Buenos Aires to La Paz Adventure

15 days,Buenos Aires to La Paz

Discovering colonial cities and historic cultures, crossing the Salar de Uyuni and surrounding desert altiplano on a 4x4 excursion, feeling like a sophisticate while sipping fine wines in Mendoza, witnessing the stunning scenery and unique cultures of Northern Argentina, doing it all with other fun, young travellers.


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Breathe in the Incan spirit of La Paz and the tango palaces of Buenos Aires on one 2-week adventure. Connecting the Atlantic to the Andes, you'll journey across the surreal landscapes of the Atacama Desert and the salt flats of Salar de Uyuni, feel like a sophisticate as you sip wine in Buenos Aires and pull back the curtain on the centre of the continent. Best of all, you'll do it in the company of other fun, young travellers. Don't choose between inspiring wilderness and urban sophistication—do it all.

What's Included

  • 3-day 4x4 excursion to the Uyuni Salt Flats. Internal flight.
  • 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners. (Allow USD200-270 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (11 nts), night bus (1 nt), basic hotel on Salar de Uyuni crossing (multi-share) (2 nts).
  • Local flight, Buses, 4x4 truck.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, Local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10
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Places Visited

Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from La Paz to Buenos Aires. See La Paz to Buenos Aires Adventure

Day 1 Buenos Aires

Arrive at any time.

Day 2-3 Salta (1B)

Skip the long bus ride with an included flight. Check out the scenic Quebrada de las Conchas to Cafayate, the High Mountain Arqueological museum, and enjoy local cuisine.

Day 4-5 San Pedro de Atacama (1B)

Optional excursions to nearby ruins, mountain biking, or a visit to the Valley of the Moon.

Day 6-8 Salt Flats/Uyuni (2B,3L,2D)

Ascend by bus into the mountains and cross into Bolivia. 3-day 4x4 excursion to the Uyuni Salt Flats and surrounding desert altiplano with spectacular scenery. Stay in simple hotels upgraded with solar panels to provide electricity and hot water.

Day 9-10 Potosí (2B)

Optional excursion to a working silver mine, free time to explore the city, visit the Casa de la Moneda museum.

Day 11-13 Sucre (3B)

Take optional and excursion to nearby dinosaur tracks, explore the city or optional hiking or mountain biking. Overnight bus to La Paz on day 13.

Day 14 La Paz

Optional city tour and free time to explore the markets and winding streets.

Day 15 La Paz (1B)

Depart at any time.

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