1st day.- Departure from San Pedro de Atacama at 08:00 am by minibus to Bolivia border, passing by Chile and Bolivia immigration offices. Once on the Bolivian side, at 14,435 feet above sea level, we shift to a 4WD Jeep with a maximum capacity of 6 people.
During the first day the group is in the Bolivian high plain visiting places like Laguna Verde and Laguna Blanca, located at the bottom of Licancabur Volcano, continuing to Daly Desert where you can admire a surrealistic landscape, thermal water pools, Sol de Mañana geysers –intermittent springs coming up at a 194º F– and fumaroles, cracks with emerging volcanic lava. The journey ends up at Laguna Colorada, main nesting center for more than 30,000 flamingos of 3 different species.
These places are located at an average height of 14,764 feet above the sea level and it is possible to gaze endemic flora and fauna such as flamingos, vicunas and some other animals. The night will be spent in rooms for 6 people. It is important that the passenger brings along a sleeping bag to spend the night, especially during the months of June, July, August and September, which are the coldest months.
2nd Day.- Departure is at about 8:00 am. During the second journey day the trip will include Siloli Desert where there are a set of rocks formations as a result of wind erosion. Later, we will continue to high plain lagoons also known as colored lagoons, Laguna Honda, Chiarcota and Cañapa; then, we continue to Chiguana salt flat, San Juan town. The second night is spent at the Salt Hotel, double or triple rooms.
3rd Day.- Departing at 8:00 am we take a general tour around the Uyuni salt flat (39,400 feet2) visiting Huasi Inca island or Fishes Island, both located in the middle of the salt flat with a formation of chalky rocks, coral and seashell traces. Later, continuing towards salt flat eyes, bunches of salt, Colchani town, located in the limits of Uyuni salt flat 20 km. (12.5 miles) away from Uyuni City. Arrival to Uyuni is estimated at 3:00 pm. End of services.
Value includes: Lodging nights and meals during the trip (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
Spanish or English speaking Guide
Departures can be scheduled everyday depending on previous client confirmation.
Value not includes admission to national parks. In January and February becouse of Altiplanic winter, the company keep the right to change route of the circuit IF IT´S NECESARY.