Tours in Bolivia


La Paz, Sucre and Potosi Tour

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Duration : 12 days / 11 nights
Tour Type : Archaeological, cultural and ecological
Price : From US$ 1 441

Tour Description

All our programmes can be tailor made according to your requirements, whether regarding the length of your tour, any special interests or specific activities, flight reservations, optional destinations or tours.

DAY 01: Arrival to La Paz
Arrival to the airport of La Paz, Bolivia. Attendance and transfer to the selected hotel. Overnight.

Meals: Not included

DAY 02: La Paz
Breakfast. Morning free, to adapt to the climate and the altitude. In the evening City tour in the City of La Paz. Visiting the Indigenous Market and the Market of the Witches, the Basilica of San Francisco built in 1549, the historical Plaza Murillo, the Government Palace, the National Congress and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Museums in old the colonial Jaén Street like the Costumbrista and the Gold Museum. Residential areas and the Famous Valley of the Moon with its strange formations product of air and water erosion. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 03: La Paz - Copacabana
Breakfast. Leave La Paz in private transport to Copacabana by the Titicaca Lake, passing through many communities of Aymaras in the Puna High Lands. The way is paved and runs parallel to the Royal Mountain Range of the Andes, where we will have the possibility of observing and of enjoying many beautiful mountain peaks. During the way we will observe the lake in the South eastern part of the Huarina villa, crossing the Eastern part of the lake until we come to the Straits of Tiquina that connect to the two parts of the Titicaca Lake. We will cross in boat and we will continue the on a paved road with a great view of the Lake and the Royal Mountain Range of the Andes until arriving at the city of Copacabana. In Copacabana is to be found the famous "Dark Virgin of Copacabana" in its church of Colonial Renaissance style, that includes other influences like baroque Indian and Moorish style. In the evening we will visit archaeological sites like the “Horca del Inca” or Inca Gallows, an astronomical pre-Columbian observation point, and the top of "the Calvario" to watch the beautiful Sun set. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 04: Copacabana - Sun Island - La Paz
Breakfast. In the morning, we go by boat to the Island of the Sun, known as the cradle of the Inca Empire, where we will be able to appreciate the archaeological site of Pilkokaina and the Inca terraces that are still used for agricultural purposes. Also we will enjoy a wonderful view of the Titicaca Lake and the Mountain Range of the Andes, and will visit the town of Yumani, also known as "the Garden of the Incas". Here we will find a water fountain called the Source of Eternal Youth, place where the Incas were baptized. Return to Copacabana by boat and then overland to the city of La Paz. Overnight.
" Including Catamaran "

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 05: La Paz - Sucre: City Tour
Breakfast. In the morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Sucre. After the arrival, transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, city tour of the City of Sucre: The House of the Freedom, the Viewpoint and the Tourist Complex of the Recoleta, the Church of San Lazaro, Santo Domingo, the University Museum, the Convent of San Felipe de Nery, the Church of Mercy, the General Cemetery and the main historical monuments of the city. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 06: Sucre - Potosi: City Tour
Breakfast. Transfer from Sucre to Potosi (3 1/2 hours approximately), passing by the Pilcomayo River, offering a spectacular contrast to the high land valley. Arrival to Potosi, the highest city of the world. In the foothills of Cerro Rico (Rich Mountain), are found the mineral resources that are the main source of the economy of the nation. In afternoon tour to Potosi, visiting museums, churches and the famous "House of the Mint". Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 07: Potosi - Sucre: Mining Tour
Breakfast. The Mining Tour will give you the opportunity to enter the world of the miners to observe their work and to hear their opinions and beliefs. In the afternoon return to Sucre. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 08: Potosi - Uyuni
Leave Potosi in the morning to Uyuni. Box lunch on the way. Arrival in the evening, to visit the Cemetery of Trains, the Main Square, the Church, the Cemetery of the city and the salt producers in the locality of Colchani. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Box lunch and dinner

DAY 09: Salar de Uyuni Salt flats
Breakfast. We will visit the Great Salar de the Uyuni, biggest in the world, until we arrive at Isla Pescado - Fish Island, well-known as "Huasi Inca", which is famous for its giant cactus. Box lunch. In the evening we will visit Jirira and Coquesa from where we can observe the Thunupa Volcano and Aymara ruins. Return to Uyuni. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Box lunch and dinner

DAY 10: Uyuni - Potosi - Sucre
Breakfast and return to Potosi. Box lunch on the way. In the evening, transfer from Potosi to Sucre in private car. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast and Box lunch

DAY 11: Sucre - La Paz
Return to La Paz. Transfer to the selected hotel. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12: International flight
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to board your International flight.

Meals: Breakfast

End of our services

Tour Rates

Price per person in US dollars

Referential Prices 2008


English and spanish speaking local guides
  Single room Double room
Deluxe 2 874 1 731
Superior 2 706 1 628
Tourist Superior 2 488 1 516
Tourist 2 365 1 441

Price per person in US dollars


English and spanish speaking local guides
  Single room Double room
Deluxe 2 796 1 700
Superior 2 636 1 604
Tourist Superior 2 448 1 502
Tourist 2 325 1 428

Referential Prices Only. May be modified without previous notice depending on US Dollar exchange rate with local currency.

Note 1: Above rates are subject to change without notice eg. Holy Week,Labour Day, Christmas, New Years, etc.

Note 2: Single room basis value stands for 1 person travelling alone.

Note 3: The hotels in Uyuni only count with basic services.

Note 4: Services on days 3 and 4 are shared, not private.

Hotel Options for the Tour (or Equivalent)

  Deluxe Superior Tourist Superior Tourist
La Paz Europa 5* Hotel Plaza Hotel 5* Gloria Hostel 3* Naira Hostel 3*
Copacabana Rosario del Lago Hotel 3* Rosario del Lago Hotel 3* Rosario del Lago Hotel 3* Rosario del Lago Hotel 3*
Sucre Capital Plaza Hotel 4* De Su Merced Hostel *4 Independencia Hotel 4* Sucre 3* Hostel
Potosi Colonial Hotel 4* Colonial Hotel 4* Colonial Hotel 4* Santa Teresa Hotel3*
Uyuni Sal Playa Blanca Hotel 1*
Magia de Uyuni Hostel 2*
Sal Playa Blanca Hotel 1*
Magia de Uyuni Hostel 2*
Sal Playa Blanca Hotel 1*
Magia de Uyuni Hostel 2*
Sal Playa Blanca Hotel 1*
Magia de Uyuni Hostel 2*

Tour Inclusions


En La Paz: City Tour, Copacabana and Sun Island.
En Sucre: City Tour.
En Potosí: City Tour, and visit to the Casa de la Moneda, Mines of Potosi and Salar de Uyuni Salt flats.
  • 11 nights accommodations
  • All breakfasts and meals specified in programme
  • All entrance fees to excursion mentioned
  • All transfers and land transports
  • Private car Sucre - Potosi -Uyuni - Potosi -Sucre
  • All applicable taxes
  • All tours with bilingual guides (english / spanish)

  • Air Ticket La Paz/Sucre/La Paz at around $189,50 (Subject to airline space availability)
  • International flights
  • Airport taxes ($25 for international flights and $2 for domestic flights)
  • Excess luggage (regular flights and buses)
  • Alcoholic drinks, sodas or bottled mineral water
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • National and international telephone calls
  • Others not mentioned
Custom made programs for Special Interest groups are available upon request. Pre and Post tours, additional nights and flight reservations can also be arranged upon request.

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