|GroupSize:||Min 1 – Max 11|
|Meeting Point:||Pickup from hotel / hostel in La Paz|
|1 Pax||1.345 USD pp||1.483 USD pp|
|2 Pax||672 USD pp||802 USD pp|
|3 Pax||448 USD pp||663 USD pp|
|4 Pax||336 USD pp||527 USD pp|
|5 Pax||269 USD pp||449 USD pp|
|6 Pax||448 USD pp||619 USD pp|
|7 Pax||384 USD pp||585 USD pp|
|8 Pax||336 USD pp||527 USD pp|
|9 Pax||299 USD pp||511 USD pp|
|10 Pax||269 USD pp||472 USD pp|
|11 Pax||224 USD pp||464 USD pp|
During the rainy season from January to April, the Uyuni salt flat is filled with water, so it is not possible to cross it in the same way as during the dry season. As a consequence, the itinerary is modified during this period. The main changes usually are:
On day 2, you could sleep in a different location. (Because of the heavy rain there is) When it snows, the roads are often closed due to the large amount of snow, so on the third day an optional route will be used. (Red and green lagoon will not be seen). But you will be informed previously.
During the winter season (from June to August), it is not possible to access Eduardo Avaroa national park (red lagoon, dali dessert, green lagoon). However, there is the possibility of visiting black lagoon and rock valley if on the third day of your tour it does not snow. We also may sleep in a different location due to road access. As it is hard to forecast the weather at high altitudes and due to global warming and it may also snow abruptly.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO WAY TO FORECAST WHEATHER DUE TO GLOBAL WARMING, EVEN WITH THE MOST ADVANCED TOOLS THAT MANY PEOPLE USE. THIS IS WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE CLIMATOLOGICAL CHANGES MAY HAPPEN IN THIS PLACE.
Sun hat, sunglasses (to protect your eyes from the bright glare off the salt panes), sunblock, coat, gloves, wool hat, trekking shoes, warm socks, swimsuit and towel for hot springs at Sol de Manana Geysers, extra bottles of water (we recommend bringing a 5 Liter bottled water so you can have enough water for the whole trip), snacks, personal medication. Flashlight/torch, camera, extra batteries and memory card, charger (electricity available in most hotels), hand sanitizer, personal first aid kit. You will be sleeping up to 4,300 meters above sea level and depending on the season, temperatures can drop well below zero (reaching less than -15 degrees Celsius in the winter months of June and July) and the wind chill can be harsh, so bring plenty of warm clothes like a scarf and wool hat for the chilly evenings. Note: This itinerary is subject to change without prior notice according to weather conditions, strikes, roadblocks, or force majeure events which are beyond our control. We will always do our best to follow the itinerary as close as possible.
Accommodation on the 3-DAY TOUR SAJAMA + SALAR DE UYUNI will be basic: with comfortable and cozy basic beds. The shared rooms (First Night: room with two beds / Second Night: room with two beds). On occasions, it is possible that there is no electricity due to the lack of infrastructure and services in the national park. You will travel in the middle of the desert; the toilets will only be available the first day of the excursion to Uyuni and during the rest of the tour you will find bathrooms but they have a small local cost.
Accommodation / Bus station Pickup / Airport (From Uyuni or La Paz City)
If the tour begins in the city of LA PAZ, the final point will be: UYUNI
If the tour begins in the city of UYUNI, the final point will be: LA PAZ
this tour accommodation is basic but in
this tour accommodation is private
double room with hot shower
|GUIDE||English speaking guide||English speaking guide|
|DRIVERS||Local driver||Local driver|
|MEALS||MEALS ARE FILLING||BETTER PREPARATION AND EXTRA FLAVOR|
|SLEEPING BAG||NOT INCLUSIVE||INCLUDED|
Warm shower may occasionally be located
in a different room than your own
|SAJAMA NATIONAL PARK||NOT INCLUSIVE||INCLUDED|
|LAUKA TURIST CIRCUIT||NOT INCLUSIVE||INCLUDED|
|ALKAYA MUMMIES||NOT INCLUSIVE||INCLUDED|
|FISH ISLAND ENTRANCE FEE||NOT INCLUSIVE||INCLUDED|
|EDUARDO AVAROA NATIONAL PARK||NOT INCLUSIVE||INCLUDED|
Starting the adventure …! Pick up from Hotel at Hrs 7:00 am and leave with direction to Patacamaya located to 96 Km. from La Paz, capital of the department at an altitude of 3,800 meters above sea level .
Enjoy the road in the high plateau of the Andes and arrive to Condoramaya to visit the Tombs of Mummies (polychromatic archeological burial site), then continue to Curahuara de Carangas also known as the Sistine Chapel of the Andes to appreciate all the Renaissance structure. Continue the route until Sajama national park. Later you can relax entering the Hot Springs at 35 °, culminate day one having delicious dinner at our hotel and rest for the next day.
Early start for the adventure to drive with the 4×4 Jeeps to Huayña Khota lagoon home of flamingoes and vicugnas, continue to Sequegua where we may enjoy the mountains that surround the road, Going by kewiña forests and observing llamas and alpacas, we will ascend to arrive to three lagoons in the Chilean frontier. After arriving at Sabaya Village , enjoy a delicious lunch on the way; Now head to Salar del Coipasa, a small desert of salt that we cross to reach the town of Salinas where we will have a small stop and then go to our hotel in Jirira town for dinner and rest to begin the adventure on Uyuni salt flats.
Start your tour off at 10:30 am with a visit mounds of salt (next to the salt flats). Take pictures as you ride along the immense white expanse of salt, visit los Ojos de Agua Salada (salt water eyes) and then a hotel made completely of salt which is currently being used as museum.
Lunch is served most of the time in the middle of that salt flats so we can have a nice time to contemplate the hugeness of the place. After lunch, a visit to fish island a place where petrified coral is seen all over. Take time to organize your group for fun perspective and proportion-distorted photos on the blinding white surface of the salt flats. Then, head to Pia Pia island for the unique experience of seeing a beautiful sunset over the salt flats. END OF SERVICES.