Bolivia Sojourn

From the sacred waters of Titicaca to the high Bolivian Plateau, our original, remarkably in-depth journey showcases Bolivia’s stunning mountain vistas, ancient Inca sites, and enduring cultural traditions.

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Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Welcome to La Paz
On arrival, you’ll be escorted to the luxurious Hotel Casa Grande.

Day 2 - To the shores of Titicaca
Travel to Huatajata and check in to the Inca Utama Hotel set on the shores of Lake Titicaca. With your guide, ride the hydrofoil to Isla del Sol where you’ll ascend the Inca Staircase to see the Sacred Fountain. On Isla de la Luna, one of the largest island on the lake, you’ll tour an Inca temple dedicated to the Virgins of the Sun. Meals B+L+D

Day 3 - La Paz sightseeing
Return to La Paz for lunch with wine at El Popular. Tour the Colonial district and stroll in the Indian market where city residents come to do their shopping. In the unusual Witches Market, you’ll learn about ancient practices that still endure. Discover the ethereal landscapes of the Valley of the Moon and ride the cable car for terrific views over the city. Meals B+L

Day 4 - Uyuni Salt Flats
Fly to Uyuni and see the abandoned, early 20th-century locomotives at the Train Graveyard. In Colchani, at the edge of the vast Uyuni Salt Flats, you’ll learn about ancient methods that are still used to harvest the region’s salt deposits. Have lunch at Isla Incahuasi and see the see ancient stone dwellings of Tahua that sit in the shadow of the mighty Tunupa Volcano. Enjoy two nights at our unique hotel made entirely of salt. Meals B+L+D

Day 5 - Remarkable Tomave Lagoons
Travel into the mountain landscapes of the Cordillera de los Frailes to visit the charming Colonial town of Tomave. Then explore the surrounding wetlands where llamas, alpacas and vicuñas graze along remarkable lagoons that vary in hue from green and blue to red. Enjoy a picnic surrounded by this mesmerizing scenery before returning to your hotel-of-salt. Meals B+L+D

Day 6 - Onward to Potosi and Sucre
Journey across the high Bolivian Plateau to Potosi #WHS#, a 500-year-old Colonial town that was once the center of a vast silver mining operation. At the Royal Mint, see the old mule-driven machines that were used to mint the coins that were shipped to Europe through the Spanish Main. Continue to the Hotel Parador Santa Maria la Real in Sucre. Meals B+L

Day 7 - Sucre: first capital of Bolivia
Join your expert guide and discover the intact Colonial architecture of Sucre #WHS#, founded by the Spanish in 1538. At the Museo de Arte Indigena, you’ll find a rare collection of Andean textiles – both ancient and modern. Then ascend to La Recoleta, a 400-year-old Franciscan monastery filled with art from the Colonial and Republican eras. Meals B+L

Day 8 - Return to La Paz
Fly back to the capital and tour the Gold Museum with its vast collection of ancient precious-metal objects, jewelry and ceramics. Then discover the vibrant works of Roberto Mamani Mamani, the famed Bolivian painter, and enjoy a farewell dinner at Gustu – one of the finest restaurants in South America. Spend a final night at the chic Hotel Casa Grande. Meals B+D

Day 9 - Depart Bolivia
After breakfast, we’ll take you to the airport for your onward flight. Meals B

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