Discover the Highlights of Bolivia
With just eight days, you can explore the best of Bolivia on this private tour. You can experience a Salar de Uyuni tour, the world’s biggest salt flat, and literally just observe the memorable landscapes that the dry alpine of Bolivia has for you. Admire the elegant flamingos stirring up mud and eating the delicious delights found in the lakes. Along the journey, you will visit the Potosí silver mines, and explore a mine that sparked the greed in Latin America and claimed the lives of about 8 million people. Additionally, this famous Cerro Rico and visit one of the first National Mints in South America.
Highlights of the Highlights of Bolivia Tour:
Experience La Paz, the highest world capital, and enjoy the unique challenge of its altitude at your own pace.
Be mesmerized by 360-degree panoramic views of Salar de Uyuni where you will see beautiful flora and fauna everywhere.
Delve into the fascinating history of Potosí and the Cerro Rico silver mines during colonial times.
See elegant flamingos and their huge nesting colonies in their natural habitat at the National Reserve.
Please reference the « Tour Plan » tab for the complete Highlights of Bolivia tour.
Day 1 | La Paz: Spend your first day in Bolivia exploring the world’s highest capital city
Day 2 | La Paz to Uyuni: Venture to Uyuni where you will experience the otherwordly Uyuni salt flats. Activities include a visit to the Train Cemetery, the small village of Colchani to learn about mining history, and Incahuasi Island before spending the night in a salt hotel.
Day 3 | Uyuni to Siloli Desert: Head toward the Siloli Desert, passing through Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve on the way. Experience salt lakes, flamingo colonies, and more before a restful night at the Tayka Desert Hotel.
Day 4 | Siloli Desert: Spend the day exploring the desert, from the Dali Desert to Laguna Colorada, before returning to the exclusive Cristal Samaña in Uyuni.
Day 5 | Potosí: Enjoy lunch in the picturesque Cayara Hacienda – one of the oldest inhabitable houses in South America – before exploring Potosi and it’s rich mining history. Spend the night in Cayara Hacienda.
Day 6 | Potosí to Sucre: Explore the famous mining town with a Potosi walking tour including the Church of San Lorenzo and La Casa de Moneda. From there, you will travel to Sucre for a stay in an ornate 18th century home.
Day 7 | Sucre to La Paz: Wander Bolivia’s most beautiful city before returning to La Paz by plane. In the afternoon, explore the Witch’s Market and the Moon Valley before a comfortable final night in La Paz.
Day 8 | La Paz: Depart La Paz or continue exploring the city independently.