STARS TOUR UYUNI SALT FLATS AND LAGOONS OF COLORS VIP

Two days and one night in rainy 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 December to March it is considered a rainy 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 and Lagoons of Colors.

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

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 the Valley of the Rocks, the Eduardo Avaroa Reserve and the High Andean Jewels Route Lagoons of Colors, to admire smaller lagoons.

From

400 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 1320 685 555 430 400 455 435 385 375 345 340

*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
    • 1 lunch in the middle of the Uyuni Salt Flats YES
    • 1 lunch on route YES
    • 1 sunset in the Uyuni Salt Flats YES
    • Bottle of wine and snack for sunset YES
    • Hot drinks during the tour YES
    • Rubber boots for each passengerYES
    • 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
      Eduardo Avaroa Reserve (Foreigners: Bs.150 / National: Bs.30)  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 AND LAGOONS OF COLORS

The Stars tour in the Uyuni Salt Flats and Lagoons of Colors include a sunset in the middle of Uyuni Salt Flats. At night, we will enjoy the nocturnal phenomena offered by the sky of the Uyuni Salt Flats in time to do night photography. The second day we will visit the Lagoons of Colors.

ITINERARY

Day 1

The Stars Tour in the Uyuni Salt Flats and Lagoons of Colors VIP in rainy 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 4×4 vehicles (6 passengers for vehicle). Our first visit will be the “Train Cemetery” (Cementerio de Trenes), nice place that is a testimony of better times in the country; then we 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 water, holes called “The Eyes of the Uyuni Salt Flats” (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”. After this we will enjoy an afternoon of photography with perspective in the middle of the “Uyuni Salt Flats” where we can enjoy the incredible mirror effect offered by this magical place and gives the sensation of being able to walk literally over the sky.

 

Near the end of the afternoon we will move to a strategic point to enjoy an incredible “Sunset”. After this 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 offers us the sky of the “Uyuni Salt Flats”, 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 and Lagoons of Colors , is as follows. After breakfast, we will go to the miner town of “San Cristóbal”.

Later we will cross the “Valley of the Rocks” (Valle de las Rocas), on our way to town of “Villamar”. After visiting this village located in the middle of the desert, we will enter “Eduardo Avaroa Reserve” (REA), where our first stop will be in the “Red Lagoon” (Laguna Colorada) home of the pink flamingos.

 

We will continue our tour in the “Eduardo Avaroa Reserve” (REA) to the “Stone Tree” (Arbol de Piedra), a rock formation carved through the wind erosion and the passing of the years. Finally, we will enter to the “High Andean Jewels Route” (Ruta de las Joyas Alto Andinas) to admire the territory composed by (Cañapa, Hedionda, Chiar Khota, Honda and Ramaditas lagoons).

 

After this visit we begin our return to “Uyuni” to arrive around 06:30 p.m. approximately, for your corresponding transfer to the airport or bus terminal or point defined by the passengers.

 

-End of the Stars tour in the Uyuni Salt Flats and Lagoons of Colors-

IMPORTANT

The Uyuni Salt Flat in Bolivia is at an average height of 3600 meters above sea level and in the Lagoons of Colors the altitude exceeds 4300 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 and in the Lagunas de Colores the minimum at -22°c and the maximum 10°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. The same happens in the Lagoons of Colors for being at an altitude of 4500.

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