The city of La Paz is full of contrasts and secrets that can be observed from its crowded streets to its modern cable cars. A city where indigenous culture is felt in its streets. The impressive topography of the city of La Paz is admired from strategic points of the city like the viewpoint of Killi Killi or amazing places like the valley of the moon and its strange geological formations.
This wonderful city is full of Andean colors, reflected in the traditional clothing of the La Paz woman, her authentic clothing and cultural traditions are an intimate part of this city. The snowy mountain guardian of the city is called Illimani and emerges from the mountain range of the Andes to witness the chores of the city of La Paz.
From the colonial and republican architecture of its plaza de armas to the bustle of the witch market, the city of La Paz is full of curiosities that can be found around the corner and our guide will take you to reveal their secrets and discover A "La Paz" of charm.
4 hour tour
The tour departs at 14:15 in the afternoon in a comfortable bus of only 12 passengers that will take you to the viewpoint of Killi Killi, here the guide will explain the topography of the city and the relevant places of this, impressive photographs of the City are taken from this viewpoint.
Then, by bus you will arrive to the main square of La Paz, Murillo Square where you will see historical attractions such as the metropolitan cathedral, government palace and the constituent assembly palace, you can also see how La Paz people enjoy this square.
Traveling to the amazing valley of the moon you will see the replica of the Tiwanaku semi-suburban temple that is in front of the city stadium.
You will arrive to the valley of the moon a place where you will walk between impressive geological formations and natural mazes that seem from another world. The landscapes in the valley of the moon are wonderful for taking amazing photographs and the tranquility of the place is unshakable, that fills with peace, an impressive contrast to the bustle of the city.
The yellow line cable car is the next stop on your tour. The bus will leave you at Libertador station and you will make an aerial crossing to find the secrets of the city from the air, you will see the snowy mountain called Illimani that is guardian of the city, and the station of Sopocachi will arrive to get on the bus Towards the native center of the city.
The witch market is a place full of traditions and objects to make Andean ancestral rituals. The Pachamama is very important for the inhabitants of La Paz and to offer offerings is part of their life, for example you will be able to see suyus or llama fetuses that are buried after a ritual when the construction of a house or building will begin. This tradition of the llama fetuses, the sweets for the Pachamama, black and white magic you will know is this peculiar market.
You will descend through the steep streets of the city surrounded by colorful handicrafts until you reach the Church of San Francisco, a majestic Colonial Baroque Mestiza Church in whose atrium thousands of La Paz meet for different activities and we can call it the heart of the city.
The tour ends is this sector where you can continue shopping, visit the Church and feel the beat of this city of charm, the city of La Paz.
INCLUDES: Transportation, Spanish and / or English guide and entrance to the cable car.
NOT INCLUDED: Tips, personal expenses.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Wear dark glasses, sunscreen, hat and comfortable shoes.