Experience the lifestyle in the Valles Calchaquies

5 Days / 4 Nights

OVERVIEW

Overview

La Paz, Uyuni, Isla del Sol

ITINERARY

Itinerary

Getaway To La Paz - Salar De Uyuni - Isla Del Sol 6 Days / 5 Nights

El Alto International Airport is currently the highest in the world at 4,080 m above sea level. Transfer from the airport to the hotel for a short motorway that has an amazing view of the valley de La Paz and its lights at night. 

 

Night in La Paz 

Tiwanaku it's at an hour and a half (72 km), during the trip we will pass by the Bolivian altiplano, where you can see the way of life of the Aymaras.  Tiwanaku was one of the oldest centers of American culture, dating between 1,200 AC to 1,580 DC.  It was considered one of the most developed cultures of its time.  Its main constructions are: Temple of Kalasasaya with its most notable work in the Puerta del Sol, the monoliths Ponce and Friar; the pyramid of Akapana and the Templete Semi-subterranean. Also, are included in the tour the two museums, to see ceramics and stone work. 

 

In the afternoon we'll do a four hours tour through La Paz, chosen as one of the 7 wonderful cities in the world, nestled in a valley formed at the foot of the Royal Mountain Range of the Andes at 3632 m above sea level. Visit to the area of the markets in the streets rich in handicrafts, fabrics and artifacts of witchcraft.  Also by the colonial part of the city, the church of San Francisco, the Gold Museum, Plaza Murillo, the viewpoint of "Killi Killi" from where you have a magnificent view of the city and the replica from Templete Semi-subterranean of Tiwanaku. Then to the modern part of the city, descending to 3,200 m to finally visit the Valle de la Luna, impressive for its capricious formations made by erosion.

Includes: Breakfast and lunch

Night in La Paz

Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Uyuni. Meeting at the airport of Uyuni. 

At 10:00 am departure from Uyuni to the great salt flat; visit on the way to the train cemetery, where there are remains of steam locomotives of the 19th and 20th centuries; stop in Colchani, this is the best place to observe the methods of salt extraction; next to the island known as Isla Incahuasi (Known as Fish Island), it is an oasis with a unique ecosystem and a village isolated by a giant cactus of up to 10 meters in height. Continue heading north to see the Precolombian Fort of Pucara of Ayque and the chullpares nearby at the foot of the Tunupa Volcan.

Includes: Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner.

Night in Uyuni

Transfer to Uyuni airport to take the flight to return to La Paz.  On arrival, meeting at the airport to begin a pleasant trip in private transport to the north through the Highlands, then skirting the Lake Titicaca and in parallel to the Royal Mountain Range of the Andes to Copacabana (3½ hours), a pretty village on the shores of the lake. Visit to the church and its famous "Virgen Morena". Boat trip across the lake to Isla del Sol (1 hour), until Huacani to get an Aptapi (typical lunch from the Altiplano), then by boat to Yumani to view the steps and the Fountain of Eternal Youth; the journey continues by boat to the ruins of the Inca temple of Pilkokaina, hike to the Ecolodge Stay with a wonderful view of the Lake Titicaca (1 ½ hour).

Includes: (Typical aptapi) Lunch and dinner

Night at the Ecolodge Stay - Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca

DON'T MISS A BEAUTIFUL SUNRISE! Walk through the Yumani Inca steps (30 minutes) to travel by boat to the north, visit to the ruins of Chincana and Sacred Rock (1 hour), then the journey continues by boat to the Isla de la Luna, visit the ruins of the Inca temple of Inak Uyu (1 hour), finally to Copacabana (½ hour) and return transport (3 ½ hours). Cable Car from the city of El Alto to the city of La Paz, the tour will be a good opportunity to discover an excellent view and beautiful La Paz. This is a must for all visitors in La Paz!

Includes: Breakfast and lunch

Night In La Paz

You have an amazing view of La Paz valley and its night lights upon your arrival to the city. 

 

Includes: Breakfast.

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