Of course, is the home of the most extensive salt flats in the world. You can fly from La Paz, but this is generally expensive. Many people head South to Sucre and Potosi on the way to Uyuni, to break up the journey or others prefer the "lavadora" night bus, meaning the "washing machine", due to the dramatic bounciness of the journey and the road that will take you there! The Salt flats resemble being on the surface of the moon in dry season and gigantic mirrors in the wet season.
The salt flats are incredible; in fact, there is nothing else like them on the planet! Octagonal, moon landscapes in winter and glassy mirrors in summer, the perspective of scale is non-existent in this part of the world. They are the home of the train cemetery and the gateway to the Eduardo Avaroa national park, home of coloured lakes, volcanoes, thermal springs and pink flamingos!
The Eduardo Avaroa national park is a high altiplano desert which borders Chile and the Atacama desert. This extreme part of the wold is home to Bolivias Salta flats, stunning coloured lagoons and a lot of desert! This a national reserve home to wild vicuñas, geysers and volcanos which add to the incredible ambience in this remote region!
The Dahli desert is found within the Eduardo Avaroa National reserve. It gets its name because the incredible rock formations such as the stone tree, in the middle of this remote, altiplanic desert. Reminiscent of a salvador Dahli painting, hence the name! Nature is at her artistic best in this high altitude desert plain!