Private Archaeological Ruins of Portugalete Tour from Uyuni

Private & Custom Tours in Uyuni

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Enjoy an unforgettable professional guided adventure in an archaeological ruins route with skip-the-line access. Discover the ancient archaeological ruins of Portugalete, little visited but with great archeological riches to see. Admire on this private cultural tour the natural landscapes outside the urbanization by very rough routes and enjoy wild animals along the way. Experience this 10-hour trip with, lunch and picnic outdoors enjoying nature at its maximum expression.
The tour starts with pickup from Hotels in Uyuni, at 8am direct in a route towards the south in a private mobility to Atocha.On the way, observe Andean flora and sighting of wild animals like llamas, vicuñas, foxes, and others. After 2 hours journey arrive at Atocha where a rest is planned and walk for about 20 minutes.Continuing the journey to Portugalete , it is a ruined town that bears that name because in the time of the Spanish invasion they worked the place exploiting minerals like silver and lead, the name comes from Spanish denomination. On the way, observe very rocky and adventure routes. Arrive at the place after 1 hour and 30 minutes and enjoy the complete landscape of the abandoned ruins.Visit the colonial streets made of stone, houses with styles of ancient times, monuments such as the hanging of the Inca, ancient archaeological cemeteries, mines dating back to the Spanish times. All these ruins today are silent witnesses of what was the Spanish invasion in this region, which at the time exploded all the mineral of the region.Enjoy a delicious picnic with local food and organic products.After making the visit so exciting at 3pm in the afternoon the tour starts back to Uyuni.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off 
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Private tour
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Beverages
  • Snacks

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Travel Insurrance

Highlights

  • Lunch included
  • Free snacks included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
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