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One of South America’s best-kept secrets, Bolivia is a country of soaring mountains, lush jungles, otherworldly landscapes and a rich indigenous culture. Shop for potions at witches’ markets, explore the world’s largest salt flats and see surreal scenery of red and pink lakes and steaming geysers.
With 637 hotels starting at $90 a night, finding a place to stay will be a breeze. But if you want to save money and make things even easier, combine your hotel and flight bookings with Expedia. You can also add extras like car rental and activities to your Bolivia Vacation Package. Want a guided tour of Bolivia’s biggest attractions like the Uyuni Salt Flats or Lake Titicaca? You’ll have plenty of cash left over to spend on these experiences when you bundle your flights and hotels.
Day 1-3: Fly into El Alto International Airport and start your adventures in La Paz. Situated at an altitude of almost 12,000 feet, this city will literally take your breath away. Shop for exotic potions at the Witches’ Market, explore the colonial-era palaces of Plaza Murillo and ride the city’s amazing high altitude cable car system. Feeling brave? Bike down the world’s most dangerous road, Death Road, from La Paz to Coroico.
Day 4-6: Take a bus and then a ferry to Copacabana on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Visit a floating village then explore Isla del Sol and Isla de la Luna, breathtaking islands with sacred Incan archaeological sites.
Day 7-10: Head to the Uyuni Salt Flats and discover its never-ending white landscapes and jaw-dropping sunsets. Red, pink and green lagoons filled with flamingos, spurting geysers, volcanoes and cactus islands make this place even more extraordinary.
Bolivians love a good party, but the biggest and most famous is Carnaval de Oruro, also known as the “Diablada” (Dance of the Devils). Featuring lavish costumes and extravagant parades, celebrations kick off the Saturday before Ash Wednesday each year in the usually sleepy mining town of Oruro.
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Want to explore the colonial architecture and museums of Bolivia’s capital? Check out our Sucre Vacation Packages and stay a while in this World Heritage site.