Before leaving for Bolivia: practical information and advice


Bolivia, so distant and so inaccessible. We have this impression of mysteries when we think Bolivia. With peaks of the Andes, the famed Lake Titicaca, the Amazon forest ... How to say Bolivia is 1001 destinations at once! It is a mosaic of landscapes, several ethnic groups living in harmony and architectural richness that awaits every traveler.

What draws in Bolivia, it's probably this population at once so diverse and that keeps it traditions and entrenched customs. < p> If you go to Bolivia, we advise you to go to meet its inhabitants, you will be as enchanted. Proud of their traditions, they blend harmoniously with modern life in their rituals and customs. However, avoid shocking your dress or taking their picture without asking their permission. For a trip to the meeting of nature, you will be filled. You will discover alpaca, llama a small domesticated for 5000 years by the Incas. You will see a can everywhere because this animal is used both for transport but also gives milk, wool and meat. You can also start a nice hike in the Bolivian Altiplano. We advise you to use a local guide. Imagine a gigantic plateau 3500 meters above sea level, surrounded by the Cordillera and the Western Cordillera. In addition to the fauna and flora unusual, You will meet many vestiges of pre-Columbian civilizations. Know that the Bolivian Altiplano is a destination in itself, so you need to have one or two days if you want to really enjoy.

To visit Bolivia, you need a valid passport but it will ask for the stamp constituting authorization of stay of 30 days, on arrival in the country with the airport police.

As for vaccination, know that it is recommended to review your immunization schedule and to get vaccinated against the fever yellow, typhoid and viral hepatitis a and B. also remember to take with you a repellent because mosquitoes are vectors of malaria and dengue fever.