Welcome to Huaca Huañusca & San Vicente

San Vicente is a remote one-mule village that wouldn’t even rate a mention were it not the legendary spot where the outlaws met their untimely demise. To be honest, even hardcore Butch and Sundance fans are sometimes a little disappointed by the place, a dusty spot with a tiny museum and little tourist infrastructure. The museum is often closed and the key-holder difficult to track down. Bring your imagination: you can still see the adobe house where the bandits holed up and eventually died, and the cemetery where they were buried.

There’s no regular public transportation between Tupiza and San Vicente; occasionally, a camión (flatbed truck) departs for San Vicente early on Thursday morning from Tupiza’s Plazuela El Mundo. The easiest way to go is with an agency from Tupiza. While the one-day trips to San Vicente and back are a long, expensive slog (B$1600 for a car load), some of the agencies offer a more interesting two-day excursion, taking in Huaca Huañusca en route.

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Huaca Huañusca & San Vicente in detail