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Bolivia: Itineraries for everyone

"Bolivia is one of the most beautiful countries in the world."adventurousmiriam.com
"Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South America with high poverty rates especially in rural areas."oneworld365.org
"Bolivia is a fascinating country and quite unlike anywhere else in South America."runawaybrit.com
"Bolivia is a very isolated place, and that makes potable water and good food difficult to provide."universal-traveller.com
"Bolivia is the poster child of diversity, whether in regards to ethnicity, culture, clothing or politics."uncorneredmarket.com
"Bolivia is one of the cheapest countries in South America and also incredibly diverse and beautiful!"bunchofbackpackers.com

Bolivia location

South America

Located

Land borders

Argentina

Brazil

Chile

Paraguay

Peru

Bolivia at a glance

Boliviano (BOB)

Currency

Spanish

Language

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Trendy (4 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Safe (58 / 100)

Safety index

Underdeveloped (68 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary brings you through South America, more precisely Bolivia. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
If you love to visit museums you will be happy at Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Cochabamba and
La Paz (see itineraries). Do you like nightlife? Then you will enjoy Santa Cruz de la Sierra. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. You can pay with Boliviano everywhere. There are two flight connections. These are Uyuni (Uyuni itineraries) - Santa Cruz de la Sierra and La Paz - Uyuni (Uyuni itineraries).
This itinerary shows you the main interesting destinations of Bolivia in South America. Lake Titicaca near Copacabana is the highlight.
You can go hiking in Copacabana. If you love to visit museums you will be happy at Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Cochabamba and
La Paz (see itineraries). At Santa Cruz de la Sierra you can enjoy nightlife. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. There are one flight connection. These are La Paz - Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
This itinerary brings you through Bolivia, South America. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Cochabamba and
La Paz (La Paz in detail). These flight connections are taken during this route: Cobija - Santa Cruz de la Sierra and La Paz - Cobija. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. You can pay with Boliviano everywhere.
This itinerary shows you the main interesting destinations of Bolivia in South America. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. Torotoro National Park by Tarata is the highlight.
At Tarata it is awesome go hiking. You find a lot of museums, theaters and galleries at Santa Cruz de la Sierra. At Santa Cruz de la Sierra you can enjoy nightlife. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. These flight connections are taken during this route: Cobija - Coroico and Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Cobija. You can pay with Boliviano everywhere.
At Bolivia in South America you will begin your itinerary. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. If you prefer other holiday destinations you can look at this highlight. Salar de Uyuni (Tahua) and Lake Titicaca (Copacabana) are the highlights.
At Tahua and Copacabana it is awesome go hiking. You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at Santa Cruz de la Sierra and
La Paz. You find the nightlife at Santa Cruz de la Sierra. You can pay with Boliviano everywhere. These flight connection are taken during this itinerary: Copacabana - Santa Cruz de la Sierra. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure.
This itinerary brings you through South America, more precisely Bolivia. Salar de Uyuni is the highlight.
At Tahua it is awesome go hiking. You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
La Paz. There are two flight connections. These are La Paz - Potosi. You can pay with Boliviano everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure.

Things to do

The following list should help you to ensure there is nothing you fail to complete while travelling through Bolivia. This is where most people start their journey in Bolivia, Santa Cruz is very much targeted at tourists and is quite westernised in comparison to some of the areas you can visit in Bolivia.

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This is especially true for overland travellers working their way through Peru and Bolivia, where it is not uncommon to spend 24 hours on a bus just to move between cities! It grows tiresome, but never fear, on the shore of Lake Titicaca lies Copacabana Bolivia! Nestled on the border between Peru (visit Peru itineraries) and ..

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The name Copacabana makes you think of an idyllic beach in Rio de Janeiro (more about Rio de Janeiro itineraries). This is a list with the best things to do in Copacabana, Bolivia. The best restaurant of Copacabana is called La Cupula. The complex includes a beautiful garden, where you can relax during the day in one of the hammocks and feed the alpacas.

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Bolivia is a country in South America that is not often visited and less known, in comparison to neighboring country Peru. I have visited this country more than 20 times and it is one of my favorite countries in the region. But what to do in Bolivia? Bolivia is a country of extremes and contrasts.

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Tarabuco market

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Eat & drink

There are lots of restaurants and cafes in Tarija, Bolivia. But let me just preface this section by saying our favourite places to eat in Tarija are the markets or the street food stalls. ...

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In South America a natural way of reducing the symptoms of altitude sickness is by taking coca leaves. ...

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Watch your food

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As I mentioned before, I tried the traditional breakfast that included a cornmeal drink, called api morado y blanco. Api morado y blanco is prepared by making two separate beverages and swirling them together. Api morado is made from purple cornmeal with spices, while api blanco is made from white cornmeal.

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Over the centuries, Spanish and European influence on native indigenous foods has created an intriguing cuisine, packed with textures and flavor. It’s very much a hidden gem of Latin American food. ...

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Worth to visit

If you choose to come to a country like Bolivia, you will probably want to know what you will find waiting for you here. ...

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General

There was so much about it that stuck with me. Bolivia might not make appearances in any of the ‘top countries to visit this year’ lists that you might have seen circulating the internet, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth considering. An experience like this is something that you just can’t find anywhere else.

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9. It has spectacular natural scenery

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Firstly, you’ll get to experience a very unique culture and with so many undiscovered Bolivia tourist attractions to pick from, where do you start? You probably have some idea already as there is no shortage of travel guides for Bolivia online. ...

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Summary: Planning to travel to Bolivia? Our guide is packed with Bolivia travel tips to keep your trip safe, inexpensive, and one you’ll remember fondly for years! There are plenty of amazing places to explore in Bolivia, from the sky-high capital city, La Paz, to the gorgeous, otherworldly salt flats of Uyuni (plan Uyuni itineraries).

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No one ever tells you how naturally beautiful and diverse Bolivia is. No one wants to talk to you about the raw beauty that is Bolivia. Bolivia is a tiny landlocked country in the mid-west of South America. Officially know as the Plurinational State of Bolivia the capital is Sucre. No, no it is not.

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Itinerary

Bolivia is not for the faint-hearted traveler, filled with astronomic altitudes and prominent landscapes that will strain your eye-socketsBolivia is an adventure backpacker’s dream. Bolivia has something for you this guide will be perfect for you. Arriving from Peru (more about Peru), this Bolivia itinerary is designed ...

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Our Peru and Bolivia itinerary was for 3 weeks, however if you don’t have that much time you can do it in 2 weeks if you cut out a couple of the lesser-known places and just visit the most well-known or ‘bucket list’ places. I found 3 weeks was perfect though as you got a real balance between cities and ..

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With a fair bit of time up our sleeves, Nathan and I decided to book on the most involved Bolivia and Peru Hop itinerary – we had the time and the flexibility so we were determined to see as much as possible whilst travelling at a relaxed pace. ...

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This was an enjoyable, interesting and good value for money. We met fun people, enjoyed outings and meals with them. And then meeting up again when your schedules crossed. ...

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Costs

While it wasn’t totally deliberate, we managed to travel in Bolivia on a budget with complete ease. ...

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If budget travel is your game, then Bolivia is one of your best bets. Here are some rough estimates: ...

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–For R$150 you can get a standard suite room for two people. This hotel is located right in town, has a pool, and includes breakfast! ...

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(mid-range budget)

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To most Westerners, it’s downright cheap. Many have no problem traveling for less than $20 per day depending on the activities done. With basic accommodation for less than $10 per night, local food for less than $1 and cheap transportation, you can spend a lot of time here for very little.

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Accommodation

Believe or not, Bolivia is remodelling hotels at a frantic pace. Especially La Paz, the city is fast becoming known for its modern and artistic architecture. Hostels and economy-stay options abound. We suggest you do a homestay ...

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Hotels in Bolivia

Hostels in Bolivia

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So you’ve figured out how to get to the north of Isla del Sol! Now you need somewhere to stay. ...

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This well-known party hostel proved to me once and for all that I’m definitely getting old. The hard-partying ways of the majority of the other travelersmade it hard to sleep at night if I didn’t have a few too many drinks and wanted to pass out before 2am.

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. currently takes the top spot for hotel breakfasts I’ve experienced in the world. They had everything: fresh green juice and fruit juices, chia pudding, quinoa, empanadas, tamales, waffles with fresh berries and cream, all types of nuts and seeds to make your own muesli or granola, a variety of fresh hot coffees, hot ...

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