LA PAZ: COORDILLERA & UYUNI

Location:
Bolivia
Reservations:
200
Start Date:
Aug. 7, 2024
Duration:
11 DÍAS / 10 NOCHES
Description
LA PAZ: COORDILLERA & UYUNI
Price:
$2,316.00
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General Information About LA PAZ: COORDILLERA & UYUNI

Visiting the department of La Paz and Uyuni in Bolivia is an excellent option for those seeking a unique combination of adventure, breathtaking landscapes and an enriching cultural immersion. These destinations offer a variety of exciting experiences, including the possibility of practicing snow climbing.

The department of La Paz is known for its rich history and vibrant urban life. The city, located in a valley surrounded by towering mountains, offers a mix of colonial architecture, traditional markets and a lively cultural scene. Visitors can explore the lively streets, sample delicious Bolivian food and immerse themselves in the fascinating local history and culture.

In addition, the department of La Paz is home to a wealth of snow-capped mountains and impressive peaks. These majestic elevations provide an excellent opportunity for those interested in snow climbing. Both beginners and experienced climbers can enjoy challenging routes and the thrill of reaching the summits of these mountains. The panoramic views from the top are simply spectacular, with snow-capped peaks, deep valleys and crystal clear lagoons that take your breath away.

Another outstanding destination in Bolivia is the Salar de Uyuni, a vast salt desert that resembles a lunar landscape. This unique place offers a surreal and magical experience. Visitors can walk through the white desert and take creative photographs thanks to the effect of the reflection of the salt water on the flat surface. In addition, islands of cactus emerge from nowhere, creating a fascinating contrast. Snow climbing around the Salar de Uyuni provides an even more exciting and challenging experience, as it combines the beauty of the landscape with the adrenaline rush of climbing.

In addition to snow climbing activities in both La Paz and Uyuni, visitors can immerse themselves in Bolivia's culture and history. La Paz offers a variety of museums, art galleries and cultural events that allow visitors to explore Bolivian traditions, art and music. In Uyuni, you can learn about the history of local communities and their relationship with the Salar de Uyuni.It is important to note that snow climbing requires previous skills and experience, as well as the proper equipment. It is always advisable to have professional guides and take safety precautions.

In summary, visiting the department of La Paz and Uyuni in Bolivia offers a unique opportunity for lovers of adventure, breathtaking scenery and vibrant culture. The combination of snow climbing in the mountains of La Paz and exploring the magical Salar de Uyuni creates an unforgettable experience. Both the alpine challenges and the immersion in the local culture make this trip a fascinating option for travelers seeking an authentic and exciting experience in Bolivia.

Itinerary


LA PAZ: COORDILLERA & UYUNI
DAY 1

• Arrival in Bolivia, connecting flight to La Paz.

• Transfer to the hotel, dinner and rest.

DAY 2

• Breakfast and departure to La Paz city center.

• Visit Plaza Murillo, Cathedral and Government Palace, located at km 0.

• Then, departure to San Francisco Church and Killi killi viewpoint.

• Free time to buy handicrafts at the Witches Market and lunch.

• Tour of the Valley of the Moon.

• Transfer to the hotel, dinner and rest.

DAY 3

• Breakfast and departure to Copacabana.

• Totora raft ride and visit the Totora museum.

• Then, boat crossing through the Tiquina Strait.

• Free time for lunch in Copacabana.

• Departure to Sampaya (straw constructions).

• In the afternoon, navigation on Lake Titicaca to Isla del Sol.

• Transfer to the hotel, dinner and rest.

DAY 4

• Breakfast and visit to Puerto Yumani where the Garden of the Incas, the Fountain of Youth and the Inca Stairs are located.

• Navigation on the lake back to Copacabana.

• Free time for lunch.

• In the afternoon, departure to Jurikhota Lagoon.

• Camping, dinner and rest.

DAY 5

• Breakfast and hike up to Condoriri Glacial Lagoon (5648masl).

• Drive through Paso Austria towards Pico Austria (5300 masl).

• Free time for lunch.

• Descent to Laguna Chiarkhota (4670 masl).

• Camping, dinner and rest.

DAY 6

• Breakfast and departure to Charquini.

• Photographic stops to appreciate the Huayna Potosi.

• Visit to the Milluni Cemetery and lagoon.

• Free time for lunch.

• Hike through Laguna Esmeralda, Ice Caverns and Ice Lagoons.

• In the afternoon, departure to the city of La Paz.

• Transfer to the hotel, dinner and rest.

DAY 7

• Breakfast and departure to Tiwanaku.

• Visit to Akapana pyramidal temple, semi-subterranean temple where the nail heads are located.

• Continuation with the visit to the attractions of: Puerta del Sol, Monolito Ponce, Monolito Fraile, Puerta de la Luna, among others.

• Free time for lunch and purchase of local handicrafts.

• Return to the city of La Paz and dinner.

• In the evening, departure to Uyuni.

DAY 8

• Arrival to Uyuni, breakfast.

• Visit to the train cemetery.

• Departure to Colchani (salt handicrafts) and free time to buy salt handicrafts.

• Photographs in perspective at the Dakar Monument and Plaza de las Banderas.

• Set up of tables and chairs for lunch outdoors in the salt flat.

• Visit to the Hotel Playa Blanca (museum) and stairway to heaven.

• Tour of the Incahuasi Island (giant cactus, coral window).

• Appreciation of the sunset on the edge of the salt flat.

• Transfer to the lodge, dinner and rest.

DAY 9

• Breakfast and departure to the natural viewpoint of Ollagüe Volcano.

• Visit to the lagoons of: Cañapa, Hedionda and Charcota.

• Set up of tables and chairs for lunch outdoors in the salt flat.

• Tour of the Siloli Desert.

• In the afternoon, visit to the Stone Tree and Laguna Colorada.

• Transfer to the lodge, dinner and rest.

DAY 10

• Breakfast and departure to Sol de Mañana Geysers (Fumarolas).

• Free time to enjoy the hot springs.

• Visit to Salvador de Dali Desert.

• Tour to Laguna Verde, Laguna Blanca, Villamar and the Valley of the Rocks.

• Visit to the community of San Cristobal and time for lunch.

• Return to Uyuni and departure to La Paz.

DAY 11

• Breakfast and free morning.

• Transfer to the airport flight connection to Santa Cruz.

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LA PAZ: COORDILLERA & UYUNI

Please note the following:

• Our prices are based on supply and demand.

• As a travel club, we strive to get the best price for our members.

• The prices you see on this page are not the prices our members get.

• The prices vary according to the accommodation of the guest, between single or shared rooms.

• Children under 5 years old stay free in the hotels in the family room.

• Teenagers have lower prices than adults and vary according to the category of the hotel.

• Gratuities are not included in our prices and are given at the traveler's discretion.

• Generally our tours do not include flights, in case they are included they will be highlighted as (Ink. Flight, domestic or international).

• We are committed to the safety of each passenger, so it is necessary to comply with the requirements that are issued within our tours.

• We are not responsible if the traveler needs a visa to enter the country, this must be obtained by the passenger.

• Once you start your tour with us there is no refund for the tour.

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:

• Flight Santa Cruz - La Paz - Santa Cruz.

• Transfer IN OUT.

• Bus La Paz - Uyuni - La Paz.

• Boat Copacabana - Islands - Copacabana / Crossing Tiquina Strait / Totora Raft.

• 3 nights in La Paz.

• 1 night in Copacabana.

• 2 nights in Uyuni.

• 2 nights camping.

• 2 nights of travel La Paz - Uyuni and return.

• 10 breakfasts.

•9 lunches. • 10 dinners. • Professional guides. • Entrance to all the mentioned attractions. • Permanent assistance from our staff. THE PROGRAM DOES NOT INCLUDE: • Tips. • Expenses for medical consultations or medications. • Early check-in, late check-out and extra services at the hotel. • Meals not specified in the program. • Drinks during meals. • Excursions not specified in the program. • Supplements for special dates such as long holidays, Independence and Patron Saint Holidays that coincidewith major events in the destination to be visited.

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