Tips from real users who've been to Salar de Uyuni
Top 5 places in the entire world
The Uyuni Salt Flats are among my top 5 places in the entire world, although you could say they're of another world, because from the time you leave the town of Uyuni until when you return four days later you won't stop seeing incredible things like island of cactus in a sea of salt, a highway over a mirror of water, cold geysers, hot geysers, petrified forests, colored lagoons of green, blue, red, yellow and the thousands of flamingos that live there, curious animals like the viscacha, and the imposing sight of active volcanos over 5,000 meters high. In winter, the temperatures can sink to -20 degrees, but you still have to wear sunblock because the reflections off the salt are so strong
Beauty in its purest state
Probably one of the oddest and most spectacular landscapes in the world. An enormous surface of salt glitters beneath the blue sky, creating an immensely beautiful contrast. You can't pass through Bolivia and not go. We took a three-day Land Rover excursion which we hired through one of the agencies in Uyuni after a tough haggle and near-fight. The excursion is a little rough, so I'd suggest asking for the conditions first. It's not your typical honeymoon trip I can assure you that! Sometimes it looks pretty barren, but for those of you who appreciate adventure like us, great then, it's the trip for you!
The biggest salt deserts on earth!
Get lost in the biggest salt deserts on earth. Drive around in a 4x4 over salt, sleep in a salt hotel, see white space until the horizon with cactus islands on it. Visit flamingos and lagoons on the way and take a bath in a hot spring after visiting the geysers - this landscape can't be find anywhere else!
An old,twisted cypress tree taken at the "Magic Hour", with the Grand Canyon as a backdrop.
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- Best Deserts in the World by Chris Pearrow