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Introducing Bolivia

Bolivia is home to some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world that are just being discovered by modern science, and its culture is just as vibrant as its jungles and plains.

When is the best time to visit?
The best time to visit Bolivia is during their winter months (June - August), when you may experience colder weather in the higher elevations and deserts, but the clearer skies will be less likely to interrupt your travel plans.

Where to go in Bolivia?
Home to the largest percentage of indigenous people in South America, Bolivia is known for its constant parades and celebrations. Check out the ancient ruins of Pumapunku, the world’s largest salt flat at Salar de Uyuni, and the verdant La Paz valleys.

How many days do I need?
Many travelers might feel like one week in Bolivia is too little, but it has been done. Two weeks and up is a normal amount of time to spend in this incredible country.

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Bolivia Tours & Itineraries

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Straw-roofed church at Machuca Village
Bolivia & Atacama, Chile – 12 Days

From La Paz to Potosi to the salt flats of Uyuni and San Pedro de Atacama, this trip will take you through some surreal landscape in Bolivia and Chile. Explore the Witches Market in Laz Paz, see the dinosaur footprints at Cal Orcko, and bathe in the hot springs of Sol de Mañana. Culture, nature and the mystical collide on this incredible adventure.

The best off-the-beaten-track adventure, from Tupiza to Uyuni
Map of Tupiza to Uyuni: Best Off-The-Beaten Path Adventure - 7-Day Itinerary
Tupiza to Uyuni: Best Off-The-Beaten Path Adventure - 7-Day Itinerary

Multi-colored mountains, giant cacti, canyons, monumental rock formations varying in color from white to red blood, turquoise-blue lagoons, brick red, emerald green — just to name a few of the highlights on this magical 4WD expedition from Tupiza to Uyuni. Welcome to southern Bolivia!

View of Salar de Uyuni from Volcán Tunupa, Bolivia
Map of Bolivian Cities, Cloud Forests & Salt Flats - 9 Days
Bolivian Cities, Cloud Forests & Salt Flats - 9 Days

Immerse yourself in Bolivia's diverse beauty as you travel from the city to the cloud forest to the desert on this 9-day trip. Begin and end your tour in the world's highest capital city, and discover its many cultural treasures. Explore otherworldly red lakes and salt flats, engage with local communities, and travel on the exhilarating Death Road.

Sunset view from Rurrenabaque
Map of Explore the Andes & the Amazon Rainforest - 10 Days
Explore the Andes & the Amazon Rainforest - 10 Days

From the world's highest capital in the Andean highlands to the lush Amazon rainforest, Bolivia's natural wonders enchant visitors. Explore the hilly streets of La Paz, visit a community-based agritourism village run by indigenous artisans, and walk along the shores of Lake Titicaca, the second-largest lake in South America. Then float down a jungle river on a log raft and see a wide variety of wildlife in the Bolivian Amazon, including capybaras, macaws, caimans, anacondas, and the unique pink river dolphin.

Isla del Sol, Bolivia
Map of Explore the Farms and Markets of Bolivia's Andes - 12 Days
Explore the Farms and Markets of Bolivia's Andes - 12 Days

Welcome to the Central Andes! On this 12-day adventure, you'll get to know the rich farming history of Bolivia's highlands as you visit lively markets, speak with local farmers and their families, and enjoy the traditional flavors and foods of the region. Dividing your time between the countryside and the city, you'll discover La Paz and Lake Titicaca, the Uyuni Salt Flats, and eastern farming valleys on this best-of-Bolivia trip.

Uyuni Salt Flats
Map of Uyuni Salt Flats - 3 Days
Uyuni Salt Flats - 3 Days

This incredible expedition takes you to and through some of the world's most extreme —and beautiful—landscapes. Start in the dusty town of Uyuni, visit the famous train cemetery, and stay in a hotel made mostly from salt. Spot unique Andean wildlife in the Eduardo Avaroa Reserve and experience the wild Mars-like landscapes of the Salvador Dali Desert.

Make the Most of Your Time in Bolivia

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Cycle the North Yungas Road
How Many Days to Spend in Bolivia

To properly experience Bolivia's diverse ecosystems and rich culture, plan on at least 10 days. In that time, you can visit different regions and tour cities and villages. With...

The Laguna Colorada in Bolivia
Map of 7 Days in Bolivia - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas
7 Days in Bolivia - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

If you have a week to spend in Bolivia, one great option is a highlights tour that includes stops in several cities: La Paz, Sucre, and Potosí, as well as time to explore the...

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Cycle the North Yungas Road
How Many Days to Spend in Bolivia

To properly experience Bolivia's diverse ecosystems and rich culture, plan on at least 10 days. In that time, you can visit different regions and tour cities and villages. With five days or a week, it's possible to hit many highlights like the southern salt flats and the Bolivian Amazon. And if you can spare two weeks, go big with an in-depth exploration of indigenous villages and geological sites or a trekking adventure around highland volcanoes and high-altitude lakes.

Flamingos on Laguna Colorada
Discover the Highlights of Bolivia - 15 Days

Take your time exploring the best Bolivia has to offer on this epic 15-day tour around the country. Ride a cable car high above the streets of La Paz and descend deep into the heart of Potosí's famous silver mines, see flamingos in their natural habitat at lagoons in the desert, catch a dazzling sunset over the Uyuni Salt Flats, cruise around Lake Titicaca, and so much more. Dividing your time between urban centers and far-flung destinations, like quiet villages untouched by tourism and a quinoa farm where you'll spend the night with a local family, you'll learn all about Bolivia's one-of-a-kind culture, people, and places.

Sunrise over the Uyuni Salt Flats
Cultural Highlights and Natural Wonders of Peru & Bolivia - 10 days

This 10-day itinerary introduces travelers to two South American countries—Peru and Bolivia—and their top cultural and natural attractions. In addition to stops at classic sights like Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca, the trip takes you off the beaten path to see lesser-known destinations. Visit a crimson-hued lagoon, observe wildlife at a remote flamingo habitat, ride a cable car high over La Paz, see the desert that inspired the work of the great Spanish painter Salvador Dalí, and hike with llamas in a quiet mountain landscape: these are just a few of the experiences you'll enjoy on this unforgettable adventure.

Bolivia Travel Maps

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5 Days in Bolivia - 4 Unique Itineraries
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10 Days in Bolivia - 4 Unique Itineraries
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7 Days in Bolivia - 5 Unique Itineraries
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Meet our Local Travel Specialists

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Travel specialist Milenka Omireis
active 14 hours ago

Milenka Omireis

Saludos! My name is Milenka and I was born in the city of Potosí and grew up in the beautiful city of La Paz, where I studied tourism at San Andres University. Every time I have the opportunity to...

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Travel specialist Nicholas Cino
active 14 hours ago

Nicholas Cino

Exploring the world and learning how vastly diverse it is has intrigued me since I was a kid. For as long as I can remember I’ve been planning to journey the world starting with my own country, ...

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Travel specialist Jackeline Valarezo
active 21 hours ago

Jackeline Valarezo

I always have been in love with my country, and when I had the opportunity to work in this lovely industry, I took it then I realized that I belong here. The contact with people and the possibility...

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Travel specialist Lucia Berrios

Lucia Berrios

Saludos! I was born and grew up in the fascinating city of La Paz and studied tourism at university. I love Bolivia and sharing its wonders with visitors and enjoy traveling and searching for new...

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Trip Reviews for Bolivia

The latest reviews by travelers who booked their trip on kimkim

Great Trip and wonderful service! · Bolivia - May 15 - May 17, 2022

Traveler: Amanda B. - Local specialist: Milenka Omireis

I did the 3 day tour of Uyuni. Milenka was a great travel agent and arranged everything so there was nothing I needed to do but enjoy my trip. Lucio was a great guide. My only suggestion, is to consider booking “luxury” accommodations over basic. The hotels were chilly and only one of the two hotels had hot water…so basic has a different meaning in Bolivia. That said, both were clean, and comfortable aside from being cold! The night bus was surprisingly nice and everyone I interacted with... read more

I did the 3 day tour of Uyuni. Milenka was a great travel agent and arranged everything so there was nothing I needed to do but enjoy my trip. Lucio was a great guide. My only suggestion, is to consider booking “luxury” accommodations over basic. The hotels were chilly and only one of the two hotels had hot water…so basic has a different meaning in Bolivia. That said, both were clean, and comfortable aside from being cold! The night bus was surprisingly nice and everyone I interacted with from start to finish was friendly and helpful. It goes without saying that the scenery was spectacular and the wildlife and ecology of Bolivia were breathtaking.

Karen

Excellent local consultant · Bolivia - Jan 10 - Jan 15, 2020

Traveler: Karen H. - Local specialist: Milenka Omireis

Milenka was excellent to work with. She was very responsive to my many questions while planning the trip and was very flexible and helpful when we had to make a major change a few weeks before embarking on the trip. All of the guides, drivers and planned experiences were absolutely wonderful.

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Milenka Omireis, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hola Karen,

I am so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your review. I hope you enjoyed the amazing Salt Flats in this season with the sky reflected, and hope someday you could visit more of Bolivia.

Have a nice welcome home!

Super helpful · Bolivia - Oct 26 - Nov 2, 2019

Traveler: Alicia T. - Local specialist: Milenka Omireis

We unfortunately had to change our plans at the last minute due to the protests in La Paz however Malenka was super helpful in changing our plans and giving us options to choose from.

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Milenka Omireis, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hola Alicia,

I hope you had a great return back home, and despite the last-minute changes we had to do, thank you for visiting Bolivia. I hope you decide to come another time and have more time to enjoy this amazing country.