Walking tour in Sucre: History, Culture & Amazing Views

Highlights

  • Explore the oldest part of the city
  • Enjoy the colonial part of Sucre
  • Learn about the history and traditions of this city

Description

Join us on this walking tour as we delve into the enchanting wonders that this city has to offer. Step back in time as we meander through ancient streets, soaked in history and stories waiting to be discovered.

Our first stop will be the old city tunnels nestled within an ancient castle. Here, we’ll have the chance to explore the former office of the Mayor of Sucre and marvel at the meticulously maintained gardens surrounding us.

Continuing on, we’ll stroll along the renowned street of Cats, the very birthplace of this vibrant city. Along the way, we’ll encounter the indigenous art of the nearby communities and be treated to breathtaking views of the majestic mountains from a stunning viewpoint.

No walking tour of Sucre would be complete without a visit to the courtyards of the old public university, where we can soak in the charm and history of this esteemed institution.

Gathering at the main square, we’ll immerse ourselves in the rich tapestry of the city’s past and present. Our knowledgeable guide will regale us with fascinating tales of Sucre’s captivating history, its vibrant culture, and the effervescent cultural life that flows through its veins.

To culminate our journey, we’ll ascend an ancient colonial tower. From its lofty heights, we’ll be rewarded with a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire city of Sucre, creating a lasting memory of our unforgettable walking tour.

Included

  • Transportation
  • Specialized bilingual guide

Price

From $20 per person

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Crater of Maragua: Day trek in the Cordillera de los Frailes

Highlights

  1. Walk on a 12th century Incan trail
  2. Enjoy the colorful mountains where the Maragua Crater is located
  3. Explore the ancient paths where dinosaurs used to migrate

Description

The day starts at 8:30 in the morning, where tourists are picked up from their hotels. A one-hour trip is taken to reach the colonial chapel of Chataquilla, where the trekking along the Inca trail begins (2 hours). At the end of the Inca trail, the car awaits us to take us to the Maragua Crater, where we have a delicious vegetarian lunch and visit the rock formation called La Garganta del Diablo (30 minutes). In the afternoon, we visit the dinosaur footprints (2 hours) and return to the city of Sucre. If a weaver is available, we can visit her and she explains to us about the art of the Jalqa culture.

We are former guides from CondorTrekkers who have started our own entrepreneurship.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry tickets to Inca Trail, Maragua, and Dinosour footprints (10 dolars)
  • English or spanish guide
  • First aid kit
  • Private transportation
  • Lunch

Price

From $100 per person

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Sucre: City Tour & Museums – Private Service

Highlights

  • Visit Sucre’s three most important Museums.
  • Discover the city of Sucre through its History and Art.
  • Enjoy the Tour with a specialized tour guide.

Description

The tour begins in the oldest part of Sucre, starting with a visit to the Museum of Recoleta. Located within is the Convent of the Franciscans, a peaceful and tranquil place. The convent features three colonial courtyards, a majestic thousand-year-old tree that bears witness to the city’s history, an intricately carved wooden choir in the church, and a marvelous collection of colonial and republican paintings.

After exploring the Museum of Recoleta, the tour continues through the historic streets of Sucre, making its way to the Santa Clara Museum. This mystical site showcases the works of painters such as Bernardo Bitti, Gaspar Miguel de Berrio, and Melchor Pérez de Holguín in the high choir. Visitors can also admire cedar wood sculptures and a restored 17th-century organ, which is played on special occasions. Additionally, there is an opportunity to explore the crypt where nuns were buried in past centuries, as well as visit the church and stroll through the nuns’ cloister.

The final stop on the tour is the Museum and Convent of San Felipe de Neri. This impressive location represents the Catholic Church’s influence on the flourishing American society. From its terraces adorned with colonial-style tiled domes, towers, and silver bell towers, visitors can enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the city.

The tour concludes at your hotel in Sucre, with a finishing time of 05:30 p.m. The tour starts at 02:00 p.m.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Admission fees in the museums
  • Specialized tour guide
  • 1 Bottle of water

Price

From $106 per person

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Sucre: Maragua Crater Hike & Dinosaur Footprints 1 Day Tour

Highlights

  • English / Spanish Certificated Speaking Guide included
  • Panoramic Hike: Ascend for stunning vistas and hidden pre-Hispanic trails.
  • Maragua Crater Magic: Explore nature’s palette amid Jalq’a village life.
  • Dinosaur Imprints: Encounter ancient giants in Niñu Mayu’s fossil traces.

Description

Embark on an unforgettable journey as you travel 30 kilometers outside the city for a day filled with discovery. Begin your adventure at the iconic Chataquila Church, where you can immerse yourself in history and learn about the battles that once took place here.

After visiting the church, embark on a 2-hour hike along a pre-Hispanic trail, offering breathtaking views of the stunning landscape. Along the way, you’ll encounter medicinal plants and learn about their ancient secrets. The hike concludes in the charming village of Chaunaca, showcasing the resilience of the land.

Next, a convenient transport will take you to the enigmatic Maragua Crater, where nature’s beauty blends seamlessly with vibrant village agriculture. Explore artisan homes and witness traditional textile craftsmanship in action. Don’t miss the Santa Ana Viewpoint, the Cemetery, and the awe-inspiring Garganta del Diablo, each with captivating stories to tell.

Enjoy a delicious Box Lunch against the backdrop of this picturesque setting before heading to the mystical Niñu Mayu community. Here, you will discover fossilized traces of dinosaurs from the Cretaceous era, taking you on a journey through time.

As the sun sets, return to the city with a heart and mind full of the stories, legends, and history you’ve encountered on this meticulously curated tour. This isn’t just a simple expedition; it’s an opportunity to delve into the soul of a region, walk in the footsteps of history, and be captivated by the natural and cultural wonders that make this journey truly unforgettable.

Included

  • English or Spanish-speaking specialized tour guide.
  • Private transportation
  • Box Lunch (sandwiches, 2 types of fruit, natural juice)
  • 5 Entrance Fees
  • Snack
  • 1 bottle of water

Price

From $149 per person

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A complete day exploring the beautiful city of Sucre

Highlights

  • Explore the oldest part of the city
  • Enjoy the colonial part of Sucre
  • Learn about the history and traditions of this city
  • Visit one of the oldest universities in Latin America
  • Walk in a colonial cemetery full of history

Description

Start your day from 10:00 to 12:30 with a captivating walking tour that will unveil the enchanting history of our city. Wander through ancient streets that hold deep historical significance. Explore the secret tunnels within an ancient castle, where you will have the opportunity to visit the former office of the Mayor of Sucre and appreciate the stunning gardens.

Stroll along the renowned Street of Cats, the birthplace of our city, before immersing yourself in the indigenous art of the communities residing near Sucre. Take a moment to soak in the breathtaking views of the majestic mountains from a magnificent viewpoint.

Discover the heart of Sucre in the main square, where a captivating narrative of the city’s rich history, diverse culture, and vibrant cultural scene will be shared. Conclude the morning by exploring the fascinating colonial tower, offering a picturesque view of Sucre.

Later, from 15:00 to 17:30, reconvene at Cochabamba Square for an afternoon adventure. Begin by visiting the beautiful city cemetery and then embark on a public bus journey to the renowned San Francisco Xavier University, a charming colonial edifice that exudes historical charm. Next, immerse yourself in the dynamic atmosphere of the Central market, where local vendors offer a vibrant array of goods and delectable foods.

Finally, conclude the tour in the verdant downtown area of Sucre, where you will encounter picturesque squares and parks teeming with life and showcasing beautiful architecture.

Included

  • Transportation
  • Specialized bilingual guide
  • Local fruit

Price

From $40 per person

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