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Uyuni Salt Flats and Potosi - World Expeditions
8 days

Uyuni Salt Flats and Potosi

Start and end in La Paz
Tour Operator:
World Expeditions
Max group size:
14
Age range:
16 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
48720
Private available:
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Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start and end in La Paz! With the Discovery tour Uyuni Salt Flats and Potosi, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through La Paz, Bolivia and 5 other destinations in Bolivia. Uyuni Salt Flats and Potosi includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join in La Paz, drive to Tiahuanaco Ruins
  2. Day 2: By road from La Paz to Oruro and then train to Uyuni
  3. Day 3: Full day at Uyuni salt-flats, including Incahuasi Island
  4. Day 4: By road from Uyuni to the mining town of Potosi, evening city tour
  5. Day 5: Visit a mine in Cerro Rico and travel by bus from Potosi to the colonial city of Sucre
  6. Day 6: City tour of Sucre
  7. Day 7: Flight Sucre to La Paz
  8. Day 8: In La Paz, trip concludes
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
7 nights

Customer Reviews

  • AL
    · May 1st, 2019
    My wife and I totally enjoyed our tour because we had a very experienced driver and a very experienced and friendly tour guide.
    Trip date: March 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

    • Do you do airfare arrangements?

      We specialise in giving you the best tours from around the world, however the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking your flights to meet with the group at the starting city. We do not recommend booking airfare before confirming your tour.

    • Please give us more information about the hotels used on this tour.

      For this particular trip the operator is happy to provide you with a variety of hotels which are clean, comfortable and centrally located.

      They are usually rated as 3 star and will provide you with all the comfort you require while on the tour. They include private facilities and can be either double or twin accommodation depending on your preference.

    • Are we going to visit the salt flat lake in a 4x4 car?

      The visit to the salt flats is made by a 4x4 SUV.

    • How many people will be in each car?

      The maximum number of travellers per vehicle is 4 plus a driver and a guide (total 6 people in a vehicle).

    • Where can I find more detailed information about this tour?

      A trip note - which contains essential information about your trip will be given to you. Information such as the daily itinerary, where to meet on the first day, what time the trip starts, how to get to the joining point hotel, included activities, visa information, etc will be mentioned in there. Please contact us for this.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
      Bs.
      Boliviano
      Bolivia
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F. As a traveller from England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types A, B, C, E, F.

      Type A
      Bolivia
      Type B
      Bolivia
      Type C
      Bolivia
      Type E
      Bolivia
      Type F
      Bolivia
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Bolivia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Bolivia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Bolivia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Bolivia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Rabies - Recommended for Bolivia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Recommended for Bolivia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before June 27th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 27th, 2021, a minimum payment of $500 is required to confirm your booking with World Expeditions. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and World Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "World Expeditions" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Accessibility
      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.