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Luxury Uyuni Salt Flats Tour From Santa Cruz de la Sierra by Flight

Luxury Uyuni Salt Flats Tour From Santa Cruz de la Sierra by Flight
Duration:
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Welcome to Bolivia<br>Visit the Salt Flats, considered as one of the largest salt reserves in the world. Enjoy a private and personalized transfer service (limited to 4 travelers) from the city of Santa Cruz to the International Airport of VIRU VIRU where you will take a flight to Uyuni. Enter the Uyuni Salt Flats and be amazed by the landscape of salt fields and stunning colors. Discover Incahuasi Island, admire the giant cacti and rock formations and walk through Tunupa Volcano to observe Andean landscapes, painted and shaped by nature, as well as Andean animals such as flamenco, llamas, and Vicunas. This full-day trip will be lead by a professional English speaking guide, includes lunch and transportation on a private 4x4 Land Cruiser.

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Come and Discover together one of the most beautiful tourist attractions of Bolivia and South America, full of culture, extraordinary landscapes, outdoor activities and much more <br>We give you the opportunity to know, <strong>The Jesuit Mission of SAN JOSE, THE THERMAL WATERS, THE CASCADE OF ROBORE</strong>, and much more ... share, with the typical people of Santiago de Chiquitos, in a very charming place and directed to your total relaxation <br> <strong>OURS SERVICES INCLUDE:</strong> Nights of Lodging in Hotels Private Bathroom / Shared Transportation / <br>Meals according to Itinerary Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks / Income / Local and Professional Guide.

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Viru Viru Airport (VVI) Information


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 VVI Viru Viru Airport Info & Guide


Viru Viru International AirportWhere is Viru Viru Airport?
VVI Viru Viru International Airport (IATA: VVI, ICAO: SLVR) is an aviation facility located in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.


The idea to build a new, modern airport in Santa Cruz was conceived in 1976, in view of the obsolesce of the old airport known as El Trompillo. Soon after, construction of the airport began. Upon its inauguration, VVI Viru Viru International Airport became the most important airport in Bolivia and its main gateway of international flights, despite Santa Cruz being only the second largest metropolitan area in Bolivia.


Because La Paz is located at a high altitude, it can be difficult to reach by car from other Bolivian cities, and many travelers choose to fly from Viru Viru instead. Viru Viru is now the largest international airport in Bolivia.


Viru Viru is able to handle the largest commercial jets. Most arriving flights are either domestic flights, flights from neighbouring South American countries, North American flights and some European flights.


On March 1, 1997 the Government of Bolivia entered into a 25 year contract with Airport Group International to operate the three largest airports in Bolivia – El Alto International Airport in La Paz, Jorge Wilstermann International Airport in Cochabamba and VVI Viru Viru International Airport. Servicios de Aeropuertos Bolivianos Sociedad Anonima (SABSA) was created to operate the concession. In 1999 Airport Group International was purchased by TBI plc and, in 2004, Spain's Abertis/AENA purchased TBI. The biggest aircraft that can land in the runway is the Boeing 747-400 from Aerosur.


 


Additional Viru Viru Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 18 Jun 2021