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Old Trade Road from Samaipata to Sucre or v.v.

The first day we will focus your attention on the legendary Che Guevara.
In Vallegrande we will visit the Sr. de Malta Hospital. Here you can see the laundry basin where Che Guevara's corpse was shown to the world press and his last letter to his children painted on a wall.
We will also go to the well documented Che Guevara museum and the mausoleum where Che was buried for over 30 years. Next visit will be to the place where Tania Bunke, the only female guerrilla fighter that was killed during the combats, was buried.
We’ll have lunch in Vallegrande as well.

In the afternoon we'll drive via picturesque Pucará to the community of La Higuera. This is a beautiful part of the day where condors can be seen regularly. In Pucará we'll make a stop to stroll through the small streets and maybe you would like to have a chat with the friendly inhabitants.
Time permitting we will take a scenic route with views to the Río Grande via Abra de Picachu to La Higuera.
In La Higuera we will have a look at the three statues in honour of Che and we will visit the school where Che got executed in 1967. Nowadays the school building holds a small museum.
We will enjoy dinner by candlelight and spend the night in La Higuera in the quiet and romantic hostel, which used to be the telegraphist's house in Che's time.

On the second day we will start our travel to Sucre. It will take 7 to 8 hrs. driving in total to cover this distance. We will depart early so we can stop regularly.

  • Included:
    Transport in 4x4;
    Spanish or English speaking guide, depending on availability;
    Entrance fees;
    Meals from lunch on the 1st day up to and including lunch on the last day;
    Stay overnight in La Higuera.
  • Not included:
    All other costs that are not specifically mentioned.