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From La Paz to Uyuni 3-Day Tour

Embark on a breathtaking 3-day, 2-night adventure from La Paz to Uyuni! Experience the stunning landscapes of Bolivia as you journey through the Andes. Our tour includes comfortable round-trip bus transportation, allowing you to relax and enjoy the amazing views. Discover the beautiful Uyuni Salt Flats and other natural wonders on this unforgettable expedition. Join us for an immersive journey through the heart of Bolivia’s extraordinary beauty!

General information

Price / 390 USD

You can pay online

Availability

Everyday

Starting time

10:00 am

Duration

3 days

Included / excluded

Night bus from La Paz to Uyuni (round trip)

Shared 4WD car in Uyuni (4 passengers maximum)

2 nights accommodation (private room with bathroom)

Meals (3 breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners)

English speaking guide

Ticket for the national park

Extra food & drinks

Gratuities (optional)

Full description

One day before the activity starts, you will be picked up from your accommodation in La Paz and transfered to the bus terminal in order to take the bus that will take you to Uyuni. The bus departs at 22:00 hrs, the journey lasts 8 hours and you will arrive early in the morning in Uyuni.

Our guide will pick you up from the bus terminal and will take you to Cafe Nonis to have breakfast. After having breakfast the tour in Uyuni will start.

Day 1: Train Cemetery – Uyuni Salt Flats – Incahuasi Island

Begin your day with a fascinating visit to the Train Cemetery, where rusting relics of Bolivia’s industrial past create an intriguing landscape. Later, immerse yourself in the surreal beauty of “Isla Incahuasi,” a unique island in the midst of the Uyuni Salt Flats. Despite its harsh conditions, witness a diverse fauna, including long-tailed Andean rabbits called viscachas, vibrant hummingbirds, lizards, and tenacious insects thriving in this unusual environment.

Marvel at the colossal cacti, towering seven to eight meters high, that adorn the island. In the afternoon, traverse the expansive salt flats and the mesmerizing Andean deserts. Encounter Vicuñas grazing gracefully and witness quinoa plantations against the backdrop of the breathtaking scenery. As the day unfolds, your journey culminates at Hostal San Juan, where you can unwind and reflect on the wonders of the day in this unique corner of Bolivia.

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Day 2: Flamingoes and lagoons

Explore a series of stunning lagoons, each adorned with deep shades of red, blue, and even white. Among them, the renowned Laguna Colorada stands out, its waters tinged a rich red by the presence of flagellate algae Dunaliella salina and a high ocher level. This mesmerizing lake is fed by hot springs and runoff from surrounding wetlands.

On an island within Laguna Colorada, amidst borax, rock, and excrement, discover a sanctuary for birds sheltered from foxes and warmed year-round by thermal waters. The surrounding desert is embraced by majestic volcanoes, providing a dramatic spectacle as the light dances on their peaks. The ancient, hardened lava flows occasionally resemble flowing water, creating a surreal and awe-inspiring landscape.

As you stand amidst this immense terrain, surrounded by nature’s vibrant palette and towering volcanoes, you’ll undoubtedly feel the insignificance of your presence in the grandeur of the Bolivian highlands. Conclude this remarkable day with a hearty meal and a restful night at Hostel Waillajara.

Day 3: Green Lagoon – Siloli Desert – Uyuni City

As our tour reaches its final day, prepare for a surreal journey through captivating landscapes. En route to Uyuni City, marvel at the enigmatic City Stone, where wind-carved rock formations defy gravity, creating a truly bizarre and mesmerizing spectacle. Witness nature’s artistic prowess in the Rocks of Dali, named for their resemblance to the surreal creations of the renowned Spanish painter. These wind-sculptured forms grace the valleys, adding an extra layer of wonder to your adventure.

As the day unfolds, anticipate reaching Uyuni City by 18:00, concluding this remarkable journey through Bolivia’s southwestern wonders. Reflect on the diverse landscapes, unique geological formations, and the memories created during this unforgettable 3-day, 2-night tour from La Paz to Uyuni.

Meeting point

You will be picked up from your accommodation in La Paz.

What to bring

Comfortable clothes

Comfortable shoes

Sunscreen

Cap or hut