Tiwanaku and La Paz City

Full Day

LA PAZ CITY TOUR + ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE OF TIWANAKU

At 09:00 pick up the passengers at their hotel to begin the tour, the tour starts with a visit to the witches market, where there are crafts and items for Andean ritual offer to Pachamama.

Later we visited the Basilica of San Francisco and the Murillo Square, which houses the Legislative Palace, the Government Palace and the Cathedral, and then enter the municipal museums in  Jaen street, we continue our journey to the KilliKilli Viewpoint, where we have a beautiful view of the city of La Paz. Finally, after crossing of the city, passing through Miraflores and the south of the city, we came to the Valley of the Moon, a natural formation, due to erosion that has consumed the top of a mountain, because its composition is clay rather than rock, over the centuries the rain and wind have created a work of art is like a desert stalagmites, where there are many species of cactus that grow in the area.
We leave the city of La Paz and El Alto to get to the immense plateau, we headed to the town of Tiwanaku, where the most important archaeological site in the country.
After lunch we will visit the local museum to get an introduction to the heritage of this ancient culture.


Later we visit the archaeological site of the Temple of Kalasasaya, the semi-subterranean temple and other ruins that show the architectural and iconographic richness of this enigmatic pre-Inca culture, among them the Sun gate, one of the most important archaeological in the continent. Return to the city of La Paz at 19:00.

Important:

Tiwanaku is located in the highlands, so we recommend using warm clothes, especially during the winter. Winter starts in May and ends in July.

At 09:00 pick up the passengers at their hotel to begin the tour, the tour starts with a visit to the witches market, where there are crafts and items for Andean ritual offer to Pachamama.

Later we visited the Basilica of San Francisco and the Murillo Square, which houses the Legislative Palace, the Government Palace and the Cathedral, and then enter the municipal museums in  Jaen street, we continue our journey to the KilliKilli Viewpoint, where we have a beautiful view of the city of La Paz. Finally, after crossing of the city, passing through Miraflores and the south of the city, we came to the Valley of the Moon, a natural formation, due to erosion that has consumed the top of a mountain, because its composition is clay rather than rock, over the centuries the rain and wind have created a work of art is like a desert stalagmites, where there are many species of cactus that grow in the area.
We leave the city of La Paz and El Alto to get to the immense plateau, we headed to the town of Tiwanaku, where the most important archaeological site in the country.
After lunch we will visit the local museum to get an introduction to the heritage of this ancient culture.


Later we visit the archaeological site of the Temple of Kalasasaya, the semi-subterranean temple and other ruins that show the architectural and iconographic richness of this enigmatic pre-Inca culture, among them the Sun gate, one of the most important archaeological in the continent. Return to the city of La Paz at 19:00.

Important:

Tiwanaku is located in the highlands, so we recommend using warm clothes, especially during the winter. Winter starts in May and ends in July.

Optional tours:

  • Transfer to the border of de Desaguadero (30 minutes) to continue towards Puno (Perú).
  • Ceremonies of payment to Pachamama with a specialized mystic guide.
  • Aditionals services: City tour walking through the city of La Paz, through markets and history.

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