Cochabamba "Valle Alto" 2 days: BOCOVA2

1. Incallajta Ruins - Totora
The citadel of Incallajta was built around 1470 AD by the Inca Tupac Yupanqui. According to the chroni-clers of the colonial era, it was built with the aim of establishing order at the empire’s eastern border and stopping the hostile incursions of amazonian tribes into the fertile valleys of Pocona and the western valleys of Cochabamba. Incallajta is the largest and most representative Inca site of the former province of "Collasuyo". The citadel holds characteristics of a city with diverse functions (political, administrative, ritual, military and domestic), represented in its vari-ous sectors and structures. On June 20/21 and De-cember 20/21 each year, rituals are staged at the ruins to celebrate the winter and summer solstice.After the guided tour of the ruins, we visit a Quechua family, share lunch with them and get some insights into the life of the indigenous farmers in the region. In the afternoon we drive to Totora, a small town that has maintained its colonial character, and take a stroll through its calm streets. Overnight in Totora. Includes lunch and dinner.

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Totora - Valle Alto - Cochabamba
After breakfast, we go on to explore the history and traditions of Totora and then head on to the Valle Alto (high valley) of Cochabamba mid-morning. On our way back to Cochabamba we pass through several villages and visit the most important sights of the area: Punata, Arani, Villa Rivero, Cliza, visit to a traditional pottery workshop in Huayculi, visito to Tarata with it’s historical legacy. Then we return to Cochabamba.Includes breakfast and lunch.End of our services

Important: Itinerary can change as a result of weather conditions and some sights are not accessible at all times – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.End of our services

General Information:

Highlights: Incallajta ruins, high valley village,Totora

Support Team: Specialised local bilingual Spanish/English speaking guide

Accommodation: Overnight in Totora

Guaranteed departure: from 2 people

Group size: 2 to 18 people

Porterage: You must carry your personal equipment which you need for the day

Included in the price:
- Transport and transfers as outlined in the program
- Group tour with local bilingual Spanish/English speaking guide
- Meals mentioned
- Entrance and control to museums, parks and others according to program

Not included in the price:
Personal travel insurance
- Meals not mentioned, drinks, tips and personal equipment

Expenses during the tour:
- Drinks, tips and all other personal expenses
- Meals not mentioned
- Accommodation not mentioned



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