The Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt sea in the world, is one of the great wonders of Bolivia's nature. With more than 10 thousand square kilometers and located at about 3500 meters altitude, it is an important tourist center for the region, as well as a source of minerals such as lithium, magnesium, potassium and sodium, a lot of sodium.
1 night accommodation at "Hotel CRISTAL SAMAÑA"
Bilingual guide service (English - Spanish)
Admission tickets to the attractions
Transportation to and from Uyuni
Accommodation in Uyuni
Drinks in restaurants and hotels
Meals not specified on itinerary
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered *Please confirm accommodation details in Uyuni at time of booking**
Returns to original departure point
What To Expect
UYUNI – COLCHANI
Uyuni Salt Lake
Pickup from the airport or bus station or accommodation in Uyuni.
10:30 Start the tour: Visit to the train cemetery (old steam locomotives that were used to transport minerals), we will then continue the journey to the village of Colchani, where the processing of salt can be observed (drying, grinding and packaging of salt) you will also have the opportunity purchase handicrafts made of salt. Then we will be able to see the Salt mounds (first stage in processing the salt, the drying), Eyes of water (groundwater that flow to the surface), the Salt Museum built from salt and visit of the Incahuasi Island (a rocky island in the middle of the salt flat where we can observe giant cactuses, some of them are more than 100 years old, from the top you can see the salt flats in its entirety)
Lunch in the center of the salt flats (only dry season).
Transfer to Colchani to overnight in Salt hotel. (L)