Private transfer from the airport to the hotel
Overnight Cortez Hotel.
Departure transfer from the hotel in Santa Cruz. Flight from Santa Cruz to Tarija. Arrival transfer from the airport in Tarija.
Afternoon at leisure
Morning departure from Tarija to the lower valleys passing by the Cardon Reserve and the Colorado Canyon.
On route we see the ancestral vinyards that produce “uva mollar”, a roduct that survives since colonial times
Visit the Wine Museum and continue to visit two of the best vinyards of Camargo. Return towards Tarija and continue to Rosillas.
Dinner and overnight at a local hostel
Early breakfast and start a walk ascending to the habitat of Condors. This walk can be from 4 to 8 hours as we climb from 2000 to 3000 m.o.s.l. picnic lunch in the mountains.
Afternoon observing the majestic dance of the condors on the cliffs. WE may be surprised by the closeness of the Condor flight.
Return to Tarija admiring on the way the sunset on the Cordillera Real
Departure transfer from the hotel in Tarija. Flight from Tarija to La Paz. Arrival transfer from the airport in La Paz.
CITY TOUR AND MOON VALLEY WITH CABLE CAR RIDE
Enjoy the contrast and variety of the most interesting sites in La Paz for about 4 hours, visiting Plaza Murillo to see the Government Palace, the local Cathedral and the Congress building. Then visit the Gold Museum, San Francisco Church, the biggest handicraft market in town known as the Witches Market, Los Andes street artisans, the Killi Killi outlook.
Ride on one of the lines of the longest cable car in the world and be amazed by the beautiful Illimani, the snowcapped mountain, eternal guardian of La Paz.
Visit some southern neighborhoods such as Obrajes, Calacoto and San Miguel.
At the end of the tour, visit the Moon Valley, Return to the hotel.
Note: The Gold Museum and other municipal museums are closed on Monday.
Overnight Casona Hotel.
COPACABANA – SUN ISLAND- MOON ISLAND
La Paz Copacabana
Departure from La Paz to El Alto.
Arrival to Laja, the original site of the foundation of La Paz. Travel through the Altiplano admiring the amazing landscapes.
Lunch in Copacabana.
Visit the local village, the local streets the Sanctuary of the dark skin Virgin, the handcrafts markets and the local products market. Optional hike to El Calvario hill
Dinner and overnight in Copacabana.
Copacabana – Sun Island – Moon Island – La Paz
Breakfast and short walk to the shore of Lake Titicaca to board the boats that will transfer us to Sun Island. Visit the Pilkocaina temple and short hike to the village of Yumani, seeing on the way the agricultural terraces.
Descend on the Staircase of the Inca after drinking from the fountain of eternal youth.
Lunch at Sun Island
Boat ride to Moon Island to visit the Sacred Temple of the Virgins of the Sun.
Return to Copacabana and drive back to La Paz.
LA PAZ- UYUNI SALT FLATS – INCAHUASI - COQUESA
Departure transfer from the hotel in La Paz. Flight from La Paz to Uyuni. Arrival transfer from the airport in Uyuni.
Visit to Colchani. Walk on a plant where salt with iodine is processed by the locals. Visit to the small market where handcrafts are made on salt.
Enter the magnificent Sal Flats, see the way local people gather salt for processing it. Discover why the eyes of the Salt Flats are boiling. Continue your journey on the Salt Flats and have a unique photo session in a great plain of Salt where perspective is only a theory.
Visit Incahuasi Island, where gigantic cacti grow, making the landscape even more unique.
Walk on a petrified coral path and enjoy a picnic lunch in the middle of the Salt Flats.
Drive to the northern shore of the Uyuni Salt Flats, to Coquesa, where the views of Salar de Uyuni are gain different and just as impressive.
Short hike on the hillside, to the entrance of the Cave of the Coquesa mummies.
If desired, you can stay and watch an amazing sunset.
Return to Uyuni
Dinner and overnight at a Salt Hotel in Colchani.
Private transfer from Uyuni to Potosi.*
Lunch at a local restaurant including full meal (drinks not included)
Visit to the Casa de la Moneda (National Mint), where the procedure used for minting coins in different periods is seen.( closed on Monday)
Visit to the Miner´s market and an active Colonial mine to see the way miners extract minerals with the same procedures used in colonial times.
Private transfer from Potosí to Sucre.
Overnight Merced Hotel
HISTORY AND TRADITIONS IN SUCRE – HALF DAY
Visit to the charming and beautiful city of Sucre where there is a variety of unique Museums to match each visitor’s interests.
Some places we recommend are the Textile Museum of Asur, The House of Liberty (closed on Monday), the Monastery of San Felipe Nery, The Monastery of la Recoleta, University Colonial, Anthropological and Modern Art Museum.
The visit lasts 3 hours
CANDELARIA TARABUCO FULL DAY
Morning departure to the southeast of Sucre, to the indigenous village of Candelaria, passing by Tarabuco. On Sunday attendance to the indigenous market of Tarabuco, otherwise only a short stopover.
The indigenous market of Tarabuco is one of the purest and most colorful in the world. Indigenous people, dressed on their traditional garments attend this town every Sunday to buy, sell and still barter their local products and handicrafts
Arrival to Candelaria and visit the indigenous homes where we see the way men and women artisans live and work. Visit to the local community Museum where they display and sell their textiles.
Small indigenous market arranged by local women, with handicrafts.
Visit to the Colonial Hacienda of Candelaria (storage rooms, chapel, etc.).
Typical lunch at the Hacienda.
If time allows it, short walk to the Inca Bridge and return to Sucre in the evening.
Departure transfer from the hotel in Sucre. Flight from Sucre to Santa Cruz. Arrival transfer from the airport in Santa Cruz.
HALF DAY CITY TOUR
Visit to the local Zoo where there is a native species of the region. Visit the Main Square (Plaza 24 de Septiembre),Religious Art Museum of the Cathedral (open on Thursday and Sunday), the Art Museum and the local handcrafts center known as La Recoba.
Visit to the handcrafts workshop of Artecampo and some of the most important monuments in Santa Cruz.
Overnight Cortez Hotel
Private transfer from the hotel to the airport
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