Puno: 3day excursion to La Paz and the Uyuni salt flats

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On this 3-day excursion to La Paz and the Uyuni Salt Flat from Puno we will discover two very popular places in Bolivia that will undoubtedly captivate you forever.


  • Experience unforgettable landscapes
  • Immerse yourself in the desolate beauty of the world's largest salt lake
  • See a hotel and museum made entirely of salt and buy salt crafts


Day 1: Puno - La Paz Pick up from your hotel in Puno, and then take you to the bus terminal in Puno from where the bus will leave at 6:00 am to La Paz. On the way we will pass through immigration where you will present your documents and then we will continue with the trip. Around 14:00 we will arrive in the Bolivian capital. Here while waiting for the bus to Uyuni we will have the opportunity to visit its cable car, the most important in South America, which crosses the city from the air to the urban center (optional, at the passenger's expense). Afterwards you will have time to have dinner on your own and at 8:00 p.m. we will take the bus to Uyuni. Day 2: Uyuni Salt Flat - La Paz We will arrive in Uyuni in the morning and walk to a local place so you can have breakfast on your own. We will then take a 4x4 vehicle that will take us to the emblematic Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt desert in the world. On the way, we will stop at the Uyuni train cemetery, an authentic open-air museum where you will see the first locomotives that circulated in Bolivia. We will get off the 4x4 in the town of Colchani, very close to the salt flat. Here we will see how salt extraction works and visit the Playa Blanca hotel, built entirely of salt blocks, a marvel of architecture! We will stop for a regional lunch consisting of starter, main course and infusion, and then we will go into the desert until we reach the Incahuasi island, located in the heart of the salt flat and where its huge cactus are the main protagonists. You will have time both in Incahuasi and in the salt flat to take pictures before returning to the town of Uyuni. Here we will also give you free time to rest, shop and have dinner on your own, and at 8:00 pm we will transfer to the bus terminal to take the bus back to La Paz. Day 3: La Paz - Puno At 5:00 a.m. we will arrive in La Paz, where we will take a bus to Desaguadero to cross the border again. In this city you will have time for breakfast on your own and then we will depart. On the way we will visit the colonial temple of Santiago Apostle, one of the most beautiful religious buildings in the area, decorated inside by outstanding Cusquenian artists. After visiting these two cities, we will return to Puno and leave around 2:00 pm. Night bus This tour does not include accommodation, but the round trip by bus between La Paz and Uyuni is done at night, so you will sleep on the bus. Note: Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rains, floods, floods, etc.), strikes and/or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary. Any cancellation of the service for the reasons indicated above, does not apply refund. The itinerary may vary at the discretion of the operator, always to ensure the safety of the traveler and the best development of the service in its entirety.


Pick up from the hotel. Transportation by bus or night minibus and 4x4. English and Spanish speaking guide. Second day lunch in Uyuni. Entrance fees.

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