3-Day Tour to Salt Flats and Lagoons
UYUNI SALT FLATS 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS
Enjoy the world’s largest salt flat with the safest and best operator in Bolivia
Best rated tour, with an English-fluent guide assisting you the whole trip
All groups travel in comfortable Toyota 4x4s with experienced drivers
• Including Satellite phone, Oxygen bottle and sleeping bag.
Take an unforgettable 3-day tour through the vast white Salt flats of Uyuni, into the desert of southwest Bolivia, one of the highest and driest in the world… Visit tiny villages lost in the tundra surrounded by multicoloured mountain and lakes filled with flamingos, the Sol de Manana geyser, thermal hot-springs at night,to finish the day, with temperatures around 38°C (100°F) and enjoying the star gazing and milky way.
You can finish your tour at San Pedro de Atacama for an extra $10 USD if specified !
From RED PLANET EXPEDITION office, leaving at 11:00 am. in a Toyota land cruiser, you will head towards the first stop "The train’s graveyard" and see the first locomotives in Bolivia. Afterwards you go to the small village of Colchani visiting the factories and the handycraft market . Finishing your lunch there, you will be taken to the great salt flat of Uyuni (Salar de Uyuni) to go straight to a hotel made out of salt,Playa Blanca (the only hotel allowed inside the salt flats) surrounded by salt sculptures, flags and the Dakar Statue. Mooving on towards the center of the salt flats you will fully enjoy the vastness of the landscapes and have a photo session of funny perspective pictures with the tour guide who's got plenty of experience in this field of photography. A hike in the Inca Wasy island(Cactus Island),awaits for you after that, where you see the giant cacty and coral Rock formations. The hike itself is a loop of approximatly 1h and will take you all the way to the top where a great 360* view can be appreciated. Once you finish this little hike, west will be your next direction to the small Village of Villa Candelaria to spend the first night but just before your leave the salt flat a breathtaking Sun-Set will be seen at its very shore. Arriving inthe accomodations you will enjoy some hot coffee and chocolate with some cookies etc at the tea time break and later a delicious dinner. ACCOMMODATION: (salt hotel – private toilets)
Waking up at 6:30 am, your journey into the hightest and driest desert will be filled with breathtaking landscapes of dormant volcanos and lagoons coloring the vast andean desert of Bolivia. Different Flor and Fauna are on the menu like Llamas,Vicunas, Viszcachas, Andean Foxes and of course Flamingos ! Those animals will be most commonly seen in the national park Eduardo Avaroa which is 720000 hectares big, and where the Laguna Colorada awaits for you, one of the hightlights of the entire tour ! Last but not least, we drive you into a volcanic crater where you can see some geological activities. Afterward the hotel and hot springs awaits for you.
This day starts around 6:30 am. taking a good breakfast (some pancakes, yogurt, milk, corn flakes etc) to get energy for the last day of this trip. Starting by visiting first the Salvador Dali Desert and then followed by the Green Lake right next to the border of Chile where you can be dropped off at the imigration office. If you wanna come back to Uyuni, North would be your course crossing back threw stunning landscapes from a different road and making some stops in the way for legs stretching, toilets, and lunch. 17:00 pm Approx arrival in Uyuni at Red Planet Expedition office
So don't miss out on this amazing opportunity and get your reservation now !
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions ( Mostly Cold temperatures)"
"One guide is divided between two cars ( 1 Guide for 12 people max )"
"All cars in the company are equiped with Radios to comunicate between eachother"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 3 Days
Lugar de comienzo:
Red Planet Expeditions, Av Ferroviaria, Uyuni, Bolivia
Traveler pickup is offered
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.