Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest natural mirror that is often seen reflecting the iridescent sun, snow-covered mountains and infinite blanket of clouds. This is the perfect exemplification of land imitating the skies. Tour Salar De Uyuni is exactly the place that would not just offer a visit, but also the experience of a lifetime.
Solar De Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat, sited in Bolivia which has been dubbed as the “heaven on Earth”. It is renowned to be one of the most favorite places for photographers, today. This land is stretched at a height of 3653m (11,985ft) in the Potosi region, near the peak of the Andes. During dry seasons, the salt plains comprise of dry salt, but in the wet seasons, the salt plains are concealed with a thin sheet of water.
The seasonal puddles of salt make one of the most awe-inspiring spectacles on the planet. It is a place of sheer magnificence, since, apart from being the world’s largest salt flat, it is also the biggest reserve of lithium on earth and a paramount place to calibrate satellites. Bolivia Salt Lake Mirror also attributes in producing a whopping 25, 000 tons of salt every year. The salt in Salar de Uyuni is mostly comprised of lithiumchloride(liCl) in contradiction to regular kitchen salt which is sodiumchloride(NaCl)
During the Salar De Uyuni Tours, Visitors get delighted at the vastness of the Uyuni Salt Lake Bolivia and enjoy the shallow pool in winters with every fiber of their being. Many visitors often find themselves short of words when asked to describe the simplicity in the beauty of this nature’s wonder. You will also have an encounter with islands of fossilized coral filled with cacti that adds to the beauty of scenery, Fish Island (Isla Cujiri) and Fishermens Island (Isla Inkawasi), to name a few.
Here, you’ll feel as if you are cuddling the clouds under the never-ending sky. Many a visitor gets the illusion of walking on clouds. In the month of November, Uyuni becomes the breeding ground for different flamingo species. They feed on microbes that stick to the mineral and potassium deposits atop the salt puddles.
Another interesting fact is that the Dakar Rally of 2012 and the upcoming rally of 2014 also lead through Salar de Uyuni.