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Salar de Uyuni

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Address: Uyuni, Bolivia
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The world's largest salt plain is a popular and scenic destination for tour...

The world's largest salt plain is a popular and scenic destination for tour groups.

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US$99.00*
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Private Uyuni Salt Flats Night Tour from Uyuni
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US$249.00*
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Private Volcano Tunupa and Uyuni Salt Flats Full-Day Tour from Uyuni
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US$109.00*
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Uyuni Salt Flats Full Day Tour

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We did a three day private tour, covering 1,000 km. Pictures of the salt flats do not do it justice. It is a breathtaking experience. What confounded us is how our driver knew... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did a three day private tour, covering 1,000 km. Pictures of the salt flats do not do it justice. It is a breathtaking experience. What confounded us is how our driver knew where to go without any signs or anything to determine direction considering the land mass of nothing but salt. Do bring sunglasses or you will go 'snowblind'... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I did the 02 day Tour in Uyuni. But I recommend you take the 3 day if you can so that you visit the lagoons and geysers. Try to spend at least 1 night at a salt Hotel, they are pricey but the experience is worth it. Beware of the altitude, very close to 15,000 feet high.......youd better acclimatize before... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

amazing and breathtaking! bring your camera for sure! And shoes that you don't mind getting wet. In the rainy season you will be walking in salt water.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I’m so glad we did our 3 day tour with Tierra Mistica - it was awesome! The tours are very well priced (750Bs incl. transfer to San Pedro) but they’re in Spanish. Everything that’s explained you can check out on Wikipedia so from a backpacker’s perspective it was worth it saving a couple of bucks this way.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Salar de Uyuni is a spectacular spot. We took a 2 day trip and enjoyed a sunset, sunrise, and trip to one of the islands. Luckily, it had rained, so we were fortunate enough to see the flats both dry and wet, which makes for amazing pictures. Hidalgo tours were good and I'd highly recommend staying at the Palacio... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The desert is vast and mind blowing, 12000sq km, 10m deep at its deepest. It is best to go just after it has rained for the mirror effect, but even without, it is amazing. Remember your sun glasses!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Salar de Uyuni was the highlight of our Bolivia trip! It's absolutely beautiful and a must-see. The infrastructure in the Uyuni area is not like in a 1st world country but the scenery makes up for it. We went there last December and booked over the internet with Ruta Verde Tours and we can thoroughly recommend them!! Everything went... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Which company to choose.... My partner and I spent nearly 7 hours walking in and out of the hundreds of tour operators offering trips in Uyuni, going to Internet cafes and looking at the reviews of the companies we had just visited. 95% of the companies have horrible reviews which made picking one an absolutely daunting process. I thought I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thankfully, I saw the Sky Mirror effect. Otherwise, it would have been a wasted trip. This place is incredibly hard to go to. It's not like it's a 5 minutes walk from my house.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently went on the 3 day 2 night tour from San Pedro to Uyuni with my boyfriend. We spent many hours online researching tour operators and also wandering the main street in San Pedro going into different ones. The reviews were so mixed and whenever we found a good one about an operator there was a bad one to... More 

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