Salt Flats Bolivia 3-day Tour | Our Budget Option
This Salt Flats Bolivia 3-day Tour encompasses captivating sunsets, epic reflections and Instagram-worthy pictures of the world’s largest Salt Flats. Imagine finally witnessing where the earth meets the sky and taking in all this magical place has to offer! Let us take care of the details whilst you thoroughly enjoy Salar de Uyuni and the National Reserve Eduardo Avaroa.
This 2-night adventure of Bolivia’s impressive Salt Flats and natural wonder is a definite tick off your bucket list! This excursion is one of the most popular tours and provides the perfect combination of adventure, nature and comfort for the budget-conscious traveller.
Itinerary Overview – Salt Flats Bolivia 3-day Tour
Day 1 | The Salty Desert Welcomes You
Your Salt Flats Bolivia 3-day Tour begins upon pick-up from your accommodation in Uyuni. We start at the great ghostly train graveyard to view the abandoned skeletons of old steam engines and wagons. Then we visit the gateway for all Andes salt expeditions – the community of Colchani, Potosi. Learn how many tonnes of salt is extracted every year. Here you will also find incredibly unique and locally-produced handicrafts made from Salt!
What is a salt flat? Next, you will find out as we drive into the main attraction – the Uyuni Salt Flats! Marvel at optical illusions, take breath-taking photos and also check out the Ojos de Agua. Following lunch, we visit the extraordinary view of Incahuasi Island, before heading to our first accommodation of the trip staying a salt Hotel! Guaranteed a cozy night’s sleep with a private bedroom and own bathroom.
Day 2 | Colourful Nature and Hot Springs
Following breakfast, we head off to see the natural beauty of the National Park ‘Reserva Nacional de Fauna Andina Eduardo Avaroa. Stunning scenery of colourful landscapes, lakes and rugged mountains. We also pass the huge Chilean stratovolcano of Ollagüe and will stop at the salt lakes Laguna Canapa and Laguna Hedionda. Here you can appreciate and admire pink and white flamingos and other birds in their natural habitat. After lunch we continue onward to see the Árbol de Piedra, also known as ‘the Tree of Stone’ in the Dali Desert. Be amazed as you see scenery similar looking to the red planet of Mars! Then we will take in the beautiful bold red colors of Laguna Colorada as we make our way back to Uyuni. Then we travel on to Poques to spend the night. Here you can relax by soaking in the fabulous hot springs.
Day 3 | Geysers, Lakes and Flamingos
This is the final morning of our Salt Flats Bolivia 3-day tour. First up is the magical scenery of the geothermal area known as ‘Sol de Mañana’. Here you will see gurgling mud pools and geysers shooting steam up to 50 metres high! Up next, the bright colours of Laguna Verde will take your breath away. Again, keep a look out for flamingos and other local native animals to snap some photos of! Following this, the last stop of our tour is for lunch at the tiny town called Villamar, before arriving back to Uyuni at around 6pm.
To ensure you get a spot, we recommend to book this tour at least 2 weeks in advance.
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Day 1 | The Salty Desert Welcomes You!
Day 2 | Colorful Nature and Hot Springs
Day 3 | Geysers, Lakes and Flamingos