Bolivia Extension: La Paz - Uyuni - La Paz 4Days / 3 nights

LASTING: 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

TYPE: PRIVATE

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 – Overnight at Real Plaza Hotel in La Paz

DAY 2 - AM – HALF DAY TOUR TO TIWANACU

          PM – HALF DAY CITY TOUR LA PAZ & MOON VALLEY 
          PM -  Transfer to La Paz airport. Flight to Uyuni. Transfer to your hotel
         Overnight at Salt hotel Luna Salada or Cristal Samaña (2019) in Uyuni.

DAY 3 - Full day excursion to the Salt Flats Uyuni including lunch.

          PM Trasfer to Uyuni Airport.  Flight to La Paz. Transfer to your hotel.
          Overnight at Real Plaza Hotel in La Paz.

DAY 4 - Transfer to La Paz Airport.

Detailed itinerary: Day 1 – LA PAZ : Overnight at Real Plaza Hotel in La Paz (01 Double room + American buffet breakfast).

Day 2 – LA PAZ - UYUNI AM : La Paz - Tiwanaku - La Paz : TIWANAKU RUINS HALF DAY Passengers are picked up from their hotels to visit the epic city of Tiwanaku, the capital of an ancient civilization. Located 72 km away form the city of La Paz and near the south-eastern shores of Lake Titikaka. During its greatest times, the capital of Tiwanaku was the largest in the world and considered to be the Cradle of all American Civilizations. This pre-Inca ruins started endless archeological debates, the most recent radiocarbon 14 tests show that this edifications date back to 1580 B.C.

In this ancient breath taking city we will visit the Kalasasaya (Sun) temple, Semisubterranean (Earth) Temple, Akapana Pyramid and the legendary Sun Gate, the tour also takes us to the museum filled with ceramic objects and tools from previous civilizations prior to the Incas.

PM: CITY TOUR AND MOON VALLEY HALF DAY : AM Pick up from hotel to visit the famous Witches Market, the colonial Church of San Francisco and crafts shops on Sagarnaga Street. The tour continues to the Murillo Square, where are located the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Government Palace and Parliament buildings. Then visit the famous Jaen Street a colonial neighborhood, where the most interesting museums in the city are clustered together, from there we will go to the replica of the Semi-subterranean temple of Tiwanaku Culture. Changing scenery, the tour continues to the residential areas of Obrajes, Calacoto and Florida. The tour ends with a visit to the spectacular Valley of the Moon, passengers will have the opportunity to take a short hike and visit a ceramic workshop where there will be a demonstration of this art. At 17:00 - Transfer to the Airport of La Paz for your flight to Uyuni. At 19:15 – Departure to Uyuni At 20:15 - Arrival to Uyuni and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at a Salt hotel Luna Salada or Cristal Samaña in Uyuni (01 Double room + American Buffet Breakfast)

Day 3 – UYUNI – SALT FLATS Pick up from Hotel. Departure to the Colchani village where is possible to observe the extracting salt process by hand and the salt local handicrafts. Visit to "Playa Blanca" a museum of salt; "Ojos de Sal", the salt eyes, interesting to be the exit points of the salt water; salt hexagons, geometric shapes on the salt flats surface, piles of salt and we will cross the salt flats to enjoy the beautiful landscapes. Lunch in restaurant or picnic. Visit to Incahuasi Island, it is located in the heart of the salt flat and it is the biggest of a group of islands that represents an isolated ecosystem. The island is populated with giant cacti species that measures up to 12 meters high (26.25 feet), providing an impressive overview.

From April to November, dry season, the salt flats surface gives the opportunity to play with photography and perspective. From December to March, the entire salt flats surface is covered with water and becomes a huge white mirror where the sky is perfectly reflected on the salt flat surface. Due to the flooding during this season, some of the attractions might not be reachable and as a precaution vehicles will only go to the safest flooded locations. Tranfer to airport. It is advisable to wear sandals to enjoy the warm water of the salt.

At convenient time transfet to Uyuni Airport. Flight to La Paz. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at Real Plaza Hotel in La Paz (01 Double room + Buffet American Breakfast)

Day 4 – La Paz to Lima. An early transfer to La Paz Airport.

What to Bring:

Comfortable clothing, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, valid passport and Visa if it is required. = IMPORTANT: American citizens require Visa.

What's Included:

- 02 nights at Real Plaza Hotel - 01 Night at Salt Hotel Luna Salada (Cristal Samaña for 2019) - AM. Half day Tiwanacu - PM. City Tour La Paz & Moon Valley - Airport transfers in La Paz and Uyuni - Meals mentioned - Full day Tour to Uyuni Salt flats. - Private transport, - bilingual guide (Spanish - English) - museums admission fees - Flights La Paz / Uyuni / La Paz - IMPORTANT: Based in Double occupancy. In case of 3 person, it would be in 01 Double + 01 Single Room. In case of 5 person, would be 02 Double rooms + 01 Single Room. == - IT DOES NOT INCLUDE: AIRPORT TAXES, DRINKS, TIPS AND EXTRA EXPENSES.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

What to Bring:

Comfortable clothing, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, valid passport and Visa if it is required. = IMPORTANT: American citizens require Visa.

What's Included:

- 02 nights at Real Plaza Hotel - 01 Night at Salt Hotel Luna Salada (Cristal Samaña for 2019) - AM. Half day Tiwanacu - PM. City Tour La Paz & Moon Valley - Airport transfers in La Paz and Uyuni - Meals mentioned - Full day Tour to Uyuni Salt flats. - Private transport, - bilingual guide (Spanish - English) - museums admission fees - Flights La Paz / Uyuni / La Paz - IMPORTANT: Based in Double occupancy. In case of 3 person, it would be in 01 Double + 01 Single Room. In case of 5 person, would be 02 Double rooms + 01 Single Room. == - IT DOES NOT INCLUDE: AIRPORT TAXES, DRINKS, TIPS AND EXTRA EXPENSES.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

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