Nature has bestowed bountiful gifts on Bolivia, a country that exceeds every expectation. The dimensions of time and space are different in this huge and diverse land of challenging highlands, peaceful valleys and exuberant tropics, where adventure begins at any place.
Considered probably the most authentic country in South America, the UNESCO has recognized nine “Natural, Cultural and Intangible Mankind Heritages” sites. Bolivia’s vibrant culture reflects this rich heritage shared by all visitors, offering them a genuine glimpse of South American life. Impressive landscapes, a pristine environment, smiling people, healthy, fresh and delicious cuisine, need to be experienced to understand why Bolivia is a truly unmatched destination.
Lake Titicaca, the “Sacred Lake of the Incas” is the highest navigable lake in the world and is surrounded by the magnificent Royal Range of the Andes. The mythical Sun Island & Moon Island –which gave birth to the Inca Empire- the Tiquina Straits, the Urus Iruitos Floating Islands, and the Islands of Pariti, Kalauta and Quewaya, emerge from the sapphire blue waters of Lake Titicaca.
On the shores of the “Sacred Lake”, the magnificence of “Tiwanaku” –the cradle of the American Civilization- shows with proudly its glorious past expressed in huge monoliths and mysterious temples.
The Uyuni Salt Flats is the largest on earth: miles and miles of dazzling pentagons of crystalline salt and the noise of silence makes the heart beat faster. Certainly, there is not place like this on the planet.
Sucre and Potosi are the authentic expression of the Spanish colonial times, maintaining the 17th century atmosphere. The telluric strength of Bolivia is manifested in the “Carnival of Oruro”, recognized as the most important expression of the world folklore and declared by UNESCO as “Intangible Heritage of Mankind”, a festival of colours, movement and religious fervour.
The tropical areas of Bolivia are the green treasure of the world and include most of the 21 ecological protected areas and National Parks. A most important fact is that Bolivia has one of the largest fresh water reservoirs in the world. Our nature overwhelms visitors with its luxurious vegetation and unspoiled wildlife.
Bolivia is a rainbow of cultures and ethnical groups, now looking for their own future; The Bolivian indigenous are walking onto a global world, whilst not loosing their unique traditions, Cosmo- Visions and identity. Bolivia is an emerging country, wiling to be known and understood by the whole world.