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Bolivian Encounters

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  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Small group
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17997
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts/Ends La Paz, Bolivia
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • La Paz
  • Uyuni Salt flats
  • Potosi
  • Sucre
  • Rurrenabaque
  • Madidi National Park
  • Pampas.
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The Bolivian Encounters tour starts and ends in La Paz. The Bolivian Encounters is a wildlife tour that takes 15 days taking you through La Paz, Bolivia and other destinations in Bolivia.

Join us on this 15 day in depth tour of Bolivia's highlights. This tour starts in La Paz with a visit to the main sites of this remarkable city, which is nestled in between the peaks of the Andes. The tour then heads to the dramatic salt flats where the sky is reflected perfectly on the flats like a mirror. We spend three days exploring the flats by 4 wheel drive, this place is like another world, we visit lagoons full of flamingoes as well as volcanoes and geysers. We then leave the salt flats to visit the beautiful towns of Potosi and Sucre. The tour then takes us into the Amazon jungle, we do walks and boat trips exploring the wildlife of the jungle and rivers, we search for monkeys, pink dolphins and other Amazonian wildlife. The tour ends with free time in La Paz for you to do some final exploring before we transfer you to the airport for your flight home.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Arrive into La Paz
  • Day 2 : La Paz
  • Day 3 : La Paz to Uyuni by train
  • Day 4 : Uyuni, journey into the Salt Flats
  • Day 5 : Salt Flat exploration
  • Day 6 : Salt Flat exploration
  • Day 7 : Uyuni, drive to Potosi
  • Day 8 : Potosi, drive to Sucre
  • Day 9 : Sucre, free time
  • Day 10 : Arrive in La Paz, free day
  • Day 11 : La Paz, fly to Rurrenabaque, Madidi National Park
  • Day 12 : Madidi to Pampas
  • Day 13 : Pampas, jungle tours
  • Day 14 : Pampas to Rurrenabaque, fly to La Paz
  • Day 15 : La Paz, departure transfer
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • All accommodation in simple hotels, guesthouses & jungle lodge as per itinerary
Meals
  • 3-day/2 night 4x4 Salt Flats excursion with basic accommodation, meals & guide
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
Transport
  • All local transport as per the itinerary including train from Oruro to Uyuni
  • Internal flights Orientation tours in La Paz, Potosi and Sucre
  • All transfers, including 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
Others
  • La Paz city tour
  • Services of a local tour escort throughout the tour
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Airport taxes
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Optional excursions and entrance fees (see tour notes)
  • Park entry fees (allow approx. US$75)
  • Drinks, snacks and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
  • Any other items not mentioned above
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Bolivian Encounters tour. You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 55 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 08 October 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 08 October 2022, a deposit of 250 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 55 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Bolivian Encounters tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Bolivian Encounters tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Tours will be reduced to smaller group sizes to protect against COVID-19.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented per local government advice. Frequent disinfection of regularly touched surfaces is highly encouraged. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and also during transportation.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be recommended to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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