From Uyuni Salt Flats: 2-Day Tour to San Pedro de Atacama

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Begin an unforgettable trip through 12,000 km² of fantastic landscapes of salt, surrealist deserts and colored lagoons. The dazzling white mantle of the Salar de Uyuni resembles an immense glacier.


  • Explore the Uyuni Salt Flats, and Red lagoon in Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve
  • Travel exclusively with a specialist guide in English and a professional driver
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch in the middle of the salt desert
  • Observe the stars and sunrise in the middle of the multicolors deserts


Day 1: At 8:30 am we will pick you up from your salt hotel in Colchani. Enter the enigmatic Salar de Uyuni and the salt factory in Colchani. Stop at the salt mounds which are small salt pyramids created by the people of Colchani to dry the salt and then transport it to the town to be processed. You will visit the staircase to heaven, the monument of flags and the countless salt figures carved by the residents. You will enjoy a 360° view from Incahuasi Island located in the middle of the salt flat, later you will see a view of the Tunupa volcano and arrive in Tahua to visit the Chantani museum. Pass through Puerto Chuvica and continue exploring the salt flat until you reach San Juan del Rosario to observe the history and life of the Lords of Lípez. Today it is possible to find evidence of their culture, daily life and customs, gathered in a small museum where valuable pieces stand out. Enjoy the view of the Ollague volcano. In the afternoon we will continue the trip to the lagoons of Cañapa, Hedionda, Chiarkota, Honda and Ramaditas, where we will be able to observe the three different species of flamingos. Live the trip near the lagoons, surrounded by volcanoes with their eternal snow caps mixed with landscapes full of green and other magical colors. After passing through the Inca Pass and the last lagoon, we will enter a huge desert area without roads. These fantastic deserts bring together many different colors, from brown, red, orange, brass and beige, which are shown successively at each curve of the route. We will spend the night at private rooms private rooms in the middle of the desert. At night you will enjoy a stargazing tour . Day 2: You will visit Stone Tree which is a tree shaped geological structure, and the Red lagoon. Afterwards we will arrive at the Geysers of Sol de Mañana. The desert and Salar of Chalviri offers us a landscape combining the white of the snow and the red brown of the desert together with the blue of the water. You will have the opportunity to take a swim in the Hot Springs of Polques. Afterwards you will visit Valley of the ladies which is a geologic wonderland created by the winds. Visit the Green Lagoon located at the foot of the Licancabur Volcano. We will arrive there by lunch time, which is the best time to see how its waters change colours from emerald green to a deeper green. From this point we will then continue towards the Chilean border and travel back to San Pedro de Atacama. Drop off in your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama around 15:00 PM.


Private transfer from Hito Cajones (Bolivia) to your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama Chile. Full meals: 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast. Expert local guide. Spanish speaking driver. Natural herbs and medication against altitude sickness and high pressure, oxygen, extinguisher and satellite phone. Private transportation in modern Toyota land cruiser 4x4, spacious, with air conditioning and heating. Overnight stay in the best private boutique rooms in the region, as described in program. These rooms have heating and warm water.

Important Information

  • Warm clothes. Gloves. Woolen socks. Hat that covers your ears and protects you from the sun. Rain or waterproof boots (important item! to walk “on” the water). Lip moisturizer. Sun glasses. Sun block 30+. Flashlight. Raincoat (From December to March). Extra water. Passport or visa.

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