Uyuni Salt Flat & Desert

Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni is considered one of the most extreme and remarkable vistas in all of South America, if not Earth. Stretching more than 4,050 square miles of the Altiplano, it is the world’s largest salt flat, left behind by prehistoric lakes evaporated long ago. Here, a thick crust of salt extends to the horizon, covered by quilted, polygonal patterns of salt rising from the ground.

From: $ 1320 per person
Day 1
Arrival day: Uyuni – Colchani

Arrival from the airport or bus station and transfer to the Uyuni city. Start the tour: Visit to the train cemetery , the Salt mounds, Eyes of water .the town of Coquesa, where we will visit its famous mummies (dated from the 700b.c.) and which preserve almost intact part of the skin, hair and fingernails), and small walk around the viewpoint of the Tunupa volcano, where we will observe the flamingos in the wetlands.
Lunch in the center of the salt flats (only dry season). Then, visit the Salt Museum built from salt and visit of the Incahuasi Island. We continue to Transfer to Colchani to overnight in Salt hotel.

Day 2
Colchani – Uyuni – Desert

Breakfast at hotel.
Visit 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, San Cristobal Church, Ollague Volcano viewpoint, Cañapa and Hedionda Lagoons. Lunch on route. Arrival to the desert and overnight in a desert hotel.

Day 3
Desert Excursion

Breakfast at hotel.
Early in the morning we will start the visit Siloli Desert, to the Stone Tree (geomorphological formation from the mushroom rock type, due to the erosion caused by the wind. It outstands from a set of volcanic rocks), the Red Lagoon where the red of its waters is due to sediments from algae as well as zooplankton and phytoplankton which have the peculiarity of changing with the temperature, the Geysers (lava boiling intensely and steam which reaches up to 50 meters high), stop at the Hot Springs of Polques where we can enjoy nature and a refreshing and energetic bath in the middle of the desert. Lunch on route. Then, we will visit the Green Lagoon where we can see its impressive emerald color and the Licancabur Volcano.
Overnight in a desert hotel.

Day 4
Transfers out: Desert – Uyuni

Breakfast at hotel.
Visit Stone Camel, the lost city of Italy, the Mysterious lagoon, lunch on route and Rocks valley.
Return to Uyuni and transfer to the airport or bus station.
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