Tours in Bolivia


La Paz, Titicaca Lake, Potosi and Salar de Uyuni Tour

Tour Summary


Tour Details
Duration : 12 days / 11 nights
Tour Type : Cultural and ecology
Price : From US$ 1 247

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: None

DAY 02: La Paz: City tour and Valley of the Moon
Breakfast. Full day city tour visiting the city of La Paz at 3600 metres above sea level. Nested in a valley of incredible topography, seat of government, full of contrasts between old and modern, with its eternal guardian and majestic snow-covered Peak of Illimani. We will visit its typical markets like: the Sagárnaga Handicraft Market, the Market of the Wizards and the Indigenous Market. The Church of San Francisco, the Plaza Murillo Square, Palace of Government and the National Congress. The Jaén Street, representative of the colonial time and narrow stone cobbled street that lodges the Gold and the Costumbrista Museums. Then we will go to the semi-underground Museum of Tiwanaku, the bridge of the Americas that unites the two traditional districts of Miraflores and Sopocachi. Arrival to the Viewpoint of Killi-killi. After lunch we will visit the mysterious Valley of the Moon, tourist attraction with strange particular stone formations, the product of water and wind erosion, it almost looks like a real lunar landscape Return to the hotel and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 03: La Paz Titicaca
After breakfast, transfer by land towards the Titicaca Lake to board the type catamaran cruise ship, navigation towards the Isla del Sol or Island of the Sun, cradle of the Inca Empire. On this legendary island we will visit the Inca Garden, Stairs and fountain, later the itinerary includes the visit to the Cultural Complex Inti Wata, the main private tourist attraction of Bolivia, which includes the underground museum of the Ekeko, the Centres of traditional medicine and construction of totora reed rafts, the Pachamama terraces of Inca agriculture, an artisan centre, the Intica refuge and the greatest variety of local Andean cameloids in the viewpoint "Manco Cápac". The visit to the Complex Inti Wata also includes the possibility of sailing on board an immense typical raft of Totora and of making a panoramic visit to the Inca palace of Pilkokaina.
In the evening, we will go in the catamaran towards Challapampa; during the trip a buffet lunch is served. Challapampa is a small and solitary population to the north of the Island of the Sun where the opportunity is offered to experiment a half day of existential tourism. The settlers of Challapampa, through a program organised with them, receive the visitors in their houses and their school: The chapel, a small museum implemented by they themselves is visited, you participate in ancestral rituals, folkloric demonstrations and you can sail in their small totora reed boats. Also, the program includes a long walk through Inca footpaths visiting the Inca temple of the Chinkana, a candle light supper and rest on board of the catamaran in staterooms with outside view and private bath.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and supper

DAY 04: Titicaca - La Paz
In the morning, breakfast buffet while we sail in the catamaran towards Copacabana, where we will visit the Sanctuary of the Virgen Morena or Black Madonna. Transfer by highway to the city of La Paz. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 05: La Paz: Snow-clad Peak of Chacaltaya
In the morning, guided visit to the world's highest ski resort at 5300 metres above sea level. . From the height the view covers the vast high mountain plains or Puna, in which to the distance the vigilant figure of some snow clad peaks of the Royal or Eastern Mountain Range is admired as is the case of the Huayna Potosí. Return in private car to the city of La Paz. Afternoon free. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 06: La Paz / Uyuni
Breakfast. We will leave the city of La Paz towards Uyuni (10 hours of trip approx). Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 07: Uyuni - San Juan
Soon of breakfast, we will visit the Cemetery of Locomotives, the Salt Pan of Uyuni, the Water Eyes in the Salt Pan, the Blocks of Salt, the Fish Island. At night, lodging in houses of villagers of the population of San Juan.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and supper

DAY 08: Uyuni: San Juan - Laguna Colorada or The Red Lagoon
Breakfast. We continued by the Southwest, parallel to the border with Chile. We cross other salt deserts like: Chiguana, also some small lagoons like: Cañapa, Hedionda, Honda and Chiarkhota, where we will see flamencos, ducks and rheas. Soon we cross the desert called "Rock Valley" that has very peculiar rock formations and we arrive at the Red Lagoon, where we will spend the night in town houses.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and supper

DAY 09: Uyuni: Laguna Verde or Green Lagoon - Laguna Colorada or Red Lagoon
Breakfast. In the morning, we continue our route towards the border with Chile, going through Porkes, Laguna Salada or Salty Lagoon, where we will find sulphur wells, geysers, and fumaroles and finally we arrive at Laguna Verde or Green Lagoon, located by the foot of the Licancabur Volcano. Return in the evening to the Laguna Colorada or Red Lagoon to overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and supper

DAY 10: Uyuni: Laguna Colorada or Red Lagoon - Uyuni
Breakfast. Return towards Uyuni going through: City of Stones, to finally arrive at Uyuni.
Note: In regular service we will leave at midnight. If the service is in private, we will leave early the following morning.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and supper

DAY 11: Uyuni - La Paz
Return trip of return from Uyuni to the city of La Paz. Overnight

Meals: None

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

Meals: Breakfast

End of our services

Tour Rates

Price per person in US dollars

Referential Prices 2008

English or spanish-speaking local guides
  Single room Double room
Deluxe 2 742 1 570
Superior 2 594 1 465
Superior Tourist 2 343 1 328
Tourist 2 187 1 247

Price per person in US dollars

English and spanish speaking local guides
  Single room Double room
Deluxe 3 187 2 180
Superior 3 039 2 075
Superior Tourist 2 799 1 907
Tourist 2 680 1 646

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.

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*
Uyuni Magia de Uyuni Hostel 2* Magia de Uyuni Hostel 2* Magia de Uyuni Hostel 2* Magia de Uyuni Hostel 2*

Tour Inclusions


La Paz: City tour, Lake Titicaca catamaran tour, Isla del Sol and Snow Peak Chacaltaya.
Potosi: Excursion to the Uyuni Salt Pan.
  • 11 nights of lodging in private service (10 nights in regular services)
  • All the breakfasts and meals specified in the programme
  • All the entrances in the above-mentioned excursions
  • All transfers and land transports
  • All applicable taxes
  • All tours with bilingual guides (english/spanish)

  • Airport taxes ($25 for International flights)
  • Excess luggage (flights and regular buses)
  • Drinks, soda waters or bottled mineral water
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • National or 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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