Natural Wonders + Colonial Treasures

+ Travel by hydrofoil across the sacred waters of Lake Titicaca to explore Inca sites on the Isle of the Sun and the Island of the Moon.
+ At the Witches Market, learn about ancient practices that endure.
+ Behold the amazing Uyuni Salt Flats and see ancient techniques still in use to harvest the vast deposits.
+ Discover Potosi, once the center of a vast 16th-century silver mining operation.
+ Delight in the intact Colonial architecture of Bolivia’s first capital and admire ancient Andean textiles at the Museo de Arte Indigena.

Visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Day 1 - Welcome to La Paz

    On arrival, you’ll be escorted to the luxurious Hotel Casa Grande.
  • Day 2 - To the shores of Titicaca

    Travel to Huatajata and check in to the Inca Utama Hotel set on the shores of Lake Titicaca. With your guide, ride the hydrofoil to Isla del Sol where you’ll ascend the Inca Staircase to see the Sacred Fountain. On Isla de la Luna, one of the largest island on the lake, you’ll tour an Inca temple dedicated to the Virgins of the Sun. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 3 - La Paz sightseeing

    Return to La Paz for lunch with wine at El Popular. Tour the Colonial district and stroll in the Indian market where city residents come to do their shopping. In the unusual Witches Market, you’ll learn about ancient practices that still endure. Discover the ethereal landscapes of the Valley of the Moon and ride the cable car for terrific views over the city. Meals B+L
  • Day 4 - Uyuni Salt Flats

    Fly to Uyuni and see the abandoned, early 20th-century locomotives at the Train Graveyard. In Colchani, at the edge of the vast Uyuni Salt Flats, you’ll learn about ancient methods that are still used to harvest the region’s salt deposits. Have lunch at Isla Incahuasi and see the see ancient stone dwellings of Tahua that sit in the shadow of the mighty Tunupa Volcano. Enjoy two nights at our unique hotel made entirely of salt. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 5 - Remarkable Tomave Lagoons

    Travel into the mountain landscapes of the Cordillera de los Frailes to visit the charming Colonial town of Tomave. Then explore the surrounding wetlands where llamas, alpacas and vicuñas graze along remarkable lagoons that vary in hue from green and blue to red. Enjoy a picnic surrounded by this mesmerizing scenery before returning to your hotel-of-salt. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 6 - Onward to Potosi and Sucre

    Journey across the high Bolivian Plateau to Potosi c, a 500-year-old Colonial town that was once the center of a vast silver mining operation. At the Royal Mint, see the old mule-driven machines that were used to mint the coins that were shipped to Europe through the Spanish Main. Continue to the Hotel Parador Santa Maria la Real in Sucre. Meals B+L
  • Day 7 - Sucre: first capital of Bolivia

    Join your expert guide and discover the intact Colonial architecture of Sucre c, founded by the Spanish in 1538. At the Museo de Arte Indigena, you’ll find a rare collection of Andean textiles – both ancient and modern. Then ascend to La Recoleta, a 400-year-old Franciscan monastery filled with art from the Colonial and Republican eras. Meals B+L
  • Day 8 - Return to La Paz

    Fly back to the capital and tour the Gold Museum with its vast collection of ancient precious-metal objects, jewelry and ceramics. Then discover the vibrant works of Roberto Mamani Mamani, the famed Bolivian painter, and enjoy a farewell dinner at Gustu – one of the finest restaurants in South America. Spend a final night at the chic Hotel Casa Grande. Meals B+D
  • Day 9 - Depart Bolivia

    After breakfast, we’ll take you to the airport for your onward flight. Meals B

Check In!

  • Hotel Casa Grande - La Paz, Bolivia

    Contemporary luxury, an innovative sustainable design and traditional Bolivian hospitality await you in the heart of La Paz. Each of the 65 guestrooms features stylish furnishings, free WiFi, and a spa-style bathroom with rainfall shower. A pillow menu, minibar, coffee maker and in-room electronic safe are other amenities you’ll find. After sightseeing, you can sit down to a wonderful dinner at the hotel’s Yerba Buena Restaurant where an eclectic international menu is created with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients.

  • Inca Utama Hotel - Huatajata, Bolivia

    Offering a complete cultural experience on the shores of Lake Titicaca, our resort-style hotel is home to the Altiplano Museum and Andean Eco-Village. Situated in two separate buildings, its 65 guestrooms are simply and comfortably furnished with private en suite baths. Our resort offers a delightful lakefront setting and is the perfect base for exploring the region.

  • Salt Hotel - Uyuni, Bolivia

    Highlighting your guided exploration of one of South America’s greatest natural wonders will be your 2-night stay in a hotel made entirely of salt! Situated on the edge of the remarkable Uyuni Salt Flats, these unique accommodations are constructed from hand-hewn blocks of salt. Stylish furnishings, traditional Bolivian accents and modern amenities promise a comfortable and truly unforgettable sojourn.

  • Hotel Parador Santa Maria La Real - Sucre, Bolivia

    In the heart of this historic city, founded by the Spanish in 1538, our elegant hotel is situated in a stately 18th-century mansion that has been meticulously restored to conserve its grandeur and fine architectural details – including graceful bricked arches, hand-hewn columns and imposing carved wooden doors. Inviting air conditioned guestrooms feature period-style furnishings with modern amenities including WiFi, minibar and a flat screen cable television.

Our Original Journey Value

+ Comprehensive sightseeing with your own private vehicle, driver and guide including all entry fees
+ 18 meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches + 4 dinners
+ 8 nights in our handpicked deluxe hotels including 2 nights on the edge of the Uyuni Salt Flats in a hotel carved entirely from salt
+ All on-tour transportation including airport transfers and both internal flights
+ Luggage handling, hotel taxes and service charges, and airline fees for both included flights

Trip Pricing

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1/1/2020 12/31/2020 $5299 $4799
 

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