9 days in La Paz, Cochabamba & Uyuni Itinerary

9 days in La Paz, Cochabamba & Uyuni Itinerary

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La Paz
— 5 nights
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Cochabamba
— 1 night
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Uyuni
— 2 nights
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La Paz

— 5 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tiwanaku and Catedral Basilica Menor de Nuestra Senora de la Paz. Visiting Chacaltaya Ski Resort and Illimani will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore, head outdoors with Mayhem Adventures, look for gifts at Unique, and take a stroll through San Miguel.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is El Alto International Airport. In September in La Paz, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 31°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cochabamba.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 8:

Cochabamba

— 1 night

City of Eternal Spring

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Museo Arqueologico de la Universidad, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Sebastian, then admire the striking features of Palacio Portales, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza 14 de Septiembre.

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Traveling by flight from La Paz to Cochabamba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from La Paz, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Cochabamba, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Uyuni.

Things to do in Cochabamba

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Uyuni

— 2 nights
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Aguas Termales de Polques, examine the collection at Necropolis & Museum Kawsay Wasy, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Cristobal Lipez, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geiser Sol de la Manana, and finally make a trip to San Cristobal de Lipez.

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You can fly from Cochabamba to Uyuni in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cochabamba in September, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Uyuni: temperatures range from 35°F by day to 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uyuni

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11: