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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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Private Uyuni Salt Flats Night Tour from Uyuni
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Private Volcano Tunupa and Uyuni Salt Flats Full-Day Tour from Uyuni
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Uyuni Salt Flats Full Day Tour

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The only reason you will be in this area.

If you have made it to Uyuni, then the only reason you will be here is to see the salt flats which are worth the visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have made it to Uyuni, then the only reason you will be here is to see the salt flats which are worth the visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The salar is great, so it mostly boils down to choosing your tour. I went with Perla de Bolivia (booked via Kanoo Tours) because they're newer and had some good reviews. Food was good, driver was safe, sleeping bags were provided, guide spoke excellent English, and we saw sunset on the salar. We only had five tourists, so a bit... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Uyuni Salar is a nice place to visit but highly different from what you might expect from photos. It is needed an special time of the year when it has rained recently so that you get the mirror effect, which is actually given by the water, but not too much so that cars can get inside and you can visit... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Be careful by booking Thiago Tours (3-day-tour)! We chose them cause they promised heating and sleeping bags in the 2nd night (-3 degrees) and "excellent food". Food was low quality South American standard. When we arrived at the 2nd night accommodation the heating house was already occupied and their was not even one sleeping bag. On return we complained and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Desert of Salt, a Huge extension of Salt an amazing place to visit,where the land meets the sky,specially in the raining season. We did our way by bus from La Paz until Uyuni,and then booked a 1 night trip at one tour operator in town, for 900 bolivianos, including the jeep,sharing with another 5 people.The food for the 2... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had heard good things about Red Planet but they didn't do it justice. The extra $ I paid for a English guide and the company was worth it. Our group had a guide called Marcus who was unreal, funny and spoke excellent English, the food was quality and they also stop at the hot springs on the second night.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If one is coming to this remote place in the Bolivian highlands it is probably for the salts flats or salar de Uyuni. They are totally immense and playing with the perspectives one can really take some amazing photos. The best time of the year to come is supposed to Jan/feb during the rainy season.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Melissa and I just want to thank Ruta Verde Tours for the amazing 3 days discovering the Bolivian landscape between Uyuni and the border with Chile. The entire 3 days were perfectly planned and executed by the guys to allow us to experience, enjoy and marvel at all the locations we were taken to, be it at an extremely comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Salar is a great experience, to who love the nature and the different offered landscapes. But, and there's a big one, there's two ways to arrive there: from Chile (San Pedro de Atacama) and from Uyuni (Bolivia). The first option is not for everyone, it's an expedition where trough 3-4 days you will see amazing nature, but sleeping in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The salt flats were a highlight of our round the world trip so far, not to be missed. We chose to do the one day tour and got to see all the highlights which were amazing. It's like nothing else I've ever seen. By doing the one day tour we missed seeing the lagoons but we thought it was still... More 

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