Located in South America, Boliva is one of the most exciting countries, with its natural beauty and rustic appeal. Right from its mesmerizing peaks, raging rivers and lush green jungles to the vibrant city life, this country will leave its visitors craving for more!
Begin your journey from the city of Cobija where you can experience the wonderful brazil nut processing plants and a cosy climate like no other. Riberalta is next on the destination, which is most popular for travelling motorcycles and the perfect sunsets. Move onto the city of Trinidad, where you will be greeted with a perfect blend of the old colonial architecture and its new thriving modern towns. Next, travel to the buzzing town of Nuestra Senora De La Paz and experience the wonderful and captivating canyons, that is guaranteed to take your breath away.
Travel to the booming Mediterranean rich city of Cochabamba before you land in Oruro known to be the capital of the carnival seasons. Santa Cruz de la Sierra is your next step, where visitors must experience vibrancy of the traditional mixed with the contemporary society. Move onto the beautiful capital city of Sucre, which also stands as the symbolic heart of the nation. Travel through the silver rich city of Potosi, before you sample the wonderful produces from the vineyards of Tarija. Finally, complete your journey in the city of Yacuiba where you can experience the calm and peaceful village areas located here.
This vibrant country is abundant with several captivating monuments and colourful attractions. Visitors must visit the largest salt flat at Salar de Uyuni for its captivating beauty along with the antique train cemetery located nearby. Travel to the site of the great historic civilization known as the Tiwanaku where visitors can still view some of the remnants of this ancient city that was lost to time. Visitors who wish to experience the true political culture of Bolivia, must travel to the Plaza Murillo which includes the Presidential Palace, National Congress of Bolivia and the Cathedral of La Paz. For a more exciting venture, The Witches’ Market also known as the EL Mercado de las Brujas or La Hechiceria is popular place which sells fascinating ingredients for potions commonly concocted by the local witch doctors. A must visit for visitors is the iconic Cristo de la Concordia which is statue of Jesus Christ most similar to the one situated in Brazil. Apart from these wonderful attractions lies the fascinating natural attraction of the shallow salt lake of Laguna Colorada which has a unique red and white color due to its deposits. The other natural attractions that are a must see are the green waters of the Laguna Verde and the stratovolcano of Olca.
Bolivia is the original country known for its meat and potatoes cuisines. Meat lovers can truly enjoy here with a large variety of meals made from beef, chicken, rabbits and pork, along with the more adventurous llama and guinea pigs available in the local rural areas and selected urban restaurants. Apart from these, the most notable Bolivian cuisines comprise of the Pique a lo macho and the Silpancho or Milanesa. Some of the most lip smacking snacks that are found here are the choripan and the anticucho. Visitors can enjoy the delightful ensalada de frutas, which is fruit salad mixed with yogurt. You can wash down these delectable cuisines with a choice of the local cocktails that comprise of mocochinichi, vitaminico or the traditional api.
There are a plethora of activities to do here that range from calm and peaceful to adrenaline driven rush. You can always take a boat trip down the peaceful river waters or experience the local mines on several tours. Hiking and biking up the hills here are common, where you will be greeted with a spectacular view of the natural flora and fauna. Go snorkeling or deep sea diving near the beaches and explore the marine life thriving underneath the calm waters.
However you plan your trip, there are certain factors that need to be kept in priority especially when it comes to protecting yourself and your family. With the distinct possibility of mishaps and calamities that might occur, a safety net is a welcoming relief. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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