On having Salted of Uyuni, the tour initiates in the city of Uyuni located to 540 km from La Paz and to an altitude of 3660 meters over sea level.
All the tours options since they exist tours of 1 up to 3 days go out at 10:30 am from this city of the offices or points of concentration of the agency operator.
To know everything Salting one is recommended to take the tour of 3 days that is one of the most finished, with whom you will be able to visit all the tourist destinations like same Salting, the Colored lagoon, the geysers and the Eduardo Avaroa Natural Reserve.
Nevertheless, they exist tours of only one day or of two days for the persons who are not provided with a lot of time and want to know Salting. In both cases you will be able to cover part of salting and enjoying impressive places also.
There exist 3 ways of all coming from La Paz to Uyuni, in local or tourist bus, train and plane with times different from trip that you must bear in mind not to get into troubles.
You can read more in our blog How to get to Uyuni Salar from La Paz by Bus, Train & Plane
It is not obligatory but if very advisable to hire the tour with an agency that knows the route since Salting is not very well signposted and would be very easy to get lost in 10. 500 km of area that occupies salting. Also during the raining season there exist the probabilities of you having left aground or to get lost and finally to be able to cover salting you will need a vehicle 4x4.
He remembers that salting of Uyuni overcomes 3600 msnm therefore the probabilities of suffering from height evil are very high for which we recommend to you to acclimate you one or two days in La Paz and to take a few sheets or coca caramels with you during the trip.
The periods in Salting of Uyuni during the year are divided in two pronounced epochs:
During this epoch salting offers you a sight very similar to a white ocean and that offers you many opportunities to take entertaining photos playing with the optical illusions.
During this epoch the temperatures during the day can come to 16 ° and lower them even-3°C.
When it rains of abundant form, the access, on having salted, can, turn hindered by the water accumulation, and the access to the Island Incahuasi or Isla del Pescado (located in the middle of salting) can close. If this circumstance happens the visit is cancelled to this island, and it is deposited on having salted only up to a sure distance for the passengers and the vehicle.
To visit Salting of Uyuni no vaccine is necessary; nevertheless if then you want to visit some destination inside the Bolivian forest must be vaccinated against the yellow fever.
If you have more questions or want to reserve some of our tours towards this incredible destination remembers that our operators can help you.