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Discover Bolivia and northwest Argentina

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Discover Bolivia and northwest Argentina

15 days from £3643pp
 

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This holiday takes you to one of the most authentic regions of Latin America.  The difficulty of access to the shattered landscapes of southern Bolivia has resulted in the communities remaining isolated from changes and modernisation elsewhere. Here you will see smallholdings where subsistence level farmers eke out a living from their adobe farmhouses, and miners work long hours in primitive tunnels. It’s a privilege to be welcomed into their traditional way of life. 

That said, Potosí was once one of the largest and most affluent cities in the world: the silver mined in its conical hill contributed to the riches of the Spanish Empire and the Mint was located here. The city’s grand architecture reflects this long-gone prosperity. Buenos Aires, Salta and La Paz are all magnificent colonial cities, contrasting in size and style. Your holiday has many contrasts: the sophistication of Buenos Aires and the featureless, sparkling and sparsely populated Uyuni salt flats are worlds apart.

Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Buenos Aires. Transfer to your hotel close to the historic centre of the city.

Day 2

At leisure to explore the Argentine capital.

Day 3

Fly to Salta and transfer to your hotel in the city centre.

Day 4

By road into the Humahuaca Gorge.

Day 5

By road to the Bolivian border, continue to Tupiza.

Day 6

By 4WD to Colchani on the Uyuni salt flats.

Day 7

Full day exploration of the salar, overnight in Uyuni.

Day 8

Continue by road to Potosí.

Day 9

Visit the mines and the Casa de la Moneda.

Day 10

By road to Sucre the legislative capital.

Day 11

Full day guided tour to Potolo.

Day 12

Fly to La Paz, transfer to hotel close to the colonial centre.

Day 13

Walking tour of the capital.

Day 14

Full day excursion to Lake Titicaca; boat trip to Sun Island.

Day 15

Transfer to airport for your international flight home.

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Buenos Aires
Places visited

Buenos Aires


 
Thing to do

Visit the Humahuaca Gorge


 
Hotel del Virrey
Accommodation

Hotel del Virrey


 

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