BOLIVIA TRAVEL PACKAGE 05 DAYS
Visiting the extensive land that encompasses the beautiful Salar de Uyuni is a magical place that hides a great spectacle which can be seen in its greatest splendor during the rainy season, since at this time we can appreciate the mirror effect, which is called a replica of the sky because of the stagnant water, this cannot end without first enjoying a mystical night under the constellations
PERU TOP EXPERIENCE gives us complete security from the day of arrival with the intention of making the experience unforgettable. This version of the trip is 100% versatile and can be modified to what you are looking for. Our experienced design team will be happy to help you. Are you ready for the trip?
WHAT TO EXPECT?
- Discover the beautiful Uyuni salt flat.
- Contemplate the magical view of the mirror effect in the salt flat.
- Appreciate the incredible constellations at night.
DAY 01: CITY TOUR IN LA PAZ – CABLE CARS – NIGHT BUS
We start with the pick up from your hotel, the first thing is to experience a ride on the Cable Cars. Continuing we will go to the central part where we appreciate the cultural, historical, architectural and natural wealth. Visiting the Plaza de Murillo, the cathedral, the Government Palace, the church of San Francisco, the witches’ market where local people buy necessary products for ritual ceremonies, then we will visit the Valley of the Moon passing through the residential neighborhoods of the southern area of this city, later you will have free time to explore a bit on your own. At night our transportation takes you to the bus terminal to be able to board ours around 9:00 p.m. heading to Uyuni.
Night bus from La Paz to Uyuni
DAY 02: UYUNI SALT FLAT – DAY 01
Start of the experience with the pick up from your hotel to join the group and start with the scheduled visits. The first point to visit is in the first 15 minutes and is the train cemetery where we can enjoy a guided tour of the group of locomotives dating from the 19th century, then we will arrive at the community of Colchani, which is located on one of the edges. from the salt flat, here we will have a more traditional and experiential experience since we will be able to appreciate the incredible process of salt production, here we also have a great variety of handicrafts based on this same mineral. Finally it is time to arrive to enter Uyuni, on the way we will find one of the famous monuments to the Dakar Rally, then to the Playa Blanca museum and we will also visit the Plaza de las Banderas, this place is popular because many travelers are as a souvenir they leave the flag of their country. We also managed to visit one of the icons of the entire salt flat and they are the salt stairs made by the artist Gaston Ugalde where we will take advantage of the time to take all the photos we can. In the afternoon we will visit the island of Incahuasi where our experience finally ends on the shores of the salt flat from where we enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world and culminates with the return to the town of Uyuni.
Hotel night in Uyuni
DAY 03: UYUNI SALT FLAT – DAY 02
We have breakfast early to leave in the direction of Laguna Colorada. We will cross the Chiguana salt flat and stop at the Ollague volcano viewpoint, finally arriving at the Cañapa, Hedionda, Hona and Ramadita lagoons, known as altiplanic or colored lagoons. We will access the Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve and visit the Siloli desert, at more than 5000 meters above sea level and with incredible volcanic landscapes of different colors and where you will also see the famous stone tree.
Finally, we will arrive at the Laguna Colorada, inhabited by 3 species of flamingos. There we will have free time and we will take a twenty-minute walk around the surroundings to observe all its fauna. To end the day we will have free time to walk around the area, until at nightfall they will serve us dinner and we will sleep in a shelter in shared dormitory-type rooms (6 beds), or private according to your choice (available in the extras of the tour ). Please keep in mind that the accommodation on the second day is much more humble.
Hostel night in Uyuni
DAY 04: UYUNI SALT FLAT – DAY 03
We will get up very early to start the walk to the “Sol de la Mañana” geyser field, since the activity is higher during the first hours of the day and only then will we be able to see active geysers, fumaroles and even a small crater with volcanic lava. The trip continues to the hot springs where we can bathe in a pool of natural thermal water. The Polques hot springs can only be visited with the tour to the Salar de Uyuni. After bathing we will go to the Salvador Dalí desert and visit the Green and White Lagoons. The incredible views, with the Licancabur volcano in the background, are a perfect setting for exploring the area. Finally we will return to Uyuni that crosses the Black Lagoon, the valley of the rocks and the church of the town of San Cristóbal. We will arrive in Uyuni around 5:00 p.m. and finally we will transfer to the bus station to finally return to La Paz.
Night bus from Uyuni to La Paz
DAY 05: TIAWANAKU
The experience begins at an average of 08:30 am from your hotel to the archaeological center of Tiawanaku, this place is considered one of the oldest destinations of all Andean culture, so the monuments and the perfection in its construction leave us knowing that the place was extremely important. During our visit we will be able to visit incredible places such as: the Tiawanaku museum, the Akapana pyramid, the sun gate, the Kalasasaya temple, the Fraile monoliths and the semi-subterranean temple. We will also have the opportunity to appreciate local crafts such as finely worked stones that were valued as monoliths.
- Tourist transport: City Tour – Tiawanaku – Uyuni.
- Entrance ticket: City Tour – Cable Car – Salar de Uyuni.
- Tourist bus: La Paz – Uyuni – La Paz.
- Professional tour guide.
- Meals: Traditional lunch (Day 02)
- 02 nights of accommodation in Uyuni (Includes breakfast service).
- National – international flights
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses and tips
- Food not mentioned
- The best travel season for this destination is from December to April, since at this time the rain gives us a mirror effect.
- You must have travel insurance that covers the needs that may arise.
Do I need to take out travel insurance?
It is not mandatory as such, however in safe planning we always recommend it as a way to cover any need that may arise on the trip. We must prevent everything long before it happens.
Can I visit this destination at any time of the year?
Yes, however we can get the best view in the rainy season from December to April. The rest of the year the presence of rain is not frequent, so the mirror effect is not always possible.
How many people participate in the service?
Regularly, in our experience, between 12 to 15 people participate, the group can naturally be smaller, however it is the average amount. We ensure that it is not so big with the intention that the experience is personalized.
What to Bring
- Identity document (ID or Passport).
- Day pack and personal equipment:
- Hat and sunglasses.
- Mosquito repellent.
- Light clothing during the day
- Warm clothes for the night.
- Water in canteen
- Cash for personal purchases.
- Photographic camera
- Rain poncho (Recommended for rainy season).