31 days in Bolivia Itinerary

31 days in Bolivia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Bolivia trip planner

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Santa Cruz
— 4 nights
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Cochabamba
— 3 nights
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Sucre
— 5 nights
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Tupiza
— 2 nights
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Uyuni
— 4 nights
Fly to El Alto International Airport, Drive to Milluni
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Milluni
— 1 night
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Copacabana
— 3 nights
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Tiwanaku
— 1 night
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La Paz
— 7 nights
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Santa Cruz

— 4 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.
Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Amboro National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Guembe, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Sacro "Monsenor Carlos Geriche Suarez", get engrossed in the history at Iglesias de la Chiquitania, and wander the streets of Samaipata.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Santa Cruz driving holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Santa Cruz is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Santa Cruz, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in February, things will get much warmer in Santa Cruz: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Cochabamba.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Cochabamba

— 3 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: pause for some photo ops at El Cristo de la Concordia, admire the verdant scenery at Valle Alto, head outdoors with andesXtremo, and stroll around Parque de la Familia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cochabamba trip planner.

Fly from Santa Cruz to Cochabamba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Cruz in March, things will get a bit cooler in Cochabamba: highs are around 32°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sucre.

Things to do in Cochabamba

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Sucre

— 5 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.
Sucre is known for historic sites, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, don't miss a visit to Plaza 25 de Mayo, admire the landmark architecture of Church of San Felipe Neri (Oratorio de San Felipe de Neri), and stroll the grounds of General Cemetery.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Sucre online trip maker.

Fly from Cochabamba to Sucre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cochabamba, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sucre, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tupiza.

Things to do in Sucre

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Tupiza

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Puerta del Diablo and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

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Traveling by car from Sucre to Tupiza takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Uyuni.

Things to do in Tupiza

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Uyuni

— 4 nights
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Go for a jaunt from Uyuni to Potosi to see Pueblo Pulacayo about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Salar de Uyuni, appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenida Ferroviaria, get impressive views of Tunupa Volcano, and head off the coast to Isla Incahuasi.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Uyuni trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tupiza to Uyuni takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Uyuni sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Milluni.

Things to do in Uyuni

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Milluni

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll through Chacaltaya Ski Resort and then take in the awesome beauty at Huayna Potosi.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Milluni journey planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Uyuni to Milluni. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Copacabana.

Things to do in Milluni

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Copacabana

— 3 nights
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 trails, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Isla del Sol, don't miss a visit to Avenida 6 de Agosto, explore the activities along Lake Titicaca, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Copacabana route builder app.

Getting from Milluni to Copacabana by car takes about 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tiwanaku.

Things to do in Copacabana

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · 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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): delve into the distant past at Puma Punku, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and then delve into the distant past at Tiwanaku.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tiwanaku trip planner.

Drive from Copacabana to Tiwanaku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to La Paz.

Things to do in Tiwanaku

Historic Sites

Side Trip

La Paz

— 7 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. The adventure continues: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, make a trip to Mercado de Las Brujas, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Killi Killi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Francisco.

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You can drive from Tiwanaku to La Paz in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · 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.