Bolivia 5-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 6 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Bolivia.
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Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia
Map of Discover the Atacama Desert & the Uyuni Salt Flats - 5 Days
Discover the Atacama Desert & the Uyuni Salt Flats - 5 Days

This action-packed itinerary takes travelers to awe-inspiring natural attractions in two different countries. Start in Chile, exploring the massive sand dunes and otherworldly rock formations of the Atacama Desert. Then cross the border into Bolivia, where you'll spot flamingos in the wild in the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, go for a dip in natural springs, and gaze out at the ethereal white expanse of the Uyuni Salt Flats.

View of La Paz and the mountains from a cable car
Map of Urban Adventure in La Paz - 5 Days
Urban Adventure in La Paz - 5 Days

From a cable car ride high above La Paz to a bike ride on the infamous Death Road, this invigorating five-day trip is packed with adventures. The itinerary focuses on the most exciting experiences in and around Bolivia's capital city. Start your trip with sightseeing at the UNESCO-listed ruins of Tiwanaku, then hurtle downhill through the Yungas cloud forest on a cycling tour. You'll visit an Afro-Bolivian community to learn about coca leaf farming before returning to the city to sample traditional Andean cuisine.

View of Lake Titicaca
Map of Explore La Paz & Lake Titicaca - 5 Days
Explore La Paz & Lake Titicaca - 5 Days

For a quick introduction to the culture and hospitality of Bolivia, try this 5-day itinerary. An accessible adventure that balances easy hiking excursions with immersive activities led by locals, the trip starts on the shores of Lake Titicaca. You'll explore indigenous history in the village of Copacabana, then learn about local ways of life while staying with a host family in the community of Santiago de Okola. Finish with a couple of days exploring the bustling capital of La Paz, riding high over the city in a cable car, and sampling Andean street snacks on a food tour.

Copacabana's port on Lake Titicaca
Discover La Paz, Lake Titicaca & the Uyuni Salt Flats - 5 Days

In just five days, this exhilarating itinerary takes you to three of Bolivia's top destinations. Start the journey in La Paz, where you'll ride a cable car to the adjacent city of El Alto, taking in incredible views of the Andes. Visit the UNESCO-honored ruins of Tiwanaku before boarding a catamaran cruise around Lake Titicaca. Visit the Island of the Sun and ride on a traditional Totora raft, then catch a quick flight to Uyuni. You'll spend the last full day of the trip exploring the famous salt flats — one of the most photographed places in South America — before circling back to La Paz for one last night on the town before the trip ends.

Church in Concepción
Map of Jesuit Missions of Bolivia - 5 Days
Jesuit Missions of Bolivia - 5 Days

This short itinerary is perfect for travelers who are interested in Bolivia's religious sites and colonial history. Begin your trip with a walking tour of the cosmopolitan, historic city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra before continuing on to tour the missions of Santa Cruz, San Javier, and Concepción. End your adventure with a day in Biocentro Güembé, a sprawling nature resort with a butterfly observatory and tropical bird aviary. 

A brightly colored macaw in the Bolivian rainforest
Map of Adventure in the Bolivian Amazon - 5 Days
Adventure in the Bolivian Amazon - 5 Days

Discover the Bolivian Amazon, where the mountains meet the jungle, on this 5-day adventure. You'll arrive in the rainforest on a canoe, visiting a community-run ecotourism project before going on a guided hike to spot monkeys and macaws in the wilderness. Look for jaguar tracks, frogs, tarantulas, and sharp-toothed caimans on a nocturnal walk, enjoy a traditional meal made by local indigenous group members, and fall asleep to the sounds of the rainforest. Then make the trip to La Paz to catch your flight out.

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