9 days in La Paz, Cochabamba & Uyuni Itinerary

9 days in La Paz, Cochabamba & Uyuni Itinerary

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9 days in La Paz, Cochabamba & Uyuni Itinerary

La Paz
La Paz
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h
Cochabamba
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
Uyuni
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
La Paz

6
days
La Paz

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Shop till you drop at Mercado Lanza and Artesania Sorata. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Folklore Museum - Museo Nacional de Etnografia y Folklore and Museum of Contemporary Art - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Plaza. There's much more to do: tee off at Golf Tours Bolivia-Day Tours, stroll through Chacaltaya Ski Resort, look for gifts at Mistura - Manifestacion Creativa, and grab your bike and head to Mayhem Adventures.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read La Paz tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Charlottesville, USA to La Paz. Traveling from Charlottesville to La Paz, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Charlottesville in September, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in La Paz: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Cochabamba.

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Tiwanaku
Chacaltaya Ski Resort

1
day
Cochabamba

Dynamic and friendly, Cochabamba benefits from a mild climate largely responsible for its Mediterranean lifestyle and nickname the "City of Eternal Spring." An ideal alternative for anyone wishing to escape the chaos of South America's more popular destinations, Cochabamba vacations allow visitors to discover how regular Bolivians live on an everyday basis.
On the 9th (Fri), learn more about the world around you at Museo Arqueologico de la Universidad, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Sebastian, then admire the striking features of Palacio Portales, and finally make a trip to Plaza 14 de Septiembre.

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You can fly from La Paz to Cochabamba in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from La Paz in September: highs in Cochabamba hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to fly to Uyuni.

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Palacio Portales
Catedral de San Sebastian

2
days
Uyuni

Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
On the 10th (Sat), make a trip to Aguas Termales, examine the collection at Necropolis & Museum Kawsay Wasy, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Cristobal Lipez, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geiser Sol de Manana, and finally make a trip to San Cristobal de Lipez. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Train Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Plaza Arce, and then do some rugged exploring with a 4WD tour.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Uyuni tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Cochabamba to Uyuni takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cochabamba in September, you will find days in Uyuni are cooler (44°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Geiser Sol de la Manana
Train Cemetery
Iglesia San Cristobal Lipez

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