31 days in Bolivia Itinerary

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Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
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Samaipata
— 2 nights
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Potosi
— 3 nights
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Tupiza
— 1 night
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Uyuni
— 4 nights
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Fly to La Paz, Bus to San Pablo de Tiquina, Ferry to Copacabana
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Copacabana
— 2 nights
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La Paz
— 5 nights
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Trinidad
— 2 nights
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Riberalta
— 1 night
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Cochabamba
— 3 nights
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Sucre
— 4 nights
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Santa Cruz — 3 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Parque Nacional Noel Kempff Mercado and Kaa-Iya National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Iglesias de la Chiquitania and Parroquia de la Inmaculada Concepcion. And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Ventura mall, admire the natural beauty at Guembe, admire the masterpieces at Museo Artecampo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Santa Cruz.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Cruz visit app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Santa Cruz is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Bolivia Time (BOT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sao Paulo in July, Santa Cruz is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Samaipata.
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Samaipata — 2 nights

Some who come for a holiday in Samaipata fall so head over heels that they never leave.
On the 5th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Centro Ecologico Cuevas and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Refugio Zoologico. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Bodegas Landsua, delve into the distant past at Fuerte de Samaipata, and then hike along Che Guevara Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Samaipata holiday planning site.

You can drive from Santa Cruz to Samaipata in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Potosi.
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Potosi — 3 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Ojo del Inca and Gruta De Las Galaxias. Cerro Rico and Casa Nacional de la Moneda are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of San Francisco of Potosi Convent and Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de la Ciudad de Potosi, make a trip to Plaza 10 de Noviembre, and steep yourself in history at San Lorenzo Church.

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You can drive from Samaipata to Potosi in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Potosi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tupiza.
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Tupiza — 1 night

The southwestern mining town of Tupiza, near the Argentine border, reminisces of the wild west, and is supposedly the place where Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid faced their demise after a long string of bank robberies.
On the 10th (Fri), see Multi-day Tours, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Puerta del Diablo.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tupiza trip builder.

Getting from Potosi to Tupiza by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Uyuni.
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Uyuni — 4 nights

Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Visiting Salar de Uyuni and Tunupa Volcano will get you outdoors. Museo de la Llama y la Sal and Museo Arquecologia y Antropologico de los Andes Meridionales will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Siloli Desert, step off the mainland to explore Isla Incahuasi, examine the collection at Train Cemetery, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Uyuni road trip planning site.

You can drive from Tupiza to Uyuni in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Uyuni are 4°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Copacabana.
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Copacabana — 2 nights

The town of Copacabana represents the largest Bolivian settlement on the shore of Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in the continent.
On the 15th (Wed), head off the coast to Isla De La Luna, then hike along Isla del Sol, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cerro Calvario. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museo del Poncho, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Titicaca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana, and finally explore the striking landscape at Horca del Inca.

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Do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Uyuni to Copacabana in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to La Paz.
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La Paz — 5 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Get in touch with nature at Chacaltaya Ski Resort and Chacaltaya. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Musical Instruments - Museo Instrumentos Musicales de Bolivia and Puma Punku. Get out of town with these interesting La Paz side-trips: Tiwanaku (in Tiwanaku) and Huayna Potosi (in Milluni). The adventure continues: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, look for gifts at Green Hands, walk around Valley of the Moon, and take a memorable drive along WMDR Yungas Road.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the La Paz tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Copacabana to La Paz takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can fly to Trinidad.
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Trinidad — 2 nights

Trinidad, officially La Santísima Trinidad, is a city in Bolivia, capital of the department of Beni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): explore the activities along Suarez Lake, stroll through Bolivian Parrots Conservation, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Barba Azul Reserve.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Trinidad trip planner.

You can fly from La Paz to Trinidad in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from La Paz in July, expect Trinidad to be warmer, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Riberalta.
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Riberalta — 1 night

Riberalta is a town in the Beni Department in northern Bolivia, situated where the Madre de Dios River joins the Beni River. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stroll through Aquicuana Reserve.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Riberalta day trip planning app.

Getting from Trinidad to Riberalta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Riberalta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Cochabamba.
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Cochabamba — 3 nights

City of Eternal Spring

Dynamic and friendly, Cochabamba benefits from a mild climate largely responsible for its Mediterranean lifestyle and nickname the "City of Eternal Spring." An ideal alternative for anyone wishing to escape the chaos of South America's more popular destinations, Cochabamba vacations allow visitors to discover how regular Bolivians live on an everyday basis.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palacio Portales and Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi (CIWY). Get outdoors at Tunari and andesXtremo. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to El Cristo de la Concordia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque de las Aves Agroflori, and appreciate the views at Valle Alto.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cochabamba online journey planner.

Fly from Riberalta to Cochabamba in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Riberalta in July, you will find days in Cochabamba are little chillier (30°C), and nights are colder (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Sucre.
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Sucre — 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Plaza 25 de Mayo and MUSEF ETNOGRAFIA Y FOLKLORE. You'll explore and learn at Museo Casa de la Libertad and Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR. And it doesn't end there: get curious at Museo del Tesoro, take in the spiritual surroundings of La Recoleta, make a trip to Cal Orck'o, and examine the collection at Templo-Museo "San Francisco de Asis".

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sucre trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cochabamba to Sucre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cochabamba in July, you will find days in Sucre are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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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.
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