Watercolour on the Salt Flat & Lakes 3Days – 2Nights

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Watercolour on the Salt Flat & Lakes 3 Days – 2 Nights

The attractions of this region have created a natural surrealist landscape. The sandy dessert panorama is the  backdrop  to a wealth of natural and cultural attractions visited by thousands of people each year.

Coloured lakes, geysers, various species of flamingos and Andean fauna all contribute to maiking this area a unique natural wonder of the world.


Day 01: Uyuni - Uyuni Salt Flat - Tahua (or Colchani)

Pick up from th hotel, bus station or airport.

10:00 am We  begin by visiting the train cemetery, then the Village of Colchani  where we can find a variety of handicrafts ade of salt. We can also see the piles of salt and the "eyes " of the salt  flat (small pools where water has risen to the surface). We visit Incahuasi  Island, famous for its giant cacti and from where we can enjoy an incomparable view of gthe surrounding area. We have lunch in a restaurant on the island or a picnic on the salt flats.

In the afternoon we cross the salt flats towards Tunupa volcano, arrivingat the village of Chantani where we can visit an interesting local museum before enjoying sunset with a delicious wine.

Dinenr and overnight in the Tayka Salt Hotel in Tahua or Luna Salada in Colchani (heating, hot water, private bathroom)


Day 02: Tahua or Colchani - Ojo de Perdiz

Breakfast in the hotel. 08:00 am We leave Tahua or Colchani  and visit the cave  of Galaxies with its amazing coral formations, formed over thousands of years. We also visit the Devil´s Cave which houses some important archaeological remains. On our way  south we pass the small lakes of Cañapa, Hedionda, Honda, Chiarkhota and Ramaditas. Box lunch on route.

Dinner and overnight sin the Tayka Jotel, Ojo de perdis or similar (heating, feather bedding, hot water, private bathroom)

Day 03: Ojo de Perdiz - Red Lake - Green Lake - Uyuni or Hito Cajón

Breakfast in the hotel. 05:30 am Leave Ojo de Perdiz and head to the Silioli Dessert. We visit the Stine Tree, thye majestic Red Lake , the impressive Sol de mañana geysers  and the thermal baths at Polques.

We visit the Dali dessert, so called because of the variety  of colours  in its landscape, then end  the tour of these wonders  of nature by visiting the Green Lake.

Passengers continuing to San Pedro de Atacama will be transferred to the border at Hito Cajón  befor midday in order to arrive in time to catch the bus to San Pedro de Atacama.

Passengers returning to Uyuni will visit the Valley  of Rocks and the villages of Kulpina K and San Cristobal. We will enjoy a box lunch on route. Transfer to hotel , airport or bus station on arrival in Uyuni.

What to take:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Chocolates, sweets
  • Sun block
  • Warm clothes (light)
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Ear muffs
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Waterproof jacket for the rain (depending on the season)
  • Take everything in a rucksack




  • Pick up from the hotel, bus station or airport in Uyuni
  • Private transportation 4 x 4
  • 01 vehicle  for 1 to 5 passengers and 02 vehicles for 6 to 10 passengers for programs with a bilingual guide
  • 01 vehicle for 1 to 6 passengers  and 02 vehicles for 7 to 10 passengers for programs without  a bilingual guide
  • Private bilingual (English/Sanish) guide AS SPECIFIED IN PRICING GRID
  • Food mentioned in the itinerary
  • 01 small bottle of water 500 cc per person per day
  • Accommodation in double or twin room
  • Entrances to the sites mentioned (Incahuasi Island, Chantani Museum, Cave of Galaxies, Eduardo Abaroa reserve)
  • Transfer to airport, hotel or bus station in Uyuni
  • Transfer to Hito Cajón for passengers who are crossing into Chile (3rd day)


DO NOT Inlcude:

  • Transport La Paz – Uyuni – La Paz
  • Guide in any language other than English
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Food not mentioned
  • Services not mentioned