Just as the the first rays of light began to peek over the horizon, everyone raised their hands into the air and faced the rising sun. At 3,850 meters (12,631 ft) above sea level it was frigid outside. I put my gloved hands in the hair. Some people began to…

La Paz from the air Sitting at an altitude of 3,650m (almost 12,000 ft), the cable cars in La Paz offer an unbelievable view of the city spreading as far as the eye can see, including the historic center, neighborhoods built into the mountains, and the snow-capped Andes. Cable cars…

Salt flats and silver: 12 days in the Bolivian Highlands

Introducing Bolivia Packed with extreme landscapes and diverse cultural heritage, Bolivia is becoming an increasingly popular destination for more adventurous travelers. With altitudes ranging from slightly above sea level to over 20,000 feet, the landlocked country has a variety of climates that make for an amazing trip where one can…

Our Man in La Paz: James Brunker

Aracari Travel. Discovering Bolivia At Aracari, we are not just known for our expertise on travel in Peru; we have been arranging luxury trips to Bolivia for years now, and it is a destination that we highly recommend to those with a sense of adventure and a love of nature and culture….

A Trip Across Bolivia with Aracari

A Trip Across Bolivia with Aracari Journalist Lauren Holmes shares her personal experience travelling through Bolivia with Aracari as part of her research trip for her Bolivia destination article for House & Garden Magazine.  During my first trip to Bolivia, backpacking across the continent a decade ago, I had time…

Trip Report: Lake Titicaca

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By Marisol Mosquera Lake Titicaca experience I have visited Lake Titicaca a number of times, mostly on the Peruvian side but also on the Bolivian one. There are many ways to visit the lake on the way from Bolivia to Peru, from Peru to Bolivia as well as while visiting…