Uyuni Salt Flat: From Tupiza | 4 days

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Enjoy the Salar de Uyuni in a shared tour for 4 days from Tupiza a tour of the Bolivian Altiplano, ending the tour with the famous salt flat.


  • Discover the awe-inspiring and dazzling splendor of the Salar de Uyuni.
  • Explore the landscape of the Andes mountain range from the Dali desert.
  • Visit and get to know the different lagoons


Day 1: Tupiza to Quetena We will start our journey early in Tupiza, a strategic meeting point near the border between Bolivia and Argentina. first go to the Quebrada de Palala, a peculiar rock formation shaped by erosion over millennia. Afterwards, we will stop at El Sillar. Our route will then take us through Nazarenito, a mining community, before arriving at San Pablo de Lipez, a village located . Day 2: Quetena to Huayllajara After a morning breakfast, we will continue our journey in our vehicle to our first stop: the Kollpa Lagoon. There, we will have the opportunity to capture some photographs before continuing our way through the imposing Chaiviri Salt Flat. At this vast salt flat, we will take a revitalizing break at the hot springs, where we will briefly soak before savouring our lunch. We will then continue on to Laguna Verde, situated at an altitude of 4250 metres and at the foothills of the majestic Licancabur Volcano, right on the border between Bolivia and Chile. Our itinerary will then take us through the fascinating Dali Desert, where we will marvel at its unique and colourful rock formations. We will also cross the impressive geysers of Sol de Mañana before arriving at Huayllajara. Day 3: Huayllajara to Villa Candelaria Our next stop will take us to the impressive Laguna Colorada, known as an important sanctuary for nesting flamingos. After delighting in this natural spectacle, we will enter the Siloli Desert, home to the iconic Stone Tree. After a brief stop to capture images of this unique landscape, we will continue our journey through a series of highland lagoons. Among them is the Laguna Hedionda, home to flamingos, vicuñas and the elusive Andean fox, which we may be lucky enough to spot. Then, we will go to the Ollagüe Volcano viewpoint, from where we will be able to contemplate the majesty of the Andes Mountains. Afterwards, we will cross the salt flats of Chiguana and San Juan to reach Villa Candelaria, our next destination on this unforgettable journey. Day 4: Villa Candelaria to Uyuni Salt Flat We will leave in the early hours of the morning, before dawn, to enter the majestic Salar de Uyuni, considered the largest salt flat in the world. This vast white landscape extends over an area of 12,000 km² and lies at an altitude of 3650 metres above sea level. We will have the opportunity to witness the breathtaking sunrise over this immense salt plain.In addition, we will visit Incahuasi Island, located in the heart of the salt flat, from where we will enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view that will allow us to appreciate the vastness of the surrounding landscape. After, we will start our return journey through Colchani, a village where salt processing takes place and where we will have the opportunity to buy some souvenirs. Finally, we will continue our journey to the city of Uyuni, where our tour will conclude.


Local driver in Spanish. Basic accommodation: 1st night in hostel in Quetena, in shared room without heating, with shared bathroom (shower with cold water). 2nd night in a refuge in Huayllajara, in a shared room, with shared bathroom (no showers). 3rd night in a hostel in Villa Candelaria, in a shared room, with shared bathroom (shower with cold water). Drop off in the centre of Uyuni. Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Sleeping bag.

Important Information

  • If you wish to return to Tupiza by shared transport, the cost per person is 10 dollars.

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