The Siloli is a desert in southwestern Bolivia, located in the department of Potosi. Administratively, it is located within the municipality of San Pablo de Lípez in the province of Sud Lípez. It is characterized by its rocky formations as a result of the strong winds in the region. The desert is considered one of…
Chuvica is a city located at the gates of the Salar de Uyuni, known for its hotel built entirely of salt.
Colchani is the gateway to the Uyuni salt flat. It has a salt museum visited by many tourists. In the town there are 2 very basic lodgings with lack of sanitary services. There are also several hotels on the shores of the Uyuni salt flat that have all the sanitary services, which are privately owned.
Graveyard of trains
The Train Cemetery is a site of abandoned trains on the edge of the Salar de Uyuni salt flats in Bolivia. It is located southwest of the city of Uyuni, a few kilometers from the city center, and is said to be the largest railway cemetery in the world.
Salvador Dalí Desert
The Salvador Dalí desert or simply Dalí desert is a desert in southwestern Bolivia, located south of the department of Potosí within the Eduardo Abaroa National Andean Fauna Reserve and south of the Chalviri salt flat. It is at an average altitude of 4750 m a.s.l. and covers an area of approximately 110 km². It…
Hotel Jardines de Uyuni
The Jardines de Uyuni, is a new and different hotel with rustic Andean characteristics and with all the comforts of modern hotels; strategically located in the town of Uyuni, the Hotel becomes the gateway to the Salar de Uyuni which is the largest in the world (12,000 km/2 of salt) From this establishment you can…
Hostal of salt “DON CARLOS”
Hostal made almost entirely of salt in the town of Puerto Chuvica.
Isla del Pescado (island of fish)
The Pescado Island is named after the inhabitants of the area, indigenous people of Aymara ethnicity, due to its semi-ellipsoidal profile when viewed from the east or west, which when reflected in the salt when it is flooded, usually in January and February, forms the approximate silhouette of a fish. For the time being, there…
It is one of the main tourist attractions in Bolivia, thanks to the attraction of the Salar de Uyuni, also known in the region as Salar de Tunupa, which is the largest salt desert in the world.1 The island operates a tourist reception center belonging to the community of municipalities of Llica and Tahua, in…
Italia Perdida (lost Italy)
Italia Perdida is a geological formation, located in southwestern Bolivia, in the Nor Lípez Province of the Department of Potosí. The nearest town is the village of Mallcu Villamar. According to legend, the first visitor to these places was an Italian who got lost in the Bolivian desert, failed to find his way back and…