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La Paz City Walking Tour Including Historical Streets

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La Paz, Bolivia
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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Get a comprehensive introduction to La Paz on this city sightseeing tour. This walking tour has morning or afternoon departure times and includes a traditional Bolivian drink at its conclusion.
  • City sightseeing tour in La Paz
  • Great introduction for first-time visitors
  • Visit local markets, churches, and government buildings
  • Morning or afternoon departure times
  • Sample local food and drink
Fun and informative bilingual guide
Local taxes
Local guide
Free local drink at the end!
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

St. Peter's Square, Cañada Strongest, La Paz, Bolivia

Return Details

Sol y Luna, Calle Murillo esquina Calle Cochabamba, zona Central, La Paz, Bolivia
Choose morning or afternoon departure time when booking and meet your guide and group downtown at Plaza San Pedro.

Take off through the city, first having a look around San Pedro Square, the prison, and the indigenous side of town. Then travel to the Rodriquez food market, where you can get a peek into what makes Bolivian food so unique. At the witches market, learn about the beliefs and stories that surround this place. 

Move on to San Francisco Church, to learn about the Christianization of the local population and take a break at Lanza Market to try some local snacks. Bypass Comercio Streeet on the way to the center of the government buildings, Plaza Murillo. On Jaen Street, take in the history and beauty on the city's oldest street before saying goodbye to your guide.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Mercado Rodríguez
Colorful market life comes alive as we explain the culture and customs behind what we find. The sights and sounds of this vibrant market tell a fascinating story of local culture and tradition. Your guide will explain everything and keep it entertaining.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Mercado de Las Brujas
This is one of the most fascinating markets in all of South America. Potions, llama fetus, offerings to mother earth, and so much more is on display in this working market. Take a seat as your guide explains the vast array of products being sold and the fascinating stories and histories behind some of them. Through this your guide will explain to you the living cosmovision of the Andes. Trully fascinating.
Duration: 25 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Iglesia de San Francisco
This is one of the most interesting church facades in all of Latin America. And as your guide explains what we see on the face of this church you will see in a very real way how the coming of the Spanish has affected the andean cosmovision and the local culture/traditions. Not just a beautiful church but a dramatic piece of art which shows us this incredible history.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Mercado Lanza
This is a truly local spot. Right in the center of the city, locals flock to this market for some of the best street grub around. Your guide will show you some delicios stops and you'll get a chance to try local food/drink. There's also bathrooms if needed
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Plaza Murillo
This is the epicenter of Bolivian Politics. In this very place started the first uprising against the Spanish in her colonies in South America. And from there it has continued to be the place of most of Bolilvians political movements, problems and triumphs. Your guide will tell you these fascinating stories in front of the presidential palace and give you a glimpse into the tumultuous political past and our hope for a better future. A truly fascinating spot!
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
La Paz
Explore one of the world's wonder cities with enthusiastic local guides who want you to love the city they call home. This fascinating has many unique and hidden gems that your guide shows you and brings to life!
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
  • OPERATED BY Gravity Assisted Mountain Biking

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the maximum group size during La Paz City Walking Tour Including Historical Streets?
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This activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers.

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Personable and informative
Ronald F
, Dec 2019
Guide knowledgeable, entertaining and attentive. Good value and an excellent primer for first time visitors to La Paz.
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This was an interesting trip. Our...
Rog
, Jul 2017
This was an interesting trip. Our guide and driver picked us upon time and whisked us away to Moon Valley. This is just outside La Paz and looks like another planet! Hence, the name! After this we managed to get on the Cable Car above La Paz and this was a highlight of the trip for us. The topography of La Paz is incredible and you'd be surprised how every space is utilised in the valley and on the cliff tops. At the end we went through the Witches Market and this was rushed to a degree. Our guide shared some interesting stories and had great knowledge, however, the tour did feel a little rushed at times. If you are struggling for time, then this tour is perfect for you. If, however, you have a bit more time, this tour will give you a start of where to go in La Paz.
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