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Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni

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Perched atop a plateau 3,653 m (11,985 ft) above the sea, Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flats, simply boggle the mind. Dry, baked salt covers much of the plateau, while seasonal pools of water and rainbow-colored mineral lakes add to the bizarre scenery. Photographers feel like they've landed in heaven, with amazing photo opportunities at every turn. It's not just for serious photographers, either--the vast expanses of flat, white ground allow you to take perspective-bending photographs. Play Godzilla, crushing your friends under your giant boot, or pretend to be a parrot clutching on to your mate's shoulder. To visit Salar de Uyuni on your holiday in Uyuni, and find out what else Uyuni has to offer, use our Uyuni vacation route planner.
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  • Went with my wife for a totally different type of vacation to San Pedro de Atacama - Uyuni - San Pedro de Atacama tour. First, let me say this is some of the most remote and awesome places on earth. O...  more »
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  • One of the best tours that you can do in Bolivia, acoenselho to buy the tour ticket own Uyuni because it can negotiate the value in the Act. Very amazing, however I recommend you take heavy Sweatshirt for cold, can make -8° c to 10° c. Varies greatly. Is very worthwhile. 6 people per Jeep, on average 60 that are running around here. 360 people/day. I highly recommend!
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Where to stay in Uyuni

Accommodations seem to occupy nearly every other building in Uyuni. Where you stay is of little importance, as the town can be traversed on foot in a matter of minutes. You won't find large luxury hotels here, but you can choose between a range of comfortable inns and guesthouses. Reserve your room in advance, as competition for good rooms can be stiff during high season.
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