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Crossing the Altiplano (6 days)

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Copacabana, Bolivia To Villamar, Bolivia

Valid for Departures Now Through: 28 Jun 2019

Crossing the Altiplano (6 days)

Day 5

Colchani, Bolivia Uyuni, Bolivia →Alota, Bolivia→Villamar, Bolivia

Day 6

Villamar, Bolivia→Reserva Eduardo Avaroa , Bolivia→Hito Cajon , Bolivia

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Puno, Peru
Copacabana, Bolivia
Sun Island, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
Ecolodge La Estancia, Suite Lunch, Dinner

Private transportation from Puno to Copacabana (3 ½ hours). Visit the famous Virgen Morena and its church, have a stroll of town and take a nice boat ride to the Island of the Sun (1 hour). Land in Huacani port to enjoy a typical lunch “Aptapi” directly at the Lake´s shore on a unique location. Afterwards hike for about 45 min to overnight at the Ecolodge La Estancia in a private Suite. Enjoy the peace and quietness of this really special lodge – surrounded by nature with unique views of the Royal Andes Mountain Range. Appetizers and breakfast served in Deluxe Suite. Dinner at the ecolodge.

Day 2
Sun Island, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
La Paz, Bolivia
Atix, Deluxe room Breakfast, Lunch

DON’T MISS AN EARLY SUNRISE! Hike down through Yumani visiting the Inca stairs and the Water of the Eternal Youth, then have a trip to the Island of the Moon (30 minutes) and the Inca ruins of Iñak Uyu temple to finally reach Copacabana (1 ½ hour). Private transportation to La Paz, on the way you will stop in Rio Seco to take the Blue line and then the Red line. Finally, arrival to your hotel.

Day 3
La Paz, Bolivia
Atix, Deluxe room Breakfast, Dinner

City Tour La Paz

A four hours city tour through La Paz, elected as one of the 7 wonder cities in the world. It is located in a valley at the foothills of the Andes Range, situated at 3,632m / 11942 ft. above sea level. Start in the southern part of La Paz to reach and visit the Valley of the Moon, where a clay mountain has been impressively shaped by erosion.

The tour goes through the street markets rich in handicrafts, weavings and witchcraft items, followed by a visit to the colonial section of the city, San Francisco Church, Ethnography and Folcklore Museum (MUSEF), Murillo Square also visit to the viewpoint "Mirador de Killi Killi"; and the outdoor replica of Tiwanaku temple. Finally, ride by cable car “Teleférico”, it’s a good choice to discover an excellent and beautiful view of La Paz. This is a must for everyone!

For dinner, you will go to one of the best restaurants in Bolivia, Gustu, rated as one of “The Best 50 Restaurants of Latin America”.

Day 4
La Paz, Bolivia
Uyuni, Bolivia
Hotel Palacio de Sal 5*, VIP Suite Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Early, transfer to the airport for the flight La Paz – Uyuni.

Transfer Uyuni Airport – Salt flats

Arrival and transfer to salt hotel in Colchani, at the shores of the Uyuni salt flats. Enter this unique natural wonder with over 10.582 km2 at 3.692m. of salt is really special. Start this perfect natural highway to cross it to “Isla Incahuasi”, a special habitat of volcanic rocks and giant cactus, continue north to the pre-Columbian Ayque Pucara fort and the nearby chullpares in the foothills of the Tunupa volcano.

Enjoy a luxury picnic lunch in the middle of the great Uyuni salt flats is a unique experience because of watching the scenery in the salt flats while the lunch is served.

Luxury cocktail during the sunset

A spectacular time in Uyuni salt flats enjoying a luxury cocktail in the middle of this beautiful and huge salt desert during an incredible sunset. Included: Snacks (Ham, cheese, nuts, olives, bread) and wine

Dinner at the hotel.

Star Gazing Tour

After dinner have an extraordinary experience being in the middle of Uyuni salt flats at night, it will be a trip to the stars by staying on the Earth. It will give an indescribable feeling. (This visit depends on the weather). Included: a cup of hot beverage (non-alcoholic)

Day 5
Colchani, Bolivia
Uyuni, Bolivia
Alota, Bolivia
Villamar, Bolivia
Hotel Mallku Cueva, Standard room Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Travel south crossing the town of Uyuni, leaving it to visit the cemetery of old trains and then enter the southern highlands crossing the villages of San Cristobal, Culpina K and enter the rich and high Andean valley of Alota (4 hours), continue south with great stone formations done by the erosion, to finally reach Villamar (1 hour). Dinner at the hotel.

Day 6
Villamar, Bolivia
Reserva Eduardo Avaroa , Bolivia
Hito Cajon , Bolivia
None None

Trip to REA visiting: Laguna Colorada (4,278m), declared a RAMSAR site due to the nesting of over 30,000 Andean flamingos, geysers “Sol de Mañana”, Chalviri lagoon and its hot springs of Polques. Continue the high deserts of Pampas de Dali until “Laguna Verde” (3 hours), a beautiful green lagoon at the foothills of the Licancabur Mountain, continue until de Bolivian boarder Hito Cajón.

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Description

The best of Bolivia is reunited on this program filled with amazing sceneries and breathtaking landscapes only this country can offer.

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