Colchani, Bolivia is also called Puerto Seco (Dry Port) and represents the main access to the Salt Flat due to its location just on the border of the Salar de Uyuni. In Colchani you will find a Salt Factory where visitors can see a rudimentary way to extract and process salt.

Colchani village near Uyuni
Colchani village near Uyuni
Colchani village near Uyuni

Besides being the starting point for most Uyuni salt flat excursions, Colchani is considered one of the most important villages in the area for having an important salt factory with a capacity to extract 20.000 tons of salt per year, from which 90% is for human consumption.

Colchani city is also known for manufacturing salt handicrafts.

Recommended Tours:

Private Tour from Calama to the Salar de Uyuni, 3 Days, 2 Nights

297 - 1525

 

Private Tour Majestic Uyuni Salt Flat, 1 Full Day

65 - 255

 

Private Tour Uyuni Salt Flat and Colored Lagoons, 3 Days, 2 Nights

225 - 1195

 

Private Tour Salar de Uyuni - Sunset , Stargazing and Sunrise, 1 Full Day, 1 Night

135 - 599

 

Salar de Uyuni - Calama Private Tour, 3 Days, 2 Nights

265 - 1435

 

Private Tour from San Pedro de Atacama to the Salar de Uyuni, 3 Days, 2 Nights

275 - 1300

 

Private Tour San Pedro de Atacama - Salar de Uyuni - San Pedro de Atacama, 3 Days, 2 Nights

315 - 1498

 

Private Tour Uyuni Salt Flat and Minor Lagoons, 2 Days, 1 Night

155 - 750

 

Twighlight reflections and Tunupa Vulcano - 2 Days / 1 Night, 2 Days, 1 Night

165 - 775

 

Private Tour Uyuni Salt Flat and Lagoons - San Pedro de Atacama, 3 Days, 2 Nights

260 - 1315

 

Majestic Uyuni Salt Flat Shared Tour, 1 Full Day

33 - 33

 

Uyuni Salt Flat and Lagoons Shared Tour, 3 Days, 2 Nights

134 - 134

 

La Paz - Uyuni Salt Flat Full day - La Paz Shared Tour by Bus, 1 Full Day, 2 Nights

95 - 125

 

Shared tour San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni, 3 Days, 2 Nights

650 - 650

 

Uyuni Salt Flats - Biking - Sunset and Stargazing, 1 Full Day

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Private Tour La Paz - Uyuni - La Paz, 3 Days, 4 Nights

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La Paz - Uyuni Salt Flat - La Paz Shared Tour by Bus, 3 Days, 4 Nights

185 - 215

 

La Paz - Uyuni Salt Flat - La Paz Shared Tour by Train, 5 Days, 4 Nights

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La Paz - Uyuni Salt Flat - La Paz Shared Tour by Plane, 3 Days, 4 Nights

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Uyuni Salt Flat - Lagoons and San Pedro de Atacama (Chile), 3 Days, 2 Nights

149 - 149

 

Private Tour Uyuni Salt Flat and Lagoons - Calama, 3 Days, 2 Nights

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Private Tour Sucre - Uyuni Salt Flat and Lagoons , 5 Days, 4 Nights

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Alpinismo en Volcanes (Uyuni), 6 Días

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Private Tour Uyuni Salt Flat and Lagoons - Potosi or Sucre, 3 Days, 3 Nights

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