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Bolivia Explorer

Private Travel | General interest 13 Days & 10 Nights Lead-in price: £3,795 Current prices from: £3,795
Bolivia is home to indigenous cultures, charming colonial cities and the amazing salt flats. It is also has some of the Andes' highest peaks, the stunning Lake Titicaca and wildlife rich jungles and savannas. Designed for more adventurous travellers, this journey discovers Bolivia's many and varied highlights.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Colonial treasures & indigenous cultures
  • Salar de Uyuni salt flats
  • Overnight stay on Sun Island at Lake Titicaca
  • Stay in 3- & 4-star accommodation
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Standard Private Tour in brief

Day 9: Lake Titicaca

Take a full-day exploration of the lake and its islands by hydrofoil and on foot. Stay overnight on the Sun Island. (B, L, D)

Days 1-2: Fly to Santa Cruz via Madrid

Fly to Santa Cruz overnight via Madrid. Stay 1 night and take a city tour. (B)

Day 3: Fly to Sucre

Fly to Sucre. Stay 3 nights in a character hotel. (B)

Days 4-5: Sucre

Take a guided tour and explore this beautiful colonial city. Visit Tarabuco market or the village of Potolo to learn more about the indigenous communities and their distinctive weaving styles. (B)

Days 6-7: Salar de Uyuni

Drive to Salar de Uyuni, visiting the silver-mining city of Potosi en route. Stay 2 nights in a salt hotel and explore the salt flats by 4×4. Option to stay in a luxurious Airstream camper (supplements apply). (B, L, D)

Day 8: Fly to La Paz • Lake Titicaca

Fly to La Paz and transfer to Lake Titicaca, with a stop en route at the Tiwanaku ruins. Visit the Altiplano museum and the Andean Roots Eco Village to learn about the Ayamara and Inca cultures, and the reed boat builders. Stay overnight at the Inca Utama at Huatajata, on the shores of the lake. (B, D)

Day 9: Lake Titicaca

Take a full-day exploration of the lake and its islands by hydrofoil and on foot. Stay overnight on the Sun Island. (B, L, D)

Days 10-11: La Paz

After a morning exploration on the Sun Island, transfer to La Paz. Stay 2 nights and take a guided tour of the city and a ride on famous cable-car system. (B)

Days 12-13: To London via Madrid.

Fly to Santa Cruz and take an overnight flight to London, via Madrid. (B) (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information

Drive to Salar de Uyuni, visiting the silver-mining city of Potosi en route. Stay 2 nights in a salt hotel and explore the salt flats by 4×4. Option to stay in a luxurious Airstream camper (supplements apply). (B, L, D)

Extensions or alternatives

It is possible to add further explorations in Bolivia. In the lowlands around Santa Cruz, discover the fascinating history of former Jesuit mission towns, the pre-Inca ruins of Samaipata or the unspoilt natural beauty of the Amboro National Park, ideal for hiking and bird watching. South of the Uyuni salts flats, explore the remote, windswept southern altiplano with its surreal rock formations, multi-coloured sand dunes, geysers and colourful mineral-rich lakes, set against a backdrop of volcanic peaks. Extend with a visit to the Madidi National Park in the Amazon basin, a biodiversity hotspot with largely untouched forest and countless endemic species. Stay in a rustic ecolodge and take jungle walks or canoe rides in search of wildlife.

Standard tour

This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Standard private tour accommodation

  • Salt Hotel Cristal Samana
    Salt Hotel Cristal Samana

    The Salt Hotel Cristal Samaña (also known in Spanish as Cristal de Sal) is located on the edge of the salt lake, approximately 30 minutes from Uyuni. This simple yet comfortable hotel is made almost entirely of salt, including the furnishings. The rooms are decorated with elements of Aymara astrology carved in to the salt walls. The restaurant and bar offers panoramic views of the salt lake.

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  • Posada del Inca Eco Lodge
    Posada del Inca Eco Lodge

    The Posada del Inca Eco Lodge is a rustic lodge situated on top of Sun Island which offers spectacular views across Lake Titicaca and the Andes. A former colonial hacienda, the property has simple rooms and gardens. Excursions include a llama trek and Inca trails.

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  • Parador Santa Maria La Real
    Parador Santa Maria La Real

    The Parador Santa Maria la Real is a small colonial property in Sucre. Each room is individually decorated in the local style yet with modern comforts, and the hotel has the feel of a family home. Facilities include a coffee shop and a terrace. For lunches and evening meals, room service is available or dinner can be taken in the courtyard.

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  • La Casona Hotel Boutique
    La Casona Hotel Boutique

    La Casona Hotel Boutique is situated close to Plaza San Francisco in the heart of La Paz. This converted colonial property features an interior courtyard with a fountain and attractive exposed stonework, wooden beams and colourful walls. The rooms have parquet floors and en suite bathrooms.Features: 45 rooms, restaurant, free Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, heating, fridge.

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  • Inca Utama
    Inca Utama

    The Inca Utama hotel is situated on the shores of Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca. It has comfortable rooms, restaurants with lake views and a spa offering traditional treatments. On site are museums, an Andean village and an observatory to educate visitors about the Aymara indigenous culture.

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  • Camino Real
    Camino Real

    The Camino Real is located in an exclusive residential area of the city, near to downtown and the major cultural and tourist attractions, and a short drive from the airport. The hotel offers 110 elegant and comfortable rooms, a swimming pool set in the tropical gardens, fitness facilities, business centre, a restaurant, a lobby café and bar.

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Standard private tour extensions

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Dates & prices

BXP2020

Guideline Prices

Low season from £4,195 per person

High season from £4,295 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

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