Uyuni Salt Flats – 3days/2nights + Bus La Paz – Uyuni – La Paz

La Paz, Bolivia

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Overview

+Touristic Bus La Paz - Uyuni - La Paz with on board service.
+Take the tour accompanied by professional English Speaking guide.
+Comfortable schedule of buses:
La Paz to Uyuni: 9:00 p.m.
Uyuni to La Paz: 8:00 p.m.
+Arrival to La Paz City the 5th day of the tour at 6:30 a.m.

• Bus tickets Round Trip – La Paz – Uyuni – La Paz. (Service on board)(.
Basic Accommodation. First and Second night: Shared six beds room. (Same Group at the car)
Transportation in 4WD with rooftop luggage rack.
Local Driver.
English Speaking Guide
Meals served on board the bus: 1 Dinner / 1 Breakfast.
Meals during the tour: 3 Lunches / 2 Dinners / 2 Breakfasts.
Sleeping bag (you must inform the operator before the tour starts)
Breakfast (2)
Lunch (3)
Dinner (3)
• Entrance Fees: Isla Incahuasi (30 Bs*)
• Entrance Fees: Reserva Eduardo Avaroa (150 Bs*)
• Toilets on the way (20 Bs).
• Galaxy Caves 15 Bs
• Hot Springs 7 Bs.
• Personal expenses 100 bs.

Departure Point

Todo Turismo, Av. Uruguay # 102, Edificio Paula Piso 1, Of. 6 (Frente a la Terminal de Buses), La Paz, Bolivia

Departure Time

7:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Itinerary
La Paz
Go to “Todo Turismo” office at 8:00 p.m. for the check in, then bus departures at 9:00 p.m. Inside the bus, enjoy the service of: Dinner (Meat and Vegetarian Option), Breakfast, Bottle of Water, a Hot Drink, Heating, Toilets, Polar Blanket, Wi-Fi and First Aid Kit.
Duration: 10 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
 Dinner  
Uyuni
Arrive to Uyuni City at 7:00 a.m. a guide will pick you up from the bus for to go to one coffee shop, there you can buy the breakfast (by yourself) and wait until 9:00 a.m. for to get to the office “Perla de Bolivia” with one guide.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Salar de Uyuni
Day 2 07:00 a.m. Arrival to Uyuni city. 10:30 a.m. Tour Uyuni Salt Flats 3Days/2Nights. Start your tour leaving Uyuni town at 10:30 a.m. from the office with a first visit to Uyuni’s “train graveyard” to see the first locomotives in Bolivia. Then visit the small settlement of Colchani (salt miners´s workshops next to the salt flats), also find handicrafts made of salt and textile art made of llama and alpaca fiber. Next, tour will continue into the great Salt Flats of Uyuni, which is located in an altitude of 3650m. Take photos as you cruise along the vast white expanse of salt, see first “Ojos de Agua Salada” (‘salt water eyes’) and take a small walk around of a hotel made completely of salt, this amazing place currently serves as a museum. Following this jam-packed morning, after lunch you’ll carry on to “Isla Incahuasi” (Fish Island), where you will have time to take a hike to the top of the island to see giant cacti, and rock formations made of petrified coral. Then, make sure you and your group pose for some fun perspective- and proportion-distorted photos, taken against the backdrop of the striking white surface of the salt flats. Afterwards, enjoy a unique experience of seeing a beautiful sunset over the salt flats. Finish off at the village of Agencha, to have dinner and night stay in the hostel. Accommodation: Hostel in Agencha – Shared Rooms with the same group of the car during the 3 day tour.
Duration: 9 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Accommodation:
 Hotel in Agencha Shared Rooms with the same group of the car during the 3 day tour.
Meals:
 Lunch  Dinner  
Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve of Andean Fauna
Start the morning off at 7:00 am with breakfast. First stop, Galaxy Caves and then go visit the Chiguana Desert (located on the south side of the Uyuni salt flats) It is surrounded by volcanoes, such as Ollagüe (5840m), which is still active and that can be seen from the lookout point. Then, continue along the rocky road that´s called “El Pasito Tuntun”. Later, visit the beautiful Andean lagoons, inhabited by 3 species of Andean flamingos. Marvel at three lagoons on the way: ‘Cañapa’ where you’ll spot the first pink flamingos, ‘Hedionda’ where lunch will be served, and ‘Chiarcota’ where you’ll see a wider variety of birds and altiplanic fauna. Finally in the day, enter to “Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve” (NATIONAL PARK), visit the Desert of Siloli at 4550m (the highest and driest desert in the world), take a picture next to the ‘Rock tree’ (a lava rock formation). Before arriving to final destination, stop at the overlook point by the Red Lagoon to see more pink flamingos in their natural habitat and admire this intense red-colored lake. Stay the night at a shared family lodging in Huayllajara. Accommodation: "Huayllajara" basic lodge (dorm of 6 beds shared bathroom).
Duration: 10 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Accommodation:
 "Huayllajara" basic lodge (dorm of 6 beds shared bathroom).
Meals:
 Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner  
Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve of Andean Fauna
Get off to an early start around 5:00 a.m. to visit the Sol de Mañana Geyser (5,000m) and walk alongside to fumaroles and steaming craters filled with boiling pots of mud at 150-200 Cº. Continue to the open air hot springs, and take a bath in 35ºC water. The next places to appreciate are: The Dali Desert (where Salvador Dali found his inspiration from boulders sprinkled in the middle of the desert) and The Green Lagoon toxic copper water at the foot of the big Licancabur volcano at 6000m, a few kilometers from the Bolivia-Chile border. Then head back to Uyuni passing by beautiful scenery along the way and eating a picnic lunch along the roadside. On the way, pass by Valley of the Rocks, Alota settlement and San Cristobal Village where a barroque church and colonial paintings can be seen. Arrive back to Uyuni by 6:30 p.m.
Duration: 10 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Uyuni
Arrive back to Uyuni by 6:30 p.m. and the operator will take you to the bus station where you will embark on the 8:00 p.m. bus “Todo Turismo” from Uyuni town to La Paz City. Please arrive to Todo Turismo Office at 7:15 p.m. for check in.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
 Breakfast  Lunch  
La Paz
Day 5. Arrive to La Paz city at 6:30 a.m. Finish point of the tour: “Todo Turismo” office.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
  Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers

Cancellation policy

If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.Learn more about cancellations.
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