This tour does not go to the Lagoons. A good tour for people wishing to experience Off Road for the first time. It takes in the salt flats and surounding areas.
You need to arrive at the tour company office at 9.30a.m. After kitting you out in your riding gear, we head of to the old historic mining town of Pulacayo.
We explore the town learning about history of this famous old mine. After we ride back to Uyuni to take lunch at the Sal Negro restaurant.
After lunch we will head towards Cochani where we can learn about the salt processing and have a chance to buy some souvenirs made completely from salt. We then head to the Salt Flats themselves and ride across the great white desert toward the village of Coqueza where we can see Volcano Thunupa towering above us. Here we will spend the night in a hostel made of salt. After taking tea or coffee we walk down to the edge of the salar to see the llamas and flamingos and take photos of the sunset. Evening meal at 7.00.
Today we will wake up and have breakfast at 8.00. After we ride up the volcano to see the 1000 year old mommies in a cave. From here we have great views over the Salar. Back on the bikes we ride to Chantani, where we vist the museum and interesting sculpture garden. Next is Tauha and back on the Salar. Riding around some islands, then off to visit Isla Incahuasi / Fish Island where we can explore and see the giant cacti which sometimes reach over 10 meters tall. There are wonderful views of the salt desert from here and also you can buy lunch in the restaurant "Mongos" located on the island. After lunch we head back across the Salar to see the Train Cemetary.Then onto Uyuni and spend the night at Lollipop family run hostal.
We will take breakfast at 8.00. Then back on the bikes we head up the ash felt road turning of on dirt roads to Tolapampa. Now we ride through beautiful mountains and coloured lagoons with pink flamingos. We will stop at the natural hot springs to bath and take our pack lunch. This area is full of natural beauty and full of wild life. Vicunas, llamas,emus ,eagles and hawks everywhere.
When we get to Tica Tica we join the ashfelt again, riding back to Uyuni.
We should arrive back in Uyuni between 16.00 and 17.00 giving you time to catch your evening bus or plane.
To book this tour contact Robin at email@example.com
|TYPE ROUTE||gravel hard pack, loose sand and salt flat.|
|PRICE||750 USD for 1 per person
$ 720 per person when 2 or more bikes.