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Incahuasi Island

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Isla Incahuasi (Inkawasi or Inka Wasi) is an island in the sea of salt covered with giant Trichocereus cacti.

One of the main destinations during the Uyuni tours is the spectacular Isla Incahuasi (Inkawasi or Inka Wasi), an island in a sea of salt covered with giant Trichocereus cacti. It is famous for the spectacular panoramic views of the salt flat surrounding it. Most tour groups have their lunch here and there is also a cafe-restaurant that serves excellent llama stakes!

You can take a 15-minute walk to the top of the island, with a trail that loops back, and it is definitely worth it. At sunrise Isla Incahuasi casts a long shadow over the salar and the island is filled with colors.

Note that during the wet season when the Uyuni Salt Flat is flooded, the Incahuasi island is often inaccessible.

Photos of Incahuasi Island

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Those mountains are actually quite far away.
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You can hike to the top of the island.
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Rainclouds over the salt flat.
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The views from the island are amazing.
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Night on Isla Incahuasi.
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The parking and rest area at Isla Incahuasi is usually filled with tourists.
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Giant cactus on Isla Incahuasi.
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Panoramic view of the Salt Flat from Isla Incahuasi.
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Hundreds of cacti on Isla Incahuasi.
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Sunbathing on an ancient coral reef in the Salar de Uyuni.
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The 'island' stands in the middle of the Salar.
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These cacti can grow several meters tall
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Take a fun picture with a cactus your size!
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You will have time to walk around the island and take photos.
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Another island in the distance.
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Vizcacha hide among the cacti on Incahuasi Island.
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A llama stands next to cactus on Incahuasi Island.
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Sunrise at Isla Incahuasi.
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Sunset on Incahuasi Island.
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This cactus is over a thousand years old.