Extraordinary things to do in Bolivia
Best places to stay in Bolivia: luxury hotels, haciendas and lodges Did you know there was a witches’ market in La Paz? Have you heard of the stone tree? Ever walked on a vast lake of salt? These are just three of the wonderful experiences awaiting you in Bolivia.
When to go to Bolivia
The best time to visit Bolivia is the dry season from about April to October, but this is also the Bolivian winter so expect some chilly moments, especially in June/July and in higher regions. We offer more detail of when to travel to Bolivia, so please read on.Read more
15 days from £3000pp plus international flights.
This varied itinerary shows the highlights of Bolivia, a perfect introduction to this beautiful country.
- Explore the Inca history of Lake Titicaca
- La Paz for culture, history and shopping
- Visit colonial Sucre and the mines of Potosi
- Gaze upon the mesmerising salt flats of Uyuni
- Explore the colourful lagoons with their flocks of flamingos
Places to go in Bolivia
Read about the highlights of this incredible country in our short summary guides to the main places to go.View more
La Paz & the Altiplano
Hit the heights in La Paz, the world’s highest capital, and the lofty, dramatic plains of Bolivia's Altiplano.
Lake Titicaca & Copacabana
Birthplace of the Inca Sun God, Lake Titicaca has been attracting visitors for centuries. Come for tranquillity, boat rides, island visits and mythology.
Salar de Uyuni
Visit the world’s largest salt flats. Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni is an other-worldly natural wonder.
Sucre & Potosi
Dating back to Bolivia’s 16th-century silver boom, Sucre is known for fine architecture while Potosi was once the richest city in the Americas.
Places we love to stay in Bolivia
Here you’ll find a small collection of our favourite places to stay in Bolivia, though as an independent tour operator specialising in tailor-made holidays, we actually sell a much wider choice of Bolivian properties than we show.View more
Casa Grande Hotel
La Casona Hotel
Parador Santa Maria la Real
Hotel de Su Merced
Facts and information
About 21.5 hours (no direct flights from the UK)
Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Bolivia GMT -4 hours
Visas are not required for British nationals for stays of up to 90 days
Yellow Fever vaccine should be given to travellers 9 months of age and upwards if travelling to areas below 2,300m east of the Andes Mountains. This includes the departments of Beni, Pando and Santa Cruz, and parts of the Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz and Tarija departments. No other vaccinations are compulsory.
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