The best things to do in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

After visiting Uyuni, La Paz and Copacabana, Santa Cruz de la Sierra was a totally different world. First of all, it’s located in tropical East Bolivia, only 400 m above sea level. The mountain scenery and high altitude changed to humid weather, modern vibes and less poverty. I’d say not authentic Bolivia. However, we liked this other type of Bolivia with its exceptional flora and fauna. Continue reading to find out the best things to do in Santa Cruz de la Sierra in 2 days, map and prices (at the end) included.  How to get to Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia?  By plane to Santa Cruz from La Paz  Viru Viru International Airport in Santa Cruz is Bolivia’s largest international airport. You can fly there from Bolivia and other South American countries, as well as North America and Europe. The airport is located 16 km from the city centre. After our stay at Lake Titicaca, we took a bus to La Paz El Alto airport and flew to Santa Cruz de la Sierra. During the 1-hour flight, we’ve seen a variety of landscapes from snowy mountains to the curvy Amazonas and neverending green forests. Tip! BE CAREFUL WHEN TRAVELLING … Continue reading The best things to do in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia