13 days in Bolivia & Sao Paulo Itinerary

13 days in Bolivia & Sao Paulo Itinerary

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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La Paz, Bolivia
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Cochabamba, Bolivia
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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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La Paz, Bolivia
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Sao Paulo, Brazil

— 1 night

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, then stop by Liberdade, and then walk around Parque Ibirapuera.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sao Paulo road trip planner.

Natal to Sao Paulo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Natal in October, with highs in Sao Paulo at 30°C and lows at 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for La Paz.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

La Paz, Bolivia

— 1 night

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): make a trip to Calle Sagarnaga, make a trip to Mi Teleferico, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the La Paz trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to La Paz takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sao Paulo to La Paz due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in October: highs in La Paz hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cochabamba.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors · Tours

Cochabamba, Bolivia

— 6 nights

City of Eternal Spring

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.
Cochabamba is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to El Cristo de la Concordia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Sebastian, steep yourself in history at Palacio Portales, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tunari.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cochabamba tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from La Paz to Cochabamba by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from La Paz in October: highs in Cochabamba hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Cochabamba

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

— 1 night
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.
On the 20th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Sacro "Monsenor Carlos Geriche Suarez", admire the natural beauty at Guembe, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Artecampo.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz trip maker app.

Getting from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cochabamba in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Santa Cruz, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Museums

La Paz, Bolivia

— 1 night

City that Touches the Sky

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our La Paz trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Santa Cruz to La Paz takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Cruz in October, expect La Paz to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 1°C. You'll set off for Sao Paulo on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in La Paz

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Sao Paulo, Brazil

— 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, then walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then stop by Liberdade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, then get a taste of the local shopping with Paulista Avenue, and then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sao Paulo trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from La Paz to Sao Paulo in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Bolivia Time (BOT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from La Paz in October, you will find days in Sao Paulo are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are much hotter (20°C). You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Bolivia travel guide

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Landmarks · Geologic Formations · Specialty Museums
Tibet of the Americas
If you're an adventurous tourist, consider adding a Bolivia vacation to your travel itinerary. A land of rainforests, Andean glaciers, high altitude cities, and rushing rivers, Bolivia remains one of the most remote countries in the Western Hemisphere. With 60 percent of the population made up of indigenous peoples, native cultures permeate thecountry's music, architecture, and arts, as well as local folklore and traditions. Traveling in Bolivia you can experience diverse wildlife and ecosystems, learn about the country's rich history, try out its distinctive cuisine, and practice your Spanish with the locals, known for their clean and easy-to-understand accent.