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3-Day Tour to Salt Flats and Lagoons

Explore the world's largest salt flat on a 3-day tour from Uyuni in southwest Bolivia. Travel in a comfortable land cruiser and take in spectacular views of the Salar de Uyuni with stops at indigenous villages, geysers, hot springs, and multicolored lagoons filled with flamingos. Watch the spectacular desert sunset and enjoy star gazing at the Milky Way. Your tour includes all meals, hotels, and transfers.
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation

Private Day Trips

Private Day Trip to Laguna Colorada from Uyuni with Bilingüal Guide

Welcome to Uyuni, Bolivia:A tour designed for clients who do not have much time to make the classic tour of 3 days but designed to know the red lagoon, high plateau lagoons, volcanoes in a single day in a private tour with personalized service and bilingual guide (English, Spanish).An unforgettable experience.
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  • 1 day
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation

Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Death Road: Mountain Bike Tour on the World's Most Dangerous Road

Summon your courage and conquer the ‘world’s most dangerous road’ on an exhilarating mountain bike tour of Bolivia’s Death Road. Follow a professional guide downhill for 40 miles on a slender and serpentine road carved into the mountainside. Marvel at sweeping vistas of snow smothered Andean peaks and dense Amazon jungle along the way and the enjoy a well-deserved rest at La Senda Verde Ecotourism Resort to revitalize with lunch and observe rescued wildlife. Opt to stay overnight in the inviting accommodation of La Senda Verde or Coroico, or return to La Paz in a comfortable vehicle on the same day.
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  • 13 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 13 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Lake Titicaca, Copacabana and Sun Island from La Paz

Absorb the elevated majesty of Lake Titicaca and its sublime surroundings on a full-day private tour from La Paz. Accompanied by a knowledgeable private guide, venture to the world’s highest lake to marvel at the cobalt blue color of the water and the picturesque perimeter of snow-sprinkled mountains. Absorb the sacred atmosphere of a 16th-century basilica in Copacabana; enjoy an authentic Bolivian lunch on the waterfront; and discover the natural splendor of Sun Island, an enclave considered to birthplace of Inca civilization. Enjoy the undivided attention of your expert guide on this private tour, the commentary of which can be tailored to suit your interests.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Day Trips

Private Day Trip from La Paz to Uyuni Salt Flats by Flight

Explore Bolivia’s giant salt flats on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup and flight from La Paz, travel with an English-speaking guide to Uyuni. Stop by an antique train cemetery, marvel at the rock formations and towering cacti of Incahuasi Island and visit Tunupa Volcano for views of local wildlife. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch, and a champagne toast included in the tour price.
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  • 15 hours
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  • 15 hours

Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Day Trip Salar de Uyuni

Experience the otherworldly beauty of the world’s largest salt flats on this private full-day tour of Salar de Uyuni. Marvel over the startling scenery of the Great Salt Lake and Tunupa volcano; walk beneath the gigantic cacti of Incahuasi Island, then take a peek into a salt processing plant and watch a salt extraction demonstration. Finally, witness the mesmerizing sunset over the stark white landscape.
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  • 1 day
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  • 1 day
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Day Trips

3 Days Tour Uyuni Salt Flats ending in San Pedro de Atacama Chile

Travel between Bolivia and Chile via a myriad of natural attractions on a 3-day tour that begins in Uyuni and ends in San Pedro de Atacama. Over the course of the journey, you’ll jump between world-famous attractions, including Salar de Uyuni and lagoons of various vivid colors, without getting lost and conquer off-road terrains without a hitch in a 4x4 vehicle. Plus, a guide takes care of all accommodation, transfers, meals, and activities so that you don’t have to.
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days
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Full Day Tour of Sun Island in Copacabana from La Paz

Escape La Paz with a full-day guided tour of Copacabana and Sun Island. You’ll travel to Tiquina, cross the lake by boat, and head to Copacabana. After lunch you’ll catch another boat to Sun Island, where you’ll see the Inca Steps and the Inca Fountain, considered to represent the 3 pillars of Aymara culture. You’ll visit Yumani and tour the major sites of Copacabana before heading back to La Paz.
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Private Tiwanaku and Titicaca Day Trip from La Paz

Uncover the ancient mysteries of Tiwanaku and the natural beauty of Lake Titicaca—the world’s highest lake—on a full-day trip from La Paz. With a guide, you’ll travel to Tiwanaku to delve into the 2,500-year-old history of the recently settlement. Then, absorb the splendor of Lake Titicaca as you stop at several points of interest and refuel with a lakeside lunch. Entry fees and round-trip transport from your La Paz hotel are included.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

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Tiwanaku & Puma Punku - Private Service.

Tiwanaku is a pre-Incan city in Bolivia. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and has been since year 2000. Tiwanaku is viewed by most archaeologists as being one of the key sites leading up to the Incan Empire, and remains a beautiful site for modern visitors. The artistic style of Tiwanaku is also quite unique, with fascinating figurative pieces that feature exaggerated heads. At the Beginning of the tour visit the Ceramic and Lithic museums, travelers can visit the ancient and enigmatic archaeological ruins such as: Gate of the Sun, Kalasasaya Temple, The Semi-Subterranean Temple with nailed heads, Monoliths, the megalithic and mysterious ancient ruins of Puma Punku and other religious enclosures.08:00 a.m. Hotel pick up.09:30 a.m. Tour Start in Tiwanaku, ruins and museums.02:00 p.m. Lunch.03:00 p.m. Return to the city.04:30 p.m. Drop-off at hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Tourist Bus to San Pedro de Atacama-Chile from Uyuni

The tourist trail between Bolivia, Chile, and Peru is well-travelled—and with good reason—but beating the language barrier and navigating the public bus network can be challenging. On this tour, travel from your Uyuni hotel to downtown San Pedro de Atacama in Chile, and enjoy fine views over the high Andean landscapes. Avoid the queues on this organized coach service, and arrive feeling relaxed and refreshed.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Tiwanaku & Puma Punku - The Ancient Civilization - Everything Included!

Pre-dating even the Incas, the UNESCO–listed archaeological site of Tiwanaku shines a light on an ancient civilization lost in time—but visiting independently means missing the site's historic significance. On this tour, begin with pickup at your La Paz hotel and explore with your guide. Gain valuable insight into the meaning behind relics like the Gate of the Sun, the Kalasasaya Temple, and the Puma Punku complex.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours

Day Trips

Full-Day Chacaltaya and Valley de la Luna (Valley of the Moon) Tour

Explore an eerie abandoned resort then hike into a maze of eroded spires on a full-day tour of Chacaltaya and Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon). Since the two dramatic destinations are on opposite sides of La Paz, reaching both in a single day is a challenge without pricey private transport; this shared tour is a convenient, cost-effective alternative that makes the most of your limited travel time.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Private Palca Canyon Tour from La Paz

Delve into the dramatic landscapes of Palca Canyon (Cañón de Palca) on a full-day hiking tour from La Paz. In the company of a guide, you’ll explore the rugged rock formations and twisting caverns of the eroded amphitheater. Observe the vivid contrast of lush flora with the barren rocks and listen to informative commentary as you explore the surreal environment. A hearty lunch, a drink and round-trip transport from your La Paz hotel are included on this small-group tour, limited to six people.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Tourist Bus to Calama Chile from Uyuni

Travel from Uyuni to Calama, Chile on a comfortable bus that’s equipped with onboard bathrooms and reclining seats. An early morning departure from Uyuni means you’ll enjoy daylight views of the gorgeous Andean landscape on the border between Bolivia and Chile, arriving in Calama with plenty of time to plan and explore before the sun goes down.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Day Trip to Uyuni Salt Flats

Marvel at the largest salt flats in the world on this day tour to the Unyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia. Visits to the Salt Hotel, the locomotive graveyard, and the Volcano Thunupa included, among others. Lunch and round-trip transportation from Uyuni included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Shared Day Tour to Titicaca Lake from La Paz

Visit Lake Titicaca and Copacabana on a full-day tour from La Paz that’s a convenient, cost-effective alternative to taking public transit, and includes a boat trip on the world’s highest navigable lake. You’ll get great views of the Cordillera Real, see Copacabana’s revered catholic church, and learn about the lake’s rich indigenous history and cultures, with all transport and activities included.
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  • 1 day
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation

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Palca Canyon, Valle de la Luna, and Cable Car Ride

Follow a maze of hiking trails through the eroded landscape surrounding La Paz on a full-day, private tour of Valle de las Animas, Palca Canyon, and Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon). Between unmarked trails and coordinating transport to trailheads, getting a first taste of La Paz hiking can be intimidating for visitors, but walking alongside a private guide ensures a fun, safe day of exploring.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Full-Day Tour of Tiwanaku Archaeological Site from La Paz, Bolivia

Tiwanaku is the most important archaeological site in Bolivia and this full-day tour lets you experience it from La Paz. Visit adjacent museums and explore the expansive site itself to learn more about its pre-Incan creators and to see features including carved stone faces, monoliths, and the Gate of the Sun.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Air Tours

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 wonder Bolivia- salt flat

 The Road of Death in La Paz, Bolivia is the name given to the world's most dangerous Road, Yungas Road. The strait of this road is about 1 km, and covers from La Paz to Corioco, and was officially named the most dangerous road in the world in 1995. With an estimated 200 to 300 people dying on this road every year.In recent years, it has become the biggest tourist attraction in La Paz, with people wanting to have their polo saying "I survived my ride on the world's most dangerous road" (I survived my trip on the most dangerous road in the world). It's downhill cycling adventure and adrenaline
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  • 5 to 8 hours
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  • 5 to 8 hours
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Cultural Tours

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Cable Car, Cementary, Shaman and El Alto Adventure

One of the best way to see this offbeat and colorful city is in the sky! Join us daily at 2pm for an adventure that will show you the real La Paz exploring the amazing cable cars, the fascinating cemetery, local shamans and the pulsating city of El Alto with an amazing guide.This is one of the most stunning city tours in the world! Not only do you get to take in the magnificent views of La Paz and the surrounding mountains, but you also explore some of the most off the beaten path spots in the city! Take local transport up to the cemetery where we explore the open air street art museum and learn about the fascinating culture and traditions that can only be found here, then up to El Alto in the world’s most scenic form of transport, the teleferico (cable car). In El Alto we visit a local shaman and have the opportunity to get our fortunes read before exploring the city further and then taking 2 more telefericos back to the city center. Get a chance to see the real La Paz!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

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Tiwanaku and Puma Punku - Shared Tour -

Details:  • Tour Time inside Tiwanaku: 3 ½ Hrs. • Departure Point: Your Hotel in the Downtown or a pick up point. • Arrival Point:      San Francisco Church • Arrival Time:       04:30 p.m. • Mode of transport: By Bus Itinerary • 08:00 – 9:00 a.m.   Hotel (Downtown) pick up. • 10:30 a.m.          Tour Start in Tiwanaku: ruins, museums and Puma Punku. • 02:00 p.m.          Lunch time. • 03:00 p.m.          Return to the city. • 04:30 p.m.          Drop-off at San Francisco Church.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Private Day Trip from La Paz to Uyuni Salt Flats

Flying from La Paz to the great Salt Flats of Uyuni means you can experience one of Bolivia’s most spectacular places with limited time. You’ll have gorgeous views across the landscape as you touch town at Uyuni’s Joya Andina Airport, where a driver will meet you for a private, full-day tour in a climate-controlled Land Cruiser. Visit the train cemetery, the otherworldly Incahuasi Island, and Tunupa Volcano, then pause for a Champagne toast and sunset over the salt flats before flying back to La Paz.
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  • 15 hours
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  • 15 hours

Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Tiwanaku Archeological Site from La Paz

Uncover the ancient mysteries of the Tiwanaku, a vast archeological site on the shores of Lake Titicaca, on a private half-day tour from La Paz. Accompanied by an expert guide, visit the majestic pyramids and sacred temples of the site while enriching your knowledge of Tiwanaku civilization. Hear of the empire’s mysterious disappearance after thriving for a millennium, and enjoy the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour. Convenient round-trip transportation from your La Paz hotel is included and a morning or afternoon option is available.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation


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