Uyuni is the highest and the largest salt desert in the world. It is located southwest of Potosi at an average altitude of 4000m. The Salt fields of Uyuni and Coipasa are unique, with unusual fauna for this region, and such as pink and white flamingos, geese, ducks, coots, etc. Our tours (combination of 4 WD transport and daily hikes) will take us to one of the most impressive landscapes in South America.
The best months for visiting this amazing area are from April to December (winter) when the dryness of the weather allows traveling without dangers. In the rainy season (January to March), we can find muddy bays which can block the vehicles. The icy winds, the low temperatures (-10º C to -15º C) and the fact that drinking water does not exist in this area, make this beautiful place a dangerous one if you venture to cross it without an experienced guide.
- With accommodations in small simple lodges/hotels. These simple lodges/hotels offer twin bed rooms for two people with private facilities/shower (hot water is not always available).
- With accommodations in the comfortable Tayka Hotels. These hotels offer ample comfortable rooms for two people. Rooms have private facilities and shower with hot water. These hotels also have ample, comfortable social areas with a restaurant.