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Uyuni Salt Flats Sunrise Tour

Tour to the Uyuni Salt Flats in 4x4 under the stars and the sunrise

1 day
Starts: From your accommodation in Uyuni at 03:30 a.m.
Ends: To the center of Uyuni at 07:00 a.m.
Free cancellation!


Enjoy the Uyuni Salt Flats Sunrise Tour and an unforgettable morning under the stars and the first rays of sun with this 4x4 tour. Live this experience in Uyuni in the most comfortable and safe way possible. They will pick us up at the door of our hotel and take us back at the end of the tour. In addition, a hot tea will be waiting for us during the tour so we can enjoy it in the heart of the Uyuni Salt Flats.

The most incredible sunrise in Bolivia is waiting for you and we will take you to see it 🙂. Read on, and we will tell you how your morning in the Uyuni Salt Flats will be:

Tour details


  • Transportation in 4X4 (Toyota Land Cruiser or similar)
  • Expert driver in the area
  • Water boots
  • Hot tea

Not included

  • Meals
  • Guide

Important information

It is very important to acclimatize to the altitude before starting the tour, as the tour passes through high-altitude areas.

The Uyuni Salt Flat Sunrise tour includes pick-up at your accommodation in Uyuni. If you select the private tour, at the end of the tour, you will be able to choose where you want the 4x4 to drop you off: at the Uyuni airport, at the bus station, or back to your accommodation in Uyuni. Remember to indicate your preferred location on the booking form so that we can coordinate it with your guide.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! You can cancel this tour and you'll receive 100% refund of the amount paid if you cancel more than 48 hours in advance. After this time, or in case you do not show up, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Uyuni Salt Flats Sunrise Tour

03:30 A.M.

Pick-up in Uyuni

Don't forget to set your alarm, because today is an early start! The Uyuni Salt Flats Sunrise tour is waiting for us 🤩 The guide will pick us up at our accommodation in Uyuni at 3:30 in the morning. Dress warmly and don't forget your camera. Waterproof boots will be provided by the guide. We will get into the 4x4 vehicle and head towards the Uyuni Salt Flats, the largest salt desert in the world.

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Uyuni Salt Flats Sunrise

We will enter the more than 10,000 square kilometers that form the Uyuni Salt Flats and cross its famous Salt Eyes under the stars. Until we reach the most awaited moment: the sunrise in the Uyuni Salt Flats. The guide will look for the perfect location so you can enjoy the exact moment when the sun begins to appear behind the horizon. What are you waiting for? Get your camera out!

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Enjoying the scenery at sunrise

We will get off the 4x4 vehicle and with the help of the guide we will put on our wellington boots. Whether you travel to Uyuni in the rainy season (mid-December to mid-March) or not; stepping on the Uyuni Salt Flats in good waders will make you enjoy this experience in the most comfortable and safest way. And now, just relax and enjoy this unique sunrise. If you need it, do not hesitate and ask your guide how to take the best snapshots of the sunrise in the Uyuni Salt Flats. He knows them all, and will be happy to help you return home with the best pictures.

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07:00 A.M.

Return to Uyuni

The morning in the Uyuni Salt Flats will come to an end, but not before tasting a good hot tea of the area. The guide will prepare this delicious and hot drink right there so that we can enjoy it in front of a dreamlike view. After warming up, we will get back into the 4x4 that will take us back to Uyuni. And now, after enjoying this unforgettable Uyuni Salt Flats Sunrise Tour, what will be the next stop on your trip to Bolivia?

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What to bring to Uyuni Salt Flats Sunrise Tour

  • Passport
  • Warm clothing
  • Raincoat
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Camera

Where does the tour Uyuni Salt Flats Sunrise Tour start

✈ If you are planning to arrive from La Paz you can fly directly to Uyuni, check the current options.

🚌 If you plan to travel to Uyuni by land you should take a bus. We recommend taking the night bus which departs La Paz at 8 p.m. with the company Bus Titicaca or Bus Cisne. Upon arrival, you will have time for breakfast before starting the tour.

*If you arrive in Uyuni on the same day as the tour starts, we offer you a free transfer from the bus station or airport to Uyuni. If you arrive in Uyuni before the day the tour starts, your pickup point will be your accommodation in Uyuni.

Questions & Answers

  • It is cold during the tour?

    From April to September temperatures are really low, during the day around 10ºC (50 ºF), but during the night the go down to -5ºC (23 ºF). The months of June, July and August are really cold. From October to March, the temperatures are more warm, during the day they can rise to 20ºC (68 ºF), during the night they get down to 5ºC (41 ºF).
  • When can we see the mirror effect?

    The mirror effect is produced during the rainy season (January, February, and March). It is a phenomenon also known as "reflections, it makes the sky reflect in the flooded salt flats.
  • How can I avoid altitude sickness?

    Due to the altitude of the Salar is possible to have altitude illness, a big amount of travelers arrive from La Paz so their bodies are used to the altitude, but anyway we recommend drinking a lot of water, eat lightly, stave off alcoholic drinks and if you think you will need it, having with you pills for this illness.
  • Does the driver speak english? Will the driver give us explanations and help us take pictures?

    The driver speaks a basic english. During the stops of the tour they'll give us some information about the visited area, even though you cannot expect a fully guided service. They will gladly help you take some pictures, though :)
  • In which hotels is pick-up not included?

    The hotels Hotel Palacio de Sal, Hotel Luna Salada, Hotel Cristal Samaña and Hotel Sumaj Rijcharij do not include pick up. We offer two options, free pick up when the tour passes through the area (after visiting the train cemetery and Colchani) or the extra that includes pick up and transfer to Uyuni to start from the beginning with the whole group.

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