Uyuni / 5 Day Salt Flat and Adventure Tour.

DESCRIPTION TOUR

Starts in Uyuni.

  • LEVEL:  experience riders only.
  • Price,$ 1.450 USD for 1 per person.
  • $1300 per person when 2 or more bikes.
  • 5 day tour. Start 9:30 a.m.
  • Extra cost for support vehicle 4X4. USD 600
  • Good physical condition necessary.
  • Unforgettable super scenery. Challenging but very rewarding.
  • Frequency, contact us for availability (March to December).
  • January and Febuary depends on weather conditions.
  • Type route, gravel hard pack ,salt flat.Dirt roads.
  • Climate cold in June and July:
  • Suggestions, Comfortable clothes- thermal underwear .extra money-sun glasses -camera and sun block.
  • Bikes Suzuki DR650 OR Honda NX 400.


ITINERARY

Day 1 - UYUNI - COLQUESA


Day 1,
You will be arriving at our Uyuni office at 9.30a.m. After a quick briefing we will kit you out with your riding gear and get you comfortable on your bike. Ha, ha.

First destination will be the old historic mining town of Pulacayo. We will tour the town learning about its important role in Bolivian history.

Back into town to see the old abandoned steam trains at the Train Cemetery.

After taking lunch in the Black Salt restaurant we head to the small town of Colchani, the main entrance to the largest dry salt lake in the world. A short stop a the flags and Dakar monument and then we ride across to the volcano Tunupa on the far side. Here we will be spending the night in a basic hostal made from salt. Ride distance 150km.

Day 2 - COLQUESA-UYUNI

After taking breakfast, we ride a dirt road up the volcano. From here we get a breath taking view of the Salar, then vist a cave with mommies dating back 1300 years. Then back down and of to Chantani. Here we stop to see Santos museum and rock sculpture garden. At Tuaha we ride back on the Salar, heading to the island called Incahuasi. The famous island in the center covered in cactus.

We take our lunch here, quinoa soup and the best llama steak. After a tour of the island we are back on the bikes heading back to Uyuni. Here you will spend the night in the Hotel Magica de Uyuni. A pleasant 3 star hotel with private bath room, heating and wifi. Ride distance 155km.

Day 3 - UYUNI-POTOSÍ

Today we 40km on ash felt, then turn off on to dirt roads towards Tomave. Great scenery, valleys full of llamas, coloured mountains and small rivers to cross.

We will have a pack lunch which we will eat a the hot springs and take a quick dip.

After riding to Tica Tica and back on the ash felt to Potosi. Tonight we stay in Hostal Tukos La Casa Real. Ride distance 220km.

Day 4 - POTOSÍ-TUPIZA

After breakfast we ride about 200km of twisty ash felt road to Tupiza. Arriving in Tupiza for lunch. This afternoon you have time to relax, enjoying the swimming pool and warm climate. We will be staying Hotel Mitru. Ride distance 205 km.

Day 5 - TUPIZA-UYUNI

Today another 200km to Uyuni. A nice twisty ash felt road. We will stop in the mining town of Atocha for lunch on route. Arriving back at our office in late afternoon, the tour finishes here. Ride distance 200 km.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver’s license for motorcycle.
  • Experienced riders only.
  • Personal travel insurance that covers you for this type of activity.
  • Agreement and signature on risk document.

INCLUDED

  • Basic equipment (jacket, helmet, pants , boots and gloves).
  • Adventure guide. English Speaking.
  • Fuel for the bike.
  • Basic third party insurance SOAT.
  • Bikes to choose from: Honda NX400c.c.Falcon OR Suzuki DR 650.
  • Dinner and breakfast in hostel. Hostel

NOT INCLUDED

  • Meals, on the route (midday lunch).
  • All entrance-fees for museums and parks.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Damage insurance for the motorcycle.$500 insurance excess.

5 Day Salt Flat and Adventure Tour.

DURATION 5 Days
TYPE ROUTE Ashfelt, salt flat and dirt roads.
PRICE $ 1.450 USD for 1 per person.

$1300 per person when 2 or more bikes.
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