Today you can choose to spend your time discovering the beauty of the highest capital city in the world or you can choose any other interesting optional activities.
Our recommendations for La Paz are:
Taking La Paz’s public transit system to new heights is Mi Teleferico, a cable car network providing fast and and reliable transport between the city’s major attractions. Operating at 4000 m above sea level, the world’s highest cable car ride is a fun way to get from A to B while experiencing impressive views over La Paz.
For those suffering an ailment, searching for wealth or looking to exact revenge on a cheating partner, La Paz’s Witches Market is the place to go for a variety of potions, medicinal plants, spells and spiritual advice. Taking up only a small section of La Paz’s lively tourist area, this is the part of the city where ancient Aymaran beliefs are still practiced.
Known for its high altitude, cold climate, frequent protests, bustling streets and heavy traffic, El Alto is not for the fainthearted. That being said, the city is a fascinating place for travelers looking to experience local Bolivian life. Activities on offer include shopping at Bolivia’s biggest open air market, riding the Mi Teleferico cable car and attending a Cholita wrestling match.
For the bravest we have prepared an optional trip unique in the world:
One of the most popular activities in La Paz is the exhilarating and death-defying bike ride along one of the world’s most dangerous roads. If you’re looking for a truly exhilarating, world-class bike ride through some of Bolivia’s most beautiful scenery, don’t hesitate to book a Death Road Tour. Fingers crossed you’ll live to tell the tale!