This 12 day package will provide you with some of the best sites in Bolivian and even on the continent. Discover the highest capital in the World; La Paz and travel to the magical Lake Titicaca and Tiwanaku site. Form here we will take you south to visit colonial Sucre and Potosi ending with a 4 day trip on the largest salt flat surrounded by active volcanoes.
- 12 days / 11 nights
- 4 day Uyuni Salt Flat and surroundings excursion
- Lake Titicaca excursion with overnight on the lake
- Overnight train Uyuni / La Paz
- Daily departures
- Completely customizable
- Also available in Superior & Luxury
Who is this for?
This package is designed for people willing to discover one of the lesser known South American countries with amazing rewards for the people willing to go the extra mile and discover this mythical country. Andean Lakes, highland and colonial cities and one of the world’s craziest landscapes around the Salar de Uyuni make this trip a once in a lifetime vacation for most people.
DAY 1 - La Paz
On arrival to the airport of El Alto (the highest in the world) we will collect you and bring you to your hotel in downtown La Paz. The rest of the day you have free to acclimatize to the attitude.
DAY 2 - La Paz & Valley of the Moon
Today we will take you on a half day excursion of the city of La Paz. You will visit the colonial part of town, the famous churches and of course the typical “Witches Market”. After the city center we will take you to the outskirts of the city where we will visit the strange Valley of the Moon with its incredible rock formations. We will spend another night in La Paz.
DAY 3 - Lake Titicaca, Copacabana & Island of the Sun
Today we will depart La Paz and head to the highest navigable lake in the world on the border with Peru; Lake Titicaca. We will drive to the city of Copacabana and after a small tour of this town and its Basilica we will take a boat to the Island of the Sun. The island, supposedly the birthplace of the first Inca is dotted with small Inca Ruins and two small settlements that look as they stood still for the last centuries. After some small walks on the island you can enjoy your evening watching the sun set over snowcapped mountains with the silence of the island.
DAY 4 - Copacabana – Tiwanaku – La Paz
In the morning you will embark your boat back to Copacabana where you will embark our vehicle that will take you to the famous pre Inca site of Tiwanaku. Tiwanaku is one of the older sites in the region and largely a mystery to many archeologists. The site has some beautiful carvings and some masonry that is even with today’s techniques almost impossible. After this we will continue to La Paz where you will be taken to your hotel.
DAY 5 - Sucre
Today you will be taken to the airport for your flight to Sucre, Bolivia’s constitutional capital. On arrival you will be taken to your hotel and in the afternoon enjoy a city tour of this beautiful colonial city.
DAY 6 - Potosi
Today we will drive you from Sucre to Potosi were we will take you to your hotel. In the afternoon you will enjoy a city tour and optionally we can also provide you with a visit to the mines of Potosi. We will spend the night in Potosi.
DAY 7 - Potosi – Uyuni
Today we will drive you from Potosi to Uyuni. On arrival to Uyuni we will take you to your hotel and the rest of the day you have free to rest. Optionally you can also spend this day in the Salt Hotel.
DAY 8 - Uyuni – Salt Flat
We will start the day with a visit to the train cemetery after which we will make our way to the actual salt flat. On route we will stop at a salt processing plant. We will enjoy lunch on one of the islands along the route and spend the night on the border of the salt flat.
DAY 9 - Laguna Colorado – Arbol de Piedra
Today we will take you to the first of many strange colored lakes; Laguna Colorado a red colored lake due to the algae living in its waters. Today we will also see the strange Tree of Stone standing free in a desert like environment.
DAY 10 - Geysers & Laguna Verde
Today we will continue or route through this landscape from Mars. Strangely colored lakes, active volcanoes, thermal baths and geysers. We will spend the night in basic accommodations.
DAY 11 - San Cristobal – Uyuni – Oruro
Today we will make our way back to Uyuni via the small town of San Cristobal. On arrival to Uyuni we will rest for a bit before taking the overnight Expresso del Sur Train to Oruro.
DAY 12 - Oruro – La Paz - Airport
On arrival to Oruro in the early morning we will continue to La Paz about 3 hours from Oruro. In La Paz we will take you to the airport for your international flight. Optionally you can also spend another night in La Paz.
All our tours are completely customizable and hence you can opt for a combination of different hotels and services depending on your personal preferences.
This package is also available in Superior and Luxury varieties with private tours and 4 or 5 star hotels. All our packages are completely customizable and can be combined to your preferences.
Please note that flights have not been included at this stage unless stated above.
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