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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 Half-Day Walking Tour

2. 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.

La Paz City Tour with Moon Valley

3. 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.

Private City tour, Cable Car and Moon Valley

4. 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

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What people are saying about The Witches' Market

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 171 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

Great walking tour. Mixture of history, culture and politics.