Bolivia NYE

Santa Cruz, Sucre, Uyuni Salt Flat, La Paz, Copacabana

December 30th, 2024 – January 7th, 2025

Join us for Bolivia Salt Flats!  This 9-day itinerary will begin in Santa Cruz where we’ll explore Lomas de Arena and celebrate NYE. Then we’ll fly to Sucre and explore the city. From there we’ll journey to Uyuni and spend two nights under the stars in the worlds first salt hotel exploring the salt flats during the days and marveling at the sky at night. We’ll end the trip in La Paz, 12,000 feet above sea level, the highest capital city in the world. We will explore the moon valley and learn about the ancient history dating back to the Inca time period. Join us for the best Bolivia has to offer and a NYE to remember!

This 9 day itinerary shows off the best of Bolivia.  Every detail is handled, including airport arrival services and transfer, private transportation, unique accommodations and so much more. Your trip host is on-site 24/7 for anything you may need. 

Fly in to Santa Cruz (VVI) depart from La Paz Airport (LPB) Flight to/from Sucre/Uyuni not included but Legit Trips will advise on a group flight time.

Please speak to a Legit Trips travel guide before booking your flights for this trip- email us

Itinerary subject to change based on discretion of trip leader or tour operator, due to weather or other extenuating circumstances.

December 30th, 2024 – January 7th, 2025

*Do Not book your flight without verifying arrival & departure times/airports with a Legit Trips team member.

DEPOSIT $750 

TOTAL $3275

All trips are priced as double occupancy. When available, solo supplements may be offered.  If you are traveling solo, it doesn’t mean you need to pay for a solo supplement, we’re happy to pair you with a roommate whenever possible.

After you pay your deposit, you may pay the balance anytime up to 90 days prior to trip departure, or we can set up equal monthly installments. Email us for payment options.

  • 8 nights accommodation – 2 nights in Santa Cruz,  1 night in Sucre, 3 nights in Uyuni, 2 nights in La Paz
  • LA PAZ CITY TOUR & MOON VALLEY (Half day) Including museums of La Paz + Cable Car
  •  Visit to the Train Cemetery, the community of Colchani to visit the artisanal salt factory, the majestic salt flat where you can see how the salt is collected and where you can make your perspective or optical illusion photo session, and Incahuasi Island with its incredible giant cacti.
  • Private transport to Uyuni with stop in Potosi for lunch
  • Half day Lomas de Arena for hiking or sand boarding
  • Full day Copacabana & Sun Island
  • Uyuni Salt Flat Stargazing Night Tour
  • Tour of Eduardo Avaroa National Park – Ollagüe volcano viewpoint, Cañapa and Hedionda lagoons, Valley of the Rocks, the Church of the San Cristóbal community
  • Daily breakfast, one lunch, three dinners
  • Welcome Reception
  • Airport transfer to/from airport 
  • Private driver- transportation between domestic destinations, to tours, etc.
  • Local Bolivian guide
  • Legit Trips tour leader with you 24/7

Deposits are non-refundable (but are transferable to another person or Legit Trip). Any additional payments can be refunded if canceled more than 90 days prior to the trip start date.  Deposits may only be transferred one time and incur a $100 rebooking fee.

Please be sure to read the complete booking terms and conditions at checkout. https://legittrips.com/booking-terms/

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Fun Facts About BOLIVIA

Lake Titicaca

Straddling the border between Peru and Bolivia is Lake Titicaca, the highest and largest navigable lake in the world. This freshwater lake sits at 12.5k feet above sea level and by surface area and volume of water, is the largest lake in South America.

12000 ft

La Paz is the highest city in the world with a population of more than one million.

Languages

Bolivia is home to over 30 official languages. Although Bolivia is one of South America’s Spanish speaking countries, this is not the only language that is widely spoken in the country.

Salt Flats

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia’s famous salt flats, is home to the largest salt deposit in the world. Spanning a massive 10,582 square kilometres, it is actually as large as Hawaii

Day 1

ARRIVAL IN SANTA CRUZ

You’ll be greeted at the airport by our local partners and transferred to the hotel.

Meet and greet this evening with your trip leader and the rest of the group!

O/N at Hotel Camino Real Santa Cruz 

Day 2

SANTA CRUZ

Half day trip to Lomas de Arena – option for a scenic hike or sand boarding

Evening NYE Celebration – dinner and show TBD

O/N at Hotel Camino Real Santa Cruz 

Lake Titicaca

Day 3

FLY TO SUCRE

Transfer from your hotel to Viru Viru International Airport at Santa Cruz. It will take approximately 40 minutes to arrive. We will all fly together on a flight that Legit Trips will send out for you to book.

O/N at Hotel Mi Pueblo Samary

Day 4

SUCRE – UYUNI

Morning at leisure to explore the city! Private transport to Uyuni with stop in Potosi for lunch.  The trip will take approximately 6h 40 minutes.

Group dinner included tonight.

O/N at Hotel Palacio Del Sol

Bolivia Salt Flats

Day 5

UYUNI SALT FLAT

Full day tour – Uyuni Clock & Train Cemetery & Colchani to see how the salt is collected, then Incahuasi Island. Lastly we’ll stop for sunset in the salt flats, with a toast of Andean liqueurs. Group dinner included. Evening star gazing tour

O/N at Hotel Palacio Del Sol

Bolivia Salt Flats

Day 6

UYUNI

We’ll start the day at Ollague Volcano viewpoint, visit Laguna Cañapa for some Andean flamingos & Laguna Hedionda. Then we’ll head to the Turquiri Lagoon & Valley of the Rocks & lastly Church of the community of San Cristobal.

O/N at Hotel Palacio Del Sol

Bolivia Salt Flats

Day 7

COLCHANI – LA PAZ

Transfer to Joya Andina International Airport in Uyuni for the domestic flight to La Paz (not included). Half day La Paz city tour and moon valley with the cable car experience.

O/N at Hotel Atix

La Paz Bolivia

Day 8

COPACABANA & SUN ISLAND

Motorboat cruise across Lake Titicaca to Sun Island, said to be the birthplace of Inca civilization. We’ll journey up the Escalinatas de Yuminda, a traditional Inca staircase and visit the fountain of youth.

O/N at Hotel Atix

Day 9

DEPARTURE DAY

Transfer from your hotel to La Paz International Airport

Say “see you again” to your travel buds and start sharing photos and memories!

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