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Samaipata Things to See and Do

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Samaipata is perfectly situated for trips to Parque Nacional Amboró and the valleys surrounding the village. The biggest attraction close to Samaipata is the UNESCO recognized archaeological site of El Fuerte, which is found about 10 kilometers away. This is by far not the only site is visit in the immediate area however, and there are waterfalls, cave paintings and numerous trekking opportunities right on Samaipata’s doorstep. The Ruta de Ché is also very accessible, starting in nearby Vallegrande.

05 Apr 2010

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Visiting the site

El Fuerte is situated about 10 kilometers from Samaipata, just off the road to Santa Cruz on the top of a hill. It’s possible to walk to the site,...

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Samaipata, Bolivia

Las Cascades de Cuevas

Twenty kilometers (12 mi) from Samaipata, next to the road to Santa Cruz, are the waterfalls of Las Cuevas. The site consists of three falls with...

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Samaipata, Bolivia

Laguna Volcán and Serranía Volcanes

Just less than 50 kilometers from Samaipata, about one and half hours drive along the road to Santa Cruz, is Laguna Volcán and Serranía Volcanes, a...

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Samaipata, Bolivia

Centro de Investigaciones Arqueológicas de Samaipata

This small museum has descriptions of Bolivia’s historic cultures and displays artifacts. Most of the pieces were found in the region and include...

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Bella Vista and El Codo de Los Andes

The scenery around Bella Vista (55km from Samaipata) is pretty spectacular, with mountains covered in vegetation, waterfalls and lots of wildlife....

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Cascada La Pajcha and Mirador Los Cóndores

Forty-three kilometers southeast of Samaipata is the Cascada La Pajcha, a beautiful multi-tiered waterfall with a natural pool and sandy beaches. The...

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