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> Trek advice for the Yungas? and Uyuni tour operators?
hanandnicole
post Jun 23 2009, 03:25 PM
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Hi everyone,

I'm travelling to Bolivia in a couple of weeks and my friend and I wanted to do a moderate 2-3 day trek around the Yungas or Cordilleras. We're around Coroico and La Paz so would love to find a scenic trek from one of the two but obviously if people suggest travelling outside of these by a couple of hours to find a great trek we'd do this too.

Basically any help anyone could offer would be gratefully received... we'd just like a chance to trek in these mountains knowing we've found a great trek.

Also, any information on reputable tour guides/companies for this sort of trek and also for the Uyuni salt flat tours would be massively helpful!

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post Jun 23 2009, 03:50 PM
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Have you checked out some of the other blogs yet?

Helenandiain had a good time on their trek:

http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entri...49780/tpod.html

Russiatooz ended up in Coroico, so that might be a trek you want to do:

http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entri...29920/tpod.html

Just use the search box to search for Yungas or Cordilleras and I'm sure you'll find way more than you need.


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post Jun 23 2009, 05:43 PM
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i wouldnt worry too much about the tour operators for the salt flats , none of them are reputable anyway, there are all pretty much the same, same cars, same drivers, same food and hostels, same routes.. just have a short 30 minute walk around Uyuni as its small and interesting and pop into the tour shops


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