4 days in San Pedro de Atacama & Uyuni Itinerary

4 days in San Pedro de Atacama & Uyuni Itinerary

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4 days in San Pedro de Atacama & Uyuni Itinerary

Start: La Paz, Bolivia
Fly + shuttle:  10​h 45​min
1
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 45​min
2
Uyuni, Bolivia
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: La Paz, Bolivia

1
night
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama ©
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
On the 24th (Thu), make a trip to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, then take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio, and finally explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the San Pedro de Atacama online route builder .

La Paz, Bolivia to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from La Paz in October, you will find days in San Pedro de Atacama are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Uyuni.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Pukara de Quitor ©
Pukara de Quitor

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Uyuni, Bolivia

Uyuni ©
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Expediciones Alkaya has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Salar de Uyuni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museo de la Llama y la Sal, look for all kinds of wild species at Expediciones Alkaya, and then get a new perspective on nature at Museo Arquecologia y Antropologico de los Andes Meridionales.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Uyuni tour planner.

Drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in October, you will find days in Uyuni are cooler (8°C), and nights are a bit warmer (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uyuni

Nature Parks Nightlife

Side Trip

Museo de la Llama y la Sal
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Expediciones Alkaya ©
Expediciones Alkaya
Salar de Uyuni ©
Salar de Uyuni

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