Uyuni - Salar de Uyuni - Uyuni, private tour
You will depart around ten 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 (eyes of the salt flats); here bubbling gases escape from underneath the salt flat, and Montones de Sal (salt piles).
You will also visit the Salt Hotel and Incahuasi (cactus island), where you can go for a short walk to observe giant cacti and volcanic rocks.
On your way to San Pedro de Quemez or San Juan, where you will spend the night, you will visit the caves of Cueva del Diablo and Galaxy Cristal.
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 visit the Geyser Sol de Mañana, and then 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 later at Laguna Blanca (White Lagoon). You will bend of north to go and spend the night in Villa Mar, a small town where you can still see the remains of an airplane that crashed on the rocks a long time ago.
The morning of the fourth day you will begin your return trip to Uyuni. On the way you will visit Rock Valley, and the city of Culpina (town of San Cristobal mines), arriving in Uyuni halfway in the afternoon.
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