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Uyuni Salt Flats to Santiago

10 DAYS Starting from $5,590 per person

If breath-taking, arid expanses excite you then this 10-day Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama tour is just the ticket. You will tour the expansive and otherworldly Uyuni Flats in Bolivia in a luxury private 4WD vehicle and sleep in a unique hotel constructed out of salt, then head South to the Atacama Desert, to explore thermal springs and Moon-like landscapes. Finally, you’ll spend three nights in Santiago, the Chilean capital, taking in the sophisticated delights of this cosmopolitan city and its surroundings.


Trip at a Glance


  • Spend a day acclimatizing to the altitude in La Paz before embarking on your Uyuni adventure.
  • Tour the salt flats of Uyuni with a private 4WD vehicle, and learn photo perspective techniques from your expert guide
  • Take in a privately-guided tour of the ghost silver mining town of Pulacayo, now a World Industrial Heritage site.
  • Visit the Tunupa volcano and go inside caves to view the burial chambers of ancient Aymara mummies.
  • Have fun taking mind-bending photos against the surreal backdrop of the salt flats, Nature’s answer to the blue screen.
  • Take a tour to the Salar de Atacama, the largest salt field in Chile.
  • See three types of Flamingo at Chaxa Lagoon in the National Flamingo Reserve.
  • Float effortlessly in the extremely salty water of the Laguna Cejar.
  • Visit the Tatio Geysers, and watch huge steam columns rising nearly 40 feet into the cool morning air. Take a dip if you’re up for it.
  • Take another opportunity for a swim in the scenic warm-water pools of the Puritama hot springs.
  • Get to know Santiago’s main attractions, including the Plaza de Armas, the main cathedral and the Presidential Palace, on a guided half-day tour of the city.
  • Visit two of central Chile’s most popular coastal cities: colorful Valparaiso and tranquil Viña del Mar.

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