Our stargazing private tours in the Uyuni Salt Flat has daily departures all year and is required a minimum of 2 people to book it. However, avoiding days of bad weather conditions and also on nights with a full moon since its brightness affects the visibility of the stars. Check the Moon’s Calendar, If that is possible pick up a new moon date to have a better view. In this Uyuni Stargazing tour, you can see the Milky Way, Saturn, and Jupiter.
We will pick you up from your hotel in Uyuni around 10:00 p.m. Then we will go towards the Uyuni salt flat which is 30 minutes away, once there we will observe the stars, planets, the Milky Way, nebula and other celestial bodies. We will return to Uyuni at approximately 00:30 a.m. All this event takes place in a high altitude, arid climate, and low population density (which means minimal light pollution).
The Uyuni Salt Flat offers one of the clearest night views of the Milky Way, the moon, and the planets of the solar system. This is just one of the many destinations in the world. But here is where any heavenly enthusiast is catered for as a guest, and where nighttime views prevail over daytime ones.
This Uyuni tour is a great opportunity to enjoy the skies. Here you can see the Milky Way, Saturn, and Jupiter. The white salt surface of Uyuni is highly reflective and when the salt flat is flooded during the rainy season (between December and May), the thin layer of water that covers the Salt Flat creates a mirror reflection of the entire starry sky. You can see the starry sky at your feet.
The Salt Flat is the best place all over the world to observe the stars, due to the absence of light pollution, completely clean air, huge night skies, a white and silent environment that makes you fall in love, not to mention that it is the highest desert in the world, this it means that there is less atmosphere on you that prevents you from seeing the space.
We have Daily departures for this tour. The weather is dry all year. However, between December and April, there are a few rain spots, perfect for a mirror effect, with the stars reflecting off your feet. It is very recommended to check the Moon’s Calendar, and If that is possible pick up a new moon date to have a better view.
With an area of 10,582km², more than 10 billion tons of salt up to 70% of the world’s lithium reserves, the Uyuni salt flat is the largest salt flat in the world. is located in an altitude of 3660 m.a.s.l. that is why the average temperature during the day is 16°C and during the night is -6°C, click to check the Uyuni wheater. So you need to bring heavy winter clothes.
This is not a Trekking tour so everybody can do it even if they are old or so young. However, it is not recommended for people with lung problems because of the cold and dry air.
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