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From Peru to Bolivia – 7 days
|| from $ 1.090 AUD|
||no flights included |
||Tuesdays and Saturdays|
|| Titicaca Lake, Copacabana, Sun Island, La Paz, Uyuni, Salt flats, Tiwanaku|
The best of Bolivia is contained in this 7-day-long package: the mythic Sun Island with native inhabitants; La Paz and unbelievable salt flats and desert sceneries; wild and beautiful nature, authentic atmosphere, proud Indians wearing colourful ponchos. These and even more is Bolivia! All that should be seen will be seen. You will not miss anything!
Day 1 – Copacabana – Sun Island (L, D)
Pick up from Copacabana bus station and transfer to hotel to enjoy a delicious lunch here. In the afternoon we head on a boat towards the Sun Island, the cradle of the Inca Empire. In this legendary island, we are going to visit the Pilkokaina Inca Palace, we can go on foot or by boat to the garden, stairs and the fountain of the Inca. Ascending to the town of Yumani, you have a magnificent view of the lake, with the bottom view of Nevado of Illampu and Cordillera Real de los Andes. At night you can taste the delicious trout from Lake Titicaca. Overnight in Copacabana at the hotel.
Day 2 – Copacabana – La Paz (B)
After breakfast, we are going to explore the city. Copacabana is a holy city on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Once sacred to the Incas, Copacabana is now home to the revered statue of La Virgen de la Candelaria, the patron saint of Bolivia. You will stop at a craft-market, which is a good opportunity to buy some souvenirs. You will leave Copacabana in the afternoon, get on a bus to La Paz to accommodate here in a hotel.
Day 3 - Tiwanaku Tour (B, L)
At 8am pickup from the hotel and 8.30am departure to Tiwanaku archeological site. Today we are going to visit the pre-Inca ruins from the Tiwanacota Culture (1,700 BC) where you can see the monolith Bennet and others, the famous Puerta del Sol, Kalasasaya Temple, Pyramid of Akapana, Semi Temple, also a visit to the lithic and ceramic museum. Return in the late afternoon. Overnight in La Paz.
Day 4 – Transfer La Paz – Uyuni (B)
Morning transfer to the bus station where the guide will explain how to get to Uyuni. 10.30am Bus from La Paz to Oruro, arrive at 1.30pm. Later a 3.30pm train connection from Oruro to Uyuni, arrive at 10.30pm. Transfer from the train station to the hotel. Overnight in Uyuni. (This part is without a guide)
Day 5 – Salar and Tahu (B, L, D) – PRIVATE SERVICE
The day will be a long one with a demanding programme, but you will keep memories of this day in your mind forever. Start the journey visiting Colchani and the salt processing and distribution centers. Drive through the Uyuni Salt Flats and see how local people extract blocks of salt. Continue the trip toward the Fish Island (Inkawasi) where you will find the tallest cactus in the world. Walk up to the top of the island and enjoy the views of the Salt Flats of Uyuni. Today full board is included.
Day 6 – Uyuni - La Paz (B, L) – PRIVATE SERVICE
After breakfast you set out to the feet of Tunupa volcano, Incas sacred mountain. You will visit here a small town of Conquesa, famous for its mummies. Meet a small Tahua community and climb to a viewpoint from where you can admire the volcano and salt flats. You will move on after a light lunch to Chiquis Caves and you will enjoy the last ride along the salt desert, heading Uyuni, before you get on a night bus back to La Paz.
Day 7 – La Paz (B, L)
The last day after arrival to La Paz you will be transferred to the hotel. End of our services.
6 Nights accommodation in a 3-star hotel; All services and transfers detailed in the program; Local English speaking guide; Meals detailed in the program included (B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner); Transfer from Copacabana to La Paz; Bus ticket La Paz – Oruro; Train ticket Oruro – Uyuni; Private service on the 5th and 6th day; Permanent assistance; Taxes.
Price per person (2 people in double/twin room)
International airfare; Airport tax; Meals and services not detailed on the program; Tips; Personal expenses; Optional excursions.
Single supplement – contact us for details
We can organize transport to and from Bolivia
Departures only on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
The price is subject to availability and actual airfare costs.
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