|Popular in||February||High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||January||Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop|
|Average price||₹ 145,199||Average for return flights in October 2022|
The duration for flights to Bolivia varies largely as it depends on the city the flights start from. From the capital city New Delhi, the flight duration to Viru Viru International Airport, Santa Cruz de la Sierra is approximately 32 h 28 min, while the economy choice takes around 41 h 36 min. Another popular destination La Paz, Bolivia can be reached from New Delhi in about 37 h 56 min. To reach Viru Viru International Airport, Santa Cruz, from the IT capital of India, Bangalore, it takes around 44 h and 54 h 34 min if the economic option is chosen. The Bolivian capital city, La Paz can be reached by about 41 h from Bangalore International Airport. Many airlines like United Airlines, Air India, Spice Jet, BOA, KLM, Emirates, Copa Airlines, Frontier, and Lufthansa offer Bolivia flight deals.
Unfortunately, direct flights from India to Bolivia are currently not available. Most of the airports in India have multiple stops to reach Bolivia. The minimum number of stops from the airports of New Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore is two stops. Air France offers cheap flights to Bolivia from these cities. From other major airports in Kolkata and Chennai, the minimum stops are three and Air India provides some deals from these airports to Bolivia.
Bolivia is a country with stunning landscapes but has a rugged topography and there are many places to visit but the scenic views make the travel as interesting as the destination. Getting around Bolivia can be done in many ways. If you want to navigate the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, the mini buses called micros are recommended. For inter-city travel, say from Potosi to Tupiza or Sucre to Tarabuco for a market visit, then you can choose the double-decker buses called Flotas. Travel by taxi is also a safe mode and can be called anytime. There are radio taxis which can be called by calling the company or regular taxis who wait by the street side to pick up passengers. Trains, which were once the most popular transport for Bolivians, is also an option but is better for long distances as they can be on the slower side. If you are in the capital La Paz, try the cable car, which is a must-see and it connects the city to the downtown area.
Bolivia is known for its natural locales and local cuisine and is a great travelling experience. For those who are adventurous, biking on the ‘Death Road’, which is one of the most dangerous routes in the world, is a thrilling experience. If you are looking for a more relaxing experience then explore La Paz riding on the cable car which offers amazing views of the city. Explore the Isla del Sol Island, which has Inca ruins and enjoy Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America. Animal lovers can visit the Madidi National Park, which is a treat for nature lovers with many plants and animal species present. Last but not least, shop for some souvenirs to take back at the Witches’ Market where you can find all kinds of things.
Indian passport is needed to travel to Bolivia. As far as visas are concerned, the country provides visas on arrival to Indian citizens at Santa Cruz de la Sierra and La Paz airports. But it is best to contact the Bolivian consulate in New Delhi for more details.