Caverna de Umajalanta is one of Torotoro’s most popular tours. And rightly so. With a landscape as dramatic as Torotoro National Park, it would be a miracle if there weren’t caves to explore. The biggest and best one is seen on the Caverna de Umajalanta tour: a series of underground tunnels and caves stretching for kilometres. Grab your headlamp and your scruffiest clothes – this is a cracking and full-on half-day tour in Torotoro National Park.
A tour of La Ciudad de Itas in Toro Toro requires a wild drive out to the north of the National Park on dusty, swirling roads. Since you’re in Bolivia, there’s a fair chance the van will break down. The roads are bumpy. You’ll gasp for oxygen at 3,800, but the views, sights and incredible natural formations make this a brilliant half-day tour.
El Vergel, a memorable waterfall deep in Bolivia, is a highlight of any visit to Torotoro National Park. On this half-day tour, you’ll see far more than just the picturesque El Vergel waterfall.
After the magnificent miradors you’ll drop down to the pools for a swim – it’s a refreshing dip after a hike in the high Bolivian heat. But don’t forget the 900-step walk back up!
To reach Torotoro National Park, Bolivia, you first need to decide whether it’s worth braving the minivan journey (for now) from Cochabamba. It’s certainly a diversion, regardless of the Bolivia itinerary you’re working on, but Torotoro is worth your time.
The closest city, Cochabamba, isn’t often visited and there’s not exactly a plethora of information but we promise you: Torotoro National Park is absolutely worth the hassle. Read more “WIT: Torotoro Bolivia – Why You Need to Visit Now”
The conflict on Isla del Sol makes for a delicate situation. In 2017, strained internal politics and growing community tensions on the sleepy Bolivian island boiled over. The north of Isla del Sol was shunned and, according to many in nearby Copacabana, getting there today is still impossible.
However, if you follow our simple tips and tricks you can spend an easy and enjoyable few days in the north. Despite what everybody says.