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

Parque Arquisamaña is easy to get to and has some amazing views of the Zona Sur; Parque Gimnacio de Achumani has the best stone slide; Flor de Leche is a local dairy that provides tours and lunch by reservation. - Feb 2019

Choro Trail. Definitely. - Sep 2016

Hiking is huge here. There are also a lot of markets for shopping. - Apr 2015

Drive or bike ride to Coroico or Illimani. Sorata and Copacabana are popular weekend trips. - Nov 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 2014

Hiking, rock-climbing, sight-seeing. The Death Road, the Yungas...you 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 2013

uhhh....still working on that one. - Jun 2013

ATV rides, trips to Chile and Peru. Flights to Argentina (expensive). - Jul 2012

Travel to the mountains. - Feb 2012

Great for outdoor activities like hiking and biking. The valley of the moon is close by and a very unique hike. - Aug 2011

Hiking, sightseeing, travel, cheap air travel to other nearby major cities and even cheaper bus travel, shopping, natural beauty - May 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 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 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 2010

Hiking, Valle de la Luna, Lake Titicaca. Going anywhere does take an effort. ROads are bad and distances long - Jan 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 2009

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