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Wonders of Bolivia is a Fixed Departure Small Group Tour.

Day 1: Arrive La Paz
Day 2: La Paz – Lake Titicaca (Copacabana – Sun Island)
Day 3: Lake Titicaca (Sun Island) – La Paz
Day 4: La Paz
Day 5: La Paz – Uyuni (Uyuni salt flats)
Day 6: Uyuni – La Paz
Day 7: Depart La Paz

*This program can also be combined with some of our other regional Fixed Departures Small Group Tours, as follows:

Wonders of Peru (Lima - Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu & Cusco) + Wonders of Bolivia

  • Friday: Arrival to La Paz

    Arrive into La Paz today.

    Upon arrival to El Alto Airport (La Paz International Airport), you will be welcomed outside of Customs by an English-speaking assistant holding a sign with your name on it. This representative will direct you to your awaiting vehicle and driver, and accompany you to your hotel to assist with check-in.

    Balance of the day at leisure.

    Due to the altitude, we recommend that you avoid any strenuous activity for the remainder of the day. We suggest that you rest for one to two hours after checking in to your hotel, prior to commencement of any physical activity. To further reduce the effects of altitude sickness, we recommend you also drink plenty of fluids: water, fruit juices, herbal tea or the local 'mate de coca'. It is highly recommended to avoid caffeinated beverages and alcohol.

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Rey Palace or Similar

    First Class: La Casona or Similar

  • La Paz – Copacabana – Sun Island

    This morning a trip by private transport from La Paz with a wonderful view of Lake Titikaka along the route (3 hours) until Copacabana (3 ½ hours), 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 Ecolodge La Estancia with a wonderful view of Lake Titicaca (1 hour approximately).

    Overnight in Sun Island

    About Ecolodge La Estancia: An amazing spot located in the southern part of the Island of the Sun in Lake Titicaca. It was built preserving the Andean architecture and combining with the modern comfort, always respecting the harmony of the surrounding nature and habitat. The cabins were constructed with adobe brick and thatch roofs, and were set between pre-Inca terraces. We do also use solar energy and recycle waste at all levels.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Ecolodge La Estancia or Similar

    First Class: Ecolodge La Estancia or Similar

  • Sun 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 to visit Chincana ruins and the Sacred Rock (1 hour); continue by boat to the Island of the Moon (1 hour) and the Inca ruins of Iñak Uyu temple to finally reach Copacabana (1 ½ hours).

    Private transportation to La Paz (3 ½ hours) with very nice views of the Andes Royal Range.

    Upon arrival to La Paz balance of the day at leisure.

    Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Rey Palace or Similar

    First Class: La Casona or Similar

  • La Paz

    This morning a 4 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.

    Ride by cable car “Teleférico”, it’s an excellent choice to discover an excellent and beautiful view of La Paz. This is a must for every one! Note: cable car ride can change day according to the itinerary.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Rey Palace or Similar

    First Class: La Casona or Similar

  • La Paz – Uyuni: Uyuni salt flats

    Transfer to El Alto airport.

    Morning flight from La Paz to Uyuni.

    Early flight LPB/UYU (first flight available) – not included

    *We recommend having our office in Bolivia arrange your domestic flights. Ask your travel agent for a quote.

    Meeting at Uyuni airport and transfer to Uyuni village.

    At 10:00 am enter this unique natural wonder with over 10.582 km2 at 3.692 m.a.s.l. of salt; it is really special!

    Visit the village of Colchani in the shores to see the locals producing salt.

    Afterwards enter this perfect natural highway to cross it to “Isla Incahuasi” (2 hours), a special habitat of volcanic rocks and giant cactus.

    Continue north to visit the pre- Columbian Aique Pucara fort and the nearby chullpares on the foothills of Thunupa volcano, then trip back to Colchani (2 hours), enjoy a beautiful sunset.

    Once all activities are completed we will transfer you to Hotel Palacio de Sal

    About Hotel Palacio de Sal: This is an amazing hotel with walls, ceilings, chairs and tables made in salt. The purpose of this special construction is to be in balance with nature and the surrounding landscape also to enjoy a pleasant and unforgettable rest

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Hotel Palacio de Sal or Similar

    First Class: Hotel Palacio de Sal or Similar

  • Uyuni – La Paz

    After breakfast we will transfer to the nearby airport for a flight to La Paz.

    Early flight UYU/LPB (first flight available) – not included

    *We recommend having our office in Bolivia arrange your domestic flights. Ask your travel agent for a quote.

    El Alto airport is currently the highest International airport in the world at 4,080m/13.115 ft. above sea level. Transfer from airport to hotel, via a short highway from which there is a nice view over the city of La Paz and nearby snow-capped mountains.

    On arrival to your hotel balance of the day at leisure.

    You can enhance your experience by adding this optional half day tour (additional cost of USD $99 per person):

    Tiwanaku is a 1½ hours 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 1580BC - 1200AC, 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.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Rey Palace or Similar

    First Class: La Casona or Similar

  • Thursday: Depart La Paz

    At the scheduled time, you will be transferred you to El Alto Airport (La Paz International Airport) for your onward flight to your next destination.

    End of the Small Group Tour.

    Meals included: Breakfast

HOTELS BY CATEGORY TOURIST FIRST CLASS
La Paz Rey Palace or Similar

Standard room

La Casona or Similar

Standard room

Lake Titicaca La Estancia or Similar

Standard room

La Estancia or Similar

Standard room

Colchani (Uyuni) Palacio de Sal or Similar

Standard room

Palacio de Sal or Similar

Standard room

 

  • Package cost based on Hotel category Tourist from USD $1,535 per person / Single supplement USD $175
  • Package cost based on Hotel category First Class from USD $1,650 per person / Single Supplement USD $335
  • Hotel accommodation quoted in Standard rooms
  • Occasionally due to circumstances out of our control, hotels quoted may not be available at the time of booking. In these circumstances when hotels are unavailable, will provide the best possible alternative.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Accommodation as listed in the itinerary
  • Shared transfers and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary unless specified otherwise
  • Entrance fees
  • Local English speaking guides in each locality
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Package cost based on Hotel category Tourist from USD $1,535 per person / Single supplement USD $175
  • Package cost based on Hotel category First Class from USD $1,650 per person / Single Supplement USD $335

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • International and domestic flights and airport taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Transfers on days before or after official start / end days
  • Tours listed as optional
  • Drinks and items of a personal nature

GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES FROM JANUARY UNTIL DECEMBER 2020

Month Arrival Departure
Friday Thursday
January 17-Jan 23-Jan
February 7-Feb 13-Feb
March 20-Mar 26-Mar
April 24-Apr 30-Apr
May 8-May 14-May
May 5-Jun 11-Jun
June 3-Jul 9-Jul
July 24-Jul 30-Jul
August 7-Aug 13-Aug
August 21-Aug 27-Aug
September 11-Sep 17-Sep
October 9-Oct 15-Oct
November 20-Nov 26-Nov
December 18-Dec 24-Dec

 

NOTES

  • Minimum 02 passengers need it to operate.
  • Maximum group size is 20.
  • This is not a fully escorted tour.
  • Local English guides are used in each different location.
  • We can purchase all flights on your behalf.
 
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  • A LOVELY PERSONALIZED ITINERARY
  • A 24 HOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT
  • YOUR OWN TRAVEL SPECIALIST
  • EVERY ASPECT OF YOUR HOLIDAY COVERED
  • WE RESEARCH EVERY OPTION