9 days in La Paz & Uyuni Itinerary

9 days in La Paz & Uyuni Itinerary

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La Paz
— 5 nights
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Uyuni
— 3 nights
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La Paz

— 5 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Paz: Huayna Potosi (in Milluni), Tiwanaku (in Tiwanaku) and Chacaltaya Ski Resort (in Milluni). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Mi Teleferico, admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia de San Francisco, head outdoors with Chacaltaya, and look for gifts at Mistura - Manifestacion Creativa.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our La Paz trip maker tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is El Alto International Airport. March in La Paz sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Uyuni.

Things to do in La Paz

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Uyuni

— 3 nights
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Expediciones Empexsa Day Tours, Quechua Connection 4wd and Tunupa Volcano. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): see the top attractions with Expediciones Empexsa Day Tours, get impressive views of Tunupa Volcano, see Quechua Connection 4wd, then head off the coast to Isla Incahuasi, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Salar de Uyuni. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Train Cemetery.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Uyuni travel planner.

Traveling by flight from La Paz to Uyuni takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from La Paz in March, expect nights in Uyuni to be somewhat warmer, around 46°F, while days are slightly colder, around 50°F. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Uyuni

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors