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Moon Valley Tour from El Alto

Discover the hidden treasures of La Paz on an immersive city tour from El Alto. This off-the-beaten-track experience takes you to vibrant markets, the bustling city of El Alto, and a thrilling cable car ride. Explore the southern zone of La Paz, including the captivating Moon Valley, and savor a delicious local lunch. With knowledgeable guides and insightful commentary, this tour offers an authentic glimpse into the local culture and lifestyle of La Paz and El Alto.

General information

Price / 65 USD

You must pay before the tour starts

Availability

Everyday

Pick up time

9:00 am

Duration

9 hours

Included / excluded

Hotel pick up & drop off

Tour guide / English & Spanish

Bolivian snacks

Public transportation

Moon Valley entrance fee

Cable car fee

Disccount on a lunch

Extra food & drinks

Gratuities (optional)

Full description

Enjoy a unique and immersive city tour from El Alto, offering a fascinating exploration of La Paz’s hidden gems and local experiences. Led by a knowledgeable guide, this tour takes you beyond the usual tourist spots and provides a glimpse into the real life of the city’s residents.

As you wander through vibrant markets, mingle with locals, and explore the historic government and financial districts, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the city’s culture and daily life. The tour also includes a visit to the fast-growing city of El Alto, situated above La Paz, where you can witness the dynamic development and unique character of this bustling urban area.

One of the highlights of the tour is a ride on the Teleferico, La Paz’s modern cable car system. Enjoy panoramic views as you glide above the city, taking in the breathtaking scenery from above. You’ll also venture to the southern zone of La Paz, including a visit to the Moon Valley in Mallasa, where you can marvel at the unique geological formations.

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A local lunch in the zona sur adds a delicious touch to the experience, allowing you to savor authentic flavors and indulge in the local cuisine. Throughout the tour, your guide will provide insightful commentary, offering a deeper understanding of the city’s history, culture, and traditions.

Please note that this tour involves walking, and the high altitudes of La Paz and El Alto (ranging from 3600m to 4000m) require acclimatization. It is advisable to spend a day or two at this altitude before taking the tour to ensure your comfort and enjoyment. Additionally, remember to protect yourself from the sun with sunglasses and sunscreen, as the sun can be strong in this region.

Meeting point

You will be picked up from your accommodation in El Alto.

What to bring

Comfortable clothes

Comfortable shoes

Sunscreen