It is worth to spend a fantastic day to visit one of the most famous salt flats on the planet. Salar de Uyuni will definitely provide you an incredibly natural and cultural experience in Latin America.
Grab the chance to visit one of the most gorgeous attractions on the planet! Salar de Uyuni is located in the central-western region of South America and at an elevation of about 3650 meters above sea level. This is the highest and largest salt desert in the world which is formed by a result of transformations between several prehistoric lakes. Bolivia Salar de Uyuni contains fruitful mineral and natural resources and beauties and becomes one of the favorite places for the travelers in Bolivia with approximately 60,000 people visiting Bolivia Salar de Uyuni per year. In this day tour, you will also be able to visit the train cemetery, the curious Incahuasi island with cactus and a magical sunset. You definitely don’t want to miss the opportunity to visit this rare salt desert. Come to join us to enjoy the beauty of nature!
Duration: 9.5 hours (from 10:30 am to 19:00 pm)
Start location: Hotel or the office in Uyuni
End location: the office in Uyuni
You will be picked up in the morning from your hotel or the office in Uyuni. The first stop is the train cemetery which a historical landscape that marks the Bolivians nation’s modernization process. Later, you will go to Salar to visit the Colchani salt refinery. You will discover more about the extraction and refinery process of the salt. Afterward, you will have the chance to have a look at the eyes of the salt. It contains different big holes in the salt flat where water continually erupt from the underneath of the death lake due to the high pressure. Moreover, you will be able to visit the hotel made out salt which is also the only one allowed inside of the salt. You can spare some time to take pictures of the rooms, salt sculptures and the lobby (Playa Blanca). Your lunch will be served in the hotel.
Later, the trip will lead you to the Island Incahuasi and Millenary giant cactus which are the central point of the salt flats. In the middle of the salt flat, you will discover some unusual hexagons and pentagons formations on the surface. You can have fun by taking pictures with the formations because you will find you are so tiny and funny in the picture! Finally, you can enjoy the sunset on the salt flats that draw a perfect ending for your trip. You will be sent back to Uyuni office and dismissed.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.