Why I love Bolivia

My two-decade love affair with Bolivia began at the 1994 World Cup, watching the nation make its historic first appearance. Like all relationships, we’ve had our ups and downs – I experienced every level of emotion living in La Paz from 1999 to 2000, riding the turbulent wonder of everyday life. Bolivia wouldn’t let me go: I love its birds (the ones that fly), I love its food, and I love the endearing and easily... Read More

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$5599 Small group tours

Colombia through the Andes–Cartagena to La Paz

An epic South America trip ought to be on everyone’s bucket list – so why not tick this one off well ahead of time? Across 53 days and four countries, you’ll see jungles, cities, and all things between, all with a like-minded group of young adventurers eager to see and do everything. And “everything” is definitely an understatement – you’ll hike the Lost City in Colombia, take on the Inca Trail in Peru, partake in a homestay in the Amazon Rainforest, see the highlights of Ecuador, and much more. Plus, at this price point, you’ll be able to do it all and still have cash to spend at the famous markets in Otavalo.

$458 Small group tours

5-Day Uyuni Salt Flats and Desert Adventure from La Paz

Visit tiny villages, multi-colored lakes with flamingos, geysers, and thermal hot-springs and watch the sun set over the salt flats of Uyuni on this 5-day tour. Depart from La Paz and travel through the desert of southwest Bolivia in a 4x4 Toyota land cruiser with a guide. Also discover the Galaxia Caves and stargaze through a telescope into some of the world's darkest skies.

$724 Small group tours

3-Day Bolivian Amazon Pampas Adventure from La Paz

Embark on an amazing 3-day trip to the Pampas of Bolivia and live a real Amazon adventure. In a small group, experience the rich biodiversity, gorgeous landscapes, native cultures and friendly locals that make this region so special. See the Yacuma River by canoe and experience in the jungle in a whole new way on a night tour. Take a fishing trip and snatch up piranhas (catch and release). Roundtrip flights from La Paz to Rurrenabaque and two nights of accommodation are included.

$1080 Small group tours

5-Day Madidi and Pampas Amazon from La Paz

Join this 5-day tour and take a flight from La Paz to Rurrenabaque and overnight, travel along the Beni and Tuichi Rivers to reach a Sugarcane Community and then your Eco-Lodge. Visit the Farallon of the Macaws and go sailing on a self-made raft. Return to Rurrenabaque and take 3-hour jeep ride to Santa Rosa where you will sail the beautiful Yacuma River. Enjoy your last morning in nature surrounded by the sounds of animals and then return to Rurrenabaque where you will connect with your flight to La Paz. Your trip will come to an end upon arrival.

$327 Small group tours

3-Day Uyuni Salt Flats and Desert Adventure

Explore the desert of southwest Bolivia in a 4x4 Toyota land cruiser on this 3-day small-group excursion. Discover the Galaxia Caves, stargaze through a telescope into some of the world's darkest skies and watch the sun set over the vast and blinding-white salt flats of Uyuni. Visit tiny villages, multi-colored lakes with flamingos, geysers, and thermal hot-springs along your unforgettable journey.

$1158 Small group tours

6-Day Madidi and Pampas Amazon from La Paz

Join this 6-day tour starting in La Paz, take a flight to Rurrenabaque and overnight stay. Travel along the Beni and Tuichi Rivers to reach a Sugarcane Community and then your Eco-Lodge. Wake up early in the morning and take a walk, participate in workshops to learn about the Tacana way of life, and go on a camping excursion into the jungle. On day 4 visit the Farallon of the Macaws and go sailing on a self-made raft. Next day return to Rurrenabaque and take 3-hour jeep ride to Santa Rosa where you will sail the beautiful Yacuma River. Enjoy your last morning in nature surrounded by the sounds of animals and then return to Rurrenabaque where you will connect with your flight to La Paz. Your trip will come to an end upon arrival.