LA PAZ CITY
Welcome to the most controversial city in the world and one of the seven wonder cities, La Paz is the administrative headquarters of Bolivia, feel how the landscapes are changing, rich in its colonial architecture mixed buildings which give another perspective to this cosmopolitan city , our beautiful adventure will begin with a welcome and breifing, in charge of our guide welcome at 6pm.
Your person will be informed of all the activities that will be carried out during the entire trip
This time will be taken as acclimation.
This day does not include any food.
Day 2: La Paz City tour / Cable cars / Moon Valley
After breakfast our guide will guide us in what will be done this day, this day is interesting as you can see the different faces of a city where you can not imagine so much variety, the famous street of Bruges, you will visit a valley taken from the same moon and this leads is why the name of the Valley of the Moon, you will have the opportunity to see the city at different angles since we can climb two of the lines of cable cars that exist in this city.
*****If you wish to join Tiwanaku on your tour this day we can add this attraction to.
After breakfast approximately 8 am we will travel to Uyuni with private transportation (approximately 9 hours), with stops along the way to enjoy the scenery. Arrive in Uyuni a remote place on the edge of the high plateau, a desert that extends for hundreds of kilometers towards the border with Argentina and Chile. Uyuni is known to be the largest salt desert on the planet, and the largest lithium reserve in the world.
This city is located in a place that was dedicated to the distribution of minerals with the transport of trains to the Pacific Ocean ports. In the 1940 , the mining industry collapsed and many trains were abandoned.
UYUNI SALT FLATS
Salar de Uyuni is our starting point for this magical adventure. We will stop by the Train Cemetery three kilometers outside Uyuni, connected to it by the tracks of the old train, in a stretch of salt that covers almost 12,000 kilometers of the square, and moving with effort with around ten billion tons of salt, Salar of Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world. The mines and salt eyes pass and visit Inkawasi with a coral rock formation as the island structure that erupts from the monotonous salt crust as a hallucination seize the perspective-challenging photographs. The endless blue skies meet the endless white salt in what was once a prehistoric lake. Make the most of your time here, taking as many photographs as possible in this place.
THE DESERT AND LAGOONS
After breakfast very early we will venture through the spectacular landscape of the Siloli desert the volcanoes and colored lagoons including the active Ollague Volcano and Laguna Cañapa, Hedionda and Honda. Along the way we can see the Andean fauna that includes Vicuñas, one of two American Andean camelids, suris, llamas, the Andean fox, vizcachas - similar to the Rabbits. Continuing they will stop at the Stone Tree, a stone formation.
One of the highlights of today is the visit to Laguna Colorada, a rich red lake vividly colored by algae and rich minerals. One of the strangest views in the arid and inhospitable land is the abundant fauna, it is truly a paradise for photographers. Look out for llamas, flamingos, vicuñas, and foxes.
During this walk you will reach an altitude of approximately 4,800 masl
We will leave 5am.
We will get to see the geysers and the volcanoes, the volcanic landscape. Our first stop is Sol de mañana (4926 masl - our highest point on our trip).
Then the descent to Polques and stop for the natural thermal baths of the desert for a refreshing bath due to the mineral content of the same place. Continuing on we will drive through the Southern Desert, while making stops in the Dali Desert, Laguna Verde and Licancabur Volcano.
Prepare yourself a long driving day, approximately 12 hours before arriving at the town of Uyuni.
Early in the morning after breakfast we will take a local bus along a scenic road to Potosi (approximately 4 hours).
The highest city at 4060 masl, Potosi has had a turbulent past, centered mainly around its mining successes and failures. It was said that the extensive mining of the Cerro Rico, silver color of Potosi had saved Spain that runs for 300 years during the Spanish colonial days. During this time, Potosi life briefly famous as one of the richest cities in the world
The African slaves that were brought in to replace them and it is said that as many as 8 million people died in the mines during the Spanish era. Perhaps visit the Santa Teresa Convent Museum to observe the art and treasures in the display within the walls of the original convent or the New National Museum.
We head to the Capital of Bolivia Sucre (approximately 3-4 hours). Descending more than 1,000 meters to the temperate valleys of Chuquisaca, small rivers, cactus fields, fruit and vegetable plantations dominate the valley. Sucre is a pleasant city set in a valley surrounded by low mountains and has retained the seasoning of its colonial heritage in its churches, museums and ancient mansions. The capital of the Bolivian official, Sucre was declared a Unesco World Heritage site in 1991. Most of the town's colonial buildings have been whitewashed, while being nicknamed the 'White City'. Upon arrival, you will have enough free time to explore the city and get your bearings.
After the accommodation and breakfast, we started the Walking tour at Hrs. 10:30 am where we will visit the main square, the recoleta, the famous cemetery and end at the central market where each person can explore the variety of flavors.
Return to the La Paz city from Sucre airport 1 hour flight upon arrival to the city we will check in at the hotel.
The rest of the day is free to relax or explore more of the city. The Killi Killi Guardia, located on top of a steep hill in the Villa Pabon neighborhood, and one of the most impressive viewing points in La Paz, may head to the Mirador. Nearby is the National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore that exhibit a wide collection of great works that take it through Bolivian history. Maybe visit the Coca Museum which is also not far from your hotel in the Rosario district. If there is time, you might like to take part in one of our Urban Adventure tours. When the sun sets and the temperature drops, gather you travel to your companions and join the locals looking for moderate heat in a bar or restaurant, and celebrate the end of your Bolivian adventure.
The transfer will pick you up from your hotel to take you to the airport and so you can continue with your next destination.
- Tickets to the attractions
- English Spanish guide
- All guided tours
- All the activities
- 4X4 Jeep, Local Bus, Private Vehicle,
- 10 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners,