TAYKA ROUTE ATACAMA-ATACAMA 4D / RETURN BY BUS (DRY SEASON)

IF YOU WANT TO VISIT THE SALAR DE UYUNI, BUT YOU MUST RETURN TO SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA IN A SHORT TIME, DON’T WORRY, THIS IS THE PERFECT TOUR FOR YOU !! A luxury tour at an affordable price, starting and ending in San Pedro de Atacama. DEPARTURES: THURSDAYS AND SATURDAYS.


The journey begins at the door of your Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama, we will take the Semi Private transfer to the border with Bolivia, Hito Cajón. The guide will be waiting for us on the Bolivian side for 3 days and 2 nights of adventure !!

After passing through Migrations, our first stop will be the Green Lagoon in the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, we will pass by the deserts, hot springs, geysers, lagoons of colors and obviously, we will see the Andean fauna, which awaits us in landscapes that come from a surrealist painting.

We will continue along the path of the volcanic chain, visiting valleys of rocks and Andean lagoons, before entering the largest salt desert in the world; we will visit the Train Cemetery, finally we will visit the north shore, unknown by conventional tourists; we will know a little of the history in Chantani, we will walk through the Tunupa volcano, we will spend the afternoon exploring the magnificent Salar de Uyuni, the Incahuasi Island and we will see a magical sunset from Colchani.

We will arrive to Uyuni at the end of the afternoon with a lot of unforgettable memories !! The fourth day will return to Calama or San Pedro by tourist bus.


Accommodation in the best hotels of the route: TAYKA ​​DEL DESIERTO, TAYKA DE SAL and TAMBO AYMARA with private rooms, private bathrooms, heating and hot water.

(If hotels do not have space for their travel dates, we will change to a similar option, however, this may have additional costs, please reserve in advance).


Perfect tour for: families, couples, photographers and explorers who wish to have the complete experience with safety and comfort; away from the tourist crowds.


GO BELOW TO SEE THE COMPLETE PROGRAM AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS.


NOTE: This is a DRY SEASON program, if your travel dates are between May and November, continue reading, if you plan to travel between mid-December and April, please go to our RAINY SEASON section.

DAY 1
Transfer in: from the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama to the Hito Cajon border
Tour begins: 07:00 a.m.
Visit: San Pedro de Atacama - Cajon Hito - Green Lagoon - Dalí Desert - Hot Springs - Gueiseres - Laguna Colorada - Stone Tree - Ojo de Perdiz.
Meals: lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Tayka del Desierto in Ojito de Perdiz or similar

DAY 2
Tour begins: 07:30 a.m.
Visit: Ojo de Perdiz - Siloli Desert - Andean Lagoons (Cañapa, Hedionda, Chiarkota, Honda and Ramaditas) - Lunch at Tayka de Piedra - Burnt Village - Campanas Islands - Fish Island - C'ijini - Tahua
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Tayka de Sal in Tahua or similar

DAY 3
Tour begins: 08:00 a.m.
Visit: Tahua - Coquesa - Tunupa - Salt Desert - Lunch at the Salar - Incahuasi Island - Colchani - Uyuni
Meals: breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Tambo Aymara in Uyuni or similar

DAY 4
Transfer out: Hotel to Bus station in Uyuni. 04:00 am
Transportation: Tourist bus Uyuni-Calama-San Pedro de Atacama
Arrival: Calama: 14:00 hrs. Approx / San Pedro: 16:00 hrs. approx.
 


NOTE: Travel times and location stays may vary depending on the group; coordinate with your driver the best moments for each stop so you can make the most of this amazing place.


* IMPORTANT NOTE: in occasional storms during rainy season and very heavy snowfalls that occur in this area in winter, between June and August, the authorities of one of the two countries close Hito Cajones, so the border pass is transferred to Avaroa / Ollague, north of the route. In this case, additional costs apply that must be covered in full by the passenger. Creative Tours will help with the organization of this change and the modification of the route. The additional costs are:

 

DESDE SPA: DIFERENCIA DE PRECIOS X CAMBIO DE HITO A OLLAGUE. $us NETOS  por pax
No. Pax 1 2 3 4
Dif. entre compartidos  (contra confirmación del comp. a Ollague en el momento) -50 -50 -50 -50
Dif entre privados -250 -125 -83 -63
Dif entre compartido a privado -330 -155 -97 -68
Dif entre privado a compartido  (contra confirmación del comp. a Ollague en el momento) 30 Conviene mantener priv.
Dif entre compartido a bus regular  (contra confirmación del bus y del espacio en el momento) -50 -50 -50 -50
Dif entre privado a bus regular (contra confirmación del bus y del espacio en el momento) 30 -20 -37 -45
  • USD 738 PER PERSON
  • ROUND TRIP !!
  • Semi-Private Tour
  • Fixed Departures: THURSDAY AND SATURDAY
  • Minimum 2 and maximum 4 passengers per car
  • Private rooms with private bathrooms
  • Heating and hot water in hotels
  • First aid kit, oxygen tank and satellite phone in the car
  • Transfer in / out included
  • Includes Semi Private Transfer from San Pedro de Atacama to Hito Cajón
  • Includes tourist bus tickets Uyuni-Calama-San Pedro
  • Guide / driver in Spanish
  • Vegetarian option available
  • Ticket price USD 45 per person
  • Additional for single room USD 155 (3 nights)
  • Guide in English USD 360 per group
  • Discounts for children available (from 3 to 12 years old)
  • Book this tour at least 2 weeks in advance
  • Please read our TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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Route

  1. San Pedro de Atacama (CL)
  2. Hito Cajón
  3. Laguna Verde
  4. Salar de Chalviri
  5. Laguna Colorada
  6. Árbol de Piedra
  7. Laguna Hedionda
  8. Yonza
  9. Volcàn Tunupa
  10. Tahua
  11. Isla Incahuasi
  12. Colchani
  13. Uyuni
  14. Ollague
  15. Calama
  16. San Pedro de Atacama