From Uyuni: Red Lagoon & Uyuni Salt Flats 3-Day Guided Tour

56 Reviews
Tours Culinary & nightlife Sightseeing on wheels Reseller exclusions Lagoons Nature & adventure Outdoor activities National Parks Jeep & 4WD Tours Nature & Panorama Food & drinks Photography Tours Geyser Activities Medium-risk activities Sunset tours

Explore Uyuni Salt Flats and its surroundings on a 3-day trip with transport, meals, and an English-speaking guide. See the Salt Flats, Red Lagoon, Isla Incahuasi, deserts, and more.


  • English Certificated Speaking Guide included
  • Experience the beauty of Salar de Uyuni and its colorful lagoons up close
  • Get an up-close view of flamingos as they gather around the lagoons.
  • Take epic photos during the 3 day Tour.


Day 1: Start your tour off at 10:30 a.m. with a drive out to the Uyuni Salt Flats. The first stop is the haunting “Train Graveyard’, which is found on the outskirts of Uyuni. Then visit the small settlement of Colchani (salt miners’ workshops next to the salt flats), there, also find handicrafts made of salt, and textile art manufactured of llama and alpaca wool. These make excellent souvenirs to bring back home. Take photos as you cruise along the vast white expanse of salt, wade through “Ojos de Agua Salada”, also visit: a hotel made completely out of salt which is currently used as a museum – restaurant, Flags of the world (Where you can bring yours and put there for free) and a Monument of Dakar racing. After a morning of exploration, Lunch will be served on the way, following that, have time to take a hike to the top of the Incahuasi island to see giant cacti and rock formations made of petrified coral. Next, take time to organize your group for fun perspective- and proportion-distorted photos, set on the blinding white surface of the salt flats, playing around with the scene, you can be sure to take some funny, and memorable shots! Finally, head to a spacious area for the unique experience of seeing a beautiful sunset over the salt flats, spreading its dazzling colors all over the Uyuni Salt Flats, and enjoying it with a glass of wine. Accommodation: Agencha Hostel: 3-beds, 4-beds, 5-beds, and 6-bed rooms + shared toilets. / no Wi-Fi Day 2: Start at 6:30 a.m. for breakfast. First stop, the Chiguana Desert on Uyuni salt flats Southside, surrounded by volcanoes such as Ollagüe, which is still active and can be seen from the lookout point. Then, continue along the rocky road to visit: Cañapa, Hedionda, and Chiarcota Lagoons in which flamingoes can be seen. After Lunch, enter to “Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve”, visit the Desert of Siloli (the highest and driest in the world), and take a picture next to the ‘Rock tree’ (a lava rock formation). Before arriving at the 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. Accommodation: Huayllajara Hostel, shared 6-bed rooms + shared baths, no hot water (to protect the national park) / no Wi-Fi Day 3: Get off to an early start around 5:00 a.m. to visit the Sol de Mañana Geyser and walk next to fumaroles and steaming craters filled with boiling mud pots. then, have the opportunity to take a bath in an open air Hot Springs at a 35 Cº water. The next places to appreciate are the Dali Desert, Green and white Lagoon. 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 Rock Valley and a small stop at San Cristobal Village just to use toilets. Arrive in Uyuni town from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. OPTIONAL: Upgrade the 2 Nights Hostel by adding an extra Price to the Final Payment Panel.


First night in hostel (3-beds, 4-beds, 5-beds, and 6-bed rooms) with private toilets Second night in shared 6-bed room (same group at the jeep car) with shared toilet Transportation in 4WD with rooftop luggage rack Local driver Tour guide 3 Lunches 2 Dinners 2 Breakfasts

Important Information

  • This tour starts and ends in Uyuni City.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Book Nearby Accommodation

View Larger Map


Book Now!

My Lists

Create New Guide


Mini Guides

Login to create your guides for Chile.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



Create & Share your own Guide to Chile with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


Mini Guides

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Chile is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Chile

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Chile