8 days in Bolivia Itinerary

8 days in Bolivia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Sucre
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Potosi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Uyuni
— 1 night
Fly
4
La Paz
— 3 nights
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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 26th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, then examine the collection at Museo del Tesoro, then don't miss a visit to Plaza 25 de Mayo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Church of San Felipe Neri (Oratorio de San Felipe de Neri). On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at General Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Recoleta, then stop by Casa de Turismo, and finally get engrossed in the history at House of Liberty Museum - Casa de la Libertad.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Sucre trip itinerary app.

Charlotte, USA to Sucre is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Bolivia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in May; daily highs in Sucre reach 69°F and lows reach 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Potosi.

Things to do in Sucre

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Potosi

— 1 night

Ville Imperial

One of the highest cities in the world at 4,090 m (13,420 ft), Potosi actually rose to fame for something below the ground.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Teresa Convent Museum - Convento Museo Santa Teresa and then go deep underground at Cerro Rico.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Potosi online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Sucre to Potosi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sucre in May; daily highs in Potosi reach 60°F and lows reach 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Uyuni.

Things to do in Potosi

Historic Sites

Uyuni

— 1 night
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at Train Cemetery, examine the collection 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.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Uyuni road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Potosi to Uyuni takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Potosi in May: highs in Uyuni hover around 37°F, while lows dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to fly to La Paz.

Things to do in Uyuni

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

La Paz

— 3 nights

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 30th (Sun): make a trip to Calle Sagarnaga, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and then don't miss a visit to Mirador Killi Killi. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Mercado de Las Brujas, then make a trip to Mi Teleferico, then examine the collection at National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore, and finally catch some excitement at Andean Culture Distillery.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the La Paz online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Uyuni to La Paz by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Uyuni in May, you will find days in La Paz are warmer (59°F), and nights are little chillier (29°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in La Paz

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Adventure

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.