8 days in Bolivia Itinerary

8 days in Bolivia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Bolivia planner

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La Paz
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tiwanaku
— 1 night
Drive
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Copacabana
— 2 nights
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Ferry to San Pablo de Tiquina, Bus to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari, Fly to Uyuni
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Uyuni
— 2 nights
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La Paz

— 2 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
La Paz is known for nature, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, view the masterpieces at Casa Museo Solon, make a trip to Mercado de Las Brujas, and admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia de San Francisco.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read La Paz trip itinerary site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to La Paz is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo to La Paz, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in March, with highs in La Paz at 17°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tiwanaku.

Things to do in La Paz

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 6:

Tiwanaku

— 1 night
Tiwanaku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia.The site was first recorded in written history by Spanish conquistador Pedro Cieza de León. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take an unorthodox tour of Puma Punku, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then delve into the distant past at Tiwanaku.

Make your Tiwanaku itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from La Paz to Tiwanaku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Tiwanaku sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Copacabana.

Things to do in Tiwanaku

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 7:

Copacabana

— 2 nights
The town of Copacabana represents the largest Bolivian settlement on the shore of Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in the continent.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): head off the coast to Isla De La Luna and then trek along Isla del Sol. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Titicaca.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Copacabana travel route planner.

Drive from Tiwanaku to Copacabana in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Uyuni.

Things to do in Copacabana

Nature · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 9:

Uyuni

— 2 nights
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): examine the collection at Museo de la Llama y la Sal, then take in the dramatic natural features at Salar de Uyuni, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Uyuni journey planner.

Getting from Copacabana to Uyuni by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Uyuni

Museums · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 11:

Bolivia travel guide

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Landmarks · Geologic Formations · Specialty Museums
Tibet of the Americas
If you're an adventurous tourist, consider adding a Bolivia vacation to your travel itinerary. A land of rainforests, Andean glaciers, high altitude cities, and rushing rivers, Bolivia remains one of the most remote countries in the Western Hemisphere. With 60 percent of the population made up of indigenous peoples, native cultures permeate thecountry's music, architecture, and arts, as well as local folklore and traditions. Traveling in Bolivia you can experience diverse wildlife and ecosystems, learn about the country's rich history, try out its distinctive cuisine, and practice your Spanish with the locals, known for their clean and easy-to-understand accent.