Uyuni Salt Flats + Potosí + Sucre
(6 days / 5 nights)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday departures
Day 1: La Paz – Departure
Transfer to the station for the bus trip to Oruro, from where we take the train to Uyuni. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 2: Uyuni Salt Flats
We departure at 10:30 am towards the town of Colchani, a workplace where the salt blocks are cut and manually removed and the iodized salt processing plant; we visit the ‘Ojos de Agua’ (salt water eruptions),and salt hotel. We visit Incahuasi or Fish Island (because of its shape). It is located in the center of the Lake; it has limestone formations and is filled with whimsical caves and giant cactus (8 to 10 mts). After we take a snack we return to Uyuni. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, box lunch and dinner
Day 3: Uyuni – Potosi
We depart by bus to Potosi. Upon arrival, reception and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 4: Potosi – Sucre
We visit to the mining neighborhoods and then continue up the slopes of Cerro Rico. Inside the Cooperative Mines we feel the exciting experience of the entrance to the mine. In the afternoon, city tour visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral and the main government buildings, the Mint, built in the colony and intended for the production of coins. At 17:00 hrs departure by bus to the city of Sucre. Reception and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 5: Sucre
City tour where we visit Jatun Yampara Community, its houses, the handicraft center, indigenous textile workshop and ancestral features pottery, native costumes Museum, Hall of medicinal herbs, interaction with the locals and ‘challa’ to Pachamama (ritual to thank Mother earth). Lunch. In the afternoon, we visit Asur Textile Museum, the Museum and viewpoint of La Recoleta, San Felipe Neri and major historical monuments. Overnight.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch
Day 6: Sucre – Departure
At agreed time transfer to the airport or station.