HD Tiwanaku (Ceramic museum + Kalasasaya Temple + Puma Punku + Visit Crops potatoes&quinoa)
Pick up from the hotel to begin the excursion of Tiwanaku Archaeological Complex, an antique pre-Inca archeological city that it is located 72 km from La Paz city. It is listed as a World Heritage Site in 2000 by UNESCO. We will visit Ceramic Museum, important temples such as: Akapana Pyramid, Semi-subterranean Temple, Kalasasaya Temple next to the famous “The Gate of the Sun”, Ponce Monolith and Puma Punku (complex formed by blocks of volcanic rocks. Some of them are 7 meters high and their weight is more than 100 tons). Return to La Paz and small stop to visit crops of potatoes and quinoas. Arrival to the hotel.
INCLUDE: Transportation, English or Spanish speaking guide, entrance fee, 01 bottle of water and coca candies.
DURATION: 6 hours
TIMETABLE: 08:00 am
HD City Tour La Paz (La Paz Downtown +Cableway) + Moon Valley
Pick up from the hotel and visit the Traditional Markets from La Paz city, sightseeing San Pedro Jail. Then, we will take the cableway from where we can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of La Paz. And visit Moon Valley it is located 10 km. from downtown of La Paz´s city. This name was given by Neil Armstrong who was the first man that stepped on the moon in 1969. They are impressive formations, composed mainly of clay and were created by the persistent erosion of mountains by the area’s strong winds and rains. Finally, we will visit the Historic Center of La Paz where we will visit Witches´ Market (here, we will understand the Andean way of thinking and their mystery), San Francisco Church, Murrillo Square, Executive Palace, Legislative Palace, Metropolitan Cathedral and Killi Killi Viewpoint. Return to the hotel.
INCLUDED: Transportation, English speaking guide and entrance´s fee
DURATION: 3.5 hours
TIMETABLE: 3:00 pm
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer to the airport to board the fight to Uyuni city.
Arrival and transfer to the Uyuni city.
09:30 Start the tour: Visit to the train cemetery (old steam locomotives that were used to transport minerals), we will then continue the journey to the village of Colchani, where the processing of salt can be observed (drying, grinding and packaging of salt) you will also have the opportunity purchase handicrafts made of salt. Then we will be able to see the Salt mounds (first stage in processing the salt, the drying), Eyes of water (groundwater that flow to the surface), the Salt Museum built from salt and visit of the Incahuasi Island (a rocky island in the middle of the salt flat where we can observe giant cactuses, some of them are more than 100 years old, from the top you can see the salt flats in its entirety)
Lunch in the center of the salt flats (only dry season).
We continue to the town of Coquesa, where we will visit its famous mummies (dated from the 700b.c. and which preserve almost intact part of the skin, hair and fingernails), and small walk around the viewpoint of the Tunupa volcano, where we will observe the flamingos in the wetlands. Transfer to Colchani to overnight in Salt hotel. (B,L)
INCLUDE: Transportation (4×4 truck), Driver-Guide English speaking guide, 1 Bottle of water, entrance´s fee, lunch and first aid kit
Transfer OUT in La Paz – only driver
DURATION: Full Day
TIMETABLE: 09:30 am
Dry Season from April to November
Rainy Season from December to March
Rainy Season: It`s not possible to visit Incahuasi Island and Town of Coquesa (mummies and Tunupa volcano)
4×4 truck capacity: we recommend maximum 4 people per truck to be comfortable
-Transfer OUT in La Paz – only driver
Breakfast at hotel.
Pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport to board the flight to La Paz city. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon for free. Overnight. (B)
-Transfer IN in La Paz – only driver
Breakfast at hotel.
Pick up from the hotel to the airport and you will be assisted by our representative. (B)
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B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner