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Start Packet Sucre, Bolivia 5 days or les

Colonial Sucre and its surroundings, Starter package 5 days 4 nights
Sucre, the capital of Bolivia, is a city that is 2860 meters above sea level. Has a temperate climate the whole year. In general, the sky is almost always very blue and in winter you can enjoy a radiant sun. It conserves a good part of their colonial and republican buildings that are part of the history of the country, as the House of the Freedom. The Metropolitan Cathedral, the University San Francisco Xavier, the Supreme Court of Bolivia, and the National Library. From the city, you can consent to natural and ecological places of great value: a few minutes one of the parks of the period meets bigger create of the world with dinosaur tracks of impressive size and fidelity. Sucre, The White City of America, a city of towers and colonial steeples that rise from their beautiful churches, been founded in 1540, it has been declared by the UNESCO: World Cultural Heritage. Sucre has a lot to offer!


You can choose this tour in 3 options

1 Budget tour : in hostals

2 classic tour: in 3* hotels

3 Luxe tour: all 4 * hotels

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Day 1 

Arrival, transfer to your hotel in Sucre from the bus station or airport, hotel, or hostel


Day 2 City tour 1/2 day Sucre + 1/2 day free

City Tour on foot, a private tour of 3hrs. The colonial white city has many beautiful buildings and houses with antique wooden balconies. We will walk through the old town, so we will go through a lot of those buildings anyway.

After the pick-up from your hostel or hotel at 9.00hrs. we will visit the Plaza 25 de Mayo. The main square of Sucre is surrounded by impressive buildings, such as the Town Hall, La Casa de la Libertad place where in 1825 the independence of Bolivia was declared, the Prefecture of the Department Chuquisaca, and the Metropolitan Cathedral with Renaissance and Baroque details.

We continue walking to the ASUR museum of textiles. Here you can appreciate a variety of weaving of various Bolivian cultures.  There will be some people busy weaving, too, demonstrating various weaving techniques.
From the museum, it is only a short distance to Recoleta, from where you will enjoy beautiful views over the city. The tour ends around 12.00 hrs.

It is also possible to do the tour in the afternoon. Hotel or hostel Sucre.


Day 3 Tarrabuco Market

Tarabuco Sunday market | The town of Tarabuco is about 65 kilometers from Sucre. One of the most diverse and colorful markets in South America is held in this town every Sunday. Literally, anything can be supplied in this market, from all kinds of textiles with the most unusual motifs to all kinds of different animals. Are you looking for an original hand-woven souvenir in Bolivia and do you want to wander and browse endlessly in the countless stalls that color the streets? Then you are at the right place at the Sunday market in Tarabuco! Hundreds of people come from all over the area to sell their goods or to stock up on goods.

The Tarabuco culture is one of the oldest indigenous cultures of South America that has preserved its meaning and customs. The colorful market sells beautiful handicrafts and woven clothing with geometric patterns.
The market is the meeting point for the Yamparas Indians who come to sell their products. Walk around at your leisure and meet the friendly locals dressed in woven ponchos and decorative ‘Monteras’, leather hats modeled on the helmet of the Spanish Conquistadors. These people come from different indigenous groups and come together on Sundays, making the streets a special mix of traditional clothing styles. You will especially notice that their hats are considered very important.
On the market, the prices of the products are sometimes slightly higher than you are used to from Bolivia, but the quality of the products is also better. Try to haggle, but you will notice that not much is going off (We provide bus tickets go and back) Hotel- Hostel Sucre


Day 4  half day incatrail 

Inca Trail (1/2 day)

This easy hike of about three hours starts at the chapel of Chataquila on the rim of the Cordillera de Los Frailes. You will walk down the Inca trail to Chaunaca while you enjoy impressive views all around. The hike is 95% downhill and very easy. At Chaunaca the car will pick you up to take you to the Ravelo River. Here you can take a rest, have a foot bath, or swim (water cold!).
You will get some fruit served as well as coffee or tea with cookies before the tour ends.1/2 day Free + Hotel – Hostel Sucre


Day 5  Transfer out

Transfer to the bus station or airport


NOTE If there is no Sunday in your program, or if you have less time, the package could last 1 or 2 days less


Included in this packet

  • Transfer from and to the bus station or airport in sucre
  • English speaking guide during Excursions
  • ½ day City tour sucre
  • ½ day trek Inca trail
  • Round-trip bus tickets to Tarrabuco
  • All the entrance fees
  • 4 nights hotel – hostel in Sucre
  • 4 breakfasts
  • entrance fees in City tour

Not included

  • Tips
  • meals not listed

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if you have more time, find more optional excursions  here

  Optional excursions in  SUCRE  1 Day  Click for Program
  In Pool + Private service  
1 Sombreros Sucre Factory and Peasant Market click
2 City tour 3 H sucre  Click
3 Tarabuco traditional Sunday market Click
4 Jatun Yampara cultural project in 1 day click
5 Jatun Yampara project 2 days 1 night click
6 Cooking Class Sucre 3 h click
7 Cultural Orígenes Bolivian show 3 Hrs. (Folkloric show) click
8 Horseback riding around Sucre, half day or full day click
     
  TREKKING  
1 Rock paintings hike Sucre Click
2 Inca Trail and Maragua Crater click
3 Inca Trail half day trekking from Sucre, Bolivia Click
4 Cordillera de los frailes 3 or 4 days trekking from Sucre, Bolivia Click

 


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