Tiwanaku & Puma Punku – The Ancient Civilization – Everything Included!

La Paz, Bolivia

Experience Rating
icon7 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Pre-dating even the Incas, the UNESCO–listed archaeological site of Tiwanaku shines a light on an ancient civilization lost in time—but visiting independently means missing the site's historic significance. On this tour, begin with pickup at your La Paz hotel and explore with your guide. Gain valuable insight into the meaning behind relics like the Gate of the Sun, the Kalasasaya Temple, and the Puma Punku complex.
  • Hear the secrets of the UNESCO–listed archaeological site of Tiwanaku
  • Your guide sheds light on a civilization pre-dating the Incas
  • Admire highlights like the Kalasasaya Temple and the Puma Punku complex
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from selected La Paz hotels

Professional bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
Transport round trip.
Hotel pickup (selected hotels only) (or meeting point)
Drop-off San Francisco Church.
Entrance Fee to Tiwanaku.
Hotel drop-off

Departure Point

Maria Auxiliadora Church, Avenida 16 de Julio, La Paz, Bolivia

Traveler pickup is offered
All Hotels in DOWNTOWN.

Ask about your hotel.

Return Details

Church of San Francisco, Sagarnaga 173, La Paz, Bolivia
Stop At:  
Itinerary 08:00/09:00 a.m. Hotel pick up. 10:40 a.m. Tour Start in Tiwanaku, ruins and museums. 02:15 p.m. Lunch. 03:00 p.m. Return to the city. 04:30 p.m. Drop-off San Francisco Church. Beginning with a visit to the Ceramic and Lithic museums, clients can visit the ancient and enigmatic archaeological ruins such as: Gate of the Sun, Kalasasaya Temple, The Semi-Subterranean Temple with nailed heads, Monoliths, the megalithic and mysterious ancient ruins of Puma Punku and other religious enclosures.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Puma Punku
Pumapunku is part of a large temple complex or monument group that is part of the Tiwanaku Site near Tiwanaku, in western Bolivia. It is believed to date to AD 536 and later.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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. Learn more about cancellations.
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