Bolivia – We meet up in Santa Cruz, Bolivia for a night at the international airport…then we travel on to the beautiful city of Sucre for three days to explore this World Heritage site at mid-altitude, good for acclimation, finding a mix of cultural influences from contemporary to the rich weaving tradition. Find comfort in CasaAndina hotel in made-over mansion. Travel by van with a guide up to Potosi, a landmark historical city where silver was discovered in 1544 at 4,090 meters! Must-see: the Royal Mint Museo, the Catedral, San Benito Iglesia. Take the option to visit a silver mine! Then Uyuni, the gateway to the worlds largest salt flats, an extended day well worth it for intrepid explorers. A visit to Isla Pescado is in the midst of the enormous flats. Next it is La Paz for two days of culture in the highest capital in the world. We take a tour to the Island of the Sun on Lake Titicaca! Cost: $3500 pp double occupancy land cost only. Flights to be arranged – good option is to fly from US thru Panama City. Activity level Moderate.
Optional Add-on tour to Sacred Valley of Machu Picchu, Peru for 5 nights – $1700.