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3-Day Tour to Salt Flats and Lagoons

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    From RED PLANET EXPEDITION office, leaving at 11:00 am. in a Toyota land cruiser, you will head towards the first stop "The train’s graveyard" and see the first locomotives in Bolivia. Afterwards you go to the small village of Colchani visiting the factories and the handycraft market . Finishing your lunch there, you will be taken to the great salt flat of Uyuni (Salar de Uyuni) to go straight to a hotel made out of salt,Playa Blanca (the only hotel allowed inside  the salt flats) surrounded by salt sculptures, flags and the Dakar Statue. Mooving on                towards the center of the salt flats you will fully enjoy the vastness of the landscapes and have a photo session of funny perspective pictures with the tour guide who's got plenty of experience in this field of photography. A hike in the Inca Wasy island(Cactus Island),awaits for you after that, where you see the giant cacty and coral Rock formations. The hike itself is a loop of approximatly 1h and will take you all the way to the top where a great 360* view can be appreciated. Once you finish this little hike, west will be your next direction to the small Village of Villa Candelaria to spend the first night but just before your leave the salt flat a breathtaking Sun-Set will be seen at its very shore. Arriving inthe accomodations you will enjoy some hot coffee and chocolate with some cookies etc at the tea time break and later a delicious dinner. ACCOMMODATION: (salt hotel – private toilets) 


    Waking up at 6:30 am, your journey into the hightest and driest desert will be filled with breathtaking landscapes of dormant volcanos and lagoons coloring the vast andean desert of Bolivia. Different Flor and Fauna are on the menu like Llamas,Vicunas, Viszcachas, Andean Foxes and of course Flamingos ! Those animals will be most commonly seen in the national park Eduardo Avaroa which is 720000 hectares big, and where the Laguna Colorada awaits for you, one of the hightlights of the entire tour ! Last but not least, we drive you into a volcanic crater where you can see some geological activities. Afterward the hotel and hot springs awaits for you.


    This day starts around 6:30 am. taking a good breakfast (some pancakes, yogurt, milk, corn flakes etc) to get energy for the last day of this trip. Starting by visiting first the Salvador Dali Desert  and then followed by the Green Lake right next to the border of Chile where you can be dropped off at the imigration office. If you wanna come back to Uyuni, North would be your course crossing back threw stunning landscapes from a different road and making some stops in the way for legs stretching, toilets, and lunch. 17:00 pm Approx arrival in Uyuni at Red Planet Expedition office

    So don't miss out on this amazing opportunity and get your reservation now !
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    My friends and I had been thinking about only doing the one-day tour, but we were so glad we opted to do three days in the end. Juan was an excellent guide, and our driver Yasmany prioritized our safety. My friends and I loved the...More

    Thank oliviachase11790
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I did the 3 day tour with a transfer to San Pedro. Day one of the tour was wonderful and so diverse! Really beautiful scenery. Day 2 and 3 were only ok. The landscape wasn’t as interesting at all and there is a lot more...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank mpargarita
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This was a breathtaking experience into the wild! Very safe drivers. Even though one car broke down during the trip, the guide Louis tried to make up for it taking us to another site that wasn’t in the program (since we didn’t get to see...More

    Thank estherm179
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Well organized tour, a lot of driving involved but necessary to get to the sights. Drivers were reliable and the guide Luis was amazing. Food good, accomodation too. Unfortunately 1 jeep broke down but Luis and the drivers did everything to make up for it.

    Thank daggius
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This trip is excellent value for money. Everyday was incredible, the views were spectacular, the whole desert experience was very exciting, the guides were all super friendly.i thought the food and accommodation was fairly decent, I didn't have a bad meal. Although the guides were...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank JoGriffiths94
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    6 May 2019|
    Response from Simon H | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Pauline, This is a huge challenge.We were taken through the border and had a bus transport us the 25kms approx to town where we were dropped at the local bus station. Our private pick up was coming for 6 hrs and we had... More
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