Welcome to Cochabamba


The city’s name is derived from the Quechua khocha pampa, meaning 'swampy plain.' Cochabamba lies in a fertile green bowl, 25km long by 10km wide, set in a landscape of fields and low hills. To the northwest rises Cerro Tunari (5050m), the highest peak in central Bolivia.


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$230 Day Trips & Excursions

3-Day Toro Toro Dinosaur Footprints from Cochabamba City

First Day Departure from hotel in Cochabamba at 7:30 a.m. in a private 4x4 transport to go on an impressive journey to the north of Potosi where the landscape changes every 20 minutes. There is plenty of time to stop for a photo moment. After arriving to Toro Toro, the first visit shall be Umajalanta. This is the deepest Bolivia´s cave and only 7 km of this cave has been explored yet. During the beautiful hike to the cave be admired by the first spectacular dinosaur prints. Enter the cave with helmet and head lamp to experience a great and exciting adventure that will stay with you for a lifetime. Inside the cave see spectacular stalactite and stalagmite formations, also have the chance to watch blind fish, considered as endemic species of the area.  Second Day  Start the day with the mountains Ciudad Itas. This particular mountain with rock formations at about 4000 meters above sea level that has arisen for thousands of years. Also visit a 2000-year-old wall with paintings of ancient civilizations. At the very top, have a unique view of the entire national park with its hanging valley, canyons and ridges. After this experience, visit Carrera's pampas, an area exposed by nature filled with great footprints of many different dinosaurs. The best preserved footprints will be shown, and explained by the local guide.  Third Day Today, visit a natural formation called “theater”, a bridge carved by erosion wind and water, and admire incredible evidence of the largest footprints ever found in the area. The footprints found are of a 36-meter Tyrannosaurus. After an hour walk,  get to the viewpoint over the deepest Canyon in Bolivia, this viewpoint gives us an unforgettable sight into the canyon. There are great chances to see the red head macaw that lives in this canyon. Go down stairs till the canyon bottom in which there´s a unique waterfall called “El Vergel ". Here you can take a bath in the crystal clear water and enjoy the beautiful surroundings since the water comes from underground caves. Finish the tour by visiting the famous footprints near the village of Toro Toro. Again, hundreds of preserved prints of meat and plant eaters can be admired. After this, be dropped at the place you stay at!