STARS TOUR UYUNI SALT FLATS VIP

Two days and one night in dry season

2 days / 1 night

Departure - day 1: 09:00
Arrival - day 2: 19:00

Transport

Private transportation for all tourist routes are included

Meals included

2 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner

From April to November it is considered a dry season in the Uyuni Salt Flats. That’s why we offer you an experience to get to know this magnificent place: the Star Tour  in the Uyuni Salt Flats.

The first day we will depart from the town of Uyuni and visit the following sites: Train Cemetery, Colchani, Salt Eyes, Crystals and Salt Blocks.

At night, after dinner, we will enjoy the different nocturnal phenomena offered by the sky of the Uyuni Salt Flats in time to do night photography.

During the second day of the tour we will visit Coquesa, the Tunupa Volcano, the Incahuasi Island and we will wait at dusk in the middle of the Uyuni Salt Flats to return to the town.

From

365 u$s / person

In groups 5 Pax

OPTION VIP
1° vehicle
(5 pax + guide)
2° vehicle
(6 pax)

N° of pax

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price* by pax 1150 595 495 380 365 395 385 340 335 310 305

*Prices expressed in US dollars.

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INCLUDE (Option VIP)

    • Private transport in 4×4 vehicles fully equipped YES
    • Driver YES
    • Specialized guide in English or Spanish YES
    • 1 breakfast buffet in Uyuni on arrival (Restaurant Tika) YES
    • 1 night accommodation in Hotel Palacio de Sal or similar (Double Rooms) YES
    • 1 dinner buffet at the hotel YES
    • 1 breakfast buffet in the hotel YES
    • 2 lunches in the middle of the Uyuni Salt Flats YES
    • 1 sunset in the Uyuni Salt Flats YES
    • Bottle of wine and snack for sunset YES
    • Hot drinks during the tour YES
    • Tour of stars + night photography session YES
    • Professional photography YES
    • Photos and digital videos of the entire tour YES
    • First-aid kit and oxygen tank in vehicle YES
    • Taxes of Law (Tourist Invoice) YES

NOT INCLUDE

    • Tickets for Isla Incahuasi (Foreigners: Bs.30 / National: Bs.15) and
      Coquesa Museum (Foreigners: Bs.30 / National: Bs.15)  NO
    • Food and beverages not specified in the program NO
    • Mandatory personal travel insurance NO
    • Tips and individual equipment NO
    • Specialized guide in another language (70 USD additional/day – Per Group 1–12 pax) NO
    • Anything not specified in the program NO

DETAILS OF THE STARS TOUR PACKAGE IN THE UYUNI SALT FLATS

The Star Tour in the Uyuni Salt Flats will be two days and one night. Some of the places we will visit are: the Train Cemetery, Colchani, Eyes, Crystals and Blocks of Salt, the Tunupa Volcano and the Incahuasi Island. At night, we will enjoy the nocturnal phenomena offered by the sky of the Uyuni Salt Flats in time to do night photography.

ITINERARY

Day 1

The Stars Tour to Uyuni Salt Flats VIP in dry season begins in the following way. According to the arrival time of our passengers, we will pick them up at the airport or bus terminal to go to Uyuni for a welcome breakfast.

 

Around 09:00 a.m. approximately we will start the tour in fully equipped 4X4 vehicles (6 passengers for vehicle). Our first visit will be to the “Train Cemetery” (Cementerio de Trenes), nice place that is a testimony of better times in the country; then we will continue to “Colchani”, a small town located on the edge of the “Uyuni Salt Flats”, where the salt production is the principal activity for the community members.

 

There, we will see the process of salt production and we will visit the artisan museum shop, where there are giant pieces carved in salt and also other curiosities (jewels, tools and crafts). After this visit, we will enter the famous “Uyuni Salt Flats”, the largest salt desert in the world (10,582 square kilometers, in area). The “Uyuni Salt Flats” has the peculiarity of having a reserve of 9 million tons of Lithium, that is, 40% of the world reserve. Where we can observe the water holes called the “Salt eyes” (Ojos del Salar) – (outlets for subterranean rivers flowing under the “Uyuni Salt Flats”).

 

We will stop at the “Hotel Playa Blanca”, the first hotel built on the “Uyuni Salt Flats” and the only construction on the saline crust. After visiting this singular attraction, we will enjoy a delicious lunch in the middle of the “Uyuni Salt Flats”. In the afternoon, we begin our second part of the tour, visiting what are known as “Salt Crystals” (Cristales de Sal) – (special and perfect salt formations that are found in some eyes of the “Uyuni Salt Flats”), later we will visit the “Salt Blocks” (Bloques de Sal). Near the end of the afternoon we will go to our hotel for our respective accommodation. Dinner at the hotel.

 

After dinner, we will leave in our vehicles near the “Uyuni Salt Flats” to enjoy a “Tour of Stars” (Tour de Estrellas) where we will be able to enjoy the different nocturnal phenomena that the “Uyuni Salt Flats” sky offer us, in time to make nocturnal photography with our passengers. Later transfer to the hotel and night at the hotel.

Day 2

The program of day 2 of the Stars tour in Uyuni Salt Flats, is as follows. After breakfast, we will go to the archaeological center of the Chullpares – (funerary constructions) of “Coquesa” and its surroundings. Then we will go up to the viewpoint of the “Tunupa Volcano” (Volcan Tunupa), from where we will have a magnificent panoramic view over the “Uyuni Salt Flats”.

 

We will go down through the wetlands (wet steppes of the Altiplano) and observe, in the humid parts of the “Uyuni Salt Flats”, pink flamingos. Then we will go to “Incahuasi Island” (Isla Incahuasi), also misnamed “Isla del Pescador”, whose geomorphology is due to coral remains petrified trees covered with giant cactuses up to 12m in height. From its highest point, we will have an exceptional 360° view over the “Uyuni Salt Flats”.

 

After this visit, we will enjoy a delicious lunch on the “Island Incahuasi” (Isla Incahuasi). We continue the trip with our afternoon of photographs with perspective in the middle of the “Uyuni Salt Flats”. Near the end of the afternoon we will move to a strategic point to enjoy an incredible “Sunset”.

 

At 7:00 p.m. we begin our return to Uyuni, for your corresponding transfer to the airport or bus terminal or point defined by the passengers.

 

-End of Stars Tour to Uyuni Salt Flats – 

IMPORTANT

The Uyuni Salt Flat in Bolivia is at an average height of 3600 meters above sea level, so it is recommended to take precautions, especially if passengers suffer from any condition related to altitude. Pay attention.

The minimum temperature reaches -18 ° c and the maximum 17 ° c. It is recommended to bring: gloves, thermal hat, double-cane boots, thick socks and thick jacket preferably wind breaker or thermal.

Uyuni Salt Flats is an extension of 10,582km² of pure salt. It is essential to wear sunglasses and sunscreen with a sun protection factor of 50 or more in order to avoid eye and skin injuries.

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