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4-Day Uyuni Salt Flat Exploration

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Day 1 : La Paz – Uyuni - Villamar

Visiting: Uyuni & Villamar

Transfer out. Morning flight from La Paz to Uyuni landing at the shores of the Uyuni salt flats. At 10:00 am trip south through the highlands, passing the villages of San Cristobal, Culpina K until the rich and high valley of Alota (3 hours), then areas with great stone formations done by the erosion. Continue through high valleys until the village of Villamar (1 hour).

  • Meals: LD
  • Budget Lodging: Mallku Cueva hotel

Day 2 : Villamar – Coloured Lagoons (REA) – Ojo de Perdiz

Visiting: Coloured Lagoons & Ojo de Perdiz

LONG DAY! Early trip entering the REA (National Reserve Eduardo Abaroa) going through Polkes and visiting Laguna Colorada (2 hours) declared a RAMSAR site due to the nesting of over 30,000 flamingos at 4,278 m. Then up to geysers “Sol de Mañana", pass alongside Challviri lagoon, with its hot spring in the shores of Polques. Cross through the high desert of Pampas de Dali, with amazing views, to finally reach Laguna Verde (3 hours), in the foothills of the Licancabur Mountain. Trip back to Laguna Colorada, enter the high deserts of Siloli, visiting Arbol de Piedra to finally reach Ojos de Perdiz (4 hours - 4,531m).

  • Meals: BLD
  • Standard Lodging: Tayka del Desierto Hotel

Day 3 : Ojo de Perdiz – Uyuni salt flats – Colchani

Visiting: Uyuni Salt Flats

Morning trip north through the Hedionda and Cañapa minor lagoons and continue east through branches of the range, reaching the valley of Alota (2 hours). North through the highlands passing the villages of San Agustin and San Juan (2 hours), entering in Chuvica to the great Uyuni salt flat crossing to "Isla Incahuasi" (1 hour), a special habitat of volcanic rocks and giant cactus. Continue east to the village of Colchani (2 hours), where the locals produce salt. Enjoy a great sunset, overnight in salt hotel.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Standard Lodging: Palacio de Sal Hotel

Day 4 : Colchani – La Paz

Visiting: La Paz

Transfer to the nearby airport for your flight to La Paz.

  • Meals: B

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