Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
Meals Included: 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
Accommodations: Hotels (8 nts), basic hotels on Uyuni Salt Flats excursion (2 nts, multi-share).
Explore the winding streets and markets of La Paz, experience the Uyuni Salt Flats and high mountain wilderness by 4x4, discover colonial cities and historic cultures in Bolivia
Climb to the top of South America for an out-of-this-world Bolivian experience - encounter awe-inspiring geography, cities rich in colonial history and indigenous culture. From La Paz, the highest capital city in the world, travel to the crest of the Andes and the middle of nowhere for three days of incredible off-road exploration of the Uyuni Salt Flats and surrounding desert altiplano. Take the road less travelled and meet locals for an immersive cultural experience that few travellers get to know. If you are looking for an authentic experience away from the tourist track, Bolivia is the perfect place for genuine adventure.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 3/31/2019
- 11 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||La Paz||Day 1 La Paz|
There are no planned activities until the evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Uyuni||Day 2 La Paz/Uyuni (1B)|
Leave early for the long journey to Uyuni, the starting point for the salt flats excursion. Transport: Local bus (4.00-5.00 hours) Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride. If travelling on a day when the train is not operating, you will take an overnight bus from La Paz departing at 19:00 and arriving in Uyuni at 06:00 the next morning. Train (6.00 hour(s))
|Day 3||Salar de Uyuni||Day 3 Uyuni/Salar de Uyuni (1B, 1D)|
Travel through the Bolivian landscape to the town of Uyuni. Despite its isolation and challenging climate (cold and blustery most of the year), the town of Uyuni has earned the nickname of Hija Predilecta de Bolivia (Bolivia's Favourite Daughter). It is also the starting point for our 2-night excursion through the spectacular Salar de Uyuni (Uyuni Salt Flats) in 4x4 vehicles. Settle in to your G Adventures-supported community salt-brick bungalow, complete with salt floors and furniture, after a guided walking tour up to the sacred Jukil mountaintop for sweeping valley views and a dinner of local ingredients prepared by ladies from the community. Additional Notes: During the rainy season the locations visited may change due to some routes being covered by water. Included Activities: Salt Flats Excursion Jukil Community Experience & Lodge Transport: 4x4 (4.00 hour(s))
|Day 4||Salar de Uyuni||Day 4 Salar de Uyuni (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Continue to discover the Uyuni Salt Flats on a 4x4 excursion. Included Activities: Salt Flats Excursion
|Day 5||Uyuni||Day 5 Salar de Uyuni/Uyuni (1B, 1L)|
Enjoy a final day of exploring the Uyuni Salt Flats before travelling to the town of Uyuni for the night. Included Activities: Salt Flats Excursion
|Day 6||Potosi||Day 6 Uyuni/Potosi (1B)|
Journey from Uyuni to Potosi. Spend the afternoon exploring the city. Transport: Uyuni to Potosi Local bus (4.00-5.00 hours)
|Day 7||Sucre||Day 7 Potosi/Sucre (1B)|
Continue by bus to Sucre and explore this beautiful colonial city or opt to go hiking in the surrounding area. Transport: Local bus (3.00 hour(s), 79km)
|Days 8-9||Sucre||Days 8-9 Sucre|
Spend two days exploring all that Sucre has to offer.
|Day 10||La Paz||Day 10 Sucre/La Paz (1B)|
Spend the afternoon exploring and shopping in the many markets of the city -- it is an especially good place to buy textiles and leatherwork. Visit the Witches Market or take one of the several optional excursions available. Transport: Plane (0.75 hour(s))
|Day 11||La Paz||Day 11 La Paz (1B)|
Depart at any time.
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.