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Uyuni Full Circuit & Potosi - 11 Days

Uyuni Full Circuit & Potosi

Bolivia · Private Tour · 11 Days
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Experience the essence of Bolivia visiting its most charming colonial enclaves, then go on a full expedition of South America's wildest landscapes: Salar de Uyuni and Eduardo Abaroa National Reserve. 

Itinerary

Day 1 - La Paz
Day 2 - La Paz
Day 3 - La Paz → Uyuni
Day 4 - Sol de Mañana Geysers → Laguna Verde → Laguna Colorada
Day 5 - Árbol de Piedra → Laguna Hedionda → San Pedro de Quemes
Day 6 - San Pedro de Quemes → Uyuni Salt Flats → Colchani
Day 7 - Uyuni → Potosi
Day 8 - Potosi → Sucre
Day 9 - Sucre
Day 10 - Sucre → La Paz
Day 11 - La Paz

What is included

  • 10 nights accommodation at comfort hotels with breakfast
  • Ground private transportation
  • 4D Uyuni Grand Circuit on 4x4, including Full Board
  • Meals as mentioned in this itinerary
  • Official English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to visited sights

What is NOT included

  • International flights
  • Domestic flights La Paz-Uyuni, Sucre-La Paz
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned in this itinerary
  • Activities and excursions not mentioned in this itinerary
  • Tips and personal expenses
Did you know you can make this trip even better? Customize this tour

day
1
La Paz

Arrival at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. 

Overnight at the hotel. 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Stannum Boutique Hotel

Standard Room La Paz

day
2
La Paz

After breakfast, start of our city tour in La Paz. We will visit the Witches Market, San Francisco Church and Plaza Murillo, where we will stop at the Cathedral, the Government Palace and the Congress Building. 

Then we will continue to the colonial street of Jaen, and iconic residential areas of this city, such as Obrajes, Calacota and La Florida. We will finish the day at the awe-inspiring Moon Valley, a geological wonder of surreal stone pinnacles. 

Overnight at the hotel. 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Stannum Boutique Hotel

Standard Room La Paz

day
3
La Paz → Uyuni

After breakfast, we will transfer to the airport to take our flight to the city of Uyuni. Upon arrival, we will start our full excursion of the Uyuni salt Flats and the Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve. 

Our first stop will be the train cemetery, next we will visit the old mining town of San Cristobal, where gold and silver are still extracted from its mineral deposits. Then we will drive across the region's famous "paramos", a unique ecosystem in the Andean range where we will spot wild ostriches locally known as "suri". 

After making a stop in a stone village we will continue to the settlement of Mallku, where we will spend the night at a basic but comfortable hotel. 

Overnight at the hotel. 

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La Paz → Uyuni 1h
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Uyuni → Mallku
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Jardines de Mallku Cueva

Standard Room Mallku

day
4
Sol de Mañana Geysers → Laguna Verde → Laguna Colorada

After breakfast, we will drive south across the settlements of Quetena Grande and Quetena Chico, from where we will be able to admire the mighty Uturunco volcano. We will then continue further south to reach Laguna Colorada, a red lake that takes its color from tiny algae and that is inhabited by three different species of flamingoes. 

We will then drive to the Sol de Mañana area, a place of intense volcanic activity that features boiling mud ponds and geysers that shoot steam dozens of meters into the sky. From here we will also visit the nearby Laguna Verde, a picture-perfect lake that takes its green hue from the arsenic depostis that lie beneath, with views of the Licancaur volcano as a backdrop. Finally, we will head back to our hotel in the Laguna Colorada area. 

Overnight at the hotel.     

Q
Sol de Mañana Geysers → Laguna Verde 1h 30min
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Laguna Verde → Laguna Colorada 2h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Tayka del Desierto

Standard Room Desierto de Siloli

day
5
Árbol de Piedra → Laguna Hedionda → San Pedro de Quemes

After breakfast we will drive to the settlement of Agencha, where we will visit a small hotel entirely made of salt. En-route we will cross the Siloli Desert, one of the highest and driest in the world, making a stop in its iconic "Arbol de Piedra" a surreal geological formation. 

On our way to Agencha we will also stop at an impressive string of mineral lakes: Laguna Hedionda, Ramadita and Cañapas, where we will also spot several species of flamingoes as well as llamas, alpacas and vicuñas. 

Overnight at the hotel. 

Q
Laguna Colorada → Árbol de Piedra 1h
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Árbol de Piedra → Laguna Hedionda 2h 15min
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Laguna Hedionda → San Pedro de Quemes 3h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Tayka de Piedra

Standard Room San Pedro de Quemez

day
6
San Pedro de Quemes → Uyuni Salt Flats → Colchani

After breakfast we will head for Galaxy Cave, a unique geological formation that was discovered not long ago. From here we will enter the immense salt desert of Uyuni. Then we will travel to Incahuasi, where we will make a pleasant hike to a hill to get a better view of the infinite salt desert. Here we will be able to observe coral rock formations and cactus as tall as 10 meters. We will have ample time to make the most of this photogenic area, known for its fascinating illusions of perspective. 

After lunch, we will visit the town of Colchani, where we will be able to see how salt mining processes have evolved. We will finally return to the town of Uyuni, where we will spend the night in a hotel made of salt. 

Overnight at the hotel.  

Q
San Pedro de Quemes → Uyuni 4h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Palacio de Sal

Standard Room Uyuni

day
7
Uyuni → Potosi

After breakfast we will drive across the Andean Range towards the charming colonial city of Potosi. In the afternoon, we will make a visit of the historic buildings of the city, such as the Casa de Moneda and the Museum. 

Overnight at the hotel.  

Q
Uyuni → Potosi 3h 30min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Coloso

Standard Room Potosi

day
8
Potosi → Sucre

After breakfast we will make an excursion to the historic mines of Cerro Rico, where you will be able to experience first hand how life was a couple of centuries ago for the miners of the colonial times. 

In the afternoon we will drive to Sucre, the constitutional capital of Bolivia. 

Overnight at the hotel.   

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Potosi → Sucre 2h 30min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Parador Santa María la Real

Standard Room Sucre

day
9
Sucre

After breakfast we will start our guided visit of Sucre, a city declared World Heritage by UNESCO which still retains its original colonial spirit. We will explore the history of this city walking its romantic cobblestone streets, baroque churches and quaint plazas. Rest of the day at leisure. 

Overnight at the hotel.  

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
]

Parador Santa María la Real

Standard Room Sucre

day
10
Sucre → La Paz

After breakfast we will transfer to the airport to take our flight to La Paz. Rest of the day at leisure. 

Overnight at the hotel.     

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Sucre → La Paz 1h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
]

Stannum Boutique Hotel

Standard Room La Paz

day
11
La Paz

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure, at the scheduled time transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination. 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodations

Desierto de Siloli
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Hotel Tayka del Desierto

Standard Room
San Pedro de Quemez
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Hotel Tayka de Piedra

Standard Room
Uyuni
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Hotel Palacio de Sal

Standard Room
Potosi
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Hotel Coloso

Standard Room
Sucre
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Parador Santa María la Real

Standard Room
La Paz
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Stannum Boutique Hotel

Standard Room
Mallku
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Jardines de Mallku Cueva

Standard Room

Price for comfort experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
3 pax
Double Sharing
4 pax
Double Sharing
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018$2422$2150$1960

Photos

Potosi
Arbol de Piedra, Uyuni
Illimani Mountain, La Paz
Uyuni Salt Flats
Moon Valley, La Paz
Red Lagoon, Uyuni
Sucre
Sol de Mañana Geysers, Uyuni

Map

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