Uyuni (v.v.) - Salar de Uyuni
group tour or private tour with basic accommodations, 3 days
You will depart around ten (private tour) or half ten (group tour) on this wonderful tour through the Salar the Uyuni.
First you will visit the Train Cemetery, and then Colchani, where handicrafts made of salt can be seen, as well as the process of making domestic salt, and the Salt Museum.
Then you will enter the salt flats and you will see Ojos del Salar; here bubbling gases escape from underneath the salt flat, the Salt Hotel and Incahuasi, where you can go for a short walk to observe giant cacti and volcanic rocks.
On your way to San Juan, Puerto Chuvica or Aguaquiza where you will spend the night, you will visit the caves of Cueva del Diablo and Galaxy Cristal if there is enough time.
On the second day you will travel through the Salar de Chiguana to a viewpoint from where you will have a splendid view at the semi-active Ollagüe Volcano.
The journey continues driving through the Silolí Desert and you will get to see Cañapa Lagoon, Hedionda Lagoon and Chiarkota Lagoon.
Next stop will be at the Stone tree; a rock formation of over eight meters high.
After a visit to Laguna Colorada (Red Lagoon) you will end the day close to the lagoon, where you will spend the night in a basic accommodation/dorm room.
The departure on the third day will be very early. You will start the day with a visit to the geyser Sol de Mañana, and a bit later on you will have the opportunity to warm up when you take a bath in the natural thermal water of the hot springs (Polques).
The journey goes on through the Salvador Dalí Desert and you will arrive at Laguna Verde (Green Lagoon) with the close by Licancabur Volcano, and next you will see Laguna Blanca (White Lagoon).
On the way back to Uyuni you will visit Villa Mar, the Valley of the Rocks and San Cristóbal.
You will arrive in Uyuni in time to catch the night bus to La Paz or the evening bus to Potosí.
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