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Overview
This is a 7 hours packed adventure to discover the biggest Salt Flat in the world. Amazing scenery and places to go, combined with a skillful crew and equipment, makes indeed the perfect day trip. Historical Trains, Massive Salt desert, Lost Island with Giant Cacti and more awaits for you to be seen in this journey into the ancient lands of Bolivia. All guides will share their stories of the area, and help you out with all kinds of crazy perspective pictures in a special location in the middle of the Salty desert.
Highlights
  • 4WD tour of the Uyuni salt flats covers key Bolivian landmarks
  • Great opportunities to take fun perspective photos
  • Tour a hotel made entirely from blocks of salt
  • Enjoy lunch on the flats, dining in a dramatic location
What to Expect
Meet a driver for a morning departure and then set out across the Uyuni salt flats in a 4WD vehicle. The first stop of the day is the Uyuni train graveyard, where Bolivia’s first trains are rusting into a surreal landmark. Then see a salt miners’ workshop in Colchani. Continue onto the salt flat itself, passing salt mining operations and the “eyes of the salt” on your way to a fascinating salt hotel. Tour the rooms, see salt sculptures, and pause for an included lunch in the hotel. From there, head to Inca Wasy Island to see cactus, rock formations, and petrified coral, stopping to take plenty of classic Uyuni perspective photos. Then catch a stunning sunset before returning to Uyuni.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Red Planet Expeditions, Av Ferroviaria, Uyuni, Bolivia

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
11am
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • All activities
  • Wine tasting
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees to the park (30bs per person)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • CHECK IN IS AT 10:00 AM
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • It is important to understand that the Isla Inca Wasi is NOT available in the rainy season (January until March) unless specified by our company
  • One guide is divided between two cars ( 1 Guide for 12 people max )
  • All cars in the company are equiped with Radios to comunicate between eachother
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

We’d recommend this tour agency & the one day tour. We loved the days activities; stopping off to see the old trains, doing a bit of shopping, visiting the cactus island, pictures at the salt flats where the guides were great at choreographing the perfect...More

Thank jayjaystone
Reviewed 25 June 2019 via mobile

After a long trip bu bus overnight we arrived to Uyuni. The group we had consisted of only 3 people and it was perfect size. We start the trip with visiting an old railway station then village of salt workers and the salt lake with...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Pam S
Reviewed 20 June 2019 via mobile

Salt flats tour Red Planet Expedition Our tour costs $144 pp AUD Quite possibly one of the worst tours I have ever been on. I have never been more upset or frustrated with a company in all of my experiences. The tour Guide Jorge gave...More

9  Thank Kylesutto
Reviewed 2 June 2019 via mobile

Nice trip, a good mix of activities. Very friendly and experienced guide. We can recommend Mauricio. And Red planet as tour operator.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KRG1953
Reviewed 28 April 2019 via mobile

Everything was awesome! Guide was great. The sunset and the scenery was absolutely stunning and the chauffeurs we had were brilliant. Our guide, can't remember his name, took lots of funny pics of the group and all of us individually. He even directed a short...More

1  Thank lovisan333
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