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BOLIVIA SALT FLATS BY PRIVATE CAR

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Your three-day features a two night stay in Uyuni, boasting the largest salt flat on Earth, located on the Bolivian Andean Altiplano and covering over 10,000 square Km. Visit the Salt Lake, an expansive desert of crystalline, white salt…truly a place like no other in the world. Discover “Isla Incawasi,” a rare outcrop of land in the middle of the Salt Flat. It is covered by thousands of giant columnar cacti, which can be more than a hundred years old, growing to a height of over 12 meters. The landscape against the background of the salt pans extending to the horizon makes it an ideal place for photography aficionados. Embark on an excursion to the small village of Tahua. As you continue along on your , delve into the city of La Paz on your and be transported to a mysterious past where every street offers a living history that shares remnants of pre- Hispanic times, traditions, and magic rites. The colonial and modern areas, Indian Market, Witch Doctor's Market, and the area’s breathtaking panoramas are all framed by the majestic "Illimani" mountains. This fascinating showcasing the country’s impressive salt flats is the perfect addition to any
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  1. UYUNI I SALT LAKE

    Arrival in Uyuni airport with immediate departure on a full day tour of Salt Lake and Incahuasi. Uyuni is the largest salt lake on Earth, covering nearly 5,000 square miles on the Bolivian Andean High plateau. This is a weird, bone-dry landscape of spiky cacti, flat horizons and allencompassing silence. Dotted with lakes tinted by minerals and algae, patrolled by colorful flamingos, this is surely the most unearthly place on earth. At Isla Pescado, also called “Inca Wasi,” discover an oasis with formations of algae and fossils, covered by thousands of giant columnar cacti that can live more than a hundred years and grow to more than 36 feet tall. Needless to say, this otherworldly landscape is heaven for photographers. Overnight at hotel. (L,D)

  2. & INCAHUASI I UYUNI

    After breakfast, enjoy an excursion to the small village of Tahua, at the foot of Thunupa Volcano. Stroll through the village and hike to the cave of the Coquesa Mummies, a group of Uru Chipaya people from1200 years ago, who may have died from poisonous gases seeping up from underground. Thanks to the bone-dry conditions, they are remarkably well preserved. After the tour, we go back to the hotel. (B,L,D)

  3. UYUNI I THUNUPA VOLCANO I UYUNI

    Transfer to the airport for your flight back to La Paz. Upon arrival, enjoy a half day city tour of La Paz

  4. UYUNI I LA PAZ TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

    & its surroundings including the Moon Valley

  5. Day #5

    & a cable ride over the city. (B)

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