Chile-Argentina-Bolivia 21 days Group | CHIARBO21GROUP

Chile-Argentina-Bolivia 21 days Group | CHIARBO21GROUP

date_range Next departure: 03/03/19
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  • place+ SEE FULL ITINERARY AND VISITSClick to see the full itinerary day by dayhome HOTELS | Accommodation is either in hotel, hostal, shelter, home stay or camping depending on your program.directions_car DAILY TRANSPORTS | Different transport are organized for your trip: Transfer when you arrive and leave, private transport for your visit and programed activities, domestic flight(s) depending on your program. translate GUIDES |English Speaking Guides: private or group tours with different local English speaking guides (no tour leader)restaurant MEALS |For lunch (where included) it will either be a lunch box or a hot meal and for dinner (where included) you will be served a hot meal. Please refer to the program for more precision

    place Day 1.Santiago de Chile ArrivalCity tour half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Santiago---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Transfer Airport – Hotel / Private transport for the visitstranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantclear -- |Breakfast, lunch, diner not included

    map MAP| Accommodation is either in hotel, hostal, shelter, home stay or camping depending on your program.cloud_download DOWNLOAD ITINERARY | Different transport are organized for your trip: Transfer when you arrive and leave, private transport for your visit and programed activities, 3 days of 4wd drive for Uyuni Salt flat and Lipez, 2 domestic flights La Paz-Uyuni and Sucre-La Paz. Expand or Collapse the itinerary to see the Outline full detailedhelp_outline INFORMATION|English Speaking Guides: private or group tours with different local English speaking guides (no tour leader)

    Today you arrive in Santiago. Once arrived in the International Airport of Santiago, our team will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. After a short briefing, we start the city tour. The sights today include the old district, Club Hípico, the San Francisco church, the Government Palace, Main Square, Santa Lucía Hill, the San Cristóbal Hill from where we have a panoramic view of the city and last the most modern district in the city.

    place Day 2. Santiago - Valparaiso - SantiagoVisit Viña/Valparaiso full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Santiago---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Private transport for the visits ~3h30translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    Today we visit Valparaiso and Viña del Mar. Nicknamed “The Jewel of the Pacific”, Valparaíso was declared a world heritage site based upon its improvised urban design and unique architecture. In 1996, the World Monuments Fund declared Valparaiso’s unusual system of funicular elevators (highly-inclined cable cars) one of the world’s 100 most endangered historical treasures and the city was declared a World Heritage Site in 2003. Built upon dozens of steep hillsides overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Valparaíso boasts a labyrinth of streets and cobblestone alleyways, embodying a rich architectural and cultural legacy. We continue to Viña del Mar which is Chile’s main tourist attraction and also known as “La Ciudad Jardin” (The Garden City). You can have lunch in one of the many seaside restaurants and in the afternoon we visit the town: the Casino which is one the oldest gambling establishments in South America, walk along the beach, Reñaca and of course the botanic garden Quinta Vergara where the biggest musical festival in Latin American is celebrated each year. We return to Santiago where the evening is free to enjoy the last day on the South American continent.

    place Day 3. Santiago - S.P.de Atacama Visit Valle de la Luna half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in S.P. de Atacama------- directions_carflightcheck ---------- | Private transport Calama – S. P. de Atacama ~1h20 / Flight Santiago - Calama ~2h05translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    After breakfast you are transferred to the airport for the flight to Calama (connecting in Santiago). After arrival to the airport of Calama you will be transferred to San Pedro de Atacama. In the afternoon we start the tour by visiting the Valle de la Luna. The Valle de la Luna was created through centuries with stone and sand formations in extraordinary colours and textures making it look similar to the surface of the moon. The valley is also considered one of the driest places on earth as some areas have not received rain in hundreds of years. We will see the salt statues “Las Tres Marias”, the salt mine and the salt caverns and from a large sand dune we can really appreciate the view of the valley.

    place Day 4. S.P de Atacama – S.P de Atacama Visit Geiseres del Tatio half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in S.P. de Atacama---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Private 4WD vehicle ~3h30translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    We leave very early to visit the enormous geyser field “Los Géiseres del Tatio”. With over 80 active geysers it is the largest geyser field in the southern hemisphere. We have breakfast on the site before heading back to San Pedro de Atacama by the village Machuca. We return to San Pedro de Atacama and the rest of the day is free.*

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 5. S.P de Atacama Leisure day Free day in S.P. de Atacama --- homecheck --- |Hotel in S.P. de Atacama------- directions_walkdirections_bikecheck ---------- | Bike or walk according to your desiretranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    Today we will have a leisure day in San Pedro de Atacama. Some activities are available like treks, bicycle tour or Sand surfing don’t hesitate to ask your guide previously.

    place Day 6. S. P. de Atacama – SaltaNo visits today --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Salta---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Transfer Hotel – Bus station - Hotel / Bus S. P. de Atacama- Salta ~7h40translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    Early in the morning, we will be transferred to the bus terminal to take the bus to Salta. During the course we will see impressive landscapes and colorful mountains. The bus will stop at Susques where we will need to follow the formalities to cross the border Chile/Argentina. We will arrive in Salta in the afternoon.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 7. Salta – CafayateVisit Quebradas half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Cafayate---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Private transport for the visits ~6h30translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    Early in the morning, we leave to drive to the small village of Cachi. From Salta the road offers a nice landscape composed with forests, canyons « Quebradas », rivers and high mountains. The road goes through « La cuesta del Obispo » and up to 3348 m where we can appreciate a full view on the valley. Then we continue on la « Recta de Tin Tin », ancient road use by the Incas et goes to the national park « Los Cardones » where we can observe the Mountain Cachi 6380 m. Cachi village is located at the bottom of this mountain and we will visit and discover the church classified National Historic Monument. We will be also able to walk around Cachi or visit the Cachi historic museum. Later we will drive on the R.N 40 and visit Colte the handcraft road and the village of Seclantás, Molinos, San Carlos located in the « Quebrada de las Flechas » and its wonderful landscape. We will spend the night in Cafayate famous for its white wine Torrontes.

    place Day 8. Cafayate - SaltaVisit Quebradas half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Salta---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Private transport for the visits ~3h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    Today we will discover the impressive and marvelous « Quebrada de las Conchas » where we will enjoy the sight of several geologic phenomenon. We will go back to the hotel in Salta at the end of the afternoon.

    place Day 9. Salta - IguazuNo visit today --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Iguazu------- directions_carflightcheck ---------- | Transfer Hotel - Airport - Hotel / Flight Salta - Iguazu ~1h40translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    The morning will be free. In the early afternoon we will head to Salta airport to join Iguazu. Our team will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day will be free.

    place Day 10. Iguazu Argentinian sideVisit Iguazu Argentinian side full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Iguazu---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Private transport to Iguazu Park 18km / Please take some light waterproof clothing translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    We leave the hotel and be transferred to the airport of Salta to flight to National Park of Foz de Iguazu. Once arrived our team will pick you up to drive to the hotel. This park was created in 1934 and measure 55.000 hectares. There are 275 falls from 30 to 80 meters high. An ecologic train and 3 stations have been built in purpose to preserve the environment of each tour. The lower tour (1700m) has 8 belvederes on a terrace which allow a direct contact with the vegetation and the waterfalls. The higher tour (1200m) which cross from the top part of the waterfalls Dos Hermanas, Chico, Ramírez, Bossetti, Adán y Eva, Bernabé Méndez, and finish in Mbigua and got 6 belvederes where we can appreciate the rainbow formed by the San Martin, Escondido, Dos Mosqueteros, Rivadavia and Tres Mosqueteros waterfalls. We continue toward Puerto Canoas 3 kilometers away from the Iguazu river bank where the third terrace start, from there we the best view on the most impressive waterfalls: La garganta del diablo. In the center of the waterfall there is the island of San Martin where we can walk, 650 meters and 172 steps to access the different panoramas views. We will be able to appreciate the different panoramas like this one use in the movie Mission (1986) take precisely from this spot. We will walk also on the green path (600m), and observe the animal and plants. After this nice and impressive visit, we will go back to the hotel where the rest of the days is free.

    place Day 11. Iguazu Brasilian sideVisit Iguazu Brasilian side full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Iguazu---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Private transport to Iguazu Park / Please take some light waterproof clothing / Border crossing take you passporttranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    After breakfast we will visit the Iguazu Waterfall Brazilian side. We will discover through the bridge and miradors the Floriano et Teodora da Fonseca waterfalls and finish our visit with the San Martin waterfalls with a complete view on the waterfalls and on San Martin Island. The rest of the day is free.

    place Day 12. Iguazu - HumahuacaNo visit today --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Humahuaca------- directions_carflightcheck ---------- | Transfer Hotel – Airport – Hotel / Transport Salta – Purmamarca – Huamahuaca ~3h45 / Flight Iguazu – Salta ~1h40 translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    In the morning we will leave the hotel and be transferred to the airport of Iguazu and flight to Salta. Once arrived at Salta airport our team will pick you up and drive you to Humahuaca. The rest of the days will be free.

    place Day 13. Humahuaca – TupizaNo visits today --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Tupiza---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Private transport Humahuaca - La Quiaca (Argentininan Border crossing) ~2h15 / Private transport Villazon - Tupiza (Bolivian Border crossing)~1h30translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    We will continue our route to the north of Argentina to reach the border Argentino-Bolivian La Quiaca / Villazón. After the administrative formalities of immigration and customs control, we will enter Bolivia and continue to Tupiza.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 14. TupizaVisit Tupiza full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Tupiza---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Private 4WD vehicle ~2h20translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner not included

    This city, with an average temperature of 18 to 32 degrees, is located in southern Chichas. This oasis named the pearl of Bolivia is full of impressive scenery. The valley of Tupiza shelters a kind people, "los chicheños". Colorful landscapes with reddish earth and ocher tones, cacti decorating the space and rocks carved by water. After breakfast we will go to our triathlon tour to discover the surroundings of Tupiza and these colorful valleys by bike, on foot and on horseback. During our trek we can admire the cactus and Queñuas forests, and the spectacular surrounding mountains. We'll follow the footsteps of the famous butch bandits Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid. We will have lunch while admiring the landscapes to continue our course and we will go towards San Miguel, Salo, the Apacheta del camino de herradura, Huaca Huañusca until the hostal.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 15. Tupiza - S.P.de LipezVisit Sur Lipez half day --- homecheck --- |Shelter in S.P. de Lipez / No hot shower / No Heating Private room---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Private 4WD vehicle ~2h20translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    After breakfast we will leave early to San Pablo de Lípez. We will visit the "Quebrada De Palala" with spectacular formations of red rocks, then we will visit "El Sillar" or "Valle de la Luna" with craters and eroded earth formations reminiscent of the moon's landscapes. Then we will continue to different mining areas and we will pass through the village of Nazarenito, which lives mainly from the exploitation of gold. We will also pass through Chilcobija, considered the deepest antimony mine in the world, Cerrillos, Polulos and Río San Pablo before arriving at the abandoned village of San Antonio de Lípez. We will arrive in San Pablo de Lípez in the middle of the afternoon and we will have the rest of the day free.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 16. S.P.de Lipez - Laguna VerdeVisit Sur Lipez today --- homecheck --- |Shelter in Laguna Verde / No hot shower / No Heating Private room---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Privat transport for the visit ~4h30translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Head west towards the wonders of southern Lípez. Visit the ancient village of San Antonio de Lípez, better known as the ghost village, abandoned for reasons we do not know, then we will go down to the lagoon Morejón. We continue our way to the village of Quetena, Kollpa Laguna to enter the National Wildlife Reserve Eduardo Avaroa by the Salar de Challviri where we will stop to take a bath at the thermal baths of Polques. After this swim at 4200 we continue heading south towards the desert of Dali, reverence to the Catalan artist for the unreal and natural colors of this fantastic landscape that we will remember the colorful touch of the master. Then we will continue our trip to Laguna Verde and Blanca at the foot of Licancahur, where we can stop to take some pictures. Laguna Verde owes its green color to its high concentration of lead carbonate, sulfur arsenic and calcium. Thank you for not bathing! From Laguna Verde we will go to Laguna Verde refuge.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 17. Laguna Verde - Ojo de PerdizVisit thermal bath of Polques half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in Ojo de Perdiz---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Privat transport for the visit ~3h30translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    We will continue our journey by borrowing the tracks of South Lipez, on our way we will observe the "Ladies of the Desert" important rock of several tons cut by the winds and placed in this desert landscape of South Lipez, then we will cross the desert of Dali, reverence to the Catalan artist for the unreal and natural colors of this fantastic landscape that will remind us of the colorful touch of the master. We will go from art to geology by visiting the seething geysers of Sol de Mañana, an impressive geothermal field of the region, mud wells boiling with accentuated sulfur smells. Our visit continues towards the thermal bath of Polques, swimming pool of natural hot water in which we will be able to bathe, if one wishes it. We will visit the Laguna Colorada, which owes its name to its reddish color caused by microscopic crustaceans, the main nutrient of flamingos, which owes its pink color. Due to climate change and the strong evaporation of the Altiplánico basin, the water level of the lagoons in the region is rapidly decreasing, which year after year limits the Flemish population. We will visit the tree of Peter (thank you not to try to climb the tree) planted in the desert of Siloli and finally after this busy day we will end at the northern end of it for a well-deserved rest.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 18. Ojo de Perdiz - S.P de QuemezVisit Lagunas half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel in S.P. de Quemez---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Privat transport for the visit ~4h30translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Our way up North Cape continues. We will cross the famous jewel route composed of Ramaditas Lagoon, Honda, Chiar Khota, Hedionda and Cañapa before crossing the Salar de Chiguana and past the railroad Uyuni - Ollagüe owned by the FCA (Empresa Ferroviaria Andina). We will follow the railway to arrive in the middle of the afternoon to San Pedro de Quemez, the first Bolivian village burned by the Chilean army during the Pacific War, where we spend the night. The rest of the day will be free.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 19. S.P de Quemez - La PazVisit Salar de Uyuni today --- homecheck --- |Hotel in La Paz------- directions_carflightcheck ---------- | Privat transport for the visit ~3h30 / Flight Uyuni – La Paz ~45 Mintranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast, lunch included dinner not included

    We will leave the small village of San Pedro de Quemez and we will have the opportunity to visit the "Cueva de las Galaxias" strange phenomenon of fossilized algae, which reminds us that the ocean was present in this area and as far as Oruro. In the cave next door, we can see the Chullpas, Inca funerary remains that fills this cave size consistent. Then we will go up to the watchtower where we will enjoy a breathtaking view of the desert and also observe the fossilized corals that once had to be part of an impressive barrier reef if you bother to look around. After this amazing visit we will continue, and we will enter the famous Salar of Uyuni the largest salt desert in the world with an area of 10582km². This salar has the particularity of containing a reserve of 9 million tons of Lithium 40% of world production. We will drive to Incahuasi Island which by mistake is better known as Fisherman's Island. This geological formation which is a petrified coral remains is covered with giant cactus that are up to 12m tall. From the highest point of the island we will have a breathtaking 360 ° view of the Salar of Uyuni. After lunch and a stroll on the island we will drive to Uyuni airport to take the last flight to La Paz. Upon arrival in La Paz a member of our team will bring you to your hotel (La Paz centre). The rest of the day will be free.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 20. La Paz - TiwanakuVisit Tiwanaku today --- homecheck --- |Hotel in La Paz---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Transport La Paz – Tiwanaku – La Paz ~3h50translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast, dinner included, Lunch not included

    We leave around 08h30 for our visit of the ruins of Tiwanaku, the capital of the pre-Inca empire. Tiwanaku was one of the oldest civilisations in the world and is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire. We visit the Akapana Pyramid and the semi-subterranean temple as well as the archaeological area where we can see the Temple of Kalasasaya, one of the largest and oldest ceremonial centres of the world. We also visit the famous “Puerta del Sol” (Gateway of the Sun) which is a monolithic structure that weighs about 10 tons. On the Puerta del Sol we can observe the Tiwanakota calendar which is expressed in 365,24 days distributed over 12 months. We visit the archaeological museum where we see the Monolith Bennet which measures 7,20 meters and weighs 20 tons, and we also get an insight in the 13 centuries of history which make Tiwanaku the oldest civilization in Latin America. After our visit of the site we have lunch (not included) in a typical restaurant where we can taste quinoa; the most important grain of the Andes. After lunch, we return to La Paz and in the evening, we go to a local “peña” to enjoy a folkloric dance show.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 21. La Paz DepartureNo Visit today --- homecheck --- |Departure---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Transfer Hotel-Airporttranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included at the hotel depending on your time of departure. If you must leave the hotel before breakfast is served at the hotel (normally at 07h00) breakfast is not included

    According to your time of departure* you are transferred from the hotel to the airport. For international flights, it is recommended to arrive at the airport 3 hours before scheduled departure. End of our services.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

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