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La Paz – back in time, 4 days


Cost: from $ 340 AUD
Flights: no flights included
Duration: 4 days
Departure: daily
Location: La Paz, The Valley of the Moon, Tiwanaku

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Tour Description

La Paz is a vibrant city, the city that touches the sky because it is one of the highest on Earth. It is a beautiful place to visit, with the majestic Andes mountains to the East and the Altiplano to the West. Once you visit Bolivia, you will feel the power of the sun and the awe-inspiring landscape and understand how this culture came to worship the sun.

This package is also included in our popular tour, Across South America, click here for more information.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival to La Paz
Transfer from the bus station or airport to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in La Paz at a hotel.

Day 2 – La Paz City Tour & The Valley of the Moon tour (B)
Live an unforgettable experience walking through the colonial streets of La Paz city, admire the colours, sounds and smells in the Indian markets. Visit the market of agricultural products, the witches market, and Plaza Murillo. Continue the journey up to Jaén Street to enter to the Costumbrista Museum and the Museum of Precious Metals. Visit the Church of San Francisco that is considered the best example of Baroque architecture in La Paz. Then transfer by car to the Valley of the Moon, it takes about 30 minutes. This area has geological formations that have been sculptured by water and wind erosion in a gradual process of thousands of years. Take a walk around the place to appreciate the topography and the landscape that looks like the moon. Hike approximately 1 hour in the Valley of the Moon. Overnight in La Paz.

Day 3 - Tiwanaku Tour (B, L)
We will pick you up at the hotel to take you to the bus station early in the morning. You will board the bus to the archaeological site of Tiwanaku. On route enjoy the magnificent views of the Cordillera Real de los Andes. Tiwanaku is one of the most important civilizations of the region as high-technology in architecture, hydraulics, astronomy, engineering and philosophy, it was difficult to imitate, even by later cultures. This civilization began 1600 BC and ended mysteriously in 1200 AC. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You visit here the Lithic and Ceramic Museum where you will get an introduction about the Tiwanaku culture. Walk through the archaeological site visiting the most important temples: The Pyramid of Akapana, the semisubterranean Temple and the Temple of Kalasasaya where you can admire the beauty and quality of artistic representation of the Puerta del Sol and the Ponce monolith. You will be heading back to La Paz at noon for a lunch and overnight in the hotel.

Day 4 - Transfer Out (B)
Transfer from the hotel to the airport. End of our services.

Package Inclusions

All services, transfers and excursions detailed on the programme; 3 Nights accommodation in a 3-star hotel; Meals detailed on the programme (B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner); Local English speaking guide during tours; Private service with local English speaking guide on Day 2; Entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the itinerary; Taxes.

Price per person (2 people in double/twin room)

Package Exclusions

Airfare; Airport tax; Meals and services not detailed on the program; Tips; Insurance; Personal expenses; Optional excursions.

Supplements

Single supplement – contact us for details

4* hotel upgrade - contact us for details

Note

The program can be customized on your request.

The price is subject to availability and actual airfare costs.


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