14 Days / 13 Nights
The best way to describe Bolivia is a colourful palette, painted by Mother Nature and a series of stunning, picturesque and impressive natural destinations, reflecting her creativity to the full. Awe-inspiring mountains, multi-coloured lakes, lush Amazon jungle, astonishing flora and fauna and incredible cultural diversity, conspire to make Bolivia a must-do destination for those in search of unique, authentic experiences. Its ruggedness and complexity are unmatched and its history remarkable. The combination of adventure activities, eco-diversity, natural beauty and magnificent festivals, however, are not for the faint-hearted! This awe-inspiring Bolivia tour will be the perfect insight into this small yet incredible country.
Special features of our Awe-Inspiring Bolivia Tour:
Type of Tourism: Rainforest, mountains, Nature and Ecotourism, Family, geographical, Historical and Cultural
Places to Visit: Santa Cruz, Uyuni salt flats, Sucre, dinosaur footprints, Potosi gold mining town, La Paz, Lake Titicaca, Madidi national park
Duration: 14 Days and 13 Nights.
Type of Service: some tours are small group service tours and other tours are private.
Accommodation: 3 star hotels at every destination that you will visit. These hotels had been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and pampered.
Arrival to the city of Santa Cruz, found at an elevation of 400 metres above sea level, making it a fantastic gateway into Bolivia. Relax and recuperate from your journey and enjoy the warm climate and relaxed vibe.
We will take an early morning flight to, found at an elevation of 2500 metres above sea level. This colonial city has maintained its state of preservation over the years, represented in its narrow, winding streets and carved wooden balconies. The weather can be described as spring-like and comfortable for most of the year. This tour of Sucre allows us to get to know the most impressive sites of the capital. In the morning the visit begins with the Recoleta Mirador, the Museum of the R...
After breakfast, we travel to Potosí, Bolivia's Imperial City and most important mining centre which was once the world's largest industrial complex in the 16th century. Stroll down cobbled streets and peer into colonial churches that reflect Potosí's once-wealthy past. Continue back to the outskirts of the city, to our hotel, which is a fine example of Potosí's colonial past; where you will be surrounded by paintings, antiques and other original details, transpor...
After breakfast, we will travel to Uyuni. 22 km before we arrive at Potosi, we will pass through Pulacayo, which was Bolivia's most important mining centre in the nineteenth century. The first-ever train to arrive in Bolivia is still found in this mining community, which is also where Bolivia's most important revolution was organized. Visit the house of ex-President Aniceto Arce. This little town gives us great insight to understand the influence of the British in Bolivian history. We...
Early in the morning, we will drive from Uyuni to the Eduardo Avaroa Reserve, leaving the salt flats behind us and heading to the region's deserts and lakes. We will pass through the majestic highland area, to look out at spectacular mountains and whimsical landscapes. This is where the native llamas and vicuñas welcome you to winding streams and offer an insight into the daily life of the locals of the area.
We will then arrive at the Capiña...
We start our day early with a morning transfer from Uyuni Airport to La Paz. On arrival, we will take the Cable Car, offering a fantastic view over the city of La Paz, taking us into the heart of the magical city, surrounded by mountains and protected by the snow-capped mountain of Illimani.
La Paz is an eclectic, mind-blowing city. Our full-day tour will take you on a cultural and historical journey around this colourful city, nestled in the mountains and where we can enjoy its fast-paced vibe and its ever-changing energy. Explore colonial streets, squares, The Cathedral, the Witches' Market, the Government Palaces and take in the views from its different viewpoints, as well as the cable car. After lunch, we will visit the Valley of the Moon, a rock formation similar to ...
After breakfast, we will travel to the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca! We can enjoy stunning views over the Andes and the hillsides dotted with small highland communities. On the shores of this immense lake, lies the small sacred town of Copacabana, where Bolivians and Peruvians flock to worship the Dark Virgin of Copacabana and where our boat will take us over to the Island of the Sun.
After breakfast, we will explore the Island of the Sun. The Pilkokaina Palace, the Yumani Inca Steps and the Fountain of Eternal Youth, as well as the impressive Inca terracing, still used by the local farmers to this day. We will enjoy a typical Aymara lunch on the Island of the Moon, after which we will visit the Temple of the Virgins of the Sun. We will then return to Copacabana and continue on our return to La Paz.
Early morning, we will take you to the airport to fly to Rurrenabaque. On arrival, we will be greeted with a "welcome to the Amazon" drink. We will then take a boat trip for 3 hours, enjoying spectacular views of the rivers Beni and Tuichi, before entering the Madidi National Park. On arrival at the eco-lodge around noon, you will receive a refreshing glass of fresh fruit juice, after which, we will have lunch. In the afternoon, we will walk along a trail named "dry creek", where you ...
After breakfast, at 7:00 am, we will walk to the Cliff of the Macaws, one of the best places to birdwatch in The Madidi National Park. The hike is not difficult and on the way, we will see massive trees and learn more about their uses. At the Cliff of the Macaws, not only can you birdwatch, but you can also enjoy the spectacular views over the Amazon Basin and its many adjoining rivers. We will walk through the jungle, discovering more wildlife and interact with local communities along the way.
Very early in the morning, we will enjoy a delicious breakfast before returning to Rurrenabaque, arriving around 8.30am. On arrival, we will immediately head off to Santa Rosa. Along the way, we will have the opportunity to see many animals such as sloths, anteaters and a variety of birds. Around midday, we will take a boat trip of about 15 minutes to the Ecolodge. In the afternoon, after a well -earned rest, we will head along the River Yacuma by boat to search for caimans, capybaras...
Nice and early, we will watch the sunrise, to the backing track of howler monkeys and birds, which herald the awakening of the jungle. We will have breakfast and then go back out on the River Yacuma. Throughout the day, we will discover a variety of birds, capybara, caimans, turtles and anacondas, as well as many other animals. Then after lunch, we will return to the airport in Rurrenabaque, where we will arrive to La Paz at about 4:30 p.m. We will arrive from the airport to the centr...
Today is the final day of the tour! We will take you to the airport or bus station for your onward journey home or to your next exciting destination.