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From La Paz: 3-Day Biking Death Road & Uyuni Salt Flats Tour

1. From La Paz: 3-Day Biking Death Road & Uyuni Salt Flats Tour

Day one - - - - The mountain biking starts at 7:30 a.m. Point 1: This is a 22 km downhill on asphalt (tarmac) road. At the police checkpoint (after 45 min.) all visitors pay Bs. 50 for the entrance to the national park. This first section is for you to develop confidence and get used to the bike. Do not worry, the safety van is always behind the group and we have stops for water, photos, and bike checks. Point 2: “Death Road” about 10 Km. always in a compact group (safety first!!!) and also snack time. Point 3: About 32 Km. it starts with a waterfall splash!! Finally, the end of the tour is in Yolosa, so the next stop is in a hotel with showers, a swimming pool, and a buffet lunch as well. At approximately 05:00 p.m. it´s time to go back to La Paz driving through the new road. At the final of the "Death Road Tour" the guide will drop off you at the bus office to your Bus La Paz to Uyuni. **Bring your bags with you because you won't return to your hotel** Bus departs at 9:00 p.m. Day two - - - - Arrive in Uyuni City at 7:30 a.m. then go to our office 1 block near from bus station, Start your tour by leaving Uyuni town for Uyuni Salt Flats (full day trip Trip) at 10:30 a.m. with a visit to Uyuni’s ‘train graveyard’ to see the first locomotives in Bolivia and take amazing pictures. Then visit the small settlement of Colchani (salt miners´ workshops), and see handicrafts made of salt and textile art made of llama and alpaca. Take photos as you cruise along the vast white expanse of salt. Then, visit “Ojos de Agua Salada”, a hotel made completely of salt which is currently used as a museum, the island of flags of the world, and the famous Dakar Monument. Lunch will be served near “Isla Incahuasi” following, have time to take a hike to the top of the island to see giant cacti and rock formations made of petrified coral. From the top admire the 360º of the Salar de Uyuni. Take time to organize your group for fun perspective and proportion-distorted photos on the blinding white surface of the salt flats. Then, head to a spacious area for the unique experience of seeing a beautiful sunset over the salt flats with a glass of wine and some chips. Return to Uyuni town to our office at 7:00 p.m. and arrive at the Bus Office 8:30 p.m. Because your bus from Uyuni to La Paz departs at 9:00 p.m. Day Three - - - - Arrive at La Paz city at 6:30 a.m. The finish point of the tour: Bus Station La Paz City

La Paz: 4-Day Death Road & Salt Flat Bike Tour

2. La Paz: 4-Day Death Road & Salt Flat Bike Tour

Explore the beautiful nature, history, and culture of La Paz on this thrilling multi-day tour of some of the most famous and breathtaking points of interest. First Day - Start mountain biking early in the morning at 7:30 a.m. After preparing the full-suspension bike and bike equipment (helmet, gloves, jacket, trousers) you are ready to start the adventure. Leg 1: Develop confidence and become familiar with the bike on this 22 km downhill asphalt road. At the police checkpoint (after 45 min.) all visitors pay Bs. 50 for the entrance fee. Bike with an easy mind as the safety van is always behind the group and enjoy the stops for water, photos, and bike checks. Leg 2: Dive into the trip on “Death Road” about 10 Km., which is always in a compact group and followed by a break for snacks. Leg 3: Begin your final stretch of the day with viewing a beautiful waterfall and about 32 Km. before arriving in Yolosa. Finally, relax in a hotel with showers, a swimming pool, and lunch. Enjoy new stunning sights at around 4:00 p.m. as you go back to La Paz driving along a new road. Get dropped off at the Bus Office (La Paz to Uyuni), and make sure to bring your bags as the bus departs at 9:00 p.m. Second Day - Arrive in Uyuni City at 7:30 a.m. then have free time to visit the stunning city. Then start your tour at 10:30 a.m. where you will visit the Train Graveyard, Colchani (salt miners' workshops next to the salt flats), handicrafts made of salt, and textile art made of llama and alpaca fiber. Next, Ojos de Agua Salada, a hotel museum made completely of salt, Flags of the World, Dakar Monument, and Isla Incahuasi. Then, pose for some fun perspective and proportion-distorted photos, taken against the backdrop of the striking white surface of the salt flats. Head to a spacious area at the end of the day for the unique experience of seeing a beautiful sunset, spreading its dazzling colors all over the salt flats, and finally, arrive at Ajencha town to have dinner where you will stay the night in the hostel. Third Day - Start at 7:00 a.m. with a filling breakfast, then visit Ollagüe, the rocky road “El Pasito Tuntun”, the famous Cañapa, Hedionda, and Chiarcota Lagoons in which flamingoes can be seen. Finally, enter “Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve”, where you can see Desert of Siloli, Rock tree, and the immense Red Lagoon to see more pink flamingos in their natural habitat. Stay the night at a hostel in Huayllajara. Fourth Day - Get off to an early start around 5:00 a.m. to visit: Sol de Mañana Geyser, a bath in Hot Springs Polques, Dali Desert, Green Lagoon, and White Lagoon on the foot of Licancabur volcano. Then head back to the Bolivia-Chile border (Hito Cajon), where your guide will assist with your border crossing at 10:30 am, and finally arrive at San Pedro de Atacama at 2:00 p.m.

From La Paz: 5-Day Death Road & Uyuni Salt Flats Bike Tour

3. From La Paz: 5-Day Death Road & Uyuni Salt Flats Bike Tour

First Day - - The mountain biking starts early in the morning at 7:30 a.m. from the meeting point, guide will pick you up. Leg 1: This is a 22 km downhill on asphalt (tarmac) road. At the police checkpoint (after 45 min.) all visitors pay Bs. 50 for the entrance to the national park. This first section is for you to develop confidence and get used to the bike. Do not worry, the safety van is always behind the group and we have stops for water, photos, and bike checks. Leg2: “Death Road” about 10 Km. always in a compact group (safety first!!!) and also snack time. Leg 3: About 32 Km. it starts with a waterfall splash!! Finally, the end of the tour is in Yolosa, so the next stop is in a hotel with showers, a swimming pool, and a buffet lunch as well. At approximately 05:00 p.m. it´s time to go back to La Paz driving through the new road. At the final of the "Death Road Tour" the guide will drop off you at the Bus Office (La Paz to Uyuni). Bring your bags with you because you won't return to your hotel. Bus departs at 9:00 p.m. Second Day - - Arrive in Uyuni City at 7:30 a.m. then go to our office - 1 block near from bus station, Start your tour leaving Uyuni town at 10:30 a.m. from our office. Visit: Train Graveyard, Colchani (salt miners' workshops next to the salt flats), handicrafts made of salt, and textile art made of llama and alpaca fiber. Next, “Ojos de Agua Salada”, a hotel museum made completely of salt, Flags of the World, Dakar Monument, and Isla Incahuasi. Then, make sure you and your group pose for some fun perspective- and proportion-distorted photos, taken against the backdrop of the striking white surface of the salt flats. At to end of the day, head to an open, spacious area for the unique experience of seeing a beautiful sunset, spreading its dazzling colors all over the salt flats, and finally, arrive at Ajencha town to have dinner and night stay in the hotel. Third Day - - Start off at 7:00 a.m. for breakfast. Then visit Chiguana Desert, Ollagüe, the rocky road “El Pasito Tuntun”, the famous: Cañapa, Hedionda, and Chiarcota Lagoons in which flamingoes can be seen. Finally in the day, enter “Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve”, where you can see Desert of Siloli, Rock tree, and the immense Red Lagoon to see more pink flamingos in their natural habitat. Stay the night at a hotel in Huayllajara. Fourth Day - - Get off to an early start around 5:00 a.m. to visit: Sol de Mañana Geyser, a bath in Hot Springs Polques, Dali Desert, Green Lagoon, and White Lagoon on the foot of Licancabur volcano. Then, return to Uyuni town. Arrive at the Bus Todo Turismo 8:30 p.m. Fifth Day - - Arrive at La Paz city at 6:30 a.m. The finish point of the tour: Bus Station La Paz City

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