VISIT THE LARGEST SALT DESERT IN THE WORLD

“NATURAL WONDER OF BOLIVIA”

LA PAZ – UYUNI – SALT FLATS – SUD LIPEZ EXPEDITION

DAY 01: TOURISTIC BUS LA PAZ – UYUNI
20:00pm Transfer from your hotel to the bus station.
21:00pm Departure Touristic Bus La Paz – Uyuni.
Included: Transfer to the bus station and bus ticket La Paz– Uyuni.

DAY 02: UYUNI - SALT FLATS – SALT HOTEL
07:00am: Approximate arrival time to Uyuni transfer to our office then free time until departure from Uyuni to the biggest Salt Desert, in mobility (Land Cruiser - 4x4).
11:00am: Depart Uyuni to begin the expedition during the trip you visit:
Cemetery of trains.- where you will be able to observe trains and very old locomotives.
The population of Colchani.- Located to the banks of the great Salt Lake, it serves from main entrance to the desert of salt, also known as "Dry Port", where the intense activity of extraction of salt is observed in handmade form. The residents taught us the drying process, milled and pocketed of the salt, clever for the consumption, after the visit we will continue with the same transport when and to be able to visit:
Hotel of Salt.- Located in the middle of Salt Lake, built with blocks of salt, so much external as interior, walls, floor, beds, tables, seats, everything of salt with a beautiful view of the Salt Lake, nowadays it can be visited as a museum.
Island Incahuasi (Island of the Fish).- Located amid the desert of salt, the Island generally well-known as "The Island of the Fish" populated by numerous giant cacti with heights superior to the 10 meters, from the summit you can contemplate the wonderful landscape of Salting. After our visit to the island we will have lunch and in the afternoon we will continue to Tahua's Population where we will spend the night at Salt hotel.
SALT HOTEL: Provided room with private bathroom + breakfast.
Included: Private jeep (Land Cruiser 4x4), lunch, dinner, + Salt Hotel.

DAY 03: TAHUA - LAGOONS - RED LAGOON
After the breakfast we will continue our adventure going to the red Lagoon, visiting in the itinerary the point of view of the active volcano Ollague, the lagoons of Cañapa, Stinking, Chiarcota and Sling, lagoons that are populated by flamingos, to half-day a break in the road to have the lunch and in the afternoon we will continue our journey passing the Siloli desert of where we will observe an interesting rocky formation well-known as the Tree of Stone and in the afternoon we will arrive to The Red Lagoon located in the National Park of Andean Fauna Eduardo Avaroa. Walk surroundings of the lagoon appreciating big quantities of flamingos, the red colour of the lagoon is because the zooplacton silts, fitoplacton and others.
Spend the night and dinner.
HOTEL DEL DESIERTO: Provided room with private bathroom + breakfast.
Included: Private jeep (Land Cruiser 4x4), lunch, dinner + Hotel.

DAY 04: RED LAGOON - GREEN LAGOON - UYUNI
This day we will leave very early to our tour (05:00am) to be able to appreciate the Geisers better - fumaroles (volcanic area), but well-known as "Sun of Tomorrow" then we continue to the thermal waters - Polques, there we have breakfast, break, then continue to the Lagoons "White" and "Green" located to the feet of the volcano Llicancabur, to a height of 4.350 m.a.s.l., the green colour owes itself high content of magnesium that possess the geologic formations of the area, after our visit to the lagoon green return to Uyuni and in the itinerary we will make a break to have lunch and continue our trip to Uyuni.
Arrival in Uyuni approximately at 18:30 pm. Free time until 20:00pm when the bus departs Uyuni to La Paz.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, private jeep until Uyuni and Tourist bus ticket Uyuni – La Paz.

DAY 05: ARRIVAL TO LA PAZ
07:00am approximate arrival to the bus station of La Paz City.
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RECOMMENDATIONS: Take sheltered clothes, sunglasses, sleeping bag, sun cream, a towel, (Personal Stuff).

Note:

  • This is a scenic expedition and does not include a guide.
  • It does not include entrance fee to the Red Lagoon (Laguna Colorada) and Fish Island (Isla del Pescado).

Info: The appropriate months to visit this circuit is between May – December (dry seasons).
December – March (rainy season, it is not recommended to visit the Salt Flats in this season).

For more information and prices contact us at
reservasturismobolivia@gmail.com
www.boliviaexpedition.com