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La Paz

What are some interesting/fun things to do in the area? Can you recommend any “hidden gems"?

Choro Trail. Definitely. - Sep 2, 2016
Hiking is huge here. There are also a lot of markets for shopping. - Apr 6, 2015
Drive or bike ride to Coroico or Illimani. Sorata and Copacabana are popular weekend trips. - Nov 8, 2014
Hiking and horseback riding to the "Muela del Diablo," visiting plant nurseries and walking around the moonscapes in Mallasa with lunch at San Aquilina pizza place, having drinks with an excellent view of Mt Illimani at Allkamari in Valle de las Animas, visiting the wild animal shelter Senda Verde in Coroico, walking tour in old La Paz and the markets of El Alto with Banjo Tours. Visit to World Heritage site Tiwanaku, Lake Titcaca and the Eco-lodge and natural hotsprings near Mount Sajama, rock climbing and, of course, mountain biking down the "death road" from the Yungas. There is a Hash group and its called the "Highest Hash," of course. - Jan 1, 2014
Hiking, rock-climbing, sight-seeing. The Death Road, the can get in your car and take scenic, adventurous trips easily. But there aren't maps or GPS, so you have to find your way and be adventurous -- and prepared! - Jul 22, 2013
uhhh....still working on that one. - Jun 22, 2013
ATV rides, trips to Chile and Peru. Flights to Argentina (expensive). - Jul 20, 2012
Travel to the mountains. - Feb 9, 2012
Great for outdoor activities like hiking and biking. The valley of the moon is close by and a very unique hike. - Aug 7, 2011
Hiking, sightseeing, travel, cheap air travel to other nearby major cities and even cheaper bus travel, shopping, natural beauty - May 27, 2011
Traveling throughout the country. Beautiful landscapes and sceneries. Lake Titicaca is completely out of breath. Yungas is in the middle of the jungle and the rivers are beautiful. - May 26, 2011
Drive to Valle de la Luna, play golf at the highest golf course in the world, go see Lake Titicaca, take lots of pictures of the beautiful mountains, birds, and people. - Mar 14, 2011
Go swimming or play tennis at the German Club or the Tennis club. Go out to eat in a nice restaurant or take a road trip to Lake Titicaca. - Aug 25, 2010
Hiking, Valle de la Luna, Lake Titicaca. Going anywhere does take an effort. ROads are bad and distances long - Jan 7, 2010
Lots of great day trips. Lake Titicaca, Tiwanaku ruins, subtropic city of Coroico. Also lots of longer trips are within easy reach, including Amazon trips, mountain hikes, including following old Inca trails, the Uyuni salt flats, other cities, the list goes on and on. - Aug 21, 2009