Bolivia & Atacama, Chile – 12 Days Trip Plan

Day 1: Welcome to La Paz

On arrival in La Paz, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: La Paz City Tour

Explore the Witches' Market, with its medicinal herbs and spices, as well as spiritual and superstitious artifacts.

Day 3: Tiwanaku Ruins

Travel through the high plateau of the Andes on an hour-long scenic journey to the Tiwanaku Ruins.

Day 4: Sucre, Bolivia's Symbolic Heart

Today you will fly from La Paz to Sucre, located at an altitude of 9,214 feet. Sucre is the constitutional capital of Bolivia and its symbolic heart.

Day 5: Dinosaur Prints at Cal Orcko

Here you'll find around 5,000 footprints of 332 species of dinosaur that lived in the Cretaceous period 65 million years ago.

Day 6: Silver Mines of Sumaq Urqu

In Potosi, you will visit the legendary mountain of Sumaq Urqu (also called Cerro Rico). Sumaq Urqu was once the largest silver mine in the world.

Day 7: Incahuasi Island and Uyuni Salt Flats

Today begins with a short visit to the famed (and rusting) Train Cemetery of Uyuni.

Day 8: Eduardo Abaroa Reserve

Today is filled with surreal landscapes, tiny villages, Andean flora and fauna and wide open skies.

Day 9: Laguna Verde and Licancabur Volcano

Leave early today to visit the Stone Tree and the geysers of Sol de Mañana. At this point, you will reach the highest elevation of the trip at 16,404 feet.

Day 10: Valley of the Moon and Death Valley

Today you will visit the Valley of the Moon and Death Valley, two magical places. Here you'll see giant dunes and volcanoes almost 19,685 feet tall.

Day 11: Geysers del Tatio & Machuca Village

Today you will visit the geothermal field at Geysers del Tatio. You'll arrive at sunrise when the geysers are most active.

Day 12: Departure from Calama

Today your trip comes to an end. You will be transferred from San Pedro de Atacama to the Calama airport.

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