Luxury Travel to La Paz

Visit and Discover the “City that Touches the Clouds”

Explore La Paz on Your Terms

bolivia-la-paz-description-02Most travelers will encounter La Paz at some point during their personalized tour of Bolivia, and it’s an encounter they won’t easily forget. La Paz is one of the highest cities in the world and enjoys a gasp-inducing high-altitude setting among a rising and falling Andean peaks. It isn’t fully Bolivia’s capital – that honor belongs to Sucre further south – though it is Bolivia’s political and commercial center.

Spend a few days in La Paz and you’ll quickly get a feel for its dual identity. On the one hand, the city is thoroughly cosmopolitan, with international banks, recognizable brands, stunning cable car system and an urbane feel. On the other hand, it retains its unique indigenous customs, which are particularly evident at the city’s Witches’ Market. A fascinating insight into the indigenous Aymara culture, this market is stocked with all kinds of intriguing potions, remedies and paraphernalia designed to appease the spirits, which are said to live in the mountains and in nature. Among the unusual items on offer are dried llama fetuses. These are placed in the foundations of new buildings and offered up to Pachamama (Mother Earth). Often mulling around the market are witch doctors, or yatiri, who offer fortune-telling services and can be identified by their dark hats and coca pouches.

bolivia-la-paz-description-01Just outside the city, the Valley of the Moon – so-called for its carpet of eroded lunar-like rock pinnacles and formations – makes interesting hiking terrain. With Kuoda’s personalized travel to Bolivia, you can also visit several archaeological complexes, which are within easy reach of the city including Tiahuanaco, a sprawling village settlement that dates back to 1,200 B.C.

La Paz makes a great place to kick-off a private Bolivia vacation, with many natural attractions – from the desert to the snowy mountain slopes – just a stone’s throw away from the city.

Things to see & do in La Paz

Like all of our tours, these are just suggestions to complement your customized tour to Bolivia.
We welcome you to check out some of the cultural, culinary, artistic, ethnic treasures that abound La Paz and its surrounding landscape.

Itineraries Including La Paz

Customized luxury tour to La Paz and Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

La Paz & the Islands of Titicaca

05 DAYS / 04 NIGHTS

Get under the skin of Bolivia and delve into the unique altiplano culture. Find out how local islanders live on the world’s highest navigable lake before retiring to stay on …

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Customized luxury tour to the Uyuni Salt flats

Journey to the Salt Flats of Uyuni

08 DAYS / 07 NIGHTS

This sample luxury tour of Bolivia takes you to some of the strangest, stirring and most affecting places on the planet. Your senses will be bombarded as you explore the frenetic …

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Other Destinations in Bolivia

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