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Tarija City

TARIJA is also known as the Bolivian Andalusia. It is a land of couplet-makers, beautiful valleys and vineyards; a nice, warm place meant for relaxing and enjoying nature. People are essentially catholic and deeply rooted in tradition, in such a way that the celebrations haven’t lost their vernacular enchantment. It has a rich folkloric, religious and cultural tradition, with well-known

Andean Route

AYOPAYA: Among its main attractions, it features wonderful Andean landscapes such as the Sacambaya Rampart - of pre-Incan origin; Kami Mining Centre - wherein the mine shafts pass from one side of the mountain to the other; the Sallapata Ranch House - former alcohol factory; and the Cerro Sapo Mine - one of the most important mines in the world. MOROCHATA: a valley

Amboro & Pantanal

AMBORÓ NATIONAL PARK . It is located on one of the final sections of the Andean Mountain Range, in the far south of the Amazon. This is a region with some of the most biodiversity and is considered vital for humanity due to its diverse ecosystems. It really is a paradise for birdwatchers (over 800 species). It’s also an area filled

Chapare Cities

PUERTO VILLARROEL: This is the most important commercial port in the tropic of Cochabamba. Its attractions are: the Lambadero - a Lunar landscape where animals go to extract mineral salts from eroded land; Sacta Valley, Recorrido Tres Islas and Recorrido Tacaural. Santa Isabel and Puerto Las Flores are townships of Yuracare origin on the shores of which you can see fishermen

High Valley Route

TARATA: Called The Colonial City due to its historical and architectural wealth, still maintaining the charm of its original buildings. The attractions are: Huayculli - a production centre for handicrafts made in clay. There is also the San Jose Convent, San Pedro Temple and Santa Lucia Archaeological Dig. Other important towns are: Anzaldo - where the main attraction is the Santiago de

Jesuit Missions

JESUIT MISSIONS, CULTURAL HERITAGE OF HUMANITY. The Jesuit Missions established in the Chiquitania territory constitute a valuable architectural and historic legacy, which has stood the test of time, very deserving of being named a Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Currently, they preserve temples in a baroque style, the urban layout of its streets and the memory of folkloric and religious


SAMAIPATA. This is a picturesque colonial town 120 Km. from the city. Its main attraction is the Samaipata Fort, a great rock etched with geometric and zoomorphic figures with enigmatic shapes and details which intrigue all visitors. It’s considered the largest display of glyphs in the world and has been recognized as a Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Is a biological

Manuripi Wildlife Reserve

MANURIPI NATIONAL AMAZON WILDLIFE PRESERVE: This ecosystem is classified as both a humid and sub-humid Amazon jungle: always green, seasonal and featuring Hylea elements. It is one of Bolivia's richest areas in flora and fauna. Although research into its biodiversity has only just begun, to date studies have discovered 760 species of plants, 112 species of fish, 70 amphibian species, 72

Pescado & Incahuasi Island

PESCADO ISLAND: Also referred to as “Cujiri Island”, 74 km away from Colchani in the very centre of the salt flat. It offers a picturesque landscape with a granite and organic dirt surface, which allows for the growth of a giant cacti species (approximately 6 meters high) contributing to the development of an interesting ecosystem. INCAHUASI ISLAND: Also known as Isla Pescadores (Fisherman’s

Tupiza City

TUPIZA: This is an interesting natural area, ideal for adventure, recreation and historical tourism due to the wondrous places that surround it. It also features a young population, which is why it has come to be called “Bolivia’s Cultural Youth Capital”.