We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

3D 2N Uyuni Salt Flats from Santa Cruz, Bolivia by Air

Select Date and Travellers
From
USD 799.00
Date
2 travellers
What to Expect
Itinerary

Day 1: Santa Cruz - Uyuni

Pass By: Catedral de Santa Cruz, Ayacucho and 24 de Septiembre, Santa Cruz Bolivia
Take a flight from Santa Cruz to Uyuni.

Pass By: Av Ferroviaria, Uyuni, Bolivia
Arrival to Uyuni at 9:40 am

Stop At: Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni Bolivia
1 st DAY: Santa Cruz - Uyuni (B,L, D)

At 5 am (approximate time subject to flight itinerary) you´ll be picked up from your hotel in Santa Cruz de la Sierra and transfered to the International Airport of VIRU VIRU, where you´ll take the flight to Uyuni.

When taking off you can see aerial views of the city of  Santa Cruz.

After 2 hours of flight we will have a stop at the airport of La Paz a short break to observe the spectacular views of the city from the airport, then after 45 minutes of rest, continue with our flight to Uyuni.

After 45 minutes of flight, you'll land at the International Airport of Uyuni, where you will meet your English speaking professional guide and private driver.

Enjoy a delicious American buffet in one of the most popular cafes in the area.

At 10am, explore the train cemetery, an open museum where you will be able to observe very old trains.

Continue to Colchani where you'll see the salt processors that mine salt from the region. Enter Uyuni Salt Flats and be amazed by the enchanting landscape of salt fields and stunning colors. 

Head to Incahuasi Island to discover the giant cacti and rock formations. At the end of this small walk-on Incahuasi Island, enjoy a delicious local lunch. Have time here to take photos and learn about the region from our expert guide.

At 2:30pm, head to the foot of the imposing Tunupa Volcano to observe spectacular Andean landscapes, painted and shaped by nature, as well as Andean animals such as flamenco, llamas, and Vicunas.

Next, return to the Salt Flats and enjoy a special toast with snacks and warm drinks while watching a wonderful sunset, that by the nature of the Salar is painted with surrealistic colors and landscapes.

We continue with the route to cross the Salar de Uyuni and reach the town of San Juan, where we will have lodging in Hostal de Sal in private rooms and we will also enjoy our dinner with delicious local food.
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Isla Incahuasi, Salar De Uyuni, Uyuni Bolivia
Visit Incahuasi Island and see Big Cactus.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: American Breakfast Buffet in Uyuni Coffee Shop
• Lunch: Delicious Local Lunch in the Salt Flats (Picnic)
• Dinner: Dinner In the Salt Hostel in San Juan
Accommodation included: Basic Salt Hostel In San Juan or Similar

Day 2: San Juan - Laguna Colorada

Pass By: Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni Bolivia
Day 2 (B, L, D):

To the south are Cañapa gaps, Stinking, Chiarkota, Honda and Ramadita, where large numbers of flamingos can be founded. Other birds, such as geese and Andean gulls accompany the flamingos in these lagoons flanked by snow-capped volcanoes that have a green skirt down (brava straw yareta and thola).

We enter to the deserter sand and pebbles where the landscapes painted very beautiful shades in order to reach the hotel

At night we came to stay overnight at a basic hostel in the red lagoon to watch the sunset in one of the most beautiful landscapes on the planet. (B, L, D)

Stop At: Laguna Hedionda, Uyuni Bolivia
Visit "Laguna Hedionda" and see flamingos
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Laguna Canapa, Uyuni Bolivia
Visit "Laguna Cañapa"
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Die Laguna Colorada liegt nicht bei Potosi sondern einige 100 km entfernt, Potosi Bolivia
Visit "Laguna Colorada"
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast in the Salt Hostel
• Lunch: Lunch on the Route to the open field
• Dinner: Dinner in the Hostel
Accommodation included: Overnight in Basic Hostel In Huallajara in Private Room

Day 3: Laguna Colorada - Laguna Verde - Uyuni

Pass By: Die Laguna Colorada liegt nicht bei Potosi sondern einige 100 km entfernt, Potosi Bolivia
Day 3: (B, L):

At dawn we will go in search of known geysers Sol de Mañana. They arrive at the first rays of light. This is the highest point of the route, about 5000 m.

The cold is intense. You will see pools where the land seems to boil red, gray and scarlet mud can be traversed by us in their own shores. The desert and Salar de Chalviri is another scene of great landscape value that combines the white snow, ocher desert, the blue water and white of borax. In one corner we can take a bath in Termas de Polques and enjoy a hearty breakfast outdoors.

And almost as an excess and to leave this desert valley, we will visit Laguna Verde, at the foot of the volcano Licancabur.

We arrive at this lagoon just on time to see how the water go from emerald green to a duller.

In return we stop for lunch at Laguna Colorada, main nesting center of the three species of flamingos and whose algae and plankton activated by solar radiation and wind give both pink lagoon as part of the legs and plumage these exotic birds.

No one can forget the experience of this journey!

Stop At: Geiser Sol de la Manana, Avaroa National Reserve, Uyuni Bolivia
Visit "GEISER SOL DE MAÑANA"
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Aguas Termales de Polques, Next to Cerro Faldajara, Uyuni Bolivia
Visit the hot springs of POLQUES and swim in warm waters
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Salvador Dali Desert, Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve Bolivia
Visit "SALVADOR DALI DESERT"
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Laguna Verde, Bolivia
Visit "Laguna Verde"
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Av Ferroviaria, Uyuni, Bolivia
back from Green Lagoon to Uyuni and Visit "Villamar Town" and see llamas, vicuñas and another wild animals.

Arrival to Uyuni around 5:00 pm.

OPTIONAL:
- Back to La Paz by Bus or Flight (extra Pay)
- Back to Santa Cruz by Flight (extra Pay)
- Back to Potosi by Bus (extra Pay)
- Back to Sucre by Bus (extra Pay)
- Back to Villazon by Bus (extra Pay)
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Picnic
• Lunch: Picnic
No accommodation included on this day.
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all traveler from Hotels in SanTa Cruz de la Sierra
Departure Time
6:00 AM
Duration
3 days
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Flight Ticket Santa Cruz - Uyuni
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Shared Tour Uyuni Salt Flats
  • 2 nights accommodation in basic lodgings with private rooms
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Complementary Wine
Exclusions
  • Airport/Departure Tax
  • National Paks Fees (BOB 200 p. person)
  • Everything that does not mention the itinerary
  • Travel Insurrance
  • Entry/Admission - Salar de Uyuni
  • Entry/Admission - Isla Incahuasi
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna Colorada
  • Entry/Admission - Aguas Termales de Polques
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Be the first to write a review
Updating list...
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from 3D 2N Uyuni Salt Flats from Santa Cruz, Bolivia by Air staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Key Details
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall: