Shimmering salt lakes, steamy jungle and snowcapped peaks – Bolivia is South American adventure defined. Landlocked and little-visited, it nevertheless beats most of its neighbours with an unrivalled range of landscapes and dramatic high-altitude cities. Whether you’re hurtling down the world’s most dangerous road, taking the ultimate selfie on the Salar de Uyuni or partying all night at the Oruro Carnaval, use our map of Bolivia below to start planning your trip.
The country boasts an array of fascinating places to visit, from the awe-inspiring streets of La Paz, to the ancient ruined city of Tiwanaku, and the highest city in the world, Potosi. Bolivia is also full of outstanding scenery – there’s nowhere better to spot cayman and pink dolphins than drifting down the Río Mamoré, one of the largest tributaries of the Amazon river – and the home of famous revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, who’s trail you can follow from Vallegrande to La Higuera.