Country
Bolivia
Duration
7 Days/6 Nights
Travel Type
Escorted Tours
 

Inclusions

Accommodation for 6 nights in double occupancy
14 meals: 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Domestic flights
Roundtrip transfers
Meet and greet by our representatives
Private visits as per itinerary
English speaking local guides
Taxes and fees
Cooler snack during the tours :
During your visits you will have a cooler at your disposal to enjoy some snacks and refreshing drinks. (Nuts, chips, bottled water, sodas, beer or bottle of wine.
Welcome kit:
We want your stay to be pleasant, that is why we include a welcome kit with products that will be useful to you during your trip. (Aluminum bottle from Senda Verde (NGO), antibacterial gel, chapstick, sunscreen, tissues.
Gift Kit:
In this gift kit we want to give you beautiful Bolivian items so you do not forget the best moments you had during your trip. (Bolivian Cacao chocolate bar, local Export Coffee Bag, 100% cotton socks with local motifs, gourmet salt from Uyuni)

Exclusions

International airfare – gratuities to guides, drivers and hotel personnel – optional excursions

Additional Information

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

COFFEE TOUR

Start with a welcome drink and a short introductory video of Agricafé. Then, visit La Luna, the highest coffee mill in the world to see the processing plant. We will do a coffee tasting or cupping to learn about the different aromas and flavors (3-4 different types). Finally, we will have free time to buy different products related to coffee.

Rate per person: $CA 159

SHOESHINERS TOUR

A different visit to the popular areas of La Paz, guided by a shoe shiner, who will give us different impressions of this unique city. We start at the Red Line of the cable car, and we will go down at the General Cemetery for a brief visit, then we continue walking towards the Fish Market, the Flower Market and the “Uruguay Market” where you can see a variety of local elements. We continue along Eloy Salmón Street, full of shops that offer technological products and we finish until we reach the Cholitas Market where you can see them buying traditional skirts and blankets.

Rate per person: $CA 90

MODERN LA PAZ

Have a guided tour of Beatriz Canedo Patiño’s atelier. This alpaca clothing brand is known worldwide for its quality and fine finish. We will enjoy an aperitif during the visit. Then, visit the private art gallery of the famous Bolivian artist Gastón Ugalde: El Salar that shows the work of local artists through paintings and sculptures. Finally, we will go to the Gin La República distillery to learn how this Andean gin is made.

Rate per person: $CA 280

TIWANAKU RUINS

Visit the Tiwanaku ruins with a specialized archaeologist. Tiwanaku is an ancient archaeological city located two hours from the city of La Paz. This place was the center of the Tiwanaku civilization, which was a pre Inca culture and dates from 1500 BC to 1000 AD, which is why it is considered one of the longest cultures with a duration of 25 centuries. Great buildings such as the Kalasasaya Temple and its famous Sun Gate, the Akapana Pyramid and the Semi underground temple stand out. To finish, we will visit the site museums where ceramic and stone pieces attract the attention of the visitors. Return to La Paz.

Rate per person: $CA 235

1

DAY 1 LA PAZ

Upon arrival, on the first day of your trip to Bolivia, you will be welcomed by our personnel at International airport and transferred to your hotel for rest and acclimatize to the altitude.

Accommodation : La Paz for 2 nights

2

DAY 2 LA PAZ

City tour (half day). We will enjoy a beautiful tour of La Paz, chosen as one of the seven wonders cities of the world. Start in the center visiting the main square: Plaza Murillo where the Government Palace and the National Congress are located. Continue towards the traditional Jaén Street and then visit the Museum of Ethnography and Folklore (MUSEF), which has a wide collection of pre-Hispanic, colonial and contemporary relics. Then, visit the famous Witches Market where we will find handicrafts, textiles and witchcraft products. As a last stop in the colonial part, we will go to the Basilica of San Francisco that dates from the 18th century. To end the tour, take an impressive cable car ride to the southern area of the city and visit the Valley of the Moon, famous for its rock formation product of the erosion. PM: free afternoon or optional tours ($). At night, we will have a gastronomic experience in one of the best restaurants in Bolivia: “Gustu”. Here, we will have a cooking class with local ingredients and end the activity with a three-course menu with wine pairing.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

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DAY 3 LA PAZ - COPACABANA - SUN ISLAND

Early departure from La Paz. We will arrive in Copacabana and visit its incredible church with the famous “Black Madonna”. Here, we will stroll in the town and then take a private boat to Sun Island. After lunch, (typical “Apthapi“) we will continue the trip to the ruins of the Inca temple of Pilkokaina and then we will make a pleasant walk (1.5 hours) to La Estancia Ecolodge with wonderful views of Lake Titicaca and the Royal Andes Range. The Apthapi is a celebration where food is shared. The name comes from the Aymara language and means “to bring”. Each person of the community brings a food (potatoes, fish, corn, cheese, etc.) and shares it among all the guests accompanied by delicious peppers.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation : Sun Island

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DAY 4 SUN ISLAND - COPACABANA - UYUNI

Don’t miss a beautiful sunrise! After breakfast, we will start with the textile activity. A group of three artisan women, dressed in their traditional attire, show up with their tools and materials. They will show and interpret local textile art for the elaboration of handicraft products through various techniques such as loom with stakes or macramé. After the activity, we will hike to Yumani (30 min.) and visit the Garden of the Incas where the famous Fountain of Youth is located. We continue by boat to visit the Island of the Moon and the Inca ruins of the Iñak Uyu temple. Next, by boat back to Copacabana and here we will board our transport to the airport. Flight to Uyuni. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation : Uyuni

5

DAY 5 UYUNI - JIRIRA

Visit the Train Cemetery, this place is known for the remains of steam locomotives that have persisted since the 19th and 20th centuries. Later, in Colchani we will observe the salt extraction methods used by the local people. Then, we will enter the incredible Salar de Uyuni, with more than 10,500 km2 of pure salt. Unique experiences like having lunch in the middle of the salt flats await us! Afterwards, we will head north where Kachi Lodge is located, at the foot of the Tunupa volcano. Enjoy a beautiful sunset where the different colors that paint the sky can be appreciated making a magnificent landscape. Taste a gourmet dinner made only with Bolivian ingredients. To end the day we will be able to see a magical show of stars in one of the clearest skies.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation : Jirira

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DAY 6 JIRIRA - UYUNI - LA PAZ

We will start the day with a delicious breakfast in the main dome of the lodge. Afterwards, continue the trip visiting the pre-Columbian fortress Pucara de Ayque and the nearby chullpares. We will continue our journey to Incahuasi Island, which is a unique oasis and isolated ecosystem that is populated by giant cactuses up to 10 meters high, amazing! (hike approx. 1 hour) Again, enjoy a beautiful sunset in the middle of the salt flats to say goodbye to one of the most beautiful views that will remain in your memory. Then, transfer to the airport for the flight to La Paz. Arrival in La Paz, transfer to the hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation : La Paz

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DAY 7 LA PAZ

At a coordinated time, transfer to the airport for your international flight.

Meals : Breakfast

Rates in CA$, per person, starting from, in double occupancy 

Land Package
Daily departures 2022 PRIVATE
 
March 1 – December 23 4979
Single room supplement or single passenger On request
Note: seasonal charges may apply

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