Santa Cruz and surroundings

The department of Santa Cruz, located in the western region of Bolivia, offers a variety of natural landscapes wieth great biodiversity. The heritage is reflected in its architectural and historical monuments. Its culture is expressed through the ancient customs and traditions, arts, crafs, living villages and their people. All this makes Santa Cruz an authentic place, where diversity and adventure promes an unforgettable experience for the visitor. 

The capital city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra is located in the geographic center of South America, and it becomes a mandatory step towards other destinations in the continent. Its developed hotel infrastructre, the most modern in the country, allows Santa Cruz to project itself as a center of conventions, events, business deals and investments. 

Places of interest: Jesuit Missions, Samaipata, Amboró National Park, Noel Kempff Mercado National Park, Che route, Pantanal. 

Main square with cathedral in the background
Description of city tour in Santa Cruz and extensions.
1 day
Che Guevara
Three day tour to Vallegrande and La Higuera, where combats were held between the bolivian army and the guerrilla led by Ernesto Che Guevara
3 days
Program Code: RUC 8.1
San Javier
Circuit of two days / 1 night visiting San Javier and Concepción churches, with overnight in Concepción.
2 days
Program Code: MIS 7.2
Ruins of Samaipata Fortress
Package 2 days / 1 night at Samaipata with a visit to the forest of giant ferns
2 days
Laguna Volcan
Resorts in Santa Cruz
Volcanes mountain range within Amboro National Park
Circuit to the southern tip of Amboró National Park, 3 days / 2 nights visiting Refugio Volcanes within the park and giant ferns in La Yunga
3 days
Program Code: SAM 4.4
Half day visit to the butterfly center, at about 15 minutes from the city. Lagoons, swiming pools, cabins and lunch (optional)
1 day
Program Code: EXC 3.5