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Samaipata Bike Challenge

Samaipata is a beatiful town, 120 km away from Santa Cruz, Bolivia. It´s altitude is 1725 m above sea level; whereas Santa Cruz is about 400 m. In the warm days of summer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The route from Santa Cruz to Samaipata is fairly straightforward. We almost rented a car, but due to unusual requirements by Avis, ended up not doing it and taking a trufi (mini vehicle that seats 4-6 people and leaves when full). A word about car rental in Bolivia. Itis not the same as what you might be used. They raise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Just a couple of hours by car from the city of Santa Cruz, it is this spectacular little town of samaipata. Even the weather changes, to a very comfortable temperature and chilly nights. If you want to go camping and see the mountains and stars or book a hotel or cabin, it is the perfect place to relax.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Samaipata is a beatiful town, 120 km away from Santa Cruz, Bolivia. It´s altitude is 1725 m above sea level; whereas Santa Cruz is about 400 m. In the warm days of summer, people go there for cool weather. Many europeans stablished in this town; so you can find good food, local wine production, fine handicrafts, most relevant, you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I was told about this site from a friend I met traveling. We decided to go there ourselves and not through an agency. We were told about local transportation that goes there for about 30 Bolivanos one way. The vans fit six individuals but only leave if they are full. So wait time can vary but if everyone agrees to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A lot of good places to go, if you are in Santa Cruz, Bolivia you have to go and visit Samaipata, is nice town

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The road from Santa Cruz to Samaipata runs through some very interesting country and past an Inca huaca that is well worth a visit. The town of Samaipata is small and charming. In contrast to the warm temperature of Santa Cruz, Samaipata was in the 70s.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Samaipata was part of our day trip with Nick's Adventure!! The place was very unique......it's a shame not more people visit it. Our guide was very knowledgeable! A very cool place to visit especially if you like Ruins.

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Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The views on this road are always amazing just be careful while traveling as the road isn't always the best. When there is a lot of rain the road has collapsed in parts. There are also a lot of very stupid drivers on this road. If you don't have a car to get here there in a taxi from Av... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

the city is not prepare to receive tourist, so if you are satisfied with the landscapes, it will be ok.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Of course you will like it when you go out of Santa Cruz, for us it was the first nature we saw in Bolivia but if you travel around you will see that there are many roads like this, nothing that special ... Samaipata is a nice place for sure!

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