVIA

From US$ 445 per person

Take a trip through salt and desert landscapes and colorful lagoons in the Eduardo Avaroa Reserve. Enjoy thermal springs and spectacular sunsets.

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Duration 4 days
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the fascinating Uyuni Salt Flats
  • Visit the colored lagoons, delicately painted by nature
  • Enjoy a dip in the Termas de Polques hot springs
  • Be transported in comfort from La Paz to Atacama in Chile
Full description

Spend a memorable 3 days on a visit to the Uyuni Salt Flats and colorful lagoons. Marvel at the flamingos and the sunsets. Relax in the hot springs at Termas de Polques.

Day 1

(Dinner) Be picked up from your hotel in La Paz, for the transfer to the bus terminal to travel by night bus to Uyuni.

Day 2

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

At the Uyuni Salt Flats, see salt processing and visit the Hotel de Sal. Travel to Fish Island and then head to Galaxy Cave to see ancestral burials and petrified cactus. Spend the night in accommodation built from salt.

Day 3

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Head south to the Cañapa, Hedionda, Chiarkota, Honda and Ramadita lagoons to see the colors and tones nuanced by wind and time, as well as large numbers of flamingos. Take in one of the most beautiful sunsets on the planet. Spend the night at a hostel.

Day 4

(Breakfast, Lunch)

See the geysers at Sol de Mañana at dawn, and pools where the land seems to boil in an array of colors. Take a dip in Termas de Polques and enjoy breakfast outdoors. Return for lunch at Laguna Colorada, a nesting center for 3 species of flamingos. Be transferred to the Chilean border to be dropped off in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.

Includes
  • Hotel pick up (La Paz)
  • Bus ticket La Paz - Uyuni
  • Professional driver
  • English-speak guide
  • Transportation by comfortable modern car
  • 2 nights' hostel accommodation
  • Meals as indicated in the description
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Transfer to Atacama Chile
  • Snacks
  • Entrance fee (US$ 30 per person)
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic beverages

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • Be sure to bring important personal documents
  • From May-September, warm clothing is recommended
  • Bring sunglasses, sunscreen, a camera with extra batteries and 4 liters of water per person
  • Vegetarian options are available on request
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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A real highlight of our trip to South America. Amazing to explore the changing landscape from the Uyuni Salt Flats to the desert in San Pedro. We went with Liroy from Salty Desert and he made the tour really fun and memorable. He had loads of information which he explained clearly and made sure we had everything we needed. Highly recommend.

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November 1, 2019

Amazing!

The landscape are just wonderful. It’s surreal. I totally recommend to do this trip. Just an issue with one of the accommodation, as one bed was missing and some people had to share a bed and the guide was not helpful and was actually careless and nonchalant. Also we had to pay for the sleeping bags though it was actually included with the local agency. But the local agency, Blueline, refunded us at the end after we mentioned this issue. Finally, the others in the group payed much less, by going directly directly to the agency in Uyuni. But the landscapes are totally worth it!!!

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November 19, 2018

Great adventure with new friends! Fantastic organization

All wonderful people, thank you for making this experience something unique and unforgettable. They live in a magical place, keep taking care of it with the love and passion that they do. I hope to return on an upcoming adventure and if any acquaintance decides to meet Uyuni I will recommend them without a doubt!

November 8, 2018

Product ID: 65545