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.

[13 Dec 2021]

Commercial flights operate between Bolivia and several international destinations including Miami, Madrid, Bogota, Lima, Santiago, and Sao Paulo โ€“ all of which are currently operational.

Most land borders with Boliviaโ€™s neighboring countries are open. However, since a few remain closed, checking before you intend to travel over land is essential.

[13 Dec 2021]

All international travelers entering Bolivia must show a negative RT-PCR test result for COVID-19, taken within 72 hours of departure, regardless of the country of travel origin.

Travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and have received their second vaccine dose at least 14 days prior to arrival in Bolivia, are no longer required to quarantine.

Unvaccinated travelers will be required to take an additional RT-PCR test three days after arrival. If this test is positive, the traveler will be required to quarantine until they receive a negative test result. The cost of this test must be covered by the traveler.

All non-residents must have health insurance that covers them for COVID-19 before arriving in Bolivia.

[13 Dec 2021]

All international airports are open. Uyuni airport ( that has the international denomination) is not operating commercial flights

[13 Dec 2021]

It is now possible to travel on any departing international flight to Bolivia, on the condition that you have a negative PCR test.

 

[13 Dec 2021]

Yes, you must present a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction/Serology (PCR-TR) test for COVID-19, taken within 72 hours of departure, regardless of the country of travel origin.

Travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and have received their second vaccine dose at least 14 days prior to arrival in Bolivia, are no longer required to quarantine.

Unvaccinated travelers will be required to take an additional RT-PCR test three days after arrival. If this test is positive, the traveler will be required to quarantine until they receive a negative test result. The cost of this test must be covered by the traveler.

[13 Dec 2021]

Many hotels in Bolivia are now open with social distancing measures in place. Eduardo Avaroa National Park and Salar de Uyuni have both reopened for visitors. Museums and restaurants in the country are open with additional COVID-19 safety measurements. Public events and places that typically hold large gatherings remain cancelled or closed.

[13 Dec 2021]

The Bolivian government has imposed strict measures to protect public health. Until further notice, everyone in the country must maintain 1.5m distance from others in public places and continue to use facemasks, including when outside.

[13 Dec 2021]

Whilst it is possible to move freely around Bolivia, local authorities may impose domestic travel restrictions at short notice. This could include the movement of people under 12 and over 65 years old, as well as on weekend travel.

[13 Dec 2021]

Travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and have received their second vaccine dose at least 14 days prior to arrival in Bolivia, are no longer required to quarantine.

Unvaccinated travelers will be required to take an additional RT-PCR test three days after arrival. If this test is positive, the traveler will be required to quarantine until they receive a negative test result. The cost of this test must be covered by the traveler.