Situated amongst the rolling sierras of the eastern altiplano is Sucre, Bolivia’s prettiest and most charming city and historical capital. Rightfully deemed ‘the White City,’ Sucre features impeccably preserved and maintained white-washed colonial buildings with terra cotta tiled roofs and a skyline dotted with dozens of church domes and steeples. The city boasts a sunny climate and crisp blue sky and has an aura of tranquility and luminescence as well as important historical significance. Sucre is also the gateway to Bolivia’s most fascinating indigenous groups, the Aymara and Tarabuco, known for their intricate and beautiful hand-woven textiles.

Highlights

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Cathedral
  • Casa De Libertad or Freedom House

 Things to do

Visit to Inkamachay cave paintings at Sucre

Marvel at the incredible pre-Incan rock paintings on this full day private excursion from Sucre. Another testament to Bolivia’s deep history, experts estimate the paintings to be 2,500 years old. Journey to this former place of worship for an entertaining and exciting day in the mountains of the Andes as you appreciate these enlightening archaeological discoveries.

S-SRE 8h Tarabuco Colour and Culture

Experience Bolivia’s indigenous history intricately woven within its most famous arts and crafts culture on this full day privately guided tour. Each Sunday a colorful and vibrant open-air market is held in Tarabuco, about 65 km from Sucre. Tarabuco is home to the unique and authentic Yampara indigenous culture, most of whom live a timeless existence, wrapped in pre-Incan style clothing and customs. The tiny streets of this small mountain village come alive on Sundays with locals displaying their goods to be traded, ranging from produce, meats and coca leaves to intricate crafts and textiles. Be astonished by the women of the Yampara and Aymara cultures, master weavers who live and breathe in Bolivian iconography and soul into their work. Stroll through the streets experiencing the trading tradition still practiced today and delight in authentic Bolivia at its very best.

Visit to Sucre and its place in history

Appropriately named the White City, Sucre holds many enchanting marvels and monuments for you to explore privately with your personal guide on this 8 hour full day tour. Visit the city’s cathedral and the 17th century Casa de la Libertad or Freedom House where the republic of Bolivia was founded. Discover the city’s history and explore the rich cultural heritage at the countless museums and churches. Meander the cobbled streets lined with characteristic white-washed colonial buildings with their terracotta tiled roofs and enjoy panoramic vistas of the surrounding mountains.

Half day Historical City Tour of Sucre

Appropriately named the White City, Sucre holds many enchanting marvels and monuments for you to explore privately with your personal guide on this half day historical tour. Visit the city’s cathedral and the 17th century Casa de la Libertad or Freedom House where the republic of Bolivia was founded. Discover the city’s history and explore the rich cultural heritage at the countless museums and churches.

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