First day departure 08:00 Am in a private minibus until Chilean and Bolivian customsoffices, in the border (Hitocajones, in case of customs close the alternative is Ollagüe)change to vehicles Toyota Land Cruiser 4x4 for with the passengers that book the trip plus driver in Spanish plus a Guide in Spanish, English or French included on the price (if thepassengers needs another language guide is possible, it has an additional cost. The service includes all the meals (Breakfast-Lunch-Diner) Breakfast and dinner at the hotels, lunchcooked on our shelter by cookers of the company with option for Vegetarians, Vegans and
Celiac, you need to advice before the trip.
The first day you will visit White and Green lagoons where you can do short trekking, Dalidesert, Chalviry hot springs, is recommendable only to take a bath for 20 minutes becausethe water is too hot and is very high (4500 meters over the sea Level), Sol de MañanaGeyser arriving for lunch to our shelter, then you visit Colorada lagoon where you canobserve animals from the zone, in nesting season (between December and February) youcan observe until 35.000 Flamingoes, then visit Siloli desert where you can appreciate rockformations as the stone tree.
The first night you will sleep in hotel Ojo de Perdiz hotel del desierto, 3 stars hotel fromTayka hotels, in single, double or triple rooms depending on their availability, hotel haveheating, hot shower in private bathrooms, feather bed covers, bar in the hotel.
The second day departure is after breakfast, you visit 4 Colored Lagoons (Honda,
Hedionda, Cañapa and Chiarcota), in these lagoons you can do short trekking and seeanimals and plants of the zone most of all birds. Lunch served on route. Continuing the route youvisit Laguna Añapa, small Salt flat called Chiguana, arriving the second night to sleep in aSalt hotel Luna Salada, Cristal Samaña or Palacio de sal, (3 stars hotels, in single, double ortriple rooms depending on their availability, hotel have heating, hot shower in privatebathrooms, feather bed covers, bar in the hotel.
The third day morning, if the group agrees the night before, the departure is very early togo to see sunrise in the Salt flat de Uyuni in the Fishes Island. Here you can do an optionaltrekking of 1 hour around the island, in these case breakfast is on the way, then youcontinue visiting the salt flats arriving to the old salt hotel Playa Blanca that now is amuseum (is forbidden as hotel because the toilets contaminates the Salt Flat), lunch served on route, then visit Ojos del Salt flat (lagoons in the salt flats), salt mines (because you willexpend around 5 hours in the salt flat) as we recommend to bring lot of sun protection, suncream, sun glasses, hat, long sleeves), after the Salt flat you visit Cemetery of Trains, thetrip will finish in our office in Uyuni, Airport or hotels as passenger request around 15:00Hrs.
Third night will be in the same hotel than the second night, the guide will agree the pickup time with you to go to the salt flat and see the sunset, return to hotel.
Fourth day departure is early morning around 08:00 Am from the hotel, these day is straight transfer to the Chile-Bolivia border only stopping to visit Rock Valley, San Cristobal Church (small village), lunch served on route, arriving to the border around 16:00 Hrs., change in to a private minibus arriving to San Pedro around 17:30 Hrs.
In rain season and flooded time for the Salt flat we need to change the route because isnot safe to cross the Salt flat when is wet, in these case the thirdday you visit the Salt flat from Uyuni and from the salt museum, not being possible to visit the fishes Island.
The price of the service until 31 of December 2016 is USD 2.900 for the jeep not including entrance fees for USD 40 per passenger (we recommend to bring $30.000 Chilean pesos or USD 50 per passenger in Bolivian Money, these includes the fees and any extra you could need on the way as public toilets, you can change money in San Pedro without problem), we also recommend to bring snacks (cookies, fruits), toilet paper for public toilet, warm clothes, light clothes, bathing suit and towel.