Bolivia tours are full of opportunities that present you with sweeping views, centuries of culture, high mountain lakes, and salt flats that stretch as far as the eye can see. Traveling here is an adventure that shows you the diverse terrain of a country that hasn’t been overwhelmed with tourism. Keep reading to know the 4 must see Places to discover when on a Bolivia tour.
Lake Titicaca is one of the most visited sites in the country, and for good reason. The lake is home to Ilsa de Sol-an island that is sacred as Inca legend say that this was the place where the sun was born. Boat trips from the resort town of Copacabana take you to the island where Inca ruins and high-altitude trails make the trip worthwhile.
La Paz is the unofficial capital of the country where colonial neighborhoods, indigenous markets, and Spanish-era churches decorated with both Catholic and indigenous symbols reveal the intriguing blend of cultures and traditions. It’s a place to people watch, soak in the rich history and grab a bite at one of the city’s outstanding eateries.
Bolivia tours to Salar de Uyuni are treks that astound and amaze. When the world’s largest salt flat floods, the water reflects the blue sky and clouds above-creating a stunning reflection that is an incredible sight.
On one edge of the 4000 square mile flat is a train cemetery, where more than a 100 locomotives sit empty-hollowed out by the salt winds in the air. The cars were left after a plan to extend the county’s train lines fell apart and local mining companies found other ways to ship their goods.
Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve and Siloli Desert
The highest and largest stretch of high plateau outside Tibet, the Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve is home to towering volcanoes, expansive lagoons, and landscapes that belong in paintings by Salvador Dali.
The Siloli Desert in just as striking-desert roads put you in landscapes that are out of this world, making a trip here an exploration that startles and surprises. Mud pots and fumaroles, red lakes, and lagoons at the base of volcanoes bring the country into vibrant focus.