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
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cerro Calvario and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Titicaca. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Isla del Sol.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and 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 when traveling from New York City to Copacabana is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Tiwanaku.

Things to do in Copacabana

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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 3rd (Tue), take an unorthodox tour of Puma Punku and then contemplate the long history of Tiwanaku.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tiwanaku trip planning site.

Drive from Copacabana to Tiwanaku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tiwanaku are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough 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 5th (Thu) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Francisco.

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

Traveling by car from Tiwanaku to La Paz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in August, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can fly to Uyuni.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Uyuni

— 2 nights
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
On the 8th (Sun), examine the collection at Train Cemetery and then see Off-Road Tours. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo de la Llama y la Sal, then take in the dramatic natural features at Salar de Uyuni, and then make a trip to Plaza Arce.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Uyuni road trip tool.

You can fly from La Paz to Uyuni in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from La Paz in August, you will find days in Uyuni are a bit cooler (44°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (43°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sucre.

Things to do in Uyuni

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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 10th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Recoleta, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, and then don't miss a visit to Cal Orck'o. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Plaza 25 de Mayo, get engrossed in the history at House of Liberty Museum - Casa de la Libertad, then browse the exhibits of Museum of the Cathedral - Museo de la Catedral, and finally shop like a local with Casa de Turismo.

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You can drive from Uyuni to Sucre in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Uyuni in August, you will find days in Sucre are much hotter (70°F), and nights are about the same (42°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight 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 12th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Amboro National Park.

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You can fly from Sucre to Santa Cruz in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sucre in August, expect nights in Santa Cruz to be much hotter, around 64°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Nature

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.