Let's not miss the opportunity to enjoy the dazzling sky reflection in Uyuni and what could be more exciting than staying in a hotel built in salt? Explore La Paz and enjoy the breathtaking views in the highest city in the South America!
SUCRE (2810m) ARRIVAL
Upon arrival, transfer to Parador Santa Maria La Real for an overnight stay. You are recommended to take the day easy to adapt the altitude (2,810 m / 9,200ft)
Visit the Museo de Arte Indigena - Museum of Indigenous Art - also known as the textile museum. Transfer to La Recoleta, where several colonial and republican paintings, sculptures, works of jewelry and archaeological remains are on display. Also visit San Felipe Nery Monastery.
SUCRE / POTOSI / UYUNI (3665m)
Embark an early overland journey to Potosi, the famous Colonial City and source of silver during colonial times. The rich mountain towers over the city, and according to legend it has produced enough silver to build a solid silver bridge from Potosi to Madrid. Visit a mine, which is the main local attraction. Potosi has been declared by UNESCO as “The Historical and Cultural Legacy of Mankind".
Visit to the Mine Market and buy some offerings to the Pachamama, a goddess revered by the indigenous peoples of the Andes.
Visit the Casa de la Moneda (Royal Mint), with its wooden machinery which was used to make silver coins for Spain during the colonial era.
Continue overland to Uyuni and check in to the Hotel Luna Salada.
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Depart from the hotel for an excursion to the Salt Lake. Uyuni is the largest salt flat on earth, at 12,000 square Km, located on the Bolivian Andean Altiplano. The Andes presents a stunning scenic backdrop to the remarkable and unique salt flat vista of pure sky and surreal crystalline salt pentagons.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Second chance to visit the Uyuni salt flats for more spectacular photography.
Visit Colchani, a quaint salt-processing village of just over 600 people which is home to Bolivia’s largest salt-processing cooperative.
(Breakfast, box lunch and dinner included)
UYUNI / LA PAZ (3640m)
Transfer from the hotel to the airport in Uyuni for a short flight to La Paz
Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to the Rennova hotel for your overnight stay. The rest of the day is free at leisure.
The City of La Paz and its surroundings will immerse you into a historic kaleidoscope in which any corner on any street is a hidden treasure - a living history evoking pre-Hispanic times with all its traditions on show along its streets. The intermixed indigenous, colonial and modern areas in the Indian Market, and the Witch Doctor's Market are all framed by the majestic "Illimani" mountain and its breathtaking panoramas.
Visit Moon Valley, a clay formation resembling the face of the Moon. Teleférico-cable car ride over the city of La Paz to enjoy and aerial view of the city.
LA PAZ DEPARTURE
Transfer to airport for your departure flight.