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La Paz: City Highlights Walking Tour with Cable Car Ride

1. La Paz: City Highlights Walking Tour with Cable Car Ride

Experience the best of La Paz and the neighboring city of El Alto with a comprehensive walking tour. Learn about the fascinating culture as you stroll through traditional squares and markets. Ride the local cable car system for panoramic views of the area from above. Meet your guide at the San Francisco Church and visit the Witches' Market of La Paz. Head over to El Alto to see San Pedro Square and learn the infamous history behind San Pedro Prison. Visit the El Alto Witches' Market, riding several cable car lines during your journey. Head back to La Paz to stroll through the beautiful Jaen Street and step into Plaza Murillo, the main square of the city. Gaze at the cathedral and the government buildings, walk through open-air markets and shops, and finish back at San Francisco Church.

La Paz: Cable Car, Cemetery, Shaman, and El Alto Tour

2. La Paz: Cable Car, Cemetery, Shaman, and El Alto Tour

See La Paz from the sky and explore the alternative side of the city on this off-the-beaten-track tour. Start in the city center and ride the red cable car to El Alto, marveling at the spectacular panoramic views. Stop by the famous cemetery and take in the works of art at its open-air gallery. In El Alto, visit a local shaman and learn about Andean spirituality and healing herbs, as well as having your fortune read in coca leaves. Explore the vibrant neighborhood of El Alto, a district known for its fascinating combination of historical tradition and big-city lifestyles, with an expert local guide. Board another teleférico (cable car) and make your way back to the city center, admiring the incredible views along the way. 

Private City tour, Cable Car and Moon Valley

3. Private City tour, Cable Car and Moon Valley

The best tour in La Paz is in the morning at 8:30 a.m. In the afternoon at 14:30 p.m. First, we go to the mon valley (don't forget sunscreen or hats), after that, we take the cable cars from La Paz to El Alto, and back to La Paz, then Jaen Street, plaza Murillo, San Francisco Church finally the witches market. 1. Moon Valley 2. Cable cars; Yellow - Silver - Red - Orange 3. Jaen Street 4. Plaza Murillo 5. Plaza San Francisco (Church) 6. The Witches Market (the last point) About the time of the tour In the morning we start at 8:30 am and finish at 2:30 pm approximately in the Afternoon we start at 2:30 pm and finish at 6:30 pm approximately

La Paz: Andean Architecture Tour in El Alto

4. La Paz: Andean Architecture Tour in El Alto

Explore the colorful and exuberant architecture of El Alto as you admire the neighborhood's luxurious mansions, also known as cholets, on this daily half-day Andean architecture tour. Discover a fascinating mix of ancient Andean civilization and colorful modern textiles through the kitsch designs of the cholets. Learn more about the bourgeois residents who show their wealth through building these vibrant, futuristic mansions and throwing luxurious parties in them. In the company of a local guide, travel up through the city in a cable car which will allow you to see several different areas of El Alto. You will also have the opportunity to enter one of these cholets and see the vibrant designs throughout its interior. On this tour you will discover not only the breathtaking architecture of the cholets, but also the culture and traditions which they represent. 

La Paz City Tour with Moon Valley

5. La Paz City Tour with Moon Valley

This tour combines walking, cable cars and public transportation to give the best local experience while you visit us! During the tour you will visit the San Francisco church, the witches' market in the city of La Paz, the local markets all around downtown. Afterwards you will have the most amazing bird's-eye view from our Cable cars which will take you to the city of El Alto, here you will not only have the best views and perfect picture spots but you will also be able to check out the witches' market of El Alto which is a bit different than the one in La Paz because you will get so see some of the local witch doctors actually performing rituals. Soon after you will ride the cable cars back down to La Paz but you will go past downtown and into the far south side, you will be able to really see all the different faces La Paz has to offer. Once in the south zone we will take a public car into the Moon Valley and enjoy this place with a short trek and the chance to take awesome pictures. After this we will head back to the city through a different set of cable cars and finally reach the historic center where we will visit the famous street Jaen with all the lovely colonial homes and finish the tour at kilometer 0 of the city, Plaza Murillo, square that is home to our Stunning Cathedral, our Presidential Palace with the brand new moder version of it right behind and our House of Parliament. All this made even better with amount of history, cool facts and cultural information delivered by our super fun and amazing guides.

La Paz: Cable Car Ride Tour with Food Tasting

6. 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: Under The Skin Guided Walking City Tour

7. La Paz: Under The Skin Guided Walking City Tour

The tour starts at 9:00 a.m. at Murillo Square, more precisely in the stone book. Discover amazing and unknown particularities of La Paz City with the best-qualified tour guides. After a traditional paceño snack, visit the downtown, the surroundings of the famous “San Pedro” Prison (making reference to the famous book "Marching Powder"), on the way, pass by the Rodriguez Market (the most antique and big one of the city), where people get their daily living products; and then, take local transportation (minibus) to arrive in a wonderful viewpoint and get some pictures. After that, a trip up the cable car to have a view of the city and appreciate its hugeness, so finally, walk around the mystical Witches' market, where there are llamas' fetuses and the sacred offering to the "Pachamama" (Pachamama is a goddess of the land revered by the indigenous people of the Andes).

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What people are saying about La Paz

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Affordable tour of the city and the cable car system. Fernando had a lot of information to share and did a great job navigating our group through the busy streets in the rain and making sure we were okay.

Wow we had an amazing few hours on this tour! There was only us and another couple so it was really nice. Juan was an amazing tour guide he answered alll of my questions and was really nice.

This was an excellent tour. Our guide was informative and patient. (We talked a lot). He had a lovely manner and showed us more than we expected.

Super guide (fernando I think was his name..very knowledgeable and nice guy also.. thnks a lot!!) So much worrh of the money I paid

Christopher was amazing, so lovely and insightful, overall a great experience and so excited to travel on the teleferico!