SALAR DE UYUNI
Salar de Uyuni & South Circuit
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It is very close to the town of Uyuni, with trains and more than 100 wagons dating back to the 19th century. they are open to the public so they can climb on them and take interesting pictures. Skeletons of locomotives and wagons scattered on the ground of the altiplano, Today the rust discolors the worn pieces of hope in what is known as the Cemetery of Forgotten Trains.
Uyuni Salt Flat
It is the largest continuous high salt desert in the world, with an area of 10,582 km² or 4,085 square miles). It is located at about 3650 meters above sea level in the southwest of Bolivia in the province of Daniel Campos in the department of Potosí, within the altiplanic region of the Andes mountain range.
The Salar de Uyuni is the largest lithium reserve in the world with 50-70% of the world’s lithium, and also has significant amounts of potassium, boron and magnesium.
Bolivian island located in the central part of the Salar de Uyuni, completely due to the immense extension of salt from the Salar de Uyuni, its relief is steep. In it there is a large number of giant cacti (Echinopsis atacamensis) that can reach more than 10 meters in height. It has an area of approx. 0.2434 km², Length 0.8 km Maximum width 0.45 km Highest point 3,822 meters above sea level Distance to land 14.5 km.
It is a breeding ground for Andean flamingos, migratory birds that number in the thousands because of its rich minerals. It is located within the EDUARDO AVAROA Bolivia National Reserve of Andean Fauna and Flora, in the Potosí highlands. It has maximum dimensions of 10.7 km long by 9.6 km wide with an area of 54 km² and an average depth of 35 cm.
Located 50 km south of Laguna Colorada, this is the highest sector in the region. At an altitude of 5000 m.a.s.l., the place is characterized by the presence of craters that produce constant volcanic activity, with boiling lava and fumaroles that give off sulfur gases. and wells that produce vertical emissions of water vapor normally reach heights of 10 to 50 mTS and, exceptionally, from 80 to almost 200 meters in height.
- Includes 3 lunches.
- Includes 2 dinners.
- Includes 2 breakfasts.
- Transport 4×4 (6 people) TOYATA LAND CRUISER.
- Includes pick up from Uyuni bus station.
- Includes Oxygen Balloon.
- Includes spanish guide/driver.
- Includes two nights Hostel (double, triple, matrimonial accommodation).
- Includes photo and video section.
- Biosafety kits.
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