03DAYS 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.

03DAYS TOUR UYUNI CLASSIC (Bolivia)
By Private Transportation

(4×4 TRANSPORT + LUNCH & LODGE) price per person

(4×4 TRANSPORT + LUNCH + LODGE & 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 + stops at salt hotel & mummies. Then lunch & free time
Departure to Coquesa Village: 16:00pm. Overnight
DAY 01: Train cemetery: 10:00am
Colchani village: 11:00am. Visit salt shops
Isla Incahuasi: 13:00pm + stops at salt hotel & mummies. Then lunch & free time
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.
DAY 03: Return to Uyuni village: 15:00pm. Including stops en route
Arrival in Uyuni village:
17:00pm.
DAY 03: Return to Uyuni village: 15:00pm. Including stops en route
Arrival in Uyuni village:
17:00pm.

03DAYS TOUR UYUNI SALT FLATS (Bolivia)
Private Service

DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY:
DAY 01: UYUNI – TRAIN CEMETERY – COLCHANI – EX-SALT HOTEL – INCAWASI ISLAND – CHUVICA: 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. Afterwards we go ahead to Chuvica, typical village located south side of Uyuni salt flat, to 48km from Incawasi island, making stops en route. Afternoon explore the surroundings. Dinner included in Chuvica village. Overnight at local lodge.
DAY 02: CHUVICA – LAGUNAS ALTIPLANICAS – SILOLI DESERT – STONE TREE – HUAYLLAJARA: 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 (to 15km of distance). We arrive to the lagunas altiplanicas as Cañapa lake, Hedionda lake, Chiarcota lake and honda lake, where en route can be seen flamingos and mountain rodents (vizcachas). Lunch during the trip. Afterwards we continue with our trip, making stop at Siloli desert and stone tree. Finally we arrive to Huayllajara, where is located colored lagoons and also our lodge. Afternoon explore the surroundings. Dinner included in Huayllajara. Overnight at Huayllajata lodge.
DAY 03: COLORED LAGOONS – SAN CRISTOBAL CHURCH – UYUNI:
Early, a guide and driver will pick you up and then you will be driven to visit the Geysers – fumaroles (volcanic zone), as known as “Morning Sun”. Then continue with our journey to visit the thermal baths of Polques – challviri. Then breakfast. Following our trip we visit to the Lagunas Blanca y Verde (White and Green lagoons) located at the foot of the volcano Licancabur at a height of 4,350 masl, the green color is due to the high content of magnesium that have the geological formations of the area. Lunch on the shores of Laguna Verde. Afterwards we have free time. Then, a return trip from Laguna Verde to Uyuni; passing by Rock Valley – Villa Alota – Kulpinaka – San Cristobal. Arrival in Uyuni around 18:30 Hrs. Transfer to hotel.
CHOICE 01: Return from Laguna Verde to Uyuni.
CHOICE 02: Transfer out to the border (Chile).


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

BY RUMBO EXPLORA OTHER LOCAL OPERATORS
Technical specificatications: Our modern & new tourist transportation vehicles: Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus (25 to 30 seats), Buses (40 seats) Technical specificatications: Few tour operators work with good tourist transportation vehicles as: Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus (25 to 30 seats), Buses (40 seats)
First Aid Kit & Services: Oxygen & first aid kit, telephone charger and maps, which led us to be one of the best tour operators in the southern Perú & Bolivia First Aid Kit & Services: Few tour operators provide this service.
Insurance policy: Our tourist transportation vehicles have national permit circulation and 2 types of insurance (Certificate of Statutory Accident Insurance Transit SOAT, besides has vehicle Insurance Policy to all risks in record) Insurance policy: Most of tour operators work with vehicles which have local permits only.
Tours guides: We put at your disposal the most qualified staff of tourist guides, with degree of the Institute (3 years) or University (5 years) and certified from the language center of the university and Peruvian-American Cultural Center (US Embassy) with a high level of English. Tours guides: Some travel agencies are not paying their guides or drivers, hiring them without experience. We are sure that you will be forced to buy souvenirs during the journeys with higher prices, and the guides will try living of their commissions, which can be a bad experience for you. ¡Be aware!

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.

03DAYS 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.

03DAYS TOUR UYUNI REMOTE (Bolivia)
By Private Transportation

(4×4 TRANSPORT + LUNCH & LODGE) price per person

(4×4 TRANSPORT + LUNCH + LODGE & 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 + stops at salt hotel & mummies. Then lunch & free time
Departure to Coquesa Village: 16:00pm. Overnight
DAY 01: Train cemetery: 10:00am
Colchani village: 11:00am. Visit salt shops
Isla Incahuasi: 13:00pm + stops at salt hotel & mummies. Then lunch & free time
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.
DAY 03: Return to Uyuni village: 15:00pm. Including stops en route
Arrival in Uyuni village:
17:00pm.
DAY 03: Return to Uyuni village: 15:00pm. Including stops en route
Arrival in Uyuni village:
17:00pm.

03DAYS TOUR UYUNI SALT FLATS (Bolivia)
Private Service

DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY:
DAY 01: UYUNI SALT FLATS: 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.
DAY 02: TUNUPA VOLCANO – UYUNI: Breakast at the lodge. You will be driven to 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 have lunch at Coqueza or the foot of Tunupa. After lunch free time. Then, a return trip to the Village of Uyuni. Transfer to hotel.
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 4 hours hiking up and 2 hours down.
DAY 03: COLORED LAGOONS – UYUNI:
Early, a guide and driver will pick you up and then you will be driven to visit the Geysers – fumaroles (volcanic zone), as known as “Morning Sun”. Then continue with our journey to visit the thermal baths of Polques – challviri. Then breakfast. Following our trip we visit to the Lagunas Blanca y Verde (White and Green lagoons) located at the foot of the volcano Licancabur at a height of 4,350 masl, the green color is due to the high content of magnesium that have the geological formations of the area. Lunch on the shores of Laguna Verde. Afterwards we have free time. Then, a return trip from Laguna Verde to Uyuni; passing by Rock Valley – Villa Alota – Kulpinaka – San Cristobal. Arrival in Uyuni around 18:30 Hrs. Transfer to hotel.
CHOICE 01: Return from Laguna Verde to Uyuni.
CHOICE 02: Transfer out to the border (Chile).


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

BY RUMBO EXPLORA OTHER LOCAL OPERATORS
Technical specificatications: Our modern & new tourist transportation vehicles: Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus (25 to 30 seats), Buses (40 seats) Technical specificatications: Few tour operators work with good tourist transportation vehicles as: Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus (25 to 30 seats), Buses (40 seats)
First Aid Kit & Services: Oxygen & first aid kit, telephone charger and maps, which led us to be one of the best tour operators in the southern Perú & Bolivia First Aid Kit & Services: Few tour operators provide this service.
Insurance policy: Our tourist transportation vehicles have national permit circulation and 2 types of insurance (Certificate of Statutory Accident Insurance Transit SOAT, besides has vehicle Insurance Policy to all risks in record) Insurance policy: Most of tour operators work with vehicles which have local permits only.
Tours guides: We put at your disposal the most qualified staff of tourist guides, with degree of the Institute (3 years) or University (5 years) and certified from the language center of the university and Peruvian-American Cultural Center (US Embassy) with a high level of English. Tours guides: Some travel agencies are not paying their guides or drivers, hiring them without experience. We are sure that you will be forced to buy souvenirs during the journeys with higher prices, and the guides will try living of their commissions, which can be a bad experience for you. ¡Be aware!

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.