Classic Tour 3 days and 2 nights (group of 6 people)

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$140.00 (shared)
$200.00 (private)

Duration

3 days

Type Tour

Adventure

Description

The city of Uyuni is the gateway to the spectacular Salt Flats, lagoons and volcanoes of the Altiplano. The biggest attraction is the Salar de Uyuni, the largest in the world.

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Request the tour fee, because it changing according to the season (rainy or dry)

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Tour Plan

This is the most complete classic tour that includes salt flats, deserts and colored lagoons, although there are no luxury accommodations on this tour, we can offer you a double or matrimonial rooms with private bathroom and hot water for your comfort, In this tour mainly the accommodation is basic , not luxury hotel.

With that said, we started the adventure and left the office in Uyuni at 10:30 am. heading to the train cemetery, where we will have an estimated visit of approximately 30 minutes, a historical place since before tourism Uyuni citizen lived from the export of minerals and  they precisely used these trains, now they form a train cemetery with a surreal aspect, excellent for take pictures, then we return to the jeeps and head to the great Salar de Uyuni, but before we visit Colchani, which is the town where we can observe the handicrafts made of salt, such as salt llamas, salt ashtrays, wool sweaters flames etc.

Entering the salt flats we will visit the salt piles, salt blocks and the salt flats eyes. Rally Dakar salt monument. The hand of salt and the pyramids of salt. Stairway to Heaven. Flags from all over the world. After we will visit the museum salt hotel “Playa Blanca”, in this place where there are chairs and tables made entirely of salt, we will have lunch, its included in tour package, drinks and fruits are included. (vegetarian and vegan option available). We arrive right in the center of the Uyuni salt flats to visit the Isla del Pescado, commonly known as the incahuasi island, where we find old cactus with more than 1000 years old, fossil algae and vizcachas, the entrance fee is 30 bs per person. its not included. (The entrance fee ticket gives them the right to use the bathroom and water on the Island). Sunset on the salt flats and photo session. Then we go to San Juan town to spend the first night in a salt hotel, double or twin room with private bathroom are available, there are hot water. Dinner is included in this salt lodging.

We leave the salt flats behind and we wake up at 08:00 am. to have breakfast in the same salt lodging and then we begin with the second day of the tour.

We visit the Ollague Volcano, a active volcano. We will only see it from the viewpoint, we did not climb it for a time reason.

Going in to Salvador Dalí’s desert, we will visit 3 lagoons:  Laguna Honda, Hedionda and Ramaditas, where we can observe many flamingos. (Lunch on route).

The stone tree in Salvador Dalí’s desert. Finally,  in the afternoon we visit the Laguna Colorada located in the Eduardo Avaroa National Park Reserve, to go into the reserve have to you buy the entrance fee (150bs. per person) because it is a government tax for foreign citizens is not included in the tour fee, Then, we will go to Huayajara town or Polkes town to spend the night in double or twins rooms with private bathroom and hot water.

This is the last day of the tour and perhaps the coldest, so you have to bundle up very well, we get up early to visit the Geysers and Fumaroles, we have to go at that time to find the high fumaroles 10 to 15 meters high height, if we go for example at 10am  in the morning the fumaroles are small and that is not interesting.

Then, we will visit the hot springs where we have breakfast and this is the place where you can take a hot bath with a very pleasant temperature, it is recommended to bring a towel and swimsuit to go in the pools so you can renew energy after 2 days of tour.

After spending a very pleasant moment in the hot springs, we are going to visit the Licancabur Volcano and the Laguna Verde, it is next to the white lagoon, close this ares is the national border between Bolivia and Chile and those passager who wish to finish the tour In San Pedro de Atacama Chile, they will take a vehicle transfer to Chile (50 USD additional cost) and end their tour at 2:00 p.m. in San Pedro de Atacama Chile, where we end our services, the other passengers will return to Uyuni through the Valley of the Rocks, Villa Mar Oasis and San Cristóbal mining center.

We will arrive in Uyuni city on the third day around at 6:00 p.m. where we end our services.

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Max Travelers

6

Min Age

6+

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