Photography in Bolivia

Surreal mountainous dreamscapes, colonial cities and indigenous cultures survive in a world above the clouds.

Introduction

For lovers of the epic landscape, one of our most spectacular destinations has to be Bolivia. There is no better place in which to recalibrate your sense of scale. Vast “white desert” salt flats, barren plains interrupted only by pink flamingos, the hulks of wrecked trains and the distant snow-capped volcanoes all providing stunning backdrops to your photos. After exploring the high Andes, there’s an optional extension to the jungle for those who want to continue the adventure.

What Makes This Trip Special?

The itinerary is designed to take in the best of this under-visited country. We'll tour colonial Sucre, Bolivia's most beautiful city and its symbolic heart. We'll experience a spooky underground culture in the mines of Potosi and then surface to photograph the mind-bending space of the largest salt flat in the world. Around the shores and islands of Lake Titicaca we'll visit the indigenous cultures of the Incas, whose traditions survive into the present day. And we'll finish in the world's highest capital city, exploring the eclectic markets and travelling high above the hustle and bustle by cable car.

Why Photograph Here?

We’ll access truly remote locations with out-of-this world scenery, as well as cities with a fascinating blend of Andean cultures and colonial architecture. At high altitude, the intense crisp quality of the light will give your pictures a look that’s unlike anything you can capture further down. In a like-minded group of snappers and with the help of our local guides, 4x4 vehicles and expert photography tutors, you’ll be in the perfect situation for some exceptional photos.

Where you'll stay

Hotel Parador Santa Maria Real

Housed in an 18th century stately home, the hotel and its rooms are carefully decorated with furniture, art and artifacts that evoke a bygone era in Sucre’s history – when wealthy mining moguls and Spanish aristocracy called the city home.

Hotel Parador Santa Maria Real

Housed in an 18th century stately home, the hotel and its rooms are carefully decorated with furniture, art and artifacts that evoke a bygone era in Sucre’s history – when wealthy mining moguls and Spanish aristocracy called the city home.

Los Flamencos Eco Hotel

The location of this colourful low- impact hotel is truly remote. Accessible only by 4x4, it sits deep in true wilderness on the edge of a lake populated by pink flamingoes. The tranquility and natural beauty of the area makes it a perfect place to relax.

Los Flamencos Eco Hotel

The location of this colourful low- impact hotel is truly remote. Accessible only by 4x4, it sits deep in true wilderness on the edge of a lake populated by pink flamingoes. The tranquility and natural beauty of the area makes it a perfect place to relax.

Hotel Rosario La Paz

Located around a quaint colonial courtyard, the en- suite rooms in this charming hotel are decorated to reflect Andean art and culture. The Hotel's location makes a perfect base to explore the streets of La Paz.

Hotel Rosario La Paz

Located around a quaint colonial courtyard, the en- suite rooms in this charming hotel are decorated to reflect Andean art and culture. The Hotel's location makes a perfect base to explore the streets of La Paz.

Optional Extension:

Madidi Jungle Ecolodge

Nestled right in the heart of the Madidi National Park, the ecolodge provides visitors with an opportunity to experience the real magic of the jungle and interact with the natural environment.

The thatched architecture reflects the traditional housing style of Amazon cultures and the cabins have been constructed using local materials sourced from the surrounding area that don't harm the environment. 

Let's Go

Upcoming dates

15 – 24Aug 2019‘19 £3049

Contact

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