Santa Cruz to Uyuni is a major travel route chosen by thousands of travellers whom visit this beautiful country so with this in mind we have developed a spectacular and comfortable trip which includes seeing all of the major sights along this travel route in style.
Highlights de Santa Cruz – Samaipata
When one thinks of travelling to Bolivia, the Santa Cruz is often the last place most tourists think to visit, however luckily at Nicks Adventures Bolivia we know better and are here to show the world what this incredible region has to offer.
This alternative tourism package takes you to explore the real highlights of both Santa Cruz and Samaipata, highlights include visits to a rarely visited Natural Desert, Sloth Watching, Pre Incan Ruins, Giant Ancient Ferns of Amboro National Park, swimming in secluded waterfalls and wildlife watching in the spectacular Refugio Los Volcanes.
- Tour Duration:
4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS
- Tour Type:
Nature, Cultural, Wildlife and Scenic
- Suitable for:
People of all ages, Families and Photographers.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN EXAMPLE ITINEARY, WE CAN ALSO INCLUDE DIFFERENT ROUTES TO VISIT VINEYARDS, WATERFALLS OR THE INCREDIBLE CODO DE LOS ANDES TREK. ASK FOR DETAILS ABOUT ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES IN THIS REGION.
Day 1: City Tour, Protected area of Lomas de Arena and Sloth Watching
City Tour, Protected area of Lomas de Arena and Sloth Watching
Airport or hotel pick up and we depart for the spectacular and rarely visited protected area of Lomas de Arena, along the way we will be learning about the history of the city. We enter Lomas de arena scanning the forests for Sloths and Monkeys, here we trek the impressive desert, visit lagoons, and bird watch and can even have optional sand boarding fun. Lunch at a typical restaurant where we sample quality local food before we explore the booming suburb of Urubo crossing the beautiful Pirai River and seeing some of the largest and richest housing developments in Latin America. Our afternoon’s excitement takes you to the impressive Jardin Botanical where our expert guide will teach you how to see the iconic Sloth and hopefully another array of local wildlife. Return to hotel.
Day 2: Santa Cruz – Refugio los Volcanes Lodge
Santa Cruz – Refugio los Volcanes Lodge
Departure from hotel and we have a 2 hour scenic drive to the spectacular Refugio Los Volcanes lodge, Lunch before we visit Waterfalls, treks and explore the areas pristine forests. Dinner and Optional night walk.
Day 3: Refugio Los Volcanes – El Fuerte Ruins, Las Cuevas Waterfall and Samaipata
Refugio Los Volcanes – El Fuerte Ruins, Las Cuevas Waterfall and Samaipata
Breakfast at the lodge and a trek into the forests, lunch and depart towards Samaipata, short stop at Las Cuevas Waterfalls before heading to Samaipata to check into the hotel. In the afternoon we commence a guided tour of the World heritage Listed El fuerte Ruins, if lucky we can see Andean Condors as well. Overnight in Samaipata.
Day 4: Samaipata, Amboro National Park Giant Ferns, 1750 Wine Tour and return to Santa Cruz.
Samaipata, Amboro National Park Giant Ferns, 1750 Wine Tour and return to Santa Cruz.
Breakfast and early departure to the spectacular Giant Ferns Region of Amboro National Park, Here we commence a 3-4 hour trek of the area, Lunch in Samaipata and we visit the 1750 Wine Vinyard before departing Samaipata and returning to your hotel in the evening.