Getting There & Away
Trufis (shared car or minibus) run throughout the day when full between Santa Cruz and Samaipata (B$30, three hours). From Samaipata, services depart from the main plaza.
The quickest and easiest way to get to Vallegrande is to organize a group and take a trufi (around B$300 for a carload to Vallegrande).
For Cochabamba buses leave from nearby Mairana (15km west of Samaipata) at 8am and 3pm (seven hours, B$80). A taxi to Mairana costs B$7 per person.
Buses to Sucre leave at 8pm from opposite the gas station on the main road. Buy tickets in advance from Nueva Turista cafe (10 hours, B$100).