Day 01 Home City – La Paz
Airport- Hotel Transfer
City Tour and Moon Valley
Four hours tour discovering La Paz´s multiethnic and cultural character visiting Los Andes street to admire handy artisans manufacturing traditional garments and festivity costumes. Walk around the Witches Market to get acquainted of the mystical rituals and indigenous cosmos vision and see the enormous handicraft market. Continue the tour visiting San Francisco Church, the historical heritage district is around the main square of La Paz “Plaza Murillo”, walk around the Legislative Palace, the Government Palace and the Cathedral. Have a breathtaking view of La Paz at Killi Killi lookout. Later on, go around Miraflores district to see the Open Air Museum about the Tiwanaku Culture. The end of the tour represents visiting the southern residential districts of Obrajes, Calacoto and La Florida located very close to the Moon Valley where you will enjoy of a short walk. Return to the hotel.
Accommodation in Hotel Rosario 4 Adults 2 Doubles /B
Day 02 La Paz – Sucre
Hotel – Airport Transfer
Flight ticket La Paz – Sucre (not included)
Transfer Airport – Hotel
City Tour Half Day
Approximately three hours. We visit the main museums of the city combining history, textiles, ethnography and folklore with the most representative outdoors sites such as plazas, and parks, as well as the architecture.
City Tour visiting:
Textile Museum of Indian Arts ASUR, located in a beautiful colonial neighborhood in Sucre, run by Antropologos del Surandino (ASUR), this excellent museum displays of regional textiles and traditional techniques . This program starts with the goal of revitalizing the traditional Tarabuco and Jalq’a textile areas. It exhibits traditional and contemporary textile production, a valuable Tiahuanaco collection and two music and dances halls.
Liberty House, formerly the Assembly Hall of the Jesuit University, where the country’s Declaration of Independence was signed, this house contains a famous portrait of Simon Bolivar. Its construction dates from 1621 as part of the Jesuits convent, later made a part of the building of the University, is the most important national historic landmark. It was a private chapel of the Jesuits and auditorium of the University.
Accommodation in Hostal Colonial Sucre 4 Adults 2 Doubles /B
Day 03 Sucre
Dinosaur Footprints – Cal Orck’o
In 1998, the capital’s population witnessed important paleontological findings for the upper Cretaceous, 65 to 68 million years, the impressions left by species of dinosaurs of that time are located on the cliff Cal Orck’o, owned by the factory domestic cement (FANCESA) located at 4.4 km to the northeast of the city of Sucre.
Cal Orck’o is the site of dinosaur footprints largest in the world, the layers containing the footprints is located in the cliff El Molino. The geological age to which they belong is the Late Cretaceous. Cal Orck’o is the most spectacular site of its kind. It’s the only site that concentrates the footsteps of a wide variety of dinosaurs that lived at the ending of the Cretaceous period.
Around 5055 individual dinosaur tracks at least 8 species and 462 trails are combined in a continuous cliff.
Cretaceous Park is located 300 meters from the cliff of dinosaur footprints Cal Orck’o, the Cretaceous Park is the unique resort that offers the possibility to meet the actors in the paleontological heritage in one of the most authentic natural scenes in Bolivia.
Accommodation in Hostal Colonial Sucre 4 Adults 2 Doubles / B
Day 04 Sucre – Potosí
After breakfast private transportation Sucre – Potosí
Accommodation in Hotel Santa Teresa 4 Adults 2 Doubles / B
City Tour & Casa De La Moneda (Half day)
Trip to Potosi, we visit the Mint, Cobija Arch, San Lorenzo Church, Central Market, San Francisco viewpoint, main square, La Merced Church, Compañia de Jesús Tower.
Day 05 Potosí – Uyuni
After Breakfast Private Transportation Potosi – Uyuni
Accommodation in Hotel Jardines de Uyuni 4 Adults 2 Doubles / B /D
Day 06 Uyuni
Start the journey visiting the Train Cemetery and continue towards Colchani where you will visit the salt processing and distribution centers. Drive through the Uyuni Salt Flats and see how local people extract blocks of salt. After 1 ½ hour drive, reach the Coquesa town which is located at the base of the Thunupa Volcano, make a short hike visiting the mommies’ tomb, at least 900 years old and reach the first or the second viewpoint of the holly mountain according to the local inhabitants. (Light Lunch, Dinner)
Accommodation in Hotel Palacio de Sal 4 Adults 2 Doubles B/ L / D
Day 07 Uyuni – La Paz
Journey through the salt flats and visit the Fish Island (Inkawasi), where you will find the tallest cactus in the world, walk up to the top of the island and enjoy the views of the Salt Flats of Uyuni. At a convenient time return to Uyuni. Transport to the Airport. /B / L
Flight ticket Uyuni – La Paz (not included)
Airport- Hotel Transfer in La Paz
Accommodation in Hotel Rosario 4 Adults 2 Doubles
Day 08 La Paz – Copacabana
La Paz – Tiwanaku & Copacabana – La Paz (2 Days/ 1 night) Private
After Breakfast. Departure from your Hotel driving through the High Plateau towards the pre Incan remains of Tiwanaku, declared world heritage site by UNESCO in December 2000. Enjoy great views of the Royal Range of the Andes. Upon arrival, visit the Lithic and the Ceramic Museums where you will receive an introduction about the Tiwanaku civilization, explore the archaeological site walking through the main temples such as the Pyramid of Akapana, the Semi underground temple, the Kalasasaya temple in where you will find the Ponce monolith and the famous Gate of the Sun. Enjoy a set menu lunch at a local restaurant. Continue the trip towards Copacabana through the Altiplano, you will cross the strait of Tiquina which is the narrowest part of the entire lake, dividing the lake small section known as Wiñaymarka and the large section known as Chucuito. Continue the trip by the side of agriculture terraces built during the Chiripa, Tiwanaku and Inca civilizations. Arrival at Copacabana and accommodation at Hotel Rosario Lago Titicaca. Suggested Dinner at Hotel Rosario Lago Titicaca (Dinner is not included)
Accommodation in Hotel Rosario del Lago 4 Adults 2 Doubles / L
Day 09 Copacabana – La Paz
Breakfast. Sail by motor boat towards the Sun Island. Visit the most important archaeological sites at the Sun Island, such as Pilkocaina, hike up the hill to Yumani town or continue by boat to the Inca´s Fountain and the Inca´s Staircase. Enjoy the views of the lake and the Royal Range of the Andes. Back to Copacabana. Suggested lunch at the Kota Kahuaña restaurant. (Lunch is not included) Continue the trip towards La Paz on private transportation.
Accommodation in Hotel Rosario 4 Adults 2 Doubles / B
Day 10 La Paz – …
Hotel – Airport Transfer