This is a Private Tour
13 Days From £3,621 pp / $4,815 pp
Bolivia is a country ignored by many. Those who do visit find a magical country, full of extraordinary landscapes, friendly locals and delicious Andean cuisine. On this thirteen day adventure you will visit pre-Inca sites, stay in a salt hotel on the Uyuni Salt Flats, visit Lake Titicaca and the silver mines in Potosi.
Domestic flights, accommodation, activities, some meals, English speaking guides, full ATOL financial protection.
International flights, travel insurance, items of a personal nature.
Exploring the Samaipata pre-Inca ruins
Staying in a magical salt hotel on the Uyuni Salt Flats
Crossing to the Island of the Sun to spend the night on Lake Titicaca
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Day 1: Santa Cruz – Arrive and afternoon city tour / Hotel Casa Patio
Day 2: Concepcion – Amazon plains and Samaipata pre-Inca ruins / Gran Hotel Concepcion
Day 3: Santa Cruz – La Yunga in the Amboro National Park / Hotel Casa Patio
Day 4: Sucre – Fly to Sucre / Villa Antigua Hotel
Day 5: Sucre – City tour of Sucre and visit to Cal Orck’o paleontological site / Villa Antigua Hotel
Day 6: Potosi – Transfer to Potosi and city tour / Hotel Santa Teresa
Day 7: Uyuni – Visit Silver Mines and transfer to Uyuni / Palacio de Sal
Day 8: Uyuni– Salt Flats and Incahuasi Islands. Cross the Siloli desert / Palacio de Sal
Day 9: La Paz – Cross the Andes Mountain range to La Paz / Hotel Rosario
Day 10: La Paz – Tiahuanaco, Gate of the Sun, Ponce and Fraile monoliths and city tour / Hotel Rosario
Day 11: Lake Titicaca – Transfer to Lake Titicaca and cross over to Sun Island / Ecolodge La Estancia
Day 12: La Paz – Visit Moon Island and Inka Uyu ruins. Return to La Paz / Hotel Rosario
Day 13: Transfer to airport for onward flight
The moment you land in Santa Cruz you’ll be immersed in Bolivian culture. Stay at the Hotel Casa Patio in the centre of town and let our local guide show take you on a whistle stop tour of this fascinating city including a visit to meet the locals at one of the cities many markets. This next day you’ll be whisked away for a trip through the Amazon plains visiting the Samaipata pre-Inca ruins and stroll through the town visiting the museum. Heading back to Santa Cruz you’ll take a morning trip through Mairana to La Yunga in the Amboro National Park, with its giant fern forest.
Back from your mini Amazon adventure you’ll jet off to Sucre where our local guide will be waiting to show you the city. True to style, you’ll be spending the next few nights in a great hotel, the Villa Antigua Hotel. After taking a visit to Cal Orck’o to see the world’s largest paleontological site you’ll continue on to Potosi, one of the highest towns in the world. Don’t worry you’ll have some time to acclimatise at the Hotel Santa Teresa before delving deep into a mine to see the remains of the silver production in the famous silver mountain.
Crossing the high Andes mountain range, the next stop is Salar de Uyuni. The next two nights will be spent at the salta hotel, Palacio de Sal. Dust yourself down for more desert adventure at the Salar de Uyuni, a vast landscape of open plains and mystical wonder. Take a trip to Incahuasi Island, an eerie landscape that seems to be part of another planet – teeming with cactus plants and volcanic rock. Cross gaping azure lagoons, before you arrive at the desert in Siloli where you can explore the great expanse of the dry landscape.
Bolivia’s chaotic capital
Continuing across the Andes you’ll arrive into Bolivia’s capital, La Paz and the Hotel Rosario. Our local Bolivian guide will show you La Paz’s secrets including its witch markets. You’ll also take a visit out to Tiahuanaco visiting the temple of Kalasasaya, Gate of the Sun, monoliths Ponce and Fraile and Akapana pyramid.
The second to last night will be spent on Sun Island in the middle of Lake Titicaca. Crossing over by boat to this un touched island your home will be the Ecolodge La Estancia. Using the hotel as a base you’ll do hikes along the lake edge as well as taking excursions to Moon Island and Inak Uyu ruins. Feeling refreshed and renewed you’ll return to La Paz for one last night before taking your onward journey back to reality.
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