La Paz, Bolivia
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Our most recommended La Paz, Bolivia Neighborhood Tours

  • La Paz Half-Day Walking Tour

    1. La Paz Half-Day Walking Tour

    Discover La Paz like a local on a 2.5 to 3-hour walking tour with an English-speaking guide. Learn more about the history, culture and traditions of the city and its people, such as why the women wear such amazing hats and why there are zebras on the streets! Hear why the shoe shiners wear masks, and why there has been so much political turmoil in the city over the years. Visit the Witches' Market to discover what potions you should buy, and get explanations about the beliefs of the people of the Andes. Go to Plaza Murillo to admire the Presidential Palace, National Congress of Bolivia, Cathedral of La Paz and other historic monuments.

    Very well done tour. Our guide, Daniel and his partner were excellent. They gave us a good look at the city plus passed on many cultural aspects of Bolivian society. Guides were knowledgeable and presented well in English.

  • Sajama National Park From La Paz

    2. Sajama National Park From La Paz

    You will be picked up from your hotel in La Paz and then cross the Bolivian altiplano. Visit the Chullpas tombs, many of which still contain skeletal remains. Visit the Church of Curahuara de Carangas, one of the oldest in the continent. Enjoy a packed lunch and then, in the afternoon, head to the town of Sajama. Explore the forest of queñuas, before having dinner and spending the night in the town of Sajama. After enjoying a delicious breakfast, continue your tour with an early visit to the geysers. On the way, you can observe typical Andean fauna, Alpacas, llamas, and Vicuñas, Later, visit some hot springs before returning to La Paz.

  • Evening Foodie Tour of La Paz

    3. Evening Foodie Tour of La Paz

    Bolivia is not known for its culinary delicacies, but that's about to change. You can never truly know a place without eating from its table. Here, the food is about where the family meets, where the day’s activity comes to a halt and life’s simple pleasures are appreciated. It's all about warm, hearty cuisine from warm and hearty people. This evening tour will leave your stomach, mind and soul full. You will not only learn about the best of Bolivian cuisine but also the stories about the people behind all the ingredients. The tour starts at 18:00 PM featuring tastes from the best local restaurants (which have been inspected for cleanliness and proper food handling) and passing by La Paz’s many unique markets, historical monuments and sights. Finishing the tour with a drink and some fun conversation at one of La Paz’s most interesting café bars.

    Perfect way to spend a night. Tried many things I myself may not know to order. Walking is limited.

  • La Paz: Cable Car Ride Tour with Food Tasting

    4. La Paz: Cable Car Ride Tour with Food Tasting

    Explore La Paz from a unique perspective as you travel around the city in a cable car. You will switch between 5 different lines and have the opportunity to see impressive buildings, the imposing Illimani Hill and much more. Head to the southern area of the city and visit Moon Valley, famous for its other-worldly volcanic lava formations, where you can admire beautiful Andean plants and animals. Once back on solid ground, enjoy a walking tour of the city in the company of your local guide. Observe the daily life of locals and learn more about the routine, customs and traditions of this beautiful country. Reach the famous Jaen Street where you can sample delicious food and drinks at a local market and admire stunning local clothing before getting dropped off back at your hotel. 

  • La Paz: Full-Day Private City Tour

    5. La Paz: Full-Day Private City Tour

    La Paz’s rough facade will be broken down on this full-day city tour. You will visit not only the most important points of interest, but will also get off the beaten path to explore some of the city's hidden gems. From the city center to El Alto, you will explore the vast array of life held within the city, which will help you not only get to know and understand the city, but also help you fall in love with it. Market life, political history, Andean cosmovision and everything in between is shared with you on this tour. Starting in the morning, you will first visit the city center. There you will get to know San Pedro, Rodriguez Market, the witches' market, the San Francisco Church and Plaza Murillo and Calle Jaen. Moving on, you will be treated to a local lunch. Following lunch, you will take a "teleferico" (cable car) up to the cemetery, El Alto. Whilst up on the mountain, you will vi...

  • From La Paz: Lake Titicaca Tour and Zip Line Experience

    6. From La Paz: Lake Titicaca Tour and Zip Line Experience

    Enjoy personalized service with pick up from your hotel in La Paz. Together with your guide, make your way to the town of Copacabana, where you can observe high Andean landscapes, flora, and fauna. Upon arrival in the village, you can visit the miraculous Lake Titicaca. Take a private boat to Sun Island, where you can enjoy a fresh local meal, prepared by the local inhabitants of the town. After lunch, take a 20-minute walk with your guide to the source of the spring. Visit the Island of the Moon to see ancient cultural relics and constructions that were witnesses to the great Inca Empire. The locals will be able to surprise you with the handmade crafts and the kindness with which they receive their visitors. Finish the visit to Lake Titicaca and return to Copacabana on your private boat. On the way back to La Paz, stop in the Estrecho de Tiquina, two villages that are separated by the...

  • La Paz: Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local

    7. La Paz: Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local

    Avoid the usual sightseeing tours and discover the beautiful city of La Paz through the eyes of a local host. Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get assigned a local who is passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Meet where you are staying to get familiar with the neighborhood and find out about the best places to eat and drink. Discover hidden gems you might otherwise miss and get tips on the easiest ways to get around. Chat about cultural differences and hear about local events. Learn what it is really like to live in the city. Feel more comfortable navigating your way around on your own and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of the rest of your stay.

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What people are saying about La Paz, Bolivia

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 83 reviews

Two guides gave us very entertaining and enthusiastic information about the city and the political situation in the country. It is a free walking tour. In Bolivia you cannot offer your service without a fixed price, so the tour is offered at the officially lowest possible price so that the tours can take place.

Very well done tour. Our guide, Daniel and his partner were excellent. They gave us a good look at the city plus passed on many cultural aspects of Bolivian society. Guides were knowledgeable and presented well in English.

It was a great way to hear about La Paz and Bolivian culture. I would highly recommend it! It’s so cheap yet so informative! Our guide Max did a great job.

Perfect way to spend a night. Tried many things I myself may not know to order. Walking is limited.

Rem was great, gave a good background on the city.