Adventure Classic Journey Family Holidays Honeymoon and Romancing Puno–Sun Island–La Paz–Uyuni Salt Flats 6D/5N

Price
$1499 per person
Duration
5 Days
Destination
Bolivia
Travellers
2
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Destination
Departure Location
Copacabana
Return Location
La Paz
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Bolivia is like a diamond in the rough. Uncharted territory, new and fascinating species of wildlife, incredible history and a culture that is as old as the American Civilizations: there is no doubt that this is one of the most diverse and captivating countries of South America. Its stunning views, its audacious gastronomy, its impressive architecture and its friendly people will surely give you a once in a lifetime experience.

But one thing is for sure: Bolivia is not for the faint of heart. Throughout its territory you will find impressive peaks, valleys, mountains and impressive cliffs waiting to be explored.

Adventure is an important part of this Andean country and you will discover some of its most amazing places. It is almost impossible not to fall in love with Bolivia.

 

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Itinerary

DAY 1

Puno – Copacabana – Sun Island

Trip by private transport from Puno with a wonderful view of Lake Titicaca along the route (3 hours) until Copacabana (3 hour and a half), a pleasant town in the shores of Lake. Visit to its church and the famous “Virgen Morena”. Trip by boat crossing the Lake to the Island of the Sun (1 hour) until Huacani to have an Aptapi (typical lunch in the highlands), this trip continues by boat up till to the ruins of Pilkokaina Inca temple Finally hike to La Estancia with a wonderful view of Lake Titicaca (1 hour and a half approximately).

Included: Lunch (typical aptapi) and dinner

Overnight in Sun Island

DAY 2

La Chincana – Moon Island – La Paz

DON’T MISS AN EARLY SUNRISE!

Hike down through Yumani visiting the Inca stairs and the Water of the Eternal Youth, then have a trip north by boat (1 hour) to visit Chincana ruins and the Sacred Rock; continue by boat to the Island of the Moon (1 hour) and the Inca ruins of Iñak Uyu temple to finally reach Copacabana (1 hour and a half). Private transportation to La Paz (3 hour and a half) with very nice views of the Andes Royal Range and crossing Tiquina strait (the narrowest part in the Lake -30 minutes by motorized wooden boat). Cable car (Teleférico) from El Alto city to La Paz one, the ride is a good choice to discover an excellent and beautiful view of La Paz. This trip is a must for everyone!

Included: Breakfast and lunch

Overnight in La Paz

DAY 3

City Tour and Valley of the Moon (Half Day)

A four hours city tour through La Paz, elected as one of the 7 wonder cities in the world. It is in a valley at the foothills of the Andes Range, situated at 3,632m / 11942 ft. above sea level. The tour goes through the street markets rich in handicrafts, weavings and witchcraft items, followed by a visit to the colonial section of the city, San Francisco Church, Gold Museum, Murillo Square also visit to the viewpoint “Mirador de Killi Killi”; and the outdoor replica of Tiwanaku temple. Then descending to the more modern, southern part of La Paz to reach and visit the Valley of the Moon, where a clay mountain has been impressively shaped by erosion.

Included: Breakfast

Overnight in La Paz

DAY 4

La Paz – Uyuni Salt flats

Transfer to the airport to take flight to Uyuni. Meeting at Uyuni’s airport on arrival.

At 10:00 a.m. departure from Uyuni to the great salt flats; visit on the way, the train cemetery where the remains of 19th and 20th century steam locomotives are. stop in Colchani as this is the best place to observe the methods of salt extraction; next to Incahuasi Island (known as Fish Island), this is an oasis with a unique and isolated ecosystem that is populated by giant cactus up to 10 meters high. Then, continue north to the mummies of Pukara de Ayque. Finally, at appropriate time go back to Uyuni village. 

Included: Breakfast, picnic lunch in the middle of the salt flats and dinner

Overnight in Colchani

DAY 5

Colchani – Uyuni – La Paz – Tiwanaku

Transfer from Colchani to Uyuni’s airport to take a flight back. On arrival to La Paz meeting at the airport to take a tour to Tiwanaku ruins, they are at 1hour and a half drive from La Paz (72 km/45 miles), throughout which the highlands are passed, and the Aymaran way of life can be seen. Tiwanaku dating back to 400AC – 1100AC, was one of the most important pre-Inca civilizations and considered to be among the most developed at the time. The main constructions visited during this tour are: Kalasasaya temple and the Gate of the Sun constructed out of stone, Ponce and Fraile monoliths; the Akapana pyramid and the semi-underground temple. Two local museums to view pottery, stone work and learn about the culture are also included on this trip.

Included: Breakfast

Overnight in La Paz

DAY 6

Transfer to the airport

Pick-up from hotel and transfer to the airport. Ascending to El Alto, there will be a beautiful view of La Paz.

Included: Breakfast 

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Puno–Sun Island–La Paz–Uyuni Salt Flats 6D/5N

Price
$1499 per person
Duration
5 Days
Destination
Bolivia
Travellers
2

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