Located in the center of South America, Bolivia is a dream destination. From the Amazon to the Andes, nature offers for travelers unique and varied landscape. Its many attractions make it a good choice for outdoor enthusiasts, sports, and adventures. This Latin American country is known for its colorful local culture and friendly people.
Official language(s) Spanish
International airports El Alto (La Paz, LPB) and Viru Viru (Santa Cruz, VVI)
Did you know? La Paz is the highest capital in the world.
Area, Capital 1 098 581 km2, La Paz
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Salar de Uyuni
This salt desert is located over 3000m. With an area of over 10 000km², it is the largest in the world. It represents one-third of exploitable lithium reserves on the planet. During the wet season, the flat expanse of the Salar de Uyuni is covered with water, which turns it into a huge mirror.
Located east of La Paz and southeast of Lake Titicaca, the Cordillera Real is a mountain range of the Andes. Comprising seven summits, its highest point rises to almost 6500m. Despite its proximity to the equator, the Cordillera Real is covered with glaciers because of moist air masses from the Amazon.
Tiwanaku is an emblematic archaeological site of Bolivia. The remains are from a pre-Inca civilization of the central Andes. Master in the size of the stone, the people of Tiwanaku civilization has left behind a remarkable architecture, which influenced the Incas. A major current site is the City of the Sun, where is located the Sun Gate, considered an astronomical marker.
Isla del Sol
Located on Lake Titicaca, Isla del Sol is the largest island in the lake. Formerly called Isla Titikaka, it was she who gave his name to the popular lake. Without paved roads, the only access is by boat from Copacabana. On the island, which at the time was an Inca sanctuary, there are more than 80 ruins and some archaeological sites.