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Cable Car Tour of La Paz

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Meet your guide in front of the San Francisco Church and enjoy 2-hours exploring from a cable car, locally called Teleferico. During the tour you will switch between 6 different cable car lines. Visit El Alto and the witches market up there. Amazing views, definitely the best way to see the whole city on this 2-hour tour departing at 11am or 3pm.
  • La Paz cable car tour visits some of the city’s most important neighborhoods
  • Get your bearings in Bolivia’s biggest city
  • Safe, convenient way to explore local areas from high-altitude viewpoints
  • Browse for unique souvenirs at the Witches Market
What to Expect
Meet a guide a central location in La Paz and then rise above the city as you take the red line cable car to El Alto, a high-altitude district with sweeping views. You’ll pass the massive central cemetery on your way to the El Alto Witches Market—renowned for unique wares and the occasional ritual—and hop a minibus through a few El Alto neighborhoods. Ride the yellow line cable car to the edge of the southern part of the city and then transfer to the green line, which extends all the way into the upscale South Zone, which features the most modern architecture in the city. The tour concludes in downtown La Paz, close to top restaurants and attractions. The guides can help arrange transport back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Church of San Francisco, Sagarnaga 173, La Paz, Bolivia
Return Details
Calle Jaen, Jaén, La Paz Zona 10, Bolivia
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  • Entry/Admission - Mi Teleferico
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  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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My guide for the Cable Car tour was Juan. He was really enthusiastic, friendly and informative. The tour went along the main telerifico lines and Juan pointed out all the landmarks and local sites. You wouldn't know the little hidden gems if you were cable cars on your own. We
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Want to see La Paz from above? Cable car is undoubtedly the best option. The most accessible lines are yellow, green and blue. The price is 6 bolivars for several stations. To see the most important parts of the city you will spend 50-60 bolivars, about 12 US $. From my point of
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We took this trip with our guide Kari who was very knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. We took the local minibus to the central station and then rode a circuit of La Paz on various lines. This trip took the hassle away from paying for any of the trips or reading maps of
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We did this tour with Alfie and it was the best value and most informative tour we've done in South America so far. The cable cars are an awesome way to see the city. Alfie had all members of the tour laughing and enjoying the journey.
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Amazing guide speaking english fluently. Maria gave us a lot of information and insights about la Paz, the history of the city and traditions of the locals. The perfect tour to have a broad overview of the city. Recommended to everyone who has two hours to spend in la Paz. Don't
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Languages Offered: Spanish
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