Departamento de Santa Cruz Travel Guide

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See all 15 Concepción Tips
  • All depends on your time.

    Concepción Transportation

    You can travel to Concepcion, by different ways of transport. The scheduled buses, big and comfortable old buses that stops at every town along the road. The micros (mini-buses) a faster, good and cheap option, but you have to wait until all the car seats are taken (i spent two hours there waiting for the last empty seat) or the expensive taxis....

  • White tower.

    Concepción Things to Do

    Just opposite the church in the main square, there is a colonial house with a later added tower, that makes a nice balance to the mission complex.

  • Laguna Guapomó.

    Concepción Things to Do

    Located very close to the main square (around 700 mts) there´s a nice and small lake, very popular amongst the local people; where you can swin, rent a boat or just relax after so many cultural visits.


San Javier

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  • Main Altar.

    San Javier Things to Do

    A masterpiece of indigenous Baroque art, this colorful altar is interesting because it shows the interaction between the Jesuist and the indians. The whole mision was restored by the German architect Hans Roth using local craftsmen, creating a revival of local traditions and a qualified workforce. I visited some of the workshops in the mission of...

  • Mini vans

    San Javier Transportation

    The town is located 137 miles (220 kms) from Santa Cruz, the road in these days are in bad condition so the journey can take almost four hours or more. There are differents ways of transport: 1) The scheduled Big Bus, comfortable but very slow, it stops in every town or stops where a passanger is waiting. 2)The mini vans, faster, the only thing is...

  • Walking the town.

    San Javier Things to Do

    Today San Xavier is a small and dusty town of 11,000 inhabitants and the first stop for the traveller who wants to make the Jesuitic Mission Circuit. So it´s a great place for hang out through the empty streets, or spend a nice afternoon in the park enjoying the Bolivian rural way of life.


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