14 days in Bolivia Itinerary

14 days in Bolivia Itinerary

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Fly to La Paz, Bus to San Pablo de Tiquina, Ferry to Copacabana
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Copacabana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tiwanaku
— 1 night
Drive
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La Paz
— 4 nights
Fly
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Uyuni
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sucre
— 2 nights
Fly
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Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
Fly

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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 5th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Cerro Calvario and then explore the activities along Lake Titicaca. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Isla del Sol.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Copacabana trip planner.

New York City, USA to Copacabana is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Bolivia Time is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tiwanaku.

Things to do in Copacabana

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Tiwanaku

— 1 night
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. On the 7th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Puma Punku and then delve into the distant past at Tiwanaku.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tiwanaku vacation maker website.

Getting from Copacabana to Tiwanaku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in August, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to La Paz.

Things to do in Tiwanaku

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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 (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. There's still lots to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, make a trip to Mi Teleferico, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and stroll around Valley of the Moon.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the La Paz trip planner.

You can drive from Tiwanaku to La Paz in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in La Paz sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can fly to Uyuni.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Nature

Uyuni

— 2 nights
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at Train Cemetery and then see Off-Road Tours. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo de la Llama y la Sal, take in the dramatic natural features at Salar de Uyuni, and then make a trip to Plaza Arce.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Uyuni day trip planning tool.

Fly from La Paz to Uyuni in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from La Paz in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Uyuni, with highs around 7°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sucre.

Things to do in Uyuni

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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.
On the 14th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Recoleta, then examine the collection at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, and then make a trip to Cal Orck'o. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Plaza 25 de Mayo, then get engrossed in the history at House of Liberty Museum - Casa de la Libertad, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Museum of the Cathedral - Museo de la Catedral, and finally shop like a local with Casa de Turismo.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sucre trip planner.

Traveling by car from Uyuni to Sucre takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Uyuni, expect much hotter days and about the same nights in Sucre, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Sucre

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Santa Cruz

— 2 nights
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 16th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Amboro National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Sucre to Santa Cruz by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sucre in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Santa Cruz: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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.