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

IF YOU WANT TO VISIT THE SALAR DE UYUNI, BUT YOU SHOULD RETURN TO SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA IN A SHORT TIME, DO NOT WORRY, THIS IS THE PERFECT TOUR FOR YOU!! A luxury tour at an accessible price, starting and finishing at san pedro de atacama. DEPARTURES: THURSDAY AND SATURDAYS.


The journey begins at the door of your Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama, we will take the transfer in Semi Private 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 the migrations, our first stop will be the Green Lagoon in the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, we will visit the deserts, the thermal waters, the geysers, the lagoons of the colors and obviously, we will see the Andean fauna, that awaits for us in landscapes similar to 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 cemetery of Trains, and we will spend the afternoon exploring the magnificent Salar de Uyuni, the Incahuasi Island (if it is accessible) and we will see a magical sunset from Colchani.We will arrive in Uyuni at the end of the third day with a lot of unforgettable memories! 

The fourth day you will return to Calama or San Pedro by tourist bus.


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

(If the hotels are not available for your travel dates, we will change to a similar option; however, this might have additional costs. Please book 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.


SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE COMPLETE PROGRAM AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS.


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

DAY 1
Transfer in: from the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama to the Cajon Hito 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 - Desert of Siloli - Andean Lagoons (Cañapa, Hedionda, Chiarkota, Honda and Ramaditas) - Valley of Rocks - Alota, San Cristóbal - Cemetery of Trains - Uyuni
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Tambo Aymara in Uyuni or similar

DAY 3
Tour begins: 08:00 a.m.
Visit: Uyuni - Colchani - Salt Desert - Lunch at the Salar - Incahuasi Island (if the water level allows it) - Sunset - 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
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