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Located in the heart of South America, which has an incredible bio-diversity rarely seen elsewhere. It has beautiful and fertile valleys in the foothills of the southern Andes. In the highlands around Lake Titicaca, called the "Altiplano", we find 2500 year old pre-Inca remains.
Bolivia is home to over 30 different ethnic groups with visible expressions on their costumes, textiles, dance, music, traditional architecture and a variety of ancient rituals and ceremonies.
Most important mountain area of Bolivia is in the Cordillera Real, once considered by Austrian climbers as "The Himalayas of the New World", while the range of Apolobamba, considered the "wild west" of Bolivia.
La Paz is the capital and is surrounded by stunning snow covered peaks and can easily be considered a "Chamonix" by mountaineers and hikers from all over the world