Amazon border crossing Brazil to Bolivia
Replies: 7 - Last Post: Nov 10, 2012 7:36 AM Last Post By: ban_janti_return
Sep 28, 2012 2:41 PM
I hope that someone here can give me some advice about the Amazon border crossing from Brazil to Bolivia.
My plan so far is to cross the border from Brazil to Bolivia around the end of October, using the Guayara-Mirim crossing in the Amazon region. Unfortunately I am a little bit lost concerning onward travel in Bolivia.
I checked various flights from the border crossing to major cities in Bolivia (e.g. La Paz and Santa Cruz), but all were very expensive. So I would prefer to travel by bus.
Does anyone know how travelling by bus is in that region and at that time of the year (start of the wet season)?
I highly appreciate your advice.
Sep 28, 2012 6:13 PM
Sep 29, 2012 11:01 AM
2Travelling by bus in this part of world is pure maddens, I strongly discourage you against it.
Overland travel between Brazil and Bolivia is not that bad between Corumba-Santa Cruz (bus or train)
If you plan to enter in Guayara-Mirim make yourself a favour and don't be a cheap ass, just fly
TAM is flying for 949 bs that's only $135 to La Paz, how "extremely expensive" is that?
Don't be ridiculous, you will pay similar money for a long distance bus in Brazil!
Sep 29, 2012 11:47 AM
Sep 29, 2012 11:49 AM
4No problem, sorry for being harsh on you but I just wanted you to avoid the hell ;-) You can fly with TAM to other destinations too http://www.tam.bo/webtam/tarifario.aspx
Just be aware that flights are not that frequent from that part of Bolivia
Nov 9, 2012 10:57 PM
5I just came by this and am wondering how u can book a flight off this site from rio to anywhere really in bolivia i cant seem to find the option for english and my spanish is little to none!!would greatly appreciate any help :)
Nov 10, 2012 6:32 AM
Nov 10, 2012 7:36 AM
7Start learning, you will not get far without Spanish in Bolivia.
BTW You don't buy TAM tickets online
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