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UYUNI SALT FLAT 4D TOUR – BOLIVIA

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We have developed this tour so while staying in San Pedro de Atacama you can have the possibility of visit Bolivia and the magnificent Uyuni Salt Flat on a 4 day tour and being able to come back to San Pedro de Atacama. This tour is run by us and we send our local chilean english speaking guides along, so that you can really understand about culture and lanscapes of Uyuni Salt flat and not just look outside the window and don't understand a word about what a spanish speaking driver is saying. Contact us for private departures - info@ecotours.cl

 

Highlights: -  Uyuni Salt Flat -  Laguna Colorada -  Laguna Blanca, Verde y Chlaviry -  Dali Desert -  Isla Incahuasi -  All meals and accomodations - Chilean bilingual guide

DIA 1.- SAN PEDRO ATACAMA - LAGUNA VERDE -COLORADA- ACOMODACION HUALLA JARA. The tour departs from San Pedro de Atacama where you’ll have breakfast at your hotel and depart to Bolivia at 07,45 hrs. We’ll start with a transfer from San Pedro to border at Hito Cajon Chile- Bolivia. After customs we’ll enter National Park Eduardo Abaroa, crossing it until reaching Laguna Verde, admiring the spectacular emerald colors of it water due to it high content of minerals and Laguna Blanca, surprisingly white. They are located next to Volcan Licancabur of 5865 m.s.n.m. Afterward we’ll continue visiting the volcanic rocks and formations of Dali Desert where you’ll be able to swim on thermal waters that rise up to 38 degrees. You’ll also visit the Chalviry lagoon and geysers Sol de la Mañana.

Our next stop will be Colorada Lagoon and deep red waters, due to its sediments and weeds. Here you’ll found a variety of flora and fauna like James, Andino and Chilence flamingos, all of this at 4300m above sea level. On the afternoon we’ll arrive to your rustic accommodation in Hualla Jara with shared rooms and enjoy dinner. / B / L / D /

DAY 2.- LAGUNA COLORADA - ARBOL DE PIEDRA -DESIERTO DE SILOLI- HOTEL DE SAL VILLA MARTIN Early departure at 07,45 am and visit to Siloli desert, volcanic rocks and the Arbol de Piedra, a rock formation that resembled a tree shape. After heading to the joyas route we’ll visit Honda, Charcota, Hedionda and Capaña lagoons, also called sanctuary of flamingos. Afterward we’ll head to Ollague Volcano (5900 mts) an active dormant where you can see smoke coming out of its crater. Lodging at Hotel and enjoy dinner. / B / L / D /

DAY 3.- VILLA MARTIN - ISLA PIA PIA , ISLA INCAWASI - MUSEO DE SAL - UYUNI -VILLA MAR Early departure to see the sunrise at the biggest Salt Flat in the world, Uyuni and at a height of 3660 mts. We’ll do a walk on the salt flat observing 36 islands on a white desert of salt and further we’ll visit famous Incahuasi Island with its amazing formation of stalactites and giant cactus as part of vegetation. We’ll also visit some salt mines where workers pile salt to get on trucks and visit the Salta museum. By the afternoon we’ll arrive to Uyuni town (at 15,00 hrs aprox) after visiting the train graveyard.   Then we’ll continue the tour visiting San Cristobal town, Bofedales del Rio Alota and Valley of rocks until reaching Villa Mar, where we’ll lodge and enjoy dinner. / B / L / D /

DAY 4.- VILLA MAR - BORDER - SAN PEDRO ATACAMA Depart at morning after breakfast and head to Bolivia-Chile border. Arrive to San Pedro de Atacama at 13,00 hrs aprox.

Program includes: - All meals - English speaking guide/driver - Transportation on equipped 4X4 jeep - Lodging

Not included - Entrances to National Parks - Tips for guide

Recommendations: Bring warm clothes, sunglasses, sunscreen, bathing suit and trekking shoes

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