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La Paz to Salar de Uyuni (3 Days Rainy Season)

Go on a beautiful journey from La Paz to Uyuni and return. You will have the chance to admire some unforgettable landscapes along the way, and to get to know a local community.

USD $953.00USD $1,537.00

Per Person
Single supplement
Guide Language
Clear
2

Go on a Beautiful Journey From La Paz to Salar de Uyuni

Get ready for a unique trip in Bolivia! You will get the chance to visit off the beaten path destinations. You are going to see some incredible landscapes far from the crowds.

Highlights

  • See the incredible Jayu Quta crater
  • Marvel at the beauty of the flooded Salar
  • Go on a stargazing tour
  • Visit a local community in Tahua
  • Participate in a local herding of llamas
  • Climb Tunupa Volcano

Tour Information

Duration: 3 days
Start/End Location: La Paz
Availability: Departures on Fridays during rainy season (Mid-December – April)

Itinerary

Day 1: Leave La Paz to go south

You will start your day very early from your hotel in La Paz, to begin your trip to Oruro. You are going to visit Machacamarca, an oasis of trees and the Museum of Trains. In Challapata, you will visit the church of Quillacas and then continue the journey to the Jayu Quta crater that was formed by a rain of little meteors. From there you will head towards the imposing Tunupa Volcano before reaching Tahua. You will end the day with a magical sunset reflected in the salt flats.

Transfer in: pick up from your hotel in La Paz at 07:00 a.m.
Meals: lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Tayka de Sal in Tahua

Day 2: Admire the stunning Salar de Uyuni

After breakfast, you are going to go to Ch’jini to climb the Cathedral hill and see the flooded Salar. Then you will visit a cave to see fossils of algae and millinery plants. You will afterwards have lunch in the middle of the Salar (and a visit the Incahuasi Island, if it is accessible). You will frequently stop to take pictures and to enjoy these magical scenarios. After dinner, you will admire a stunning starry sky!

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Tayka de Sal in Tahua

Day 3: Dive into the local culture before going back to La Paz

On your last day, you are going to visit the family of Doña Eti and Don Héctor who will be waiting for you in the community of Tahua. You will then go with them to the herding of llamas, a typical activity of the area. After that you will climb the Tunupa Volcano to test your resistance at almost 4,000 meters (13,123.36 ft) above sea level. From there you will be able to enjoy a breathtaking view, perhaps one of the most incredible landscapes in the world. That place is called Mirador de los Salares.

At night, you will begin your trip back to La Paz where you will arrive around 02:00 am. This will be the end of this crazy tour from La Paz to Salar de Uyuni!

Meals: breakfast, lunch
Transfer out: Transportation to La Paz – Hotel

What’s Included

  • Transportation
  • Spanish-speaking guide/driver
  • Accommodation for 2 nights
  • Meals listed in the itinerary

What’s Not Included

  • Beverages at the hotels
  • Personal expenses

Important Notes

  • Accommodation at the Hotel Tayka de Sal, private rooms with private bathroom, heating and hot water.
  • Minimum 2 and maximum 4 passengers per car.

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