One of South America’s cheapest countries is also home to the most awe inspiring sights the continent has to offer, from the majestic peaks of the Andes to the glistening Lake Titicaca and the lunar landscape of Salar de Uyuni. Average daily cost per person: 190 Boliviano or £23 ($28).
Past travelers have spent, in average £8 ($10) on meals for one day. Some of the typical dishes to try are the Sanduíche de Chola (pork sandwich), Anticucho (skewered beef hearts), Cuñapé (cheesy breads), Papas rellenas (stuffed mashed potatoes) and spicy chicken.
Home Stay is pretty common is Bolivia and great to experience life as a local, but you can also find plenty of hostels for minimum £5. There are also plenty of decent hotels starting from £20.
– Visit Isla del Sol – This beautiful rocky island is located in the middle of Titicaca dotted in fascinating Inca ruins. Cost: about £10 for a day trip.
– Relax amongst the banana groves in Coroico – Explore the sleepy little town of Coroico, which nestles amid orange, banana groves and coffee plantations.
– Cruise down the Amazon in a dug out canoe on the Pampas tour – It’s best to do the same three-day, two-night pampas tour which can be booked in either La Paz or Rurrenabeque. Expect to pay around 1,000 Boliviano (£120 or $150) for the all-inclusive tour.
– Hike along the lake Titicaca in Copacabana – Lake Titicaca is a popular day trip from Bolivia’s largest city. Plan to spend between £10 and £15 on transport costs depending on where you’re travelling from.
– Visit the bustling capital city La Paz – Located at 3,500 m above sea level, La Paz is a busy, beautiful city. It’s so unique it’s hard to describe and you really have to see it for yourself!
– View Salar de Uyuni – Salar de Uyuni must be on your Bolivia travel bucket list. It’s a unique destination home to pink flamingos and its beautiful landscape changes according to the season. A one day tour in Salar de Uyuni can be as cheap as £16 ($20).
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