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Erlebe Bolivien, Chile und Argentinien

  • Besuch der spektakulärsten Höhepunkten von Argentinien, Bolivien und Chile
  • Weinregion um Mendoza
  • Staune über das gigantische Weiß des Salar de Uyuni
  • Besuche eine der trockensten Wüsten der Erde - die Atacama
  • Buntes Buenos Aires
  • Überblick
  • Leistungen
  • Reiseverlauf
  • Termine & Preise
  • Zusatzinformationen

14 Tage Chile · Bolivien · Argentinien

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Erlebe die Höhepunkte von Bolivien, Chile und Argentinien auf dieser einamligen Reise durch Südamerika. Starte in La Paz, dem höchst gelegenen Regierungssitz der Welt, stöbere auf dem bekannten Hexenmarkt nach Souvenirs und mache dich auf den Weg zu einem der absoluten Highlights - nach Uyuni zum größten Salzsee der Welt, der dich mit seiner Schönheit verzaubern wird. Fahre über die von Flamingos bewohnte Laguna Colorada in die Atacama Wüste und unternehme einen Ausflug in das bizarre Mondtal. Vom kosmopolitischen Santiago überquerst du die Grenze nach Argentinien und genießt in der Weinregion um Mendoza edle Tropfen. Deine Reise endet in Buenos Aires, das zurecht den Beinamen "Paris Südamerikas" trägt und dich mit seinen bunten und vielfältigen Vierteln und den Tango Klängen begeistern wird.

1. Tag: La Paz
2.-3. Tag: Uyuni/Salzsee
4. Tag: Laguna Colorada
5.-6. Tag: San Pedro de Atacama
7.-9. Tag: Santiago
10.-12. Tag: Mendoza
13.-14. Tag: Buenos Aires

Leistungen enthalten

  • Südamerika Rundreise gemäß Programm
  • Transporte, Unterkünfte und Mahlzeiten gemäß Programm
  • Ausflüge und Aktivitäten wie beschrieben:
    • Fahrt auf dem Salar de Uyuni
    • Eintritt in den Laguna Colorada NP
    • Geführter Ausflug ins Mondtal
    • Besuch eines argentinischen Weingutes

Leistungen nicht enthalten

  • Internationale Flüge (gerne über uns buchbar)
  • nicht genannte Mahlzeiten und Getränke
  • Reiseversicherung
  • persönliche Ausgaben & Trinkgelder
  • Flughafentransfers
  • Visum
  • Flughafengebühren und Ausreisesteuern
  • optionale Ausflüge und Aktivitäten

Unterbringung

11x Mittelklasse-Hotel
2x einfaches Mehrbett-Hostel

Die Unterbringung erfolgt im halben Doppelzimmer bzw. teilweise auch im Mehrbettzimmer. Wahlweise ist die Unterbringung im Einzelzimmer buchbar (außer in den Nächten 3 und 4).

Verpflegung


13x Frühstück
3x Mittagessen
2x Abendessen

Tourbegleitung

Englischsprachige Reiseleitung

Transportarten

Allradfahrzeug, Flugzeug, öffentlicher Bus

Zusätzliche Übernachtungen

Tourhotel in La Paz
Einzelzimmer: 24 EUR
Doppelzimmer: 19 EUR p.P.

Tourhotel in Buenos Aires
Einzelzimmer: 86 EUR
Doppelzimmer: 43 EUR p.P.

Flughafentransfer

La Paz
Preis pro Fahrzeug (maximal 3 Personen): 21 EUR

Buenos Aires
Preis pro Fahrzeug (maximal 3 Personen): 113 EUR

Optionale Ausflüge / Zusatzleistungen

LA PAZ:
Red Caps Wanderung Bs20
"Death Road" Mountain Bike Tour US$124

SANTIAGO:
Stadttour "4 Tips Walking Tours" kostenfrei
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes US$1
Museo Histórico Nacional US$1
Teatro Municipal ab US$3-12
Weintour US$18-50

MENDOZA:
White water rafting ab US$40
Ganztages "Wein"-Tour US$100
Paragliding US$106
Parque San Martin kostenfrei

BUENOS AIRES:
Tango Show mit Abendessen US$90
Hop on/hop off bus US$28
Nationalmuseum der Schönen Künste kostenfrei

Bitte beachte, dass sich die angegebenen Preise/Aktivitäten jederzeit ändern können.
Day 1 - Arrive La Paz
The first day of your tour is simply an arrival day with no pre-organised activities. In order to allow time to relax and see some of the sights you may wish to add pre-tour accommodation.

Built in a steep valley that protects the city from the harsh elements of the Altiplano, just about every building in La Paz is built on some sort of hill, so sightseeing will literally take your breath away! You will have just one day to explore this bustling city, so we recommend taking a Red Caps walking tour to see as much of the city as possible in the time available to you. Our hotel is very centrally located and is just around the corner from the city's colourful indigenous street markets including the fascinating and suitably named "Witches Market'' where local women in traditional 'Cholita' dress sell such items as dead cats and llamas foetuses said to ward off evil spirits. The main square, Plaza Murillo, is also within walking distance. The square still retains its colonial buildings including the Presidential Palace. La Paz is possibly the best place to experience a traditional peña show of Andean music and dance to local bands playing time-honoured instruments such as zampoñas (pipes) and charangos (the ukulele).

Optional Excursions:
Red Caps walking tours – Bs20 
Death Road Mountain Biking – US$124

Accommodation:
1 night in a hotel at Hotel Sagarnaga or similar.

Day 2 - Uyuni
We fly from La Paz to Uyuni, in the South West corner of Bolivia. If it is a clear day, you will be able to see the huge expanse of the Altiplano as you fly over the landlocked country, perhaps seeing the Andes slowly flattening out to become the Amazonian basin, which spreads to the far East of the country, to the border with Brazil.

Please note: During the winter months of May-August temperatures of the Altiplano can be extremely cold, so please be prepared and pack warm clothes.

Accommodation:
1 night in a hotel at Toñito Hotel or similar.

Meals:
1 Basic Breakfast

Day 3 - Uyuni (Salt Flats)
The next morning we embark on an exhilarating three day 4WD tour to explore the Salar de Uyuni and the striking landscapes that surround it. First on the agenda is a visit to the Train Cemetery, where you can see the remains of 19th and early 20th century steam locomotives - a good place for artistic photographs. We will then come to Colchani, the main plant for the iodisation of salt and the best place to observe the methods of salt extraction from the salar. Here ovens are used to dry the salt, which is then formed into cakes. From here we drive onto the Salt Flats themselves. Claimed to be the largest salt flat in the world, the brilliant white vast Salar de Uyuní, which covers some 10,500 square kilometres and is estimated to contain 10 billion tons of salt, looks like something from a surrealist painting and its seemingly infinite horizons will amaze you. You will then visit either Fish Island or Incahuasi Island (seasonal dependent). Located in the centre of the Salar, 100 kilometres from Uyuní, this hilly outpost is covered in giant cacti amid a flat, white sea of hexagonal salt tiles.The otherworldly views from the islands will take your breath away, with the brilliant blue sky (weather permitting of course) contrasting with the pure white of the salt flats.

Please Note: Occasionally in the rainy season the salt flats become overly flooded and we may have to alter the itinerary if the salt flats are not safe to traverse. Your tour leader will advise as early as possible if this is likely to happen on your tour.

Included Excursions:
Drive on the Salar de Uyuní salt flats

Accommodation:
1 night in a basic, multi-share hostel with limited facilities at Cashi Wasi or similar. No single room upgrade available.

Meals:
1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 4 - Laguna Colorada
We continue south on our epic 4WD expedition, into some of the most remote areas of the Bolivian Altiplano. You will see a variety of dramatic landscapes including smoking volcanoes, barren deserts and gravity-defying rock formations carved by the wind. In this incredibly empty landscape you'll most likely feel the furthest from civilisation you've ever been. You will visit a number of lagoons including Cañapa, Chairkota and Laguna Honda. You will also get to see the Laguna Colorada, which offers some truly breathtaking scenery, with several varieties of flamingos gathering in the shallow waters of the beautiful crimson lagoon. Before arriving at Laguna Colorada you will pass Arbol de Piedra, the famous Stone Tree.

Included Excursions:
Entry to Laguna Colorada National Park

Accommodation:
1 night in a basic, multi-share hostel with limited facilities. No single room upgrade available.

Meals:
1 Basic Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 5 to 6 - San Pedro de Atacama
We visit the volcanic zone ‘Sol de Mañana' (Morning Sun) at 4,850 metres above sea level. Here you'll discover a geyser basin with bubbling mud pots, hellish fumaroles and a thick aroma of sulphur fumes. Inside a small crater we will observe mud bubbling away and we will also stop at hot springs where you can bathe. We will pass the Desert of Salvador Dali before crossing a 5,000 metre pass. We then come to the beautiful Laguna Verde, which is shadowed by the cone of the Licancabur Volcano. Next to Laguna Verde is Laguna Blanca, known as the White Lake. Continuing on we will cross into Chile. On the way we get the chance to see both the Bolivian and Chilean sides of the 5960m Licancabur Volcano. We then come to San Pedro de Atacama in the world's driest desert. The area is famous for the salt-covered lunar landscapes, geysers, salt flats and hot springs of the Valley of the Moon, which we will explore by van.

San Pedro de Atacama is a picturesque small town that looks like it has come straight from the scene of a Western with its single-storey buildings, white-washed walls and dusty roads. Due to its remote location and dry climate, the Atacama desert offers some of the clearest skies in the world and as such is used by international space agencies to monitor the skies. If you are lucky enough to have clear nights during your stay in San Pedro de Atacama, the starscape will most likely be the best you'll ever see.

Included Excursions:
Guided tour of the Valley of the Moon

Accommodation:
2 night(s) in hotels at Hotel Don Raul or similar.

Meals:
1 Basic Breakfast, 1 Breakfast

Day 7 to 9 - Santiago
We head to the sprawling metropolis of Santiago. You will have three days to explore this cosmopolitan city at your own pace.

Santiago is a very clean, modern city with many fountains and parks, but also has its own turbulent history. It is well-known for its fresh markets such as the famous La Vega Central Market, and the Mercado Central, one of the best seafood markets in the world. You can see the changing of the guard most days outside the impressive Palacio de La Moneda, the seat of the President of Chile. In the 1970s, the palace was bombarded during the military coup d'état, ushering in a dark period in Chile’s national history.

Other interesting places to visit are the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, an impressive fine art gallery housed in a colossal neo-classical building, and the Cementerio General, a huge cemetery with large mausoleums including that of the former president Salvador Allende Gossens. Also worth a visit is the Plaza de Armas, the centrepiece of the city, which is bordered on one side by the impressive Metropolitan Cathedral of Santiago, completed in the 19th century.

For the best views of the city, take a funicular railway or hike to the top of San Cristobal, where the Statue of the Virgin overlooks the capital and the distant Andes. Here you can taste some of Chile's best wines and find some beautifully situated swimming pools.

You may wish to take an optional excursion to the Chilean coast, about two hours’ drive from Santiago. You can wander around the creative port city of Valparaiso, which has a lively tradition of imaginative street art and painted murals, or you can relax in the upmarket beach resort of Viña del Mar, trying exquisite seafood in stylish restaurants that look out onto the Pacific Ocean.

Optional Excursions:
Tours 4 Tips Walking Tours – Free
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - US$1
Museo Histórico Nacional – US$1
Teatro Municipal, with daily shows ranging from opera, ballet, orchestras and concerts – from US$3-12
Maipo region winery tours – US$18-50

Accommodation:
3 nights in hotels at Hotel Libertador or similar.

Meals:
1 Breakfast, 2  Buffet Breakfast(s)

Day 10 to 12 - Mendoza
We enjoy a scenic drive into Mendoza, the epicentre of Argentina's wine country.

Mendoza is where General José de San Martín organised the army with which he liberated Chile and Peru from Spanish rule in 1818. Unfortunately, few historic buildings remain after an earthquake devastated the city in 1861. However, the city was rebuilt on a grid system, resulting in the broad tree-lined streets and beautiful green plazas for which the city is famous. There are great views from the top of “Cerro de la Gloria” at Parque San Martín, where you can also visit the local zoo. Situated on the foothills of the Andes, the city is a great base for some optional outdoor activities, such as white-water rafting and rappelling. But of course no trip to Mendoza would be complete without touring the surrounding vineyards. You can hire bikes and cycle the ‘Ruta de los Vinos' (wine route), visiting both ancient cellars and working wineries – tasting some of the world's best Malbecs en route.

Please note: Due to Winter weather conditions the route from Santiago to Mendoza may be replaced with an included flight instead.

Included Excursions:
Argentinian Winery

Optional Excursions:
White water rafting – from US$40
Full day wine tour – US$100
Paragliding – US$106
Parque San Martin – free

Accommodation:
3 night(s) in hotels at Urbana Suites or similar.

Meals:
1 Buffet Breakfast, 2 Breakfast(s), 1 Local Lunch

Day 13 - Buenos Aires
The beautiful city of Buenos Aires is known as the "Paris of South America" due to its lovely green parks, plazas and wide boulevards. Explore the quirky neighbourhoods and artistic markets of the city, where European and Latin American influences have mixed together to create a city like no other. To make sure you see as many of the city's historic sites as possible in the time available, we suggest taking a sight-seeing bus, which you can hop on and off as you wish. You'll see Avenida 9 de Julio (the widest avenue in the world), the impressive Teatro Colón, one of the world's best opera houses, and the famous Casa Rosada, Argentina’s presidential palace, from where Juan and Eva Perón famously addressed the crowds gathered on Plaza de Mayo in 1945.

Buenos Aires has a variety of craft markets, where you may come across live bands, barbecues, make-shift bars and practising tango dancers for a truly atmospheric Latin-American experience. San Telmo is the best market for antiques, while the market at Recoleta has great hand-made crafts. No visit to Buenos Aires would be complete without a stroll around the upmarket boutiques and cafés of the Palermo district, and the contrasting bohemian barrio of La Boca, where poor inhabitants of the area used left-over paint from the nearby shipyards to paint their humble houses made of scrap metal in bright, block colours.

The city is also world-renowned for its incredible nightlife, with many nightclubs, bars, restaurants and cinemas open all night. For a great evening, you could see an authentic tango show in the city where the dance originated, and you can’t leave Buenos Aires without trying some of the best steaks in the world!

Optional Excursions:
Tango show & dinner – US$90
Hop on/hop off bus – US$28
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes – Free

Accommodation:
1 night in a hotel at Hotel TWO or similar.

Meals:
1 Breakfast

Day 14 - Depart Buenos Aires
Your adventure of a lifetime comes to an end today. If you have a late flight or have lengthened your stay by adding post tour accommodation you will have more time to explore the sights.

Meals:
1 Local Breakfast
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Diese Tour ist Teil einer längeren Reise durch Südamerika. Daher können unterwegs Teilnehmer die Gruppe verlassen oder neue Mitreisende hinzustoßen; u. U. ist auch ein Wechsel des Reisleiters möglich.