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2 Day Uyuni Tour

A 2 day tour to Uyuni Salt Flats with English speaking guide available

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2 days
Spanish and english
Starts: At 10:30 A.M. from Uyuni downtown, bus station or airport
Ends: At 05:00 P.M. in Uyuni downtown
Free cancellation!

With the 2-Day Uyuni Tour, you will visit the largest salt desert in the world in just two days with an expert driver in the area. You will spend a magical night in the heart of the Salar de Uyuni. You will visit the Train Cemetery, the town of Colchani, the Incahuasi Island, or the Altiplano lagoons among other attractions and you will get lost in a magical sunset in the Salar de Uyuni.

Enjoy a 2-day guided tour in 4x4, and cross the Salar de Uyuni in the safest way. If you need to take the tour in the company of an English-speaking guide, book the tour in private tour mode. Do you want to know all the details of this adventure? Below we tell you how your trip will be 🙂:

Tour details


  • Transportation 4X4 (Toyota Land Cruiser or Nissan Armada)
  • Expert driver in the area
  • English speaking guide (according to the selected option)
  • 1 breakfast
  • 2 lunches
  • 1 dinner
  • 1 night accommodation with private room

Not included

  • Entrance fee to Incahuasi Island (30 Bolivian pesos per person)
  • Breakfast DAY 1
  • Dinner DAY 2

Important information

⭐ The 2-Day Uyuni Tour includes the English-speaking guide in the modalities PRIVATE TOUR - ENGLISH GUIDE HOTEL TAMBO LOMA and PRIVATE TOUR - ENGLISH GUIDE HOTEL PALACIO DE SAL ⭐⭐⭐. The tour does not include English speaking guide in the modality GROUP TOUR - SPANISH GUIDE HOTEL TAMBO LOMA.

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

As recommended by the guide, this tour is not suitable for pregnant women.

This tour requires a minimum of 4 travelers. If this number is not reached, we will contact you to offer you an alternative.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! You can cancel this tour and you'll receive 100% refund of the amount paid if you cancel more than 72 hours in advance. After this time, or in case you do not show up, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

DAY 1 Uyuni - Train Cemetery - Colchani - Incahuasi Island - Sunset in the Uyuni Salt Flat

Lodging (according to the selected option)

  • Private room at Tambo Loma Salt Inn

  • Private room in Hotel Palacio de Sal ⭐⭐⭐

10:30 A.M.

Pick up in Uyuni

The tour to the Salar de Uyuni of 2 days and 1 night will start with the pick up in Uyuni. The guide will pick you up at your hotel, the airport or the bus station. With the whole group assembled, you will leave 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 in the 4x4 you will travel a maximum of 6 travelers plus the driver. If you prefer, you can also select the private tour mode and enjoy this adventure without sharing the vehicle with other travelers and in the company of an English-speaking guide.

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 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 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

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. In addition, 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!

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
01:00 P.M.

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.

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Sunset in the Uyuni Salt Flat

After lunch, you will continue touring the Salar de Uyuni in two days. The best moment is about to come, had you forgotten, today you will spend the night in the Salar de Uyuni!

But first, one last stop. On the way to the Tambo Loma Hotel or Palacio de Sal Hotel (depending on your choice), you will stop in a quiet area where you will admire the magical sunset that the Salar de Uyuni offers you.

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Tambo Loma Salt Inn / Hotel Palacio de Sal

With this beautiful image, you will put an end to the route of the first day in the Salar de Uyuni.

You will get back into the 4x4 and head to the accommodation you have selected. Upon arrival, you will have time to take a hot shower before enjoying dinner with your travel companions. And now, are you ready to admire the magic of the night in the Salar de Uyuni?

Hotel Palacio de Sal

DAY 2 Ollagüe Volcano Viewpoint - Altiplanic Lagoons - Uyuni

07:00 A.M.

Ollagüe Volcano Viewpoint

The second day in the Salar de Uyuni will start early. But don't worry, we promise the early start will be worth it 🙂 You will have breakfast at your accommodation and head to the first stop: the Ollagüe Volcano viewpoint.

Have you ever seen anything like this on your trip to Bolivia?

Ollagüe Volcano Viewpoint

High plateau lagoons of the Uyuni Salt Flat

You will follow the road through the Salar de Uyuni in two days to the next stops. The driver will border different altiplanic lagoons with the 4x4. Today you will discover Cañapa, Hediendo, and Honda and see the pink flamingos in them. Undoubtedly a landscape yet to be discovered that you cannot miss on your two-day and one-night trip to the Salar de Uyuni.

canapa lagoon
05:00 P.M.

Return to Uyuni

After visiting these unusual landscapes, you will go a little further to have lunch in the middle of the Salar de Uyuni.

The guide will prepare everything for you to enjoy the last meal in the Salar de Uyuni. With your batteries recharged, you will get back in the cars and head back to Uyuni. You will be back at approximately 18:00.

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What to bring to 2 Day Uyuni Tour

  • Passport
  • Warm clothing
  • Raincoat
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Personal hygiene articles
  • Cash
  • Camera
  • Medication against altitude sickness
  • Negative PCR or Certificate of Vaccination

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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