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Sucre Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 - 3 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 99 people
Destination(s): Bolivia  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 100 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 300 US Dollar (USD)

Sucre, the inspiration of American liberty. It is an open book concerning historical happenings between 1640 and 1850 and was a significant influence in new republics in other Andean countries as well. Besides its historical interest, it is also an important cultural center with colonial museums and the weaving industry, based in Tarabuco, which is working to restore the traditional ways of textile production.

- Visit the city. (Half day) Visit the exterior Recoleta of the San Lazaro Church and the exterior of the Santo Domingo University Museum. Visit also the General Cemetery and the Capellanica House to appreciate the textiles from Jalq'a and Tarabuco. This is the tour where you will encounter the past and its traditions.

- In the full day tour, you will continue after lunch and visit the Freedom House, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Liberty Bell in the San Francisco Convent and the Convent of San Felipe.

- Dinosaur Tracks (Half Day). There are more than 100 dinosaur tracks located at only 4 kilometers from the city in the Cal Orko fields. These tracks were made about 65 to 70 million years ago. At the end a visit to the Natural History Museum.

- Tarabuco and Jatun Yampara (Full Day). Sundays Only. Visit the traditional Tarabuco artisan market where you will witness the authentic customs and traditions of the local people. After lunch in Jatun Yampara, you can buy weaving directly from the artisans.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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