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ESSENTIAL UYUNI — 4 days/3 nights

Uyuni Salt Flats & Sud Lípez

 

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Off the beaten track there's no track at all!

Our destination: a blinding white expanse of nothingness...

Come join us on an exploration of a lifetime in Uyuni.

It looks like a vast snow-covered lake, but the white surface stretching to the horizon in every direction is salt, not snow. These flats, covering about 4,000 square miles (nearly 11,000 km²), were once part of a massive prehistoric lake, but today make up the world’s largest salt lake in the world. When dry it’s a barren landscape; during the wet season it becomes a spectacular giant mirror.

Essential Uyuni will enable you to explore the great Salar de Uyuni or Uyuni Salt Flats — an area of breathtaking natural beauty in southwestern Bolivia.

Choose among a variety of options and create your own Uyuni trip! You may want to concentrate on Uyuni Salt Flats and visit the Lagoons of Sud Lípez including Laguna Colorada & Laguna Verde, explore active volcanos and other breathtaking sites off the beaten track. You may also choose to begin/end your expedition in La Paz, Potosi, Tupiza, San Pedro de Atacama... and combine several destinations.

Depending on your itinerary and chosen activities you will overnight at local hotels and mountain lodges on the shores of the Salt Flats. All our services feature privately guided tours.

Customize any of these options to create your own and unique Uyuni travel experience.

All options are based on private/exclusive tour services and support a number of sustainable projects in Uyuni. Our lodgings are the best available in the area — i.e. simple but comfortable rooms with heating and ensuite bathroom with hot shower.

WHERE?

• UYUNI SALT FLATS or Salar de Uyuni - A succession of stunning landscapes and unusual shapes that captivate the visitor at first sight. Covering nearly 11,000 square kilometers, it is the largest salt plain in the world. With the mountains and the sky as its only frontiers, it allows us to observe mirages and optical illusions due to solar radiation and the crystallized ground. In its interior, virgin, uninhabited islands are home to immense cacti, unusual flowers and strange fauna.

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• LAGUNA COLORADA & LAGUNA VERDE at Eduardo Avaroa National Park - Bolivia is an amazing country where everything takes an unexpected twist, particularly in the Andes where nothing is ever quite what it seems, and even water has its own surprising colors! Red, green, yellow, or blue lagoons await you... These capricious lakes change colors according to the time of day. In the southern tip of Bolivia's highlands known as the Sud Lípez region, Laguna Colorada (Red Lagoon) is home to over 30,000 flamingos of three varieties. Laguna Verde (Green Lagoon) sits at the foot of Licancabur volcano, on the Chilean border. The rocks, geysers, live volcanic pits, Dali's rocks... all make up a set of impressive, surrealistic landscapes.

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• Outstanding places for photographers at any time of year.

WHAT?

Off Road 4WD Expedition - Nature Viewing - High Altitude Walks - Community Projects - Photography

WHEN?

Year-Round Departures (depart virtually any day of the week).

May - October is dry season.

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Customize your trip to Uyuni Salt Flats & Sud Lipez. Create your own and unique travel project around Salar de Uyuni and Laguna Colorada, Laguna Verde... Connect with San Pedro de Atacama in northern Chile, Tupiza, Salta and northern Argentina... Plan a trip with multiple stops...

Salar de Uyuni is an outstanding place for photographers at any time of year and one of the highlights of your trip to Bolivia. It shouldn't be missed as it is a unique place in the world.

All our trips are a result of our time-tested commitment with local communities in this area. Our tours support local economies and a fair share of profits goes back to the communities. Through your financial support we can help local people get a fairer deal from tourism.

We specialize in creating customized adventure travel with a dedicated staff of experts waiting to help you plan the perfect vacation. Please fill out the easy form in the panel to the right and we will be happy to attend your request within 48 hours.

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Depart any day! Custom dates and prices available.
Contact one of our travel consultants for details.

Solutions for families, small and large groups – feel free to request a custom quote.

We organize tailor-made tours at competitive prices throughout Bolivia for individuals, couples or groups, off the usual tourist routes and accompanied by accredited local guides, to get you in direct contact with stunning Bolivian landscapes, the people and local culture.

Choose the duration of your Bolivia trip, the places you want to visit, type of accommodation, schedules, ways to get around and even your budget. Everything exactly as you prefer!

Contact us so that we can prepare a detailed tailor-made itinerary for you, based on your travel dates and personal conveniences.

If you are a group of 10 or more travelers, you can take advantage of the favorable conditions that Fremen Tours Bolivia has planned for you.

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We also arrange bus and train tickets (from $35, included in our Budget Tour Packages), flights (from $145, included in our Private Expeditions), additional nights in hotels in Uyuni, San Pedro de Atacama, etc. Ask us for a quote.

Regular airlines offer daily flights from La Paz to Uyuni. There are also connecting flights to Uyuni from Sucre. Book your flights to&from Uyuni through Fremen Tours — count $145 OW depending on airlines and schedules (included in our Private Expeditions, not included in our Budget Tour Packages). Due to the limited capacity of the aircrafts, tickets sell very quickly and we strongly recommend to reserve your seat well in advance.

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