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Bolivia Tours

Between colorful landscapes and world-famous attractions, Bolivia is full of beauty waiting to be explored. Taste the extraordinary diversity this breathtaking country has to offer as you explore the largest salt flat on Earth or discover the world's highest capital!

Uncover the natural and architectural beauty of Bolivia; one of South America’s finest gems! 

Bolivia is one of the highest and most remote countries that has managed to preserve much of its historic charm. Bolivia has a diverse mix of experiences to offer, from exploring natural wonders to indulging in luxurious resorts. Whether you're visiting the stunning Copacabana resorts or the breathtaking salt flats of Uyuni, Bolivia has an array of amazing attractions that are certain to provide unforgettable travel experiences. The majestic Andes dot the scenery in Bolivia. The snow-laden peaks like Huayna Potosi and Illimani can be seen dominating the country's skyline, providing climbing and hiking opportunities to adventure enthusiasts. Admire the sheer grandeur of the peaks and enjoy the panoramic vistas. Bolivia also boasts the world's largest salt flat, the Salar de Uyuni. This expansive salt flat spans over 4,050 square miles and can be found in the Altiplano region. It was formed by ancient lakes that have evaporated, and as a result, the ground is now covered by a thick layer of salt, stretching as far as the eye can see. It is also the largest mirror on the planet! Every hour, the looks of this place change, making it as dreamier as it can get. One can explore the Amazon rainforest, one of the world's most precious ecosystems. Most of Bolivia is covered by the Amazon rainforest. You can take a guided tour of the Madidi National Park, having more than 20,000 species of plant life and a variety of wildlife. Try your luck spotting jaguars, cougars, tapirs, capybaras, red deer, manatees, giant river otters, pink river dolphins, and macaws. The Amazon region also offers opportunities for river cruises, jungle treks, and cultural exchanges with indigenous communities. The list of Bolivia's natural wonders is long. Another mesmerizing destination to steal your heart is Lake Titicaca, the world's highest navigable lake. Famous for its tranquil and transparent waters that shimmer under the grandeur of snow-topped mountain ranges, it stands as one of Bolivia's most captivating getaways. This breathtaking location offers many picturesque hiking trails and countless ancient Inca sites for visitors to discover and explore. The Isla del Sol (Island of the Sun) and Isla de la Luna (Island of the Moon) are believed to be the birthplaces of the Inca civilization. You can learn about the ancient Inca culture, explore archaeological sites, and take stunning views of the lake and surrounding mountains. With these natural splendors, Bolivia provides endless opportunities to adventure junkies. The Yungas Road, known as the "Death Road,' is one of the most dangerous roads in the world. It is a biking mountain route, giving an adrenaline-pumping experience. The narrow road with twists and turns is not for the faint-hearted! Additionally, Bolivia's mountainous terrain offers numerous trekking opportunities, with the Cordillera Real being a popular destination. Hiking through this stunning mountain range allows visitors to reach high-altitude lakes, remote indigenous villages, and panoramic viewpoints that showcase Bolivia's natural splendor. Apart from the rich natural wonders, Bolivia also has a rich cultural heritage. La Paz, Bolivia's capital city, is also the world's highest administrative capital. The local markets in this place are a treat for the senses, with a variety of traditional crafts, medicinal herbs, and vibrant textiles on display. Walking through these streets is like being transported to the heart of Bolivian culture, with the sights, sounds, and aromas all around you. If you're passionate about history, Bolivia is the perfect destination to explore cultural riches. Tiwanaku, an ancient city recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, was once the hub of a pre-Columbian civilization. Its archaeological ruins, including the mystifying Gate of the Sun, provide a glimpse into the captivating history of the region. Furthermore, Potosi, a city renowned for its colonial architecture and silver mines that were once the world's richest, offers a humbling experience of exploring the labyrinthine mines and learning about the miners' hardships, providing insight into Bolivia's past. You must also spend time in Copacabana, a popular stop for travelers on a road trip through the west coast of South America. Although small in size, there is an abundance of things to do and see, from admiring the tranquil lake to witnessing the breathtaking sunsets. Exploring nearby Isla del Sol and Island de La Luna is also a must-do activity. Visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana, a historic shrine dating back to the 16th century. Its stunning colonial-style architecture, with white walls, is a sight to behold. Upon entering the basilica, visitors will be able to admire a statue of the Virgen de Copacabana, which is a highlight of the interior. To sum up, Bolivia is a nation that captures the imagination with its breathtaking scenery, cultural legacy, and a plethora of activities. Whether you enjoy outdoor pursuits, relish history, or desire to immerse yourself in culture, Bolivia has something for every traveler who wants to explore the splendor and variety of this extraordinary location.

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1. When is the best time to visit Bolivia?

Visit Bolivia from May to October for the best outdoor experience with mild temperatures and low rain chances. Enjoy hiking in the Andes and exploring Sajama's natural wonders in May. June is warm and sunny but chilly at night in the mountains. July and August offer long sunny days, but August is the peak season with more visitors. September is still good to visit, although rainfall becomes more frequent, and temperatures are not as high as in summer. October marks the end of the dry season, with temperatures starting to cool down.

2. What are the top things to do in Bolivia?

1.  Experience the magic of Salar de Uyuni

The Salar de Uyuni is undeniably Bolivia's most popular tourist destination. Its vast white terrain is a sight to behold, with the sky and earth seemingly merging into one, making it impossible to distinguish the horizon. If you choose to go during March or April, right after the rains, the spectacle is even more breathtaking as the water reflects the sky beneath your feet - a photo opportunity that can't be found anywhere else. At night, this journey takes on an otherworldly quality, and the way the stars and Milky Way are reflected on the ground creates a surreal floating sensation that you won't soon forget.

2. Spot Flamingos

In the Eduardo Avarao Andean Fauna National Reserve lies the striking Laguna Colorada, also known as the Red Lagoon. It is a true natural wonder and a photographer's paradise! This shallow salt lake is a striking crimson color and is home to three types of flamingos, including the rare James' flamingo, which was once thought to be extinct. The flamingos thrive in the lake because they feed on the plankton present in the water. The lake spans over 6,000 hectares and is less than a meter deep, with numerous white borax islands. According to local legends, the lake's water is the blood of the gods, but in reality, it is the minerals and algae in the water that give it its unique hue.

3. Visit Amboro National Park

For wildlife enthusiasts visiting Bolivia, Amboro National Park is an unmissable destination. It is a makeup of three diverse ecosystems - the Amazon Basin, the Andean foothills, and the northern Chaco - all within a relatively small area, making it one-of-a-kind worldwide. The park's main attractions include breathtaking waterfalls, nature walks, and bird-watching tours. Did you know that Amboro National Park is home to around 812 species of birds? You can book the Jardin de las Delicias Waterfalls tour. You can journey deep into the park, crossing 15 river streams before reaching a stunning waterfall where you can swim and take a short hike. It's essential to remember that as a national park, tourists can only visit Amboro with a registered guide.

4. Explore Potosi

Visit Potosi for a unique travel experience. It's the highest city in the world, with breathtaking views and a glimpse into authentic Bolivian culture. Explore the Arco de Cobija monument and the beautiful Catedral Basílica de Nuestra Senora de la Paz. Potosi is a true mining city without high-rise hotels or fancy restaurants, making it a great place to escape the crowds and experience a more authentic side of Bolivia. It has a rich history and offers a fascinating insight into South America's past and present.

5. Discover the Valley of the Moon

Located approximately 10 kilometers from downtown La Paz lies the Valley of the Moon. This geological formation looks like it belongs on another planet and is world-famously named by astronaut Neil Armstrong due to its resemblance to craters on the moon. This protected area is composed of dramatic pinnacles and gorges and has become a popular tourist destination. The valley's unique appearance can be attributed to erosion that has occurred over hundreds of years, sculpting the landscape into its current form through wind and rain.

3. How to reach Bolivia from North America?

The best way to reach Bolivia is via flight. There are frequent fights from places like Miami, New York, Washington D.C., and more in the US and Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and more in Canada to La Paz in Bolivia.

4. Do I need a visa for Bolivia?

US and Canada citizens do not need a visa to travel to Bolivia for 90 days or less in a period of 180 days.

5. What currency should I carry to Bolivia?

Boliviano is the official currency of Bolivia. Though US dollars are accepted in major cities, you must always carry the local currency. Debit and credit cards are also accepted in Bolivia.

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