Uyuni Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is a must see destination in South America! It is the largest salt flat in the world and a unique place with amazing landscape. – “From strange islands in a sea of blindingly bright salt to delicately colored mineral lakes in the Andean mountains, this is an unforgettable Bolivian landscape” – (Lonely Planet).

 

Where to Go - Uyuni

Where to Go

  • Isla Pescado (Incahuasi)
  • Galaxias and Santiago de Agencha
  • Red and Green Lagoons
  • The Valley of Rocks
  • Famous Train Cemetery
What to See - Uyuni

What to See

  • Ancient Cactus at Isla Pescado
  • Amazing salt desert views
  • Wildlife: Vicuna, Pink Flamingos, Viscachas
  • Geysers, thermal waters and volcanos
  • Rock formations and natural monuments
What to Do - Sajama

What to Do

  • Sunset in the middle of the salt desert
  • Professional Landscape Photography
  • Bathe in natural hot springs
  • Stay at elegant hotels made of salt
  • Lunch with amazing views of the desert

Route & Tour Duration

Minimum tour time: 1 day. Best suggested tour time: 3 days.

Available Connections

You may connect your visit to Atacama (Chile). You can connect with Potosí and Sucre city tours. You can also connect to Santa Cruz de la Sierra by plane. When finishing your tour in La Paz you can connect to Cusco (Peru).

The world's largest salt flat

Recommended Packages:

Uyuni Flats 3 days / 2 nights

b1200

DAY 1: Uyuni salt Flat 10:00 a.m.
Visit to the cementery trains – Cochani Town located at the Salt left shore observing the salt and the salt handcrafts- visit to the Uyuni salt Flat- Salt piles-, eyes of salt water – old salt hotel (museum)-  Visit to the Uyuni Salt Flats Inca Huasi Island (lunch)- cactus valley trekking- Archeological site Laqaya (only for private tours or organized tours)- Puerto Chuvica (dinner and lodge).

DAY 2: Altiplano of Lipez, Ollague volcano, Siloli Desert, 7:00 Breakfast, 8:00 Starting the tour: Panoramic view of the Altiplano of Lipez, flora and fauna, Ollague volcano observation point, – Ponds: Kanapa- Hedionda (lunch)- Chiar Quta- Great Lawns (Aquatic fauna – flamengos)- Siloli Desert, Stone Tree- Entrance top the protected area REA, Red Pond- Huaylla Jara (dinner and lodge).

Day 3: Geisers, Green Pond, return to Uyuni: 6:00 Starting the tour: Geisers Morning Sun, water fume holes, craters of boiling mud- Thermal waters- (breakfast)- Dali rocks, Green Pond, Panoramic view of the Lakankabur volcano. Transfer to Chile (optional)- return to Red Pond(lunch)- Villa Mar- Rocks valley- Alota- Kulpina model town rebuilt in San Cristobal. Rio Grande de Lipez, red Prairie- return to Uyuni at 18:00.

Include:
Transport: Jeep 4*4, giving six available seats for a more comfortable trip. (6 passengers travel + 1 driver guide in Spanish and 1 cook).
Food: During the trip, food is provided with a kitchen services, it can be common or vegetarian food.
Lodge: 2 in shared basic room (the 1st night in the lodging of salt in Puerto Chuvica,  the 2snd night in Huaylla Jara without shower).
Spanish Guide

No Include:
Bus tickets La Paz-Uyuni-La Paz
Entrances to the parks: Inka Wasi Island Bs. 15 pax (ambulatory). REA Bs. 150
He/she takes a shower in the housings (Bs. 10)
It doesn’t include bilingual guide, add. 250 Bs x day to have this service.

FULL DAY: Uyuni salt Flat 10:00 a.m. in one day

Hrs 10:30 TOURS START:

  • Visit to the cementery trains
  •  Colchani Town located at the Salt left shore observing the salt and the salt handcrafts
  •  visit to the Uyuni salt Flat- Salt piles-, eyes of salt water
  • Old salt hotel (museum)-  Visit to the Uyuni Salt Flats Inca Wasi Island (lunch)
  • Cactus valley trekking
  • -Archeological site Laqaya (only for private tours or organized tours).

See Map

mapa-salar-y-lagunas-tusoco-fullday

THE INFINITY IS IN THE UYUNI SALT FLATS - 2 Days - 1 Night

ACTIVITIES:

  • View craftsmen in Colchani
  • Visit Inka Huasi Island
  • Hike the trails of the Agencha community and visit the church
  • Visit the grotto of Galaxies
  • Site visits circuit: Salar de Uyuni, sunset on the salar.

INCLUDED SERVICES:

  • Private transport 4×4
  • One night lodging in Salt hostel with private bath, hot water and community service; Food: 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast and 2 snacks
  • Local guide and activities in the community

See Map

uyuni-2d-1n

ANOTHER WAY TO KNOW THE SALT LAKE AND COLORED LAGOONS - 3 Days - 2 Nights

SERVICES INCLUDED:

  • Private transport 4×4
  • 1 night accommodation room with private bathroom and hot- water lodge of Salt and community service
  • 1 night accommodation in Basic hostel shared
  • Food: 3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts and 3 snacks
  • Local guide of Agencha and community activities

ACTIVITIES:

  • View craftsmen in Colchani
  • Inka Huasi Island Visit
  • Hike the trails of the Agencha community and visit the church
  • Site visits circuit: Salar Chiguana, Mirador Volcano Ollague, Lagunas Cañapa and Charcota, stone tree, red lagoon, Polques hot springs, morning sun, Dali Valley.

See map:

uyuni-3d-2n

Check all ventures and packages in Uyuni salt flat:

Santiago de Agencha

It is located in the Andean region of Bolivia, at an altitude of 3740 m.s.n.m., where the cactus, the Salvia, Ricarica and Lampaya are the more abundant plants in the region, this zone is one the greater producers of the Real Quinoa, the fauna in particular emphasizes by the cattle raising of llamas and little…
Start your journey

Saitoco Community / Charaly / Oruro

A community located at the foothills of Thunupa volcano by the Uyuni Salar shore. It has an archeological site where you can see the Chullpares (Columbian necropolis of Aymara culture) where ancestors lived, exhibiting their tools and clothing.
Start your journey

Alcaya Community /Salinas de Garci-Mendoza /Oruro

Alcaya, a community located between Thunupa Salar (Uyuni’s salar) and Coipasa Salar; which inhabitants are descendants of Chullpa civilization, the oldest andinian civilization; and heirs of a great historical heritage – cultural, invites you to visit the vast stone citadel considered the most important archaeological site in Oruro department since it is even bigger than…
Start your journey

Huanaque Community / Llica / Potosi

Aturcahua is a community from Aymara origin located to the west of Salar de Uyuni, a region that has maintained its ancestral way of life and now share it heritage through community tourist. We offer you in this project walks by quinoa fields where you learn all about growing, an opportunity to coexist with their…
Start your journey