|Capital :||La Paz|
|Size:||1.09 million km²|
Vallée de la Lune
Isla del Sol
Salar de Uyuni
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
San José de Chiquitos
Most of the cities and sites to visit are located at more than 3000 meters of altitude. For example, La Paz is at 3660 meters of altitude. However, Santa Cruz de la Sierra region and Jesuit missions are located in the plains.
EMBRASSY IN FRANCE
12, avenue President Kennedy, 75016 Paris
Phone: +331 4224 9344
For the Andean area, the best season is without a doubt from April to November. From June to September especially, the highlands are always cold. To avoid December to March period when summer rains are heavy.
Santa Cruz de la Sierra region has a tropical climate.
CURRENCY & EXCHANGE
Water is non-drinkable. It is wise to check your vaccination expiration dates. For the tropical region, the yellow fever vaccination is recommended. For the altitude sickness or “soroche”, get medical advice before leaving.
It is recommended if you have a specific medical treatment to take with you all your medication. Also bring other treatments for the “traveler’s diarrhea”, fevers, and mosquito repellent.
To call from France to Bolivia, please dial 00+591+city code+number.
To call from Bolivia to France, please dial 00+33+number without dialing 0.