9 days in Bolivia Itinerary

9 days in Bolivia Itinerary

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9 days in Bolivia Itinerary

Sao Paulo
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Sucre
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 15​min
Uyuni
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Fly + Drive + bus:  6​h 45​min
Copacabana
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
La Paz
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
Sao Paulo

1
day
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
More populous than the capital and La Paz, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, Santa Cruz has become a thriving commercial center, yet retained some of the trappings of tradition.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de la Inmaculada Concepcion and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Santa Cruz.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz online route planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Santa Cruz is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Santa Cruz, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sucre.

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Biocentro Guembe Mariposario ©
Biocentro Guembe Mariposario
Plaza 24 de Septiembre ©
Plaza 24 de Septiembre
Catedral de Santa Cruz ©
Catedral de Santa Cruz

1
day
Sucre

Sucre ©
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.
On the 10th (Thu), make a trip to Cal Orck'o, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Tesoro, then make a trip to Plaza 25 de Mayo, and finally take an in-depth tour of House of Liberty Museum - Casa de la Libertad.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sucre trip planning app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Santa Cruz to Sucre in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Cruz in May, you will find days in Sucre are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are much colder (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Uyuni.

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Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR ©
Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR
Cal Orck'o ©
Cal Orck'o

1
day
Uyuni

Uyuni ©
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): head off the coast to Isla Incahuasi and then take in the dramatic natural features at Salar de Uyuni.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Uyuni trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Sucre to Uyuni in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Sucre in May: highs in Uyuni hover around 3°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Copacabana.

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Salar de Uyuni ©
Salar de Uyuni
Isla Incahuasi ©
Isla Incahuasi

1
day
Copacabana

Copacabana ©
The town of Copacabana represents the largest Bolivian settlement on the shore of Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in the continent.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Copacabana Cathedral.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Copacabana tour itinerary builder .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Uyuni to Copacabana in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to La Paz.

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Isla del Sol ©
Isla del Sol
Copacabana Cathedral
Copacabana Cathedral

3
days
La Paz

La Paz ©
Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
La Paz is known for historic sites, nature, scenic drive, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Tiwanaku, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Francisco, take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Moon, and make a trip to Plaza Murillo.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the La Paz travel planner .

Traveling by car from Copacabana to La Paz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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Mi Teleferico ©
Mi Teleferico
Tiwanaku ©
Tiwanaku
Valley of the Moon ©
Valley of the Moon

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