We ensure minimal social and environmental impact in the places we visit by traveling in small groups (max 12), using local transportation and staying in locally-owned accommodation.
This tour offers travelers the opportunity to visit one of the projects that we support through our non-profit organization, the Planeterra Foundation, developed as a way to give back to the people and places that we visit on our tours. In Sucre you may visit a home for over 50 orphaned children where you will be able to spend time with the children and learn about the programs they offer. Children are provided with food, shelter, education, healthcare and workshops that develop workmanship skills.
On this tour we visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The city of Potosi was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in recognition of its tragic history in the mining of silver during the time of Spanish colonization. The historic city of Sucre , also a UNESCO World Heritage site was the first capital of Bolivia, founded by the Spanish in the first half of the 16th century.