Event that takes place annually  (last weekend of the month of August) in the Jesuit Missions of Chiquitos. You can enjoy 3 days of culture, Baroque / Missionary music concerts and plays in 10 different venues. During the tour you will appreciate the living culture of young children, the Heritage that distinguishes it as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity and the great variety of natural attractions that will make your trip an unforgettable experience.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Santa Cruz
DEPARTURE TIME 23-25 agosto 2019
WHAT TO BRING
  • Comfortable walking shoes, Binoculars, Trousers and shirt with long sleeves, cotton preferably.
  • Mosquito repellent, Sunscreen, Cap, Camera with proper protection.
REMARKS
  • It’s recommended to have yellow fever vaccination.
  • We will confirm mentioned hotels or similar ones.
INCLUDED
Bilingual Guide Private service
Entrances fee and contributions Accomodation, services and meals mentioned in the itinerary
NOT INCLUDED
Tips  Anything not listed in the program

 

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Day 1: August 23

Santa Cruz, San Javier y San Ignacio de Velasco
  • Enjoy an amazing road trip through “Chiquitanía”, passing Rio Grande and San Ramón onto the Jesuit Mission of San Javier. It is a beautiful colonial city, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
  • Traveling through savannas and forests you will reach the Santa Rita weaving community where you can observe the skill with which artisan women make textiles according to traditional customs.
  • Your next stop will be San Ignacio de Velasco where you will visit the church.
  • Then you will arrive at “La Misión” hotel where you will spend the night and dinner will be served.
  • Includes: Lodging, lunch and dinner
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Day 2: August 24

San Ignacio de Velasco, Santa Ana, San Rafael, San Miguel y Concepción
  • After breakfast, you will travel to the Santa Ana mission to appreciate the only church built purely by indigenous and mestizos, despite having been initiated by the Jesuits. It has a country aspect and is small in relation to the other churches.
  • Continue to San Miguel and San Rafael, visiting its churches, also declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco.
  • In the afternoon, you will go to the town of Concepción, the largest mission center with an impressive value.
  • Optional in San Miguel: Visit the restoration workshops.
  • The night will be spent at “Gran Hotel Concepción”, where dinner will also be served.
  • Includes: Lodging, breakfast, lunch and dinner
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Day 3: August 25

Concepción y Santa Cruz
  • Today you will visit the church of Concepción, a true jewel of the 18th century. Its colonial Baroque-style temple is complemented by the missionary museum, where original scores of Renaissance Baroque music are preserved.
  • Return to Santa Cruz.
  • Includes: Breakfast and lunch

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