Tours in Bolivia discover all the places you cannot miss

Don't keep looking for where to spend your next vacation. We recommend you the perfect place with tours in Bolivia that will leave you with the most unforgettable experience. Bolivia has a great variety of tourist attractions, great culture due to its geographical regions, its rich history and, of course, its gastronomy. 

Your next vacation can be the escape you need to know this beautiful country, you can not miss one of the tours in Bolivia and learn about the culture, as well as part of the biodiversity it has. With us you can visit the best places and make your vacation an unforgettable experience in Bolivia.

The capital of Bolivia is La Paz, and this country is bordered to the north by Brazil, to the south by Paraguay and Argentina, and to the west by Chile and Peru. One of the things that distinguishes Bolivia is that it is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. Among the pre-Hispanic civilizations that developed in its territory are the Aymara, Urus, Chiquitanos, Guarani and Incas. 

Despite being a landlocked country, in Bolivia you will find a great geographical diversity, beauty in the flora and fauna so colorful with which it counts, also a magical indigenous culture. Its landscapes are breathtaking, from the snow-capped Andes to the salt flats and Amazon jungles. 

Choosing one of the tours in Bolivia, you can make ecological excursions in the cities or national parks, while watching different types of birds, turtles, or even dolphins. 

This country has tropical destinations such as forests with waterfalls and historical sites influenced by various ethnic groups.

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Weather in Bolivia

If there is one thing you should consider on your next vacation when taking tours in Bolivia, it is the variety of its climate. You will find from tropical climate in the plains, to polar climate in the higher regions, for example in the Andes Mountains. Much of the country's territory has irregular climates throughout the year, the variations in climate are unpredictable. This type of climate variation is due to the latitude, the location of the tropics, the geoastronomical position, altitude, variety of reliefs and flat areas throughout the country's territory, circulation of trade winds, surazos and natural phenomena. Due to its proximity to Ecuador, there are no marked differences between the four seasons in Bolivia. Rainfall in Bolivia is expected between November and March. 

Get to know the culture of Bolivia

Before taking one of the tours in Bolivia, it is important that you learn about the culture and the indigenous peoples that have had a strong influence in this territory. In total, there are a set of 36 Amerindian peoples, which currently inhabit the country's territory. Bolivia is considered the country with the largest number of languages in the world. 

Another part of the culture of this country, which you will discover in the tours in Bolivia, is the mixture of culture that took place in the viceroyalty period. Where both cultures were mixed, the indigenous culture of the region, along with the Spanish.

Bolivia is a country full of rich culture, you can not miss the opportunity to delve into the beauty of its people and the warmth of its territory.

Gastronomy on tours in Bolivia

Something you have to try during your stay in Bolivia, is its gastronomy, you can not leave this country without knowing some of the most typical ingredients and dishes of the region. The tours in Bolivia will allow you to get to know closely the wide gastronomy of this country full of culture. 

In the Bolivian gastronomic culture there are several ingredients, for example: potato and corn. There are about 33 varieties of potato throughout the country. Other tubers that are reflected in Bolivian gastronomy are oca, papalisa and yucca. The potato is consumed to a greater extent in the western part of the country, while on the eastern side, yucca is consumed to a greater extent. 

Corn is consumed in Bolivia, as it is produced throughout the country, there are approximately 70 varieties of corn in this country, which is also called corn, and is used both in dishes and drinks, such as huminta or chicha. 

In addition to the use of potato and corn, in Bolivia, ingredients such as aji amarillo or meat are used in recipes that continue to preserve their pre-Columbian roots. 

In combination with corn, a variety of vegetables and fruits are used, as well as meats. Similarly, with yucca, on the eastern side of Bolivia, yucca is combined with different vegetables and fruits.

Why take tours in Bolivia

If all you need is a good reason to take a tour in Bolivia, we give you a few, just in case one is not enough. 

Bolivia is a country where you will find lodging, food and transportation, very cheap. There is no way not to get this for a fair amount and enjoy the Bolivian culture. 

The landscapes and places are amazing, from the Salar de Uyuni, Potosi, Lake Titicaca, Isla Sol, Laguna Colorada, the Dali Desert, Laguna Verde, and many others that will leave you breathless for its beautiful views, places worth visiting and knowing taking as a souvenir its breathtaking views. 

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Rich culture and beautiful architecture

Choose Bolivia tours to experience the vibrant Bolivian cuisine, a mix of Spanish and Aymara cuisine, as well as influences from immigrant cultures such as Italian, Russian Arabs or Germans. 

The impressive and uncommon tradition with the influence of diverse indigenous groups, such as Spanish Catholics, as well as the Andean culture. Some of its main traditions are the Oruro Carnival, the Pacha Mama Ritual, which attract many tourists. 

Another reason to choose tours in Bolivia is the architecture. Meet places like the ruins of Tihuanaco, the architecture of the altiplano in Bolivia, all part of the pre-Columbian architecture. 

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Sports and activities

Sport is another good reason to enjoy adventure tours in Bolivia. Because the country is surrounded by mountain ranges with massive and compact rocks, in Bolivia you can do activities such as rafting, downhill, bouldering, hang gliding, bungee jumping, paragliding and mountaineering. Surely one of these extreme sports is the reason you needed to decide to visit this beautiful country. 

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Discover and take tours in Copacabana

One of the cities you can not miss on your visit to Bolivia is Copacabana. It is one of the main cities on the shores of Lake Titicaca, is located in the department of La Paz and is a center of pilgrimage because there is the image of the Virgin of Copacabana.

You will know in Copacabana tours that this is the largest peninsula of Lake Titicaca, politically is divided into a part belonging to Bolivia and the other to Peru. 

The most popular activities in this city are its religious celebrations, its cultural heritage and its traditional festivities. 

While it is true that Lake Titicaca is one of the main attractions to visit Bolivia, it is located in Copacabana, and this is the cradle of the Inca civilization. 

Tours in Copacabana will allow you to visit two of the most important islands in the region, close to Lake Titicaca. We are talking about the Island of the Sun and the Island of the Moon. We recommend a tour of both islands, so you can see the ruins of the Inca and pre-Inca times. The trip must be done by boat, and on each island you will see restaurants, hotels, as well as all kinds of handicrafts. You will also learn about the history of the islands, as well as their legends. 

For a breathtaking view on the Copacabana tours, you can't miss climbing Mount Calvario, you will see the town of Copacabana, as well as an unmissable view of Lake Titicaca. At the top of Mount Calvario is a chapel in honor of the Virgin of Copacabana.

Another popular place to visit on one of the Copacabana tours is the Inca Gallows, located at the top of the Kesanani hill. This is a pre-Inca astronomical observatory, in this way, the civilization came to determine the seasons of the year and the cycles of the moon and the sun. 

By choosing one of the tours in Copacabana you will be able to do some water activities, since it is the largest navigable lake in the world. 

You can also go hiking in the Iscacota Bay, a hike can start from the village, and walk along the bay along the shores of Lake Titicaca. You will enjoy the scenery of the lake, and finish with a climb up the mountain, so you can see the sun gate as you make your way back.

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Get to know and enjoy tours in La Paz

To get to know the capital of the country, we recommend that you take one of our tours in La Paz. You will find different options to eat, from street stalls to restaurants with extensive menus of typical food. 

One of the places that you can not miss in the tours in La Paz, definitely is El Mercado de las Brujas, this is a very touristic place not only in La Paz, but in all Bolivia. In this market, they say there is a strong movement of witchcraft, thanks to the witches, commonly called yatiri. In this market you will find all kinds of potions, for different uses, from fertility, love, money, or elements for rituals to the Pacha Mama; as well as souvenirs, so that you leave with a souvenir of the tours in La Paz.

The Basilica of San Francisco, is the main church of the city, built in 1758. It is located in the center of the city and was the temple where many of the population converted to Catholicism. You cannot miss it on your tours in La Paz.

Another interesting and unmissable point in your visit to La Paz is Jaén Street. One of the most colorful corners of the city with a colonial look, there you will find the main monuments and museums, but at night it holds mysteries and legends of horror.

If you want to enjoy the view of the whole city, we recommend you to go up to El Killi Killi, considered the best viewpoint in the city, it will be totally worth it. 

These are just some of the places you can visit on our tours in La Paz, if you are looking for fun and adventure, you can not miss the opportunity to visit the capital of Bolivia.

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Get to know and enjoy tours in Potosí

One of the main attractions when choosing one of our tours in Potosi, is undoubtedly that you can visit the mines of Cerro Rico, in this place minerals of various types, such as zinc and lead are extracted. By visiting these mines, tourists can learn about the living and working conditions that miners face every day. The Pailaviri Mine is the oldest one, it has been working since 1545, from where silver is extracted, and nowadays, tin.

Other activities to do in any of our tours in Potosi, is the Tarapaya Hot Springs, a volcanic lagoon to take a thermal bath. You can also visit the thermal baths of Miraflores, formed in colonial times, are stone arches with different temperatures and sulfurous. Or you can visit the Kari Kari Lagoons, where rainwater accumulates, they were built in the sixteenth century. 

Among the tourist attractions, you can not miss the tours in Potosi and visit the Cathedral, built in 1808. You should also visit the Torre de la Compañía, which is one of the symbols of the city and served as a religious convent during the 18th century. The Casa de la Moneda (Mint House) is another must-see in the tours in Potosi, as well as the San Francisco convent.

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Get to know and enjoy the tours in Sucre

The cobblestone streets and white details of Sucre's colonial buildings will captivate you. A city full of parks with gardens, as well as monasteries and churches, impressive religious architecture.

When choosing one of the tours in Sucre, we invite you to visit the famous Convent of San Felipe Neri, built in 1779. It has a convent and a church, both in neoclassical style. You will see its beautiful arches and you can walk around the place enjoying the atmosphere where it is easy to imagine all the history that was there. 

You should not miss the Mirador de la Recoleta, although it is true that to get there you must climb up several steep streets, but the view it offers, makes it totally worth it. Don't forget to bring your water and a cap to cover yourself from the sun.

Sucre has a beautiful historic center, it is a quiet city and one of the meeting points in the past was the Plaza de Armas, a place you should visit on your tours in Sucre. You will find restaurants as well as cafes as you stroll through its streets, and it is the perfect place to get up close and personal with Bolivian cuisine. The Central Market is the perfect place for this. You will find numerous food stalls such as mondongo chuquisaqueño, empanadas salteñas, chicha de maíz or fritanga. Don't leave Sucre without getting to know the local gastronomy.

If you want more adventure, you should visit the Cretaceous Park, which houses more than 12,000 dinosaur footprints of more than 200 species. Choose one of our tours in Sucre and get to know the Bolivian culture in all its expression.

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Enjoy and choose the tours in Uyuni

Uyuni is one of the key points and tourist places in all of Bolivia. It is a salt flat with an area of 10,582 square kilometers. It is located in the southwest of Bolivia and receives approximately 300,000 tourists every year. 

One of the main attractions of Uyuni is the moment when it becomes a breeding place for the southern flamingo, the great flamingo and the small flamingo. The three are different species of flamingos. 

By taking one of the tours in Uyuni you will be able to see cacti over 10 meters high, as well as hotels that were built with salt blocks. Besides seeing the salt flat, you will be able to do activities in the Incahuasi Island, visit the Train Cemetery, the Laguna Colorada or the Polques Hot Springs. Choose one of the tours in Uyuni and enjoy the incredible views that this magical place offers.

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Flora and fauna in Bolivia

The variety of flora and fauna of this country is one of the largest in the world, due to the diverse climatic zones and the topography of the entire territory. There are more than 40,000 species of plants, which allows Bolivia to be placed among the top 10 with the highest number of plant species. In terms of fauna, Bolivia has more than 3,000 species of vertebrates, with approximately 422 species of mammals, 344 species of reptiles, 1450 species of birds, 642 species of fish and 378 species of amphibians.

 

Be sure to visit and take tours in Bolivia

Choose us as your next destination, we will take you to know the most impressive and beautiful of Bolivia. Meet the most emblematic, touristic and magical places of this country.

Dare to live an adventure where you can meet amazing places and perform all kinds of activities. We have the best tours to Bolivia and we make personalized plans according to your interests and budget. Travel to Bolivia and hire our services, we guarantee the fun and adventure you want on your next vacation. Wayak is your best option and we assure you that you will want to know other places with us.

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