Red Cap Walking City Center Tour - La Paz

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Book your La Paz city tour online now! Due to Covid we currently only operate by reservation.  We meet in PLAZA SAN PEDRO (Plaza Sucre on some maps) at 11am or 2pm.
 

La Paz, Bolivia is a city unlike any other on earth.  Its’ staggering height (3,600m/11,800ft) is only surpassed by its’ incredible beauty and unique way of life.  Sprawling over a gorgeous valley and surrounded by massive Andean mountains, ones’ first sight of La Paz, Bolivia is unforgettable, but its lasting mark on those who visit, is the life it holds within the valley walls.

Our La Paz city walking tour will bring this complex, busy, and incredibly interesting city to life!  The people, history, and customs that make up La Paz are truly fascinating and give an insight into the life that makes up one of the world’s most vibrant cities.  A visit to La Paz, Bolivia is hardly complete without walking her narrow alleys, meeting her people, visiting her cholitas, and getting to know the past that makes her what she now is.  This city tour is on everyone’s list of things to do in Bolivia and is often rated the best city tour in South America.
 

Look for your amazing Red Cap guide at 11am or 2pm in the center of PLAZA SAN PEDRO (Plaza Sucre on some maps). Our guides wear I heart La Paz t-shirts, Red Caps with our logo, and have guiding credentials.  

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Enjoy your incredible tour and remember if you loved your La Paz city tour, (which is as close to a free city tour as we can legally make it) please tip your amazing guides! (For those not accustomed to tipping the average tip people give is usually from $5-$10)

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CITY TOUR MUST SEE SIGHTS!
-SAN PEDRO PLAZA/Prison  - We meet here EVERYDAY at 11am and 2pm.  Look for the guide with the Red Cap and I Heart La Paz T-shirt in the center of the Plaza!

               The La Paz city tour starts in the center of the plaza. While no longer allowed in the San Pedro prison, we discuss this old military fortress that converted into one of the world’s most interesting prisons. Right in the centre of town,this is one of La Paz’s most interesting places to visit.

-Rodriguez Local Street Market
               The vibrant local street market is full of life, vibrant colours, textures, bartering and Aymaran traditions. Try new and exotic local produce and learn about the cholitas, our beloved traditional Andean women.

-Witches Market
               Colourful market stalls where ancient Aymaran beliefs are still practiced.  Get your fortune read in of coca leaves or buy a potion or amulet! Here we learn about the ancient Andean cosmovision and beliefs.

-San Francisco Church / Plaza
               Take in this gorgeous cathedral, a must see, which symbolizes the city, old and new. The unique and beautiful facade displays quite vividly the meeting and union of the Spanish and traditional cultures that make Bolivia what it is.

-Plaza Murrillo
               Visiting Plaza Murillo is  a must on your list of things to do in Bolivia. This beautiful plaza is the centre of the city, Bolivian politics and all the dramatic history therein. Your guide will help give you your bearings into the political life of Bolivia and our place now in the history of this amazing country.

- Local Restaurant
Finish up your La Paz city tour trying a local drink (our treat) and get help booking or with information on all the things to do in Bolivia!

Highlights

*Top-rated city tour on TripAdvisor!
*Rated one of the best city walking tours in South America
*As cheap as we can legally make it (nearly a free tour)!
*Learn about local culture and customs
*Get your bearings in this busy city
*Hilarious, entertaining and super fun!
*Must do activity in Bolivia.

 

Route

  1. 11AM/2PM - Meet EVERYDAY in Plaza San Pedro