8 things to know before your Bolivian salt flats visit to Uyuni

This is because the Salar de Uyuni is one of the most famous tourist spots in Bolivia! I recently took a 3 day tour of the Bolivian salt marshes in South America 

The Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt plain in the world, we will eliminate that from the start. “The place where heaven meets earth,” they say.

Yeah guys, these people weren’t exaggerating, it’s otherworldly beauty! 8 things to know before taking a Bolivian salt tour in Uyuni Mirror Bolivia Salar de Uyuni

The best time to go really depends on your preference for what you want to see. Most people say it’s best to go from May to November when the weather is mild

The rainy season runs from January to April. The rain will create this beautiful mirror effect, an incredible image of infinity.

I went in January and although most of the Uyuni salt flats are dry, we found a spot that allowed us to see the reflections. So I had a 2 in 1 experience!

Note that a tour from Uyuni is a very standardized tour. Everyone will be offering the exact same itinerary. They will try to increase the value of the tour

We stayed in a salt hotel on the first day (the hot bath was an additional 10 Bob’s pay) and in a beautiful shelter (over 4000m above sea level!) On the second evening,

The salt hotel in Bolivia was very good – the tables, the chairs, the beds – everything was made entirely of salt. Even the building itself was made of salt bricks!