7-Day Uyuni Salt Flats and Desert Adventure from La Paz

Discover Bolivia in a more flexible way on this 7-day trip. This country has exceptional advantages in cultural diversity and natural wonders. Private transport with an informative guide is provided through the guided tour, from the world's class salt flats in Uyuni to the rich Inca culture of Tiwanaku Ruins.

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$4,752

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Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
    • Services of experienced driver and air-conditioned vehicles.
    • Hotel accommodation based on twin-sharing room
    • Economy class airfare of La Paz - Uyuni - La Paz.
    • Entry/Admission - Iglesia de San Francisco
    • Entry/Admission - Museo de Metales Preciosos
    • Entry/Admission - Plaza Murillo
    • Entry/Admission - Palacio Quemado
    • Entry/Admission - Mirador Killi Killi
    • Entry/Admission - Train Cemetery
    • Entry/Admission - Salar de Uyuni
    • Entry/Admission - Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve of Andean Fauna
    • Entry/Admission - Siloli Desert
    • Entry/Admission - Geiser Sol de la Manana
    • Entry/Admission - Salvador Dali Desert
    • Entry/Admission - Ruinas de Tiwanaku
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Bolivia Visa Fee and Personal travel insurance.
    • International flight into and out Bolivia.

  • Day 1: Arrival in La Paz, Airport Pick-up

    Stop At: La Paz, La Paz, La Paz Department
    Your guide will meet you outside the customs of the airport after you retrieve your luggage and clear the customs, and then a private transport takes you to the hotel. The rest of the day is on your own to explore the city.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Stannum Boutique Hotel & Spa (4 stars)

    Day 2: Amazing La Paz city tour & Mi Teleferico Tour

    Stop At: Iglesia de San Francisco, Plaza San Francisco at Avenida Mariscal Santa Cruz, La Paz Bolivia
    Today, you will first visit Basilica de San Francisco, a featured local church.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Museo de Metales Preciosos, Jaen 777, La Paz Bolivia
    Then go to Museo de Metales Preciosos, a museum with 4 exhibition halls displaying the local art works used for sacrificial ceremonies and decorations made of golden, silver and bronze prior to Spanish colonization, and golden wares from Tiwanaku archeological site belonging to the Pre-Incan Civilization.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza Murillo, La Paz Bolivia
    The next stop is Plaza Murillo, where you can see a clock running anticlockwise.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio Quemado, Ruta Nacional 2 Plaza Murillo, La Paz Bolivia
    Afterwards, move on to Palacio de Quemado and appreciate this grand presidential palace at the roadside.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mirador Killi Killi, Calle Braun, La Paz Bolivia
    Later, your guide will accompany you to ascend the Mirador Killi Killi and take the cable car, where you can have a bird's eye view of La Paz.

    Today's last stop is Witches' Market, where many featured local stuff are on sale.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Stannum Boutique Hotel & Spa (4 stars)

    Day 3: Fly to Uyuni, Take amazing Salt Flats Tour

    Stop At: Uyuni, Uyuni, Potosi Department
    After breakfast at the hotel, your driver will send you to the airport and you will take a flight to Uyuni by yourself. Upon arrival, a local guide and a driver will pick you up and start the Uyuni tour directly.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Train Cemetery, Uyuni Bolivia
    First head to the Train Cemetery, where old and rusty trains scatter here and there. Then go to Colchani Village, where you can buy some little stuff made of salt.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni Bolivia
    Keep moving forward, you will go to the Salt Museum famous for the llama statues made of salt. Following is the highlight, the Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat. In rainy season, the shallow water clearly reflects the sky like a mirror, so people gave it another name "Mirror of Sky". You will go all the way to the Isla Incahuasi in its middle part. As many cactuses are growing here, it is nicknamed "Cactuses Island". When todays' sightseeing ends, your guide and the driver will send you to the hotel, taking 1h45min on the way.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel de Sal Luna Salada (4 stars)

    Day 4: Visit Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve

    Stop At: Salar de Chiguana, Bolivia
    Today's tour will be extended to Chiguana Desert to the south of the Salar de Uyuni. The 200km (125mi) distance takes about 3h30min by car. Chiguana Desert is surrounded by volcanos of different sizes. You will appreciate the Volcano Ollague on the sightseeing platform.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve of Andean Fauna, Bolivia
    Move on to Andean lagoons where three species of Andean flamingos dwell.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Siloli Desert, Uyuni Bolivia
    Afterwards, continue driving for about 3h40min to Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve to appreciate world's highest and driest Siloli Desert. Stop by "Rock tree" for you to take photos and Laguna Colorada (Red Lagoon) to appreciate the red lake and its dwellers, pink flamingoes. Finally, transfer to the local hotel for overnight.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel Tayka del Desierto

    Day 5: Enjoy amazing Salvador Dali Desert Tour

    Stop At: Geiser Sol de la Manana, Avaroa National Reserve, Uyuni Bolivia
    Set off early today to Sol de Mañana Geyser with packed breakfast. It takes about 2-2.5h to cover the 150km (90mi) distance. Upon arrival, follow the guide to have a walk along the geysers and appreciate the stunning sunrise while enjoying your breakfast. Afterwards, a hot spring bath at an altitude of over 5,000m (16,400ft) is waiting for you.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Salvador Dali Desert, Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve Bolivia
    Next, drive for about 50min to visit Salvador Dali Desert, where Laguna Verde (Green Lagoon), a peaceful salt lake in emerald is located.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Uyuni, Uyuni, Potosi Department
    At last, head to the Hotel de Sal Luna Salada in Uyuni about 350km away, taking 6h or so.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel de Sal Luna Salada (4 stars)

    Day 6: Fly to La Paz, Visit Tiwanaku

    Stop At: Ruinas de Tiwanaku, Tiwanaku Bolivia
    Today, the Uyuni tour package draws to an end. Your driver will send you to Uyuni airport for you to take the flight back to La Paz. Upon arrival, a local guide and the driver will pick you up and proceed to Tiwanaku Ruins. It is one of the world's oldest and highest city ruins, with 30,000 to 70,000 residences during its peak time from 500 to 900AD. You can see many ruins of houses, gates, temples, roads, sculptures, and irrigation system. After the visit, send you to the hotel.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Stannum Boutique Hotel & Spa (4 stars)

    Day 7: La Paz departure, Airport drop-off

    Stop At: La Paz, La Paz, La Paz Department
    According to your flight schedule, your driver will take you to the airport on time and see you off there.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up travelers from airport in La Paz according to their flight schedule. Airports
    • El Alto Airport, La Paz Bolivia
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Travel China Guide

Activity ID: V-7493P150

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