Highlights of Bolivia

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4.3 Based on 6 Reviews
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-11110
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Santa Cruz De La Sierra, Bolivia
  • Ends Santa Cruz, Ecuador
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  • Enjoy a three-day Salar de Uyuni 4x4 adventure, which includes the train cemetery, salt flats, Incahuasi (cactus) Island, colourful lagoons, geysers and ancient volcanoes
  • Discover the pre-Columbian Unesco World Heritage sites of El Fuerte and Tiwanaku
  • See the giant tree ferns and spectacular landscape of Amboró National Park
  • Visit La Recoleta viewpoint overlooking the White City of Sucre
  • Learn about the colonial and silver mining heritage of Potosí
  • Walk to the Fountain of Eternal Youth on Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca
  • Embark on an afternoon city tour of La Paz, including the cathedral and cable car ride
  • Part of the Aldo Kane collection
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The "Highlights Of Bolivia" tour starts in Santa Cruz De La Sierra and ends in Santa Cruz. The "Highlights Of Bolivia" tour is a local culture trip that takes 15 days. You will travel through Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru and visit Samaipata, La Paz, Isla Del Sol and 8 other destinations. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Landlocked Bolivia is a quintessential South American country, with immense landscapes and a strong indigenous culture. Discover its many highlights on this wide-ranging adventure.

We visit Amboró National Park, which has almost unparalleled biodiversity, and the charming (albeit rustic) gateway town of Samaipata, which provides access to the pre-Columbian Unesco site of El Fuerte. Nowhere else can you find salt flats of comparable scale to Salar de Uyuni: our comprehensive three-day 4x4 trip reveals multi-coloured lagoons, cacti islands and spouting geysers.

In contrast to these natural wonders are the cities of Sucre, Potosi and La Paz, whose heritage was shaped by the Incas and Spanish Conquistadores. Finally, we wind down with a night in an ecolodge on Isla del Sol, overlooking the deep, tranquil waters of Lake Titicaca, which are fringed by the snow-capped peaks of the Cordillera Real.

Aldo Kane Collection: A hand-selected range of adventures by our Brand Ambassador:“Bolivia is one of my favourite countries. I have led two expeditions here and I just love the diversity, from the snow-capped Andean mountains and salt flats to cloud forests in the Amazon. This trip offers an all-encompassing three-day tour of Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flats, where you can see bubbling geysers, dormant volcanoes and vibrant lagoons. You’d be hard pushed to find anywhere else like it on the planet.”
  • Day 1: Santa Cruz to Amboró National Park
  • Day 2: Amboró trek; drive to Samaipata
  • Day 3: Morning guided tour of El Fuerte; afternoon at leisure
  • Day 4: Return to Santa Cruz; short flight to Sucre
  • Day 5: Morning city tour; afternoon at leisure
  • Day 6: Drive to Potosí; afternoon visit local mine and walking tour of Potosí to discover the colonial and silver mining heritage
  • Day 7: Morning tour to Uyuni; afternoon transfer to Siloli desert
  • Day 8: First day of our 4x4 adventure to discover the incredible landscapes of Salar de Uyuni
  • Day 9: Second day to discover more sights of Salar de Uyuni by 4x4
  • Day 10: Third day to discover more sights of Salar de Uyuni by 4x4
  • Day 11: Drive back to Uyuni; fly to La Paz; afternoon city tour
  • Day 12: Travel to Isla del Sol on Lake Titicaca; walk to our ecolodge
  • Day 13: Explore Isla del la Luna or relax on Isla del Sol
  • Day 14: Walk to the Fountain of Eternal Youth; transfer to La Paz; fly back to Santa Cruz
  • Day 15: End Santa Cruz
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts, six lunches and seven dinners
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
4.3 - Very Good
Based on 6 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 25 2019
5 - Excellent
Excellent first experience of South America
This was a really good trip.Came home with a real sense of having seen the diversity and contrast between the different areas that Bolivia has to offer.Having quite a few two night stop overs in some of the locations added to the... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 30 2019
4 - Very Good
Great Experience but too full on at times
Bolivia is stunning and the salt flats and Lake Titicaca did not disappoint. It was incredibly cold despite thermals and down jacket etc so be prepared. Accommodation was outstanding in some cases (Palace of Salt and Lake... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 03 2018
4 - Very Good
A wonderful introduction to Bolivia.
An energetic holiday that packed things in, on a daily basis. We saw all that was promised & much more. Although tiring, as we moved on for most days, but extremely enjoyable, informative and interesting. We learnt a lot about a... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 28 2018
4 - Very Good
Beautiful Bolivia
There are areas of Bolivia that are outstanding and I feel very unique in the world.It was so satisfying and enjoyable travelling around the Alti Plano, it is out of this world.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlights of Bolivia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 28 May 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 28 May 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

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Highlights of Bolivia 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.


For this Highlights of Bolivia 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:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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