You get sightseeing and adventure in abundance with tours in La Paz. The Bolivian capital and surrounding area is simply perfect for outdoor lovers.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM LA PAZ
During this 3-hour guided walking tour of La Paz, learn the fascinating culture behind this city in the sky. Hear the myths, history, and legends behind the buildings and streets. With your local guide and small group, browse in Witches Market, see La Paz Cathedral, and learn the infamous history behind San Pedro Prison.
PRIVATE TOUR TO LA PAZ WATERFALL GARDENS WITH LUNCH
The tour begins at your hotel, where you hop on a luxury air-conditioned motor coach or a private 4X4 Deluxe vehicle for a one-hour drive along scenic roads, passing quaint villages on your way to the beautiful complex of La Paz Waterfall Gardens.
This is the #1 most visited privately owned ecological attraction, featuring the best hiking near San José, the most famous waterfalls, rescued wildlife preserve with over 100 species of animals, and an environmental education programme.
See: Five waterfalls, cloud forest and rain forest, safe hiking trails, aviary with numerous species of birds, toucan feeding, insect exhibit, butterfly observatory, capuchin (white-faced) monkeys, black-handed spider monkeys, hummingbird garden with 26 documented species, hummingbird hand feeding in the mornings and afternoons, serpentarium (snake exhibit), jaguars, pumas, ocelots, margays, tica house with petting zoo and ox cart, ranarium (frog exhibit), and an orchid exhibit.
DAY TOUR TO TITICACA LAKE: FROM LA PAZ
Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world, located at 3856 meters above sea level. Its shores and small islands are home to the Aymara and Quechua who come from ancient cultures that lived in this area long before the Incas dominate. Explore traditional villages where Spanish is the second language and where ancient myths and beliefs persist even today.
DEATH ROAD BIKING TOUR
The worlds most dangerous road, or the death road, is also one of the most beautiful roads in the world. With drops of up to 2000 feet, waterfalls and a descent of 3600 metres, from the snowy Andes to the tropical Yungas, you will enjoy this biking adventure for sure. Do not let the name scare you, there is now a new road built where most of the vehicles pass.
PRIVATE BOLIVIAN ANDEAN ADVENTURE DAY TRIP
You’ll have the chance to enjoy unspoiled countryside in the Altiplano (highlands) just outside La Paz on this scenic 3-hour drive on roads abundant with Andean wildlife, traditional villages and extensive deserts.
Then, take in the fresh, pure air of the Altiplano while enjoying a hike to an ancient burial town and a ‘city of stone’. Get your photograph next to a cute alpaca and get to see traditional life of the Bolivian Altiplano to share all your memorable moments back home.
HALF DAY LA PAZ AND EL ALTO TOUR INCLUDING CABLE CAR
Sprawling El Alto, just outside La Paz, is one of Bolivia’s fastest-growing, most fascinating cities. It’s here you’ll find Aymara fortune tellers, or “amautas,” who’ll read you your future, as well as the world’s highest urban cable car and a wealth of colourful markets. On this 4.5-hour guided tour, experience the wonders of this city that sits at 13,600 feet (4,121 metres), and sample traditional paceño snacks while weaving your way through the town.
PRIVATE FULL DAY TOUR TO TITICACA LAKE AND COPACABANA VILLAGE: FROM LA PAZ
Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world, and located at 3856 metres above sea level.
Its shores and small islands are home to the Aymara and Quechua who come from ancient cultures that lived in this area long before the Incas dominate.
Here visitors can explore some of the traditional villages where Spanish is the second language and where ancient myths and beliefs persist even today. One of the peculiarities of Lake Titicaca is the small floating islands inhabited by a tribe called the Uros. On these small islands visitors are warmly welcomed and can even get the opportunity to ride in one of the famous reed boats.
FULL DAY MOUNTAIN BIKE TOUR TO DEATH ROAD: FROM LA PAZ
Take part in this opportunity to bike down the world’s most dangerous roads. You will be accompanied by English speaking, safety and rescuing trained guides.
Get all necessary safety equipment and an amazing full suspension bike to suit your size.
Bike for 4 to 5 hours (approx. 64 Km/40 miles) from an amazing altitude of 4,200 (Andes mountain range) to 1,200 (entrance to the Bolivian Amazon) metres above sea level. Transportation from La Paz (with select hotel pickup/drop-off) snacks, water, lunch, showers and time in the swimming pool upon arrival, are included. You get a free t-shirt/pictures/videos to make your trip unforgettable.
WALKING TOUR OF LA PAZ
La Paz, the highest capital in the world has a lot to discover. Just by going on this tour you will encounter local culture as you never ever seen it before!
CABLE CAR TOUR OF LA PAZ
Meet your guide in front of the San Francisco Church and enjoy 3-hours exploring from a cable car, locally called Teleferico. Visit El Alto and the southern zone of La Paz City on this tour, departing at 11am or 3pm.
URBAN RUSH: BUILDING RAPPEL IN LA PAZ
Want to play out your superhero dreams? Dress up as Spiderman and jump out of a 17th-floor window of a building in downtown La Paz! This rappel adventure is the perfect fix for adrenaline junkies.
Pick out a costume to wear, attend a safety briefing, and then get fitted and strapped into top-of-the-line equipment by expert guides. Practice on a mini-wall before your 164-foot (50-metre) descent! Get rigged into your harness, rappel down the side of the building, and when you reach the sixth floor, let go of the rope (and your fears) as you free fall for several seconds before landing on the bottom platform unscathed. the ultimate Adrenaline hit!
PRIVATE TOUR: TIWANAKU ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE: FROM LA PAZ
Visit the World Heritage-listed archaeological ruins of Tiwanaku, near the shores of Lake Titicaca, on this private half-day tour from La Paz.
With a knowledgeable guide, tour the site’s adobe pyramids and temples, and learn about the fascinating history of the Tiwanaku civilisation, which flourished for hundreds of years before disappearing inexplicably around the year 1000. Hotel pickup and drop-off and private vehicle transport is included, and a choice of a morning or afternoon tour.
LA PAZ SMALL GROUP FOOD AND MARKETS TOUR
Discover the flavours of Bolivia on this La Paz culinary tour packed with mouthwatering dishes, sweet treats and tasty snacks.
Taste classic soups and fish specialities at family-run restaurants, visit local markets to sample fresh fruits and popular snacks, and stop in a Bolivian chocolate factory for a nibble. Try favourite Bolivian beverages. Learn from your knowledgeable guide about the range of Bolivian foods, how humble ingredients are transformed into delicious traditional dishes. A must-do tour for foodies!
This group tour is limited to 12 people, ensuring a personalised experience with your local guide.
KAYAKING IN LAKE TITICACA: FROM LA PAZ
On this day trip, we will gently paddle in Lake Titicaca on a high-end inflatable kayak, visiting lakeside villages, hiking on secluded islands and enjoying superb views of the awe-inspiring Cordillera Real Mountain Range.
We will begin in La Paz, at over 3.600 m. (11.800 ft.) and drive towards the lake for a couple of hours. We will then get in our kayaks to take adventure into our hands. This idyllic region, with friendly people and its tranquil, blue waters will be for us to explore. The majestic snow-capped mountains in the background and the fresh Altiplano air will make this gorgeous and undiscovered part of Bolivia one of the highlights of your trip.
LA PAZ CITY WALKING TOUR INCLUDING HISTORICAL STREETS
La Paz is a city unlike any other on earth. It’s staggering height (3600 metres) is only surpassed by its beauty.
Sprawling over a gorgeous valley and surrounded by massive mountains, your first sight of La Paz will be unforgettable, a lasting mark on those who visit.
Our city tour will bring this complex, busy, and incredibly interesting city to life! The people, history, and customs that make up La Paz are truly fascinating and give an insight into the life that makes up one of the world’s most vibrant cities. A visit to La Paz is hardly complete without walking her narrow alleys, meeting her people, and getting to know the past that makes her great city she is now.
SAJAMA NATIONAL PARK FULL DAY TOUR: FROM LA PAZ
Experience its scenic beauty, unmatched due to the presence of the imposing Sajama Snowpeak, high-Andean lagoons, thermal waters, characterised by its queñua small woods, covering more than 10,000 hectares at 5,200 metres, which is the highest woody formation in the world.
LA PAZ HALF DAY FOODIE TOUR
Local food? Why not? Most of the time when travelling in Bolivia, one misses the best part of touring – food and drinks. On this tour you may have the chance to have some local food in different places that are not often visited by foreigners.
TIWANAKU FULL DAY TRIP: FROM LA PAZ
Tiwanaku is Bolivia’s National Treasure. This site is located 2-hours from La Paz city, in the high plateau of the Andes. You’ll visit 15000 year old structures, and the most important culture almost lost for the world. Pumapunku Stone complex is included in this tour.
LA PAZ CITY AND MOON VALLEY HALF DAY TOUR
Don’t miss the chance to join this half-day city and Moon Valley tour if you are visiting La Paz.
LA PAZ HALF DAY CITY TOUR
The City of La Paz and its surroundings can transport you to a mysterious past where any corner, any street, is a hidden treasure where adventure begins; a living history which treasures the pre-Hispanic times with all their traditions and magic rites on its streets.
Indian Market, Witch Doctor’s Market and breathtaking panoramas are all framed by the majestic “Illimani” mountain. Visit the Moon Valley, a fascinating clay formation resembling the face of the Moon.
SHARED DAY TOUR TO TITICACA LAKE: FROM LA PAZ
Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world, at 3856 metres above sea level. Its shores and small islands are home to the Aymara and Quechua who come from ancient cultures that lived in this area long before the Incas dominated.
Here visitors can explore the traditional villages where Spanish is the second language and ancient myths and beliefs persist today. One of the peculiarities of Lake Titicaca is the small floating islands inhabited by a tribe called the Uros. Visitors are welcome and can even ride in one of the famous reed boats.
SWIMMING WITH WHALE SHARKS IN LA PAZ
Enjoy a truly unforgettable adventure combining a swimming experience with these gentle giants, and the opportunity to explore the City of La Paz.
PRIVATE WHALE SHARK SAFARI SNORKELLING TOUR IN LA PAZ
Make an amazing tour even better! Experience the whale sharks of La Paz with a private guide and boat on your own whale shark adventure.
Although they are big, they are harmless, and the chance to swim with these amazing marine creatures in their natural environment is a unique experience available for all ages. Sightings are guaranteed and it’s just a short boat ride from La Paz. The tour is private for your group and includes snorkelling equipment, refreshments and an in-water guide.
FULL DAY TIWANAKU TOUR: FROM LA PAZ
Travel to Tiwanaku, an ancient archaeological city full of mysteries, during this seven-hour tour from La Paz. Discover the Tiwanaku Archaeological Complex, the Akapana Pyramid, and Puma Punku. This tour includes a professional guide, hotel pickup, shared transport on a bus, and cable car fees.
PRIVATE CITY TOUR LA PAZ
Among our main activities we tour the Cable City, where we can take spectacular photographs of the Urbe Paceña. Later we descend to the residential area of the city to the famous Valle De La Luna geological formation, which resembles a Lunar landscape. We continue on to the old town, to visit the Main Square “Pedro Domingo Murillo” and its important buildings.