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Bolivia Tour

September 2021

Pre-Booking Only!

Classic Tour

Bolivia is a landlocked country and sometimes referred to as the “Tibet of South America” due to its high altitude. Bolivia is not for the faint of heart. Among its must-see sights number the "world's most dangerous road," and endless desert salt flats; even its capital – La Paz, the highest in the world – is hard to reach. But for the traveller willing to endure, Bolivia is a trip back in time. With the most visible indigenous culture south of Guatemala, coca leaves and bowler-sporting indigena are common sights, while its geography is truly extreme: running from the Amazon jungle to the Andes and from the edge of the Incan empire at Lake Titicaca to the edge of the Atacama Desert
Expect the unexpected on an adventure through Bolivia, a country experiencing a surge in popularity due in part to its stunning landscapes and the rich cultural heritage of its indigenous populations. Explore the historic capital of Sucre and sky-high La Paz, experience life at a traditional hacienda, and watch the sunset from atop the sweeping Salar de Uyuni. Join us as we uncover a true South American treasure high in the Andes.

 

Signature Moments

  • Sit down for a sunset picnic on the stark and surreal Salar de Uyuni
  • Learn about local culture in a small Quechua community in a remote patch of the Bolivian desert
  • Enjoy an interactive culinary experience in La Paz featuring a fusion of traditional and modern cuisine
  • Experience life at a traditional hacienda firsthand
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Inclusions & Highlights
  • 6 Nights deluxe accommodations
  • 1 Night Hacienda stay
  • La Paz Culinary Experience
  • Bolivian Hacienda Experience
  • Jukil Community Experience & Lunch
  • La Paz city tour
  • Sucre orientation walk
  • Excursions to the Salar de Uyuni
  • Internal flights
  • Arrival transfer
  • Breakfast daily, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Women's Travel Club leader
Itinerary
Women's Travel Club Bolivia Tour
Day 1 - Arrive La Paz

Welcome to Bolivia!
Arrive anytime, you will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel. The adventure begins tonight. We will have a welcome meeting to go over the tour and get acquainted with our fellow travelers.
Accommodations - Attix Boutique Hotel

 

Day 2 - La Paz

Enjoy the morning at leisure, or opt to take an excursion to see the stunning maze of canyons and spires in the Valley of the Moon. This afternoon, set out by foot, van, and cable car to discover this sky-high city with your guide. Explore vibrant squares, historical landmarks, and lively markets, learning about the balance of old and new along the way.
This evening, enjoy an interactive culinary experience at a popular local restaurant, including demonstrations on how traditional foods such as quinoa are integrated into modern fusion dishes. With our local chef, we’ll sample a variety of dishes and discuss the growing popularity of La Paz as a culinary destination.
Accommodations - Attix Boutique Hotel

 

Day 3 - Sucre

Catch a flight to charming Sucre. After we arrive we will enjoy an orientation walk around the main square with our guide.
This afternoon, relax at a local café, explore on your own, or opt to take an immersive city tour with a local expert that focuses on the stunning colonial architecture and historic sites, best viewed from the city’s ubiquitous rooftop terraces.
Accommodations - Hotel Parador Santa Maria

 

Day 4 - Potosi

Enjoy free time this morning before travelling into the southern highlands to our historic hacienda. Surrounded by lush farmlands and rolling hills, this working farm offers unique opportunities for cultural exchanges with the resident family. Get a glimpse into daily life here while taking part in demonstrations at the dairy and in the fields, and step back in time during visits to the property’s private rooms, chapel, and museum. Cap off your experience with an authentic farm-to-table dinner featuring specialities local to the area.
Accommodations - Hotel Museo Cayara

 

Day 5 - Uyuni

This morning we make the short drive to the centre of Potosi and enjoy a guided tour of the Casa Nacional de la Moneda, the old silver mint and now a museum dedicated to Bolivian art and history.
Then we take a scenic drive to Uyuni, gateway to the world's largest salt flat. Learn about the industrialization of salt and the geographical history of the region while driving across this mirror-like landscape. Enjoy a sunset picnic atop the flats before returning to our hotel.
Accommodations - Luna Salada Hotel

 

Day 6 - Uyuni

Today we journey deeper into the salt pans to explore their varied geographical features. Along the way, stop at the remote town of Agencha, where we visit the Santiago de Agencha community, located two hours across the salt flats from Uyuni, a rural village surrounded by towering cacti and part of a small desert oasis. The community-owned salt lodge was renovated and expanded through a major project in 2016 funded by G Adventures’ foundation, Planeterra. With many of the village’s younger residences fleeing for economic opportunities, this lodge is seen by the community as a way to rescue their indigenous culture and provide opportunities for the future. Learn about their traditional agricultural practices, including their specialization in quinoa production, and take in beautiful views of salt flats that surround it. Enjoy lunch made from local ingredients grown in the village are prepared by ladies who were provided culinary training through the project. Leave Jukil Community Lodge knowing your visit is creating opportunities for a whole new generation of people in this community to improve their lives, and the lives of their children and grandchildren.
We continue sccompanied by a local expert guide explore the stunning landscape of the Bolivian Salt Flats by 4x4. Enter a landscape unlike anything you've ever seen as we drive across (or around) the world's largest salt flat; the piercing blue sky contrasts against the blinding white of the flat salt beds.
Accommodations - Luna Salada Hotel

 

Day 7 - La Paz

Today we fly back to La Paz and enjoy free time to explore. This evening we will get together for a farewell dinner.
Accommodations - La Casona Hotel Boutique

 

Day 8 - Depart

Time to say good-bye to this amazing country and fabulous friends you have made along the way. Transfer to the airport for your flight home as needed or continue your adventure in Peru.

 

**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.

 

Important Details & Pricing
Pre-Booking Only

Pre-book now to hold your spot. As soon as we have full details and pricing we will let you know. At that time you can decide if you would like to confirm this tour. If you do book you will save $100 off the tour as a thank you for showing us your interest.

 

Rates

Double Occupancy - TBA per person (sharing a room)

Single Occupancy - TBA per person (your own room)

 

If you would like the double occupancy rate but don't have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy very limited.

Deposit of TBA per person due at time of booking.

Final Payment due - TBA

*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions.

 

Activity Level

Moderate Activity
Some walking while visiting areas and a few shorter walking tours.

 

Group Size

Minimum - 8 ladies
Maximum - 16 ladies

 

Exclusions
  • International Airfare (can be arranged by WTC)
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuity
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel

 

Tour Leader

Marianne Southall
Marianne is the founder of the Women's Travel Club. She is well traveled and loves to get off the beaten path, her favorite type of tour would involve nature and animals.

 

Flight Information

Once your flights are booked please forward a copy of your itinerary to info@womens-travel-club.com.
A Women's Travel Club agent is available to help you book your flights. Please do not book any flights until tour is confirmed. Follow this link to a form to request flight options and quotes. A Women's Travel Club agent will send you back the recommended flight option that best suits you. We are pleased to offer a flight booking service for your tour. As quoting of flights can be a time-consuming endeavor, a service fee of $113 ($100 plus HST) will apply.

Arrive to La Paz
Depart from La Paz

Flight Quote

Travel Insurance:

Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
Use this link to request an insurance quote.
Insurance Quote

Accommodations
Women's Travel Club Bolivia Tour
Attix Boutique Hotel

Offering views of Devil Tooth mountain, this modern hotel is 1 km from Plaza Murillo and 11 km from La Paz train station. Refined rooms featuring regional artwork include flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, minibars, safes and sitting areas.

Women's Travel Club Bolivia Tour
Hotel Parador Santa Maria

Set next to Plaza 25 De Mayo, this stylish hotel is 1 km from Parque Bolivar and 6 km from Sucre Airport. Warmly decorated rooms include flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and minibars.

Women's Travel Club Bolivia Tour
Hotel Museo Cayara

Nature, calmness and the opportunity to travel in time are elements that merge into the Hotel Museum Cayara. Just 30 minutes by bus / car from the historic city of Potosí, which in turn is interrelated with a diversity of points of interest.

Women's Travel Club Bolivia Tour
Luna Salada Hotel

Set in a remote area overlooking the famous Salar de Uyuni salt flats, this inventive hotel made from salt blocks is 26 km from Uyuni Airport. Rustic-chic rooms built from blocks of salt are TV-free, and have en suite bathrooms and air-conditioning.

Women's Travel Club Bolivia Tour
La Casona Hotel Boutique

This quaint hotel in a 17th-century Colonial-style building is a 9-minute walk from The Witches' Market, 6 minutes on foot from San Francisco Church and a 15-minute walk from La Paz train station. The simply decorated rooms provide flat-screen TVs, minifridges and safes, in addition to Wi-Fi access.

Extra Hotel Nights

Often ladies will book a night at the first hotel prior to the tour. This gives them a chance to relax after a long flight and settle in before the tour starts. Let us know if you would like pricing and information on the hotel.
Follow this link to request pre or post tour hotel nights.

Hotel Request