02DAYS UYUNI CLASSIC (Bolivia)

RATES 2022

PRIVATE TOUR


RUMBO EXPLORA have carefully selected the best private transport options, Tour to Uyuni salt flats, all year around. RUMBO EXPLORA offer you the possibility to make your transport reservation, due that not all transport companies have an automatic booking system. We will confirm your reservation within 24 hours.

02DAYS TOUR UYUNI CLASSIC (Bolivia)
By Private Transportation

(4×4 PRIVATE TRANSPORT & LUNCH)
price per person
(4×4 PRIVATE TRANSPORT + LUNCH & GUIDE)
price per person
US$00.00 (based on 02 persons) US$00.00 (based on 02 persons)
US$00.00 (based on 03 persons) US$00.00 (based on 03 persons)
US$00.00 (based on 04 persons) US$00.00 (based on 04 persons)
US$00.00 (based on 05 persons) US$00.00 (based on 05 persons)
On request 06 persons up On request 06 persons up
DAY 01: Train cemetery: 10:00am
Colchani village: 11:00am. Visit salt shops
Isla Incahuasi: 13:00pm. Including stops at salt hotel & mummies. Then lunch & free time to explore the surroundings
Departure to Coquesa Village: 16:00pm. Overnight
DAY 01: Train cemetery: 10:00am
Colchani village: 11:00am. Visit salt shops
Isla Incahuasi: 13:00pm. Including stops at salt hotel & mummies. Then lunch & free time to explore the surroundings
Departure to Coquesa Village: 16:00pm. Overnight
DAY 02: Tunupa volcano & Mummies of Coqueza: 07:00am
Return to Coqueza village: 12:00pm. Then lunch

Return to Uyuni village: 15:00pm. Including stops en route
Arrival in Uyuni village:
17:00pm.
DAY 02: Tunupa volcano & Mummies of Coqueza: 07:00am
Return to Coqueza village: 12:00pm. Then lunch

Return to Uyuni village: 15:00pm. Including stops en route
Arrival in Uyuni village:
17:00pm.

02DAYS TOUR UYUNI SALT FLATS (Bolivia)
Private Service

DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY:
DAY 01: UYUNI – TRAIN CEMETERY – COLCHANI – EX SALT HOTEL – INCAWASI ISLAND – COQUEZA: Early morning around 10:00am a driver & guide will pick you up from the hotel in Uyuni (Bolivia) then you will be driven to Train Cemetery: The first railroad in Bolivia, which worked on the route from Uyuni to Antofagasta in 1899, as freight and passenger train, carrying minerals from Huanchaca mine. The age of the trains lasted a short time; locomotives that were stopped by lack of maintenance were transferred for storage to Uyuni and so it was born the train cemetery, which now is part of an industrial past. The railway expired definitely with the capitalization in 1993 and the systematic dismissal of nearly 1,000 workers. Then we continue to Colchani Village, a small town located on the shores of the Great Salt Lake, 22km away from Uyuni, with a population of few hundred Indians, which is the main entrance to Salt Mines, the biggest salt deposit in the world. Colchani is 3680 masl and with an area of ​​12,000 km ², which was formed by the evaporation of ancient seas, where the main activity is the extraction of salt in traditional way as the process of drying, grinding and bagging. Colchani is only 2 km away from Salt Lake where it was extracted the salt. This salt plain is made by about 11 layers of salt; its thickness varies between 2 and 10 meters. It is estimated that there is 10 billion tons of salt, so it would be one of the biggest reserves of lithium in the world. Then we enter into the desert of salt to explore the salt eyes (natural conduits that ends in holes through which circulate salt water). We continue to Isla Incawasi, located in the desert of salt to 95km from Uyuni village, the Incawasi Island is populated by numerous giant cactus with up to 10m height, from the top you can admire the wonderful landscape of the salt plain and it has an area of ​​12,000 km ². The island is completely deserted, like all the other islands of the salt plain. Lunch at foot of Isla Incawasi. Free time to explore the surroundings. Afterwards we go ahead to Coqueza, typical village located at foot of Tunupa volcano to 38km from Incawasi island, making stops en route. Afternoon explore the surroundings. Dinner included in Coqueza. Overnight at Hotel Tambo Coqueza Lodge.
DAY 02: COQUEZA VILLAGE – TUNUPA VOLCANO – COQUEZA MUMMIES – FISH ISLAND – UYUNI: Breakfast at the lodge. You will be driven to visit the mummies of Coqueza and viewpoint Tunupa Volcano. We start to walk from 4200 m to climb up to 4500 masl. This is the best viewpoint to observe the salt desert and the Tunupa Volcano. Mummies of Coqueza, the first stop that we make is to visit the mummies and chullpas (ancient tombs), a short walk from where we leave the jeep. The legend says that the chullpas has many years, in other words when this world was created, the mummies are located at the foot of the volcano, the people from here say that no one touches them or take them out, because it does get sick, we have to respect to the mummies. Tunupa: It is a volcano located south of the department of Oruro, near to the Salar de Uyuni with a height of 5432 meters. The name it has is due to the god of thunder and lightning TUNUPA. In the area grows some plants like yareta and thola, etc. Also there are some animals like the llamas, Chinchillas and flamingos. The volcano is the guardian of the Salar de Uyuni (salt deset). We visit Isla del pescado (fish island), which is located to 34km from Coqueza. The island rises up to 40 meters high, the surface of island is granit and organic soil, where grows cactus, the island is not very visited because not facilities. Lunch at desert of salt. Then a return trip of 120km to Uyuni village. Arrival in Uyuni village. End of our services.
Note: If you want to climb the top of the Volcano (5.435 meters above sea level) you should leave earlier, it will take approximately 2 hours hiking up and 1 hour down.


WHAT IS INCLUDED: Private transportation 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser or Nissan Patrol, (english-spanish speaking guide if is included in the tour), accommodation at Hotel Tambo Coquesa Lodge + all meals during trip.
DAY 01: Visit Train cemetery, Colchani village (salt processing), Salt water eyes, Playa blanca museum at Uyuni salt falt.
DAY 02: Visit Tunupa volcano + look-out, Mummies of Coqueza, fish island and stops en route. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local sales taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices.
NOT INCLUDED: Entrance tickets to Isla Incawasi (30 Bs = US$4), money for toilet service during stops, extras, tips and others not mentioned in the program.

IMPORTANT: Our land transportation vehicles are 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser or Nissan Patrol, comfortable seats + oxygen & first aid kit + panoramic windows + 2 types of insurances as Certificate of Statutory Accident Insurance Transit SOAT, besides has vehicle Insurance Policy to all risks in record exclusive for foreign. Rumbo Explora provide to visitors all possible choices. Beware with illegal local Tour Operators or middleman, who do not pay the real costs to suppliers (transport, local restaurants & guest houses, tour guides & drivers). Help us avoid the explotation.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

IN BOLIVIA IN PERU
Technical specifications: Van Toyota & Higer (05 to 12 seats), Minibus Toyota Coaster (16 seats) Minibus Higer (25 seats), Bus Higer & Nissan (35-40 seats)
echnical specifications: Minivan
Technical specifications: Minivan Hyundai H1 (05 seats) Sprinter Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus Mercedes Benz Irizar (25 to 30 seats), Bus Mercedes Benz Irizar(40-44 seats)
Equipped with: Reclining seats, retractile seat belts, air conditioner, heating system, plugs for mobile devices.
Equipped with: Reclining seats, retractile seat belts, air conditioner, heating system, plugs for mobile devices.
First Aid Kit & Oxygen: Oxygen bottle & first aid kit in all First Aid Kit & Oxygen: Oxygen & first aid kit on board.
Insurance policy: Our vehicles have National permit circulation and (Certificate of obligatory Insurance for accidents of transit SOAT, besides all vehicles have Insurance Policy to all risks in record) Insurance policy: Our vehicles have National permit circulation and (Certificate of obligatory Insurance for accidents of transit SOAT, besides all vehicles have Insurance Policy to all risks in record)

IMPORTANT NOTE:

You can see that in Rumbo Explora we have developed for you tailor-made itineraries with the best price as competitive as possible, providing an excellent service and paying our guides 10% above the legal wage agreed with the tour guides in Peru. Our staff are some of the best paid in Cusco & Machupicchu, Puno & Lake Titicaca, Arequipa & Colca canyon, Lima and Nazca & Paracas, which allows us to attract only the Best Tour Guides, Motor Boats and Land Transportation with national permit, to none other local company, that can only provide a cheaper price by providing a far inferior service and saving on staff costs, ¿How? Hiring tour guides in training without experience and not paying them, besides avoiding taxes to government.
Big Travel companies from Europe, North America, Australia and others work with the Peruvian Tour Operators located in Lima-Peru, who work as middlemen receiving from them good prices from the Tours & Packages, and paying to us 40 to 50% minor the normal price, besides 2 to 3 months delayed, being this the reason that Rumbo Explora have decided to offer tours & packages directly to travelers.

VISAS / PASSPORTS:

If you travel to Bolivia, visa is not necessary for U.S Citizens and most other nationalities. If you hold a passport from another country, we will send all information necessary otherwise check with your local consulate or embassy about requirements for travel to Bolivia. All passengers traveling internationally are required to have a passport. Please carry proper identification on you and do not leave in your suitcase or hotel room. In most of places like airports, train-bus stations, frontier or at any other check points you must to show passport, because some countries have laws that require you to carry your passport with you at all times and anywhere. If you are in any doubt please contact the nearest Bolivian Embassy.

02DAYS UYUNI REMOTE (Bolivia)

RATES 2022

PRIVATE TOUR


RUMBO EXPLORA have carefully selected the best private transport options, Tour to Uyuni salt flats, all year around. RUMBO EXPLORA offer you the possibility to make your transport reservation, due that not all transport companies have an automatic booking system. We will confirm your reservation within 24 hours.

02DAYS TOUR UYUNI REMOTE (Bolivia)
By Private Transportation

(4×4 PRIVATE TRANSPORT & LUNCH)
price per person
(4×4 PRIVATE TRANSPORT + LUNCH & GUIDE)
price per person
US$00.00 (based on 02 persons) US$00.00 (based on 02 persons)
US$00.00 (based on 03 persons) US$00.00 (based on 03 persons)
US$00.00 (based on 04 persons) US$00.00 (based on 04 persons)
US$00.00 (based on 05 persons) US$00.00 (based on 05 persons)
On request 06 persons up On request 06 persons up
DAY 01: Train cemetery: 10:00am
Colchani village: 11:00am. Visit salt shops
Isla Incahuasi: 13:00pm. Including stops at salt hotel & mummies. Then lunch & free time to explore the surroundings
Departure to Coquesa Village: 16:00pm. Overnight
DAY 01: Train cemetery: 10:00am
Colchani village: 11:00am. Visit salt shops
Isla Incahuasi: 13:00pm. Including stops at salt hotel & mummies. Then lunch & free time to explore the surroundings
Departure to Coquesa Village: 16:00pm. Overnight
DAY 02: Tunupa volcano & Mummies of Coqueza: 07:00am
Return to Coqueza village: 12:00pm. Then lunch

Return to Uyuni village: 15:00pm. Including stops en route
Arrival in Uyuni village:
17:00pm.
DAY 02: Tunupa volcano & Mummies of Coqueza: 07:00am
Return to Coqueza village: 12:00pm. Then lunch

Return to Uyuni village: 15:00pm. Including stops en route
Arrival in Uyuni village:
17:00pm.

02DAYS TOUR UYUNI SALT FLATS (Bolivia)
Private Service

DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY:
DAY 01: UYUNI – TRAIN CEMETERY – COLCHANI VILLAGE – INCAWASI ISLAND – VILLA CANDELARIA: Early morning around 10:00am a driver & guide will pick you up from the hotel in Uyuni (Bolivia) then you will be driven to Train Cemetery: The first railroad in Bolivia, which worked on the route from Uyuni to Antofagasta in 1899, as freight and passenger train, carrying minerals from Huanchaca mine. The age of the trains lasted a short time; locomotives that were stopped by lack of maintenance were transferred for storage to Uyuni and so it was born the train cemetery, which now is part of an industrial past. The railway expired definitely with the capitalization in 1993 and the systematic dismissal of nearly 1,000 workers. Then we continue to Colchani Village, a small town located on the shores of the Great Salt Lake, 22km away from Uyuni, with a population of few hundred Indians, which is the main entrance to Salt Mines, the biggest salt deposit in the world. Colchani is 3680 masl and with an area of ​​12,000 km ², which was formed by the evaporation of ancient seas, where the main activity is the extraction of salt in traditional way as the process of drying, grinding and bagging. Colchani is only 2 km away from Salt Lake where it was extracted the salt. This salt plain is made by about 11 layers of salt; its thickness varies between 2 and 10 meters. It is estimated that there is 10 billion tons of salt, so it would be one of the biggest reserves of lithium in the world. Arrival to Isla Incawasi. Then lunch on the island. Isla Incawasi, located in the desert of salt, the Incawasi Island is populated by numerous giant cactus with up to 10m height, from the top you can admire the wonderful landscape of the salt plain and it has an area of ​​12,000 km ². The island is completely deserted, like all the other islands of the salt plain. Free time to explore Isla Incawasi. Then we cross the salt flat in direction to Chuvica village, arrival at Lodge. Dinner included at the Lodge.
Option 01: Overnight at Lodge Villa Candelaria.
Option 02: Overnight at Hotel Tayka de Piedra.
DAY 02: VILLA CANDELARIA – HIGHLAND LAKES – SAN CRISTOBAL CHURCH – UYUNI: Breakfast at the lodge. We start our tour in direction to highland lakes (lagunas altiplanicas), observing mountaing of colors en route, besides stop at viewpoint of Ollague volcano, which is still active. We arrive to the lagunas altiplanicas as laguna Cañapa, laguna Hedionda, laguna Chiarcota, laguna honda, where en route can be seen flamingos and mountain rodents (vizcachas). Lunch during the trip. Afterwards a return trip to Uyuni town, passing on the way the local villages of Villa Alota and Culpinaka, arriving to San Cristobal mining village, where a barroque church and colonial paintings can be seen. Arrival in Uyuni town around 18:00pm, then transfer to hotel.


WHAT IS INCLUDED: Private transportation, english-spanish speaking guide, entrance fees, visit en route at Train cemetery, Colchani village (salt processing), mummies, Playa blanca museum in Uyuni salt flat, lunch and extra stops. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local sales taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices.
NOT INCLUDED: Extras, tips and others not mentioned in the program.

IMPORTANT: Our land transportation vehicles have comfortable seats + oxygen & first aid kit + panoramic windows + 2 types of insurances as Certificate of Statutory Accident Insurance Transit SOAT, besides has vehicle Insurance Policy to all risks in record exclusive for foreign. Rumbo Explora provide to visitors all possible choices. Beware with illegal local Tour Operators or middleman, who do not pay the real costs to suppliers (transport, local restaurants & guest houses, tour guides & drivers). Help us avoid the explotation.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

IN BOLIVIA IN PERU
Technical specifications: Van Toyota & Higer (05 to 12 seats), Minibus Toyota Coaster (16 seats) Minibus Higer (25 seats), Bus Higer & Nissan (35-40 seats)
echnical specifications: Minivan
Technical specifications: Minivan Hyundai H1 (05 seats) Sprinter Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus Mercedes Benz Irizar (25 to 30 seats), Bus Mercedes Benz Irizar(40-44 seats)
Equipped with: Reclining seats, retractile seat belts, air conditioner, heating system, plugs for mobile devices.
Equipped with: Reclining seats, retractile seat belts, air conditioner, heating system, plugs for mobile devices.
First Aid Kit & Oxygen: Oxygen bottle & first aid kit in all First Aid Kit & Oxygen: Oxygen & first aid kit on board.
Insurance policy: Our vehicles have National permit circulation and (Certificate of obligatory Insurance for accidents of transit SOAT, besides all vehicles have Insurance Policy to all risks in record) Insurance policy: Our vehicles have National permit circulation and (Certificate of obligatory Insurance for accidents of transit SOAT, besides all vehicles have Insurance Policy to all risks in record)

IMPORTANT NOTE:

You can see that in Rumbo Explora we have developed for you tailor-made itineraries with the best price as competitive as possible, providing an excellent service and paying our guides 10% above the legal wage agreed with the tour guides in Peru. Our staff are some of the best paid in Cusco & Machupicchu, Puno & Lake Titicaca, Arequipa & Colca canyon, Lima and Nazca & Paracas, which allows us to attract only the Best Tour Guides, Motor Boats and Land Transportation with national permit, to none other local company, that can only provide a cheaper price by providing a far inferior service and saving on staff costs, ¿How? Hiring tour guides in training without experience and not paying them, besides avoiding taxes to government.
Big Travel companies from Europe, North America, Australia and others work with the Peruvian Tour Operators located in Lima-Peru, who work as middlemen receiving from them good prices from the Tours & Packages, and paying to us 40 to 50% minor the normal price, besides 2 to 3 months delayed, being this the reason that Rumbo Explora have decided to offer tours & packages directly to travelers.

VISAS / PASSPORTS:

If you travel to Bolivia, visa is not necessary for U.S Citizens and most other nationalities. If you hold a passport from another country, we will send all information necessary otherwise check with your local consulate or embassy about requirements for travel to Bolivia. All passengers traveling internationally are required to have a passport. Please carry proper identification on you and do not leave in your suitcase or hotel room. In most of places like airports, train-bus stations, frontier or at any other check points you must to show passport, because some countries have laws that require you to carry your passport with you at all times and anywhere. If you are in any doubt please contact the nearest Bolivian Embassy.