THE AMAZING SALT FLATS OF BOLIVIA
Enjoy the beautiful sunset at the biggest salt flats in the world. Look over the peaks of the Andes and take a bathe in the warm water lakes near the many geysers.
One of the most beautiful and unique places of the world is Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, just 45 minutes drive from the town of Uyuni. With its 10,000 square kilometers Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world. As far as your eyes can reach… its SALT!
Salar de Uyuni is a huge expanse of salt flats and is the largest and highest salt lake (plateau) and is one of the most astonishing and spectacular landscapes in the world. If you ever want to visit Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni is the place to go. Salar de Uyuni is one of those amazing places you’ll have to see before you die! Salar de Uyuni (also named Salar de Tunupa) is not only a large plateau of salt, but it is also a piece of untouched nature. There are over 30 islands in the middle of this Salt Dessert where you will be able to see animals like Vizcachas, Flamingos, Culpeos, Andeas Gooses and Lamas and there are beautiful steaming geysers.
Salar de Uyuni is located in the Potosi and Oruro departments of Bolivia, not far away from the Andes. Did you know that Salar de Uyuni is covered by a few meters of salt? The salt is over 11 meters thick in the centre. If we ever encounter a shortage of lithium; Sallar de Unuyi contains about 60% of the world’s reserves of lithium! But who cares… Nobody will ever touch this amazing peace of nature for that…I hope….