- Kachi Lodge is the only luxury eco lodge in the Bolivia’s Uyuni Salt Flats, one of the world’s most unique and breathtaking landscapes.
- The remote camp consists of a 6 white-domed luxury pods that resemble a space station and sit directly on the lunar-like landscape and overlook the Tunupa Volcano.
- Each of our six domes offer all the comfort you can expect from a luxury lodge: 28 sqm bedroom, comfortable bedding, bespoke furniture, private bathroom, with running hot water.
- Inspiring meals served in unique ceramic dishes craft a unique gastronomic journey through Bolivia’s rich biodiversity: the experience is made complete with local wines and a herbal tea station.
- Providing a wonderful window to the stars, the camp dome acts as an observatory with transparent panels opening out to spectacular views of the salt flats and crystal-clear star-studded sky. This is a viewing station unlike any you will ever experience in such an arid area.
- Fascinating activities are available: visits to the nearby village of Coquesa and its mummies, hiking to the volcano crater, exploring a giant-cacti covered island, visiting nearby archeological sites, and biking around the salt flats.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
located in the Daniel Campos province of the department of Potosí, within the highland region of the Andes, at more than 3650 meters above sea level and with its 12,000 km2 of surface area, it is considered the largest and most spectacular continuous salt desert in the world. A majestic place, with impressive sunrises and sunsets, where the wind sings a soft melody, which in combination with the imposing whiteness of the landscape, is able to exalt all the senses, turning every moment into a magical memory.
Capital of the department of Chuquisaca, cradle of Latin American freedom and constitutional capital of Bolivia, one of the most emblematic and most historic cities, where the past comes alive in each of its streets and its hills keep the vestiges of a fascinating prehistoric world.
Better known as the Imperial Villa of Potosí, located in the south of the country, more than 4000 meters above sea level, on the slopes of “Cerro Rico”, in Quechua called “Sumaj Orcko”, the largest silver mine in the world, than during the colonial times, enabled the wealth of Europe.
Home of thousands of Andean flamingos, Chileans and James flamingos, migratory birds, that arrive at the place because their waters are rich in minerals.
It is located at the entrance of the Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve and is a natural monument that impacts, a geomorphological formation, carefully sculpted by the wind, a work of art of nature that stands out within a set of volcanic rocks with different figures.
Located at the foot of the Licancabur volcano and near the border with Chile, this beautiful salt water lagoon, painted in a charming emerald green, is a delight for the eyes and an oasis of peace for the soul.
A spectacular place, with deep and numerous craters that let out their water vapor fumaroles that reach between 10 and 50 meters high, this because it is located in an area of high volcanic activity, south of the Laguna Colorada, on the road to the Salar de Chalviri, at a height of 4850 meters above sea level.
Named for the color of its waters; This quiet lagoon is located at the foot of the Uturuncu volcano and it feeds large flocks of Andean, Chilean flamingos and also the James flamingos.
Named for the whitish color of its waters, due to the high content of minerals it presents. It is located in the Puna area, within the Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, and joins the Laguna Verde by a small strait. Without a doubt, a landscape that delights the senses.
Considered one of the most arid deserts in the world for being part of the Atacama desert and for the low rainfall in the area. This interesting place is the obligatory passage and gateway to the Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, and its rock formations, product of the strong winds that the region presents, are the perfect prelude to the wonderful landscapes of the Colored Lagoons and to the Great Salar de Uyuni.
This salt water lagoon is located within the Salar de Chalviri, south of the department of Potosí, and is one of the main tourist attractions of the place since a thermal water zone is located south of the lagoon, at a temperature of 30ºC , where tourists can bathe.
This beautiful desert, simply called – Dalí, whose landscape seems to be extracted from some work of art of this fabulous exponent of surrealism, is located within the Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, south of the Chalviri salt flat, at a height of 4750 masl and has an area of approximately 110 km.
One of the best kept treasures of the Andes Mountains. Among its mountains, the highest of Bolivia’s border with Chile and Argentina, dotted with erupting volcanoes, hot springs, smoking geysers and fumaroles, is the Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, the most visited protected area in the country, with More than 30,000 visitors a year. In this wonderful place live more than 23 species of mammals and 80 species of birds, including Andean flamenco, Chilean flamenco and James flamenco, which are one of the attractions of the area, as well as the Andean condor and the keñua, both in danger of extinction.
Kachi Lodge is the only luxury eco lodge in the Bolivia’s Uyuni Salt Flats, one of the world’s most dramatic and breathtaking landscapes, at a height of 3,660 meters. The remote camp consists of a 6 white-domed luxury pods that resemble a space station and sit directly on the lunar-like landscape and overlook the Tunupa Volcano. Set on a wooden platform near a cacti covered island, the six domes turn a stay on the altiplano into the most luxurious adventure, all while surrounded by the endless white of the Salar de Uyuni. One where comfort and designed interiors meet the great outdoors: from the warmth of the dome-shaped suite, the salar unfolds like a mirror in the rainy season, or crystalline landscapes the rest of the year.
Combining a sense of adventure with comfort, luxury and eye-catching design, the six domed suites enjoy large bay windows, allowing guests to soak up the remarkable vistas. Each of our six domes offer all the comfort you can expect from a luxury lodge: 28 sqm bedroom, comfortable bedding, private bathroom, with running hot water. The interior design and furnishings are particularly impressive, featuring the likes of wooden design pieces, which showcase the indigenous identities of Bolivia, as well as striking artwork for a touch of unique flair. Kachi Lodge offers unique food prepared by Bolivia’s most celebrated chef, one of a kind land art with Gastón Ugalde and an endless list of bespoke activities enhance every day at the lodge. Ready for a once in a lifetime adventure?
Each of our six domes offer all the comfort you can expect from a luxury lodge: 28 sqm bedroom, comfortable bedding, private bathroom, with running hot water. Inside design includes bespoke furniture crafted out of regional materials, bespoke textiles and a unique painting by Gastón Ugalde – internationally known as the Bolivian Andy Wahrol – set the tone in each suite. Decorative details also add a welcome twist to the interiors: state of the art bedding comes with a handmade woven blanket (in naturally dyed lama and alpaca wool), hot bottle cover and pair of cushions made and designed in La Paz by Andi’Art. On each side of the bed, handcrafted lamps are made out of reclaimed cactus wood, old water sieves or woven in straw.
In front of the bay window, a small table is sculpted out of Bolivian wood: next to it, is a rattan lounge chair and a low wooden stool. Small wooden trunks echo to the latticed wooden wall installed behind the bed to separate the shower and washroom from the room. A pellet stove delivers a comfortable temperature between 19 and 23°c.
Spacious rooms, with dome-shaped ceilings formed with blocks of salt, where you can enjoy a unique view of the Salar and its surroundings either from the comfort of your bed or the living area.
Normal: They have a small living room, where you can enjoy a beautiful view of desert landscapes around the hotel. Smokers: Designed for those people who are always restricted by not being able to smoke in the hotels, therefore, these rooms have outdoor patios so that guests can smoke in peace while enjoying the spectacular starry sky of Uyuni.
Perfect to enjoy the unequaled experience of sleeping in the tranquility of a salt igloo, where the roof, walls, beds, etc. They are built entirely of salt.
Following a first culinary journey with one acclaimed restaurant in La Paz, Kachi Lodge continues its exploration of Bolivian gastronomy by entrusting the reins of its restaurant to Proyecto Nativa, Sucre’s must-taste restaurant. At its head, Juan Pablo Gumiel brilliantly blends local flavors and international influences, selecting the best organic products, grown locally. But above all, through original dishes and creative recipes, Juan Pablo speaks with passion about the cuisine of his childhood, the one that led him to become one of the rising stars of the Bolivian food scene. Connected to the lounge dome, a smaller dome welcomes a state of the art kitchen where resident chefs work daily. Inspiring daily cooked meals served in unique ceramic dishes craft a unique gastronomic journey through Bolivia’s rich biodiversity: the experience is made complete with local wines and a herbal tea station.
To enjoy a magical evening and enjoy unexpected flavors and fine delicacies, is our restaurant “El Mesón”, an elegant and stately place, at the height of a Palace, where all the senses are stimulated. Because we know that not only is what you taste but also what you see, what you touch, what you hear and what you smell, we have created a unique atmosphere that combines the best of the gastronomic tradition of the place and the latest cooking techniques for bring to your table the best gourmet and typical food of the area, without having to leave the hotel.
There’s a spacious bar with a snooker table, and several living areas with large windows where guests can relax, play cards and enjoy a drink, and, at nighttime, look at the stars.
As guests, the portfolio of activities within an hour of the lodge is vast: it ranges from cultural and ethnic excursions to the ancient archaeological site and scared grounds of Alkaya – where ancient mommies can be seen – to high altitude hikes on the nearby Thunupa volcano (5321m), amidst ochre and red coloured earth. Breathtaking.
A daily visit to the quinoa fields or walk to encounter lama farmers amidst their herd are a unique way to understand the local culture – and the dedication needed to fight the extreme climate and make a living out of it. Sunrise hikes followed by a breakfast at the tip on an island surrounded by giant cacti is a unique way to start the day while sunset drives to catch the last rays of light are spectacular every time, especially when comfortably installed with a glass of wine or cocktail prepared on the spot. During the rainy season, the salar turns into a thin lake where one can paddle, canoe out or simply enjoy a photographic session as clouds endlessly reflect on the surface of the water. At night, when the telescope is out, the sky seems to open up and pour stars above one’s head. The salar is a place of endless possibilities.
Some of the endemic wildlife of the altiplano can be spotted near the lodge: flamingos, vicuñas (Kind of local antilope producing the finest wool, surpassing cashmere in quality), viscachas, Andean fox. Giant cacti can be found all around the lodge. TheEchinopsis atacamensis towers up to 10m and blooms in October and November. On your way from Uyuni, you’ll probably stop at the old train cemetery with its dozens of old locomotives and carriages dating back to early 20th century, then to Inca Huasi Island, covered with a forest of giant cacti.
The towering Thunupa volcano right behind Kachi Lodge is another landmark of the salt flats. El Mirador del Thunupa, located at the bottom of the exploded crater is reachable by driving a vertiginous track offering extraordinary views over the salar . When lit by the sun, the face of the moutain turns into a mesmerizing array of colors from bright yellow to dark red. For those who dare, they can bike down the track ’till the village of Tahua.
All experiences are done with your own guide, private car and driver. You will arrange your program with your guide when arriving on the Lodge. It can be modified during your stay, according to your wishes and the weather conditions. Kachi Lodge is constantly extending its program of activities.
The hotel has a dry sauna and a steam room, a saltwater pool and whirlpool baths.