Bolivia and Chile Round Trip (11 days + flights)

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A round trip through Bolivia and the north of Chile. You will visit the impressive city of La Paz and the world's largest salt desert, such as the Atacama Desert and the San Pedro de Atacama oasis. From the metropolis of Santiago de Chile, it is then back from South America to Europe.

The special thing about this trip is the 3-day Private Jeep tour from Uyuni to San Pedro Atacama.

This journey through Bolivia and Chile will be operational throughout the year. The main season is the dry season in Bolivia from May to October. Especially in July and August, you can experience the bright blue sky of the Andes, but it can be relatively cold in this time especially in the highlands and at night.

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  • 1
    Day
     

    Arrival in La Paz

    Overnight:
    The impressive Andean metropolis welcomes us with the chaos of the satellite city of El Alto and the backdrop of the Royal Cordillera in the background.
    Meet our representative at the airport and go to the hotel.
    La Paz
  • 2
    Day
     

    City Tour in La Paz

    Overnight:
    In the afternoon, you will get to know La Paz on a guided tour. You will start in the Mond valley with its bizarre landscapes in the south of the city. Continue to the Miraflores quarter to the Killi Killi point, Plaza Murillo and the historic Jaén Street, where you can visit the Gold Museum or the Andean Museum of Musical Instruments (entrance not included). Afterwards we go to the so-called "Witch Market", to the Sagarnaga street and the church of San Francisco.
     La Paz con Illimiani
  • 3
    Day
     

    La Paz – Uyuni – Salar de Uyuni

    You will go to the airport early in the morning to fly with the Amaszonas airline over the highlands of the Bolivian upland, to Uyuni - the largest salt desert on earth. Once there you will start your tour of the salt lake. First visit the so-called railway cemetery in Uyuni, then learn more about the salt mining in Colchani. Your journey will continue onboard of a jeep to cruise the almost infinite salt surface to the island of Inkahuasi with its countless cactus. In the evening, you will arrive at the hotel on the edge of the salt desert.
    En el corazón del salar
  • 4
    Day
     

    Salar de Uyuni - Lipez Wüste

    You leave your hotel from Salt and head south on the best highway in Bolivia, the salt desert itself! You will pass through them to the Chiguana Salt Lake, from where you will continue to the Ollague Volcano and various desert lagoons to your desert hotel.
    Atardecer en el salar
  • 5
    Day
     

    Lipez Wüste – San Pedro de Atacama

    Overnight: San Pedro de Atacama
    Today in the morning you will reach the Siloli Desert, where you will admire the incredible rock formations, such as the stone tree. The Red Lagoon and Green Lagoon Geysers are just some of the interesting stops on the road. At the foot of the Licancabur volcano, proudly reaching nearly 6000mt, we will find the border crossing to Chile. From here, you will continue to San Pedro de Atacama where you will arrive in the afternoon.
    Laguna Miscanti
  • 6
    Day
     

    San Pedro de Atacama

    Overnight: San Pedro de Atacama
    You will spend the day in San Pedro de Atacama and the surrounding area. You can relax from the Jeep tour in the hotel or by getting to know the small oasis on foot. In the afternoon, you will drive to the Moon Valley, which is located in the middle of the salt-cordillera and offers breathtaking scenes of the sunset.
    In the evening, you will have the opportunity to go on an astronomical tour, where you will observe the stars of the beautiful and clear southern skies above the desert (optional)
    Cordillera de la Sal
  • 7
    Day
     

    San Pedro – Calama – Santiago

    Overnight: Santiago de Chile
    In the morning drive to the airport of Calama and say goodbye to the Atacama Desert. The flight to Santiago de Chile offers a last glimpse of the almost infinite boundaries of this region. You will meet your guide in Santiago airport and go to the hotel. Depending on the time of arrival of the flight, you will have time to explore the city.
    santiago-de-chile-city-tour-santiago
  • 8
    Day
     

    Santiago

    Overnight: Santiago de Chile
    Today your local guide will show you Santiago de Chile on a city tour. You will visit the city center and the cathedral, the government palace and the central market and its rich selection of fish and seafood. Afterwards, you will head up to the San Cristobal Hill, from where you will view a great panorama over the city skyline and the Andes Cordilleras in the background.
    Santiago de Chile
  • 9
    Day
     

    Santiago - Anden Jeep Tour

    Overnight: Santiago de Chile
    This very special excursion takes you to the Andes cordillera not far from Santiago de Chile.
    On board of cross-country jeeps and through the impressive Andean landscapes we will drive away from the tourist trail to go up to 3,000m above sea level. You will visit the sparkling blue lake of "El Yeso" and explore the surroundings, taking several small hikes. If you want, you can take a bath in the thermal baths. At the end of the excursion, enjoy a delicious "Asado" in the middle of the wilderness, the typical barbecue of the Chileans.
    Cajón del Maipo
  • 10
    Day
     

    Valparaiso - Vina del Mar and visit a winery

    Overnight: Santiago de Chile
    In the morning, head towards Valparaiso, with a visit to a win yard and the town of Viña del Mar, a popular seaside resort next to Valparaíso, you will drive through the "Palms road" towards south along the Pacific coast to Isla Negra. In this small town, you will visit Pablo Neruda’s museum, a dreamlike house on the rocky coast, where the poet and Nobel Prize winner lived before his death in 1973.
  • 11
    Day
     

    Santiago de Chile - to the Airport of Santiago de Chile

    Today it is time to say goodbye to Chile. A transfer will pick you up at the hotel to take you to the airport. If you do not want to finish your trip here, we will be glad to assist you.

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What is included in this trip?

Day 1:
  • Private transfer to accommodation in La Paz from the airport (LPB)
  • Accommodation in La Paz + Breakfast
Day 2:
  • Private city tour in La Paz + transfer + Moon Valley + entry fee
  • Local guide in La Paz for city tour (English)
  • Accommodation in La Paz + Breakfast
Day 3:
  • Private transfer from the accommodation to the airport in La Paz
  • Flight from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU)
  • Private transfer to tour operator offices from the airport in Uyuni (UYU)
  • Private jeep excursion on the Uyuni salt lake + Island Incahuasi + entrance fees + full board
  • Accommodation in Tahua (Salt Hotel Red Tayka) + Breakfast
Day 4:
  • Private jeep excursion on the salt lake of Oyuni (Tahua - Ojo de Perdiz)
  • Accommodation in Ojo de Perdiz (Hotel in the desert: Red Tayka)
Day 5: San Pedro de Atacama
  • Private excursion in Ojo de Perdiz - Cajones site (lunch included)
  • Private transfer to Cajones site - accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama (no guide)
  • Local guide in San Pedro de Atacama (English)
  • Accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama + Breakfast
Day 6: San Pedro de Atacama
  • Local guide in San Pedro de Atacama (English)
  • Private excursion to the Valley of the Moon and the Death Valley (entry and local guide fees included)
  • Accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama + Breakfast
Day 7: Santiago de Chile
  • Shared TRANSVIP transfer from accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama to airport in Calama
  • Local guide in Santiago for transfer IN/OUT (English)
  • Private TRANSVIP transfer from the airport (SCL) to the accommodation in Santiago
  • Accommodation in Santiago + Breakfast
Day 8: Santiago de Chile
  • Local guide in Santiago for city tour (English)
  • Walking City Tour with public transport
  • Accommodation in Santiago + Breakfast
Day 9: Santiago de Chile
  • Regular excursion, Andean Jeep to the Cajon del Maipo
  • Accommodation in Santiago + Breakfast
Day 10: Santiago de Chile
  • Regular excursion to Valparaiso + Neruda's house + Winery + entrance fees
  • Accommodation in Santiago + Breakfast
Day 11:
  • Private transfer from accommodation to the airport in Santiago

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