• See the hill of Seven Colours and "The Painter's Palette" near Purmamarca

  • Trek and camp in Argentina's high Altiplano

  • Travel across the Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

  • Trek and see the sights around San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

"I had a fantastic time in the Salar. The place is extraordinary and beyond anything I imagine even from the photos I saw before getting there."

F. Maxwell

Salt Flats of the Altiplano trekking tour

  • Day 1

    Arrive Salta airport, transfer in to hosteria

  • Day 2

    Drive to Salinas Grandes, Mountain of Seven Colours then on to Tilcara, hosteria (B)

  • Day 3

    Bus Tilcara to Iruya, explore Iruya, hosteria (B,L,D)

  • Day 4

    Start trek, walk Iruya to Chiyayoc, simple lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 5

    Trek Chiyayoc to Rodeo Colorado, camping (B,L,D)

  • Day 6

    Trek Rodeo Colorado to Río Nazareno, camping (B,L,D)

  • Day 7

    Trek Río Nazareno to Nazareno, simple lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 8

    Nazareno via La Quiaca to Uyuni, hosteria (B)

  • Day 9

    Salar de Uyuni, basic refuge (B,L,D)

  • Day 10

    Altiplanic lagoons, Salar de Uyuni, basic refuge (B,L,D)

  • Day 11

    Travel to San Pedro de Atacama, hosteria (B)

  • Day 12

    Laguna Cejar and Tebinquinche, hosteria (B)

  • Day 13

    Trekking Cornisas, hosteria (B)

  • Day 14

    Atacama to Salta, hosteria (B)

  • Day 15

    Transfer out to airport, tour ends (B)

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What's Included?

Bilingual guide (Spanish – English), accommodation as listed, 15 breakfasts, 7 box-lunch / lunches, 7 dinners, mules carrying all communal kit and up to 8kg per person, transfers, buses, trains.

What's Not Included?

Flights (we can look for these for you), airport taxes, insurance, entrances to National Parks (allow USD 70pp approx), tips, alcoholic or soft drinks, personal items, sleeping bag, mat, thermarest.

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