Airport reception, transfer and accommodation at Hotel. Afternoon city tour in Santa Cruz and visit Cotoca, crafts and food population typical of eastern Bolivia
Transfer to the local airport to board a private plane to the Park Noel Kempff, is a flight of 3 hours, leaving the city fly over part of the famous Jesuit Missions of Chiquitos declared by Unesco as Noel Kempff Park, as world heritage. It will fly in the park panoramic views of the famous waterfalls "Ahlfeld" and "Rainbow".
Arrival at Camp Golden Flower, from where we will make walking the mailbox Amazon Park Noel Kempff. Afternoon hike along the paths that surround the camp.
During the morning we will know a little about the history of the creation of the park and in the afternoon we will travel by boat and walk towards Caparú Plateau, along the way we will see pink dolphins, giant otters and monkeys endemic to the Amazon. The hike to the plateau Caparú continued for 2 hours, to see the change of vegetation in the ascent. Return to “Flor de Oro” camp.
After breakfast we headed Ahfeld camp, sailing through the rivers and Pauserna Itenez, for about 5 hours, this is a trip fantásitco for watching birds and mammals in the area as tapirs, deer, capybaras and some possibility of seeing jaguars. We arrived at the camp to rest and have lunch, then we will make the trek to the waterfall Ahlfeld, to observe it from different angles, this experience for a lifetime. Return to camp for the night, you can hike at night.
We continue our adventure in this park almost virgin, visited the Rainbow waterfall and other waterfalls that form from this, where we can enjoy a refreshing swim before returning to our campsite at Golden FlowerDAY 6: NOEL KEMPFF PARK - SANTA CRUZ
After a late breakfast we walk to learn more about the fauna and flora of the forest of the Park, the opportunity to observe a variety of birds and mammals continues. Return to camp Flor de Oro to continue after our return flight to Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Free day in Santa Cruz.DAY 7: SANTA CRUZ - COCHABAMBA – TOROTORO
Early flight to the city of Cochabamba, on arrival private transfer to Torotoro population, are 5 hours away three hours of dirt road. On the way we will stop in the town of Tarata, a town at the Valley High rich in republican history.
Arrival Torotoro, we will visit the surroundings to learn paleontological samples in the area of the protected area, this makes the park in the region of greatest paleontological representation Bolivia and one of the most important in Latin America. Walk about 1 hour.
DAY 8: TOROTORO – CIUDAD DE ITAS – TOROTORO
Departure to Itas, majestic mountains of sedimentary rocks located at 21 km from the town, consisting of a set of stone labyrinths leading to innumerable narrow caves and rocks of curious formations, like "Gothic Cathedral" plus paintings. Among plants chacatayas, thahus, pepper, and itapallus thunas is this mountain of sandstone is between communities and Yunguma Ovejería. Five hours are required to meet the whole stone labyrinth leading to numerous caverns.
Return to Torotoro.
DAY 9: HUMAJALANTA AND TURTLES CEMENTERY
Tour Humajalanta cavern, attraction is 10 kilometers from the town, out in private, then walk about 3 hours (optional), dark paradise of stalactites and stalagmites, as well as with blind fish ponds. A pitch of 20 feet high by 30 wide Umajalanta eats the river. The country's largest cave in his gut keeps stalactites and stalagmites of more than 60 million years.
Umajalanta account with 4,600 meters long and 164 meters of altitude, the input is more than 2,850 meters above sea level and descends to 2686 meters. By accessing, scarce oxygen and the silence is only broken by the roar of the river running through the cave. A headlamp, a helmet and a good physical condition are needed. Amid the slippery rocks, the first gallery opens the visitor with limestone formations. Return to Torotoro
Afternoon visit the cemetery where we find fossil turtles and turtle fragments of 65 million years ago.
DAY 10: EL VERGEL – TOROTORO – COCHABAMBA
Visit to Canyon and then we Torotoro optional visit to “El Vergel” waterfalls, located 3 ½ miles from the town site of spectacular beauty, with waterfalls and pools of crystalline water (about 4 hours, is a vertical drop of 250 meters, are nearly 1,000 stone steps). After lunch return to the city of Cochabamba.
Arrival in Cochabamba for the night in this city.
DAY 11: COCHABAMBA – POTOSÍ
Regular bus to the city of Potosi, on arrival transfer to hotel.
Rest of the day free to relax and walk around the city.
Our staff will pick you up from your hotel at 11:00 approximately, first we will visit the Train Cemetery where you can learn more about Uyuni’s history, later we will enter to the Uyuni Salt Flat by Colchani, where we will see the salt artisanal extraction. Later, inside the Salt Flat we will arrive to the “Salt Hotel-Museum”, the first of its kind. Next we will be able to see optic illusions, able to see just in raining season (December- March), and also we will visit “Ojos de Agua” (Eyes of water), small salt water eruptions which help us to explain the development of this salt lake.
At noon you will visit the “Incahuasi Island” in the middle of the Salt flat; there are extraordinary calcareous rocks, large populations of Cactus, caves, tunnels and a spectacular 360 grades panoramic view of the Salt Flat. We will continue our tour to the north part of the salt flat visiting a local museum, where we will be able to see pre-Columbian mummies. Later we will get to the Salt Flat viewpoint at the foot of the Tunupa volcano.
At the end of the afternoon we will arrive to Tahua for overnight.DAY 13: UYUNI – SILOLI DESERT
Saliendo del salar arribamos a la región volcánica de los Lípez, en ella se encuentra el Volcán Ollagüe que podremos observar a la distancia. Más tarde iniciamos nuestro viaje hacia la Reserva Eduardo Avaroa en el camino podremos observar las lagunas Hedionda, Cañapa y Honda con variedades de avifauna local, posteriormente ingresaremos al “Desierto de Siloli” con paradas para tomar fotografías de los impresionantes escenarios que presenta este desierto.
DAY 14: SILOLI DESERT – EDUARDO AVAROA RESERVE– UYUNI
Este día necesitamos levantarnos muy temprano (a hrs. 05:30 aproximadamente), la primera actividad del día es la visita a la famosa formación rocosa llamada el “Árbol de Piedra”, posteriormente ingresamos a la Reserva de Fauna Andina Eduardo Avaroa y arribamos a los géiseres del “Sol de la Mañana”, fumarolas y cráteres con lava volcánica. Después disfrutaremos de un baño en aguas termales para continuar a través de la Reserva, en el camino disfrutaremos de la observación panorámica del “Desierto de Dalí” con rocas que se asemejan al trabajo del gran pintor surrealista, además de visitar la Laguna Verde a los pies del Volcán Licancabur.
Iniciamos nuestro retorno hacia Uyuni visitando la Laguna Colorada, donde es posible la observación de los 3 tipos de flamencos que existen en la región andina. Por la tarde caminaremos a través del gran “Valle de Rocas”, con restos de rocas volcánicas que varían entre los 8 y 15 metros de altitud. Finalmente visitaremos el pueblo de San Cristóbal, pueblo trasladado en su totalidad hasta su ubicación actual para la construcción de la mina más grande de Bolivia.
Arribo a Uyuni a hrs. 18:00 aproximadamente.
DAY 15: UYUNI - LA PAZ
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