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La Paz City Walking Tour

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Overview
Exploring the city of La Paz on your own can be intimidating but this guided walking tour makes it easy to discover this Bolivian “city in the sky.” Learn the history, legends, and myths behind many buildings and streets. See La Paz Cathedral, explore the Witches’ Market, and learn about the infamous history of San Pedro Prison. This tour is capped at 15 participants, making for a more personalized experience.
Highlights
  • Cover some key La Paz landmarks and neighborhoods in a walking tour
  • A great way to get your bearings in a sprawling city
  • Begins and ends close to top La Paz attractions
  • Morning and afternoon departures available to suit your schedule
What to Expect
Make your way to a central location in La Paz, where you meet your guide and small group for a morning or afternoon departure. Start by taking in the historic San Francisco Church, built by early Franciscans, and then browse the colorful stalls at the Lanza and Rodriguez markets. Get a glimpse of Bolivia’s traditional healing and spiritualism in the Witches’ Market, and head to Plaza Murillo to see La Paz Cathedral and the Presidential Palace. Here and throughout the tour, the guide shares stories of La Paz’s history, ancient traditions, and modern-day culture, and you can get insider tips on where to eat, drink, and explore in the city. The tour concludes at a café in the narrow, colonial-era Jaen Street, where brightly painted buildings line the historic cobblestones.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Centro comercial maju, Galeria "La Republica", Avenida Mariscal Santa Cruz 918, La Paz, Bolivia
Duration
3h
Return Details
Calle Jaen, Jaén, La Paz Zona 10, Bolivia
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Operates in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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tracyrose10 wrote a review Apr 2020
Springfield, Virginia16 contributions1 helpful vote
This is literally a year late as my boyfriend just found the card in his jacket. Franklin took us on a tour where we got to visit a lot of cool spots and go into cool stores. He was SUPER friendly and informative, though you do get your steps in! Franklin had great stories and
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Date of experience: May 2019
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dohabo wrote a review Feb 2020
Winterthur, Switzerland27 contributions6 helpful votes
Our guide Juan is a wonderful guide. He has a broad knowledge about La Paz and Bolivia. Bis tour was the perfect start for our visit of La Paz.
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mialinge wrote a review Feb 2020
Lund, Sweden4 contributions
We did this walking tour with the guide Maria, she was very good at explaining and knew the city inside and out. It was a great way to get to know the city and learn more about history, religion and politics. I really recommend this tour!
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murray999 wrote a review Jan 2020
sydney4 contributions
great cheap way to get orientated and learn lots of history.. tour is really only 2 hours not 3 this must be a typo.. but great knowledgeable peole
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Malame wrote a review Dec 2019
Hamburg, Germany27 contributions1 helpful vote
We did a lot of tours this year, maybe 15 and this one was one of the least informative one. The Guide walked really fast although people were having difficulties with the altitude, we raced over a market without any explanation, and the fact that i paid the double price through
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What a pleasant and very informative two hour tour of the La Paz's gondola system. Our guide was Jorge, a very ami
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Great way to see La Paz
This tour was fun. We got to see several parts of the city, plus avoided the traffic (most of the time). There's al
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I have visited this tour and enjoyed it. Guide was knowledgeable and cheerful! It cost me about 12-13$. Bought it o
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dongnip2018
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Awesome experience
Alfie. American Raised and spoke perfect English. You can understand and Knowledge wise. You will have a great t
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Cable Car
Alfie : Knowledgeable, courteous and honest. Love Bolivia : ) !!! Nice to know some interesting things on this tour
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448vytenisk
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Amazing tour with amazing guide
It was a perfect tour for seeing La Paz and its cable cars. Our guide Alfie was amazing, full of enthusiasm, willin
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Lonely and beautiful
Chacaltaya is an amazing place. Beautiful view from the top, abandoned ski resort, lonely, yet fascinating.
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Great way to see La Paz
What an awesome way to get a look at some of the sights of La Paz. Our guide Alfie, was a wealth of knowledge of al
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dawnsprecher
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Best way to see La Paz
This was an amazing tour. I can’t think of a better way to see the most of La Paz. We rode six cable cars and stopp
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Similtiades
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Sights of La Paz
On our first day in La Paz; in the absence of a free walking tour, my girlfriend discovered this option available a
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CaptainKeith2013
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Stunning
I've done loads of city tours around the world and this was undoubtedly the best. I was lucky enough to have the le
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julesz2020
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Great tour with Alfie!
We were only in La Paz for a short time so thought that we would do the cable car tour to see as much as possible d
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Cable Car Tour
Amazing guide (Alfie) with outstanding fluent english provides one in 2h with all necessary information of LaPaz, t
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murray999
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excellent fun way to zip around the city..
Alfie was an excellent guide.. pity it wasnt a bit longer two hours goes by very quickly.. we couldve continued and
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ChristineLauHK
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A easy way to explore La Paz
Our guide, Pepe was friendly and gave us a very brief introduction of La Paz. Taking tram is a very easy and conve
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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