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Oruro is like a languorous cow, easy and mild, throughout the year. But just before Ash Wednesday, the weekend whispers some magic Mantra and the whole Oruro come alive. Starting from overgenerous and vibrant costumes, to lively folk dances and various aromatic platters, Oruro Carnival is the gem of the whole Bolivia Tour.Enjoy The Colors of Oruro Carnival
Natural phenomena are beyond explanations and Salar de Uyuni is one of such wonders. The thin water layer works like a gigantic mirror and reflects the whole sky. This salt flat can be considered an extraordinary vista in Bolivia. It stretches for almost 4050 squares in Altiplano, Bolivia. Do not forget to visit the World First Salt Hotel while in Salar De Uyuni area.See Your Reflection in Salar de Uyuni
Only an adventurous and thrill lover can understand, what it is like to drive in the world’s most dangerous road- Yungas Road. People even call it the Death Road and consider it one of the most exhilarating experiences in the Bolivia Tour. Cascades, fog, and cliffs with 2000 feet drop make Yungas one of the treacherous roads of the World, and that’s why thrill seekers adore it.Yungas Road- Adrenaline Junkie’s favorite place
La Paz is the national administrative capital and one of the notable cities of Bolivia. The most interesting fact that makes La Paz different from many other capital cities of the world is, it is the highest capital city. The whole city lies in Choqueyapu River. The crazy urban life, honking, and jostling, La Paz is the piece of urban Bolivia that a traveler can never ignore.
To experience the spiritual vibration of Bolivia and feel its soul, Tiwanaku needs to be there in the Bolivia Tour itinerary. The exceptional Kalasasaya’s Temple, Pumapumku’s Pyramid, and Akapana’s Pyramid are the signs of Bolivia’s rich history and lineage. According to historians, Tiwanaku’s ancient settlement date back to the pre-Incan era. This UNESCO World Heritage site is the pride of the Titicaca basin and whole Bolivia.
Oruro was formerly known for its Silver mining regions and now mostly for Oruro Carnival. The pre-Lenten carnival of Oruro where dancers don masks and costumes caricatures devils, Inca rulers, animals, and slave drivers and honor the Virgen del Socavón. Apart from the vibrant carnivals, Sajama National Park, Las Made de San Jose, Cathedral de Oruro, and Sanctuary of El Socavon must be in the Oruro bucket list.
The Judicial hub of Bolivia, Sucre, is just the opposite of dizzying La Paz. The colonial past and its remnants are still to be explored in Sucre and that made it another UNESCO World Heritage Site. During the Bolivia Tour, Sucre is a single place that can make someone feel rejuvenated and alive. The milky white buildings, a placid layout, and the serene patios make it an ideal place for a slow dusk walk. La Recoleta allows the traveler to enjoy the beauty of Sucre surrounded by mountains and valleys. The good wine available in the adjacent bars is like the best ending note of a day.
Bolivian cities have earned their places in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list because of the interesting and worth knowing history, and Potosi is already there in that list from 1987. Potosi’s silver mines made it World’s first colonial capital. Located in the Plateau of Potosi Mountains, Potosi held on to its Colonial vibe even after numerous floods, epidemic toll, and earthquakes. Church of San Lorenzo and the Convent of Santa Teresa are notable buildings of the city.
This famed town, situated beside Lake Titicaca, should be in top priority during the Bolivia tour. The stunning red-roofed houses, Incan sites, and religious vibrations make Copacabana worth visiting. If Isla del Sol and Isla de la Luna, is there in Bolivia Tour bucket list, then Copacabana is the base city for that trip.
As per many travelers, May-Oct is the ideal time to visit Bolivia, because the dry weather makes the sky sapphire skies and its Bolivian winter, so the high ground will be chilly – and well below sub-zero in the barren region at night, mainly in June-July.