2-Nights Bolivian Salt Flats: Bolivian Salt Flats
OFFER ID 1243665
Bolivian Salt Flats The salt flats of Uyuni are the largest in the world and a wonder to behold with 4,000 miles of crystalline salt pentagons covering the countryside. Set in a house built out of salt blocks, Hotel de Sal Luna Salada offers rooms with views of the Uyuni salt mine.
Day 1 Uyuni
AM Pick up from your hotel in La Paz and transfer to the airport. Arrival transfer in Uyuni. Departure to Colchani, a village where the majority of the salt consumed in Bolivia is produced located about 21 kilometers from Uyuni. The Uyuni Salt Flats is the largest on earth: miles and miles of dazzling pentagons of crystalline salt and the noise of silence makes the heart beat faster. Certainly, there is no place like this on the planet. After visiting Ojos de Agua in the border of the Salt Flats, continue to Isla Pescado. Isla Pescado (Fish Island): The island, located in the middle of the Salt Flats. Nature here is endowed with a flower of very singular characteristic, a cactus that grows to six meters high. The ground contains fossilized seaweed known as Estromatolitos. There are also some indications of pre-Hispanic culture in the area. After lunch at a local restaurant, transfer to Hotel Luna Salada on the shores of the Uyuni Salt Flats.
Centrally Located Hotel In Uyuni, (L,D)
Day 2 (Uyuni
Visit to the Thunupa Mountain. This is an extinct volcano, considered sacred by local people, and revered by the Aymara culture. It is one of the most important pre-Hispanic sanctuaries, containing some 24 identified archaeological sites. In the lagoon at the base of the mountain one can observe the pink and brown flamingos. The nearby populations are very old and typically Andean. You will also visit the Mummies Museum.
Centrally Located Hotel In Uyuni, (B,L,D)
Day 3 Uyuni
After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to La Paz.
Centrally Located Hotel In Uyuni, (B)
In an isolated corner of southwestern Bolivia sits the desert-like landscape of Uyuni. It was founded in 1889 by Bolivian president Anicento Arce who operates a military base outside of the town. Uyuni's economy has blossomed from the many visits to the world's largest salt flats.
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* This departure has been designated a guaranteed departure by the operator, meaning that the minimum number of guests has been met, although still subject to weather and other conditions.
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