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Where to travel in Bolivia

[ 0 ] October 6, 2011

Bolivia is one of the most popular backpacking destinations in South America. Not only is it home to the Amazon Basin and the beautiful salt flats, it’s by far the cheapest country to explore.

Read on to see which are the best places to visit in Bolivia – and don’t forget to let us know your plans on Twitter or Facebook!

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1) La Paz

Travelling from Peru? Most backpackers bus it straight to the capital, La Paz.  Here you can test your nerve on Death Road, book the salt flats tour and party hard 24/7.

2) Rurrenabaque

Swim with pink dolphins in the Amazon! Book the Pampas Tour from La Paz and head north up to Rurrenabaque for a 3-day canoe trip. Highly recommended.

3) Sucre

Sucre is a pretty city to explore if you’re heading south. Fancy a giggle? Hop onboard the dinosaur bus for an unusual afternoon at Parque Cretacico. Afterwards sip coffee in one of the many sun-drenched cafes…

4) Potosi

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Don't miss the 3-day salt flats tour in Bolivia

Many travellers head to Potosi to visit the cooperative mines and experience the terrible working conditions that hundreds of men are forced to endure. There’s little else to see here so if you’re not keen on claustrophobic tunnels then you might want to give this one a miss.

5) Salar de Uyuni

Unmissable! You can book the salt flats tour from La Paz, Tupiza or Uyuni itself. See pictures of the salt flats here and start planning your trip today.

6) Tupiza

If you like horse riding and want to see some beautiful scenery then Tupiza certainly delivers. Check out our photo gallery here to see why we fell in love…

Looking for more things to do in South America? Check out what Peru has to offer and don’t forget to read our advice section for top tips on staying safe.

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[ 0 ] August 4, 2011

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Visit the dinosaur park in Sucre, Bolivia

[ 0 ] June 29, 2011

Planning a visit to Sucre? Don’t leave without hopping onboard the dinosaur bus for an unusual afternoon at Parque Cretacico.

Enthusiastic guides greet you at the gates and take you up to museum where you’ll see the impressive titanosaurus scultpure and over 5,000 dinosaur tracks on the limestone wall of Cal Ork’o.

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Parque Cretacico - Dinosaur Park in Sucre - Fabulous Travel Guide

It’s thought there are at least 8 species and 462 individual tracks so make sure you take your camera!
See over 5,000 dinosaur footprints on the limestone wall of Cal Ork'o in Sucre

See over 5,000 dinosaur footprints on the limestone wall of Cal Ork'o in Sucre

Tickets cost 30bs (£2.70) and you can catch the dino bus from the main plaza (17bs return). They leave regularly throughout the afternoon, the last at 2.30pm.

Looking for more unique things to do in Bolivia? Visit the working mines in Potosi or visit the salt flats in Uyuni.

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