The Rough Guide to Bolivia

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Practical travel guide to Bolivia featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Bolivia. The Rough Guide to Bolivia also includes details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Bolivia, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.

The Rough Guide to Bolivia covers: La Paz; Oruro; Potosí; Sucre; Cochabamba; Santa Cruz; and Rurrenabaque. Attractions include: Mercado de Hechicería; Tiwanaku; Lake Titicaca and Isla del Sol; Coroico and the "Death Road"; the Inca Trails; Salar de Uyuni; Reserva de Fauna Andina Eduardo Avaroa; the Che Guevara Trail; the Jesuit Missions of Chiquitos; Parque Nacional Madidi and the Amazon.

Inside this travel guide you'll find:


Experiences selection for every kind of trip to Bolivia, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Salar de Uyuni to family activities in child-friendly places, like Tiwanaku or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Parque Nacional Madidi.


Essential pre-departure information including Bolivia entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.


Carefully planned routes covering the best of Bolivia give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.


Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.


Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for mountain climbing or swimming alongside pink river dolphins.


Rough Guides' rundown of Coroico, Rurrenabaque, Trinidad and Oruro's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Bolivia, even in a short time.


Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Bolivia, matching different needs.


Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Bolivia, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.


Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Isla del Sol and the spectacular Isla del Pescado.


Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in La Paz, Sucre and many more locations in Bolivia, reduce need to go online.


With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780241306291
Series: Rough Guides Main Series
Publication Date: 1/31/2018
Pages: 344
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm


This title is a part of Rough Guides Main Series

Practical travel guides series covering countries, cities and regions, with detailed factual travel tips, perfect for independent, long-stay, backpacking and budget-conscious travellers seeking comprehensive travel information and off-the-beaten track experiences

  • Extensive practical travel information including getting there, getting around, climate information, safety tips, accommodation explanations, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Curated author picks with destination highlights at the beginning of each guide

  • Ready-made itineraries covering every corner of the destination

  • Colour-coded places chapters with detailed coverage of places and sights, presented in a points-of-interest structure 

  • Extensive recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with marked-up key sights 

  • Insights on history and nature highlights  

  • Easy to use, newspaper-style layout

  • All guides published from January 2021 are printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each printed guide published from May 2019 

Format: 129 x 198mm

Price: £14.99-£26.99 | $13.99-$34.99

Extent: 616–1208 page


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5.0 out of 5, 3 global ratings

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Bolivia travel guide

Reviewed on December 31, 2019
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This was a Christmas present bought for my brother in law, many thanks Amazon!

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Going on holiday

Reviewed on September 19, 2018
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Make the most of where you are going and never go any without one of the books, priceless!

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Great guide

Reviewed on October 10, 2015
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Great guide, loads of info and up to date!

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