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Siloli Desert

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Address: Uyuni, Bolivia
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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This whole region was very good to travel thru . Many lagoons , stone formations , volcanoes and mountains .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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171 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This whole region was very good to travel thru . Many lagoons , stone formations , volcanoes and mountains .

Prague, Czech Republic
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

While the Siloli Desert is famous for its unusual rock formations, the real attraction is the stunning scenery with its huge open spaces, beautiful lagoons and spectacular Andean peaks. The journey from from San Pedro de Atacama across the Siloli to Uyuni is one of the most remarkable in the world. Get there in a 4x4 with a good guide... More 

Thank Alan W
Hiroshima, Japan
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21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017

You can reach here with Atacama tour and this place is very interesting. Be careful with the high altitude disease though. Recommend to reach here with people as it's a good place to take pictures!

Thank KOHARU2985
New Hyde Park, New York
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216 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The rock formations of the Siloli desert are very photogenic. The best time would be late afternoon. The most famous rock formation is the "tree rock" but the other formations are fun to walk thru.

Thank PGIT
College Park, Maryland
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31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Very photogenic place. Instead of the cliche poses, try to do something funny instead. You will like those pictures better. This place provides the perfect setting for some meditation, imo.

Thank lonesometraveler2014
New Jersey, USA
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is definitely an awesome high-altitude dessert. What a great experience! We greatly enjoyed the views. A good tour guide will be able to provide some really good information about this part of Bolivia. I got thoroughly sun and wind burned up there and came home with blisters all over my lips so stay well hydrated, wear sunscreen and be... More 

Thank JandKNewJersey_USA
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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274 reviews
193 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

You will pass this desert on the Uyuni tour. The colours are so beautiful! And the form of the mountains too! The view is amazing and changes every minute. Really a great experience.

Thank François V
London, United Kingdom
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78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This was very surreal. Surrounded by sand and mountains as far as the eye could see there were so many formations and different colours. It was very windy as we were so exposed with nothing to provide shelter or deflect the wind. Driving through was fascinating and we stopped off a few times.

Thank SGtravelfan
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262 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Passing through as part of the 3 days salt flat tour and it was amazing. Esp during sunset...it was a magical scene

Thank May L
Cancun, Mexico
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122 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is a magical part of the upper Bolivian planes Colors, lights, stones and shape of mountains make for the place look surreal, some of the features that may have been created by Dali's imagination The only negative is that most of the features are inaccesible except for the camera or too far to get to except through the lens... More 

Thank oaxaca2

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