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SUCRE AND POTOSÍ: WORLD HERITAGE CITIES

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Duration: 2 Days 1 Night

 / These cities are the most representative in terms of history and colonial architecture; both were declared as Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. It is also possible to experience the local culture by visiting indigenous towns such as Tarabuco and learn about the miners who extract silver in Potosi.

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DAY 1        SUCRE 
At your arrival to Sucre in the morning we will be waiting for you at the airport to welcome you to Sucre, constitutional capital of Bolivia. Transfer to your hotel. You will have some free time to enjoy your first contact with the “White city” and have lunch by your own. 
In the afternoon, we will pick you up in a private vehicle to begin the tour, first we will get to know the Church, Convent/ Viewpoint of “La Recoleta”, a Franciscan monastery located on the foot of the Churuquella mountain, and then we address ourselves to the Indigenous Art Museum (ASUR) in which you will have the chance to see a display of the richness of textiles produced by two local cultures: Tarabuco y Jalq’a,
Finally we will visit the “Casa de la Libertad” where the independence document of the Alto Peru (nowadays Plurinational State of Bolivia) was signed, it works as a museum where very important historical pieces and documents from the independence time of Bolivia are kept, we end our tour walking through the Main Square and we go back to the hotel. 
Includes:1 night of accommodation at Hostal De Su Merced or similar, Private transportation, Bilingual guide service (English-Spanish), Entrance tickets to the attractions, Transfer airport /bus station- hotel
Meals: None 


DAY 2        SUCRE – POTOSI  
Early in the morning, transfer to Sucre´s bus station, to get on board of a line regular bus to the city of Potosi. 
At your arrival we will be wafting at the bus station to welcome you and take you to the center of the city where you can have lunch on your own. 
In the afternoon, we begin a walking tour throughout the city of Potosí; it was one of the most important cities of the continent during colonial times, because it was one of the main silver extraction points deep inside the “Cerro Rico”. We will visit “La Casa de la Moneda” Museum, that worked for many years as the main silver coin producing centre for the Spanish colony, there we can see and imagine the coin production processes, which worked thanks to local and African slaves was.    
We continue the visit observing the front of the Church of San Lorenzo known by the beauty of its baroque-mestizo decoration,  Pavilion of Royal Officers and Santa Teresa Convent´s Church, made completely of stone 
We end our tour at the Main Square called “Plaza 10 de Noviembre” from where you can see the exteriors of the Cathedral Saint Basilica 
Includes: Regular bus Sucre-Potosí, Bilingual guide service (English-Spanish), Entrance tickets to Museum “Casa de la Moneda”, Transfers hotel-terminal - hotel
Meals: Breakfast

  • Casa de la Libertad in Sucre
  • ASUR Museum in Sucre
  • Casa de la Moneda in Potosí

Important Notes:

  • Departures every day except Sunday and Monday 
  • The tour in in the city of Potosi can be replaced with a tour to the cooperative mines of this city. 
  • The tour begins in Sucre and end with the city tour in Potosí
  • Early check-in in the hotel in Sucre is not included
  • Not included: Transport to Sucre and from Potosi, Accommodation in Potosi, Early check-in at the hotels, Guide service during the trip between cities, Meals and services not specified, Beverages in restaurants and hotels, Extra expenses, Insurance, Tips

Route

  1. Sucre
  2. Potosí