Authentic Bolivia

INCLUDED:

  • 6-night accommodation 

  • Private roundtrip transfers airport/hotel

  • Entrance fees to sites & excursions as specified in Itinerary (shared)

  • Daily breakfast

  • Meals as indicated (B-breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
     

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International & domestic air tickets and airport taxes

  • Meals not specified on the itinerary 

  • Tips & gratuities 

  • Personal expenses 

ITINERARY

6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS

DAY 1: Canada / La Paz, Bolivia

Arrival in La Paz and transfer from the airport to the hotel. In the afternoon, City Tour of La Paz. The City of La Paz and its surroundings can transport you to a mysterious past where any corner, any street, is a hidden treasure where adventure begins; a living history which treasures the pre-Hispanic times with all their traditions and magic rites on its streets. The indigenous, colonial and modern areas, Indian Market, Witch Doctor’s Market & breathtaking panoramas are all framed by the majestic“Illimani” mountain. Visit the Moon Valley, a clay formation resembling the face of the Moon. Overnight in La Paz.

DAY 2: La Paz – Copacabana-Moon Island – Sun Island Huatajata (B, L)

Overland journey from La Paz  to Copacabana, located at the shores of Lake Titicaca. Once in Copacabana, visit the shrine and the Dark Virgin. Hydrofoil cruise to Moon Island, visit the Sun Virgins Temple“Iñak Uyu”. Continue to Sun Island. Visit the Inca“Grand Stairs”and the Sacred Fountain. Lunch at the Uma Kollu archaeological Restaurant. Visit the small handicraft market. Hydrofoil cruise to Huatajata. On arrival, visit the Andean Roots Eco Village,The Altiplano Museum, the Mud Igloos and the mortuary towers of the Urus Chipayas. By night, visit the Native Observatory Alajpacha. Learn from the Aymaras Cosmovision and watch the southern constellations. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 3: La Paz (B, L)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Uyuni. After check in immediately start on an excursion to the Salt Lake and Isla Pescado. 

Uyuni is the largest salt flat on Earth, located on the Bolivian Andean Altiplano with 12.000 sq km. Lunch at Isla Pescado, also called “Incawasi”, an oasis with formations of algae and fossils.It is covered by thousands of giant columnar cacti, which can be more than a hundred years old, growing to a height of over 12m. The landscape against the background of the salt pans extending to the horizon makes it an ideal place for photography hunters. Return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at a salt hotel.

DAY 4: Uyuni (B, L)

Enjoy a full day excursion to the small village of Tahua, at the foot of Thunupa Volcano. Stroll through the village and hike to the cave of the Coquesa Mummies. Box lunch included. In the afternoon, return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at a salt hotel.

DAY 5: La Paz (B)

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to La Paz; upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Half-day tour to the archaeological site of Tiwanak. Tiwanaku culture (1.580 BC-1.000 AD), the magnificent ruins of Bolivia and one of the oldest civilizations in the Americas. The Sun Gate, the Temple of Kalasasaya and the Pyramid of Akapana are the sample of a glorious past. Overnight hotel.

DAY 6: La Paz (B)

Breakfast. Day at leisure.

DAY 7: La Paz (B)

Transfer to the airport for your flight back home or to an on-going destination.