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Standard-range tour – 4 Days/3 Nights

Amazing Salt Flat of Uyuni plus sunset Tunupa Volcano,Laguna Colorada,Laguna Verde Night of Stars

Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights

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Shared transportation along the tour, Spanish guide service.

 

Description Shared tour with Spanish Speaking driver guide with standard hostel
1 Person 170 USD Book Online

2 Person 170 USD Book Online

3 Person 170 USD Book Online

4 Person 170 USD Book Online

5 Person 170 USD Book Online

6 Person 170 USD Book Online

The amazing salt flat and color lagoon tour includes guide Spanish speaking driver guide is operated by our company Andes Salt Expeditions, with daily departures, company with good reputation for more than 25 years of experience, with 3 consecutive certifications of excellence 2015;2016;2017 by Tripadvisor ,with standard accommodations the first night sleep in Salt hostel in double , matrimonial, quadruple room.

Salar de Uyuni, is the largest salt flats in the world. Sitting 3665 meter high, Salar de Uyuni sits in the Departmento of Potosí in southwest Bolivia.40,000 years ago the salt flats were a part of Lago Minchin, a giant prehistoric lake. When this lake dried, it left behind two modern lakes, Lagos Poopó and Uru Uru,titica lake, and the two major salt deserts, Coipasa and the larger Uyuni.

Salar de Uyuni is estimated to contain 64 .000.000 tons of salt . Salar de Uyuni is also a significant tourist destination in western Bolivia. Also, we visit colored lagoons (red lagoon and green lagoon), volcanoes, mummies, deserts and small towns on the way.

Itinerary

From Andes Salt Expeditions office the tour leaves at 10:00 am. In a Toyota land cruiser 4×4 drive. We are going to visit the Train Cemetery, where you can see the remains of nineteenth and early 20th century steam locomotives and which is a good place to take artistic photographs. Arrival at COLCHANI, lies beside the Salar de Uyuni and is the home of the Cooperative Rosario – the main plant for the iodization of salt. It is the best place to observe the methods of salt extraction from the Salar. Here ovens are used to dry the salt, which is then formed into cakes. We will visit the salt refinery where you will witness the iodization of salt for national consumption, taken to the great salt flat of Uyuni (salar de uyuni) where you first will see the salt mining and the piles of salt (pyramids of salt) after this you go to see the eyes of the salt ( big holes in the salt flat where the water from underneath of this lake still comes out by high pressure) later you go straight to the ex-salt hotel Playa blanca made out salt (the only hotel allowed inside of the salt flats) lunch, where you take time for pictures taking a look of the rooms, salt sculptures and the lobby of the hotel and having Lunch in the same place llama meat optional veggie (omelette )after lunch lunch , see how big is it the unusual formations in the salt flat that look like ,hexagons and pentagons on top and something that you definitely have to do here are the pictures with the huge perspective where people looks so tiny and funny withFunny photos and funny videos the toyota goes to tunupa volcano,salt hotel with (electricity ,hot whower,dinner,breakfast) opcional private accommodation offering single rooms, double rooms, triple rooms with hot showers with extra payment. Arriving in there you will enjoy some hot coffee or chocolate at the tee time and later a delicious dinner.

Do not forget to bring the Following items

  1. Sun Block Cream
  2. Sleeping Bag
  3. Water
  4. Waterproof Clothing
  5. Clothes: Thermal Shirt, rainproof, windproof jacket, long pants, leggings
  6. For extra energy:chocolate, snickers
  7. Warm clothes,gloves,wool socks,boots,towel,swimming suit,
  8. Don’t forget to bring a copy of your passport
  9. Sunglasses, lantern, camera iPod. Sun Block Cream
  10. Sleeping Bag, water .

Value includes

  1. TRANSPORT IN TOYOTA LAND CRUISER O NISSAN PATROL 4X4 WD MORE COMFORT SAVE
  2. FOOD WITH WINE ( HOT MEAL VEGETARIAN FOOD OPTIONAL OMELETTE )
  3. FIRST NIGHT STAY SALT HOTEL DOUBLE OR MATRIMONIAL BED, SECOND NIGHT SHARED DORMTORY
  4. OPCIONAL PRIVATE  ROOM ACCOMODATION OFFERING SINGLE ROOM,DOUBLE ROOM ,TRIPLE ROOM WITH HOT SHOWERS WITH EXTRA PAYMENT
  5. SPANISH DRIVER  GUIDE
  6. OXYGEN BOTELLON

Value Not Included

  1. Incawasi Island Fee 30BS
  2. Galaxy Cavern Fee 20 BS
  3. Eduardo Avaroa National Park Fee 150 BS
  4. Mineral Water during the tour
  5. Sleeping Bag
  6. Hot shower 10 bs
  7. Transfer Out Tickets to san Pedro 50 bs
  8. hot spring 6 bs

How to book

  1. Select the departure date from the calendar.
  2. Select the number of people.
  3. Click on “Add to cart”.
  4. Pay online an advance of 20% per person of the tour price. For the validity of the reservation and purchase of the tour is required to fill the reservation form, lines below this virtual platform, and when you finish click on the “shopping cart”, the purchase of the service should appear in the mini cart in the Right side, then go to the box by clicking on the “checkout” link on the right side of this page. All this must be done with clarity and responsibility to avoid mistakes and confusion. Of course you can ask any questions via emails, we will respond with pleasure.
  5. Once payment is made, the reservation is automatically confirmed. The remaining balance is paid in Uyuni only in cash dollars or bolivians, the day before the departure of the tour.
  6. You can reschedule or cancel the tour (with 100% refund), until 48 hours before it starts.

Do not forget to bring the Following items

  1. Sun Block Cream
  2. Sleeping Bag
  3. Water
  4. Waterproof Clothing
  5. Clothes: Thermal Shirt, rainproof, windproof jacket, long pants, leggings
  6. For extra energy: chocolate, snickers
  7. Warm clothes,gloves,wool socks,boots,towel,swimming suit,
  8. Don’t forget to bring a copy of your passport
  9. Sunglasses, lantern, camera iPod. Sun Block Cream
  10. Sleeping Bag, 4 liters water.

Conditions of Expeditions

Uyuni Salt flat expeditions and colorful lagoons are an unforgettable experience, operated by experienced chauffeur guides for more than 10 years each, with extensive knowledge of mechanics, hostels and services are not of high quality, but it is much better with 20 years ago, it is advisable to take this adventure spirit, the mid-range  tour is onto the Lipez of Potosi  Department  -Bolivia, colored lagoons, volcanoes with more than 500 to 600 meters high, with pyroclastic   with  wonderful colors, inhospitable deserts. The tours are “mid-range expeditions” is done by 4×4 Toyota Land Cruisers, Nisan patrol among 6 people, with a driver-mechanic-tour guide. Most of the tours of 3 or 4 days have the same itinerary with the difference that in the tour of 4 days it is made trek to the tunupa or licancabur volcano to choice of tourist, other difference in tour of 4 days is visited by 2 days to the Salt flat of Uyuni, the other 2 days you will see the colored lagoons , green lagoon despairs, volcanoes, flamingos of lipez, and then the exit of that point. The specific sites that are seen depend on the tour, but these sites can be defined by the group and can be defined how much time you want to spend at each point of interest.

The 2 Accommodation is included the first night in  salt hostel based on double, triples, quadruples beds,3 dasy food, standard and the weather can be extremely cold in the night, May, June, July, August, August, 15 degrees below zero, but it is worth the Amazing landscapes.

Important Recommendations

Expeditions to salt flat begins in the office of Andes Salt Expeditions located in Uyuni city. To reach Uyuni we have means of transportation buses, airlines like Amazonas, BOA, train, more information in the transport section.

Pick up and drop-offs

The transfer services from the airport, bus terminal is included in our costs, for this you only need to notify us your arrival in Uyuni 1 day before via email or by calling the mobile 591 72414748 to coordinate your transfer to the hotel or our office, likewise We will transfer you to the airport, bus terminal at the end of the tour.

Maximum group size in land cruiser

The capacity of the Toyota land cruiser is 6 tourists 1 driver guide, with the following distribution 1 passenger ahead with driver-guide, 3 passengers in the middle of the vehicle seat and 2 pax in the row of seats in the 3 Days of tour the passengers are rotating of seat.

Private Tour

We also organize tours in private for your comfort in the vehicle only for you, your friends or family, with more space, from 1 pax up to 5 pax, likewise with luxury hotels with the hotel line Tayca, hotel Salty moon, hotel Palacio de sal, hotel cristal samaña with heating, restaurant, wi fi, based on double, triple, quadruple beds, with private water, private bathroom, heating with the difference that the price would have to pay for 6 passengers with additional cost.

Accommodation

The 1st night of the tour will be in salt hostel, based on double beds, triples, Quadruple rooms, with shared bathroom, with shared hot water, we also offer 2 star hostels, with private bathroom, private hot water, based on double, double, triple, quadruple beds at an additional cost not very expensive.

Rainy season, winter season

The months of January, February, in Uyuni it is rainy weather because of this the salt flat is flooded with 20 centimeters of water because of this is complicated and dangerous the view to the incawasi island of 80 Km , For the foresight and safety the tourist p is not visited incawasi island in this rainy season, is also recommended between the months of May, June, July, August is winter time where the temperature drops to 15 degrees below zero in Laguna Colorada during At night and at dawn, on the day the temperature is 20 degrees above zero, so it is advisable to wear warm clothing, such as leggings, hats, scarves, thermal mountain shoes, jackets, gloves, sunglasses, sweaters.

Size of the luggage for the tour 3 days / 2 nights

The most important thing for the tour of 3 days, 4 days, is required to bring, winter clothes, sleeping bag with option to rent at the tour operator, mineral water 4 liters, sunglasses, snacks like chocolate, sweets , Biscuits to eat before lunch, dinner, camera, iPod, all this in a separate suitcase, the large suitcase that is not used in the 3 days of tour can deposit it in the office of Andes Salt Expeditions without any charge, the reason is That the way of the tour is very bad way of the desert, to avoid breaking the suspension of the Toyota land cruiser, but the passengers that finish the tour in san Pedro of Chile we take everything with preference.

How to make the purchase of the tour

For the validity of the reservation and purchase of the tour is required to fill the reservation form, lines below this virtual platform, and when you finish click on the “shopping cart”, the purchase of the service should appear in the mini cart in the Right side, then go to the box by clicking on the “checkout” link on the right side of this page. All this must be done with clarity and responsibility to avoid mistakes and confusion. Of course you can ask any questions via emails, we will respond with pleasure.

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