UYUNI- SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA (Salt plains & Lagoons) 3 days

CIRCUIT: CULTURE/ADVENTURE.

PRIVATE: EVERY DAY

FIXED DEPARTURE: EVERY THURSDAY AND SATURDAY.

DURATION:3 DAYS.

CONDITION (FIXED DEPARTURE): MINIMUM 2 PERSONS               

ITINERARY

 

DAY 1: Uyuni – Tahua (Tayka Salt Hotel) (B, L, D)

 

10:00 – 10:30   Uyuni – Salt Factory in Colchani

11:00 – 11:45   Colchani – Incahuasi  island

13:30 – 14:30   Tahua (hotel accomodation) (lunch)

14:30 -  15:45   Tahua - Coquesa

16:45 – 17:45   Coquesa –  Chantani musseum –Tahua – Hotel.

 

 

DAY 2: Tahua – Ojo de Perdiz (Tayka of the Desert hotel) (B, L, D)

 

07:45 – 08:35     Tahua  – Ojo de Agua – Chiquini Cathedral

08:45 – 09:00                  Cathedral – Chiquini cave

10:00 -  10:00    Salt mounds – Campanas islands – Sinalaco - Cuye

10:30 – 12:00     Cuye - San Pedro de Quemes.

13:00 – 13:45     San Pedro de Quemes (Lunch at Tayka Stone Hotel)

13:45 – 16:35     San Pedro de Quemes – Cañapa lagoon

16:50 – 17:00     Cañapa lagoon – Hedionda lagoon 

17:15  – 17:30    Hedionda lagoon – Chiarkota lagoon – Honda lagoon

17:35 – 18:05     Honda lagoon – Ramaditas lagoon – Ojo de Perdiz

 

 

DAY 3: Ojo de Perdiz – San Pedro de Atacama (B, Bx)

 

05:30 – 06:15   Ojito de Perdiz  - Stone tree

06:30 – 07:30   Stone tree – Colored lagoon

07:45 – 08:15   Colored lagoon – Morning Sun Geysers

08:45 – 09:30    Morning Sun Geysers – Polques Hot Spring (Chalviri desert and salt flat)

09:30 – 12:00   Polques Hot Spring – Las Damas valley – Green lagoon – Hito Cajón (border)

12:00 – 13:00   Border crossing and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama.           

End of our services in San Pedro de Atacama.

 

 Includes:

 

·    Logistics Support and 24 hour duty phone.

·    Spanish speaking guide.

·    Private or shared transportation (acording to the program).

-          Two Toyota Land Cruiser 4x4 sleeps, equipped with satellite phone, basic medical kit, oxygen tank and fire extinguisher.

·    Accommodation according to the program, based on double occupancy in standard rooms, heating, private bathroom and hot water. In case of unavailability, hotels of same category will be proposed with the consequent modification of the program.

·    Full meals (B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner Bx = Box lunch).

·    Snack and mineral water in the car.

·    Entrance to sites visited and overnight at Tayka Hotels.

·    All the services were quoted as described in the itinerary.

 

Not Included:

 

·    Meals not contained in itinerary.

·    Flight tickets.

·    Airport taxes.

·    Travel insurance, tips and other personal expenses.

·    What is not described in the program.

 

OBSERVATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

 

The trip to the Salar de Uyuni:This is an adventure course in an area of particular interest, both for its landscape and its ecology, for those who want to enjoy nature manifested in rather peculiar ways, some of them unique in their gender, but bear in mind that the infrastructure is very poor. This expedition in the deserts of southern Bolivia requires an effort. Worth doing and we guarantee that your memories and photographs will not have competition. For our part we will bring the journey from beginning to end, with all measures of safety and comfort to us.

 

To avoid altitude sickness sorojche orrecommended not getting much exercise on the first day, eat light (at the height of digestion is very slow), take coca tea and try not to smoke or consume alcoholic beverages. There are some pills Sorojchipil sales calls all pharmacies that may be useful. If you have no medical contraindications can take as a preventative the Nolotil.

 

Recommendationsfor the Puna and the Salar de Uyuni: The highlands and the Salar de Uyuni have very cold weather, windy and high solar radiation. By day usually sunny and the temperature is pleasant. Are recommended:

 

ü       A warm sweater.

ü       Heavy jacket.

ü       Woolen gloves.

ü       Wool socks.

ü       Chulo (hat) of wool.

ü       Cap covering the sun very well.

ü       Boots closed.

ü       Towel.

ü       Lip Moisturizer.

ü       Sunscreen of 30 or more.

ü       Very dark sunglasses with UV filter.

ü       Flashlight.

ü       Between December and April is recommended to wear a raincoat or Raincoat.

ü       Swimsuit (you can swim in the hot springs)

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS

 

1.                     The tour itinerary can be modified according to air schedules and climatic and social conditions present in each area to visit.

2.                     Rates are subject to change without notice due to changes in the regulation of local policies of suppliers or for reasons of force majeure.

3.                     This quotation does not imply any reservation and / or confirmation of services, leaving both itinerary and price, subject to confirmation and / or modifications to the time of booking.

 

 

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