Standing in the middle of 11,000 sqkm of salt flats, your lose all perspective of size, distance and direction. East and West join, North and South combine and even the sky and land seem one.
History and culture buffs will be engaged by the rich traditions in South America’s most indigenous country.
Wild and diverse are the words for Bolivia. Nature lovers will feast on the high altitude highlights of Lake Titicaca and the sublime Uyuni salt flats. History and culture buffs will be engaged by the rich traditions in South America’s most indigenous country.
La Paz, the world's highest capital city, at 4,000m will leave you breathless. Best to be seen on foot and avoiding the congested traffic. Narrow, steep, streets lead to little alleyways while well-trodden staircases wind between crooked houses and colourful hotels.
Noted as the highest navigable lake in the world, at 3,825m, Lake Titicaca covers 10,000 sq/km is shared by Peru and Bolivia, and is a revered and mythical place. Legend tells that the founders of the Inca Empire, rose from the waters to create the ancient civilisation. The Uros Indians today still live on floating islands in the lake, believing they are the descended from Inca royalty.
Considered the most biologically rich protected area on earth and a priority for conservation, Madidi National Park in Bolivia has an immense wealth of wildlife riches and ecosystems.
Wild and diverse are the words for Bolivia. Nature lovers will feast on the high altitude highlights of Lake Titicaca and the sublime Uyuni salt flats. History and culture buffs will be engaged by the rich traditions in South America’s most indigenous country. Whatever draws you here, Bolivia is definitely going to be a High-light of your trip.
A Pre-Columbian archaeological site 72km west of La Paz it is believed to have been one of the most important civilisations prior to the Inca Empire. It's ruins are shrouded in mystery as to how, why and by whom is was constructed.
The world’s largest salt desert is an incredible HIGHlight of any trip, at 3,650m, and one of the most spectacular sights in Bolivia. It is a surreal landscape mixing salt pans, wind-eroded rock formations, and llamas in a completely unspoilt region. Laguna Colorada and Laguna Verde are other isolated marvels, inhabited by flamingos and surrounded by extinct volcanoes. 'Salt Hotels' offer unique accommodation where everything (walls, furniture, etc.) is made from salt blocks cut from the flats.
Mountain Biking on Yungas Road, Bolivia is a death defying experience through mountainous terrain and terrifying precipices.
Descend rapidly down the twisting roads, navigating through tiny villages and past drug check-posts as you try to glimpse the quickly passing scenery. The cloud then closes in as you enter the jungle and a 1,000m sheer drop is your nearest neighbour. Give thanks and rest upon arrival at the bottom
Spend five days exploring the colonial heritage of Bolivia’s official capital Sucre and Potosi,...
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