Bolivia from 270 to 5300 meters above sea level 19 days
Starting in La Paz on Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday and Monday. The program will change the order of the first 9 days to fit the flights. This program is great for the adventurous with specialized guide and very comfortable hotels. Our tour ends in Calama
1: We leave home Arrival in La Paz Bolivia.
Arrival and welcome by our guide who will accompany us throughout the trip. Transfer to the hotel, talk about our future adventure.
2: Flight from La Paz to Rurrenabaque, lunch in the community.
Today we arrive in the Bolivian jungle where we first go to our cozy hotel. We go for a walk in the surroundings and then head to the community of the Beni Province where we can share the experiences of its inhabitants. At night we will get ready for the adventure of our program.
3: Rurrenabaque, Santa Rosa Port and overnight in the Pampas Reserve.
On our land journey we will look for sloths and in the port in the boat awaits us all the diversity of the park such as alligators, diversity of monkeys, the prehistoric bird The Hoazin (Opisthocomus hoazin), river dolphins, turtles, Capybaras, herons and a variety of animals. In the afternoon we offer piranha fishing and swimming with dolphins (depending on the water level). After dinner, start a night excursion to observe caimans and their glowing eyes. Overnight in the pampas
4: Pampas Return to Rurrenabaque.
After breakfast you will participate in a walk through the pampas in search of anacondas and lizards. The return trip takes you back to the lodge, where you will have lunch. You will then return to Rurrenabaque.
5: Rurrenabaque La Paz
Today we can walk around La Paz as well as the witches market, Sagarnaga street, San Francisco church or organize in the afternoon the Cholitas fights.
6: La Paz city tour
Today we will take a ride on the cable cars. Visit the city of La Paz, where we will appreciate the cultural, historical, architectural and natural richness of the city. Visiting the Plaza Murillo, the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Church of San Francisco, the replica of the semi subway temple of Tiawanaku, the viewpoint of Quilli Quilli and the Costumbrista museum.
7: Trip from La Paz Tiahuanaco - Copacabana
Visit the pre-Inca archaeological ruins of the Tiahuanaco culture (800 years B.C.) where you can appreciate the monoliths, the famous Sun Gate and the authentic Benett monolith. Arriving to Tiahuanaco we will visit the museum and the pyramid of Akapana, the temple of Kalasasaya. Afterwards we will continue our trip to Copacabana where we will spend the night.
8: Copacabana Sun Island
Today will be a good day for sailing on Lake Titicaca. We will sail to the Isla del Sol (Island of the Sun), considered a great sacred place. From the island there is an incredible panoramic view of the lake. There, the local people will be waiting for us to stay in their homes and learn about their ancestral customs. The island is divided into three communities: "Yumani" in the south, "Challa" which has a white sandy beach on the central east coast and "Challapampa"
near the northern tip of the island. In the evening it will be a great opportunity to share good times with the local people and savor a typical dinner of the area.Lodging with local people (very basic).
Night in basic lodging.Lodging: Full board.
9: Sun Island - Copacabana - La Paz
The memory of this great night will help us to wake up with good energy. After breakfast, we will travel by local boat to Copacabana where we will visit the beautiful Moorish Baroque style church of La Virgen de la Candelaria and get lost in the local handicraft market. In the afternoon, departure to the city of La Paz where we will stay at the hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
10: La Paz Sucre City tour
Sucre is the most beautiful city in Bolivia. We will stroll through its charming streets.It expresses its neoclassical facades and magnificent colonial churches and the friendliness of its welcoming population.Sucre, also known as the "White City" has a historic center that still maintains the colonial architecture of past centuries. We will visit the most attractive places and the most important historical monuments such as the Plaza 25 de Mayo, the Cathedral, the famous Casa de la Libertad, the museum and viewpoint of La Recoleta and the church of San Francisco. Overnight at the hotel.
Overnight at hotel.Lodging: Breakfast.
11: Relaxing day and second tour of Sucre.
On this day we will visit some museums and stroll around Sucre.
12: Sucre - Potosi
Today we will travel to the city of Potosí.This town is located in the foothills of a mountain called Sumaj, which once housed the largest silver mine in the world.Today Potosi still lives from mining. Today we will live the reality and adventure to the Mines of Cerro Rico. We will start the visit at the Calvario mining market, a place where hundreds of miners concentrate to provide themselves with material or equipment necessary for work such as dynamite, ammonium nitrate, detonator, carbide lamp, augers, coca leaves, aguardiente ☀ Later we will visit the mineral refinery "ingenios", which remained active since many years ago.Here we will be able to observe the process of amalgamation of minerals and continue to the silver mines, where we will observe the forced labor of the miners extracting the mineral manually as in past centuries.Free time to stroll around the town and overnight.
Overnight at hotel.
13: Potosi - Uyuni
Breakfast at the hotel and time to continue visiting Potosí. Today our route goes to Uyuni. Uyuni is the gateway to the spectacular salt flats, lagoons and volcanoes of the Altiplano. Heading towards the southwest of Bolivia, "El Salar de Uyuni"
is the largest in the world. This semi-desert region and volcanic land encloses landscapes of extraordinary natural beauty.We will arrive at the town of Uyuni. We will stroll through its streets and go to visit the "train cemetery" that has railroad machinery from 1980. Free time and accommodation.
Overnight in hotel.Lodging: Breakfast.
14: Uyuni - Colchani - Isla del Pescado - Jirira
The adventure begins in Uyuni at approximately 10:30 am we will enter the Salar de Uyuni being our first stop a place where some trains of the last century were abandoned, which over time was called "Train Cemetery". After walking around and taking pictures we will continue to the town of Colchani where we will be able to appreciate how salt is processed in a traditional way to be sold being the main livelihood as well as tourism for this population. Then we will go to the town of Coquesa which is on the shores of the salt flat. In this town we will be able to spend the night in the houses of the settlers who have adapted them with the basic services to receive the visitors.
15: Jirira - San Juan
After breakfast we go to a viewpoint of the Tunupa volcano.In mobility (Land Cruiser - 4x4) we are going to walk through these unspoiled places.On the way we will visit Incahuasi Island (Isla del Pescado).On this island live the Chinchilas, relatives of the Chinchilas.The incredible thing is that in this island there is no water. Here we will be able to see hundreds of giant cactus in the middle of the salt flat. In the island we will have lunch and in the afternoon we will continue to the town of San Juan where we will spend the night in the houses of some relatives.
16: San Juan - Lagunas - Laguna Colorada tripAfter breakfast, we will continue our adventure to the Laguna Colorada visiting on the way the active volcano Ollague, the lagoons of Cañapa, ... At midday, we will stop on the way for lunch and in the afternoon we will continue our journey passing through the Siloli desert where we will observe an interesting rock formation known as the Stone Tree. In the afternoon, we will arrive at the Colorada Lagoon located in the Eduardo Avaroa National Park of Andean Fauna.We will walk around the lagoon appreciating large numbers of flamingos.Overnight and dinner.
Includes: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, shared jeep, accommodation in family houses.
17: Drive from Laguna Colorada - Laguna Verde - San Pedro
This day we will leave very early for our tour in order to better appreciate the Geysers, better known as "Sol de Mañana".Then we will continue to the thermal baths of Polques. There we will have breakfast and then continue to the "Blanca" and "Verde" Lagoons located at the foot of the Licancabur Volcano. After our visit to the green lagoon, we will cross the Chilean border to descend to San Pedro de Atacama.
Includes: Breakfast, shared border transfer.
18: San Pedro de Atacama
We will have the morning to relax.In San Pedro we will be able to organize a program for you.
Overnight in San Pedro.Overnight in hotel.Lodging: Breakfast.
19: San Pedro de Atacama Calama - Santiago de Chile HomeFree morning to visit some places.
INCLUDES:- Tourist Transportation
- Transportation by train, boat, flights.
- Entrance to all archaeological sites mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance to all parks, sanctuaries and protected areas mentioned in the itinerary.
- Local official tour guide services
- Transfers airport - hotel - airport
- 1 day full board, 2 days half board, 1 box luch, 1 buffet (Colca - Puno)
- All the above mentioned- Lodging in hotels (3*), in double room and as indicated in the technical data sheet of the trip.
- In the communities of the park the lodging is in houses with distribution by room for 2 persons and the
2 people and the bathroom is shared.
- Transportation by boat on Lake Titicaca.
What is not included-Domestic flights (Cusco - Lima)
-Personal extras such as drinks, laundry, telephone...-International flights
-Tips to drivers, guides, cooks or other members of the team, as well as porters, porters...
-Nazca lines overflight
-Airport taxesConditions of the trip
* This program is feasible from 2 people.
* From 6 people the transportation and the guide will accompany you all the way.
* From 2 to 5 people all private, but if you want to lower the price varies according to the type of transport.
the type of transport.
* The program is flexible. You can change without problems before the contract
the hotels, as well as to vary the program.
* Keep in mind that the months of January and February are rainy seasons.