18 days in Bolivia Itinerary

18 days in Bolivia Itinerary

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18 days in Bolivia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  27​h
1
La Paz
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
2
Copacabana
— 1 night
Drive:  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. The adventure continues: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, have fun at Urban Rush Bolivia, delve into the distant past at Tiwanaku, and don't miss a visit to Mercado de Las Brujas.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the La Paz road trip planning app .

Sydney, Australia to La Paz is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to La Paz is minus 14 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in La Paz, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catcht the 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 find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Copacabana trip planner .

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 museums, historic sites, classes, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, explore the stunning scenery at Icla Canyon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Museum of the Cathedral - Museo de la Catedral, and don't miss a visit to Plaza 25 de Mayo.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sucre using our trip planner.

You can drive from Copacabana to Sucre in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Sucre can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 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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Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR ©
Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR
Cal Orck'o ©
Cal Orck'o
Plaza 25 de Mayo ©
Plaza 25 de Mayo

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tupiza trip itinerary app .

Drive from Sucre to Tupiza in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Museo de la Llama y la Sal in Colchani (about 54 minutes away). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Salar de Uyuni, step off the mainland to explore Isla Incahuasi, see Off-Road Tours, and see the interesting displays at Train Cemetery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Uyuni sightseeing planner .

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

La Paz ©
See even more of La Paz: take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Moon, make a trip to Calle Sagarnaga, take in the awesome beauty at Huayna Potosi, and stroll around Plaza del Monticulo.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the La Paz day trip planner.

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. While traveling from Uyuni, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in La Paz, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in La Paz

Parks Tours Nature
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Valley of the Moon ©
Valley of the Moon
Food Tours
Huayna Potosi ©
Huayna Potosi

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