3 Days Uyuni & Surrealistic Deserts

Uyuni, Bolivia

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Overview

11 travelers per guide, makes this tour an eco-friendly with the environment from this magic and surrealistic destination. Cozy accommodations in salt hostel and a communitarian hostel with especialized guides in photo safary and nature interpretation.

4wd transportation
Lunch (3)
Dinner (2)
Breakfast (2)
Transfer San Pedro de Atacama
Tips
Transfer airport
Personal expenses
Entrance fees described in itinerary

Departure Point

Avenida Ferroviaria, 5, Uyuni, Bolivia

Departure Time

5/10/2019 - 6/17/2021
Monday - Sunday:10:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Itinerary
Train Cemetery
Explore the graveyard of the first Bolivian locomotives. This place has lot of history and works well as a giant playground for adults.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Colchani
Learn about the production of salt in Bolivia. There's a chance to explore around shopping handicrafts and original woolen clothes for good prices. This is the entrance to the Salt Flats.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Salar de Uyuni
Salt Flats time! We spend most of the day here. Besides the mirror reflection and perspective photos, we'll see the first hotel made entirely of salt, flag island, Dakar monument, Giant Cacti Island to end up seeing a beautiful sunset in the largest salt desert on earth. After all this, we head to our accommodation.
Duration: 6 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Accommodation:
 Overnight at Salt Hostel. Dorms with shared bathrooms.
Meals:
 Lunch  Dinner  
Salar de Chiguana
Another salt desert which is brown colored and smaller than Uyuni.
Duration: 12 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Mirador Volcán Ollagüe
We'll be seeing one of the active volcanoes of Bolivia in this viewpoint located 10 km away. This is the entrance to the dry deserts at high altitude.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Laguna Canapa
Andean salty lagoon with a few flamingos.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Laguna Hedionda
Smelly lagoon where hundreds of flamingos meet with other bird species.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Siloli Desert
At an altitude near 5000 m.a.s.l., this is one of the driest and highest deserts in the world. Here we will see the famous stone tree.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve of Andean Fauna
Welcome to the most visited national park of Bolivia. This is where the famous Red Lagoon is located. We will see thousands of flamingos and a unique landscape. After seeing this attraction, we move to our accommodation.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Accommodation:
 Overnight at communitarian basic hostel
Meals:
 Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner  
Laguna Verde
The tour starts very early at 5:00 am to observe the eruptions of the Geysers and fumaroles of Sol de Mañana, which is an area of volcanic activity. Later we will stop by Polkes where the hot springs wait for us to relax and recover energies. The trip continues through the Dali Desert to appreciate unprecedented and surreal rock formations. Then there is a stop at Laguna Verde or Esmeralda (Green Lagoon), a point where you can see the Licancabur Volcano. Finally you will visit San Cristobal Church and return to Uyuni to arrive at 5:30 p.m. Passengers, who make the transfer to San Pedro de Atacama in Chile, depart directly from Hito Cajones in Bolivia, so they won’t visit San Cristobal.
Duration: 12 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Geiser Sol de la Manana
We wake up super early to see the geysers at their best. This place is located at 4800 m.a.s.l., it could pretty cold but we will start seeing the first rays of morning sun.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Aguas Termales de Polques
Hotsprings for us! this location has a lot of volcanic activity and from here we will be able to recover energies and see part of the sunrise.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Salvador Dali Desert
The most surrealistic desert of Bolivia.
Admission Ticket Free
Laguna Verde
Green Lagoon in the south corner of Bolivia. From here, we will be able to see the Licancabur volcano, a natural border between Bolivia and Chile. This is our last attraction before going back to Uyuni. On the way to Uyuni we will make different stops to use toilets or buy snacks and have lunch.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
 Breakfast  Lunch  
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with lung desieses such as asthma or others due to altitude
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.
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