Noches en el altiplano: Salar de Uyuni 4 días / 3 noches
First Day: Departure is at 7:30 am in a mini bus from San Pedro de Atacama until Bolivia´s frontier, stopping by immigration offices of Chile and Bolivia. Once at the Bolivian border we continue the journey in a 4WD JEEP with capacity for 6 people. On the first day we visit the Bolivian High Plateau, stopping at White Lake and Green Lake, both situated at the foot of Licancabur Volcano. Then, our journey continues with a visit to Salvador Dali desert, the hot springs in Polques, the morning sun geysers which are water springs that erupt at a temperature of 90 degrees, crevices from where magma also erupted. We end this first day at Laguna Colorada, nesting centre for more than 30000 flamingos of 3 different species.
This centre is situated 4500 meters above sea level where it is possible to behold flora and fauna like flamingos, vicuñas and other animals from the high plateau. We will pass the night at Huayllajara Hostal, a place with just basic services and shared rooms for 6 people. It is important that the traveler brings a sleeping bag.
Second Day: The departure is after the breakfast, visiting the Siloli Desert, where you can observe “ The Tree of Stone” a big rock of volcanic origin. Afterwards, high plateau lakes like Honda, Chirarcota, Hedionda and Cañapa. Afterwards, visiting the little Chiguana Salt Flat at San Juan Village, where we arrive at the Hotel of Salt to sleep in triples or double rooms.
Third Day: Departure is at 8:00 a.m. from the hotel. We visit Uyuni Salar Flat (12000 km2), also Incahuasi Island in the center of the Salar Flat, with a formation of calcareous rocks. Then we visit the Eyes of the Salt Flat, amounts of salt formations, and Colchani Village. We arrive at around 15:00 hrs at Uyuni City, for a 2 hours of resting in order to carry on the return transfer towards a High Plateau Village called VILLA MAR, and we stay there for the night.
Fourth Day: Departure is at 4:30 a.m. in a direct transfer until the Bolivia’s frontier .
The drive to the frontier with Chile is around 4 hours.
Then we change car to return to San Pedro de Atacama.
* All our services in City Trekking Guide are completely private. Therefore, we are able to adapt ourselves to all your needs during your tour experience.
* Chile is considered one of the safest countries on the continent. Nevertheless, basic precautions for visiting a foreign country , like anywhere else in the world, should be taken into consideration. Therefore, we recommend you make sure you are not wearing any valuables such as expensive big watches, chains, bracelets, etc. during our tour. City Trekking Guide cannot be held responsible for any losses
*Tour made together with our partners Flecha Extrema.