Top things to do in Bolivia

Top Choice Bolivian in La Paz

Gustu

Credited with sparking La Paz' culinary renaissance, and launched by the Danish culinary entrepreneur Claus Meyer (of Noma fame), this groundbreaking restaurant works to both rescue and showcase underutilized Bolivi…
Top Choice Vegetarian in La Paz

Ali Pacha

Locals thought it absurd on so many levels to open a high-end vegetarian restaurant with degustation menus in La Paz's downtrodden Casco Viejo neighborhood. And it is absurd. Fantastically so! Even carnivores will s…
Top Choice Bolivian in La Paz

Popular Cocina Boliviana

The concept of waiting in line for a restaurant doesn't exist in La Paz, but that's exactly what you'll need to do to get into Popular. Seasonal three-course menus put a gourmet spin on the city's humble lunch spots…
Top Choice Coffee in La Paz

Hb Bronze Coffeebar

Sleek, earthy and architecturally inspiring – coffee shops don't get much cooler than Hb Bronze! This sorely needed addition to the Casco Viejo neighborhood offers the strongest brews in the city, and it doubles as …
Top Choice Ruins in Samaipata

El Fuerte

The mystical site of El Fuerte exudes such pulling power that visitors from all over the world come to Samaipata just to climb the hill and see the remains of this pre-Inca site. A designated Unesco World Heritage S…
Top Choice House in Tarija

El Picacho

The riverfront hacienda of former Bolivian president Jaime Paz Zamora was designed by Zamora himself as his own version of Gabriel García Márquez' Macondo. Zamora, equally passionate about the arts and nature, will …
Top Choice Museum in Potosí

Casa Nacional de la Moneda

The National Mint is Potosí’s star attraction and one of South America’s finest museums. Potosí’s first mint was constructed on the present site of the Casa de Justicia in 1572 under orders from the Viceroy of Toled…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Parque Nacional Torotoro

Dinosaur Tracks

As you might have guessed from the dinosaur figure in the plaza or the dinosaur head sticking out of city hall, Torotoro has become synonymous with paleontology. The village, which sits in a wide section of a 20km-l…
Top Choice Cave in Parque Nacional Torotoro

Caverna de Umajalanta

The Río Umajalanta, which disappears beneath a layer of limestone approximately 22m thick, has formed the impressive Umajalanta Cavern, of which 4.5km of passages have been explored. Inside are some spectacular stal…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Trinidad

Santuario Chuchini

The Santuario Chuchini (Jaguar's Lair) is one of the few easily accessible Paitití sites. This wildlife sanctuary and camp sits on an 8-hectare loma (artificial mound) of the ancient civilization. From the camp, you…