Your Guide To Navigating The Salar de Uyuni

Salar de Uyuni is one of the most striking natural sites in the world. Formed more than 40,000 years ago, the salt flats expand across 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi) in Bolivia at an altitude of 3,656 meters (11,995 ft) above sea level. Amid wide-stretching plains of salt, Salar…

Salt flats and silver: 12 days in the Bolivian Highlands

Introducing Bolivia Packed with extreme landscapes and diverse cultural heritage, Bolivia is becoming an increasingly popular destination for more adventurous travelers. With altitudes ranging from slightly above sea level to over 20,000 feet, the landlocked country has a variety of climates that make for an amazing trip where one can…

Our Man in La Paz: James Brunker

Aracari Travel. Discovering Bolivia At Aracari, we are not just known for our expertise on travel in Peru; we have been arranging luxury trips to Bolivia for years now, and it is a destination that we highly recommend to those with a sense of adventure and a love of nature and culture….

More Photos from Gaston Ugalde

Bolivian Gaston Ugalde is considered one of the most important contemporary artists, and is famous for his photography and installation work, specifically those shot at the Salar de Uyuni salt flats in Southern Bolivia.  In our previous post on March 12th (The Salar de Uyuni: a blank canvas for the…

Trip Report: Desert, Lagoons and the Salar de Uyuni

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Peru trip report by Marisol Mosquera I have been to the Salar de Uyuni  and Desert + Lagoons area twice before, but it had been a while since I last visited. Since then there have been some improvements to the infrastructure, which makes the visit easier and expands the itinerary…

These fantastic photographs of the Salar de Uyuni salt flats in southern Bolivia were taken by Bolivian contemporary artist Gaston Ugalde, and we’re enamoured with them as the Salar is one of our favourite destinations that we offer in Bolivia. Perhaps the most spectacular and bewildering natural attraction on the entire…