La Paz City Tour: Explore Bolivian Culture, History, and Legends with Cable Car Adventure
418 Ratings
La Paz
Discover the captivating Bolivian city of La Paz on a 3-hour guided walking tour. Immerse yourself in the rich culture, history, and legends while exploring the iconic landmarks and intriguing Witches Market. Embark on a cable car adventure for a unique perspective of this sky-high city.
Duration: 3 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Mi Teleferico - We will start at the San Fransisco Church, visit the witches market of La Paz, San Pedro square and the infamous jail (from the outside)Then you will take various cable car lines and learn about the city from the sky. You will also visit the witches market of El Alto, very different from the first one you will see in La Paz, and on thursdays and sundays a bit of the giant flea market up there. Afterwards you will head back down to La Paz to visit our beautiful Jaen street and then you will go to the main square to see the cathedral and all the government buildings, you will walk through open air markets and various shops and finish back in San Francisco church.
What's Included
  • Local guide
  • All activities
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information

During this 3-hour, guided, walking tour of La Paz, learn the fascinating culture behind this Bolivian city in the sky, and hear the myths, history, and legends behind the buildings and streets. Along with your local guide and a group of no more than 15 people, you’ll browse through the stalls of the Witches Market and see the La Paz Cathedral, as well as learn the infamous history behind San Pedro Prison.

  • Dress code is smart casual
Basilica of Saint Francis
We meet in front of the main door of San Fransisco church. Our guides wear and orange and beige vest with the HANAQPACHA TRAVEL logo on the back and WALKING CITY TOUR below the logo.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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Feb 26, 2024
A very enjoyable afternoon in La Paz - Really enjoyed this tour of La Paz! Was a little apprehensive of using the cable cars by myself so was delighted to have someone guide me and this part was definitely a highlight! My guide (Illimani) was very informative on several subject areas such as the history of La Paz, Bolivian customs and traditions as well as the political system of Bolivia and helped to answer any questions I had. He also made sure to stop for breaks as the hills of La Paz can take their toll and this was much appreciated!
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Feb 22, 2024
Excellent views and history of Bolivia - The tour was excellent. Fernando was a great guide and provided loads of information. Awesome views on the cable cars and great to see so many parts of the city in one go
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Feb 19, 2024
Bird's view on La Paz - Very knowledgeable guide, who nicely covered culture, history and politics. The ride on the Teleferico to Il Alto was breathtaking. Worth the money.
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Feb 18, 2024
Nice stroll around la paz with a cable car ride too. - Really nice guide called Fernando who took our group of 3 around la paz. I'm not into tourist rubbish but he took us to some places where locals were just doing their thing. The witches market is utter tourist tat but after that it was great. I would recommend this tour as it shows you things you miss on your own.
Review provided by Viator
Feb 15, 2024
Great city and cultural tour. - Great tour with Fernando, a very engaging guide as knowledgeable and informative about the local culture and traditions as he was about the city and its history. Fantastic to see the city close up and then get a birds-eye view to help put it all into context. Highly recommended.
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Feb 3, 2024
An amazing tour, an amazing guide! - The city tour of La Paz was fantastic! Illimani was a fantastic guide who went above and beyond to make sure we had a good experience. He showed us a good number of key sites in La Paz, and taught us a good amount of history of the city. I would highly recommend this tour to help you get oriented to the city!
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Jan 30, 2024
Fantastic tour! - This was a fantastic tour, so many interesting stops and information from our guide Iggy. A really good value for money too, there are other tours that are more expensive but not nearly as good. I highly recommend!
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Jan 27, 2024
Cable cars were the best! - Nyra our guide was very informative, speaking English clearly, explaining indigenous traditions and history of La Paz. The cable cars showed the city and various areas superbly putting everything into perspective. Great tour and would definitely recommend. Thank you Nyra from the New Zealanders
Review provided by Viator
Jan 26, 2024
AMAZING! Great way to learn about and see La Paz! - We’ve been on many city walking tours and this was the best one yet! Our guide Iggy was incredible, so knowledgable about the city and was great about summarising all the important information! Riding all the cable cars was such a great way to see La Paz. Would absolutely recommend!
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Jan 22, 2024
Outstanding tour !! - The cable cars were amazing, cris crossing the city.we really enjoyed the tour.saw the witches market
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up to 9 guests
April 2024