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Stop At: Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia
DAY 1 UYUNI –UYUNI SALT FLAT – COQUESA
We will pick you up from your hotel at 10:00, first we will visit the Train Cemetery and the town of Colchani where you can learn more about Uyuni’s mining past and its artisanal salt production present, later we will enter to the amazing Uyuni Salt Flat, and arrive to the “Salt Hotel-Museum”, the first of its kind that nowadays works only as a museum. On our way we will be able to see fantastic optic illusions, able to see in raining season (December- March), and also we will visit “Ojos de Agua” (Eyes of water), small salt eruptions which help us to explain the development of this huge salt lake.
At noon, you will reach the “Incahuasi Island” in the middle of the Salt flat; there are extraordinary calcareous rocks, large populations of Cactus, local fauna and spectacular 360 grades panoramic views of the salt flat from the summit.
Sunset at the border of the salt flat and overnight in the town of Coquesa.
Duration: 1 day
Stop At: Laguna Hedionda, Uyuni Bolivia
DAY 2: COQUESA - LAGUNA HEDIONDA
We will start the day visiting a local museum to see pre-Columbian mummies and later we will get to the Salt Flat viewpoint at the foot of the Thunupa volcano.
Leaving the salt flat behind we will travel along the volcanoes range with their eternal snow going to Lípez, there we will find the Ollagüe Volcano that we will observe at the distance. Then we restart the trip to the Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve, on our way we will appreciate the lagoons called “Joyas Altoandinas” (Jewels from the High lands): Cañapa, Hedionda, Chiarcota and Honda where you will have the chance to see different kinds of local birds.
Overnight at the Laguna Hedionda Lagoon.
Duration: 10 hours
Stop At: Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve of Andean Fauna, Bolivia
DAY 3: LAGUNA HEDIONDA - E. AVAROA RESERVE - UYUNI
This day we need to get up very early in order to start the tour at 6:00, our first activity is the visit to the Stone Tree in the middle of the Siloli Desert, later we will get to the Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve, arriving to the Geysers of “Sol de Mañana” smoky and noisy geysers, boiling mud stewpot where red and grey mud is boiling. Later we will enjoy a bath in the hot springs before we continue our trip in the reserve, on our way we will enjoy the panoramic view of the Dali Desert, there are columns of stones sculpted by the wind that resemble this famous painter work. After that, we will also appreciate the Laguna Verde (Green Lagoon), at the foot of Licancabur volcano.
It’s time to take the road back, we will visit the Laguna Colorada (The Red Lagoon), an impressing water source, the algae and plankton give the lagoon brown or intense red colors, this is the main flamingos nesting site and there it is possible to observe three kinds of flamingos of the region: James, Andino and Chileno
We continue our journey, in the afternoon we will take a walk around the Rocks Valley, giant volcanic rocks between 8 to 15 meters high. Our last stop is at San Cristóbal village which has been moved from its original site to the actual one for the needs of one the biggest mine in Bolivia.
Arrival to Uyuni at 6 pm approximately.
Duration: 12 hours