Viajaremos en una Toyota 4x4 Land Cruiser. 20 Dias. Nuestra ruta esta entre los 5000 a 2500 metros sobre el nivel del mar. Empezamos en Cochabamba para luego ir a nuestra ruta sur visitando Sucre, Potosí, Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Laguna Colorada, San Pedro de Atacama, Laguna Altiplánica, Parque Nacional Lauca, Parque Nacional Sajama, Tiahuanaco, La Paz, Valle de La Luna y todavía más.
Day 1: Cochabamba
Arrival in Bolivia. Welcome and reception at the airport with our guide and our Toyota Land Cruiser that will accompany us throughout our trip.
Day 2: Tour Cochabamba - Quillacollo - Pairumani - Sipe - Inkarakay
Visit Cochabamba - Quillacollo - Pairumani - Sipe - Inkarakay.
Day 3: Cochabamba - Tarata - Totora
Our first visit is Tarata, 29 kilometers southeast of Cochabamba. It is one of the most charming villages in the region, a picturesque beauty. Our trip will continue until we reach our hotel in Totora.
Day 4: Aiquile - Sucre
Visit to Aiquile.
Day 5: Sucre - Trekking Cràter Maragua
From here we depart to Maragua. The beginning of the hike to Camino del Inca, then we will hike for about two hours around the Ravelo River. In the afternoon we arrive at the crater of Maragua, together with the guide we visit some local houses to see the famous Jalq'a weavings, which are ranked among the best in Bolivia. Overnight in the tourist cabins of Maragua.
Overnight stay in local people's houses
Day 6: Trekking Cràter Maragua - Sucre
The next day, after breakfast we visit the Dinosaur Footprints in Niñu Mayu. The hike continues until you reach Potolo or Kollpa Kucho where the car waits to start the return to Sucre. Another optional route is to leave Maragua towards the footprints and return to Maragua, to return to Quila Quila.
Hotel Villa Antigua *** or similar
Day 7: Sucre - Potosí - Yotala - Millares - Betanzos
Visit Potosí in the afternoon. At noon tomorrow we will leave for the city of Potosí. Here we start with a visit to the mining market called the "Calvario". After our visit, we will continue our circuit to the silver mines where we will observe the forced labor of the miners extracting the ore by hand as in the past centuries.
Day 8: Potosi - Uyuni
Visit of Potosí. Afterwards, in Uyuni, we will appreciate the train cemetery and the Ojos del Salar. Overnight.
Day 9: Uyuni - Colchani - Fish Island - Jirira
The adventure begins in Uyuni at approximately 10:30 am we will enter the Salar de Uyuni being our first stop a place where some trains of the last century were abandoned, which over time was called "Cemetery of Trains". After walking around and taking pictures we will continue to the town of Colchani where we will be able to appreciate how salt is processed in a traditional way to be sold being the main livelihood as well as tourism for this population.Then we will go to the town of Coquesa which is on the shores of the salt flat. In this town we will be able to spend the night in the houses of the villagers who have adapted them with the basic services to receive the visitors.
Day 10: Jirira - San Juan
After breakfast we go to a viewpoint of the Tunupa volcano. In mobility (Land Cruiser - 4x4) we are going to walk through these unspoiled places.On the way we will visit Incahuasi Island (Isla del Pescado).On this island live the Chinchilas, relatives of the Chinchilas. The incredible thing is that on this island there is no water. Here we will be able to see hundreds of giant cactus in the middle of the salt flat. In the island we will have lunch and in the afternoon we will continue to the town of San Juan where we will spend the night in the houses of some relatives.
Day 11: San Juan - Laguna Colorada - Villa Mar
After breakfast we will continue our adventure to Villa Mar visiting on the way the active volcano Ollague, the lagoons of Cañapa, Hedionda, ....At noon we will stop on the way for lunch and in the afternoon we will continue our journey through the deserts.In the afternoon we will arrive at Villa Mar located in the Eduardo Avaroa National Park of Andean Fauna. You can see the Arbol de Piedra, the Siloli desert, ... Overnight at Laguna Colorada. Overnight in a room with private but simple bathrooms.
Day 12: Villa Mar - Laguna Colorada - Laguna Verde - San Pedro de Atacama
This day we will leave very early for our tour at 4:00 a.m. to better appreciate the Geysers, better known as "Sol de Mañana".Then we will continue to the thermal baths of Polques. There we will have breakfast to go to the "Blanca" and "Verde" Lagoons located at the foot of the Licancabur Volcano. Overnight in San Pedro de Atacama.
Day 13: San Pedro - Atacama Salt Flat.Free day to choose your activities.
Hotel Quechua *** or similar Breakfast
Day 14: San Pedro - Moon Valley Tour in shared service.
In the afternoon, in the Moon Valley, you will visit the salt statues "Las Tres Marias", the salt mine, the viewpoint, the salt caverns and wait for the sunset on the great sand dune.
Day 15: San Pedro Atacama - Colchane Isluga
We will travel through the most arid desert on the planet, the Atacama Desert.Distance approximately 500 kilometers.
Day 16: Colchane - Lauca
Departure from Colchane. After a 5 hour trip, we can appreciate the beauty of the landscape.We arrive at the Salar de Surire where we will walk through its extensive surface.Overnight at the Lauca refuge.
Day 17: Lauca Chungara
(Lauca National Park)We will appreciate the sunrise and after breakfast, we cross the Tambo Quemado border. Then we visit the forest of queñuas "native trees".Dinner and overnight at Tomarapi Eco Lodge.
Day 18: Sajama (Sajama National Park) - La Paz
At 5:30 a.m., we will start our hike to better appreciate the vaporization of the fumaroles.We will have breakfast and continue our hike to the hot springs to take a natural bath.At 12h, we will have lunch and there our transportation will be waiting for us to return to La Paz after 4 hours of route.
Day 19: La PazIn the morning, city tour of the city.
In this tour we will know this wonderful city where we will appreciate the cultural, historical, architectural and natural richness.We will visit the Murillo Square, the Cathedral, the Government Palace, ... and in the afternoon we will appreciate the Moon Valley.This is located 15 km from the center of the city.
Day 20: Tour Tiahuanaco - Bolivia
Visit the pre-Inca archaeological ruins of the Tiahuanaco culture where you can appreciate the monoliths, the famous Sun Gate and the authentic Benett monolith.Arriving at Tiahuanaco we will visit the museum and then take a walk and visit the pyramid of Akapana, the temple of Kalasasaya and more.Day 21: La Paz - International flightFarewell after a long adventure.
Included in the price:
-Meals according to the itinerary
-All Hotels *** Lodges and Refugios with breakfast.
-Lodging will generally be in a double room and a triple room.
-In lodges the room will be shared
-Private transportation by Toyota Land Cruisser.
-All transfers (airport - hotel - airport)
-All entrance fees to National Parks, churches, convents, museums, cathedrals, ruins, attractions within the program.
-Driver guideNot included in the price:
-Meals, snacks, mineral water, entrance fees to discotheques and alcoholic beverages.