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Cochabamba (Amancayas)

Cochabamba (Amancayas)

Vladimir Alba

Cochabamba, the third largest city in Bolivia, is located some 240km southeast of La Paz. The city, set on a plain surrounded by low mountains, is known for its moderate climate and is often called Bolivia's "resort city".  Popular excursions form Cochabamba include the ruins of Incarakay, beautiful lago Angostura, and the largest Christ statue in the world.

Tourist Information:

The Spitting Llama Bookstore  www.thespittingllama.com

The store owned by a USA-Bolivian couple provides books, maps, and tourist information about Cochabamba and all of Bolivia. Their website is quite useful in finding information as well. The Spitting Llama also sells a wide range of camping and travel equipment and has stores in Copacabana and Cochabamba.

Bolivia Cultura www.boliviacultura.com

This travel agency located at the corner of Calle Ecuador and EspaƱa offers a full range of services including both international and national airline ticketing. They specialize in tours of Toro Toro National Park where one can see the remains of numerous dinosaurs as well as swim in canyons and explore several local caves. They also can arrange tours of Salar Uyuni, Lago Titicaca as well as plan your exploration of all of South America . Give them a call at 4-425-7272 or stop by!



Part or or all of this text stems from the original article at: http://wikitravel.org/en/Cochabamba

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