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SMILE. YOU’VE LANDED IN BOLIVIA.

Bolivia is the truest South American country— an estimated 55% of its population claims indigenous lineage. This proud cultural heritage extends back thousands of years, with Bolivian territory once serving as home to great civilizations such as the Tiwanaku and Tawantinsuyu. Today, Bolivia boasts some of the finest archeological sites and museums on the continent. Visitors can explore mountaintop fortresses, examine pre-Inca pyramids, and inspect lakeside temples.

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CapitalSucre

LanguageSpanish

CurrencyBolivian Boliviano

ReadThe Fat Man from La Paz

TasteSalteñas

SipCoca Tea

ExperienceExploring Titicaca and Uyuni

Bolivia’s eclectic landscape draws from the best features of its five neighboring nations. The mighty Andes form its western backbone, combing the skies for the precious moisture that sustains its northern Amazonian tributaries and wide eastern savvanahs.

In the southwest, shimmering salt deserts and chromatic lakes paint otherworldly panoramas. The central highlands are lush and cool, supporting tropical forests that teem with photogenic fauna.

Although occasionally dismissed as a poor nation, Bolivia holds some of the richest mineral deposits on the planet. From the 16th to the 18th century, the territory’s silver mines bankrolled the Spanish colonial empire. In coming decades, Bolivia’s unmatched reserves of lithium and other rare elements could foreseeably unlock new waves of prosperity.

La Paz, the country’s largest metropolitan area, can be reached by daily flights from Lima, Peru (1 hour, 45 minutes). Flights to La Paz from the USA usually connect in Lima, simplifying combination Peru – Bolivia vacations. Daily flights also connect the commercial capital of Santa Cruz to international destinations such as Buenos Aires, Argentina (2.5 hours); Sao Paulo, Brazil (under 3 hours); Lima, Peru (under 3 hours); and Iquique, Chile (1 hour 15 minutes).

Most of Bolivia’s cities enjoy consistent weather year round. However, some outlying destinations are easier to reach outside the December to March rainy season. LANDED provides personalized, custom travel within Central America, South America, and the Antarctic. We’ll create a unique itinerary plan tailored to your interests and dreams. Experience the trip of a lifetime. Speak with one of our expert travel planners today at 801.582.2100.

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DESTINATIONS

BOLIVIA’S CENTRAL HIGHLANDS

LA PAZ

MADIDI NATIONAL PARK

POTOSI

SANTA CRUZ

SUCRE

TITICACA

TIWANAKU

UYUNI & THE SOUTHERN ANTIPLANO

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The sun beating over the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, photographed on a private guided tour

MACHU PICCHU

First light at Machu Picchu is an unforgettable experience. At dawn, the site is often concealed by low clouds. As sun rises, the mists slowly dissipate to reveal walls and plazas—first in glimpses, then in majesty.

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Could not have been more pleased.  This was the trip of a lifetime for our family.  Thank you!

S. Gentry, San Clemente, CA

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What an amazing adventure we have had.  Many thanks to you for putting it together. The whole rhythm of the trip was perfect, and leaving one place for the next worked perfectly. This trip definitely made me want to experience other great spots in South America as the people have been wonderful and the places incredible. Wish we had a month to really explore.  Everybody in the family had a great life experience. Thanks again!

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Absolutely amazing. Thanks again John. Carlos was the best guide I’ve ever had anywhere in the world. Top notch talent.

T. Hill, Fort Worth, TX

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