Things to Do in Bolivia

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If you're looking for Bolivia things to do, particularly outdoor and adventurous activities, then look no further. While this country has a reputation for political instability and danger, it's also a perfect site for the outdoor enthusiast. There are dozens of top adventure sport hubs and other extreme activities to be found within the landlocked South American country of Bolivia.

Ski the Andes

The Andes are the largest mountain range in South America and are home to fabulous skiing. While much of the range extends south into Chili, the Andes are also available for outdoor activities as far north as Bolivia as well. All of the country is at a remarkably high elevation, and there are other mountain ranges as well, so there are plenty of skiing and snowboarding opportunities to take advantage of.

Cycle Yungas Road

Yungas Road is a high elevation pass that is home to some of the most dramatic visuals and dangerous turns of any road in the world. It's a perilous adventure that is only appropriate for the most adventurous of travelers. However, cyclists looking for an extreme challenge often find Yungas Road to be one of the most exhilarating experiences of their lives.

Salar de Uyuni

The Salar de Uyuni is one of the most dramatic and desolate places on earth. It's the largest salt flat on the planet, stretching for over 4,000 square miles. On the salt flats there are a number of different resorts and activities, including biking, drag racing and more.

Madidi National Park

In stark contrast to the open, desolate nature of the Salar de Uyuni, the Madidi National park boasts some of the most diverse biological terrain of any place in the country and all of South America. Madidi is home to the Amazon River basin at its highest point, and the accompanying lush jungle is full of exotic safari and hiking opportunities.

The activities listed here are not for the faint of heart. It's wise to avoid these activities unless you're an xperienced outdoorsman, and almost all of them require expert guides to ensure your safety. As with other dceveloping countries, it's also important that you take all necessary precautions to ensure that your own personal safety is guaranteed throughout your trip to Bolivia. Most tourists find that with caution and common sense, their trip goes by without an incident.

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