<11 Days / 10 Nights>
BOL-3 Bolivia a fascinating rainbow 11 Days/10 Nights
- Day 1
- Arrival in La Paz and transfer to hotel
- Day 2
- In the morning visit to the archaeological site of Tiwanaku.
- Continuation to Huatajata. Andean Roots Eco-Village.
- Kallawaya and Alajpacha night experiences. Dinner and overnight at the Inca Utama Hotel & SPA
- Day 3
- Hydrofoil cruise to Moon & Sun Islands-lunch / Copacabana. Overland journey to La Paz
- Day 4
- Transfer to the airport for flight to Copacabana(flight not incl.).
- Excursion to the Uyuni Salt Lake with lunch. Dinner and overnight at Salt Hotel.
- Day 5
- Salt Lake, Jirira & Thunupa Volcano visit with box lunch. Dinner and overnight at Salt Hotel
- Day 6
- Transfer out for flight to La Paz (flight not incl.).
- Arrival transfer. In the afternoon City Tour and Moon Valley
- Day 7
- Transfer to the airport for flight to Rurrenabaque (flight not incl.).
- Arrival transfer. Overnight local hotel
- Day 8
- Canoe ride to Chalalan Lodge. Local activities.
- Day 9
- Local activities in Madidi National Park
- Day 10
- Return to Rurrenabaque and flight to La Paz (flight not incl). Arrival transfer
- Day 11
- Transfer to the airportfor continuing flight
Transfer from the airport to the hotel in La Paz. La Paz Airport is located at 25 minutes from any hotel downtown. Included: Transportation, bilingual guide, assistance on arrival and porterage at the airport. Overnight at local hotel
In the morning visit to the archaeological site of Tiwanaku (1.580 BC-1.000 AD). These magnificent ruins of Bolivia belong to one of the oldest civilizations in the Americas. The Sun Gate, the Temple of Kalasasaya and the Pyramid of Akapana are the sample of a glorious past. Tiwanaku culture was an agrarian based economy with an estimated population of 115.000 inhabitants. Continuation to Huatajata at the shores of Lake Titicaca. 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. Enjoy a nocturnal visit to the Native Observatory Alajpacha. Learn from the Aymaras Cosmovision and watch the southern constellations. Overnight at the Inca Utama Hotel & Spa
Hydrofoil cruise to Moon Island, visit the Sun Virgins Temple “Iñak Uyu”. Continue to Sun Island. 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. Cruise to Copacabana, located at the shores of Lake Titicaca. Once in Copacabana, visit the shrine and the Dark Indian Virgin. Overland journey to back to La Paz. Overnight at local hotel
Transfer to the airport of La Paz for you flight to Uyuni. Arrival to Uyuni and transfer to the hotel to leave the luggage and Immediately start an excursion to the Salt Lake and Isla Pescado. Uyuni is the largest salt flat on Earth, located on the Bolivian Andean Altiplano with more than 10.000 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. Dinner and overnight at a Salt Hotel at the shores of the Uyuni Salt Lake
Enjoy a full day excursion to the small village of Jirira, at the foot of Thunupa Volcano. Stroll through the village and hike to the cave of the Coquesa Mummies. Lunch included. Dinner and overnight at a Salt Hotel at the shores of the Uyuni Salt Lake
Transfer to the Airport for your flight back to La Paz. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. 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
Transfer to the Airport for your flight to Rurrenabaque. Reception at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Rurrenabaque Overnight at a local hotel
Boat trip on the Beni and Tuichi rivers into Madidi National Park. Short hike from the river shore to Chalalan Lodge. Accommodation and lunch. In the afternoon relax, swim, or have a Canoe ride on Chalalan Lake. In the evening briefing about Madidi National Park and the San Jose de Uchupiamonas community. After dinner, night walk to observe the nocturnal rainforest life: frogs, birds, night animals and insects Overnight at the Chalalan Lodge.
In the morning hike along the Silvador, Almendrillo & Jaguar trails. Themes of the hike: medicinal herbs, fruits and exotic plants. Lunch upon your return. In the afternoon relax, swim, or have a Canoe ride on Chalalan Lake In the evening, learn from local didactic games or admire the guidebooks library. After dinner, night trek on the Wichi and Jaguar trails. Theme: Rainforest materials used to make handicrafts, bird watching and palm trees. Overnight at the Chalalan Lodge
Hike to the Tuichi River port for your boat trip back to Rurrenabaque. Transfer to the airport for your flight back to La Paz. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel.
Transfer to the Airport of La Paz.