La Paz Travel Guide


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Plan Your La Paz Vacation

Perched on the edge of the altiplano, La Paz overlooks a landscape of great—if stark—beauty. If you fly into Aeropuerto Internacional El Alto, the plateau breaks without warning and reveals the deep, jagged valley that cradles the town. At dusk, as the sun sets on the bare flatlands that surround La Paz, a reddish glow envelops the city's greatest landmark: the towering, snow-capped peaks of Illimani.


La Paz Hotels

Although the number of rooms in La Paz increases every year, hotels are often booked solid during holidays and festivals.... read more


La Paz Restaurants

La Paz restaurants are becoming increasingly cosmopolitan, and though there is still a lack of sophistication in dining out,... read more


La Paz Experiences

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    Bolivia's rich selection of crafts includes silver jewelry, handwoven rugs, intricate embroidery, and traditional musical instruments... Read more

  • Bolivian History

    Almost everywhere in Bolivia you'll stumble across reminders of the country's long, eventful, and tragic history. A civilization said... Read more


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