Salar de Uyuni

Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat. A salt flat or salt pan is an area of ground covered with salt and other minerals. Salar de Uyuni is huge. It is over 10,000 square kilometers. It is located in southwest Bolivia. It is 3,656 meters above sea level. The whole area is almost all flat. There are a few ‘islands’, but the rest is completely flat. It is unlike any other place on earth. People who visit Salar de Uyuni say it is the most beautiful place in the world. Probably the best way to see it is to take a 4×4 car with a guide across the salt flat.

 

Usually, these tours involve a one night stay. You can even stay in a salt hotel. That’s right, there some hotels made out of salt. In these hotels, everything is made out of salt blocks. If you don’t want to stay in a salt hotel, you can still visit one. The hotels let you look around them during the day for a small fee. If you are lucky enough to visit Salar de Uyuni, you are sure to have an amazing time.



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