La Paz Free Walking Tour
La Paz free walking tour is an awesome way to explore the administrative capital and largest city of Bolivia, located in the Andean highlands. Known for its unique topography, La Paz is built on a steep incline and is surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Visitors can explore the historic city center, which is home to many colonial-era buildings, churches, and plazas, as well as the famous Witch’s Market, where traditional medicinal herbs and potions are sold. The city is also home to many museums, such as the National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore, and offers great opportunities for hiking and climbing in the surrounding mountains.
♦ Meeting point: Plaza Murillo
♦ Start times: 11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs
♦ Duration: 2 hours
♦ Availability: Everyday
♦ Price: Tip only basis
♦ Note: Booking the tour is mandatory
Free Walking Tour La Paz – Itinerary
Free walking tour La Paz will take you through some of the most iconic and interesting parts of this vibrant city. We will start our tour at the Plaza Murillo, the heart of the city and the site of the Presidential Palace and the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace.
Next, we will take a stroll through the charming streets of the historic center, where you will see many of the city’s most historic buildings and monuments, such as the San Francisco Church, a colonial church dating back to the 16th century and the National Museum of Art, which houses a collection of Chilean art and artifacts. Along the way, we’ll pass by some of La Paz’s most famous landmarks such as the Calle Jaén, a street lined with colonial-style houses and traditional shops.
After that, we will walk to the Mirador Killi Killi, a viewpoint that offers a panoramic view of the city and the surrounding mountains. Here, we’ll have a chance to learn more about the city’s history and take some great pictures.
Next, we will head to the Witches’ Market, where you can learn about the traditional customs and beliefs of the indigenous people of La Paz, and purchase traditional handicrafts, souvenirs, and potions.
Finally, we will end our tour at the Mercado Lanza, one of the most traditional markets in La Paz, where you can sample some of the delicious local cuisine and enjoy the lively atmosphere of the market.