Isla Incahuasi

In the heart of the Salar de Uyuni salt flats lies Isla Incahuasi, one of the main attractions for most visitors. The name, which means “house of the Inca” in the native language of Quechua, highlights the importance of the island to the Incans. Years ago, before the invention of jeeps, local people would use […]

August 20, 2018 by salardeuyuni

Train Graveyard

On the deserted outskirts of the small, dusty town of Uyuni is the ‘Cementerio de Trenes’ or Great Train Graveyard. This train graveyard is a fascinating beginning to one of the most extraordinary tours you will ever embark on. The cemetery is marked only by a small sign that explains very little about the site. […]

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How to Get to Salar de Uyuni From Argentina

Most people traveling from Argentina to Bolivia leave from Salta but unfortunately, there are no direct buses from here or any other major cities in Argentina to Uyuni. Though taking the route from Salta to Uyuni is not the most common way to see the Salar de Uyuni Bolivian Salt Flats, it can be a […]

August 13, 2018 by Danny

How to Get to Salar de Uyuni From Chile

It’s no secret that crossing any border and changing buses can be a logistical nightmare. There have been numerous disaster stories from people who’ve insisted on trying to travel by public bus from Chile to Uyuni for their Salar de Uyuni tour. While you might save a little money, the extra hassle involved can really […]

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How to Get to Salar de Uyuni From Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni is an absolute must-see for all travelers to Bolivia and it’s quiet easy to get there. Whether you’re traveling from La Paz or arriving from another part of the country, it’s possible to find transportation to Uyuni from most major cities across Bolivia. However, the majority of travelers will be traveling from […]

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