El Alto and La Paz City Tour

Witches Market
Plaza Murillo - La Paz CIty Tour
Baby Llama Fetuses - Witches Market
EL Alto and La Paz City Tour
Witches Market
Plaza Murillo - La Paz CIty Tour
Baby Llama Fetuses - Witches Market
EL Alto and La Paz City Tour

El Alto and La Paz City Tour

  • Discover the culture throughout the whole city as you walk along the streets of La Paz

  • Visit the infamous and historical San Pedro Prison, one of Bolivia's biggest landmarks

  • Enjoy a spectacular, panoramic view atop one of the highest points in the city

Journey through La Paz with a local to discover all the stories that make up this magical Bolivian city, from the inmates of San Pedro Prison, to the mysterious tales of The Witches Market, and the locals that live and work in the highest capital city on Earth.


All year round


3 hours


Plaza Murillo main square, in front of the giant stone book statue


Plaza Murillo main square, in front of the giant stone book statue


Pearl of the Salar






Minimum Age: 1 year old – Must have parents permission
Maximum Age: 70 years old – Medical proof of optimum health status

The meeting point is in Plaza Murillo on this La Paz tour, we’ll head towards San Pedro Prison, an infamous La Paz landmark that is best seen from a local’s perspective. Your guide will give you the lowdown on what makes this prison so famous, and what makes it one of the most fascinating local stories in town.

We’ll stroll past the prison walls (don’t worry, it’s completely safe!) and then head towards several local markets, places where Bolivian culture really comes alive. Lean about the staple foods of Bolivia, such as the endless different types of Andean potatoes, produce that is worked into the local cuisine in all kinds of interesting ways. As we continue to tour La Paz, we’ll also head towards a local fruit market to taste freshly-picked organic fruit, sourced from every corner of Bolivia. Taste mouth-watering, flavourful fruit from the Bolivian Amazon rainforest, and try to guess their names!

Next up, we’ll hop into some public transport and journey up into the outer heights of La Paz. We’ll reach a spectacular scenic viewpoint, where you can see across the city of La Paz from above, and may well be the only foreigners in sight doing so. Take some unforgettable photos of this beautiful panorama, and enjoy the moment as you reflect on all the activity going on below you.

We’ll jump back in our transport, and journey down to the Witches´ Market, another classic La Paz neighbourhood. Here you can discover the myths and legends of Bolivia, from spooky voodoo to everything you need to know about the coca leaf. You’ll even find some very interesting Bolivian aphrodisiacs! Have your fortune told by a Shaman who specialises in coca leaf readings, and walk around these magical markets, finding all kinds of potions and odd cures.

On our way back to downtown, we’ll take a short stop off at another market, where locals buy their day-to-day goods. Here you can take in yet another snapshot of local life in La Paz, shop for some produce yourself, or perhaps buy some last minute souvenirs.

We’ll arrive back at Plaza Murillo between 12 or 1 pm, depending on the traffic (which can be crazy in La Paz!) and the pace of our group.

Minimum age: 6 years

Ticket Price(USD)
TOUR PRICE (All ages) 37.00 (USD)

- Local English speaking guide
- A traditional mid-morning snack.


- Local transport fees
- Drinks
- Coca leaf fortune telling at The Witches´ Market
- Tips / gratuities for your guide.


- Sunscreen
- Sunglasses
- A change of clothes
- Toiletries
- Camera
- Extra money

Child Policy: Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.


Cancellation or changes to this tour:

CHANGES: Changes must be made before 5:00 pm (La Paz time), 2 days before the tour begins. After this time, there is a 100% changes fee.

NO SHOWS & CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel two days prior to the tour before 5:00 pm (La Paz time) or earlier, a 35% administration fee (+ the card fee) will apply. After this time, there is a 100% no-show or cancellation fee.

You must email bookings@findlocaltrips.com (include the name of the tour and the reservation number) to cancel this tour or to make any changes.

  1. Are pickups included?

    No. The meeting point for the tour is at Plaza Murillo main square, in front of the giant stone book statue.

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