57 days in La Paz & Quito Itinerary

57 days in La Paz & Quito Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chambery, France
Fly + Drive:  32 h
1
La Paz, Bolivia
— 25 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Quito, Ecuador
— 28 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Chambery, France

25
nights
La Paz, Bolivia

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tiwanaku and Museo de Textiles Andinos Bolivianos. Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore and Museo Tambo Qirquincho. Get out of town with these interesting La Paz side-trips: El Alto (El Alto Market & Ernesto Che Guevara Statue). Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Cotapata National Park. And it doesn't end there: push the limits with an extreme tour, head outdoors with Chacaltaya, don't miss a visit to Mi Teleferico, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Huayna Potosi.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our La Paz online day trip planner.

Chambery, France to La Paz is an approximately 33- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Chambery to La Paz, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chambery in May, expect La Paz to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and -1°C. You'll set off for Quito on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in La Paz

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

El Alto
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Tiwanaku ©
Tiwanaku
Valley of the Moon ©
Valley of the Moon

28
nights
Quito, Ecuador

Quito ©
High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Escape the urban bustle at Illiniza Ecological Reserve and Termas de Papallacta. Visit Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania and Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Quito: Zoológico de Quito (in Guayllabamba), Tandayapa (Pacha Quindi Nature Refuge & Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve) and Santuario de la Virgen del Rocio (in Canar). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, contemplate the waterfront views at Cuicocha, examine the collection at Casa del Alabado, and admire the masterpieces at La Capilla Del Hombre.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Quito trip maker.

Getting from La Paz to Quito by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Quito due to the time zone difference. While traveling from La Paz, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Quito, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quito

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Otavalo, Tandayapa, Cayambe, Tabacundo, Santuario de la Virgen del Rocio
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Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila ©
Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila
Quito Old Town ©
Quito Old Town

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