Salar de Uyuni with lodging - 4 days full tour - With Tunupa

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Explore the Salar de Uyuni on a 4x4 tour, with a duly registered agency with years of experience. We know the special tastes of each visitor who comes to visit us! Our tour covers all the highlights of the city, from the Rusted Train Graveyard, the world's largest salt desert, an island filled with rock formations and giant cacti, and much more. This tour includes meals, accommodation, guide, all entrance fees and stops to review the geometric patterns of the salt, time to take classic perspective photos on the huge salt flats and many surprises that you can only see LIVING THIS MAGICAL MOMENT, some details plus the you will find below. Are we going to explore Uyuni together?

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Intiraymi Expediciones

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Train Cemetery - Colchani - Salar de Uyuni- Incahuasi Island

Stop At: Train Cemetery

We begin the tour knowing an open-air museum of the Old Train Cemetery that is located on the edge of the city; where we can remember and imagine the glorious mining era of the region. We will visit the salt hotel, the eyes of

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Colchani

In the town of Colchani we will be able to appreciate how the locals take part of the extracted salt and, being carried away by the imagination, they use it in the elaboration of handicrafts. Creating different things such as picture frames, jewelry boxes, local animals and other accessories where they capture the Andean landscapes. You can also find beautiful textiles, traditional fabrics and functional or decorative ceramics.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Salar de Uyuni

The wonderful Salar de Uyuni known as the largest salt desert in the world, is like a mirror that reflects the sky. Surrounded by mountains and volcanoes that reach 5000 meters above sea level. Where on our way we can observe fantastic optical illusions that are accentuated in the rainy season and also the “Ojos de Agua”, small eruptions of salt that will help us to know the process of formation of this infinite sea of salt. We will also visit the “Hotel de Sal”, the first of its kind, which currently functions as a museum.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Isla Incahuasi

We arrive at Incahuasi Island in the center of the salt flat, where we can observe large populations of cacti, sea rock fossils, local fauna and spectacular views of the salt flat. from the highest point extraordinary viewpoint an extraordinary sunset. Then we will go to the hostel that is at the foot of the Tunupa volcano (5,432 masl) in Jirira or Hotel Los Flamencos in the town of San Juan, where we will rest until the next day.

Duration: 2 hour

Day 2 Tunupa volcano-

Stop At: Tunupa Volcano

This day we are going to need a little physical effort, for that we are going to have a good breakfast and then we leave early for the Tunupa Volcano that has several colors, ranging from oranges to different shades of brown because of the minerals. The volcano is located a few kilometers from the shore of the salt flat and its name is from the Andean deity that means God of thunder and lightning. Our vehicle will take us to the end of the road at a height of 3,850 meters. From there we will walk about 3 to 4 hours until we reach the viewpoint (4,700 meters) where we can appreciate a magnificent view of the salt flat and lagoons where they are home to flamingos, ostriches, foxes and flora that can survive in this rare and unique ecosystem. In the afternoon we go to our La Cabaña de Sal Lodge in the town of San Juan.

Duration: 8 hour

Day 3 Ollague Volcano - Siloli Desert - Stone Tree - Laguna Colorada

Stop At: Volcan Ollague

We will have breakfast and then leave at around 8:00 am. A.M. Starting with a visit to the Ollagüe Volcano, located on the border of Bolivia and Chile, in the Andes Mountains with a height of 5868 meters above sea level. To the south are the lagoons of Cañapa, Hedionda, where there are a large number of flamingos and other species of birds, such as geese and Andean seagulls. These lagoons surrounded by snow-capped volcanoes, accompanied by a green skirt, are a wonderful landscape where you can take very beautiful photos.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Siloli Desert

It is characterized by its rock formations as a result of the strong winds that the region presents, such as the stone tree. The desert is considered one of the driest in the world due to the low rainfall that occurs in the area.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Laguna Colorada

The Laguna Colorada, is characterized as the main center of nesting of three different species of flamingos. Where also algae and plankton, activated by solar radiation and the wind, give them their characteristic color. Then we will go to rest at the Latitudes Hostel, which is very comfortable.

Duration: 2 hour

Day 4 Geisere- - Salar- Thermal bath- Green lagoon

Stop At: Geiser Sol de la Manana

Inside the Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, we will go in search of the well-known Sol de Mañana Geysers. This is the highest point on the route, about 5000 m. The cold is intense. You will see pools where the earth seems to boil in a mixture of red, gray and scarlet mud. We will cross its banks with great care where you can take photos of that unique landscape if you want.

Duration: 2 hour

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The desert and Salar de Chalviri is another scene of great landscape value that combines white snow, Ocher desert, blue water and white borax. In a corner, We can take a bath in the Termas de Polques and enjoy a wonderful lunch.

Duration: 3 hour

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Finally, leaving this desert valley, we will visit another charming place such as the Green Lagoon, at the foot of the Licancabur Volcano. The white color of the salar, the brown of the volcano that depending on the time of year can be snowy and the salty emerald green water, is a whole, that make the place a true postcard. Finally we will finish with our tours, some if they wish, can do it in Pedro de Atacama Chile or return to Uyuni at approximately 6:00 p.m.

Duration: 2 hour
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