Uyuni: Uyuni Salt Flats and San Pedro de Atacama 3-Day Tour

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Explore Uyuni and San Pedro de Atacama on a 3-day guided trip. Go on a guided tour of the Uyuni Salt Flats, discover Isla Incahuasi, and marvel at the colors of the Red Lagoon.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the desolate beauty of the largest salt flat in the world
  • Cross the border from Bolivia to Chili easily with help from your tour guide
  • Relax sore muscles in the warm and calming waters of an outdoor hot spring
  • Get inspiration for your next creative endeavor from the iconic Dali Desert
  • See a hotel and museum created entirely from salt and buy salt handicrafts

Description

Day 1 10:30 a.m. Tour Uyuni Salt Flats Day 2 Tour Uyuni Salt Flats + National Reserve Day 3 Tour Uyuni Salt Flats + National Reserve 10:30 a.m. Transfer to San Pedro de Atacama. 1:30 p.m. Arrival time to Spa. Explore the area around Uyuni on a 3-day tour. See handicrafts made of salt, stop at the Flags of the World, and visit the Chiguana Desert. Day 1 Meet your guide in Uyuni and begin your 3-day adventure. Head to the Train Graveyard, a cemetery full of abandoned trains. Stop at the small settlement of Colchani, which housed salt miners, and shop for handicrafts made of salt and textile art made of llama and alpaca fiber. Next, visit a hotel and museum made entirely out of salt. Bring your country's flag and place it at the Flags of the World, and stop at the Monument to Dakar racing. For an added fee, visit Incahuasi Island, a former island in the middle of the salt flats. Then, pose for some fun perspective- and proportion-distorted photos taken against the backdrop of the striking white surface of the salt flats. 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. First Night: Agencha Hostel – 2-beds, 3-beds, 4-beds room + Private toilets. Day 2 Begin with an early breakfast before heading to Chiguana Desert. Stand surrounded by volcanoes and marvel at the still-active Ollagüe Volcano. Then, continue along the rocky road El Pasito Tuntun to reach the beautiful lagoons of Cañapa, Hedionda, and Chiarcota. Keep an eye out for the brilliantly colored flamingoes standing in the lagoons. Stop to enjoy lunch before heading to Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve (entry not included). Visit Siloli Desert and see the Rock Tree lava rock formation. Continue to Huayllajara, stopping at the Red Lagoon overlook point to see flamingos relaxing in the intense red colors of the lake. Second Night: Huayllajara Hostel shared 6-beds rooms + shared toilets. Day 3 Get off to an early start around 5:00 a.m. to visit the Sol de Mañana Geyser (5,000m) and walk next to fumaroles and steaming craters filled with boiling pots of mud at 150-200 Cº. 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 Marvel at the vivid colors of the Green and White Lagoons, created from the toxic copper water at the foot of the Licancabur Volcano. Then, head back to San Pedro de Atacama in Chile. Cross the Bolivian border with the help of your tour guide and finish your adventure at San Pedro de Atacama’s main square.

Includes

Transportation by 4WD with rooftop luggage rack Guide Shared accommodation for 2 nights 2 lunches 2 dinners 2 breakfasts

Important Information

  • This tour begins in Bolivia and ends in Chile. If you need a visa to visit Chile, you must apply for it on your own before your activity begins Entry fees are not included:
  • Isla Incahusasi Entry Fee: 30 Bob
  • Reserva Eduardo Avaroa Entry fee: 150 Bob
  • Toilets: 20 Bob
  • Hot Springs Entry fee: 7 Bob

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