At this time the salt becomes a great reflecting mirror of the wonderful sky of Uyuni. Therefore, the photographs deceive and it seems that people are walking through the clouds. The landscape is so beautiful and amazing that many people travel from the ends of the world to get married barefoot in the salar. Others also believe that walking on the salt flat with feet submerged in the water has therapeutic effects and even a certain mystical meaning.
The feast of Our Lady of Candelaria in Puno, declared as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Held in February of each year in the city of Puno, which includes acts of a religious, festive and cultural nature that have their roots in Catholic traditions and symbolic elements of the Andean cosmovision.
TOURIST PACKAGE SALAR DE UYUNI - LAKE TITICACA
- DAY 1: JULIACA AIRPORT - PUNO.
Reception at the airport or bus station to take you to Puno, overnight at the chosen hotel in the city of Puno.
- DAY 2: FLOATING ISLANDS OF THE UROS & ISLAND TAQUILE.
The tour begins with the pick-up from your hotel to transfer to the port of Lake Titicaca, where we will board a speedboat and departure to the floating islands of the Uros, where the guide will explain about the origin, construction of floating islands, plus of the main activities of its inhabitants.
Then, visit Taquile Island, arrived at the port, a 45-minute walk uphill to reach the Taquile Plaza, on the way you can appreciate the experiences of the locals who maintain their ancestral religious traditions and rituals. Typical lunch in the restaurant of the island, where the host family makes a small demonstration of their customs and traditions to tourists. Return to the city of Puno.
- DAY 3: VIRGIN FESTIVITY OF LA CANDELARIA
This day is something special because it will be part of the largest festival in the region of Puno, the capital of Peruvian folklore celebrates its variety and impressive cultural manifestation, whose maximum expression is the feast of the "Virgen de la Candelaria", patron saint of the city , associated with the cult of the earth or "Pachamama" that symbolizes purity and fertility. Place where the faithful and dancers join in fervor and joy with amazing masks, exulting dances and a crowd of people throughout the month of February.
To do this our guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you to know the place (Av. La Torre) where you will appreciate the great stop and veneration of the Virgin of Candelaria, a World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO.
This tour package can accommodate or make changes according to the date of arrival.
- DAY 4: PUNO - LA PAZ - UYUNI.
After breakfast transfer to the bus terminal. Before boarding, they must present their passport and exit to La Paz, carrying out the immigration procedures at the Peru-Bolivia border, of both countries for control and verification.
Then, we will continue with our trip to the city of La Paz 2 hours and 30 minutes we will arrive to La Paz. In the evening we will continue the trip to the Salar de Uyuni.
- DAY 5: TOUR UYUNI - BUS UYUNI - LA PAZ.
Upon arrival in Uyuni, reception by our local operator who will give you the detailed information of the tour and breakfast (on your own). The Salar de Uyuni tour starts at 10:30 a.m. visiting the train cemetery where we will appreciate an open-air historical museum of the locomotives that many years ago gave life to the town of Uyuni.
Visit the salt flat of Uyuni, the beautiful landscape and the mirror of water does not stop surprising all the tour, first for it is in Colchani, where the population works the salt and during the visit it will show us the micro-factory of saltpeter refining, we will appreciate mounds and blocks of salt. We will also visit the market where crafts made with salt are sold.
Lunch at the salt museum, After lunch we will have time to explore the island and take amazing 360 degree photos from the top.
We will continue with the tour of the salt until we can observe a sunset, the most beautiful sunset you can see. Return to the city of La Paz
- DAY 6: BUS LA PAZ - COPACABANA - PUNO.
After breakfast, we will board the bus to Puno, during the journey we will cross the Strait of Tiquina, the bus in a Ferry and the people in a boat, later we will arrive to Copacabana, at approximately 12:00 m, where we do change of mobility and you can have lunch and later we will continue the route towards the Kasani border (immigration control post) where you must present your ID or Passport in the migration office of both countries for control and verification.
After two and a half hours of travel from Kasani, we will arrive in Puno at 4:30 p.m.
- DAY 7: PUNO - SILLUSTANI - JULIACA AIRPORT.
This day we have to say goodbye, but first we will make a special and highly recommended tour, Sillustani tour. our mobility and guide will pick you up from your hotel, then we will go to the chullpas of Sillustani, once in the archaeological complex, we will walk approximately 30 minutes uphill until we reach the funeral towers.
At the top of the complex, our guide will explain in detail about the place and you can see the different pre-Inca and Inca ruins, as well as contemplate the beautiful landscapes and the view of the Umayo lagoon that surrounds the funerary chullpas. We will continue with our trip to the airport.
It is advisable to bring :
WHICH IS INCLUDED IN ?:
- Advice one day before the tour.
- Reception and transport to your hotel.
- Candelaria (Seat reserved to appreciate the dances of the pasacalle).
- Bus Puno – La Paz - Puno.
- Bus La Paz – Uyuni – La Paz.
- Uyuni Tour (Transportation, guide and lunch).
- Sillustani Tour in Route to the Airport.
- Tour to Taquile (Tickets, lunch, guide and transport).
WHICH IS NOT INCLUDED IN ?:
- Others not mentioned in the program.
- Optional ride on a reed boat (It has an additional cost of 10 PEN).
- Entradas en el Salar de Uyuni.
|Prices in ($ USD) DOLLARS||amount of people|
|$ 270.00 USD||per 1 person|
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