Transturin: Uyuni Salt - Lagoons - Uyuni -San Pedro Atacama 3 days - 2 nights

Explore the magnificent landscapes of the Salar de Uyuni, the picturesque Lagunas and the captivating San Pedro de Atacama on a 3 days and 2 nights tour, organized by Transturin.

Day 1

Departure to the Salar de Uyuni to visit the Train Cemetery, the first locomotives of the mining era of the XIX century, continuing to the town of Colchani, where it is possible to observe the process of artisanal salt extraction as well as handmade salt handicrafts. Handmade salt handicrafts made by the villagers. Visit to Playa Blanca: the first salt hotel now converted into a small museum.
museum, we also visit the salt eyes, interesting natural phenomena for being outlets of underground water, the hexagons of the salt hexagons that adorn the desert with their geometric shapes and the piles of salt, worked by the inhabitants of Colchani themselves. Then we will cross the salt flat to enjoy the beautiful landscapes.

Picnic lunch. Visit to Incahuasi Island. This island is located in the heart of the salt flat and is the largest of a group of islands that represents an isolated ecosystem. The island is populated by a species of cactus that can grow up to 12 meters high, providing a breathtaking panorama.

Arrival at the salt lodge in the town of San Juan. Dinner.
Accommodation at the lodge: room and private bathroom.

Day 2
Early departure to the Salar de Chiguana, another saline area south of Uyuni. Ollagüe, where you get a sample of its activity and a desert landscape, leaving the viewpoint we head to the lagoons. Andino Jewels', small lagoons that show the biodiversity and fauna of the region. Lunch en route. 

We will visit the Stone Tree, a mute witness of the erosion of the land and the passing of the years, part of the Siloli Desert, a plain without vegetation that gives the Eduardo Abaroa Reserve where we visit the Laguna Colorada, an impressive sample of a very diverse ecosystem in a climate of a very diverse ecosystem in a totally desolate climate. Arrival to Huayllajara. Dinner. Accommodation in lodge: room and private bathroom.

Day 3

Early departure to visit the geysers 'Sol de Mañana', nice fumaroles that are most visible in the mornings. In addition, we visit the hot springs of Polques, hot springs due to the volcanic activity of the region. Laguna Verde, unique for the active microorganisms that give color to its waters. Visit to Laguna Blanca, another particular attractive with living microorganisms at more than 4340 meters above sea level. Transfer to San Pedro de Atacama crossing the border of Hito Cajon (Border between Chile and Bolivia).

  • Shared 4X4 transportation up to 4 passengers, 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners, assistance of bilingual guide
  • English/Spanish, private room with private bathroom and income.
  • Tips and personal expenses, guide during the transfer Uyuni - San Pedro de Atacama.
  • Due to the flooding of the salt flats during the rainy season (December - April), vehicles will only reach the safest flooded areas. to the safest flooded areas.

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