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Monday 23rd September 2019 - Day 1 – Arrive La Paz
Today is an arrival day so there are no planned activities, so you are free to arrive at any time. Check-in at the hotel will be from 2pm. A dinner will be arranged for your first night in Bolivia.
Day 2 – La Paz / Sucre
After breakfast, check out and travel to the airport to take a short flight to Sucre. On arrival, hotel check-in and afterwards an orientation tour of the city. We’ll visit the important historical square, Plaza 25 de Mayo and take in panoramic views of the city from La Recoleta. Overnight in Sucre.
Day 3 – Sucre
Today will be spent at your leisure. You can check out some of the city’s impressive museums, try local cuisine or wander the pretty colonial streets. Overnight in Sucre.
Day 4 – Sucre / Uyuni
After breakfast, check out and begin our journey to Uyuni, home to the world’s largest salt flat. Stop on route in Potosí, an ancient mining city, before we reach our destination – the famous Hotel Palacio de Sal, where we will be spending the night.
Day 5 – Uyuni
After breakfast, travel in 4x4’s to Salar de Uyuni. First stop at a small village of Colchani, where we will visit the salt miner’s workshop and discover how salt is processed. Visit salt flats and enjoy lunch in the middle of this incredible landscape! See the Inca Huasi Island that sticks peculiarly out of the salt flat and was once an ancient volcano some 40,000 years ago.
Day 6 – Uyuni / La Paz
Today we will have time for some further explorations and in the evening, we’ll be taking an overnight bus back to La Paz.
Day 7 – La Paz
On arrival in La Paz, hotel check-in and, after lunch, we’ll begin city tour. Visit bustling markets, explore colonial street Calle Jaén, and San Francisco Plaza. See magnificent views of the city from the Killi Killi Viewpoint if time permits. A dinner will be arranged for your last night in Bolivia. Overnight in La Paz.
Monday 30th September 2019 - Day 8 – Depart La Paz
After breakfast you will have the day at your leisure until you need to transfer to the airport for international flights home.
• Sharing a twin room at 3-star hotels with breakfast (single supplement £349.00)
• 1x Domestic flight between La Paz & Sucre
• All transportation during the trip (airport transfers included if travelling on suggested flights)
• 4x4 Excursion to Salar de Uyuni
• Overnight bus from Uyuni to La Paz
• English-speaking local guides throughout
TRIP COST: £[masked] and does not include flights from the UK. Tours without flights are TTA bonded. UK Passport holders do not need a visa to enter Bolivia but please ensure you have 6 months validity on your passport. Please get in touch for suggested flights and do not book any flights until we have reached minimum numbers and given the go-ahead to do so.
DEPOSIT: To secure your place on the trip, you will have to pay a non-refundable deposit of £250.00 via bank transfer, Paypal or Credit Card.
**Kindly RSVP if interested to join. We will send you a link to make the deposit. If we don’t receive your deposit within 3 days of RSVP, your RSVP will be changed to "not going" and space will be released.**
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Please note that a check-in time of 14.00 is typical at most hotels. If you arriving early, please let us know if you would like the room to be booked from the night before (for an additional cost).
It may sometimes be necessary to make small, last-minute changes to our itineraries or hotels for reasons beyond our control. We will update you.
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