Be a Local - La Paz Walking Tour

3 hr

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BE A Local Plus it’s a walking tour focus on showing, and teaching about unique and quirky, aspects of La Paz, and el Alto City. Teaching you us much as we can from a local’s perspective, and taking you to the unseen routes and alleyways of this two high metropolis.

Be a local takes you through the city of La Paz, exploring paths where not many tourists go and see. Extended Tour on Thursdays includes...
BE A Local Plus it’s a walking tour focus on showing, and teaching about unique and quirky, aspects of La Paz, and el Alto City. Teaching you us much as we can from a local’s perspective, and taking you to the unseen routes and alleyways of this two high metropolis.

Be a local takes you through the city of La Paz, exploring paths where not many tourists go and see. Extended Tour on Thursdays includes: Teleférico, flea market and Cholitas Restling show

We advise you to bring the following:

Comfortable shoes

Extra money

Sunglasses and sunscreen

Water

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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plaza Murillo, La Paz Bolivia

Located in La Paz’s Casco Viejo, or old town, is a lively plaza framed by some of the city’s most important political buildings.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Mercado Lanza, Zona 9, La Paz Bolivia

Conveniently located in the center of La Paz is one of the city’s largest and most uniquely-designed food markets.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia de San Francisco, Plaza San Francisco at Avenida Mariscal Santa Cruz, La Paz Bolivia

One of La Paz’s most important and historical landmarks is the San Francisco church (Iglesia de San Francisco), also known as the San Francisco Basilica (Basílica de San Francisco).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mercado de Las Brujas, Melchor Jimenez, La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz Bolivia

“Do you have any dried llama fetuses?”

“How about a spell to punish a...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plaza Murillo, La Paz Bolivia

Located in La Paz’s Casco Viejo, or old town, is a lively plaza framed by some of the city’s most important political buildings.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Mercado Lanza, Zona 9, La Paz Bolivia

Conveniently located in the center of La Paz is one of the city’s largest and most uniquely-designed food markets.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia de San Francisco, Plaza San Francisco at Avenida Mariscal Santa Cruz, La Paz Bolivia

One of La Paz’s most important and historical landmarks is the San Francisco church (Iglesia de San Francisco), also known as the San Francisco Basilica (Basílica de San Francisco).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mercado de Las Brujas, Melchor Jimenez, La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz Bolivia

“Do you have any dried llama fetuses?”

“How about a spell to punish a cheating lover?”

“Perhaps a little something to help altitude sickness then?”

For those suffering an ailment, searching for wealth or looking to exact revenge on a cheating partner, La Paz’s Witches Market (Mercado de Hechecería or Mercado de las Brujas), is the place to go for a variety of potions, medicinal plants, spells and spiritual advice.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia de San Pedro, Calle Colombia, La Paz Bolivia

Located only meters away from the tranquil Plaza San Pedro, lies one of the word’s most notorious and corrupt institutions, San Pedro Prison.

What makes San Pedro so interesting are the conditions in which around 1500 of Bolivia’s most hardened criminals live. A society within itself, the prison contains shops and restaurants run by inmates, women and children living voluntarily with imprisoned family members and ironically, some of the country’s busiest cocaine laboratories.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Fair Play, El Prado, La Paz, Avenida 16 de Julio, La Paz, Bolivia

The manicured gardens the statues, the park benches that line the Midway between the vehicle traffic going and coming from downtown was pretty cool. El Prado is also surrounded by huge office buildings housing many restaurants.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cultural Museum of Spain, La Paz, Bolivia

Avenida Camacho: One of the most important and traditional avenues of the City of La Paz, is located in the city center. Its route begins at the Obelisk Square and ends at the former Municipal Zoo, also known as Monkey Park. This avenue was named in homage to the former President of the Republic, Eliodoro Camacho.

Duration: 20 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Local Tour Guide (English-Speaking)
Not Included
  • Snacks - Does not include food and drinks
  • Tips and Extras not mentioned in the Program
Departure Point
1: lpbo arquitectos, Lindas Montañas Te Vieron Nacer, La Paz, Bolivia
2: St. Peter's Square, Cañada Strongest, La Paz, Bolivia
Return Details
1: Don Bosco High School - El Prado, La Paz, Bolivia
2: Avenida Camacho, Av. Camacho, La Paz, Bolivia
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.