Cruise Lake Titicaca and visit the largest salt desert in the world, the Salar de Uyuni, located in the highlands of Bolivia. See the highlights from Puno to La paz with Fertur!
Bolivia is an amazing country where the majority of the population is made up of the indigenous ethnic groups. Here travelers can experience and see the real life of the Quechua, Aymara and Guarani cultures, sample traditional local foods and drinks and share a spirit of freedom that has inspired the peoples of Bolivia for centuries.
This program features the world’s highest navigable lake, Titicaca, and the glimmering white expanse of the Uyuni Salt Flats. You will be amazed by the majestic and picturesque landscapes of the Bolivian Andes, the canyons, exotic rock formations, the rainbow-tinged waterfall.
Early land transfer to Copacabana Sanctuary, aboard the Catamaran Cruise Ship.
A morning snack is provided on board while sailing to Sun Island, the legendary birthplace of the Inca Empire.
Visit the Inca Garden, steps and fountain followed by the Inti Wata Cultural Complex including the Ekako Underground Museum, the traditional medicine and the Titikaka Reed Shipbuilders display centers, the Pachamama agricultural Inca terraces, a handicraft center, the Intica lounge and at the Manco Kapac look out.
Also, the Inti Wata Complex at Sun Island includes a unique sailing experience aboard a huge Titikaka Traditional vessel for a panoramic visit to the Pilkokaina Inca Palace.
Catamaran Cruise to Sun Island’s isolated Challapampa Village, while enjoying lunch on board.
Half day of participative tourism, visitors have the opportunity to interact with one of the most unspoiled indigenous Titikaka villages through an innovative program organized with the local community visiting their own museum, chapel, school, a typical house, sailing in their vessels to an Inca holy temple and walking through Inca trails.
Romantic candle light dinner and overnight on board the Catamaran in lake view cabins with private facilities. (L/D)
Catamaran Cruise Ship sails across the lake enjoying breakfast and the overwhelming panorama. Land transfer to Tiwanaku Ruins.
At its height, the capital of Tiwanaku was the largest in the world and considered to be the Cradle of all American Civilizations. This pre-Inca ruins is the subject of endless archaeological debates. The most recent radiocarbon 14 tests show that its structures date back to 1580 B.C.
In this ancient breath taking city we will visit the Kalasasaya (Sun) temple, the Semi-subterranean (Earth) Temple, Akapana Pyramid and the legendary Sun Gate. The tour also takes us to an impressive museum filled with ancient objects and tools that demonstrate just how advanced this civilization really was.
Service Includes: Private transport, bilingual guide, ruins admission fee and lunch in a local restaurant (fixed menu). (B/L)
Pick up from hotel and depart in regular bus to Oruro. Continue by train towards Uyuni, arrival late at night. Transfer to hotel, overnight stay. (B)
Breakfast. Visit the Uyuni Salt Flat and Isla Incahuasi, a rocky foothill covered with a giant cacti that measures up to 12 meters high (26.25 feet).
The climb to the top of this geological wonder provides amazing panoramic views. Lunch or Box Lunch. The trip continues towards Coquesa village; ascend towards the Tunupa Volcano to visit the Coquesa Mummies. In the afternoon return to the hotel in Uyuni. At midnight, transfer to the train station to board a train to Oruro. (B/L)
Arrival to Oruro in the morning and transfer to the bus station to board a regular bus to La Paz. Arrival to La Paz and transfer to hotel.
P.M. CITY TOUR AND MOON VALLEY
Pick up passengers from the hotel to visit the famous Witch Doctor’s Market, San Francisco Colonial Church and the typical handicrafts of the Sagarnaga Street.
The tour continues to Plaza Murillo where the Cathedral, the Government Palace and the National Congress buildings are located. Then, visit the famous colonial street Jaen where interesting museums are clustered together, followed by a visit to the replica of the semi-subterranean temple of the Tiwanaku Culture.
To change scenery the tour continues to the residential areas of Obrajes, Calacoto and La Florida.
The tour ends with a visit to the unique Moon Valley, where passengers will have the opportunity to walk around, and visit a ceramic workshop with a demonstration of the art of pottery. (B)
After breakfast, private transfer from your hotel to the airport. (B)
(B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
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