La Paz to Buenos Aires Adventure

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15 days,La Paz to Buenos Aires
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Discover colonial cities and historic cultures, cross the Uyuni Salt Flats and surrounding desert altiplano on a 4x4 excursion, witness the stunning scenery and unique culture of northern Argentina.

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Breathe in the Inca spirit of La Paz and the tango palaces of Buenos Aires on this 2-week adventure. Connecting the Andes to the Atlantic, you'll journey across the surreal landscapes of the Atacama Desert and the Uyuni Salt Flats, 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
  • Transportation between destinations and included activities
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners. (Allow USD145-190 for meals not included.)
  • Local bus, plane, 4x4 truck.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 18, avg 14.
  • Simple hotels (11 nts), overnight bus (1 nt), basic hotels on Uyuni Salt Flats excursion (2 nts, multi-share).

Day 1La Paz

Arrive at any time.

Day 2La Paz/Sucre(1B)

Enjoy a free day before boarding a night bus to Sucre.

Day 3Sucre

Take an optional excursion to the nearby dinosaur tracks, or get active by hiking or mountain biking.

Day 4Sucre(1B)

Enjoy another free day to explore Sucre and surroundings.

Day 5Sucre/Potosí(1B)

Travel south to the one of the world's highest cities.

Day 6Potosí(1B)

Get out and explore Potosí. Opt to tour a working mine.

Day 7Potosí/Uyuni(1B)

Travel to Uyuni and get ready for an excursion to the salt flats.

Day 8Uyuni/Salar de Uyuni(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a 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 9Salar de Uyuni(1B, 1L, 1D)

Continue exploring the Uyuni Salt Flats on a 4x4 excursion.

Day 10Salar de Uyuni/San Pedro de Atacama(1B)

Cross by 4x4 into Chile and descend by bus to San Pedro de Atacama.

Day 11San Pedro de Atacama

Opt to go sandboarding or mountain biking, or visit the Valley of the Moon.

Day 12San Pedro de Atacama/Salta

Cross the border into Argentina.

Day 13Salta(1B)

Explore the city and enjoy the local cuisine. Opt to take a trip through the scenic Quebrada de las Conchas to Cafayate, visiting the High Mountain Arqueological Museum.

Day 14Salta/Buenos Aires

Skip a long bus journey with a quick flight to Buenos Aires. Take an optional city tour, and enjoy free time to explore the many attractions. In the evening, consider hitting a tango show, then sample the city's famous nightlife.

Day 15Buenos Aires

Depart at any time.

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