WMDR Yungas Road, La Paz

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#3 of 155 in Outdoors in Bolivia
Must see · Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
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Though many people refer to WMDR Yungas Road as "Death Road," the unforgettable views prove a perennial attraction that you may find worth the risk. Considered the most dangerous road in the world, the mountainous highway between La Paz and Coroico claims the lives of up to 300 tourists every year, as buses and mountain bikes regularly fall off its unguarded edges. You can travel the road in a bus, or take matters into your own hands with a mountain bike trip led by experienced guides. However you choose to brave the infamous road, make sure you go with a reputable tour company. Plan to visit WMDR Yungas Road during your La Paz vacation using our convenient La Paz day trip tool.
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  • Saw the info on Jiwakis website and my first thought was- oh great, a tourist hoax/trap. You bike right next to a deep ten meter ditch- vhoaa- scary… But yet again I was proven wrong and wrong I was.....  more
    Saw the info on Jiwakis website and my first thought was- oh great, a tourist hoax/trap. You bike right next to a deep ten meter ditch- vhoaa- scary… But yet again I was proven wrong and wrong I was.....  more »
  • I have been there with Barrow Biking on a tour. Lui, Daniel and Ricardo were really nice with us. The landscape worth it. Maybe to pay attention to the bike status, some are a bit "really" used... 
    I have been there with Barrow Biking on a tour. Lui, Daniel and Ricardo were really nice with us. The landscape worth it. Maybe to pay attention to the bike status, some are a bit "really" used...  more »

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