Oruro is home to the world-famous Oruro Carnival - one of the largest and most colorful cultural events in all of South America - and nearby the flamingo filled Lake Poopo. Although unfortunately in 2016 the what was once Bolivia second largest lake completely dried up - an unfortunate reminder of the many enviromental problems that are having devastating effects around the world.
Urmiri is in the department of Oruro about a 2-hour drive from La Paz and has wonderful natural hot springs that are said to cure many ailments - very popular with La Paz locals on weekends.
Sajama National park is home to Sajama mountain - the highest mountain in Bolivia - and visits to the area offer a wonderful insight in traditional life in the countryside as well as stunning Andean sceneries.
The Oruro Carnival 2018 of Bolivia is the biggest cultural event of the year and possibly the largest of all the Andean festivals. It is a fascinating display of colorful costumes and traditional Bolivian dances that is attended by tens of thousands of people from around the world. This is a day trip that starts from and returns to La Paz.
This is an incredible 5 day trip that starts from La Paz and takes you down to the Uyuni salt flats passing through the amazing Sajama National Park and the seldom visited Coipasa salt desert. This tour includes English-speaking guide and is a new alternative to the classic salt flats tours. You can choose between three different levels of accommodations, from basic lodges to the Tayka Hotels. Price depends on groups size.
This 4 day climb of Mount Sajama is a chance to climb the highest mountain in Bolivia at an altitude of 6549 meters. This is not a technical climb and can be attempted by well acclimatised beginners.
Explore the incredible Bolivian high plain, marvel at Bolivia's highest mountain, natural hot springs and Andean Wildlife. A real off the beaten track adventure
The shorter version of the Sajama National Park 3 day tour. Explore the incredible Bolivian high plain, marvel at Bolivia's highest mountain, natural hot springs and Andean Wildlife. A real off the beaten track adventure.
A great relaxing weekend out of La Paz - Urmiri thermal centre and its natural hot springs are waiting for you. Price varies according to room type.