CITY & WALKING TOURS

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Get to know Bolivia's largest cities with one of our unique city tours - all of our city tours are in small groups so that you can fully interact with the guide.

One of the best ways to get to know a city, its culture and get a true feeling for it is walking its streets, exploring its markets and trying its local foods.

Of course, you can explore yourself and we encourage you to do so, but you will learn a lot more if you are on a city walking tour with a local guide who can point out hidden points of interest that you would never have otherwise known.

Learn about the history, culture and the people of the city with a guided tour and pick up lots of tips for things to do in the following days from your guide to ensure you make the most of your visit.

La Paz City & Walking Tours

La Paz City Walking Tour Market Chilli Seller

We have several options for La Paz city tours, from the standard La Paz walking tour in the city center to more extended tours that include the neighboring city of El Alto and a trip on the teleferico on our Off the Beaten Track La Paz City Tour and you can extend your explorations further to also include the Valley of the Moon with a City Tour

Many tourists will just stay in the central area around the Witch's markets, Calle Sagarnaga and El Prado but the city is actually quite varied and it is possible to see some distinct differences between Southern area (Zona Sur)  , the central area and the neighbouring city of El Alto that is located on the plain above the city.

More people are beginning to venture to other parts though now since the opening of the Telefercico cable car system making it faster and easier to reach other parts of the city.

The southern area is clearly more affluent and can in parts resemble a US town whilst the fast growing El Alto is home to a poorer population that has grown partly due to the migration of camposinos from the rural areas looking for work and to improve their lives in a city.

The central part of the city is a mix of old colonial buildings with high rise apartment and office blocks, colorful markets and chaotic traffic and it is also home to many of the best hostel, hotel, restaurants and other attractions.


Sucre City Tour

Sucre City Tour Bolivia

We also offer a City Tour of Sucre, Bolivia's capital city (La Paz is de facto capital and seat of government).

For many this is the most pleasant city in the country and has an extremely well-preserved colonial city centre that has been part of the UNESCO heritage for more than 20 years.

A group of scientists supposedly once said that Sucre has the best weather in the world. Of course that is subjective but Sucre does always seem to be nicely sunny but not too hot.

Make sure you try the famous chocolate from Sucre which is known to be the best in the country and exported around the world.

Tarija City Tour

Tarija City Tour Bolivia

The city of Tarija is most famous as being the wine producing area of Bolivia and its vineyards have been responsible for some fantastic award winning wines in recent years.

Being located closer to the border of Argentina it can sometimes seem to have a bit of a different atmosphere to the rest of Bolivia, feeling more laid back than its other cities.

We arrange guided tours of Tarija City that depart twice daily monday to friday (weekends are for drinking wine!) 

 

Santa Cruz City Tour

Santa Cruz City Tour Bolivia


Santa Cruz de la Sierra is the largest city of the country and is located in the tropical lowlands in Eastern Bolivia.

This city is often skipped by tourists as the most common attractions are located on the La Paz/Andean side of the country, but it's definitely worth a visit if you have the time.

Contrary to most other cities the central part of Santa Cruz actually seems quieter and more like a small town than you would expect from the country's largest city. This is due to laws banning the construction of buildings over a certain height in the center and it cuased the city to grow outwards in a ring format.

When visiting the city you should make sure you try some of its famous "masitas" or traditional baked goods - a favourite of ours is the yuca cheese snack called Cuñape of which the best ones are found in Santa Cruz.

Our Santa Cruz City Tour includes a masitia for you to try plus give you all the background history of this interesting city.

 

City & Walking Tours

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  • City Tour - La Paz Off The Beaten Track

    A unique city tour on foot that will not only show you the usual parts of the city such as the the historic government and financial districts but also take you to parts other tours do not and mingle with the locals, walk in the colorful markets, visit the fast growing city of El Alto above La Paz and travel on the Teleferico (the new cable car system).

    $30.00
  • City Tour - La Paz Morning Walking Tour

    A perfect tour for those wishing to experience the city on foot but are short on time. We will take you to parts of the city such as the historic government and financial districts. Learn about the infamous San Pedro prison, experience the witches market walk in the colorful markets, travel on a local "chicken bus" and see the city from a 360-degree Killi-killi viewpoint above the city.

    $15.00
  • City Tour - La Paz Off The Beaten Track & Moon Valley

    A unique city tour on foot that will not only show you the usual parts of the city such as the the historic government and financial districts but also take you to parts other tours do not and mingle with the locals, walk in the colorful markets, visit the fast growing city of El Alto above La Paz and travel on the Teleferico (the new cable car system). This tour is an extended version of the Off the Beaten Track tour that takes in the Moon Valley and Southern Zone.

    $46.00
  • City Tour - Santa Cruz de la Sierra

    The ideal tour for those who wish to experience the city of Santa Cruz but are short on time! This tour can leave daily with a minimum of two people and price changes according to the group size. It is more than just a standard city tour as the itinerary can be flexible and can be changed according to your interests. Please let us know if you have anything in mind you really want to see in Santa Cruz and we will try to customize the tour as much as we can.

    $30.00
  • City Tour - Sucre

    Sucre is the capital city of Bolivia and is known as The White City due to the predominant colour of its extremely well-preserved colonial buildings. Here is where Bolivia was founded. Sucre is also home to the best chocolate factories and to the site with the highest amount of dinosaur's footprints in the world. It has been part of the UNESCO heritage ever since 1991. Pickup from your accommodation is included.

    $25.00
  • City Tour - Tarija

    Take this city tour and explore the city of Tarija with the help of a knowledgeable guide. This half day tour includes the visit to the famous Casa Dorada as well as to two of the most important museums of the city. Pickup from your accommodation is included. Two departures per day except for Saturday afternoon and Sundays.

    $25.00