Revolutionary Bolivia: On Che’s Journey

Bolivia - 9 days trip with motorcycle - starting at € 1143
Travel the revolutionary hero Che Guevara’s path
Ride into a guerilla camp deep in Lagunillas
Discover the stunning beauty of Bolivia’s highlands
Guide speaks : French, English,
9 day trip
Driving 5 day
7h per day
Intermediate
with guide
900km in total
From April to December
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Vehicle Included
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Roland - Bolivia - Motorcycle

Roland

Spécialiste Motorcycle

Bolivia

I have always traveled with my bike, no matter where I go. Since I arrived in Bolivia in 1997 for a development cooperation project, I stayed there. Today, I live…

Located in Altiplano, Bolivia

Follow in the footsteps of revolutionary hero Che Guevara’s last days

On this rugged Bolivia motorcycle tour, you’ll be following down the path of the revolutionary hero Che Guevara’s last days as he made his final stand against the Bolivian government. You’ll roar across the countryside on a motorcycle and visit the famed town of La Higuera where Guevara died while trying to launch a revolution. This trip is a true immersion into Bolivia’s rich history from twelfth-century Incan ruins to the modern cities of today and the country’s breathtaking beauty, you’ll experience it all on this incredible motorcycle journey.

Map of your Motorcycle road trip :

Day 1

Airport Pickup at Viru Viru - Santa Cruz

After you arrive at the airport of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, we will head to the charming town of Samaipata (120 km, 3 hours). We will check into a cozy hotel and you can enjoy the remainder of the day exploring the town or relaxing before the start of your Bolivia motorcycle adventures tomorrow !

Day 2

Samaipata

We’ll begin with a quick briefing on the rules of the road of Bolivia along with an introduction about your motorcycle. Then we’re on the road heading towards “El Fuerte.” Here can dig into the rich history of Inca culture and asks some of those questions you couldn’t back into school. The mix of concrete and dirt tracks will be the perfect way for you to get used to your bike and ready for anything on our adventure.

Day 3

Samaipata - Camiri

340 km

The day will begin on smooth asphalt roads, but as we make our way into the mountains and cross the “codo de los Andes” will be on dirts roads along the Rio Seco Florida. We’ll wind along the river on our Bolivia motorcycle tours before we head towards Ipita following a similar route that Che followed.

Day 4

Camiri

160 km

Now we are heading deeper into Bolivia as we continue towards Lagunillas where Guevara’s guerrilla camp was located. We’ll visit the famous site before we head to the ancient village of Muyupampa and then Monteagudo where we’ll spend the night.

Day 5

Monteagudo - Villa Serrano

120 km

We’re on the gravel roads that twist and turn across Bolivia’s wild scenery that lead to Villa Serrano. Here it’s said the charango, a traditional guitar-like instrument was invented. It’s also home to the largest charango on earth!

Day 6

Villa Serrano - La Higuera

120 km

We’re crossing the Rio Grande on our Bolivia motorcycle trip where we’ll enjoy a picnic lunch on a suspension bridge that towers over the mighty river. If the water are not too strong, we can even enjoy a refreshing swim. By afternoon, we’ll arrive in La Higuera, where Che met his end. We’ll visit the famous school building where Guevara was executed and if we’re lucky meet some of the eye witnesses who there forty years ago. We’ll enjoy a traditional dinner over candle-light and hear more of this incredible story.

Day 7

La Higuera - Samaipata,

180 km

We headed on the backroads Pucara, a small mountain town on our Bolivia motorcycle adventures. Here at Vallegrande, Che’s lifeless body was presented to the world as proof the revolutionary was dead. We’ll visit his burial place which was kept secret for thirty years before he was finally returned to his beloved Cuba. After lunch, we’ll head on the roads towards Sampiata arriving there by late afternoon.

Day 8

Samaipata - Santa Cruz

It’s time to return our Bolivia motorcycles and head back to Santa Cruz where you can enjoy the city. We recommend doing a little exploring, souvenir shopping and checking out the Brazilian churrasqueira and some of the incredible Asian restaurants in town.

Day 9

Airport

Our team will transfer you to the airport and assist you with check-in and customs before we say goodbye to wrap up our Bolivia motorcycle adventures. It’s be a great adventure and we hope you’ll back to explore more of this amazing country.

For this trip, your vehicle is: a KLR650 Kawasaki, 650SE Suzuki, XR650R, XR400R or XR650L Honda motorcycle.

To drive this vehicle you need : sup. 125cc motobike licence.

Price for this road trip starts at 1143€ for each rider .

This price is intended by person and for a pair of a pilot and a pillion.

 

1605 € : Price for each rider, in double room

680 € : Price for each pillion, in double room

102 € : Supplement for a private room

 

Price includes :

  • Fuel
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Vehicle
  • Airport transfer

 

Price doesn’t include :

  • Alcohol
  • Traffic fines
  • Snacks
  • Bike equipment

There are no fixed dates for this trip. You choose your departure dates yourself.

 

 

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