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Customer Travel Tips for La Paz

75% Avg. city rating Rated by 330 customers

Activities / excursions 83%

Restaurants / eating out 74%

Shopping 74%

Chilling out / relaxing 66%

Getting around / public transport 68%

Sightseeing 77%

Culture 78%

Nightlife / partying 70%

Value for money 85%

Customer Travel Tips for La Paz

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69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


03 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: ...

Liked: A lot of sightseeing, amazing streets, colourful and cool.

Disliked: Food.

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 40%
62% Avg. rating


27 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Comer en mercado lanza muy barato!!

Liked: Su ambiente, su vida

Disliked: El trabsporte publico

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


10 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Relaxation / spa

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: na

Liked: na

Disliked: na

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
78% Avg. rating


11 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: ride the cable cars, it's cheap and such a unique and functional public transport.

Liked: The teleferico!

Disliked: normal city stuff, loud and crazy.

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


22 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: n/A

Liked: n/a

Disliked: n/a

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
58% Avg. rating


21 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Take official taxis or get the hostel/ bar/ restaurant you are at to call you a taxi. Do not hail one off the street.

Liked: Cheaper taxis, good sightseeing, the Witches' market is very interesting.

Disliked: Feels slightly unsafe and unfriendly.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


18 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: eat at the markets, so good and so cheap :D we ate a lot of pollo dorado YUM

Liked: loved the cable cars, even with the riots on i felt safe. bolivia is one of my favorite places! it is in that good stage where all the tourist stuff is in place but the people visiting are freindly and the locals are still friendly and dont try to rip you off.

Disliked: not as much street for as i thought there may be

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


15 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: We did a free walking tour which was a great way of finding out about the city

Liked: The hustle, the bustle and the dried llama foetus

Disliked: The pollution

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


15 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Walk around the city carefully.

Liked: Moon Valley, witches market, Mi teleferico and historical center.

Disliked: People are not very kind.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


25 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: z

Liked: eclectic city great to know something different

Disliked: the cold is terrific at least at this season

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


11 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Be street smart. Be cautious while there, but at the same time, enjoy the beauty the city has to offer.

Liked: I loved the street food, the bustling streets, the energy, everything really.

Disliked: It was a little dirty and slightly dangerous (mostly at night), but otherwise, great.

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


08 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: na

Liked: na

Disliked: na

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
67% Avg. rating


20 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Customer Travel Tip: na

Liked: Na

Disliked: na

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
78% Avg. rating


03 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go on the transfericos! It's cheap and fun and you have an amazing view over the city.

Liked: It has all those tipical tiny streets and you can buy literally everything on the streets.

Disliked: The contamination. AWFUL. Sometimes it was hard to breath while walking on the street.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


02 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Dress warm

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Its so cold at night

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


15 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Be careful!

Liked: It is a very Bolivian city. The witches markets are awesome!

Disliked: It doesn't feel as safe as other parts of bolivia

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


30 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Managing altitude sickness biggest issue

Liked: Culture and people watching in this hectic city

Disliked: No

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
60% Avg. rating


27 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: only stay a couple of days, and watch over your stuff!

Liked: good markets for doing touristy shopping

Disliked: everything, cold and high altitude makes it difficult to get around, lack of public transport and just an unsafe city

51% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
51% Avg. rating


23 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Use it as a transit or plan activities in front.

Liked: The people

Disliked: Not much to do.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


16 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Check out the places where the locals eat. They don't look very nice but food is great and really cheap!!

Liked: The small streets with the markets are great. Also seeing the women in typical dress is a great insight into the culture.

Disliked: The city is very rundown and outside of the market streets there is nothing to see in la paz the city itself. Worth going for 1 or 2 night but no longer

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75% Avg. city rating Rated by 330 customers

Activities / excursions 83%

Restaurants / eating out 74%

Shopping 74%

Chilling out / relaxing 66%

Getting around / public transport 68%

Sightseeing 77%

Culture 78%

Nightlife / partying 70%

Value for money 85%

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