WMDR Yungas Road, La Paz

4.5
#2 of 163 in Outdoors in Bolivia
Though many people refer to WMDR Yungas Road as "Death Road," the unforgettable views prove a perennial attraction that you may find worth the risk. Considered the most dangerous road in the world, the mountainous highway between La Paz and Coroico claims the lives of up to 300 tourists every year, as buses and mountain bikes regularly fall off its unguarded edges. You can travel the road in a bus, or take matters into your own hands with a mountain bike trip led by experienced guides. However you choose to brave the infamous road, make sure you go with a reputable tour company. Plan to visit WMDR Yungas Road during your La Paz vacation using our convenient La Paz day trip tool .
Create an itinerary including WMDR Yungas Road
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
WMDR Yungas Road Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
1,955 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Very nice time to travel to Coroico. In winter it is warm and temperate and does not rain. Oranges, citrus are harvested. fresh from the tree to your table.
    View original
  • Death road is not for the faint hearted, or indeed the beginner cyclist; but good if you want a bit of adrenaline and some spectacular views. I went with Barro Biking, who have had mixed reviews in th...  more »
Places to stay near WMDR Yungas Road

Plan your trip to La Paz

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in La Paz

View all >
3.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 4​h
3.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
3.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Hidden gems in La Paz

4.5
Duration: 3​h
4.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 3​h 30​min

Nature in La Paz

5.0
Duration: 8​h
5.0
Duration: 3​h
4.1
Duration: 2​h
4.8
Duration: 30​min

Tours in La Paz

View all >
4.7
Duration: 4​h
4.7
Duration: 3​h
4.0
Duration: 4​h

Winter Sports in La Paz

4.4
Duration: 4​h
4.6
Duration: 4​h
4.1
Duration: 8​h

Outdoors in La Paz

4.8
Duration: 3​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 3​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 3​h 30​min