Bolivia is a country of superlatives, it is both the highest and the most isolated country in Latin America. It’s also one of the least developed. if you are prepared to tackle its rugged infrastructure and extreme landscapes, you will have a thoroughly rewarding holiday. Bolivia is spread across the Andes, AntiPlano and Amazon. Its unique and peaceful environs make for a pleasant break from the pace of life at home.
Bolivia’s cities work at their own pace too. Filled with warm and genuine people, many dressed in their indigenous attire. This holiday will take you on a journey from the world’s highest capital, La Paz; through to Sucre known locally as, Cuidad Blanco, or the white city.
From Sucre, you will head towards Potosí. Potosí was once twice the size of Paris and one of the richest cities in the world, it’s baroque colonial architecture reminds visitors of its place in history. Silver once poured from its hills for centuries financing the Spanish Empire.
The trip for Potosí to Uyuni salt flats, where you will spend the night in hotel built from the salt and explore the flats with the comfort and versatility of a 4x4.
Your holiday ends at the world’s highest navigable lake, Lake Titicaca. You will then return to La Paz and fly home. Some of the most breath-taking sites that you will remember for a life time.
Browse the colourful witches’ markets and visit the Moon Valley in La Paz
Explore the beautiful churches, museums and plaza of Sucre, a UNESCO world heritage site
Venture down the silver mines in of the highest cities in the world
See the world’s biggest salt flat and the island of Ichahuasi
Stay overnight on the ancient Island of the Sun on Lake Titicaca
Fly overnight and arrive in the bustling old-world capital of La Paz for your first night and take a private guided tour of the main highlights on your first afternoon.
Take a short flight East to the historic city of Sucre, where the green plazas and narrow streets are a buzz with locals and visitors enjoying the warm and pleasant weather. Enjoy a private city tour.
Travel by private vehicle to the town of Potosí, where you’ll visit the silver mines of Cerro Rico to get a first-hand look at how this precious metal is extracted.
In the morning you will have the opportunity to have a tour of the city of Potosí, before making the journey to Uyuni and its famous Salt Flats.
Unmistakably one off South America’s biggest attractions is the incredible white landscape of the Uyuni Salt Flats. Here you will visit the salt producing town of Colchani and the remote island of Incahuasi where can find cacti up to 10 metre tall! After an impressive sunset enjoy dinner and a cosy night at a hotel made completely of salt.
Travel to the town of Copacabana on the shores of one of Bolivia’s most sacred site, Lake Titicaca. After a short boat ride, take a short hike on Sun Island for beautiful vistas across the lake.
Fly back to the UK overnight.
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