8-Day Bolivia-Island of the sun and Uyuni

From $1679 Land Only and $2129 Land & Air


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  • Trek to visit amazing sites and by boat
  • Enjoy tour of the colorful city La Paz and its cable car ride
  • Commit to self-exploration on your own or join optional programs to enhance your experiences
  • Quality hotel accommodation with select meals including daily breakfasts include
IMPORTANT NOTES
  • The airfare included in the package pricing is based on available lowest round-trip economy air transportation from Miami International Airport . In most, if not all instances, airlines will not allow any carry-on luggage on board flight or your access to in-cabin overhead luggage space for such fares. Any personal items beyond the size of a bag to fit below the seat will have to be transported as a checked suitcase accompanying your flight at your own cost. 
  • Baggage check-in fees apply at own cost, not included in the tour price, and may vary with different air carriers. You are advised to check on this fee details and any baggage entitlement directly with the airlines from their web sites as baggage entitlements and fees can be changed or updated without prior notice. The order of the activities in our itinerary may be adjusted to suit any seasonal requirement, availability, or traffic conditions on-site. We reserve the exclusive rights to adjust these arrangements or tour schedule as deemed fit for tour operation based on the changing situations on the ground.
  • The order of the activities in our itinerary may be adjusted to suit any seasonal requirement, availability, or traffic conditions on-site. We reserve the exclusive rights to adjust these arrangements or tour schedule as deemed fit for tour operation based on the changing situations on the ground.
  • Due to possible changes or any other unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to change or cancel the tour before departure, and in the event of such occurrence, to provide a full refund of the paid bookings only. By making a booking for the tour, you have agreed that beyond providing a full refund, we do not assume any other responsibilities or compensatory claims or damages due to tour cancellations initiated by us.
  • It is customary to encourage an excellent level of service from your tour guides with gratuities. We recommend your consideration of $10 per person per day as the standard benchmark for tips for your tour guide. 
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8-Day Bolivia-Island of the sun and Uyuni
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2020 Dates & Prices
Dates Land Only Air & Land
$1679 $2129*
$1679 $2229*

Not Included:
Prices do not include Optional Programs, Local Gratuities, Travel Medical and Interruption Insurances, Airlines Seat Assignments Fees, Personal Expenses …

Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers. Full-Package Prices include airfare, fuel surcharges, airport taxes and fees. All prices are per person based on double occupancy. Full-Package (Air and land) tour prices apply from the gateway airport or city specified in the Package Highlights. Prices will vary from alternative gateway airports or cities and may be higher. The total price will be clearly displayed prior to any deposit being required. Additional baggage charges may apply.
 


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This is an active trip. Our tour group covers a lot of ground each day, and we spend two to three hours on our feet during tours. The pace is fast. We have many early mornings and long bus rides necessary to cover the territory. Some of our tours require walking over uneven surfaces or up and down steep slopes or steps. This tour is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking. This is a Group Tour program. For more information, please consult with our travel advisors.

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Day 1: Depart for Bolivia, La Paz

Depart for Bolivia today.

Day 2: La Paz

Upon your arrival. Transfer in from Airport to hotel in La Paz. Free time to feel comfortable with high altitude.

Overnight: La Paz

Day 3: La Paz, Copacabana, Sun Island

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 La Estancia with a wonderful view of Lake Titicaca (1 hour approximately).

Overnight: Sun Island

Ecolodge La Estancia - Standard Cabin
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.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch (typical aptapi) and dinner

Day 4: 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.

Overnight: La Paz

Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: La Paz

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

Overnight: La Paz

Included: Breakfast

Day 6: La Paz, Uyuni

Transfer to the airport. Morning flight from La Paz to Uyuni. Meeting at the airport and transfer to Uyuni village.

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. 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.

 

OPTIONAL WITH EXTRA COST:

LUXURY COCKTAIL DURING THE SUNSET - (Minimum 02 passengers)

A spectacular time in Uyuni salt flats enjoying a luxury cocktail in the middle of this beautiful and huge salt desert during an incredible sunset. Included: Snacks (Ham, cheese, nuts, olives, bread) and wine

STAR WATCHING EXPERIENCE - (Minimum 02 passengers)

Have an extraordinary experience being in the middle of Uyuni salt flats at night. It will be a trip to the stars by staying on the earth. It will give an indescribable feeling. (This visit depends on the weather).
Included: a cup of hot beverage (non-alcoholic)

Overnight: Palacio de Sal Hotel 

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 

Included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Day 7: Uyuni, La Paz

OPTIONAL WITH EXTRA COST:

SUNRISE IN UYUNI SALT FLATS - (Minimum 02 passengers)
Start the day very early in the morning, with a transfer to Uyuni salt flats. Once there, enjoy the landscape full of peace surrounded by water, salt and specially the spectacular sunrise. It will be a moment that will last the rest of your life. (This visit depends on the weather). Included: a cup of hot beverage (non-alcoholic)

Transfer to the nearby airport for a flight to La Paz.
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.

TIWANAKU RUINS (HALF DAY) - (Minimum 02 passengers)

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.

City Tour with shoe-shiners (half day)
A unique visit to the popular neighborhoods and markets of La Paz, guided by a “lustra bota” or shoe-shiner will provide different impressions of this unique city. Meeting with the “lustra guide” outside the former train terminal of La Paz. Hop on, on one of the many telefericos (cable cars) lines this vibrant city has, the Red Line, and get off where the walking tour starts, the main cemetery. After a short visit, continue walking to “Fish Street Market”, the “Flower Market” and the “Uruguay Market” where various species of animals and food can be seen. The tour continues to Eloy Salmón Street, lined with shops and stalls selling the latest technology and to the “Cholitas Market” where Cholitas (local ladies) can be seen shopping for traditional skirts and blankets. The tour concludes at the famous witches’ market on Linares and Sagarnaga Streets where we will learn a little bit of Andean cosmovision.

Overnight: La Paz

Included: Breakfast

Day 8: La Paz

At designated time transfer to the airport.

Included: Breakfast

 

 


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Luxury Cocktail During the Sunset

A spectacular time in Uyuni salt flats enjoying a luxury cocktail in the middle of this beautiful and huge salt desert during an incredible sunset. Included: Snacks (Ham, cheese, nuts, olives, bread) and wine




 

Day #6 01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2049 $58.00
Star Watching Experience

Have an extraordinary experience being in the middle of Uyuni salt flats at night. It will be a trip to the stars by staying on the earth. It will give an indescribable feeling. (This visit depends on the weather).
Included: a cup of hot beverage (non-alcoholic)


 

Day #6 01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2049 $168.00
City Tour With Shoe-Shiners (Half Day Walking Tour)

A unique visit to the popular neighborhoods and markets of La Paz, guided by a “lustra bota” or shoe-shiner will provide different impressions of this unique city. Meeting with the “lustra guide” outside the former train terminal of La Paz. Hop on, on one of the many telefericos (cable cars) lines this vibrant city has, the Red Line, and get off where the walking tour starts, the main cemetery. After a short visit, continue walking to “Fish Street Market”, the “Flower Market” and the “Uruguay Market” where various species of animals and food can be seen. The tour continues to Eloy Salmón Street, lined with shops and stalls selling the latest technology and to the “Cholitas Market” where Cholitas (local ladies) can be seen shopping for traditional skirts and blankets. The tour concludes at the famous witches’ market on Linares and Sagarnaga Streets where we will learn a little bit of Andean cosmovision.





 

Day #7 01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2049 $78.00
Sunrise in Uyuni Salt Flats

Start the day very early in the morning, with a transfer to Uyuni salt flats. Once there, enjoy the landscape full of peace surrounded by water, salt and specially the spectacular sunrise. It will be a moment that will last the rest of your life. (This visit depends on the weather). Included: a cup of hot beverage (non-alcoholic)



 

Day #7 01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2049 $168.00
Tiwanaku Ruins

Tiwanaku is a  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.




 

Day #7 01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2049 $100.00

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