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ABOUT SAMAIPATA

GENERAL INFORMATION 

Provincia Florida, in the southwest part of the Santa Cruz department. 

120 km (75 miles) from Santa Cruz de la Sierra. 

Average temperature of 23 °C (73 °F) 

HOW TO GET THERE 

'Trufis' - express shuttle: 

“Expreso Rápido Samaipata” 

In Santa Cruz: Av. Omar Chávez Nº 1111, daily at 17:00. 

In Samaipata: City square, Monday to Saturday at  06:00 , Sunday at 14:00 

In Santa Cruz: Av. Grigotá (3er anillo) daily at 16:15, 16:30 and 17:00. 

In Samaipata: City square, Monday to Saturday at 04:15, 04:30 and 06:00 , Sunday at 13:00, 14:00 and 15:00. 

ATTRACTIONS 

  • Archaeological museum (150m from the city square) 

  • Archaeological site “El Fuerte de Samaipata” (8km  + 30 mins walking) 

  • Volcano lagoon: (40km) 

  • “La Pajcha”: (45 km) 

  • Caves and waterfalls: (20 km) 

  • Amboró National Park and Natural Area of Integral Management: 

  • “La Yunga”: (12 km) 

  • “Refugio de los Volcanes”: (47 km) 

  • Bella Vista: (40 km) 

  • “Refugio Cerro La Patria” zoo: (400 m from the center of Samaipata) 

  • Condor sanctuary: (41 km) 

RECCOMMENDATIONS  

Bring lightweight clothing for the day and warm clothes for nighttime, athletic shoes, sunglasses, insect repellent and raincoat for the rainy season. 

Accessible year-round 

1 day – $30 / Day