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Salar de Uyuni

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The world's largest salt plain is a popular and scenic destination for tour groups.
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Uyuni, Bolivia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The Salar De Uyuni or Uyuni Salt Flats are the largest salt flat in the world and for many people, the highlight of any visit to Bolivia. There are many ways to visit them and for mine the best is as part of a 3...More

20  Thank RowanH336
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Yes the views are impressive, but you need to rely on the people of Uyuni in order to get here. En masse they are incapable of a days work, and so advice is to plan a few extra days in case they protest/block roads. But...More

11  Thank Littlemammiesboy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Its a freak of nature thats pretty and unique. You dont get to see places like this in every city or you travel to. Its an underrated gem in Bolivia that needs thought consideration and appreciation. At times you feel like seeing the sky at...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of my favourites in the world! Absolute must see... Salt. Salt everywhere. And water if you're there the right time which gives endless reflection of the sky. Like you are hanged in space. Just go there.

1  Thank Minik75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Salar de Uyuni, or Uyuni Salt Flats, in southwest Bolivia, is the world’s largest salt flat. At 11,000 sqkm it is larger than Lake Titicaca. A stunningly bright, white "desert", salt rock formations and even constructions made out of salt - hotels, houses, restaurants. It's...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say other than if you are going here, there is no way you can miss this! I would, however, try to get here at sunset. We initially were set up to get here in the daytime and sunset is the best pictures,...More

Thank jncd2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is really worth all the effort that it takes to come to that place. We did a 1 day tour with the company Expéditions Perla de Bolivia and loved it.

1  Thank webbin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is incredible!! Like being on another planet. It's also absolutely massive and takes a few days to explore. definitely well worth it to make the trip out to the salt flats.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Salar de Uyuni is awesome!!!! Very very big!! We have ridden our motorcycle for almost an hour and we were not able to get the center of it. We were amazed!

1  Thank Wilson N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my 3 weeks trip to 4 countries (Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina), this is my 2nd most favourite place (behind Torres del Paine, Chile). It was an amazing surreal feeling to drive on the salt flat. The whiteness of the salt is unbelievable, the...More

2  Thank ntpmichiru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really amazing place! this is a must-do on a trip to bolivia, just a stunning sight to behold. make sure to do the full multi-day tour to get the whole experience.

Thank marionaajones
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our bucket list we were lucky enough to spend 3D/2N touring through the region including the salt flat visit. The expanse of the saltflat and the pure white surface in the middle are an amazing experience they are definitely worth visiting. I would recommend...More

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Tonmilv
18 October 2018|
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Response from 89louism | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, We've been there twice. Once in the month of July and once in December. May through July is winter for them and it gets a little cold at nights only. During the day is nice and warm, but at nights it gets very... More
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Yolani B
12 September 2018|
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Response from Hans Z | Reviewed this property |
I was there March 22 and was told it was the End of the rainy season. There was still water on the salt flat, which is important to get the mirror effect. I think April is also a good time to travel, but some areas may have... More
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Yolani B
12 September 2018|
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Response from SarahinMelbourne | Reviewed this property |
The rainy season is traditionally December to March. It depends on how much rain has fallen in the previous months, but it is likely there salt flat will be wet in April.
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