Bolivia Trip: Salar de Uyuni with Tayka Hotel Shared Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Uyuni

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Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights Shared 4wd transportation (only 4 passengers per car), 1st night at private room at salt hotel with private bathroom, 2nd night at private room with private bathroom, meals, audio-guide (languages available: english, spanish)
DAY 1        UYUNI – GREEN LAGOON – HITO  CAJÓN – SILOLI DESERT Departure from Uyuni at 7 a.m. We head to the Chilean border “Hito Cajón“ driving for approximately 6 hours, we pass by the nice town of “San Cristobal” and the Valley of the Rocks.Visit to Laguna Verde at the foothills of Licancabur Volcano.  Then we drive through Dali’s Desert and Sol de Mañana, where we can observe the bubbling mud “fumaroles” emerge from the depths of the earth. The highlight of the day is the beautiful Red Lagoon (Laguna Colorada), which receives its name from the reddish colored waters, the lagoon is also home to the three types of flamingos: The Andean Flamingo, the James Flamingo and the Chilean Flamingo Visit to the Árbol de Piedra (Tree of Stone), a very particular eolic formation. Arrival to “Tayka del Desierto”, in the heart of Siloli Desert at 4,600 m.a.s.l.Includes: Accommodation in “Hotel Tayka del Desierto”, Shared transportation 4x4 (4 passengers per vehicle), Audio guide in EnglishMeals:  Picnic lunch, Dinner (lunch not included for passengers which start from Hito Cajón)DAY 2        SILOLI DESERT – MINOR LAGOONS – SALAR DE UYUNI – TAHUAAfter breakfast we will start towards the “Joyas Andinas Lagoons”: “Laguna Honda” (Deep Lagoon), Laguna Hedionda (Smelly Lagoon) and finally Cañapa Lagoon.We will observe the Ollagüe Volcano, it has smoke near the top because is an active volcano. Arrival to San Pedro de Quemes for lunch, close to the restaurant it is located the Burned Town.Inside the magnificent Salar de Uyuni we will drive towards Incahuasi Island located 102 Km. from Uyuni village.We continue our trip driving north entering the magnificent Salar de Uyuni and head towards the hotel for overnight, Hotel Tayka de Sal at the village of Tahua.Includes: Accommodation in “Hotel Tayka de Sal”, Shared transportation 4x4 (4 passengers per vehicle), Audio guide in EnglishMeals:  Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerDAY 3        TUNUPA VOLCANO – SALAR DE UYUNI – COLCHANI – UYUNIAt 8 a.m. we start the drive up to the Thunupa Volcano, then after a 2 hours trek we can observe from the “Mirador Colorado” the “Ruta Intersalar”: Salar de Coipasa, Salar de Empexa and the majestic Salar de Uyuni, which can be seen with all its splendor.Then we are back to the beautiful Salar to take beautiful pictures. Later arrival at the Playa Blanca Hotel, then we will observe the “Ojos de Agua” (Water Eyes). Finally, we arrive to Colchani whose residents extract the salt using rudimentary tools such as a pick and shovels and later continue to the Train Cemetery (also called Train Graveyard). Arrival to Uyuni at 5 p.m. approximately.Includes: Shared transportation 4x4 (4 passengers per vehicle), Audio guide in EnglishMeals:  Breakfast, Picnic lunch 

What’s included

  • 2 nights accommodation at hotels at double private rooms
  • Transport by air-conditioned / heating 4wd car (4 passengers per car)
  • 2 Breakfast
  • 2 Dinner
  • 3 Lunch
  • Audio guide (spanish and english available)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra expenses
  • Beberages at hotels