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Know More About Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia

WHEN TO GO

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This remarkable place has two distinct seasons. December to April during the rainy season is the perfect time for visitors to witness the Salar’s breathtaking mirror effect. The dry season, which occurs during the months of May to November is when temperatures tend to become cooler, the ground becomes hard and dry, providing the perfect opportunity for travelers to drive across the pale white landscape to places rarely accessible in the rainy season.



HOW TO GET THERE

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Recently completed new access roads have reduced travel time to 8 hours. Choose your bus operator carefully it is advised to always travel with a trusted company, or tour group as accidents can happen. Try to arrive during the early hours of the morning, when the sunrise over the incredible lunar landscape is at its most breathtaking.

TIPS FOR YOUR TRAVELS

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Conditions in this region can appear pretty basic, however, tours in the area are safe and reliable. Travelers must be aware that this is one of the harshest environments for vehicles on the planet and as a result, the occasional issue may occur. The drivers of the tour vehicles are pretty well prepared for breakdowns, so you wouldn’t be stuck for too long.




If you don’t mind a slightly bumpy ride, you are guaranteed to see some of the most incredible landscape on earth.

IS ALTITUDE SICKNESS AN ISSUE

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Nearly 12,000 feet above sea level, altitude sickness is a very real possibility but don’t fear, most people only experience light headaches and slight dizzy sensations which usually pass over a short period of time.

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