TRAVEL OPTIONS FROM COPACABANA TO LA PAZ

Bus Tickets Peru offers several bus travel options to make this journey:

  • Direct trip: Direct buses from Copacabana to La Paz leave from Plaza Sucre, the main square in Copacabana. The journey lasts about 4 hours. The road crosses the Tiquina strait which includes an additional Bs2 (about US$0.30) for the ferry crossing. That cost is not usually included in the prince of the bus ticket. The bus companies that offer this service are Vicuna Travel, Trans Titicaca, and Diana Tours.
  • Tourist bus: For those who want a more inclusive experience, you can choose to travel to La Paz with Turisbus. Passengers are picked up from Copacabana at around 1:30pm and makes two stops along the way for passengers to take pictures of the landscape. Turisbus drops passengers at Hotel Rosario La Paz (Illampu 704 and Graneros). The cost of the Tiquina crossing is included in the price of the ticket.

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THINGS TO DO IN LA PAZ

  • Witches market: Located in downtown La Paz, behind the San Francisco church, the Witches market is a must-see stop for tourists and locals alike. Here you will find potions, powders and amulets which locals use to bless and protect their houses. In the streets nearby, you can also find artisanal clothes, accessories and souvenirs.
  • Moon valley: A spectacular rock formation that looks like a lunar landscape, it was formed by the erosion of mountains. This popular spot in the south of La Paz is worth the visit. It is located 40 minutes from the center of La Paz, in Mallasa.
  • Valle de las Animas, Muela del Diablo: You can also hike for a day in these breathtaking spots located at the south of the city.
  • Cable car: The cable car is La Paz newest public transport system consisting of 7 lines connecting the cities of La Paz and El Alto. You can travel above the whole city of La Paz and discover the city like nowhere else. Stops are in Irpavi, Sopocachi, Obrajes, Av. Camacho, Alto Obrajes, Av. Arce, Plaza Villarroel, etc.
  • Viewpoints: The most visited viewpoints are the miradors of Pura Pura, Killi Killi and Laikakota located in the central area of La Paz.
  • Museums: You can learn all about Bolivian history and culture in the numerous museums the city has to offer. From Pre-Columbian art to modern history, the museums have something for everyone. Some highlights are:
    • MUSEF (Museum of Ethnography and Folklore): This museum contains archeological pieces from around Bolivia, ranging from textiles, feathers, masks, metal and stone.
    • Museum Tambo Quirquincho: Contains collection of colonial and republican silver artefacts. There are also old photographs of La Paz, traditional masks and costumes.
    • Precious Metal Museum (also known as Gold Museum): This museum holds an impressive collection of Pre-Columbian pieces showcasing jewelries and ceramics.
    • Other museums of interest: Coca Museum, Museum of Musical Instruments.
  • Restaurants: If you want to taste typical and traditional food, you can find many options around the city as La Paz street food is full of delicious delicacies like salteñas, sandwich de chola, choripan, anticuchos and many more. There are also many restaurants around the city offering traditional food showcasing local products and Bolivian cuisine.
  • Accommodation: There is a large range of offers for all budgets and tastes. There are backpackers’ hostels in the center of the city and more higher-end hotels that will cater to all your needs.
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