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2 Day Uyuni Tour

Group tour to the Uyuni Salt Flat for 2 days with accommodation in Uyuni

(10 reviews)

Get to know the Salar de Uyuni staying in Uyuni

Uyuni
2 days
Spanish
Starts: From the center of Uyuni at 10:00 a.m.
Ends: To the center of Uyuni at around 7:30 p.m.
Free cancellation!

Briefing

With the 2-Day Uyuni Tour, you will visit the largest salt desert in the world with an expert driver in the area. You will visit the Train Cemetery, the town of Colchani, the Incahuasi Island or the altiplanic lagoons among other attractions and you will get lost in a magical sunset in the Salar de Uyuni. You will spend the night in an accommodation in the city of Uyuni and the next day you will visit the cultural part of the tour.

Enjoy a 2-day guided tour in 4x4, and cross the Salar de Uyuni in the safest way. Do you want to know all the details of this adventure? Below we tell you how your trip will be 🙂:

Tour details

Included

  • Transportation 4X4 (Toyota Land Cruiser or Nissan Armada)
  • Expert driver in the area
  • Food
  • Lodging in Uyuni (shared or private room)

Not included

  • Entrance fee to Incahuasi Island (30 Bolivian pesos per person)
  • Entrance fee to museum (10 Bolivian pesos)
  • Entrance fee to hot springs (10 Bolivian pesos)

Important information

This tour includes accommodation in the city of Uyuni. In case you want to stay in the Salar de Uyuni, we recommend you to book the 3-day tour

It is very important to make a good acclimatization to the altitude before starting the tour, as the tour goes through high altitude areas.

🌧️Durante the rainy season (December to March) the itinerary may be modified, as the salt flat is flooded and some areas such as Incahuasi Island or some accommodations may not be accessible. The flooded areas are constantly changing, so depending on the situation at that time the driver will offer the best alternative to enjoy the tour.

🚗 The tour is conducted in 7-seater 4x4 vehicles.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! If you cancel at least 48 hours before the tour starts, you will receive 100% of the amount paid. After this time, or in case of no-show, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

DAY 1 Uyuni - Train Cemetery - Colchani - Incahuasi Island - Sunset on the Uyuni Salt Flat - Return to Uyuni

Lodging in private or shared room in the city of Uyuni

10:00 A.M.

Meeting point

The 2 days and 1 night tour to the Salar de Uyuni will start in the center of Uyuni at 10 am. With the whole group assembled, you will depart in the 7-seater 4x4 to the first stop: the train cemetery of the Salar de Uyuni.

Train cemetery

A landscape formed by the remains of what was once a symbol of Bolivian development. Remember that a maximum of 6 passengers plus the driver will travel in the 4x4. If you prefer, you can also select the private tour mode and enjoy this adventure without sharing the vehicle with other travelers.

train cemetery uyuni salt flats 2 days tour

Colchani - Salt refinery

You will continue the trip to the next stop: Colchani. A small Andean village where you will observe the manual process of salt in its refinery and visit the salt museum. Take advantage of this stop and discover the local handicrafts in the small stores run by the local villagers.

colchani salt refinery uyuni salt flats

Ojos del Salar

Just a few meters away from the Colchani salt refinery you will see the piles of salt that are formed. And you will also see the well-known Ojos del Salar just a few meters away from you, small water eruptions that spring up under the salt flat. Did you know that these eyes have healing properties? If, like us, you are curious, don't hesitate to ask your guide all the questions during the trip, he knows all the answers!

ojos del salar uyuni salt flats 2 days tour

Dakar Monument - Island of the Flags

The last stops inside the salt flat will be to visit the Dakar sculpture and the famous Isla de las Banderas. 

Incahuasi Island

You will advance through the Salar until you reach Incahuasi Island. Access to Incahuasi Island costs 30 Bolivian pesos for foreign travelers and 15 Bolivian pesos for national travelers.

Incahuasi Island is the heart of the Salar, where giant cactus will be waiting to surprise you even more of the magic of this place. Also, as it is the highest point of the Salar de Uyuni, you will have the best perspective to appreciate the immensity of the Salar. In order not to miss a single detail, you will take a short walk of about 30-40 minutes in the company of your guide. After this short walk, you will return to the vehicle and head to our next destination. It's time for lunch!

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Remember to carry some cash with you during the trip, as the entrance fee to Incahuasi Island is not included in the tour.

uyuni salt flats 2 day 1 night incahuasi island

Lunch at the Uyuni Salt Flat

After the visit to Incahuasi Island, you will leave for lunch with the rest of the group in the middle of the Salar de Uyuni. The guide will prepare the table and chairs and cook for us to enjoy the meal with one of the best possible views of the Salar de Uyuni.

lunch uyuni salt flats two days one night tour

Sunset at the Uyuni Salt Flat

After lunch, you will continue touring the Salar de Uyuni. The best moment is about to arrive, had you forgotten, today you will see the sunset in the Salar de Uyuni!

Return to Uyuni

After admiring the magical sunset on the Uyuni Salt Flat, you will head back to the city of Uyuni, where you will spend the night.

sunset night uyuni salt flats

DAY 2 Uyuni - Pulacayo Village - Hot Springs - Tomave Church - Uyuni

Pulacayo Village

The day will start with a 9:30 a.m. pick up from your accommodation in Uyuni. You will head to the town of Pulacayo, home to a silver mining center that became the second largest in Bolivia. 

Pulacayo locomotives

Next, you will visit the old steam locomotives that were the first to enter Bolivia at the end of the 19th century and transported the ore extracted by the Huanchaca mining company. 

Pulacayo locomotives

Hot Springs 

After going through a winding road, you will arrive to a rustic place where the hot springs are located. Get ready for a relaxing bath in its mineral waters! These are natural medicinal waters that reach up to 35 degrees of heat. 

Warmi Lagoon - Green Lagoon

Later, you will visit the altiplanic lagoons Warmi and Verde where you will see authentic flora and fauna of the area and it will be time for lunch. 

Warmi Lagoon - Green Lagoon

Colonial church of Tomave

The last stop of the tour will be a visit to the colonial church of Tomave, declared a heritage site. Later, you will return to the city of Uyuni to end the 2-day tour to the Salar de Uyuni.

Colonial church of Tomave

What to bring to 2 Day Uyuni Tour

Passport

Warm clothing

Waterproof jacket

Comfortable shoes

Sunglasses

Sunscreen and lipstick

Cash and bolivianos

Towel

Bathing suit

Where does the tour 2 Day Uyuni Tour start

If you are planning to arrive from La Paz you can fly directly to Uyuni. If you plan to travel to Uyuni by land you should take a bus. We recommend taking the night bus which departs from La Paz at 8 p.m. with the company Bus Titicaca or Bus Cisne. Upon arrival, you will have time for breakfast before starting the tour.

*If you arrive in Uyuni on the same day as the tour starts, we offer you a free transfer from the bus station or airport to Uyuni. If you arrive in Uyuni before the day the tour starts, your pickup point will be your accommodation in Uyuni.

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