10 days in Bolivia Itinerary

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Santa Cruz
— 1 day
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Sucre
— 2 nights
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Potosi
— 1 night
Drive to Sucre, Fly to La Paz
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La Paz
— 1 night
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Uyuni
— 2 nights
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Santa Cruz — 1 day

More populous than the capital and La Paz, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, Santa Cruz has become a thriving commercial center, yet retained some of the trappings of tradition.
On the 26th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Santa Cruz, admire the natural beauty at Guembe, then don't miss a visit to Plaza 24 de Septiembre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de la Inmaculada Concepcion.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz sightseeing planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Santa Cruz is an approximately 33-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Santa Cruz, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September: high temperatures in Santa Cruz hover around 35°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Sucre.
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Sucre — 2 nights

City of the Four Names

The constitutional capital of Bolivia, Sucre has a well-preserved historic center, with many buildings dating back to the city's founding in the 16th century.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, take in the spiritual surroundings of La Recoleta, take an in-depth tour of Museo Casa de la Libertad, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Tesoro, then don't miss a visit to Plaza 25 de Mayo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Church of San Felipe Neri (Oratorio de San Felipe de Neri). Keep things going the next day: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, walk around Simon Bolivar Park, and then stroll the grounds of General Cemetery.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sucre vacation site.

Traveling by flight from Santa Cruz to Sucre takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Santa Cruz in September: highs in Sucre hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Potosi.
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Potosi — 1 night

Ville Imperial

One of the highest cities in the world at 4,090 m (13,420 ft), Potosi actually rose to fame for something below the ground.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Teresa Convent Museum - Convento Museo Santa Teresa, then see the interesting displays at Casa Nacional de la Moneda, and then steep yourself in history at Cerro Rico.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Potosi trip builder website.

Drive from Sucre to Potosi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sucre in September, things will get little chillier in Potosi: highs are around 19°C and lows about -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to La Paz.
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La Paz — 1 night

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
On the 30th (Fri), make a trip to Calle Sagarnaga, look for gifts at Unique, make a trip to Plaza Murillo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Francisco, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Musical Instruments - Museo Instrumentos Musicales de Bolivia.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the La Paz online travel planner.

Getting from Potosi to La Paz by combination of car and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Uyuni.
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Uyuni — 2 nights

Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Salar de Uyuni and then step off the mainland to explore Isla Incahuasi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating landscape at Siloli Desert, take in the natural beauty of Aguas Termales de Polques, examine the collection at Train Cemetery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Cristobal Lipez, then examine the collection at Necropolis & Museum Kawsay Wasy, and finally take in the natural beauty of Geiser Sol de la Manana.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Uyuni day trip site.

Getting from La Paz to Uyuni by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from La Paz in September, plan for much colder days in Uyuni, with highs around 1°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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Bolivia travel guide

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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.
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