There are many fun things to do in Bolivia that are much cheaper and just as fun (or even more!) than compared to other popular destinations. Bolivia is an amazing country that is somewhat overshadowed by it’s more-famous neighboring countries like Argentina and Chile.
Looking For Fun Things to do in Bolivia? Visit the Uyuni Salt Flats!
You shouldn’t miss visiting the Uyuni Salt Flats during your stay in Bolivia. Many travellers and tourists rate this place as one of the best places in South America. The jeep tours to the Salt Flats leave every morning and you can choose a rounded route which will take you back to the starting point after 3 to 5 days. During the trip you will see great rock formations, cacti-covered islands, wild pink flamingoes, and of course, the endless stretches of the white flat salt plains, that are perfect for taking your perspective photos where you’ll look like standing or walking on someone’s hand!
Walk Across the Isla De Sol!
The Isla del Sol is one of the biggest island in Lake Titicaca, which allows an overnight stay, but if you’re short in time, you can try the day trip from Copacabana. A boat will drop you at one end of the island, and will pick you up from the other end. You will experience a lovely walk that will consume your day, although it would be best if you have some time to stop at the bars towards the route end for a nice drink.
Discover the Beauty of La Paz!
The high-altitude Bolivia’s capital city, La Paz has a lot to offer. There is the witches’ market, which is a place where you can buy different kind of products such as dried llama fetuses, amulets and medicinal plants. There is also another huge street market during weekends where you can buy everything that you could possibly imagine (can you imagine something weirder than dried llama fetuses?) On the town’s outskirts, you will find the Moon Valley, which is also worth visiting due to its peculiar rock formations. Across the road, you will also find an affordable zoo to visit. This is a good place to visit especially if you want to kill time, and where you can also find nearby barbeque restaurants that serve great food.
Or Try The Best Food And Wine You’ll Ever Taste!
In your list of things to do in Bolivia, you shouldn’t miss their traditional foods and drinks. Bolivia is a growing wine industry, you should try visiting Tarija to try their wines. If you are more interested in beer, you are in luck there are many local breweries in this area too. In terms of food, you can visit La Paz as they serve the best foods that you wouldn’t want to miss.
Drive/Bike the Road of Death, If You Dare!
Your list of things to do in Bolivia would not be complete without considering to drive or bike the deadliest road in the world located in North Yungas! The Road Death is 61km long which starts high in Altiplano near La Paz, down to the Amazon rainforest. If you want to ride a bicycle on this route, make sure that you have a high quality bike and don’t ever attempt to ride it in adverse weather conditions. You can ask your tour guide for more information to maximize your experience and your safety.