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Salar de Uyuni Holidays

The Salar de Uyuni salt flats, south of the town of Uyuni, are part of the Altiplano that reaches from Bolivia across into northern Chile, and are the largest in the world.

At over 12,000 sq km, this breathtaking and unusual landscape high up in the Andes is truly spectacular. Sunglasses and sun cream are essential as you journey by four-wheel drive across a blinding white salt crust, bordered by azure blue skies and small islands dotted with giant cacti, to great expanses of red desert, where mineral rich and vividly coloured lakes support flocks of rare James’ flamingos.

Getting to Salar de Uyuni

Within Bolivia the most popular ways of reaching the Salt Flats are either by flying from La Paz down to Uyuni or travelling overland from Sucre, one of Bolivia's most charming cities with a stop en route in Potosi. The Salar de Uyuni can also be reached overland from San Pedro de Atacama in northern Chile, which is an incredible journey through a world of clear blue skies, smouldering volcanoes, snow-capped mountain peaks and brightly coloured lakes. 

See photos of the Salar de Uyuni on the Rainbow Tours blog

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Total Holidays: 3      
Uyuni Salt Flats by Luxury Airstream Camper
  • Adventure
From £2895 per person
3 day holiday
Flights included
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Bolivia's Airstream Campers offer a unique way to experience the world's largest Salt Lake, the Salar de Uyuni. These shiny...
Peru & Bolivia Highlights
  • Culture & History
From £4975 per person
16 day holiday
Flights included
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Peru     Bolivia
See the magnificent Inca ruins at Machu Picchu before enjoying the highlights of Bolivia on this 16-day, high altitude itinerary. By way of contrast this trip stays on the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca.
Ultimate Stargazing Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Culture & History
From £5230 per person
14 day holiday
Flights included
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Chile     Bolivia
Our Chile and Bolivia Adventure takes you to some of South America’s most breathtaking and mesmerizing desert scenery. Explore the Atacama Desert before travelling overland across the Altiplano to Bolivia's famous Salar de Uyuni, and then on to the shores of Lake Titicaca via La Paz.
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