& San Pedro de Atacama
- Full Itinerary
- Price & Contact
- San Pedro de Atacama
- Green Lagoon
- Red Lagoon
- Ojo de Perdiz
- Uyuni Salt Flat
Service includes: Private 4X4 transport, hotels, meals as indicated in the program and admission ickets, english/spanish guide. Guide services in other languages have an additional cost.
DAY 1: SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA - GREEN LAGOON - RED LAGOON -OJO DE PERDIZ
Depart from San Pedro de Atacama towards Hito Cajon (border between Chile and Bolivia). Enter to the National Reserve of Andean Fauna Eduardo Avaroa and visit the Green Lagoon, an impressive aquatic mirror that resembles a giant emerald with a particular brightness in the mornings and afternoons; its color is due to the high magnesium content in the water. In the proximities of this lagoon is the Licancahur Volcano (5,868 m.). The next stop will be the Red Lagoon, which is very impressive because of its red color, due to the fine sediment accumulation of the same color in the surface, as well as the pigmentation of certain type of seaweed. It is populated by 3 species of flamencos (among them the famous James). Box lunch. Continue the journey crossing the Siloli desert. Arrive to Ojo de Perdiz and accommodation at Hotel Tayka del Desierto Dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 2: OJO DE PERDIZ- UYUNI SALT FLAT - COLCHANI
Breakfast. Depart towards Colchani located on the shores of the Salt Flat visiting on the way the Galaxy Cave, famous because its geological formations. Visit to the Uyuni Salt Flat and Incahuasi Island, this island is located in the heart of the salt flat and is the greatest of a group of islands that represents an isolated ecosystem. The island is populated with cacti species that measures up to 12 meters high (26, 25 feet), adding the background provided by salt flat the panorama becomes impressive. Box lunch. Continue to Colchani. Accommodation at the Salt Hotel, dinner and over night stay.
DAY 3: COLCHANI - POTOSI
Breakfast. Pick up from the Salt Hotel and departure towards Potosi, on the way we visit the Pulacayo mine. Box lunch. Arrival to Potosi and transfer to the hotel.
Got a small group? Get even BIGGER discounts!
or consider joining one of our Special Edition Tours:
THE South America Wine Tour - Special Edition
The Essence of Peru - Special Edition
Tango, Samba, Waterfalls & Carnival
Tango Samba Waterfalls & New Year's in Rio
Tango, Samba & Oktoberfest in Brazil
As most trips operates on commercial air, space may be extremely limited 90 days prior to departure. To ensure your spot, we encourage you to book as early as possible.
Follow our South America Travel Blog!
Tel (0800) 747-4540
Tel +49 (711) 856-6972
Fax +49 (711) 856-6971
We work with Travel Agents! View our Travel Agents portal for more info.
SouthAmerica.travel do Brasil
SouthAmerica.travel del Peru