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Signature Bolivia: The final frontier

14 days from £3,681pp

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Signature Bolivia: The final frontier

14 days from £3,681pp
 

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This is a highlights holiday, but with a really adventurous element, as reaching these top sights in their relatively remote locations is a journey of discovery in itself. Surely the most authentic country in Latin America, Bolivia is also surely the most colourful, with highland communities preserving their mélange of religious traditions, brightly woven costumes and haunting pipe music. The tropical lowlands and Santa Cruz, where you’ll find a surprising ethnic diversity and a dynamic economy, also offers its share of surprises.

The difficulty of access to the shattered landscapes of Bolivia means many communities remain isolated from modernisation taking place elsewhere. Alongside sprawling cattle farms you’ll see smallholdings where subsistence-level farmers eke out a living from adobe farmhouses. Hidden among the canyons is the Ruta Che, a rough, lonely but incredibly scenic road following Che Guevara’s failed revolutionary campaign in Bolivia, where he is revered.

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, while Sucre is an elegant sun-dappled colonial city and traffic-stifled La Paz, overshadowed by a vast ice-jacketed Andean peak, stuns with its multitude of street markets. At the end of a varied trip you can relax on the peaceful Island of the Sun, with the snow-capped Andes reflected in the cobalt waters of Lake Titicaca.

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Holiday itinerary

UK clients depart, arriving Santa Cruz, Bolivia, the following day.

Day 1

Transfer to your hotel in a quiet quarter of the city.

Day 2

Guided city tour of cosmopolitan Santa Cruz.

Day 3

By road into the mountains to Incan el Fuerte; on to Vallegrande via Samaipata.

Day 4

By road to Che Guevara’s ‘shrine’ at La Higuera; continue to Villa Serrano.

Day 5

Drive on through mountain landscapes to Sucre.

Day 6

Guided tour of this elegant, whitewashed colonial city.

Day 7

Climb to the bleak altiplano and Potosí; guided tour and visit imperial Mint.

Day 8

Drive through skeletal landscapes to Uyuni, overnight in a salt hotel.

Day 9

Explore the dazzling salt flats and lagoons by 4WD vehicle.

Day 10

Transfer to Uyuni airport, fly to the capital, La Paz.

Day 11

Guided city tour with cable car ride over the canyon.

Day 12

Drive to lake Titicaca; boat trip to Sun Island, overnight.

Day 13

Return to La Paz.

Day 14

Transfer to airport for international flights or extension to Amazon jungle.

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Included in this holiday

Santa Cruz
Places visited

Santa Cruz and the Oriente


 
Salt flats
Thing to do

Cross the Uyuni salt flats, Bolivia


 
La Casona
Accommodation

La Casona


 

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