LA PAZ, TIAHUANACO, LA PAZ TOUR - FULL DAY [BOLIVIA TOUR]

  1. Duration:1 day
  2. Locale:Bolivia
  3. Service:Private
  4. Difficulty:Low
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La paz - tiahuanaco – la paz tour [full day]

LA PAZ - TIAHUANACO – LA PAZ TOUR:

Located 72 km of the city of La Paz. In an area of 30 hectares, presents a set of remains Templars of the Tiwanaku culture, among them the Kalasasaya Temple (126 for 117 meters), inside which is the famous Puerta del Sol, the templete semisubterraneo with their enigmatic heads sculpted and the remains of Kantataita, Putuni and Kericala. You can also appreciate the pyramids of Akapana and Pumapunku (discovered only in part and currently in excavation).
It’s Impossible not to mention the craftsmanship of the area: small carefully carved rocks, taking as a model monoliths, amulets tiwanacotas and Aymara; in the same way the pottery worked with great masters such as ceremonial vessels, sahumadores, puertas del sol and others to offer to the visitors.

LA PAZ – TIAHUANACO – LA PAZ TOUR starts at 08:30 a.m. with the pick up passengers in the city of La Paz. At 09:00 a.m. departure on our private bus with destination to the archaeological site of Tiahuanaco arriving at 11:00 a.m. approximately; before you start the guided tour must purchase tickets of admission to the archaeological complex of TIAHUANACO. Being 11:30 starts the tour by visiting the following places: KALASASAYA TEMPLE, PYRAMID, UNDERGROUND TEMPLE, THE CERAMIC MUSEUM AND LITHIC MUSEUM. At 01:30 p.m. we have lunch at a local restaurant, after our lunch started the second tour: The PUMA PUNKO Temple, after this tour left towards our final destination, the city of LA PAZ. Arriving at 05:30 p.m. approximately and will be transferred to your respective hotel if this is located in the central area of LA PAZ.

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ITINERARY (La Paz – Tiahuanaco – La Paz Tour).

  • 08: 30 a.m. Pick up from their hotels in the city of La Paz.
  • 11:00 a.m. Arrival at the archaeological ruins of Tiwanaku.
  • 11:10 a.m. Purchase of tickets and start of the Tour.
  • 11:30 a.m. Visit to Kalasasaya Temple, pyramid, Templete Semi – underground
  • 12:15 p.m. Visiti the ceramic Museum.
  • 12:45 p.m. Visit the lithic Museum.
  • 13:30 p.m. Lunch at restaurant.
  • 14:30 p.m. Visit to the Temple of Puma Punku.
  • 15:00 p.m. Departure from Tiwanaku to peace.
  • 17:30 p.m. Arrival in the city of La Paz (end of the Tour) and transfer to hotels.

INCLUDES

  • La Paz - Tiahuanaco – La Paz transport.
  • Professional English/Spanish Guide.
  • Entry ticket to Tiahuanaco.
  • Typical lunch at Tiahuanaco.

DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Others not mentioned in the package.

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Hat and sunscreen.
  • Bring liquid drinks for your ride.
  • Camera.
  • Extra money to acquire handicrafts.
  • Thick clothes (in the seasons of autumn and winter afternoon is cold wind and in spring and summer bring waterproof jacket and umbrella for rain).

KALASASAYA TEMPLE

  • Kalasasaya in Aymara means Kala Sayata "Stones stops", it is one of the ceremonial temples which was built at the second grey classic culture, with a perfect architecture of 90 degrees with pillars and blocks, red sandstone rocks and volcanic rocks andesite, measuring 128 m long, 119 m wide and 4 m high, the temple is also solar calendar related 2 solstices and equinoxes, with the 4 seasons of the year and was rebuilt by the Bolivian architect Carlos Ponce Sanjines. In the interior of this temple the following monuments are the Ponce monolith, found in the year 1957 by Julia Elene Fortún 2 meters of depth, the monolith is a cephalic band decorated with winged men, chasquis and carries a ceremonial mask decorated with heads of fish and condor, in the right hand carries a SCEPTER of political power and religious KERU in the left hand; the sash is decorated with traits of condors, fish and cactus. La Puerta del sol found in 1825, in the Northwest corner of the Kalasasaya Temple which has iconography as a figure of the Sun (Wiracocha) carrying two sticks in his hands and around men winged head of condors as symbol of custody in the Sun, below you can see small Suns that displays the Gregorian calendar and also represents the 12 months of the year and 2 men trumpeters representing the 4 seasons of the year, weighs approximately 10 tons, was at the center of the temple which coincided with the first rays of the Sun, in the colony was moved and ransacked.

TEMPLETE SEMISUBTERRÁNEO

  • 28 for 26 meters and dug a depth of 2 meters inside the temple. This temple has the 175 heads claves with anthropomorphic figures that according to archaeologists would represent the leaders of the Tiwanaku culture, but for others as the races of the world because each Face is different and inside is also the bearded monolith found along with the Bennett Monolith in 1932.

PUTUNI TEMPLE

  • This temple is characterized by having 14 funeral rooms, in the southern part are 7 rooms and to the north is 7 rooms funerals, better known as the sarcophagus palace, in this temple were found skulls and mummies.

KANTATALLITA TEMPLE

  • This temple is characterized for being and called the temple of the dawn, this temple was constructed of adobe, has 2 meters of height and is a model in stone. I invite you to visit and know one of the most historical cultures of Bolivia "TIWANAKU" Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

AKAPANA PYRAMID

  • It is one of the most important monuments of the Tiwanaku pre-Columbian city. It's a stepped pyramid made up of 7 platforms, has an approximate height of 18 meters. It’s also staggered plant fits in a ring of 114 meters, carrying in the Center as it forms an Andean cross filled with water that was considered to be a mirror and an astronomical observatory, through it they predicted time. It was closed during the colony was destroyed by the Spanish Oyandeburu who was looking for treasures. In this pyramid were pieces carved on black basalt, as the famous "HOMBRE PUMA", also known as "CHACHAPUMA".

CERAMIC MUSEUM

  • In this museum all ceramics are found during the excavation of the Kalasasaya Temple, Puma Punku, Putuni, Temple Semisubterráneo, Akapana pyramid, Kantatallita and others. Found: KERO cups, Sahumadores, incense burners, ceremonial plates, mechachuas, staples of metals for the union of the stones, carved stones, bones of flames, cabezas clavas, mummies, Andean products of the Tiwanaku culture, wankarani, Chiripa, inka, among others.

LITHIC MUSEUM:

  • The lithic Museum houses a number of lithic (carvings) pieces such as: monoliths, chachapumas, among others, such as the Bennett monolith that was discovered in 1932 by the American architect Wendell Bennett, has a measure of 7.30 meters high and weighs 20 tons approximately. The monolith representing leader existed, because 2 powers, holding in their right hand a SCEPTRE as political power and on the left a glass or KERU as symbol religious. In its head carries a turban decorated with winged men or chasquis and condors looking up and in the lower part of your body carries 364 figures which would represent the days of the year and considered as a calendar also are all the lithic pieces found during excavations and discoveries of temples, such as: monoliths of all size, mutilated monolith, a giant head of the monolith, Chachapumas (Hombre Puma) and others.

PUMA PUNKU TEMPLE.

  • PUMA PUNKU or PUERTA DEL PUMA, is one of the most extraordinary temples, which covers an approximate area of 2 hectares. This is a form of "T" Pyramidal structure, raised on three platforms, the floor is rectangular and has two fins that extend to the North and the South, the main enclosure Northwest still has structures that were probably made up of four rooms. It is where the puma men lived and used to go out to protect the temples.

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