ONE DAY TOUR
From RED PLANET EXPEDITION office the tour leaves at 10:30 am. In a Toyota land cruiser 4×4 drive.
Along the tour the first thing to visit is the trains graveyard, where you, ll see the first locomotives in Bolivia. afterwards you go to the small village of Colchani (salt miners workshop next to the salt flats) to see the factories and the rustic way of table salt production…… after this you will be taken to the great salt flat of Uyuni (salar de uyuni) where you first will see the salt mining and the piles of salt (pyramids of salt) after this you go to see the eyes of the salt ( big holes in the salt flat where the water from underneath of this death lake still comes out by high pressure) later you go straight to the hotel made out salt (the only hotel allowed inside of the salt flats) where you take you time for pictures taking a look of the rooms, salt sculptures and the lobby of the hotel (Playa Blanca) and having Lunch in the same place…….. after lunch you will go forward to the central point of the salt which is the Inca Wasy island (fish island) where you see the giant cactus and the Rocks formations of Coral petrified ………
There will be always time to stop in the middle of the salt to see the unusual formations in the salt flat that look like (hexagons and pentagons) on the surface of it…….
And some thing that you definitely have to do here are the pictures with the huge perspective (where people looks so tiny and funny). After some fun you go north way and get close to the big Volcano Thunupa (5434 m.a.s.l.) to get some pictures from the distance… later you will return back to Uyuni to stay back in the town at 6:30 pm. After you enjoyed the most fantastic sunset in the big salar of Uyuni (unique that big over the world)
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