UYUNI – PUNO
RUMBO EXPLORA have carefully selected the best transport options, from Uyuni (Bolivia) to Puno (Peru), all year around. RUMBO EXPLORA offer you the possibility to make your transport reservation, due that not all transport companies have an automatic booking system. We will confirm your reservation within 24 hours.
UYUNI – PUNO
|ORIGIN / DESTIN.||RATES||APPLY||TRANSPORT / SPECIFICATIONS|
|Uyuni / Puno: 807km||US$680.00||01 – 04 people||Minivan (Toyota-Nissan) N° of Seats: 05 + luggage space|
|Uyuni / Puno: 807km||US$850.00||05 – 08 people||Van (Toyota Hiace) N° of Seats: 10 + luggage space|
|Uyuni / Puno: 807km||US$00.00||09 – 12 people||Sprinter (JAC) N° of Seats: 13 + luggage space|
|Uyuni / Puno: 807km||US$00.00
|13 – 19 people
20 – 25 people
|Minibus (Higer) N° of Seats: 25 + luggage space|
|Uyuni / Puno: 807km||US$00.00
|20 – 30 people
31 – 40 people
|Bus (Higer) N° of Seats: 40 + luggage space|
UYUNI (Bolivia) – PUNO (Peru)
DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY:
DAY 01: UYUNI – PUNO: A driver will pick you up from the hotel in Uyuni village, town located in the department of Potosí, southwest of Bolivia. Uyuni was founded in 1889 under the government of President Aniceto Arce, and in 1890 the railroad makes its income from Chile to Bolivia and reached to the station of Uyuni. Currently this town has a population of 18,500 inhabitants. Besides an airport, railway and bus station, hotels, restaurants and more. Then you will be driven to La Paz (Bolivia) which is located 545km from Uyuni, en route we will pass the towns of Patacamaya, Caracollo and Oruro. The city of La Paz is located at 3600 m above sea level, surrounded by illimani a snow capped mountain. A living history, which treasures the pre-Hispanic times with all its traditions and magic rites scattered everywhere. Colonial and indigenous neighborhoods. On the way we will pass by the city of El Alto, where is located the international airport, besides there are “Cholets” mixture between two words “Chola” (andean woman dressed with skirts-polleras) and “Chalet” (French word, which mean house with garden), where the architect Freddy Mamani designed and built about 60 buildings. “Cholets” mean Neo Andean Architecture or Mansion, houses that belong to Aymara bourgeoise. Then we continue passing the local villages of Laja, Tambillo, Tiwanaku and Guaqui. Arrival in Desaguadero, town located between Peru & Bolivia. We go to Migrations Office of Bolivia & Peru. Then we continue to Puno (Peru), town located 147km from Desaguadero town, passing on the way the local villages of Zepita, Pomata, Juli, Ilave, Acora, Plateria, Chucuito. Arrival in Puno, cradle of andean civilization, located on the shores of Lake Titicaca, at 3827 m above sea level, with a population of 180,000 inhabitants. Around the main square (Plaza de Armas) of Puno is located the Cathedral built in 1757 by Simon de Asto. Puno is known as “the capital of Peruvian floklore” with more than 700 types of dances, besides the port serves as starting point to the islands of Uros, Taquile and Amantani. Transfer to hotel.
WHAT IS INCLUDED: Private transportation from Uyuni-Bolivia to Puno-Peru, including stops en route. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local sales taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices.
NOT INCLUDED: Drinks, extras, tips.
IMPORTANT: Our land transportation vehicles have comfortable seats + oxygen & first aid kit + panoramic windows + 2 types of insurances as Certificate of Statutory Accident Insurance Transit SOAT, besides has vehicle Insurance Policy to all risks in record exclusive for foreign. Rumbo Explora provide to visitors all possible choices. Beware with illegal local Tour Operators or middleman, who do not pay the real costs to suppliers (transport, local restaurants & guest houses, tour guides & drivers). Help us avoid the explotation.
|IN BOLIVIA||IN PERU|
|Technical specifications: Van Toyota & Higer (05 to 12 seats), Minibus Toyota Coaster (16 seats) Minibus Higer (25 seats), Bus Higer & Nissan (35-40 seats)
echnical specifications: Minivan
|Technical specifications: Minivan Hyundai H1 (05 seats) Sprinter Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus Mercedes Benz Irizar (25 to 30 seats), Bus Mercedes Benz Irizar(40-44 seats)
|Equipped with: Reclining seats, retractile seat belts, air conditioner, heating system, plugs for mobile devices.
||Equipped with: Reclining seats, retractile seat belts, air conditioner, heating system, plugs for mobile devices.|
|First Aid Kit & Oxygen: Oxygen bottle & first aid kit in all||First Aid Kit & Oxygen: Oxygen & first aid kit on board.|
|Insurance policy: Our vehicles have National permit circulation and (Certificate of obligatory Insurance for accidents of transit SOAT, besides all vehicles have Insurance Policy to all risks in record)||Insurance policy: Our vehicles have National permit circulation and (Certificate of obligatory Insurance for accidents of transit SOAT, besides all vehicles have Insurance Policy to all risks in record)|
You can see that in Rumbo Explora we have developed for you tailor-made itineraries with the best price as competitive as possible, providing an excellent service and paying our guides 10% above the legal wage agreed with the tour guides in Peru. Our staff are some of the best paid in Cusco & Machupicchu, Puno & Lake Titicaca, Arequipa & Colca canyon, Lima and Nazca & Paracas, which allows us to attract only the Best Tour Guides, Motor Boats and Land Transportation with national permit, to none other local company, that can only provide a cheaper price by providing a far inferior service and saving on staff costs, ¿How? Hiring tour guides in training without experience and not paying them, besides avoiding taxes to government.
Big Travel companies from Europe, North America, Australia and others work with the Peruvian Tour Operators located in Lima-Peru, who work as middlemen receiving from them good prices from the Tours & Packages, and paying to us 40 to 50% minor the normal price, besides 2 to 3 months delayed, being this the reason that Rumbo Explora have decided to offer tours & packages directly to travelers.
VISAS / PASSPORTS:
If you travel to Bolivia, visa is not necessary for U.S Citizens and most other nationalities. If you hold a passport from another country, we will send all information necessary otherwise check with your local consulate or embassy about requirements for travel to Bolivia. All passengers traveling internationally are required to have a passport. Please carry proper identification on you and do not leave in your suitcase or hotel room. In most of places like airports, train-bus stations, frontier or at any other check points you must to show passport, because some countries have laws that require you to carry your passport with you at all times and anywhere. If you are in any doubt please contact the nearest Bolivian Embassy.