10 days in Bolivia Itinerary

10 days in Bolivia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Bolivia holiday planner
Make it your trip
— 2 nights
La Paz
— 3 nights
— 1 night
Santa Cruz
— 2 nights


Sucre — 2 nights

City of the Four Names

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.
On the 18th (Thu), engage your brain at Museo del Tesoro, explore the world behind art at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, get engrossed in the history at House of Liberty Museum - Casa de la Libertad, examine the collection at Templo-Museo "San Francisco de Asis", then stop by Inca Pallay Shop, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Museum of the Cathedral - Museo de la Catedral. Keep things going the next day: ponder the design of Fuente del Bicentenario, then see the interesting displays at MUSEF ETNOGRAFIA Y FOLKLORE, and then take in the exciting artwork at Arte y Cultura Sucre Galeria.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sucre day trip planner.

Baku, Azerbaijan to Sucre is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Azerbaijan Standard Time to Bolivia Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Baku in August; daily highs in Sucre reach 24°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to La Paz.
Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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La Paz — 3 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo de Textiles Andinos Bolivianos and Museo de Metales Preciosos. Let the collections at National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore and Casa Museo Solon capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, make a trip to Mercado de Las Brujas, look for gifts at Mistura - Manifestacion Creativa, and get a sense of history and politics at Centro de Informacion Turistica.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the La Paz trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Sucre to La Paz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sucre in August, with highs in La Paz at 18°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can fly to Uyuni.
Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping
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Uyuni — 1 night

Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
On the 23rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Train Cemetery, then examine the collection at Museo de la Llama y la Sal, then take in the dramatic natural features at Salar de Uyuni, and finally make a trip to Plaza Arce.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Uyuni day trip planning site.

Fly from La Paz to Uyuni in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from La Paz in August, you will find days in Uyuni are little chillier (7°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Santa Cruz.
Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trip
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Santa Cruz — 2 nights

More populous than the capital and La Paz, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, Santa Cruz has become a thriving commercial center, yet retained some of the trappings of tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stop by La Vinotek and then explore the galleries of Iglesias de la Chiquitania.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Cruz trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Uyuni to Santa Cruz in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Uyuni in August, expect Santa Cruz to be much warmer, temps between 33°C and 20°C. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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Bolivia travel guide

Landmarks · Geologic Formations · Specialty Museums
Tibet of the Americas
If you're an adventurous tourist, consider adding a Bolivia vacation to your travel itinerary. A land of rainforests, Andean glaciers, high altitude cities, and rushing rivers, Bolivia remains one of the most remote countries in the Western Hemisphere. With 60 percent of the population made up of indigenous peoples, native cultures permeate thecountry's music, architecture, and arts, as well as local folklore and traditions. Traveling in Bolivia you can experience diverse wildlife and ecosystems, learn about the country's rich history, try out its distinctive cuisine, and practice your Spanish with the locals, known for their clean and easy-to-understand accent.