Uyuni Salt Flats Day Trip By Air From La Paz

La Paz, Bolivia

Experience Rating
icon8 to 12 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Witness the enchanting landscape of Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flats in the world, on a private full-day tour from La Paz. Fly over some of Bolivia’s most spectacular scenery in an aircraft then visit the captivating Cactus Island to see a plethora of cacti species and exotic flowers. Then, gaze at the glimmering white blanket of salt flats and see the sun shimmer off the incandescent earth. Eat a delicious lunch amid the natural splendor then enjoy the return journey back to La Paz in the comfortable aircraft.
  • A guided full-day tour of the Uyuni salt flats
  • Visit the Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flats, on a convenient day trip from La Paz
  • Eat a picnic lunch in the middle of the salt flats
  • Listen to intriguing commentary from the private guide
  • Includes hotel pickup and drop-off by private vehicle
  • This private tour ensures you’ll see the best of the Salar de Uyuni while receiving undivided attention from your guide

Round-trip flight from La Paz to Uyuni
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
Professional guide
Picnic lunch

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel in downtown La Paz


  • El Alto Airport, La Paz Bolivia

Departure Time

6:30 AM
Depart from your La Paz hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and venture to El Alto airport. Climb aboard your aircraft and feel your excitement heighten as the engine roars into life and you take flight above southern Bolivia; gaze down at the undulating peaks of the Andes Mountains and enjoy the scenery on your short 1-hour flight. 

On arrival, marvel at the shimmering white carpet of the Salyar de Uyuni, the unearthly landscape that covers 4,00 (square miles (10,000 square km). See plethoras of pink flamingos, rare hummingbirds and millennium old cacti as you stroll the incandescent surface.  

Capture fascinating photographs of the exotic flowers and ancient cacti of Cactus Island and take amazing shots of optical illusions caused by solar radiations. Feast on a fulfilling picnic lunch in the middle of the flats and continue to admire the wondrous panorama. 

When your time of the Salar de Uyini comes to an end, return to your aircraft and fly back to La Paz where an awaiting vehicle departs for your hotel.
Stop At:  
La Paz
Meet your driver in the lobby of your hotel in downtown La Paz. You will be transferred to El Alto airport for you one-hour flight to Uyuni.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Our accredited guide will meet you at the airport in Uyuni upon arrival of your flight, and will transfer you to the Salt Flats.
Stop At:  
Salar de Uyuni
Embark on a private, guided full-day tour to the renowned Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flats in the world. You’ll be picked up at your hotel in downtown La Paz and transferred to the airport for a flight to the town of Uyuni. The visit to the salt flats is an unforgettable adventure. You’ll visit the legendary Cactus Island and eat lunch in the center of the flats. And at the end of the day, you’ll fly back to La Paz and be taken back to your hotel.
Duration: 6 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
At the end of the day you'll return to Uyuni airport for your flight back to La Paz (one hour).
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
La Paz
Your driver will be awaiting you at El Alto airport and will transfer you to your hotel in downtown La Paz.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Flight time is approximately 1 hour
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country are required at time of booking for all participants
  • It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes and clothes, and bring water, a hat and sunscreen
  • Please note: travelers wanting to stay in Uyuni for the night can do so for an additional US$195 per person. Please contact the local operator after booking in order to make the appropriate arrangements
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

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