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Bolivia Explorer

Private Travel | General interest 13 Days & 10 Nights Lead-in price: £3795 Current prices from: £3795
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

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 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

  • Cristal Samaña Hotel de Sal
    Cristal Samaña Hotel de Sal

    Cristal Samaña Hotel de Sal(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.

  • Posada Del Inca Eco-Lodge
    Posada Del Inca Eco-Lodge

  • Hotel Parador Santa María La Real
    Hotel Parador Santa María La Real

    Hotel Parador Santa María La Real is a small colonial property, located close to the main square in Sucre. The public areas of this charming hotel feature exposed brickwork, vaulted ceilings, tiled floors and religious artworks, interspersed with colourful courtyards whose seating areas are overlooked by wooden balconies. The spacious rooms and suites have wooden floors and are individually decorated with antique furnishings, while the roof terrace offers panoramic views over the red roofs of the city.

  • Hotel De Sal Luna Salada
    Hotel De Sal Luna Salada

    The Luna Salada Hotel is located on the banks of the huge salt lake and is made almost entirely of salt, right down to tables and chairs, a truly unique and bizarre experience. The restaurant offers views of the salt lake.

  • 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.

  • Inca Utama Hotel
    Inca Utama Hotel

    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.

  • Hotel Camino Real
    Hotel Camino Real

    Hotel 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.

  • Atix Hotel
    Atix Hotel

    The Atix Hotel is located in the upmarket residential neighbourhood of Zona Sur, around a 20-minute drive from downtown La Paz. A member of Design Hotels, the property has a striking geometric façade made of native woods and local Comanche stone, and a modern and sleek interior with artwork, sculptures and photographs by national artists throughout. Guestrooms are spacious and elegant in contemporary, muted tones and feature handcrafted furnishings and alpaca blankets. The rooftop is home to both an infinity pool and stylish bar, which both have floor-to-ceiling windows that provide superb views over the city and surrounding hilltops. The restaurant serves a creative menu that showcases the diverse culinary traditions around the country, using locally sourced produce. Features: 53 rooms, restaurant, rooftop bar, swimming pool, gym, sauna. Room amenities: Television, desk, safe, turndown service, Wi-Fi.

Standard private tour extensions

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Dates & prices

BXP2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £3795 per person

High season from £3895 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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