Resources

Boliviaweb (www.boliviaweb.com) Practical info for pre-trip planning.

Bolivia Online (www.bolivia-online.net) Virtual travel guide and information portal.

Bolivian Express (www.bolivianexpress.org) Arts and cultural events.

La Razón (www.la-razon.com/salimos-hoy.html, in Spanish) Events calendar in Spanish

Lonely Planet (www.lonelyplanet.com/bolivia/la-paz) Destination information, hotel bookings, traveler forum and more.

Top Tips

  • Bring a jacket as at this altitude nights are cold year-round.
  • Drinking lots of water helps with altitude sickness.
  • Petty theft is a problem in some parts of La Paz, so leave your valuables in the hotel.