<6 Days / 5 Nights>
BOL-2 Top Altiplano Highlights 6 Days/5 Nights
- Day 1
- Overland journey Puno / Copacabana. Hydrofoil Cruise to Moon & Sun Islands- lunch
- Dinner and overnight at the Posada del Inca - Sun Island
- Day 2
- Morning free. Lunch in Uma Kollu Restaurant. Hydrofoil Cruise to Huatajata - Andean Roots Eco-Village.
- Kallawaya and Alajpacha night experiences. Overnight at the Inca Utama Hotel & SPA
- Day 3
- Transfer to La Paz. In the afternoon City Tour and Moon Valley
- Day 4
- Private overland journey in 4x4 La Paz / Jirira with lunch. Dinner and overnight in comfortable tents
- Day 5
- Excursion to the Uyuni Salt Lake with lunch. In the afternoon return in 4x4 to La Paz.
- Day 6
- Transfer to the airport
Overland journey from Puno to Copacabana, located at the shores of Lake Titicaca. Once in Copacabana, visit the shrine and the Dark Indian Virgin. Hydrofoil cruise to Moon Island, visit the Sun Virgins Temple “Iñak Uyu”. Continue to Sun Island, to visit the Pilcocaina Sun Temple. Enjoy a llama trek to the hotel. Lunch upon arrival; the afternoon is at leisure to explore the bucolic surroundings. Dinner and overnight at the Posada del Inca Eco Lodge
The morning is at leisure. Around noon visit the Inca “Grand Stairs” and the Sacred Fountain; taste the water believed to give eternal youth and happiness. Lunch at the Uma Kollu archaeological Restaurant; Visit the small handicraft market. Hydrofoil cruise to Huatajata. On arrival, visit the Andean Roots Eco Village: The Altiplano Museum; Handicrafts village, the Mud Igloos and the mortuary towers of the Urus Chipayas. Meet the Limachi family, builders of the RA II and Tigris for epic expeditions across the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy our elegant vicuñas, llamas, alpacas and the mythical Suri. Audiovisual and night experience of "The Mystic World of the Kallawayas", natural healers of Bolivia. They believe that you first have to heal the soul in order to heal your body. Tata Benjo, -our Kallawaya- will bless visitors and answer questions by casting his sacred coca leaves. By night visit the Native Observatory Alajpacha. Learn from the Aymaras Cosmovision and watch the southern constellations. Overnight at the Inca Utama Hotel & Spa
Overland journey to your hotel in La Paz. In the afternoon City Tour. La Paz and its surroundings can transport you to a mysterious past where any corner, any street, is a hidden treasure where adventure begins; a living history which treasures the pre-Hispanic times with all their traditions and magic rites on its streets. The indigenous, colonial and modern areas, Indian Market, Witch Doctor's Market & breathtaking panoramas are all framed by the majestic "Illimani" mountain. Visit the Moon Valley, a clay formation resembling the face of the Moon. Overnight at local hotel
Private transfer from La Paz to Oruro; lunch at a local Restaurant and continue to Jirira Dinner and overnight in comfortable tents at Jirira, at the shores of the Uyuni Salt Lake
Excursion to the Salt Lake and Isla Pescado. Uyuni is the largest salt flat on Earth, located on the Bolivian Andean Altiplano with 12.000 square Km; the Bolivian Andes offer stunning sceneries which can be hardly matched. The sound of silence makes the heart beats faster and the surreal pentagons of crystalline salt, the pure sky, the color lagoons, the cacti and the flamingos, certainly makes you feel that there is no other place like this in the whole world. Lunch at Isla Pescado, also called “Incawasi”, an oasis with formations of algae and fossils. It is covered by thousands of giant columnar cacti, which can be more than a hundred years old, growing to a height of over 12 mtrs. The landscape against the background of the salt pans extending to the horizon makes it an ideal place for photography hunters. In the early afternoon drive back to La Paz. Overnight at local hotel
Transfer to the Airport of La Paz.