9. Uyuni: Guided 3-Day Tour Salt Flats & Avaroa National Park
Visit: Train Cemetery + Uyuni Salt Flats + Incahuasi island + Hotel in Ajencha.
Departure from Uyuni City at 10:30 a.m. towards the salt flats in 4x4 WD cars.
First, go around the Train Cemetery to observe the remnants of the eighteenth and early twentieth-century locomotives (The perfect spot to take artistic pictures).
Then, arrive at Colchani village to appreciate the salt production and take a short walk through the artisanal market and the museum.
Later, the immense Uyuni Salt Flats at an altitude of 3,663 m.o.s.l. which extends over an area of 12,000 km². Along the trip, visit: Salt eyes, Salt Hotel-Museum (Built entirely of salt blocks), Dakar Monument, Flags of the world, and finally, arrive at Incahuasi Island to appreciate the beautiful view and the giant cactus.
At the end of the day, take your time in the sunset with a glass of wine, and get to the hotel for dinner time.
Visit: Chiguana + Ollague lookout point + Andean lagoons with flamingoes + Red lagoon
After breakfast, go to visit the famous lagoons: Cañapa, Hedionda, Chiarcota, with a lot of flamingoes.
Later, an exquisite lunch, Siloli desert, Stone Tree.
At the final of the day, arrive at Red Lagoon which is inhabited by numerous flamingos, within these species there are 3 varieties: Chilean, James, and Andean.
Finally, head to the hotel in the community of “Huayllajara” to have dinner, and rest
Visit: Geysers Sol de Mañana + Hot Springs Pool + Lookout point Green lagoon - White lagoon - Lincancabur Volcano + Uyuni
Very early in the morning, after breakfast, go to "Sol de Mañana" geysers and enjoy a fantastic view along the way; this place has volcanic activity such as fumaroles and geysers (holes of bubbling mud, smoking, and a smell of sulfur).
Also, visit the hot springs of Polques to take a bath and relax enjoying the most beautiful landscape.
Then, the Salvador Dali Desert which offers spectacular views and multicolored rock formations of the volcanoes.
Later, go up to the viewpoint of the Green Lagoon, White Lagoon, and Lincancabur Volcano. (Don't be surprised if we go to the Chilean border, sometimes we have customers that they need to stop over there).
Finally, return to Uyuni, and on the way, after lunch, appreciate bofedales and more rocky formations.
Arrival time at the office in Uyuni City: 06:30 p.m.
*During the rainy season (from January to April), it is not possible to access Incahuasi Island.
We also may sleep in a different location due to road access.
**The itineraries provided above work only as guidelines so you may know what to expect, however, these are subject to change with little or no notice since they may change according to weather conditions; force majeure events such as roadblocks, strikes; acts of God and things beyond our control.