Visit the Uyuni Salt Flat with unforgettable tours

The Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia is a natural wonder that should not be missed. The flats cover an area of over 10,000 square kilometers and are the largest salt flats in the world. These vast, otherworldly expanses of salt and water offer a unique and breathtaking landscape that is unlike anything else on Earth.

Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

One of the best ways to explore the Uyuni Salt Flats is through a guided tour. These tours typically start in the small town of Uyuni, which is the jumping-off point for most excursions. From there, you will be taken on a 4×4 vehicle to the salt flats, where you will have the opportunity to see the various salt pans, lagoons, and islands that make up this incredible natural wonder.

One of the highlights of a tour of the Uyuni Salt Flats is visiting the Incahuasi island, also known as Fish Island. This island is located in the middle of the salt flats and is home to a variety of cacti and other desert plants, as well as a colony of giant cacti that are over 10 meters tall. The island also offers panoramic views of the salt flats, making it a great spot for photography.

Incahuasi island

Another must-see destination on a tour of the Uyuni Salt Flats is the Train Cemetery, located just outside of Uyuni. This eerie and unique site features a collection of abandoned trains that were used during the mining days of the salt flats. It’s an interesting spot to explore and take photos, and a great way to learn about the history of the region.

When planning a trip to the Salar de Uyuni, it is important to keep in mind that the best time to visit is during the dry season, which runs from May to November. During this time, the salt flat is dry and the weather is mild, making it the perfect time to explore this natural wonder. However, many tourists also seek to travel during the rainy season when the salt flat is filled with a layer of water that reflects everything creating a gigantic mirror.

Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

Another thing to take into account is the number of days you have available to visit this incredible destination. In Uyuni, you can find tours of 1, 2, and 3 days starting at a cost of 30$us per person. The 1-day tour includes the most recommended places such as the Train Cemetery and Incahuasi Island so if you only have time for this tour do not miss this opportunity. With the 3-day tour, you get to visit different lagoons and have the opportunity to take a bath in hot springs at 35°C.

Overall, an excursion to the Salar de Uyuni is an unforgettable experience not to be missed. With its vast salt flats, beautiful lagoons and unique islands, this natural wonder offers an otherworldly landscape that is truly breathtaking. You can make your tour reservations with TicketsBolivia on our website.