La Paz, Bolivia
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La Paz Half-Day Walking Tour

1. La Paz Half-Day Walking Tour

Discover La Paz like a local on a 2.5 to 3-hour walking tour with an English-speaking guide. Learn more about the history, culture and traditions of the city and its people, such as why the women wear such amazing hats and why there are zebras on the streets! Hear why the shoe shiners wear masks, and why there has been so much political turmoil in the city over the years. Visit the Witches' Market to discover what potions you should buy, and get explanations about the beliefs of the people of the Andes. Go to Plaza Murillo to admire the Presidential Palace, National Congress of Bolivia, Cathedral of La Paz and other historic monuments.

Evening Foodie Tour of La Paz

2. Evening Foodie Tour of La Paz

Bolivia is not known for its culinary delicacies, but that's about to change. You can never truly know a place without eating from its table. Here, the food is about where the family meets, where the day’s activity comes to a halt and life’s simple pleasures are appreciated. It's all about warm, hearty cuisine from warm and hearty people. This evening tour will leave your stomach, mind and soul full. You will not only learn about the best of Bolivian cuisine but also the stories about the people behind all the ingredients. The tour starts at 18:00 PM featuring tastes from the best local restaurants (which have been inspected for cleanliness and proper food handling) and passing by La Paz’s many unique markets, historical monuments and sights. Finishing the tour with a drink and some fun conversation at one of La Paz’s most interesting café bars.

La Paz: Cable Car Ride Tour with Food Tasting

3. La Paz: Cable Car Ride Tour with Food Tasting

Explore La Paz from a unique perspective as you travel around the city in a cable car. You will switch between 5 different lines and have the opportunity to see impressive buildings, the imposing Illimani Hill and much more. Head to the southern area of the city and visit Moon Valley, famous for its other-worldly volcanic lava formations, where you can admire beautiful Andean plants and animals. Once back on solid ground, enjoy a walking tour of the city in the company of your local guide. Observe the daily life of locals and learn more about the routine, customs and traditions of this beautiful country. Reach the famous Jaen Street where you can sample delicious food and drinks at a local market and admire stunning local clothing before getting dropped off back at your hotel. 

La Paz: Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local

4. La Paz: Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local

Avoid the usual sightseeing tours and discover the beautiful city of La Paz through the eyes of a local host. Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get assigned a local who is passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Meet where you are staying to get familiar with the neighborhood and find out about the best places to eat and drink. Discover hidden gems you might otherwise miss and get tips on the easiest ways to get around. Chat about cultural differences and hear about local events. Learn what it is really like to live in the city. Feel more comfortable navigating your way around on your own and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of the rest of your stay.

Sajama National Park From La Paz

5. Sajama National Park From La Paz

You will be picked up from your hotel in La Paz and then cross the Bolivian altiplano. Visit the Chullpas tombs, many of which still contain skeletal remains. Visit the Church of Curahuara de Carangas, one of the oldest in the continent. Enjoy a packed lunch and then, in the afternoon, head to the town of Sajama. Explore the forest of queñuas, before having dinner and spending the night in the town of Sajama. After enjoying a delicious breakfast, continue your tour with an early visit to the geysers. On the way, you can observe typical Andean fauna, Alpacas, llamas, and Vicuñas, Later, visit some hot springs before returning to La Paz.

La Paz: Full-Day Private City Tour

6. La Paz: Full-Day Private City Tour

La Paz’s rough facade will be broken down on this full-day city tour. You will visit not only the most important points of interest, but will also get off the beaten path to explore some of the city's hidden gems. From the city center to El Alto, you will explore the vast array of life held within the city, which will help you not only get to know and understand the city, but also help you fall in love with it. Market life, political history, Andean cosmovision and everything in between is shared with you on this tour. Starting in the morning, you will first visit the city center. There you will get to know San Pedro, Rodriguez Market, the witches' market, the San Francisco Church and Plaza Murillo and Calle Jaen. Moving on, you will be treated to a local lunch. Following lunch, you will take a "teleferico" (cable car) up to the cemetery, El Alto. Whilst up on the mountain, you will visit a local Shaman, try local food and drink and get to know the real La Paz with a passionate guide who can’t wait to share their city with you.

From La Paz: Lake Titicaca Tour and Zip Line Experience

7. From La Paz: Lake Titicaca Tour and Zip Line Experience

Enjoy personalized service with pick up from your hotel in La Paz. Together with your guide, make your way to the town of Copacabana, where you can observe high Andean landscapes, flora, and fauna. Upon arrival in the village, you can visit the miraculous Lake Titicaca. Take a private boat to Sun Island, where you can enjoy a fresh local meal, prepared by the local inhabitants of the town. After lunch, take a 20-minute walk with your guide to the source of the spring. Visit the Island of the Moon to see ancient cultural relics and constructions that were witnesses to the great Inca Empire. The locals will be able to surprise you with the handmade crafts and the kindness with which they receive their visitors. Finish the visit to Lake Titicaca and return to Copacabana on your private boat. On the way back to La Paz, stop in the Estrecho de Tiquina, two villages that are separated by the waters of Lake Titicaca. Enjoy crossing the waters of Lake Titicaca by zip-line, a unique experience that you are sure to never forget. End your tour with transfer back to La Paz.

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What people are saying about La Paz, Bolivia

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 83 reviews

Excellent tour to get to know more about La Paz. Our guide Max did a great job showing us the main spots of the city and also sharing with us cultural and historical information about Bolivia and La Paz. Totally recommended

Wonderful, very informative tour! I learned so much about La Paz and it's history. This tour was very informative and well worth it.

Daniel was an amazing guide. His knowledge was incredible and his English superb. I will certainly recommend your company

The guide was very friendly and super detailed with all the information. Excellent service and attention

it was a great tour. Guide was very knowledgable and took us to great places. The food was amazing.