Day 1: La Paz - Oruro - Uyuni. Mid-morning bus departure from La Paz to Oruro. In Oruro, you will take the afternoon train to Uyuni to cross the Altiplano and East part of Lake Poopó, the second largest lake in Bolivia. From the train, you can observe old and present mining factories, llamas, alpacas, vicuñas, the Andean Rhea, Andean flamingos, and other wildlife. Arrival at Uyuni at night. Overnight in Uyuni. Includes: (L).
Day 2: Uyuni’s Salt Lake. You will depart from Uyuni to Colchani to see how locals extract and process the salt. Also you will observe the "ojos de sal" which are sections where ice cold healing water bubbles through the salt. This water comes from an underground river from the Tunupa Volcano. On the way to Isla Incawasi you will see two hotels made entirely from salt blocks. At Isla Incawasi you will have lunch and then explore the island with its amazing huge cactuses. The infinite view of the salt lake from this place is impressive. In the afternoon you will return to Uyuni and visit the train cemetery. Hotel in Uyuni to rest until the train departs at 11:45 pm. Overnight train to Oruro. Includes: (D), (L).
Day 3: Oruro - La Paz. Breakfast at the Oruro Train Station and morning trip by bus to La Paz. Arrival by noon. Transfer to your hotel. Includes: (B).
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