Uyuni – 3 days / 2 nights (one way)

+56 223 347 802 tours@sanpedroatacama.com
per person CLP$ 130.000 :: USD$191

Include

  • First night basic accommodation Family (Laguna Colorada shelters).
  • Sal hostel second night Double. (Hostal de Sal).
  • Transfer by minibus to Hito Cajon (border Chile – Bolivia).
  • Transport in 4 × 4 (group size is up to 6 people per car)
  • Driver – Local guide in Spanish.
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts / 3 lunch / 2 dinners

Itinerary

DAY 1: GREEN AND WHITE LAGUNA – TERMAS Polques – GEYSERS – LAGOON. 

Pick up from 6:30 to 7:00 am from your hotel in San Pedro.

We continue to Laguna Colorada to see hundreds of   pink flamingos  in their natural habitat and admire the intense color of the lagoon. It will end the first day of the tour in Laguna Colorada shelters and spend the night in a shared basic family accommodation

DAY 2: LAGOON – Stone Tree – HIGHLAND LAKES – Chuvica.

The second day will continue through the  desert Siloli to observe how natural sculpted the natural monument, as is the Stone Tree,  then along a rocky road to the beautiful  altiplanicas lakes  inhabited by three Flemish types. Marvel at the lagoons along the way: Cañapa where you will see the first pink flamingos, Hedionda, where you can see flamingos up close and Chiarcota where you can see a variety of birds and wildlife. We continue through the desert of Chiguana. It will end the second day of the tour in the village of Puerto Chuvica , to spend the night in a hostel made almost entirely of salt

DAY 3: SALT FLATS – ISLAND INCAWASY – SALT MUSEUM – UYUNI 

The third day tour we enter Salar de Uyuni a place full of beauty to see the sunrise, in a place that invites us to come into contact with the wildest of nature, to travel the vast white expanse of salt, where also We will visit the great Incahuasi Island, we will hike to the top of the island to see giant cactus and rock formations of petrified coral. We will take some time to take a fun pictures with the prospects on the white surface of the salar. Then we will visit the Ojos del Salar and a Salt Museum made entirely of salt. We will visit the small town of Colchani, to see traditional crafts and salt, also visit the Cemetery Uyuni train to see the first locomotives of Bolivia. You will finish the tour in the city of Uyuni.

Conditions

NOT INCLUDED

  • Entrance Fees: Eduardo Avaroa Protected (150 Bs), Incawasy Island (30 Bs), Spa Polques (6 Bs), Border Tax (17 Bs) Area (these costs are subject to change without notice)
  • Additional snacks and water bottles
  • Use of bathrooms on the road (approx 20 Bs.)
  • hot shower on the second night.
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Airport transfers.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Travel insurance

GENERALS CONDITIONS

Upon purchasing a program it is automatically established that the travel agent and client are notified and accept all the clauses of these general conditions:

  • The company reserves the right not to do any of these excursions for reasons of force majeure.
  • Passengers must return the vehicle at the times defined by the guide during the tour, in addition to abide by the recommendations. and instructions, being your responsibility to be at the appointed time at the meeting point indicated otherwise the passenger must pay and arrange transportation of return.
  • In the case of no show at the time of departure, without prior documented cancellation or late submission, would mean the complete loss of the service.
  • The company is not liable for any accidents and / or personal injury caused by negligence any passenger.
  • The company is not responsible for lost personal items left inside vehicles and lodgings.
  • Tickets to parks and museums not included, unless expressly be included in the program.
  • Entrances tickets are subject to change without notice. so it is recommended to re-confirm before leaving the tours.
  • Rates subject to change without notice.
  • Reservations are valid after making the payment and / or requested deposit.

CANCELLATIONS BY THE CLIENT AND / OR CANCELLATION OF TRIP:

CLASSICS TOUR SHARED 

  • Returns and / or exchanges are accepted until 24 hours before the trip and any return will be 85% of the total value, after canceling the reservation

PRIVATE TOURS WITH HOTELS •

  • Returns and / or exchanges are accepted up to 1 week before the trip and any return will be 85% of the total value, after canceling the reservation.

Other Information

WAHT TO BRING

  • Passport and / or   Identity Card  - Do not forget to carry the necessary documents to leave the country. Foreign carry input card to Chile (PDI)
  • Flashlight - the lights go out when the generator dry.
  • Bolivian pesos extra money s - We recommend bringing at least 300 Bs p / p for tickets and other additional expenses en route.
  • Sunglasses - The salar is white this can affect vision.
  • Camera, extra battery  - Not to be if battery to take the best pictures of your life. If doing the 3 day tour usually you will be able to recharge the batteries on the first night (3 hours of electricity) and a bit on the second night (24 electricity with a generator).
  • Extra Water - The tour provides only during meals. An additional bottle of 2 liters per day.
  • Sunscreen and hat - over 3,600 meters above sea level high levels of ultraviolet radiation from the sun.
  • Sleeping bag - you can be rented at the lodges, but it is better to wear one. You will be sleeping until 4300 meters temperatures can lead to -15C in winter.
  • Warm clothing  - Wear several layers of clothing.
  • Sandals  - Bathrooms are shared.
  • Swimsuit - For the Baths of Polques
  • Toilet pape - The hostels in regular services are basic.
  • Towel - Not available during the tour.
  • Snacks   - Food is adequate in quantity but can bring something extra to between meals.
  • Lip balm - The sun and wind and dry air the crack.
  • Luggage  - Per person can carry a handbag and a backpack or suitcase.

ADDITIONAL INFO

This itinerary is subject to change without notice depending on weather conditions, strikes, lockouts or force majeure events that are beyond our control. We will always do our best to follow the route as closely as possible. During the rainy season from January to April, the Salar de Uyuni fill with water, so it is not possible to cross in the same way that during the dry season. As a result, the itinerary is changed during that period. The main changes are usually the following: Instead of sleeping in the hostel Salt Puerto Chuvica, stay in a standard guesthouse in the town of Uyuni, and from there we enter the Salar far as conditions permit, if possible visit the IncaWasy Island. otherwise we stop at a place where water reflects the sky and where it seems the sky and the ground merge into one. This trip takes place at very high altitude. places are more than 3 650 meters above sea level, and most guests will feel the effects of altitude. We recommend acclimating to more than 2,000 meters before the trip and bring along medication for headaches and tablets for altitude sickness if you feel bad. And remember, the real key is to drink lots of water and eat light meals! We recommend acclimating to more than 2,000 meters before the trip and bring along medication for headaches and tablets for altitude sickness if you feel bad. And remember, the real key is to drink lots of water and eat light meals! We recommend acclimating to more than 2,000 meters before the trip and bring along medication for headaches and tablets for altitude sickness if you feel bad. And remember, the real key is to drink lots of water and eat light meals!

The hosting s for this service are in remote areas where you will be away from the comfortable and modern facilities and services sometimes be slow and pretty basic. Due to the rough terrain, vehicle breakdowns are not uncommon, but drivers are very used to fix failures and timeouts are rarely excessive. The vehicles are usually Toyota Land Cruiser 4 × 4, which are not new but are in good condition. The accommodation is very basic, with shared double or triple rooms, and electricity and running water are scarce. The showers will only be available the second night, they may have a small local cost. You will sleep up to 4. 300 meters above sea level and depending on the season, temperatures can drop well below zero (reaching less than -15 degrees Celsius in the winter months of June and July) and the wind chill can be rough, plenty of warm clothes like a scarf and woolen hat for cold nights. When you return to your starting point, please bring only necessary equipment and clothing during the trip.


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