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Santa Cruz to Uyuni Package Tour

Santa Cruz to Uyuni is a major travel route chosen by thousands of travellers whom visit this beautiful country so with this in mind we have developed a spectacular and comfortable trip which includes seeing all of the major sights along this travel route in style.

(7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS)

SANTA CRUZ, SUCRE, POTOSI AND UYUNI ULTIMATE SCENIC EXPERIENCE

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Santa Cruz to Uyuni is a major travel route chosen by thousands of travellers whom visit this beautiful country so with this in mind we have developed a spectacular and comfortable trip which includes seeing all of the major sights along this travel route in style.

The tour includes us handling all of the messy logistical parts i.e. flight bookings, hotels, transportation between locations and trips to the best tourist attractions in the region so all you have to do is sit back , have the camera ready and be ready to enjoy what Bolivia has to offer.

7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS

TOUR ITINEARY

Day 1 Santa Cruz –Refugio Los Volcanes Lodge Amboro National Park

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Hotel pick up and we have a 2 hour scenic drive to the Mirador of Refugio Los Volcanes, here we have incredible photographic opportunities to a secret location before we swap to a 4WD and drive 20 minutes into a spectacular valley to the lodge. We will check into the lodge and visit some beautiful waterfalls before lunch and a few hours of relaxation. 1500 we partake in a guided trek of the area where we will be looking for orchids, exploring the rainforest and if lucky see some of the regions animals with include anything from Condors and Macaws through to Spectacled Bears and Pumas. Dinner and optional night walk.

Day 2: Refugio Los Volcanes – Santa Cruz

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Breakfast and trek into the park , again we will be learning about the Rainforest and the regions many birds and animals, lunch and more time to explore some other waterfalls before departing Refugio and returning to your hotel in the evening.

Day 3: Santa Cruz - Sucre

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Breakfast and airport transfer to Viru Viru Airport for your flight to Sucre, upon arrival our representative will be awaiting you and from here drop you to your hotel in Sucre. Lunch then you will partake in a City tour of Sucre where you will explore this beautiful City and learn about its rich history, you will also visit the Dinosaur Park which has an extensive array of newly discovered Dinosaur tracks. Dinner and bed.

Day 4: Sucre, Potosi and Uyuni

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Breakfast before we depart Sucre and drive towards Potosi which was once the richest City in the world, here we have an optional trip to visit the Infamous Potosi Mines where we go underground and learn about its tragic history and see how the miners work, or we can visit the Potosi Coin house and learn the equally sad history of how the Spanish converted the silver from the mines into coins and other interesting facts. Lunch and we drive a few more hours towards the town of Uyuni which is the base for our Salt Flat Expedition.

Day 5 Uyuni Salt Flats – Tayka Salt Hotels

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10:00 am hotel pick up and our 4WD driver and guide will meet you and we will begin our magical journey to the Salar De Uyuni and beyond, our first stop will be to explore and learn about the Salt Extraction and processes behind the Salt flats.  We then drive across the Salt flats and enter the Isla de Incahuasi where are greeted by a spectacular island of cactus where you feel you are in another world, a packed lunch is provided and we have some time to explore the island. After exploring the island we drive across the endless Salt Flats and reach the beautiful town of Tahua , keep an eye out for Flamingos and Vicunas which frequent this area, we then check into hotel before exploring the surrounding Museum and community.

We return to the Tayka Hotel for a delicious meal and retire for the night.

Day 6: Uyuni Salt Flats

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Freshly made breakfast in the hotel before we depart for our 2nd days adventures, our first stop is the Cathedral  (a rock formation shaped as a catedral) followed by the incredible Chiquini caves which are a must see attraction, We then visit additional attractions of Islas Campanas, the town of Charagua where quiñua is grown plus explore additional attractions , the scenery of this part of the journey is incredible  and is constantly changing as well which provides excellent photographic opportunities. We stop for lunch at the Tayka de Pierda before continuing our adventure to the first of the Lagunas, which have to be seen to be believed.

After spending some time at Laguna Cañapa we then explore Laguna Hedionda which is a famous breeding ground for the 3 species of Flamingoes found in the region, the sight of these impressive birds is something that simply cannot be missed!! We then visit additional lakes of Laguna Honda and Ramaditas before entering our hotel for the night.

Day 7: Uyuni Salt Flats – Eduardo Avaroa National Park - Uyuni

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Early morning wake up before we depart for the day’s many attractions, the Piedra de arbol, an incredible tree shaped rock which has taken thousands of years to be formed, we then enter the National Park called Eduardo Avaroa where the landscape turns to vast deserts and unique landscapes and from here we stop and visit the world famous Laguna Colorada (a beautiful lake with pink water and surrounded by Volcanes) this is also the best place to view the vibrant birdlife which includes huge flocks of Pink Flamingo’s. We continue our drive to the peak of the National Park to the Geysers where huge surges of gas is thrust up to 200m into the air , we drive through the Salvador dali desert stopping to stop , eat lunch and relax and swim in the thermal pools of the park. After lunch we continue deeper into the park before we stop at the iconic Laguna Verde where we enjoy the spectacular lakes and have ample times for photos, keep an eye out for resident Andean Foxes and cheeky Viscacha a strange rabbit looking creature with a tail which frequents this area, from here we depart the park and continue our way back to Uyuni stopping at the train cemetery or other attractions if time permits.

Here we can arrange your transfer to the Airport or hotel and if you are going towards La Paz we can arrange an onward trip which includes the must see Lake Titicaca Isla de Sol / Tiwanaku Ruins and many other options.

Fast Facts

  • Tour Availability

    January – December

  • Tour Duration

    7 Days/6 nights * (Longer tours can be arranged)

  • Tour starting point

    Santa Cruz Bolivia

  • TRAVELLING with Children

    Wonderful adventure for the whole family

UYUNI SALT FLAT

UYUNI SALT FLAT

the spectacular and world’s largest salt flats

SUCRE + POTOSI + UYUNI SALT FLATS

SUCRE + POTOSI + UYUNI SALT FLATS

ULTIMATE SCENIC EXPERIENCE