Highlands Bolivia 5 Days
Highlands Bolivia 5 Days
Day 1: Transfer La Paz airport to hotel in La Paz
Pick up and transfer assisted transfer to your hotel in La Paz.
Day 2: City Tour La Paz Cultural (B)
At approximately 09:00, we begin our tour at the Killi Killi viewpoint, where you can take stunning photos of the city, before going to the historic center of La Paz to see Plaza Murillo, the Executive Palace, the Legislative Palace and the Metropolitan Cathedral. We then head towards the beautiful Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon), stopping on the way to see the replica of Tiwanaku’s semi-subterranean temple in front of the city’s stadium.
Arrival at the Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon), a spectacular area of badland formations where wind and torrential rainfall have sculpted a stunning lunar landscape. On the way back to the city center, we board the yellow cable car line to enjoy a beautiful panorama of the city from one of the most picturesque means of urban transport, which allows us to glimpse the secrets of the city from the air whilst also admiring the snow-capped mountain Illimani. We continue our tour in the Witches Market, a place full of traditions, selling objects for use in ancestral Andean rituals, artisanal markets where you can feel the heartbeat of this enchanting city. The tour finishes in San Francisco church, a majestic colonial church in the Baroque Mestizo style; free afternoon, at night transfer to the bus station and tourist bus to Uyuni town.
Day 3: Uyuni Full Day Tour (L)
Arrival to Uyuni and transfer to the hotel o restaurant for breakfast (Breakfast is paid by the passenger); around 09:00 am Pick up to begin the tour. We start by visiting the indigenous community of Colchani, where we can see the rustic processing of iodized salt. From here we enter the vast white desert, passing typical sights of salt extraction such as salt mounds, the “eyes” of the salt flats (small pools where water has risen to the surface), and the first salt hotel, which is now a museum, before arriving at Incahuasi Island, famous for the giant cacti that grow on its volcanic rock.
Picnic lunch on the salt flat (only during the dry season)
We continue our tour in the village of Coquesa, where we visit their famous mummies (dating from 700 BC and still retaining parts of the skin, hair and nails). We then go up to the viewpoint from where we can see flamingos.
* Flight Uyuni – La Paz not included.
Transfer to the airport and fly to La Paz, arrive and transfer to your hotel in La Paz.
Day 4: Titicaca Lake – Sun Island Full Day Tour (B,L)
We’ll pick you up early in the morning leaving La Paz heading to Copacabana; after 3 hours approximately we will cross to the Tiquina Strait, the narrowest part of the Titicaca Lake in a craft to continue traveling by the road built over the pre-Columbian farming terraces. We will arrive to Copacabana after 1 hour more, where we will make a short visit to the local market and the amazing Nuestra Señora de Copacabana Basilica, built in a Renaissance style. Then, we have lunch; after we will board a boat to go to the Sun island. We will get to the south coast of the island and will explore the most important tourist attractions, like the Pilkokaina Temple, the Sacred Staircase and the Incas Sacred Fountain.
Finally, we will visit the end of the island for having a last view of the lake from this land mass.
We will be back in La Paz in our transportation.
Day 5: Transfer to the Airport …/ (B)
Breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the La Paz airport.
Rates per Person in €uros – Minimum 2 passengers
|First class superior||1230||960||900|
Additional net rate per person for a single traveler €uros 400
Child Rates applies Upon Request