The best way to get a good impression of the colonial white city is to explore it on foot with your guide.
Sucre is the capital of Bolivia and is located in the south of the central part of the country, at an altitude of 2,810 m.
Its a very pleasant city with a compact centre.
In Sucre the Supreme Court is located and it is also a student city which makes it quite lively. The white painted colonial buildings in the centre are well preserved. There are museums but also many nice restaurants and bars and you can take Spanish lessons. There are green areas to relax and a terrace at the viewpoint of La Recoleta. Sucre also has a cool and temperate climate all year round.
A nice city to stay for a few days!
In the surroundings of Sucre you can walk along an Inca path and go and see the Maragua Crater.
Moreover, you can make a nice trip from Sucre to the village of Tarabuco, where on Sunday morning a colourful traditional market is held.
Go see something special of Sucre; the Hat Factory and the Mercado Campesino, both visited by few tourists.
Besides impressive colonial buildings you will also see La Glorieta Castle, the cemetery and the Simon Bolivar Park.
The most famous and most traditional market of Bolivia can be found here, in Tarabuco!
You can see an enormous amount of footprints of dinosaurs here, right on the edge of the city.
Enojoy impressive views in the Cordillera de los Frailes on this easy hike.
Enjoy the spectacular views in the Cordillera de los Frailes during the Inca Trail and visit the Crater of Maragua.
Go for a good hike with great views and get to see the ancient Pumamachay and Incamachay rock paintings.
Do you like horseback riding? Then it’s a very nice experience to explore the surroundings of Sucre on horseback.
If you have 2 days available, you will spend the night in the Maragua Crater after the Inca Trail hike in the Cordillera de los Frailes with beautiful views.
Visit the most interesting villages of the Cordillera de los Frailes, such as Chataquila, Chaunaca, Maragua and Quila Quila in the area that is home to the Jalq’a people.
This 4-days trekking in the Cordillera de los Frailes includes a day extra to climb the Obispo Hill and a stay overnight in Quilla Quilla with a local family.