Uyuni Salt flats

The Home of Clouds

Our Uyuni salt flat tour will take you to discover the Bolivian high-planes multicolored lagoons, spot flamingos, the imposing Licancabur volcano, the Dalí Desert, and many other natural wonders.

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FAQ

How many days do I need to explore the salt flat?

It is recommended to make explorations of 2 or 3 nights to see the most important attractions.

Do I have to go on a tour?

It is highly recommended, as there are no signs and it is very easy to get lost.

What is the weather like in Uyuni?

In summer the maximum temperatures reach 37°C and the minimum -6°C. In winter the maximum temperatures can reach 20°C and the minimum -20°C. The rains are usually in summer. The climate is dry and there is a lot of daily thermal amplitude.

What is the economic importance of this place?

It is estimated that the Salar de Uyuni has ten billion tons of salt, of which twenty-five thousand tons are extracted each year, and it is estimated that in the Salar de Uyuni there are twenty-one million tons of lithium, which makes it the world’s largest reserve of this mineral.

Are there flamingos in Uyuni?

The Uyuni salt flat is the breeding place of three species of South American flamingos: the Chilean, James and Andean, and depending on the time of the year it is possible to see them.