El Alto And Aymara Mansions

La Paz, Bolivia

Experience Rating
    
icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Overview

As you float above El Alto in cable car, you’ll easily spot the bold creations of visionary architect Freddy Mamani. These fantastical Andean mansions, known as cholets, draw from tradition in a strikingly modern way, turning up the volume on traditional palettes and motifs. You’ll see the dramatic murals of the WHIPALA complex by painter Mamani Mamani and learn the fascinating history of design in El Alto.
  • Visit El Alto by cable car for a glimpse of truly unparalleled design
  • Guide explains the economic and cultural shifts behind these creations
  • Unique visual experience perfect for photographers
  • All entrance fees and transport included in tour price

All activities
Driver and local transportation
Professional guide
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Tour departs from the San Francisco square, right in front of the San Francisco Church, meeting time is 14:50 to check in with the guide.  The church is right on the main Avenue Montes and the corner of Sagarnaga Street.

Departure Time

3:00 PM

Return Details

The return is to the same spot, from there the guide can help you catch a bus, taxi or minibus to wherever you need to go, guide can also help you find good places to eat or to go after the tour.
Itinerary
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HanaqPacha Travel
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.
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