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BOLIVIA BY
NAMASTE TOURISM

Duration: 5 days
DATE: MARCH 22, 2018
PASSENGERS: 1

DAY 1 (MARCH 22) LA PAZ

Welcome to Bolivia, you are met upon arrival by our Bolivian representative, on his hands you will discover The City of La Paz and its surroundings can transport you to a mysterious past where any corner, any street, is a hidden treasure where adventure begins; a living history which treasures the pre-Hispanic times with all their traditions and magic rites on its streets. The indigenous, colonial, and modern areas, Indian Market, Witch Doctor's Market and breath-taking panoramas are all framed by the majestic "Illimani" mountain.

Join your guide for a half-day city tour (4 hours) Sites include Plaza Murillo (the city's main square), the Presidential Palace, the National Congress and the huge modern Church of San Francisco. This church dates from 1549 and is one of the finest examples of colonial religious architecture in South America. It is richly decorated with native religious themes. In the Mercado de Hechicéria (Witches market), llama fetuses are sold among other things which are used to protect one against evil spirits. The artisan market on Sagarnaga Street is fascinating, as is the Museo de Metales Preciosos where you can find Inca artifacts. The Killi Killi watchtower is located in the city's northern area, and it is here where one can observe the amazing beauty of the city and take in the views from different viewing points and the cable car – South America’s longest and most modern. After lunch visit the Valley of the Moon, a mysterious rock formation to the south of the city.

MEALS.- We offer to the clients a dinner in Jardines de Asia, Vagon del Sur, Bronze Café, Gustu or Ona Restaurant where they enjoy a wonderful 3 steps dinner. The selection of the Restaurant it has to be with the profile and the experience that the clients want to achieve.

We suggest Gustu consider the 14 th best restaurant in Latin America.

OVERNIGHT IN CASA GRANDE HOTEL

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DAY 2(MARCH 23) TITIKAKA LAKE

Early in the morning our tour guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel you will get breakfast on the go and then we travel for 3½ hours to the town of Copacabana on the shores of Lake Titikaka close to the border with Peru. On arrival we visit the church and the town and the main archeological atraction located nearby, then we will walk to take our private boat from the lakeside to the Island of the Sun where the first stop is the archaeological site of Pilkokaina. This palace was built as temporary residence for the first Inca. Have a look at the type of construction. Enjoy the Inca Gardens where you can see traditional Andean agricultural systems (terraces) and marvel at the majestic Andes mountain range and Lake Titikaka. Then we will have a lunch sharing with a local family we walk to the Funtain of Eternal Youth and the Yumani Stairs, we will go down the stairs to the port to take the boat cross to the Island of the Moon to visit the Temple of the Virgins “Iñak Uyu”. At the end of the day we will return to Copacabana by boat and then to La Paz

OVERNIGHT IN CASA GRANDE HOTEL

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DAY 3 (MARCH 24) SANTA CRUZ

Early fly from La Paz to Santa Cruz. Arrive in the city of Santa Cruz at just 400 meters above sea level, Relax and enjoy the warm climate for this beautiful city. We start our half day city tour discovering to a wealth of interesting sites for visitors. During our tour we will visit monuments of singular importance, the Cathedral, the Arenal Park, the Casa de la Cultura (House of Culture) and the Ethno-folkloric and Natural History museums, continuing on to a place where indigenous producers from the region exhibit their craftwork.

OVERNIGHT IN LOS TAJIBOS HOTEL

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DAY 4(MARCH 25) SAMAIPATA

After breakfast we will pick you up from your hotel with private transportation to visit the Fuerte de Samaipata archaeological site, recently designated as one of the world’s Cultural Heritage Sites and considered one of the most important sites from the Inca Period. Our tour will include walks and a visit to the village we explore the area ad visit Laguna Volcan.

In the evening we fly back to La Paz.

OVERNIGHT IN CASA GRANDE HOTEL

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DAY 5 (MARCH 26) LA PAZ

Transfer Out

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PHOTO GALLERY

just a sample of what you´ll see during this program