13 days in Bolivia Itinerary

13 days in Bolivia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Bolivia travel planner

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Fly
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La Paz
— 4 nights
Fly
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Uyuni
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Sucre
— 2 nights
Fly to La Paz, Bus to Copacabana
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Copacabana
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Tiwanaku
— 2 nights
Drive to El Alto International Airport, Fly to Denver

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La Paz

— 4 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. There's much more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, make a trip to Mercado de Las Brujas, admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia de San Francisco, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the La Paz online vacation planner.

Denver, USA to La Paz is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Bolivia Time (BOT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in La Paz are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Uyuni.

Things to do in La Paz

Tours · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Uyuni

— 2 nights
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
On the 10th (Sat), examine the collection at Train Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Museo de la Llama y la Sal, then explore the striking landscape at Salar de Uyuni, and finally make a trip to Plaza Arce. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see a world frozen in time at Pueblo Pulacayo and then head off the coast to Isla Incahuasi.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Uyuni trip itinerary builder.

Getting from La Paz to Uyuni by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from La Paz in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Uyuni, with highs around 48°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Sucre.

Things to do in Uyuni

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sucre

— 2 nights

City of the Four Names

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Museum of the Cathedral - Museo de la Catedral, view the masterpieces at Arte y Cultura Sucre Galeria, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, then engage your brain at Museo del Tesoro, and finally make a trip to Plaza 25 de Mayo. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of House of Liberty Museum - Casa de la Libertad, then get outside with La Maja, and then make a trip to Cal Orck'o.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sucre itinerary maker website.

Getting from Uyuni to Sucre by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Uyuni in April, plan for much warmer days and about the same nights in Sucre: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Copacabana.

Things to do in Sucre

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Copacabana

— 2 nights
The town of Copacabana represents the largest Bolivian settlement on the shore of Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in the continent.
On the 14th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana and then explore the activities along Lake Titicaca. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Isla De La Luna and then trek along Isla del Sol.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Copacabana trip builder site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Sucre to Copacabana in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tiwanaku.

Things to do in Copacabana

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Tiwanaku

— 2 nights
Tiwanaku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia.The site was first recorded in written history by Spanish conquistador Pedro Cieza de León. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Puma Punku and then contemplate the long history of Tiwanaku.

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Traveling by car from Copacabana to Tiwanaku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Tiwanaku, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tiwanaku

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bolivia travel guide

4.2
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.