La Paz, Bolivia

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Description

La Paz is the administrative capital of Bolivia, while Sucre is the constitutional capital and the seat of the Supreme Court. La Paz was established in 1548, and is in the Andes. Altitude of the city ranges from about 4,058 m (13,313 ft) above sea level in El Alto (where the airport is located) to 3,100 m (10,170 ft) in the lower residential area. It is the highest national capital in the world. The sight from the air as one flies into La Paz is incredible.

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Accommodations in La Paz

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Bacoo Hostel

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Casa Skyways B&B

8.7
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Hotel Avenida

7.6
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Top Things to Do in La Paz

Mi Teleferico

Landmark

Yungas Road

Biking Trail

Urban Rush Bolivia

Sports Complex

Iglesia de San Francisco

Architectural Building

Chacaltaya Ski Resort

Ski & Snowboard Area

Tiwanaku

Ancient Ruin

Mirador Killi Killi

Landmark

Valle de la Luna

Park

Laja

Historic Site

Huayna Potosi

Mountain

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Popular Tours in La Paz

La Paz and Moon Valley Half-Day Tour

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Don't miss the chance to join this half-day city and Moon Valley tour if you are visiting La Paz. Read More

Private Full-Day Tour Titicaca Lake and Copacabana

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Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world, located at 3856 meters above sea level. Its shores and small islands are home to the Aymara and Quechua who... Read More

La Paz Half-Day City Tour

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The City of La Paz and its surroundings can transport you to a mysterious past where any corner, any street, is a hidden treasure where adventure begins; a living... Read More

Tiwanaku Full-Day Trip from La Paz

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Tiwanaku is Bolivia's National Treasure. This site is located 2-hour from La Paz city in the high plateau of the Andes. On this tour you'll visit 15.000 year old... Read More

La Paz Half-Day Foodie Tour

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Local food? Why not? Most of the time when travelling in Bolivia, one misses the best part of touring “food and drinks”. On this tour a traveler may have the... Read More

La Paz Off the Beaten Track Walking Tour

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Immerse yourself in local lifestyle, roam the bustling markets of La Paz, visit an awe-inspiring lookout point, learn about the city's most interesting past and... Read More

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Cost of Living in La Paz

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26 - 36

Weekly Budget:
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178 - 256
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La Paz Weather: Average Temperature

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