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."
Arrive Salta airport, transfer in to hosteria
Drive to Salinas Grandes, Mountain of Seven Colours then on to Tilcara, hosteria (B)
Bus Tilcara to Iruya, explore Iruya, hosteria (B,L,D)
Start trek, walk Iruya to Chiyayoc, simple lodge (B,L,D)
Trek Chiyayoc to Rodeo Colorado, camping (B,L,D)
Trek Rodeo Colorado to Río Nazareno, camping (B,L,D)
Trek Río Nazareno to Nazareno, simple lodge (B,L,D)
Nazareno via La Quiaca to Uyuni, hosteria (B)
Salar de Uyuni, basic refuge (B,L,D)
Altiplanic lagoons, Salar de Uyuni, basic refuge (B,L,D)
Travel to San Pedro de Atacama, hosteria (B)
Laguna Cejar and Tebinquinche, hosteria (B)
Trekking Cornisas, hosteria (B)
Atacama to Salta, hosteria (B)
Transfer out to airport, tour ends (B)
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.
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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Prices From $705 / £569 per person
Dates: From March 2019 to December 2019
Duration: 3 days
Capacity: 4 people
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Prices From $1,887 / £1,522 per person
Duration: 6 days
Capacity: 16 people
Prices From $2,360 / £1,903 per person
Dates: From May 2018 to December 2019
Duration: 7 days
Prices From $4,006 / £3,230 per person
2019 Price, per person, hostel basis.
Minimum 2 people per departure
Season May to October, Saturday departures, ask for dates.
Single supplements apply.
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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. Every day the landscape is different and unique. Such a range of natural occurrences in such vastness it makes it a spiritual experience as well as a visual one.
Our guide Alfredo was brilliant. I felt well throughout the trip but was very sluggish with the altitude and the jet-lag and I was very grateful our guide took such good care of us and of all our needs, everything run easily and smoothly. He also spoke very good English and translated for me if I had difficulty with the Spanish explanation. A wonderful experience.
F. Maxwell, UK, 2016
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Catch up with the last part of Larry and Gillian's adventures in Patagonia. www.andeantrails.co.uk/blog/pa…
18th March, 2019 3:55 pm
Larry and Gillian are coming to the end of their month of travelling with Andean Trails in Patagonia. We put together a tour designed to take them off-the-beaten-track – read the first instalment in their blog – covering Santiago and Aysen and remote border crossings. Once in Argentina, Gillian and Larry trekked to the base of Fitzroy and Cerro Torre, and took a day tour to Perito Moreno. They then set off for Torres del Paine on a self-guided trek. Their tour has ended with a few days in Ushuaia and a flight out from Buenos Aires. Check their progress below …
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