On this page, Aracari is providing Bolivia coronavirus updates and responses to frequently asked questions about travel to Bolivia at this time. Our aim here is to keep you updated with the situation so that it becomes easier for you to start planning (or re-planning) your itineraries to this striking land. Besides our response to each question, you will see the date when the answer was last updated. If you are making travel plans and want to check with us on the latest, up-to-the-minute information, or have other specific questions you would like to ask, then please contact us and our local experts will be able to assist you.
For further information about the measures, Aracari is putting in place to ensure your safe travel with us, please read the information here.
[15th October 2020] It is now possible to travel to Bolivia via commercial flights, but all land, river, and lake borders remain closed.
[15th October 2020] Any international travelers to Bolivia can visit the country as long as they show negative test results for COVID-19 up to 7 days prior to the flight, in some cases certified by a Bolivian consulate.
[15th October 2020] All international airports are open. Uyuni airport has flights scheduled starting on December 1st.
[15th October 2020] You can travel now on any departing international flights to Bolivia.
[15th October 2020] Yes, you must present a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction/Serology (PCR-TR) test for COVID-19, up to 7 hours before you board your flight to Bolivia.
[15th October 2020] Many hotels are now opening with distancing measures in place. Public events and places that typically hold large gatherings remain canceled/closed. Eduardo Avaroa National Park is still not open for visits. Salar de Uyuni has already re-opened. Many museums in Bolvia are operated privately and many are not planning to re-open until at least December. Restaurants have reopened with security measurements.
[15th October 2020] The Bolivian government has imposed strict measures to ensure safe public health. The protocols are in place until October 31st, 2020, but could possibly be extended by the Peruvian Government. All people in the country must follow these protocols:
- In public places you must maintain 1.5m distance from other people and use facemasks, including outside.
- A Monday to Friday curfew between 8pm and 5am in La Paz. Other local authorities may impose different restrictions.
- At the weekend in La Paz department (including the city of La Paz), there is a curfew 4pm and 5am, in addition to the national restrictions above.
- Local authorities may impose further restrictions, including on the movement of people under 12 and over 65 years old, and weekend movement.
[15th October 2020] International travelers may be subject to additional quarantine restrictions and/or health screenings upon arrival and should inquire with the airline or local authorities at their destination.