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Internationale groepsreis RCGS: Highlights of Bolivia with George Kourounis

Discover Bolivia's immense landscapes, ancient history, and colonial cities with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society accompanied by explorer, George Kourounis.
15 dagen vanaf € 5.599,- (excl. vlucht)

Highlight

  • Three-day Salar de Uyuni 4WD adventure including the train cemetery, salt flats, Incahuasi (cactus) Island, colorful lagoons, geysers, and ancient volcanoes. Pre-Columbian UNESCO World Heritage Sites of El Fuerte and Tiwanaku Day walk to see the Giant tree ferns and spectacular landscape of Amboró National Park. Visit La Recoleta viewpoint overlooking the 'White City’ of Sucre. Discover the colonial and silver mining heritage of PotosíWalk to the 'Fountain of Eternal Youth' on the Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca. Afternoon city tour of La Paz including the cathedral and cable car ride. Special departure accompanied by George Kourounis

Activities

  • Culture
  • Natural Wonders
  • Cultural Wonders
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15 dagen vanaf € 5.599,-

Route 15 daagse Groepsrondreis RCGS: Highlights of Bolivia with George Kourounis

This special departure of our popular Highlights of Bolivia is accompanied by George Kourounis, renowned National Geographic explorer, filmmaker, photographer, TV personality, daredevil, and Chapter Chair of the Explorers Club. Whether it’s swapping travel and expedition stories from across the globe, learning about Kourounis’ thrilling adventures and expeditions, or gaining tips and training on photography techniques this epic adventurer will be there every step of the journey to share his expertise.Bolivia is a quintessential South American country both in terms of the immensity of its landscapes and its strong indigenous culture. Amboró National Park boasts almost unparalleled biodiversity and the charming gateway town of Samaipata gives access to the nearby Pre-Columbian UNESCO site of El Fuerte.  Gaze at the incredible salt flats of Salar de Uyuni, the largest on the planet! This exciting journey is a comprehensive three-day 4WD adventure that reveals Bolivia’s eye-catching multi-colored lagoons, cacti islands, and spouting geysers. In stark contrast to the incredible nature, visit the vibrant cities of Sucre, Potosi, and La Paz whose history and culture run deep with the Incas and the Spanish Conquistadores. To finish your adventure wind down with a night in an eco-lodge on the Isla del Sol overlooking the deep, tranquil waters of Lake Titicaca - surrounded by snow-capped peaks of the Cordillera Real.

  1. Dag 1 -  Start Santa Cruz and drive to Amboro N.P  
  2. Dag 2 - Amboro trek; drive to Samaipata
  3. Dag 3 - Morning guided tour of the Pre-Columbian UNESCO site of El Fuerte; afternoon at leisure
  4. Dag 4 - Return to Santa Cruz; short flight to Bolivia's capital, the 'White City' of Sucre (2,800m)
  5. Dag 5 - Morning city tour; afternoon at leisure
  6. Dag 6 - Drive to Potosí (4,060m); walking tour to discover its colonial and silver mining heritage
  7. Dag 7 - Morning tour to the entrance of the Cerro Rico mine; afternoon transfer to Uyuni
  8. Dag 8 - Begin a three-day 4WD adventure to discover the incredible landscapes of Salar de Uyuni
  9. Dag 9 - Second day to discover more sights of Salar de Uyuni by 4WD
  10. Dag 10 - Third day to discover more sights of Salar de Uyuni by 4WD
  11. Dag 11 - Drive back to Uyuni; fly to La Paz (3,640m); afternoon city tour
  12. Dag 12 - Travel to Isla del Sol (4,100m) on Lake Titicaca; walk to our eco-lodge
  13. Dag 13 - Free day to explore Isla del Sol; optional boat trip to Island of the moon
  14. Dag 14 - Walk to the Eternal Youth Fountain; transfer to La Paz; fly back to Santa Cruz
  15. Dag 15 - End Santa Cruz
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