Sign up to our beta list for
Early access to new features!

Welcome to Bolivia!

 Change

General Information

The official languages of Bolivia are Spanish and, 36 indigenous languages Araona, Aymara, Ayoreo, Baure, Canichana, Cavineña, Cayuvava, Chácobo, Chimane, Chiquitano, Eastern Bolivian Guaraní, Ese Ejja, Guaraní, Guarayu, Ignaciano, Itene, Itonama, Kallawaya, Leco, Mosetén, Movima, Pakawara, Pauserna, Piro, Puquina, Quechua, Reyesano, Sirionó, Tacana, Toromono, Trinitario, Uru-Chipaya, Wichí Lhamtés Nocten, Yaminawa, Yuki, Yuracaré.

The national currency of Bolivia is Boliviano (BOB).

1 BOB equals  .
equals  BOB.

Location

Bolivia

The distance from to Bolivia is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

This feature will be added soon. Subscribe to our newsletter if you want to stay up-to-date with future updates.

Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Bolivia. Exercise normal precautions in Bolivia. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Bolivia is 54. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 911 to call the police in Bolivia.

LGBT

Bolivia has a score of 3 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Bolivia ranks #41 worldwide.

The Bolivian constitution prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events.

Travel Vaccinations

Your country is on the list of confirmed local Zika virus transmissions. Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites. No vaccine is yet available for the prevention or treatment of Zika virus infections.

All travelers to Bolivia should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Bolivia:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Malaria
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Bolivia to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Bolivia differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Bolivia, the standard voltage is 115 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type A
  • Type C
Weather

The temperature difference between Bolivia and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Bolivia. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Rain throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 71–87°F  /  22–31°C 87% 89%
Sat November 09 70–93°F  /  21–34°C 80% 65%
Sun November 10 70–83°F  /  21–28°C 93% 99%
Mon November 11 71–84°F  /  22–29°C 90% 88%
Tue November 12 71–93°F  /  22–34°C 79% 56%
Wed November 13 71–92°F  /  22–33°C 84% 84%
Thu November 14 74–92°F  /  23–34°C 88% 98%
Fri November 15 72–80°F  /  22–26°C 96% 99%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:40 am and sets at 06:30 pm. This equates to 12.8 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Bolivia, it is in . When the sun sets in Bolivia, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Bolivia is 9.67 BOB. Every kilometer costs an additional 11.67 BOB. Every hour of waiting time costs 36.67 BOB.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Bolivia.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 3.00 BOB in Bolivia.

Landmarks and Activities

Work in progress. Subscribe to our newsletter if you want to stay up-to-date with future updates.

Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 28.23 BOB.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Bolivia is 18.

Work in progress. Subscribe to our newsletter if you want to stay up-to-date with future updates.

Tipping Etiquette

This feature will be added soon. Subscribe to our newsletter if you want to stay up-to-date with future updates.

Travel Scams

This feature will be added soon. Subscribe to our newsletter if you want to stay up-to-date with future updates.