2 DAYS Description
UYUNI – THUNUPA VOLCANO – CHIQUINI CAVE – ISLANDS - UYUNI
Salar de UYUNI 2 DIAS. (4 persons)
We start our trip 09:30 am.
Our first stop will be towards Colchani where we'll discover the processing plants of Salt and how it is manufactured . If your are into shopping there will be plenty of souvenir stores too ! Soon after, our journey, into the biggest Salt Flat of the world, will sart , first with the salt museum "Playa blanca" and the Dakar monument .
Following our first contact with the Salt Flat we'll begin to drive towards the Inca Wasi Island located 80 km to the center of the Salar.
Wanna have lunch in a paradisiacal place? Then Inca Wasi is for you ! Where complete silence can be enjoy(especially in low season), and where a special cactus grows from 5 to 10 meters high. All this scenery mixed with the volcanic rocks covered with petrified coral will surely amaze you !.
Then we start our trip towards the Thunupa volcano, place where we can appreciate magnificent contrasted colors in a blue sky and clouds with distinctive shapes caused by the erosion of time and nature.
Speaking of Nature, a variety of Andean flora and fauna can be appreciated and, in the raining season, the plantations of QUINUA REAL can be seen with its beautifull palets of colors.
In terms of fauna, flamingos in their pastures. Vizcachas, Pumas, Llamas, Falcons and very rarely Condors,are all cohexisting on this Volcano.
We will also discover its culture, the experiences of the local people, its pre Inca, Inca and Spanish ruins.
The sunset will be on the Salt Flat itslef, in a special reflection spot or whatever the climat will allow at that moment.
From there our Salt Hotel awaits for us, with private rooms and bathrooms, very cozy.
After dinner, we can contemplate the nightsky and the breathtaking scenary of the Salt Flats at Night time.
After a good breakfast, we will start our day by taking a walk in the community of Coqueza, to visit their ancient mummies and one of the viewpoints of Thunupa that overlooks the Salar.
We continue towards the Chiquini's, a cave of petrified algues and, after a quick exploration, head towards the Pyramid Island.
If you wondered when does the "Funny Perspective" pictures gonna be taken that will be the place !
In the middle part of the salar.
Futhermore, our trip takes us back to the Inca Wasi Island but this time to the very top of it ! From there we can have an impresive 360* degree view of the "White Desert" and after a little break, begin our journey back to the bottom where the Mongos Restauraut awaits us and plenty of options (Quinoa soup, second is rice, potato chips with vegetables and main course is the llama, chicken or vegetarian meat)
At the end of the afternoon, we will cross the salar towards Uyuni, to your hotel of choice !
4x4 transport NISSAN PATROL.
Lodging in the thunupa volcano (private room with private bathroom).
2 Lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast
Entrances to the attractions.
Optional: Salt Hotel Luna Salada or Hostal la magia de Uyuni for the second night.
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Extra alcoholic drinks
Tips / personal work tip.
What to bring?
Mountain clothes, wind breaker, thermal, gloves, Buff, among others.
Minimum temperatures of -10 ° C at sunrise.
Cap or hat
So don't miss out on this amazing opportunity and get your reservation now !