Salar de Uyuni
The route of the Ultra BOLIVIA Race gives you the opportunity to discover amazing landscapes off the beaten track.
Nowhere else in South America, you will feel so disoriented by the strength and richness of cultures, color harmony and kindness of a peaceful people.
The route of the Ultra BOLIVIA Race crosses among the most fascinating landscapes of Latin America!
The start of the race in Salinas is at 550 km South of La Paz. You will discover at the first stage the archaeological site of Alcaya. The crossing of this site will take you to 4100 meters of elevation in the heart of the wild Altiplano: arid landscape surrounded by volcanoes, some exceeding 6000 meters.
The second and third days will help you discover the authentic villages and you will go at the foot of Volcano Tunupa (5400 meters).
The rest of the route will be on the Salar de Uyuni: the largest salt desert in the world (10 000 km2 of salt at 3650 meters of elevation). You will discover the Isla del Pescado and the Isla Incahuasi and their giant cactus. The immensity of the Salar will provide a unique experience!
Stage 1 / Salinas - Salinas [17 km - 10,6 miles] 1000 m D+
Stage 1 / Salinas - Colcaya [25 km - 15,5 miles]
Stage 3 / Colcaya - Tahua [29 km - 18,0 miles]
Stage 4 / Tahua - Isla del Pescado [30 km - 18,6 miles]
Stage 5 / Isla del Pescado - Salar de Uyuni [42 km - 26,1 miles]
Stage 6 / Salar de Uyuni - Salar de Uyuni [27 km - 16,8 miles]
TOTAL: [170 km - 105,6 miles] 1000 m D+
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