La Paz, in Bolivia, is the highest administrative capital in the world, located on the plateau of the Andes Highlands at more than 3,500 m above sea level. It extends to the city of El Alto in the high areas, with the snowy hill Illimani in the background, with 6,438 m high. The spectacular surroundings of the city can be accessed through the city’s cable car system called Mi Teleférico.
|La Paz||3||Hotel Panamerican or similar|
|Copacabana||1||Hostal La Cúpula or similar|
Arrival in La Paz, reception at the airport or bus terminal and transfer to the chosen hotel free in the morning to acclimatize.
Afternoon at 2:30 p.m. Pick up from the hotel to have a visit to the city of La Paz.
In this walk you will know this wonderful city, where we will appreciate the cultural, historical, architectural and natural wealth.
Visiting the Murillo Square, the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Church of San Francisco, the replica of the semi-underground temple of Tiwanaku, the Quilli Quilli viewpoint, the museum of 0ro or Costumbrista, a witch market where local people buy products Necessary for ritual ceremonies such as La Ch’alla and offerings to Pachamama (Mother Earth) after our visit to the urban center, we will visit the Valley of the Moon passing through the residential neighborhoods of the southern part of this city.
Day 2 Tour to Tiwanaku (Pre-Inka Culture)
After breakfast at 08:00 am. Pick up from the hotel to go for an hour and a half in tourist transport until you reach the archaeological park. Tiwanaku is considered one of the most important cultures, developed in the Andes over almost three millennia (1,500 BC – 1,200 AD), reaching a remarkable expansion and influence in the Andean world. After our visit we will taste lunch and then return to La Paz and arrive approximately 16: 30hrs.
Day 3 La Paz – Copacabana – Isla del Sol (Lake Titicaca)
07:20 am This tour begins with the pick up of tourists at the hotel, to go through a paved road to the Copacabana peninsula, located 151 km from the city of La Paz, the trip is approximately 3 and a half hours, the road will border Lake Titicaca with an impressive view of the Cordillera Real.
In the afternoon after lunch we start our tour to Isla del Sol, crossing the lake for about an hour and a half until we reach the southern part of Isla del Sol, where we visit the Archaeological remains of “Pilkokaina -Templo del Inca, It is a religious center, later a small walk along the steps of Yumani built by our ancestors until we reach the fountain of Youth, there one can be purified by drinking some sacred water, it is believed that this source is the source of eternal youth , and we will also enjoy the beauty of that beautiful Inca garden, after our visit return to the town of Copacabana and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 4 Visit to Copacabana – Copacabana La Paz bus
After breakfast we have a visit to Copacabana for approximately 2 hours, we will visit the Sanctuary of the Virgin Morena, the local fair of Copacabana and then we will ascend to Calvario, place where we will appreciate the “Yatiris – Amautas Aymaras and Quechuas” Those who bless and invoke Protection to each family.
At noon we will have our lunch and later at 13:30 hours we will take the bus back to the city of La Paz, arrival and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 5 Transfer out
Breakfast at the hotel and at the indicated time transfer Hotel – Terminal Terrestre or Airport.
|Price per person double occupancy
|INDIVIDUAL without Tourleader|
- English speaking guide during activities/tours
- All activities/tours in private services
- Entrance fees for tours
- Hotels according to “hotel list” (the availability will be confirmed at the moment of the booking)
- 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
- Transfer from San Pedro de Atacama – Hito Cajón Border Crossing – San Pedro de Atacama
- Customers’ international flights
- Meals and drinks not described in the Programs.
- Transfers (except as specified)
- Optional Tours
- Flight cancellation fees
- Travel Insurance or medical assistance cards
- Personal expenses
- Gratuity for drivers and guides
- Bolivia ended the year 2018 with a population of 11,353,142 inhabitants, an increase of 160,288 people, 80,933 women and 79,355 men compared to the previous year, when the population was 11,192,854 people. Only 1.33% of Bolivia’s population are immigrants, according to the latest immigration data published by the UN. Bolivia is the 146th country in the world by percentage of immigration.
- Jaime Escalante
- He was a teacher and teacher who became famous for his work with high school math students “hard to teach.” His story was told in the 1988 film Unforgettable lessons. Jaime Escalante was born on December 31, 1930 in La Paz, Bolivia. Son of two teachers, Escalante became one of the most famous educators in America during the 80s and 90s.