57 days in Bolivia Itinerary

57 days in Bolivia Itinerary

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57 days in Bolivia Itinerary

Start: La Paz
1
La Paz
— 8 nights
bus:  3​h
2
Copacabana
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Oruro
— 2 nights
Fly:  45​min
4
Cochabamba
— 7 nights
Fly:  45​min
5
Sucre
— 8 nights
6
Tarija
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + bus + taxi + bus:  6​h
7
Samaipata
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
8
Concepcion
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Santa Cruz
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
10
Uyuni
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Tupiza
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Potosi
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: La Paz

8
nights
La Paz

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Step out of La Paz with an excursion to Puma Punku in Tiahuanaco--about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. There's still lots to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia de San Francisco, explore the ancient world of Tiwanaku, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Huayna Potosi.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our La Paz planning site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to La Paz. In September, daytime highs in La Paz are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Copacabana.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Puma Punku
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Mi Teleferico ©
Mi Teleferico
WMDR Yungas Road ©
WMDR Yungas Road

3
nights
Copacabana

Copacabana ©
The town of Copacabana represents the largest Bolivian settlement on the shore of Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in the continent.
Copacabana is known for nature, historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Isla del Sol, get great views at Cerro Calvario, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana, and step off the mainland to explore Isla De La Luna.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Copacabana trip itinerary maker .

You can take a bus from La Paz to Copacabana in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oruro.

Things to do in Copacabana

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Isla del Sol ©
Isla del Sol
Lake Titicaca ©
Lake Titicaca
Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana
Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana

2
nights
Oruro

Oruro ©
Located about halfway between La Paz and Sucre, the city of Oruro (also known as Uru Uru) sits at an elevation of 3,709 m (12,169 ft) above sea level.
On the 17th (Tue), make a trip to Plaza 10 de Febrero, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanctuary of El Socavon, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Gerardo, then learn more about the world around you at Archaeological Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento a la Virgen del Socavon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Oruro and then don't miss a visit to Las Mina de San Jose.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Oruro trip website .

You can drive from Copacabana to Oruro in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cochabamba.

Things to do in Oruro

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
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Iglesia San Gerardo ©
Iglesia San Gerardo
Monumento a la Virgen del Socavon ©
Monumento a la Virgen del Socavon
Catedral de Oruro ©
Catedral de Oruro

7
nights
Cochabamba

Cochabamba ©
Dynamic and friendly, Cochabamba benefits from a mild climate largely responsible for its Mediterranean lifestyle and nickname the "City of Eternal Spring." An ideal alternative for anyone wishing to escape the chaos of South America's more popular destinations, Cochabamba vacations allow visitors to discover how regular Bolivians live on an everyday basis.
Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Tunari. There's much more to do: make a trip to El Cristo de la Concordia, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Portales, head outdoors with andesXtremo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia y Convento Santa Clara.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cochabamba day trip planning app .

Getting from Oruro to Cochabamba by flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Oruro in September; daily highs in Cochabamba reach 32°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sucre.

Things to do in Cochabamba

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tunari ©
Tunari
El Cristo de la Concordia
El Cristo de la Concordia
Incallajta ©
Incallajta

8
nights
Sucre

Sucre ©
The constitutional capital of Bolivia, Sucre has a well-preserved historic center, with many buildings dating back to the city's founding in the 16th century.
Sucre is known for museums, historic sites, classes, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, explore the stunning scenery at Icla Canyon, explore the galleries of Museum of the Cathedral - Museo de la Catedral, and admire the striking features of Church of San Felipe Neri (Oratorio de San Felipe de Neri).

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sucre route maker .

Traveling by flight from Cochabamba to Sucre takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cochabamba in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Sucre, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tarija.

Things to do in Sucre

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR ©
Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR
Cal Orck'o ©
Cal Orck'o

4
nights
Tarija

Tarija ©
Tarija or San Bernardo de la Frontera de Tarixa is a city in southern Bolivia. Tarija is known for wineries, museums, historic sites, outdoors, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque La Costanera, learn about winemaking at Bodega Campos de Solana, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bodega Casa Real, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Roque.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tarija trip planning website .

You can fly from Sucre to Tarija in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sucre in October, expect Tarija to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Samaipata.

Things to do in Tarija

Outdoors Parks Wineries
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Highlights from your plan
El Camino del Inca ©
El Camino del Inca
Parque La Costanera ©
Parque La Costanera
Plaza Luis de Fuentes ©
Plaza Luis de Fuentes

3
nights
Samaipata

Samaipata ©
Some who come for a holiday in Samaipata fall so head over heels that they never leave.
Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Amboro National Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Che Guevara Trail, do a tasting at Bodegas Landsua, delve into the distant past at Fuerte de Samaipata, and get outside with Centro Ecologico Cuevas.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Samaipata road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Tarija to Samaipata in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Concepcion.

Things to do in Samaipata

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Che Guevara Trail ©
Che Guevara Trail
Fuerte de Samaipata ©
Fuerte de Samaipata
Centro Ecologico Cuevas ©
Centro Ecologico Cuevas

1
night
Concepcion

Concepcion
On the 11th (Fri), admire the architecture and history at Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jesuit Missions.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Concepcion online route planner .

Traveling by car from Samaipata to Concepcion takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Concepcion, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Concepcion

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:

7
nights
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
More populous than the capital and La Paz, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, Santa Cruz has become a thriving commercial center, yet retained some of the trappings of tradition.
Santa Cruz is known for parks, historic sites, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noel Kempff Mercado National Park, make a trip to Plaza 24 de Septiembre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Santa Cruz, and take a stroll around Casa Cultural Melchor Pinto.

Plan my day in Santa Cruz using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Concepcion to Santa Cruz takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Santa Cruz sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Uyuni.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Guembe ©
Guembe
Catedral de Santa Cruz ©
Catedral de Santa Cruz
Plaza 24 de Septiembre ©
Plaza 24 de Septiembre

6
nights
Uyuni

Uyuni ©
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Change things up with a short trip to Museo de la Llama y la Sal in Colchani (about 54 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Salar de Uyuni, contemplate the geological forces at Tunupa Volcano, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and get a new perspective on nature at Museo Arquecologia y Antropologico de los Andes Meridionales.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Uyuni day trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Santa Cruz to Uyuni in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Santa Cruz in October, expect Uyuni to be colder, temps between 8°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Tupiza.

Things to do in Uyuni

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Museo de la Llama y la Sal
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Salar de Uyuni ©
Salar de Uyuni
Isla Incahuasi ©
Isla Incahuasi
Train Cemetery ©
Train Cemetery

2
nights
Tupiza

The southwestern mining town of Tupiza, near the Argentine border, reminisces of the wild west, and is supposedly the place where Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid faced their demise after a long string of bank robberies.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Puerta del Diablo and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. On the next day, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tupiza trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Uyuni to Tupiza in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Potosi.

Things to do in Tupiza

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Puerta del Diablo ©
Puerta del Diablo

5
nights
Potosi

Potosi ©
One of the highest cities in the world at 4,090 m (13,420 ft), Potosi actually rose to fame for something below the ground.
Potosi is known for historic sites, museums, nature, trails, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Cerro Rico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Teresa Convent Museum - Convento Museo Santa Teresa, witness a stunning natural landmark at Ojo del Inca, and get outside with Gruta De Las Galaxias.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Potosi road trip planning website .

You can drive from Tupiza to Potosi in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 0°C. On the 31st (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Potosi

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Tarapaya ©
Tarapaya
Cerro Rico ©
Cerro Rico
Casa Nacional de la Moneda ©
Casa Nacional de la Moneda

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