Saturday, September 18, 2021

Destinations in Bolivia

South AmericaBoliviaDestinations in Bolivia

Regions

  • Altiplano (La Paz, Oruro, Potosí)
  • Sub-Andean Bolivia (Cochabamba, Chuquisaca, Tarija)
  • Tropical lowlands (Santa Cruz, Beni, Pando)

Cities

  • La Paz – the administrative capital and seat of government
  • Cochabamba – the third largest city in the country, with a pleasant, temperate climate.
  • Oruro – famous for its carnival
  • Potosí – once one of the richest cities in the world thanks to its silver mines.
  • Santa Cruz – the second largest and richest city in Bolivia
  • Sucre – the constitutional capital and seat of the judiciary
  • Tarija – The wine festival takes place every year in Tarija.

Other destinations

  • Chacaltaya and Huayna Potosi – the highest ski resort in the world and the most popular mountain climb in Bolivia.
  • Isla del Sol – Located in the southern part of Lake Titicaca. An isolated island in the middle of the lake. Stunning landscapes and ancient ruins from the Inca period make this place a place of tranquillity.
  • Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos – six isolated towns in the Gran Chaco founded by the Jesuits in the 17th and 18th centuries. They were founded in the 17th and 18th centuries. The area where the towns are located is called Chiquitania and is worth visiting not only for the missions but also for the natural beauty.
  • Madidi National Park – located a few kilometres north of Apolo, is one of the largest biodiversity reserves in the world. Its humid tropical climate has produced one of the most forested areas in Bolivia.
  • Noel Kempff Mercado National Park – an incredibly remote and even more incredibly beautiful Amazonian park, home to the stunning Cataratas Arcoiris waterfall.
  • Quime – A lively and friendly mountain village surrounded by the high mountains of the Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, between La Paz and Cochabamba, with mines, waterfalls, indigenous cloud forest and 31 Aimara Indian communities. Exploration routes. The easiest to reach from the cities in the Bolivian valley.
  • Sajama National Park – beautiful Andean scenery and Bolivia’s highest mountain, Nevada Sajama.
  • Salar de Uyuni – spectacular scenery along the world’s largest salt desert
  • Sorata – a destination for hikers, also close to the San Pedro caves, which contain a beautiful lagoon.
  • Tiwanaku – Ancient Ruins, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The Yungas region can be reached by bike on the Camino de Muerte, the world’s most dangerous route through spectacular jungle cliffs, or on foot on the El Choro trek, which crosses the climates from La Paz to Coroico.