Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat, located in Bolivia. Photographers flock here to capture the unique landscape. It is often visited as part of a 3 or 4 day tour of South West Bolivia
Salar de Uyuni comprises over 12,000 sq km in the Potosi region. The salt is over 10 meters thick in the center. In the dry season, the salt planes are a completely flat expanse of dry salt, but in the wet season, it is covered with a thin sheet of water that is still drivable. The standard tour heads south toward the southwest corner of Bolivia, by many fluorescent-colored lakes that are created from a collection of different minerals from runoff from the surrounding mountains.
The region south of the Department of Potosi, is constituted in a singular area of interest as much as the scenic point of view like ecological, for whom wish to enjoy of the manifested nature in very particular forms, some of them unique in gender.
The route comprehends the visit places located in different Eco-regions of the Andean area the Uyuni Salt Flats , main attractions where you can appreciate the sea of salt, one of the most extensive in the world. In the area the visit the Thunupa Volcano and towns like Tahua, Coqueza, Jirira and others. To the center of the Uyuni Salt Flats the Incahuasi Island ( Isla Pescado) with giant cactuses pretty old ones, and to the south you can find various lagoons of different colours like the Colorada, Verde, Celeste the ones that owe there name to the mineral sediments of the colours. These sites are inside the Eduardo Avaroa National Andean Fauna Park.
Check the guys' voices!! it's so high up there they lack oxigen!!!