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US $ CALL TO CONFIRM 2019 DATES AND RATES. Price per person in shared service with Spanish-speaking guide. Based on single, double and triple occupancy. Bus ride to/from Oruro is included.
Duration: 3 Days
Destination: La Paz - Oruro

Oruro Carnival Tour Description:

Oruro Carnival Tour Description:This Oruro Carnival Tour itinerary will allow you to experience up close and personal, this cultural and religious phenomenon  which was declared  one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

The Oruro Carnival is considered one of the most important feasts in Latin America, and is also Bolivia’s greatest celebration during the carnival season. It encompasses as many as 48 folkloric units grouped into 18 specialty dances, all making their pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of Socavón to pay tribute to the Virgin of Candelaria (Virgin of Socavón).

Oruro Carnival Tour Itinerary:

Write to us to confirm 2019 rates and dates.

DAY 1:

Afternoon: Meet at the main entrance of the bus terminal at 16:30 hrs to board the bus to Oruro departing at 17:00 hrs. (duration: 4 – 4 ½ hrs approximately). Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Evening: Free.
Overnight at Hostal Graciela (2 stars)

DAY 2:

Morning & afternoon: After breakfast, proceed to the bleachers at 08:30 hrs to witness the colorful, vibrant and extravagant start to the Oruro Carnival, in which folkloric groups showcase spectacular choreographies eternally pledged to the Virgin. Return to your hotel after all activities have ended.

Evening: Free.
Overnight at Hostal Graciela (2 stars)
(B, L)

DAY 3:       

Morning & afternoon: After breakfast, you will have access to the bleachers starting at 09:00 hrs to continue your enjoyment of the Oruro Carnival. You also have the option of visiting the Virgin of Socavón before returning to the bleachers. Enjoy a typical (Charquecan) lunch. Afterwards, at 17:00 hrs, you will board the bus back to the city of La Paz, arriving at the bus station at approximately 21:00 hrs.

Evening: Free.
(B, L)

NOTE: We offer a 4-day PREMIUM itinerary with private transportation to/from the bus terminal and a 3 star superior hotel category. For inquiries, please contact us.

B Breakfast
S Snack
L Lunch
D Dinner
BL Boxed Lunch

Oruro Carnival Tour Price:

Oruro Carnival Tour Price per Person (in shared service) US $
  • Price includes Credit Card transaction fees (Visa or MasterCard)
  • Price includes hotel accommodations based on single/double/triple occupancy

Included in Oruro Carnival Tour Price:

Included: Not included:
Hotel accommodations in Oruro according to itinerary. Domestic & international flights.
Meals according to itinerary. Airport taxes for domestic & international flights.
All guided excursions in Spanish in shared service. Visas required to enter Bolivia.
All tour transfers. Hotel accommodations in La Paz.
Bleacher entrance tickets for two days.  Transfers to/from bus terminal in La Paz.
Courtesy drink on the first day.  Meals not included in itinerary.
Travel Insurance SOAT. Alcoholic beverages.
First aid care. Tips.
Private security at bleachers. Photography equipment.
Bus ride La Paz – Oruro – La Paz



  • We recommend you rest for at least 3 hours; do not eat much, as digesting food might be a bit slow during your first day due to the altitude. Also, you can drink coca tea (except those who suffer from high blood pressure and heart problems).
  • Wear comfortable and waterproof  footwear and clothes.
  • Bring a rain poncho.
  • Drink water, wear sunglasses, sunscreen and sun cap.
  • Bring moisturizing cream and a small backpack for excursions.
  • Do not forget a camera or videocamera to capture this amazing experience.
  • Bring abundant contact lens solution or an additional pair of glasses.


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