Uyuni Salt Flats & Reserve Eduardo Abaroa (REA) 5 Days / 4 Nights
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Uyuni Salt Flats & Reserve Eduardo Abaroa (REA) 5 Days / 4 Nights

Closed tour

By LAND – Departures by train from Oruro in:

Expreso del Sur:              TUE & FRI          (14.30 – 21.20)

Wara Wara:                     WED & SUN      (19.00 – 02.20 + 1)

Day 1.  La Paz – Oruro (SIB) and Oruro - Uyuni (by train)

Transfer out. Trip from La Paz going southwest through the highlands by regular bus to Oruro (3 hour and a half), then train to Uyuni (6-7 hours), crossing a big portion of the highlands.              

Included: Lunch              

Overnight: Los Jardines de Uyuni Hotel 

Day 2.  Uyuni - Villamar

Trip south visiting first the cemetery of old trains, then through the highlands, passing the villages of San Cristobal, Culpina K until the high and rich valley of Alota (3 hours), then areas with great stone formations done by the erosion. Continue through high valleys until the village of Villamar (1 hour).              

Included: Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner              

Overnight: Mallku Cueva Hotel 

Day 3.  Villamar – Coloured Lagoons (REA) – Ojo de Perdiz

LONG DAY! Early morning trip entering the REA (National Reserve Eduardo Abaroa) through Polkes and visiting Laguna Colourada (2 hours), declared a RAMSAR site due to the nesting of over 30,000 flamingos at 4,278 m. Then up to geysers “Sol de Mañana", pass alongside Challviri lagoon, with its hot spring in the shores of Polques. Cross through the high desert of Pampas de

Dali, with amazing views, to finally reach Laguna Verde (3 hours), in the foothills of the Licancabur Mountain. Trip back to Laguna Colourada, enter the high deserts of Siloli, visiting Arbol de Piedra to finally reach Ojos de Perdiz (4 hours – 4.531m).                             

Included: Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner                             

Overnight: Tayka del Desierto Hotel (4.531m.a.s.l.) 

Day 4.  Ojo de Perdiz – Uyuni salt flats – Colchani

Morning trip north through Hedionda and Cañapa minor lagoons and continue east through branches of the range, reaching the valley of Alota (3 hours). North through the highlands passing the villages of San Agustin and San Juan (2 hours), entering in Chuvica to the great Uyuni salt flat crossing to "Isla Incahuasi" (1 hour), a special habitat of volcanic rocks and giant cactus. Continue east to the village of Colchani (2 hours), where the locals produce salt. Enjoy a great sunset, overnight in salt hotel.              

Included: Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner              

Overnight: Palacio de Sal Hotel - made with salt 

Day 5.  Colchani – La Paz

Transfer to the nearby airport for your flight to La Paz.              

Included: Breakfast