TRAVEL OPTIONS FROM POTOSI TO LA PAZ
Bus Tickets Peru offers several bus travel options for this journey:
- Direct trip: You can travel directly from Potosi to La Paz. It takes about 9 hours, buses leave Potosi at 9:30pm and 10:00pm. Buses arrive in La Paz the next day. Buses make one stop midway for passengers to purchase snacks and refreshments. The bus company offering this service is Trans Copacabana S.A. (semi lie-flat and lie-flat buses). Before boarding the bus you must pay the Uso de Terminal which is a small fee charged by the bus terminal and costs Bs2 per person.
- Trip with stopover: The other option is to stop in Sucre which is only 3 hours away from Potosi. The bus companies doing this route are Trans Emperador and Trans Copacabana S.A.
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TOURIST INFORMATION YOU MAY FIND USEFUL
- Witches market: Located in downtown La Paz, behind the San Francisco church, the Witches market is a popular stop for tourists and locals alike. Here you will find potions and amulets which locals use to bless their houses. You can also find artisanal clothes, accessories and souvenirs.
- Moon valley: A spectacular rock formation made by the erosion of the mountains, this popular spot in the south of La Paz is worth the visit. It is located on the way to Mallasa, 40 minutes from the center of La Paz.
- Cable car: The teleferico is La Paz’s newest public transport system consisting of 8 lines connecting the south of the city to El Alto. You can discover the whole city of La Paz from above and enjoy spectacular views.
- Viewpoints: The most visited viewpoints are the miradors of Pura Pura, Killi Killi and Laikakota located in the central area of La Paz.
- 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, 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 hostels in the center of the city and more higher-end hotels that will cater to all your needs.