From La Paz: El Alto and Cholets Guided Day Trip

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Explore the city of El Alto and discover extravagant cholet-style homes on this guided day trip from La Paz. Take in the views from above with the included El Alto cable car ride.


  • Soar over the colorful buildings and cholets in El Alto on a cable car ride
  • Dive into local culture as you hear about the revolutionary cholet style
  • Admire luxury cholet houses from the outside and have the chance to visit 2
  • Expereince huge paintings by the artist Mamani Mamani at the Wiphala complex
  • Capture photos of unique architecture to share with friends on social media


Experience the beauty of El Alto's architecture on this guided day trip from La Paz. Visit two colorful and bold cholet homes and see the Wiphala complex where there are apartment buildings that were decorated by the famous artist Mamani Mamani. Meet your guide in La Paz at the main door of the San Francisco church. From here, take public transportation to the central cable car station. Catch the cable car up to El Alto soaking up views of the busy city and the breathtaking cholets. Listen as your guide tells you about cholets, a revolutionary Andean architecture style developed in Bolivia. Have the chance to admire these luxurious and extravagant houses from the outside, but also the inside with a visit to two of these vividly colorful spaces. After capturing pictures inside two cholets, head to an impressive part of the city of El Alto to view the outside of apartment buildings that were decorated by the artist Mamani Mamani who is known for using indigenous designs that really pop. Return to your meeting point at the end of your tour.


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