How Much it Cost to Travel to La Paz: Detailed Prices

Last Updated: Jan 2024

La Paz is one of the world’s most unique large cities, partly due to its extreme altitude and never-changing climate. It’s scenic, friendly, and a bit exotic due to it being hard to access for outsiders until recently.

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Travel Costs to La Paz

Population 900,000
Area 2,400,000
Timezone UTC-4
Currency Bolivian boliviano
Airports El Alto International Airport (LPB)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$28.72
1 USD = 6.8800 BOB
133 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

What is the Average Price of a Hotel in La Paz?

La Paz Hotel Seasons

La Paz Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar17.00 - 39.00
starstarstarstarstar26.00 - 44.00
starstarstarstarstar34.00 - 120.00
starstarstarstarstar70.00 - 138.00
starstarstarstarstar125.00 - 134.00

La Paz Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed58.00 - 11.00

How much does it cost to visit top attractions in La Paz?

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Museum San FranciscoThis popular museum houses much of Bolivia's historical artifacts and more.
adults
students
seniors
2.91
0.73
0.73
Coca MuseumThis small and unusual museum discusses the cocaine trade and war on drugs.
adults
2.18
Museum of Contemporary ArtBolivia's largest contemporary art museum also has a free amateur wing downstairs.
adults
2.18

What’s the average price of food and drink in La Paz?

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf your hotel doesn't include breakfast you've got plenty of cheap options in the neighborhood.2.33 - 3.63
Budget lunchYou'll find plenty of local sandwiches and other street and fast-food options in the city center.3.05 - 5.81
Budget dinnerEven sit-down meals tend to be very affordable if you avoid the touristy places.4.65 - 8.72
Beer (.33l bottle)Local beers in non-fancy bars and restaurants are very cheap, but in nightclubs the price goes way up, of course.0.87 - 1.74

What are the costs of transportation in La Paz?

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center10.17
Shared van from airport to city center0.44
3km taxi ride in La Paz0.87 - 2.91
Public bus ride in La Paz0.15 - 0.44
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When to visit La Paz

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January63434.5
February63434.2
March64432.6
April64391.3
May64370.5
June63340.3
July63340.4
August63360.5
September64371.1
October66391.6
November66431.8
December64433.7

La Paz Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:37am6:43pm
21 Jun7:00am6:09pm
21 Sep6:23am6:28pm
21 Dec5:57am7:04pm

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