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Exclusive Bolivia Group Tour with artist Gastón Ugalde

Story by Aracari Travel

Posted: August 24, 2017

Bolivia. A land of extremes, contrasts, and intrigue, the country is a true traveler's dream. From the colonial cities of Sucre and Potosi to the other-worldly landscapes of the salt flats of Uyuni and Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve, Bolivia boasts unrivaled scenery and rich history. Discover it for yourself on Aracari's 2018 Bolivia group tour. Start in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and end in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile, from Saturday 21 - Monday 30 April 2018. 

Bolivia Group Tour 2018 with 'The most important living Bolivia artist' 

Aracari invites you to join our founder and CEO, Marisol Mosquera on this exclusive Bolivia group tour, with special guest and Marisol's personal friend, the renowned Bolivian artist Gastón Ugalde.

Only 12 spaces available! Reserve your place today or find out more by emailing [email protected]

Bolivia Group Tour Itinerary to San Pedro de Atacama 

A true off-the-beaten track destination, it's not easy to traverse this rugged landscape on your own. You will stay in the best accommodation available, including a historic hacienda and a hotel made entirely from salt. Cross the salt flats in 4x4s with only three guests per car, giving you extra space and enjoy privileged access to authentic places and introductions to special individuals that will bring Bolivia to life for you.

Day 1: Fly from Santa Cruz to Sucre

Day 2: Day trip to Hacienda Candelaria & Tarabuco market town

Day 3: Tour of local handicrafts in Sucre, including chocolate, hats and local textiles

Day 4: History & Traditions of Sucre - day tour of the beautiful colonial city

Day 5: Tour of Potosí, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Day 6: Transfer to Uyuni, and stargazing over the salt flats

Day 7: Day exploring the salt flats

Day 8: Discover the Chiguana salt flats and small lakes

Day 9: Eduardo de Avaroa National Park to San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Day 10: Depart from Calama airport in Chile

(option to extend trip to explore the Atacama Desert)

View the full itinerary here, or download a PDF version.

Exclusive Insider Access on Aracari's Bolivia Group Tour

Many people visit a country, tick off all the tourist attractions but leave without really getting under its skin. Aracari founder Marisol Mosquera has called on her personal contacts throughout Bolivia to personally plan a unique trip that introduces you to the heart and soul of this fascinating country. Marisol is recognized as both a Condé Nast Top Travel Specialist and featured on Travel + Leisure's A-List for designing trips to Bolivia.

Marisol will introduce you to prestigious owners of historic haciendas, and weavers in remote Andean villages. You'll leave with a true sense of Bolivia - its landscapes, its history and its people. One such character is the renowned artist Gaston Ugalde, who will travel with you on this exclusive Bolivia group tour.

Gastón Ugalde joins Aracari's exclusive Bolivia Group tour

The creative and charming Gastón Ugalde is Bolivia’s most celebrated living artist and a visual arts leader in the region. With a career spanning half a century, Ugalde is known by critics as the ‘Andean Warhol’ and is considered a video-art pioneer in Latin America. His work includes performance, painting, sculpture, installation land-art and photography but he is most well-known for his photos using the Salar de Uyuni landscape as his canvas.

Traveling at another time? Aracari specializes in luxury, tailor-made trips to Peru, Bolivia, and the Galapagos - so whenever you want to travel, and whatever your travel style, our expert travel team can create the perfect trip for you. Check out our sample itineraries to inspire your trip.

To book your place on Aracari's 2018 Bolivia group tour, email [email protected] today.