7 nights program
SANTA CRUZ / LA PAZ / SUCRE / POTOSI / SALAR
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please take note of the operational days of trains, museums (National Museums are closed on Mondays). Please considerate the day of arrival recommended in our program.
Hotel Cortez (****)
Located only 5 minutes away from downtown, the Cortez is a swiss chalet style hotel with a tropical environment that has three bungalows, eleven suites and 75 rooms equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, minibar and room service. A swimming pool, sauna, beauty saloon a cafeteria and the restaurant “La Poza del Bato” are some of the many facilities that guests can enjoy.
Web Site: www.hotelcortez.com
Casa de Piedra (*Hotel Boutique)
Built in an ancient XIX century restored house. It is located near to the most important tourist area of La Paz city, and just a few steps from San Francisco church. It has 15 rooms with private bathrooms, TV, phone and room service. There is also a restaurant and Internet.
Web Site : www.casadepiedrahb.com
Gloria Copacabana (***)
Located on the shores of lake titicaca, this hotel offers 32 rooms with private bathrooms, a restaurant with international and national cuisine, gardens and a playground area. A comfortable and cozy hotel, perfect to enjoy your stay.
Web Site: www.hotelgloria.com.bo
Hotel Samary (*Hotel Boutique)
Located in downtown Sucre and 4 blocks away from the main square, the hotel Samary invites you to discover the atmosphere of a traditional village, with its architecture, its traditions … all with the comfort & quality of a high standard venue. You will find the village square, a little church, a charming café and colorful walls that decorate the hotel. At breakfast time you can enjoy homemade bread and “api” (a traditional beverage made from corn) while gazing Sucre from the terrace. All rooms are equipped with: private bathroom, telephone, cable, central heating, mini bar, Wi-Fi, room service (07.00 – 22.00).
Web Site: www.samaryhotel.com
Luna Salada (*Hotel de Sal)
Located on the edge of the Salar de Uyuni, in Colchani village at the top of a small hill giving it the best view of the salt fields. It is built enterily with salt bricks. Rooms are equipped with private bathrooms, hot water and heating. A very particular and exotic hotel, well appreciated by demanding travellers.
Web Site: www.lunasaladahotel.com.bo
Day 1 – Arrival in Santa Cruz
Morning arrival at the international airport of Viru Viru Santa Cruz.
Meet your guide and transfer to the center.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, visit Santa Cruz, the economic capital and most populated city in Bolivia.
Promenade on the Plaza “24 de setiembre” to admire the historic buildings that surround it as the Basilica Menor de San Lorenzo and the Casa del Gobierno, and the streets and houses in the architecture arena.
Dinner not included.
Overnight at the hotel CORTEZ**** or SIMILAR
Day 2 – Santa Cruz / La Paz
Transfer to the airport. Flight to La Paz (Flight not included). Meet your guide and transfer to the centre.
Tour of the historic center of La Paz, capital of Bolivia that touches the clouds (located at 4000m altitude). Enjoy the excitement and atmosphere of its bustling colonial streets. Walk on the Murillo Square to admire the cathedral and the presidential palace. Then visit the curious “Witches market” where you will find amulets, potions for Aymara rituals and many souvenirs. Visit the San Francisco church, built in 1745, considered the most beautiful colonial building in La Paz. Its imposing baroque facade features Métis style influences. Trip to the Valley of the Moon, lunar landscape located south of La Paz. It is known for its rock formations eroded by wind and rain, which form a series of craters, pits and carved columns.
Lunch in a local restaurant.
Dinner not included. Overnight at hotel CASA DE PIEDRA*** or SIMILAR