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4d3n La Paz–City Tours–Tiwanaku-Salar de Uyuni–La Paz

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4d3n  La Paz–City Tours–Tiwanaku-Salar de Uyuni–La Paz

Highlights:

  • In just four days discover three of the most outstanding attractions in Bolivia.
  • The city of La Paz, also known as the Wonder City
  • Visit what was the Ceremonial Center of a Pre-Inca civilization (1,580 BC to 1,200 AD), Tiwanaku and its magnificent and enigmatic temples.
  • The Salar de Uyuni, awarded as the best natural tourist attraction in South America.

DAY 1:  Arrive to La Paz, and city tours

Arrival to La Paz on the flight of your choice and transfer downtown to your chosen hotel

Brief rest to be able to acclimate

14:30 Hrs. City tours + Moon Valley (Half Day)

The tours begin, descending about ten kilometers downhill and find near the residential neighborhoods of La Paz the bizarre Moon Valley, an area formed by the work of the erosion of millions of years, in the area you will see canyons and curious pinnacles composed mainly of clay and sandstone, after a short walk, we continue with our transportation to one of the Cable car stations, from where you will enjoy from a spectacular view of the glacier-capped Andes mountains ascending almost half kilometer up to the cliff-edge city of El Alto at an elevation of 4,150m, and back again, along the way you will witness the city’s disparities, between the wealthy and the precarious  suburbs, then we will continue visiting the main square “Plaza Murillo”, the Witches’ market, where vendors sell llama fetuses and dried frogs for Aymara rituals, herbs for local medicine, as well as aphrodisiac formulas. Finally our transportation will drive us back to your hotel or if you prefer you can stay longer on your own enjoying from the large variety of handicrafts offer.

DAY 2: La Paz - Tiahuanaco - Uyuni

08:00 HRS. TIWANAKU (HALF DAY)

Located 72 km (44 miles) west of La Paz, near the south-eastern shore of Lake Titicaca, its megalithic ruins belong to one of the most important civilizations prior to the Inca Empire. Tiahuanaco or Tiwanaku is believed to be the ceremonial center for a pre-Inca civilization (1.580 BC to 1.200 AD, and represents one of the greatest architectural achievements of pre-Inca South America. The archeological site were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000, Tiwanaku’s location between Lake Titicaca and the dry highlands provided a great environment for agricultural farming, making it a desirable base for the Tiwanaku. The ancient people developed expanded farming and agricultural techniques, invaluable to their civilization’s growth, Tiahuanaco continued to grow between AD 600 and 800, spreading from northern Argentina and Chile through Bolivia to the south of Peru, making them the most important regional power in the southern Andes. 

Little is known about it mysteriously disappeared around 1100 AD. Visit the archaeological site and museum with your guide. Return to your hotel in La Paz for the evening.

Pm Transfer to the bus terminal.

21:00 Hrs. Departure to the village of Uyuni, on board of a comfortable tourist transportation

DAY 3: Uyuni – La Paz

Breakfast. We will start our tour visiting the Cemetery of Trains, Colchani artisanal town, visit the processing factories of handmade salt, visit the handicrafts, and garments of alpaca and llama, then we enter to the great salt of Uyuni where you will visit the salt pyramids and eyes of salt, visit to the salt hotel, first hotel in the middle of the salt flat today is a museum that receives countless visitors, visit Dakar monument, flags from all over the world. Arrival and tour to Inkahuasi Island;  The Salar of  Uyuni is so surreal that it would be a shame not to take the opportunity to take surreal photos. Enjoy the sunset,  at 18:30 we will return to the Uyuni village.

Transfer to the bus terminal and at 20:00 hrs.  Departure on board of a comfortable bus to La Paz.

Dinner and night on board.

DAY 4 – Transfer out

06:00 Hrs. Arrival to La Paz and departure transfer to your next trip.

End of services 

Included:

LA PAZ PROGRAM 

  • In - Out Transfers
  • 02 Nights in La Paz + Breakfast
  • Tours: City tour + Valley of the Moon / Tiwanaku
  • Entrance to the attractions
  • Professional English speaking guide.

UYUNI PROGRAM 

  • 02 nights in comfortable bus  La Paz - Uyuni - La Paz.
  • In - Out Transfer
  • Salar de Uyuni shared tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Spanish speaking driver

Prices depend on the number of clients

Contact us to request your quote at the email:  info@pukinatravel.com or WAPP +591 73088333

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