DESCUBRIENDO HUMAHUACA, UYUNI Y ATACAMA enc
 
 

 
 


Discovering Humahuaca, Uyuni Salt Flat & Atacama Dessert
10 days - 9 nights
Day 1 Salta - Airport Salta
We welcome you at the Salta Airport and transfer to our accommodation. The rest of the day will be free for us to discover this particular city.
1 night of accommodation with breakfast at HOTEL AYRES DE SALTA 4* https://www.ayresdesalta.com.ar/
Meals we provide: none.

Day 2 Salta – Humahuaca - Tilcara
We depart early on our way to Jujuy, visiting León, Tumbaya and Purmamarca with its colourful “seven colours hill”. We visit Humahuaca, Tilcara and its famous Pukara, the ancient church at Uquia. We return to Tilcara
1 Night of accommodation with breakfast at LAS MARIAS HOTEL BOUTIQUE http://lasmariastilcara.com.ar/es/las-marias-hotel-boutique/
Meals we provide: Breakfast

Day 3 Humahuaca – La Quiaca - Villazon – Uyuni
After breakfast we take a regular service from Humahuaca to La Quiaca, crossing the border we reach Villazon and begin our journey by 4WD to Uyuni. Finally we arrived at Uyuni at night to spend the night at our accommodations.
2 Nights of accommodation with breakfast at LAS MARIAS HOTEL BOUTIQUE http://lasmariastilcara.com.ar/es/las-marias-hotel-boutique/
Meals provide: Breakfast

Day 4 Uyuni Salt Flat
We leave Uyuni around 11:00hs. heading to Colchani (22 Km to the north of Uyuni), a little village of built around the exploitation and refinery of salt. We enter the town walking through the piles and attending a demonstration of the extraction of the salt blocks. We can visit the stores, the salt hotels and the Isla Lomo Pescado, appreciating the huge cactus and an outstanding panoramic from the view point. Box lunch at the Island and then continue towards Tahua, near Tunupa volcano.
Meals: Breakfast, box lunch & dinner.
Day 5 Uyuni Salt Flat – Bolivian Altiplanic Lagoons
Leaving around 09:00 hs, after breakfast, to visit San Juan, Ollague volcano viewpoint, altiplanic Lagoons, then continuing through the desert of Siloli to see the Tree of Stone. Visit to Laguna Colorada where we can appreciate the pink flemings and major Andean fauna such as vicuña, suri or andean ñandú.
1 nigth of accommodation with breakfast HOTEL DEL DESIERTO OJO DE PERDIZ 3* http://taykahoteles.com/hotel-del-desierto/
Meals: Breakfast, box lunch & dinner

Day 6 Bolivian Altiplanic Lagoons– San Pedro de Atacama
The day begins around 05:00 AM, when we leave the refuge to be able to see the Geysers (volcanic steam springs) and visit the thermal waters. Continuing our travel we find very curious rock formations produced by countless years of erosion, and finally reach Laguna Verde, a lagoon very particular and famous because of its color shift occurring between 11:00 and 12:00. We also visit Laguna Blanca and then we may take a new transport vehicle and continue to San Pedro de Atacama, arriving past noon.
3 nights of accommodation with breakfast at TARRENTAI 4* http://terrantai.com/
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 7 Salar de Atacama and Chilean Altiplanic Lagoons
This day we will visit the Miscanti y Miñique lagoons; with its wonderful colours are located over 4000 meters over the level of the sea. On our way to them, we stop at a Toconao, an old town made complete of stone, where the art craft is also well known. Another highlight of this is the “Salar de Atacama” which is over 100 km of extension. We will also appreciate some of the bird and fauna that has manage to survive in one the most desert places of the earth. All this will require from us around 6 hours. Our lodging will be at San Pedro de Atacama.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 8 Geysers del Tatio – Valle de la Luna
This days starts quite early in the morning. We will depart before sunrise (4am) in order to go to the TATIO volcano, located 4300 meters over sea level. First thing we’ll do once we arrive is to go to the geothermal field located in the mountain range of Los Andes. Early in the morning this place has an amazing steamy activity because of the high temperatures that are coming up from the craters. The boiling water, the huge columns on steam and the water that runs underneath the surface makes of this, and unforgettable experience. Here will have breakfast, and then we’ll take a walk and those who want to might take a bath in the warm water (between 25ºC and 30ºC).near the geysers. In the afternoon we take a trek to the Valle de la Luna; located at 17 km from San Pedro in the area of the Cordillera de la Sal, it has an especial appeal for its amazing resemblance to the lunar surface.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 9 San Pedro de Atacama – Salta
We leave San Pedro de Atacama by bus, arriving in Salta during the afternoon.
Meals we provide: Breakfast
1 night of accommodation with breakfast at HOTEL AYRES DE SALTA 4* https://www.ayresdesalta.com.ar/

Day 10 Salta - Airport
After breakfast we are transferred to the airport where our tour ends.
Meals we provide: Breakfast
RATES

Program in SIB Service with Spanish /English guide
Departures Thursday and Saturday
Double Base per person U$S 4120
Valid from 01/03/2018 to 30/11/2018

Program in Private Service with Spanish/English guide
Double Base per person U$S 4120
Valid from 01/03/2018 to 30/11/2018

General Conditions

All rates are in US dollars, per passenger.
Subject to availability at the moment of the booking
Prices subject to change without previous notice.

Rates Include

Bilingual guide (Spanish - English) during the excursions.
Tour Leader in Uyuni.
Included meals: 9 breakfasts, 2 box-lunch / lunches and 2 dinners.
Excursion to the Altiplanic Lagoons, Valle de la Luna and Geysers del Tatio in San Pedro de Atacama.
Transfer Salta Airport - Hotel / Hotel –Salta Airport.
Transfers according to the Itinerary descriptions.
All transportation as shown in the itinerary combining private and regular buses. Transportations in Bolivia as shown in the itinerary as private 4WD from Villazón to Hito Cajón.

Rates Not Include

Rates do not include air fares.
Bank Expenses fee U$S 30 per transaction, will be charged in your invoice.
Handling fee of u$d 10.00 for the complete tour.
Tips to porters at airports or hotels, are not included.
Tips at restaurants or shows, are not included.
All hotel miscellaneous: laundry, phone calls, or any other personal expenses at your hotel, are not includedI
Medical and life insurance.
Drinks and beverages (provided meals are without alcoholic or non alcoholic drinks).
Optional excursions.
Services not shown or detailed in this program.
Entrance to National Parks or Private Areas.

List of suggested personal equipment:

Backpack, 30/35 lts
Trekking shoes
Thermal underwear
Trekking pants
Breathable parka
Gloves (1 pair)
Thermal socks (1 pair)
Socks
The necessary spare cloth
Wool hat
Sun hat
Sun glasses
Sun screen (UV is very strong during the southern spring, from September thru December)
Personal ítems
Nalgene bottle (or similar)
Personal medication
Camera

 
 
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