The Altiplano, the most populated region of Bolivia, is located in the heart of the Andean Cordillera, at 4000 m above sea level approximately. It is bordered by the Oriental and Occidental Cordilleras. Famous for its breathtaking landscapes, this region makes you feel like you are on another planet.
Titicaca Lake, the highest navigable lake in the world, is one of those places whose simple name invites to travel. An unforgettable way to discover this mythic place is cruising on a sailboat driven by a member of the Chuquiñapi community, a village nested close to the lakeshore. This unique experience will be the opportunity to appreciate the mountain ranges of the Royal Cordillera.
Do you want to learn more about the people of the Bolivian Altiplano? For instance, the Chuquiñapi community offers to host travellers in the quiet and warm atmosphere of an ancient monastery, the perfect place to feel the culture of the Bolivian Altiplano. The quietness of this spiritual retreat will also allow you to meditate on the past days, the people you met, the vastness of the landscapes…
The Bolivian Altiplano is famous for its breathtaking landscapes, such as Sajama National Park, Uyuni Salt Flat… This region also includes the city of La Paz. This city is known for being the highest capital in the world, built in the Canyon of Choqueyapu River, at 3650 m above sea level. Its rich architectural heritage allows tracking the history of the Altiplano and Bolivia. The city is particularly marked by its colonial past. Curious and gourmands will love walking around the numerous markets. For those who like altitude: embark on the cable-car, which is also the highest of the world, and enjoy the views.