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Atacama: San Pedro de Atacama Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride

1. Atacama: San Pedro de Atacama Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride

Begin the day with early pickup from your hotel or accommodation via a comfortable, air-conditioned 4WD jeep. Be driven to the flight launch area and meet the hot air balloon team for a briefing on the flight and the balloon. Watch as the team mounts and inflates the baloon with hot air. Hop inside the basket and take off over the Atacama Desert between the Domeyco Cordillera and the Andes. Snap photos of the sunrise behind the Licancabur Volcano and enjoy a bird's eye view of sights like Moon Valley, Death Valley, the Atacama Lagoons, the Salt Mountain range, and Atacama desert. Enjoy flying over the mesmerizing landscapes of San Pedro de Atacama. After landing, partake in a breakfast based on quality products. Listen to the stories of the Atacama people and learn more about the region and its people while you eat and reflect on the ride.

From San Pedro de Atacama: The Salt Flats Route, Full day

2. From San Pedro de Atacama: The Salt Flats Route, Full day

The Salt Flats Route 08:00 hrs. Departure from Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama to the Paso de Jama. Border Control Chileno.Por international route Paso de Jama, The road climbs a steady slope, formed by lava and ash. En route we stop to admire the beautiful panoramic view across the Salar de Atacama and the Oasis of San Pedro de Atacama. At km 41 to an altitude of 4,200 m, this crossing or diversion to Hito Cajon north LICANCABUR appreciate the majestic volcano of 5916 M. altitude. We continue between high mountains, where it is common to find groups of ostriches, at km 75 may see small lakes where flamingos and other birds live in the km 91 pass through the hills of the Pakana, then surrounded the Farellón of Tara, a wall of rock carved with sculptures, little further, an esplanade, where we see the Moai of Tara, also known as the Pakana Witness, are a set of columns such rock structures that were preserved in the geological times as evidence of violent volcanic events occurred during the Tertiary period, then, panoramic view of the Cathedrals of Pakana, arrival at the Salar de Tara located at 4500 meters, with wonderful scenery and its unique ecosystem of the Salt Lake where the presence of numerous highlights being the most common birds flamingos chilensis .

Uyuni: Guided 3-Day Tour Salt Flats & Avaroa National Park

3. Uyuni: Guided 3-Day Tour Salt Flats & Avaroa National Park

Day 1 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. Day 2 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 Day 3 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. IMPORTANT INFORMATION *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.

From San Pedro de Atacama: Uyuni Salt Flats 4-Day Tour

4. From San Pedro de Atacama: Uyuni Salt Flats 4-Day Tour

Itinerary Day by Day Day 1: San Pedro - Hito Cajón – Colored Lagoons – Huayllajara. Tour starts at 6:30 a.m. Picking up passengers from San Pedro de Atacama. After stopping at the migration offices in the borders of Chile and Bolivia, depart from Hito Cajon at 10:00 a.m. in 4WD CAR with an English speaking guide. During the day visit: Viewpoint of: Lincancabur Volcano, Green Lagoon and White Lagoon; Salvador Dalí Desert, Polques Hot Springs, Sol de Mañana Geisers and night rest in HUAYLLAJARA Hostel. Meals: Lunch and Dinner. Day 2: Huayllajara – Red Lake– Stone Tree - Andean Lagoons + Flamingoes + Agencha Start your trip after breakfast, at 07:00 am, with a visit to: Red Lagoon, Stone Tree, Siloli Desert, Honda Lagoon, Hedionda Lagoon, Cañapa Lagoon, Ollague Volcano Viewpoint, Chiguana Salt Flats and Stone Valley, spend the night in Agencha hotel. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Day 3: Ajencha – Colchani – Salar De Uyuni - Uyuni After breakfast, visit: Uyuni Salt Flat, Incahuasi Island (to see giant cacti and rock formations made of petrified coral), a hotel made completely of salt which is currently being used as museum, flags of the world, Dakar monument, “Ojos de Agua Salada”. Then continue visiting the small settlement of Colchani (salt miners´s workshops), see handicrafts made of salt and textile art made of llama and alpaca. Finally arrive at Uyuni’s train graveyard, to take some photos, spend the night in Uyuni City. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Day 4: Uyuni - San Pedro de Atacama First breakfast, then at 8:30 a.m. take the road directly Uyuni to San Pedro. Following on the road enjoy your lunch and continue your road trip to Bolivian Border “Hito Cajon”, over there your tour guide will help everybody with the migration point and then change transportation to go back to San Pedro de Atacama, arriving at your final destination around 05:30 p.m. Meals: Breakfast and Lunch. Important Information *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.

La Paz: 4-Day Death Road & Salt Flat Bike Tour

5. La Paz: 4-Day Death Road & Salt Flat Bike Tour

Explore the beautiful nature, history, and culture of La Paz on this thrilling multi-day tour of some of the most famous and breathtaking points of interest. First Day - Start mountain biking early in the morning at 7:30 a.m. After preparing the full-suspension bike and bike equipment (helmet, gloves, jacket, trousers) you are ready to start the adventure. Leg 1: Develop confidence and become familiar with the bike on this 22 km downhill asphalt road. At the police checkpoint (after 45 min.) all visitors pay Bs. 50 for the entrance fee. Bike with an easy mind as the safety van is always behind the group and enjoy the stops for water, photos, and bike checks. Leg 2: Dive into the trip on “Death Road” about 10 Km., which is always in a compact group and followed by a break for snacks. Leg 3: Begin your final stretch of the day with viewing a beautiful waterfall and about 32 Km. before arriving in Yolosa. Finally, relax in a hotel with showers, a swimming pool, and lunch. Enjoy new stunning sights at around 4:00 p.m. as you go back to La Paz driving along a new road. Get dropped off at the Bus Office (La Paz to Uyuni), and make sure to bring your bags as the bus departs at 9:00 p.m. Second Day - Arrive in Uyuni City at 7:30 a.m. then have free time to visit the stunning city. Then start your tour at 10:30 a.m. where you will visit the Train Graveyard, Colchani (salt miners' workshops next to the salt flats), handicrafts made of salt, and textile art made of llama and alpaca fiber. Next, Ojos de Agua Salada, a hotel museum made completely of salt, Flags of the World, Dakar Monument, and Isla Incahuasi. Then, pose for some fun perspective and proportion-distorted photos, taken against the backdrop of the striking white surface of the salt flats. Head to a spacious area at the end of the day for the unique experience of seeing a beautiful sunset, spreading its dazzling colors all over the salt flats, and finally, arrive at Ajencha town to have dinner where you will stay the night in the hostel. Third Day - Start at 7:00 a.m. with a filling breakfast, then visit Ollagüe, the rocky road “El Pasito Tuntun”, the famous Cañapa, Hedionda, and Chiarcota Lagoons in which flamingoes can be seen. Finally, enter “Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve”, where you can see Desert of Siloli, Rock tree, and the immense Red Lagoon to see more pink flamingos in their natural habitat. Stay the night at a hostel in Huayllajara. Fourth Day - Get off to an early start around 5:00 a.m. to visit: Sol de Mañana Geyser, a bath in Hot Springs Polques, Dali Desert, Green Lagoon, and White Lagoon on the foot of Licancabur volcano. Then head back to the Bolivia-Chile border (Hito Cajon), where your guide will assist with your border crossing at 10:30 am, and finally arrive at San Pedro de Atacama at 2:00 p.m.

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What people are saying about Licancabur Vulcano

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 12 reviews

It is a wonderful and spectacular experience. Pascal the pilot is very experienced and his team is very nice and helpful. 100% recommended, seeing from above the salt mountain range, sunrise and the beautiful landscapes is a wonderful sensation. And in the end a very pleasant surprise awaits them.

Wonderful experience!! We were 6 people in total, including my 10 year old daughter (more than happy). Dreamlike landscape together with suitable personnel, which makes it a dream activity. I would do it again without a doubt. Greetings to the team

we loved the experience, we took a clear day and the sunrise was wonderful! you can have an overview of the city, surroundings and tourist spots! excellent guide and great pilot!! I thought it was a bit pricey!!

Superb experience, very fun and sensational. Very friendly and competent supervising team. Small regret: Too bad we don't fly over the valley of the moon...

The guide and staff are very good and the scenery is beautiful. I recommend