18 days in Bolivia Itinerary

18 days in Bolivia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  27 h
1
La Paz
— 3 nights
Bus:  3 h
2
Copacabana
— 1 night
+4
Bus + Taxi + travelMode.name.cable_car + Bus + Fly:  12 h 15 min
3
Sucre
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Tupiza
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Uyuni
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
La Paz
— 3 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

3
nights
La Paz

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. There's much more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, don't miss a visit to Mercado de Las Brujas, steep yourself in history at Tiwanaku, and have fun at Urban Rush Bolivia.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read La Paz vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to La Paz is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 14 hours traveling from Sydney to La Paz due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect nights in La Paz to be colder, around 1°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Copacabana.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Mi Teleferico ©
Mi Teleferico
WMDR Yungas Road ©
WMDR Yungas Road

1
night
Copacabana

Copacabana
The town of Copacabana represents the largest Bolivian settlement on the shore of Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in the continent.
To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Copacabana vacation builder.

You can take a bus from La Paz to Copacabana in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Sucre.

Things to do in Copacabana

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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2
nights
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.
Sucre is known for historic sites, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at House of Liberty Museum - Casa de la Libertad, explore the world behind art at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Recoleta, and explore the galleries of Museum of the Cathedral - Museo de la Catedral.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Sucre online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Copacabana to Sucre takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tupiza.

Things to do in Sucre

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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House of Liberty Museum - Casa de la Libertad ©
Cal Orck'o ©
Cal Orck'o
Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR ©
Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR

1
night
Tupiza

The southwestern mining town of Tupiza, near the Argentine border, reminisces of the wild west, and is supposedly the place where Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid faced their demise after a long string of bank robberies.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see Off-Road Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tupiza holiday maker.

Drive from Sucre to Tupiza in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Uyuni.

Things to do in Tupiza

Tours Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours

3
nights
Uyuni

Uyuni ©
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Go for a jaunt from Uyuni to Colchani to see Museo de la Llama y la Sal about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Salar de Uyuni, learn more about the world around you at Museo Arquecologia y Antropologico de los Andes Meridionales, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Cristobal Lipez, and see the interesting displays at Train Cemetery.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Uyuni trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tupiza to Uyuni takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Uyuni are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Uyuni

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Museo de la Llama y la Sal
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Salar de Uyuni ©
Salar de Uyuni
Isla Incahuasi ©
Isla Incahuasi
Train Cemetery ©
Train Cemetery

3
nights
La Paz

See some other sides of La Paz: take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Moon, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore, admire the striking features of Iglesia de San Francisco, and squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the La Paz driving holiday app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Uyuni to La Paz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Uyuni in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in La Paz: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in La Paz

Tours Parks Nature
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Walking tours
Valley of the Moon ©
Valley of the Moon
Food Tours

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