Visit Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

arrow pointing down

Cosmopolitan flair blends seamlessly with the wild in Santa Cruz

Discover the vibrant allure of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, where cultural treasures, lush landscapes, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere converge.

In Bolivia's eastern lowlands, Santa Cruz welcomes you with its warm climate, lush greenery, and relaxed ambiance that sets the perfect tone for exploration. The city serves as a gateway to the diverse natural wonders of Bolivia, making it an ideal starting point for your journey.

Delve into the cultural treasures of Santa Cruz by exploring its historic centre. Wander through the charming streets and admire the colonial architecture, exemplified by the magnificent Basílica Menor de San Lorenzo, an impressive cathedral dating back to the 18th century.

Visit the Museo de Historia, where you can trace the fascinating history of the region, from pre-Columbian times to the present day. Explore the indigenous art and artifacts on display, offering insights into the rich heritage of Santa Cruz and its surrounding regions.

Nature enthusiasts will be delighted by the natural beauty that surrounds Santa Cruz. Escape to the lush wilderness of Amboró National Park, a tropical paradise teeming with biodiversity where you can follow hiking trails through dense forests, spot colourful birds and exotic wildlife and waterfalls with crystal-clear streams.

Take a journey to Samaipata, a quaint village located near Santa Cruz, and discover the UNESCO World Heritage site of El Fuerte. This archaeological site holds ancient ruins dating back to pre-Inca civilisations, featuring intricate carvings and stone sculptures that offer a glimpse into the region's ancient past.

For a taste of Santa Cruz's cosmopolitan side, explore its bustling markets, trendy cafes, and upscale shopping centres. No exploration of Santa Cruz is complete without savouring its culinary delights. Indulge in the flavours of Bolivian cuisine, where succulent llama meat, aromatic spices, and traditional delights such as salteñas tantalize the taste buds. Sip on api morada, a warming corn-based beverage, as you immerse yourself in the city's vibrant culinary tapestry.

Far & Wild Customer Reviews

See what our customers have to say about us...

Read all reviews

100% value for money

Adam travelled to Kenya in January 2024 on a trip organised by Ruth.

I've already recommended Far and Wild to a couple of friends

Paula travelled to South Africa in December 2023 on a trip organised by Alistair.

A dream to visit Mum's birth place!

Christine travelled to St Helena Holidays and South Africa in December 2023 on a trip organised by .

Adventure of a Lifetime in Kenya

Maria travelled to Masai Mara Safari in October 2023 on a trip organised by Ben.

I didn't realise my high expectations could be so easily exceeded

Hannah and Elaine travelled to Kenya in November 2023 on a trip organised by .

It was SO NICE to have someone else do it for me.

Cathy travelled to Tanzania and Zanzibar in December 2023 on a trip organised by Alistair.

Speak to a Bolivia expert today.

Start planning your dream holiday to Santa Cruz.

  • Amanda


    Latin America Specialist

Call an expert on

01768 603 715

Plan with an expert Plan with an expert

Have a look at our original holiday experiences and then contact us with your brief, or call 01768 603 715

A tailor-made itinerary just for you A tailor-made itinerary just for you

Our experts will send you a detailed holiday itinerary specified to your desires. It's our service promise to you.

Value guarantee Value guarantee

Tailor-made doesn't mean expensive! Ask about our price promise and book with financial security.