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Uyuni into Chile

by Rustyruss Online Now Jan 24, 2007 at 7:20 AM

I am visiting S. America for a month in Septemeber. Can anyone recommend a suitable itinery over a week of so to visit Atacam/Salyar d Uyuni/ and where is a good target in northern Chile for onward travel south. With a wealth of infor out there its difficult what is best so the advice of anyone would be extremely appreciated


Russ and Hannah

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  • RE: Uyuni into Chile

    by marquex Online Now Feb 14, 2007 at 12:43 PM

    Russ and Hanna:

    i've done the follow itineray:

    5 Days / 4 Nights

    Day 1
    Departure La Paz – Oruro in shared bus. In the afternoon, Oruro – Uyuni by train, arrive to Uyuni around 22:30 and transfer to the hotel

    Day 2
    Departure to the town of Colchani for visit and observe the process of production of salt, then, we departure toward the Isla Pescado for lunch. Walking around the island and we continue the travel to the town of San Juan, we’ll sleep at the house of a villager.

    Day 3
    We departure early toward Laguna Colorada in Avaroa National Park, during the trip we’ll see important sights as the Arbol de Piedra and Laguna Hedionda. Lunch during the trip and night at the house of a villager near to Laguna Colorada

    Day 4
    Departure toward Laguna Verde, we’ll observe the geysers and water springs. Lunch during the trip and we’ll continue to Villa Alota for sleep.

    Is possible to connect from Laguna Colorada to San Pedro de Atacama in Chile or vice versa.

    Day 5
    Departure to Uyuni to take the bus or train to La Paz.


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