CUZCO - UYUNI- CUZCO DEPARTURE: WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY AND SUNDAY. (Salt flat & Lagoong) 6 days

CIRCUIT: CULTURE/ADVENTURE.

DEPARTURES: WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY AND SUNDAY.

DURATION:6 DAYS.

ACCOMMODATION:DOUBLE + SINGLES SUPPLEMENT.

ITINERARY:

 

DAY 1: Cuzco – Uyuni (Tambo Aymara Hotel)

 

10:20 – 14:15         Flight Cuzco – Uyuni, via La Paz 

                        Transfer in airport – Hotel / Free Afternoon

 

 

DAY 2: Uyuni – Tahua (Tayka of Salt Hotel) (B, Bx, D)

 

10:00                                   Uyuni – Salt processing in Colchani

                                   Incahuasi Island (Lunch) – Mummies of Coquesa

                                   Chantani Museum –Tahua – Hotel

 

DAY 3: Tahua – San Pedro de Quemes (Tayka of Stone Hotel) (B, Bx, D)

 

09:00                       Tahua  – Ojo de Agua – Chiquini Cathedral

                                   Fish Island (Lunch)

                                     Campanas Islands– Cañón de Sinalaco

                                   Cuye – San Pedro de Quemes

 

DAY 4: San Pedro de Quemes – Ojo de Perdiz (Tayka of the Desert Hotel) (B, Bx, D)

 

08:30                         San Pedro de Quemes – Pueblo Quemado

(Optional Llamas grazing with additional payment of $us 12 per pax) 

Pueblo Refugio – Ollagüe Volcano/sights

Cañapa Lagoon - Hedionda Lagoon (Box lunch)

 Chiarkota Lagoon – Honda Lagoon

 Ramaditas Lagoon – Ojo de Perdiz

 

DAY 5: Ojo de Perdiz -  Uyuni (Tambo Aymara Hotel) (B, Bx)

 

05:30                        Ojito de Perdiz  - Tree of Rock

                                   Colorada Lagoon – Sol de Mañana Geyser

Polques Hot Springs (Desert and Salt Flat of Chalviri)

Valley of las Damas – Green Lagoon

Red Lagoon (Box Lunch)

Capina Mine – Train Cemetery - Uyuni

 

DAY 6: Uyuni – Cuzco (B)

 

06:15                        Transfer to the airport

07:35 – 09:30         Flight to Cuzco via La Paz

 

 

The prices include:

-  Logistic support and guard phone 24 hours

-  Air Cuzco – Uyuni – Cuzco, via La Paz.

-  Driver-guide in Spanish, highly specialized for trips in the region

-   Private Transport.

-  Toyota Land Cruiser 4X4 max. 4 people, equipped with satellite cellular, first aid kit, oxygen tank and extinguisher.

-  Lodging according to the program in base double in standard bedrooms according to the program, with heating, private bathroom and hot water. In case of unavailability, hotels of the same category will be proposed with the following program modification.

-  Assigned food (B=breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner Bx=Box lunch).

-  Entrance fees to the visited sites in $us for spending the night at Hotel Tayka.

-  All included services were estimated as described in the Itinerary.

 

Not Included:

-  Guide.

-  Not assigned food in itinerary

-  Travel Insurance, tips or other personal expenses.

 

 

OBSERVATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

 

  • The trip to Uyuni Salt Flat: This is an adventure tour in a zone of singular interest, for its landscape as well as its ecology, for those who want to enjoy the nature that is manifested in quite peculiar forms, some of which are unique in its gender; but it is necessary to take full account of the very scarce infrastructure. This expedition through the deserts of southern Bolivia demands an effort. It is worth making it and we guarantee that your memories and photographs will have no competition. On our part we’ll occupy to carry out the trip from beginning to end, with all the security and comfort measures within our grasp.
  • To avoid the sorojche or altittude sickness, it’s recommended not to do much exercise the first day, eat light food (digestion at height is very slow), drink  coca tea and try not to smoke or drink alcoholic beverages. There are some pills called Sorojchipil on sale in all the drugstores, they can be helpful. If there aren’t any medical contradictions you can take Nolotil as a preventive measure.
  • Recommendations for the Puna and Uyuni Salt Flat:The puna and Uyuni salt flat have a very cold weather, windy and with a high solar radiation. It’s sunny during the daytime and the temperature is nice. It is recommended to take:

 

                

o  A warm sweater

o  A thick jacket

o  Woolen gloves.

o  Woolen socks.

o  Woolen hat.

o  Cap that covers very well from the sun

o  Closed boots.

o  Towel.

o  Lipstick.

o  Sunblock of 30 or more.

o  Very dark sunglasses with UV filter.

o  Flash light.

o  Between December and April it’s recommended to take a raincoat

o  Bathing suit (taking a bath in the thermal waters is possible).

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS

 

1.      The excursion itinerary can be modified according to the airplane tickets and the climate and social conditions present in each zone to visit.

 

2.      The rates are subject to modifications without notice, due to the changes in the local political regulations of the suppliers or force majeure reasons

 

 

3.      The present estimate does not imply any reservation and/or service confirmation; being, itinerary as well as price, subject to reconfirmation and /or modifications until the moment of the reservation.

 

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