Traditional Bolivia

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9 days

Traditional Bolivia

“Visiting Lake Titicaca and the Uyuni Salt Flats left me speechless!”

Experience traditional Bolivia during an awe-inspiring 9-day tour! During these 9 days in Bolivia, you will enjoy rich culture, history, and breathtaking sights to see. Discover ancient Lake Titicaca, walk on a moonlike landscape, visit the biggest salt flat in the world, and see the history in the most important cities of Bolivia.

This 9 day tour takes you to several highlights of Bolivia. Are you ready for your Andean journey?

  • NExciting boat ride experiencing Lake Titicaca and Sun Island.
  • NWalk through the moon-resembling valley of Valle de la Luna.
  • NCapture surreal imagery through the world’s largest salt flat.
  • NExperience every shade of color imaginable as the sun sets on Uyuni Salt flats.
  • NDiscover the history of Bolivia in multiple cities.
Day 1 – Titicaca Lake and Sun Island (Puno – La Paz)

Early departure from Puno and get ready to sail the highest lake in the world!!

The journey begins arriving at the Bolivian border, after migration formalities we head to Copacabana, the home of the famous Miracle Virgin María, kept at the 400-year-old church of Candelaria.

From here we take a boat to the Sun Island. Legend has it that this is the place where the Incan empire was born. The apthapi is one of the customs that you’ll be able to take part in, as you have lunch in a community focused experience.

Hike the ancient steps to find “La Fuente de la Juventud” or the Fountain of youth. Enjoy a wonderful scenery and arrive at a viewpoint that allows you to realize the magnitude of this lake seen from above.

From here, it’s time to take a ride to La Paz, as your next destination.

Overnight at the Hotel in La Paz.
Meals Included: Lunch


Day 2 – City tour, Valle de la Luna & Cable car

You’ll be more than ready to start the day at the wonderful Mirador Killi Killi, an outdoor balcony from which you’ll be able to capture unbelievable pictures.

Next up, La Plaza Murillo, the main square, right in the center of the city. This active spot is home to the oldest and main cathedral. After a visit, we travel to the unforgettable Valle de la Luna, a natural rock formation created by the erosion of wind and rain, creating a Moon-like landscape that takes you to outer space without leaving earth.

The adventure continues boarding one of our fan-favorite parts of the day, the ride at the cable cars, that connects the entire city with an amazing view.

After riding the sky, it’s time to visit the mythic Mercado de las Brujas, or Witches Market, where you can witness all sorts of supplies and sorcery rituals, even taking home some if you feel like it.

Before calling it a day, we visit the famous San Francisco church, a mongrel baroque church with amazing detail both on the exterior and interior. This church sits on top of architectonic landmarks from the colonial era, filled with stories and sub-terrain tunnels. After all these experiences, you’ll get a different perspective of this place.

Overnight at the Hotel in La Paz.
Meals Included: None


Day 3 – From La Paz to the Magic Uyuni Salt Flat + Sunset

Private transfer to the airport for your flight to Uyuni. (Flight not included).

At your arrival, we step into one of the best experiences that Bolivia can offer. We will make our first stop at the train cemetery full of 200-year-old trains.

Going forward, we’ll find ourselves at the bottom of the Tunupa Volcano. We listen to its wonderful tales, enjoy the view, and see the size of this white desert. Here, is where the Coquesa caves are home to mummies perfectly preserved since 700 A.D. an experience like no other.

Then, get ready to make your way to the amazing Inkawasi island, where giant cacti stand over 10 feet tall, offering a privileged landscape and unforgettable views over the salt desert.

Time for a picnic lunch. Now, you’ll be able to witness a majestic sunset, that will change your perspective of the planet itself, many photographs have become internet staples, but they don’t manage to show what your own eyes can see.

It’s finally time to rest and dinner, relax at the hotel and regain all your energy for the next day.

Overnight at the Hotel in Uyuni or Colchani
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.


Day 4 – Uyuni or Colchani to Potosi

After breakfast, private transfer to Potosi.

At your arrival, it is time to begin the adventure through Potosí, the Silver City, with its narrow streets and balconies, a classic colonial sight from a time when conquistadors arrived to be amazed of the amounts of minerals found in these lands.

Visit La Casa de la Moneda, an old silver factory full of history. We also walk through the Santa Teresa Cloister, now turned into a museum, takes us day-to-day life of hundreds of years ago.

Going forward, we pass by the main cathedral, visiting La Torre de la Compañia de Jesus, among many other buildings of the era.

Before we call it a day, we enjoy the San Francisco balcony, a viewpoint from which you can enjoy this iconic city even more. Especially after seeing the Merced Church and the imposing Cerro Rico de Potosí, from which conquistadors were sure they could have built a silver and gold bridge between Bolivia and Spain. After all this, you’ll be ready for a well-deserved rest before you continue with your adventure.

Overnight at the Hacienda Cayara in Potosi
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 5 – From Potosi to Sucre

After breakfast, private transfer to Sucre.

We start the day at “La Casa de Libertad”, the exact place that declared Bolivia an independent country on August 6th 1825. Their walls witnessed the creation of a new nation, where built over 4 centuries ago, and are often described as the country’s most valuable building. Visit the balcony and the Recoleta Square, a landscape that promises to take your breath away, and offer a cool photo opportunity.

The day is not done yet, as we now visit the “San Lázaro” and “Santo Domingo” churches and their imposing doorways. El Museo del Tesoro or el claustro de San Felipe de Nery tells amazing stories of old through pieces of fabric, handmade following antique guidelines.

Before we end, enjoy a walking through the Bolivar’s Park, full of historic monuments that complete the history of the city. After all these experiences, you’ll get a different perspective of this place.

Overnight at the Hotel in Sucre
Meals Included: Breakfast.


Day 6 – Sucre: Glorieta and Yotola Tour

Start the adventure at the Main Graveyard, a cemetery where the most important historical figures of the nation rest forever. Later, we enjoy an amazing visit to Castillo del Principado de la Glorieta, a 1800’s caste heavily influenced of the old world.

Walk through La Pradera Ranch, a prairie from the colonial times, narrow trails and viewpoints. To end the experience, get to know the streets of the Yotola town, a reminder of the Spanish influence.

Overnight at the Hotel in Sucre
Meals Included: Breakfast


Day 7 – Flight from Sucre to Santa Cruz – City Tour

At a proper time, transfer to the airport for your flight to Santa Cruz. At your arrival, assistance, and transfer to your hotel.

In the afternoon, we start at the old city center, made by colonial buildings that begin to change as we go to further outer rings. Experience its parks, monuments and particular design. Try some of Bolivia’s best Coffee with a side of local pastry. Before we call it a day, see the world’s smallest bible and other relics and art from colonial times in breathtaking sights. A nice way to get familiar with the city in just a few hours.

Overnight at the Hotel in Santa Cruz.
Meals Included: Breakfast


Day 8 – Samaipata

Our exciting adventure starts at the valley near Santa Cruz, where we will enjoy an ever-changing green landscape of vegetation and flowers. Once we arrive, you’ll get to walk inside of a real life fortress of Samaipata, in a strategic location that divide the local geography into valley and amazon, heritage of the Inca empire and kept surprisingly well for its age.

We visit the water caves, exotic waterfalls of clear water that call you to enjoy a bath, a nice alternative in the warm climate of this town.

Overnight at the Hotel in Santa Cruz.
Meals Included: Breakfast


Day 9 – Departure from Bolivia

Breakfast at hotel; you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the airport.

Take International flight.

Meals included: Breakfast.

Have a great 9-day tour with Andean Journeys!


  • N8 night(s) in hotel(s) at all locations
  • NMeals: as mentioned in the itinerary
  • NAll entrance fees and excursions mentioned in itinerary.
  • NSpanish and English speaking guides.
  • NAll transfers: airport, train or bus station transfers, hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • NAll ground transportation.
  • N24-hour support by our local staff.


  • KInternational and domestic flights (in case you request them, please ask your travel agent).
  • KVISA procedures, travel insurance, pre and post tour accommodation.
  • KOther expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).
  • KTips for guides, drivers and other staff.
  • KAnything not specified in the itinerary description.

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