Uyuni Salt Flats reopen: all the tours you can do

Couple with a bike in the Uyuni Salt Flats

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Hello, hello, how are you? We bring you great news, it’s incredible and magnificent. Let’s not beat around the bush, here it comes: the tours to the Uyuni Salt Flats are now available in full! In case you didn’t know, because of the extraordinary situation due to the COVID we are living, the Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve was not accessible, but now it is!

And after this incredible confession comes the less good part, and that is that the border with Chile is not open, so the tours that start and end in San Pedro de Atacama cannot be done (for the moment).

Don’t get down, that’s not the intention. You have many options to visit the Uyuni Salt Flats from Uyuni, so do not think twice that everything is ready so that, after this break, you know with illusion the largest salt desert in the world. We remind you of the tours to the Uyuni Salt Flats that you can do!

Uyuni Salt Flats 3 days

Touring the Uyuni Salt Flats in 3 days is the most requested option by travelers and for a reason. The tour starts in Uyuni and on the first day alone you will visit the Train Cemetery, the Salt Museum, the Incahuasi Island, and the Uyuni Salt Flat itself at sunset. And then the rest of the days? There is still a lot to see!

Locomotive in the Train Cemetery in Uyuni Salt Flats

The altiplanic lagoons, the Laguna Colorada inhabited by 3 species of flamingos, and the Siloli Desert in the Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve, but we continue. The geyser field ‘Sol de la Mañana’ will surprise you with its fumaroles and even a small crater with volcanic lava.

And then, as we know you’re in the mood for a dip, we’ll take you to the warm waters of the Polques hot springs. Finally, here’s some advice: don’t miss this unforgettable adventure in the Uyuni Salt Flats.

Premium Private 3 days

If what you want is a private tour, your wishes are our command. We present the 3-day Uyuni Premium Private Tour that will allow you to have greater flexibility of schedules and not depend on the times established for the group. And, as if that were not enough, you will also sleep in 3-star hotels, although they are few in comparison to all the ones you can see in the sky.

Uyuni Salt Flats 2 days

It is possible to tour the Uyuni Salt Flats in 2 days and discover its immensity in private or with a small group, you choose. The first day is the same as the 3 days tour, it includes the sunset in the Uyuni desert, yes.

The second day of the tour begins with the Valley of Rocks where you can discover curious rock formations, of course. And then? The altiplanic lagoons, could not be missed. Before finishing the 2-day trip to the Uyuni Salt Flats you will visit the Church of San Cristobal, do you feel like it?

Flamingos in Laguna Colorada Uyuni

Uyuni Salt Flats 1 day

You love the idea of visiting the Uyuni Salt Flats, but you have many things pending, the days are flying by and you don’t have 3 days, not even 2 to make the most original photos in Uyuni for your feed of Instagram. Don’t worry because we have the solution, what is it? Visit the Uyuni Salt Flats in 1 day.

Uyuni Sunrise Private Tour

Do you want to have a great starting day? Well, the Uyuni Salt Flats give it to you, you just have to be on time, so as not to miss any detail. And punctual means leaving the accommodation at 3:30 am, but knowing what the reward is, we wouldn’t think too much about it. Set your alarm clock and don’t be lazy to see the sunrise in the Uyuni Salt Flats!

Woman in the backlight in Uyuni Salar sunrise

Uyuni Sunset Private Tour

If you get stuck to the sheets, don’t blame yourself and regret that we all make mistakes. You can try again to see an incredible landscape in Uyuni at sunset, we say try because it’s siesta time, and looking at your track record… Just kidding! We have full confidence in you.

Lights and shadows created by the sunset

We ask that you please don’t make us decide whether to see the sunset or sunrise in Uyuni. The colors of the morning are captivating and those of the afternoon, too. So you will have to choose based on other particularities because both options are incredible.

And so far all the tours to the Uyuni Salt Flats that we can offer you from Uyuni, of course. You will hear from us when the tours from San Pedro de Atacama become available again, but for the moment we’ll let you enjoy and assimilate this great news. It’s time to get to know the Uyuni Salt Flats in full! Do you agree?


Journalist, nomad and adventurer. Paula would never say no to a camping trip and is an expert in setting up a tent in less than 10 seconds.

Besides that, she loves to dance and maybe that's why she loves Latin America so much. One of her best trips was to Argentina, but she has many more destinations behind her, which she talks about in this blog.

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