City Tour – La Paz Off The Beaten Track
A unique city tour that will not only show you the usual parts of the city such as the the historic government and financial districts but also take you to parts other tours do not and mingle with the locals, walk in the colorful markets, visit the fast growing city of El Alto above La Paz and travel on the Telefericio (the new cable car system).
With your local , knowledgeable guide (english speaking) you will visit parts of the city on foot that would normally remain undiscovered by tourists, interact with the locals in a responsible manner and learn about the real life of the citizens of La Paz and El Alto.
San Francisco Plaza (tourist area and historical church) , Plaza Murillo (Government area) , Calle Jaen (Beautiful Colonial Street) The bustling Markets of La Paz and El AltoMeet real locals, local transport drivers, street vendors and even a “Yatiri” (local Andean Shaman)Visit the real , non touristy, Witches marketParticipate in an hour of voluntarily work in a charity in El Alto Amazing Views from the Teleferico coming down from El Alto to La Paz
N.B – This tour needs a minimum of two people to leave but we can check for other people if you are a solo traveler. Leaving times is 9am.
INCLUDED IN TOUR
- Local Guide – English and Spanish speaking, ready to show you their city on foot
- A local traditional bolivian snack
- Transportation on local transport between locations – otherwise this is a walking tour.
- Unbiased advice and recommendations about what to do in La Paz
NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR
- Travel Insurance
- Water / extra beverages
- Sunglasses & Sun cream
- Tips & Others not mentioned
This tours involves walking and La Paz and El Alto are are high altitudes of 3600m to 4000m so you it is advisable to have spent a day or two at this altitude to get used to it so you can fully enjoy it. The sun can be strong here so sunglasses and sun cream are essential.
Group sizes are small usually from 2 to 8 people meaning the guide can full interact with everyone. The tour leaves with a minimum of two people.