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Aka Pacha Travel Tour Operator, legally established in Bolivia it is a company dedicated to the tourism etno-ecológico and  adventure, directed by a team of professionals in tourism with a wide trajectory in the item. Our vocation is that its trip fills it with strong emotions so that it never forgets the trip that it carried out with our company

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The Salt Flats of Uyuni

Module: Jeep Expedition

Duration: 4 days

Period: All year

Service: Private

The marvels of the South Lípez in a 4-days jeep expedition. A trip with complete autonomy. The altiplano offers in this region some of the most disconcerting landscapes in South America: the great Uyuni Salt Flats, the multicolored lagoons, geysers and volcanoes. A circuit for the lovers of open spaces

Day 1 : UYUNI – SAN CRISTOBAL - ALOTA

Expedition 4WD of 4 days from Uyuni to Uyuni – Vehicle 4WD Land Cruiser full equipped.

Departure from the hotel at 09:00 by jeep for a visit of “Trains cemetery”, just outside of the town. Cape to south, we will pass the new model village of Culpina K before arriving to San Cristobal for lunch (we’ll visit the colonial church if it is opened). Then we go on through Rio Grande, zone of vicuñas and ñandus (ostriches’ cousins), before reaching Alota at the end of the afternoon.

Día 2 : ALOTA – LAGUNA VERDE – LAGUNA COLORADA

Departure from Alota, cape south, we pass the village of Villamar before arriving to Laguna Colorada. Then we will discover the geyser Sol de Mañana (4850 m.a.s.l.), a volcanic crater with gushes of vapors of sulfur and mineral waters. Later on, we skirt the Salted Lagoon before crossing Dali's desert (called as this because of the landscapes that remind us of one of the master’s paintings). During the afternoon, we will arrive to Laguna Verde (at the foot of Licancabur volcano - 5960 m.a.s.l.) in order to watch its color change. Return to Laguna Colorada by the end of the afternoon.

Lunch. All included. Night in a shelter (limited comfort).

OPTION “WALKING” (then the module lasts 5 days)

Day 3: VILLA MAR LAGUNA VERDE - LAGUNA COLORADA

Departure from Villa Mar before arriving to Laguna Colorada. Then we will discover the geyser Sol de Mañana (4850 m.a.s.l.), a volcanic crater with gushes of vapors of sulfur and mineral waters. Later on, we skirt the Salted Lagoon before crossing Dali's desert (called as this because of the landscapes that remind us of one of the master’s paintings). During the afternoon, we will arrive to Laguna Verde (at the foot of Licancabur volcano - 5960 m.a.s.l.) in order to watch its color change. Return to Laguna Colorada by the end of the afternoon.

Cold lunch. All included. Night in a shelter (limited comfort).

Day 3: LAGUNA COLORADA - SAN JUAN

We overcome direction to the north through the magnificent landscapes of the Siloli desert before reaching the “Jewel Route” : lagoons Ramaditas, Honda, Ch’arkota, Hedionda and Cañapa, sanctuaries of 3 different types of flamingos. Then, the road descends from 4200 to 3600 meters of altitude. We will pass by the foot of two important volcanos : Tomasamil (5900 m.a.s.l.) and Ollagüe (still active). Later on, we cross the Salt Flats of Chiguana before arriving to the village of San Juan.

Box lunch. All included. Lodging at the house of a villager (rustic).

Día 4 : SAN JUAN - SALT FLATS – UYUNI

2 hours of travel from San Juan, we arrive at the Uyuni Salt Flats (3650 m.a.s.l.), the biggest in the world. On the way we’ll stop in the heart of the salt flats, at Incahuasi Island (House of the Inca in Quechua). This place, covered by volcanic rock, is also known as the Isla del Pescado (Fish Island). In the afternoon, we will cross the Salt Flats to reach its west side. Along the road, we will visit the Colchani salt mines and the salt hotel (it has been closed since November 2001). Arrival to Uyuni by late afternoon.

Lunch (included). Dinner Free. Hotel.

OPCION LA PAZ - UYUNI - LA PAZ

By train or by bus.

INCLUDED:

- Tour guide

- Cook

- Transport (Toyota Land Cruiser 4x4)

- Hotels

- Night in the house of villagers and in shelter

- Meals

- Equipment

- Entrance to the National Park

NOT INCLUDED

- Individual equipment

- Obligatory individual insurance

- Free meals

On request: conditions of sales / equipment list and general information about Bolivia.

Note: Hotels are given as indication under condition of availability when the tour is confirmed.

In case of non-availability, a hotel of the same category will be booked. Warning, the hotels’ ranking category does not correspond to Europe rankings.

Important: As a security measure, please bring photocopies of passport and individual insurance (obligatory, to hand over to us when you arrive).

 

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