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Free night walking tour: Exploring the beautiful city of Sucre at night

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on July 27, 2022

Welcome to Uku Pachay: The Underworld, where we believe that the best way to experience a city is through its hidden secrets and forgotten tales. Our expert guides, Daniel, Manuel, and Brian, are passionate about uncovering the truths and mysteries of Sucre, Bolivia. Daniel's tour, "Hidden Facts and Forgotten Lore," will take you on a journey through the city's lesser-known history, sharing stories that you won't find in any guidebook. Manuel's "Sucre at Night" tour will introduce you to the city's nocturnal world, where shadows hold secrets and the unknown is just a few steps away. Brian's "The Food in Sucre" (soon) tour will tantalize your taste buds with the incredible flavors of Sucre, introducing you to local cuisine that you won't find anywhere else. At Uku Pachay, we are committed to providing the best possible experience on our tours. We believe that truth, mystery, and incredible flavors are the perfect combination to create an unforgettable experience. Join us on one of our tours and discover the magic of Sucre through our expert guides' eyes.

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Tour description

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IMPORTANT please read this before booking this tour.

Update:

It can get a little cold at night, bring a nice jacket with you.
it is the rainy season, so remember to bring a water proof jacket or an umbrella. Some of the places might not be available because of the rain, but we can make some changes in the itinerary if required.

Free tours do not have a set price, I do not recieve any sort of payment from the city hall or the Bolivian government.
Each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from 10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

WE ONLY DO SMALL GROUPS, we are not trying to reach the most people, but the right type of people. The groups start from one to five and up to eight -upon request- people. I strongly believe in quality services, and because of that, I also requiere that the people who book this tour should be interested in learning something. Please consider other options if you are too tired to listen or uninterested.

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This tour is guided by Manuel

This night tour through the streets by foot will be a wonderful experience full of many tips, some hidden places, some history, colonial architecture, rich heritage and also of course beautiful places in this amazing city.

Hey there! My name is Manuel and we can explore the city of Sucre at night if you'd like to. I am a guide with 8 years of experience, I studied economics and environmental management, I have travelled all over Bolivia and South America. I am passionate about the current issues of my country and we can discus about while we enjoy the night in the White City. 
When daylight starts to fade, I will show you the authentic heart of Sucre as the crowds thin, the locals come out and the monuments are displayed at their best, lit up for the night.
Itinerary:


We'll start the tour at Plazuela Cochabamba, where we'll introduce ourselves and provide a brief overview of the tour. 

From there, we'll head to the Casa de la Libertad, a historic building that played a significant role in Bolivia's struggle for independence. We'll share stories about the country's history and how it relates to modern-day Bolivia.
On this night walking tour, you will have the opportunity to capture stunning photographs of the city's landmarks. From the Plaza 25 de Mayo, one of Sucre's most iconic public spaces, to the picturesque colonial streets of La Recoleta, this tour is designed to offer you a unique perspective of Sucre after dark.

As we walk through the historic district, we'll stop at various landmarks and monuments, including the House of Liberty Museum, the governor’s palace, the university of Sucre among others.
We are going to visit small alleys, like Santa Teresa's, with fascinating and terrifying ancient stories.

Along the way, we'll also share stories about Sucre's culture and traditions, politics and economics.

As we near the end of the tour, we'll visit a local bar (chichería), where we'll answer any questions and provide recommendations for local restaurants, bars, and other attractions, while we try some some delicious Tumbo (local fruit) cocktails. The tour will be 2 hours and a half.
See you soon…


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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    WPXQ+QCH Plaza Cochabamba, Nicolas Or...
    WPXQ+QCH Plaza Cochabamba, Nicolas Ortiz, Sucre, Bolivia
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    I will find you. I will be one of the few bolivian persons talking to foreingners.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Plaza 25 de Mayo
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Historical Building of San Francisco Xavier de Chuquisaca
  • 3
    Outside visit
    La Recoleta Viewpoint
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Santa Teresa Passage
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Cat Alleys

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Florian 21 May 2024
Cologne

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Die Tour mit Manuel war super. Er hat alles sehr gut erklärt und großes Wissen über Kultur und Geschichte seiner Stadt. Die besuchten Orte entsprachen weitgehend den bekannten Highlights der Stadt, aber unterwegs hat man dennoch auch noch viele kleine Tipps darüber hinaus bekommen. Uns hat es alles in allem sehr gut gefallen und wir können eine Walking Tour mit Manuel auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen!
sophie 16 May 2024
Manchester

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Really informative tour! Great mix of history, politics and culture. Loved that you go to the mirador and see the city at night. Really great recommendations and answered all our questions diligently. Deffo recommend !
Jens 24 Apr 2024
Leer

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Ein schöner Abend mit tollem Rundgang durch Sucre!
yasmine 20 Apr 2024
Brixton

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
I got to the meeting place, no Guru, went to cal and saw message saying tour was cancelled. Very disappointing as I had been invited out and turned them down because I was due in this tour!
SARAH 25 Mar 2024
Rio de Janeiro

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
Really enjoyed exploring Sucre at night with Bryan. He was well informed and enthusiastic and we all learnt a lot about the history of Bolivia and Sucre. Brilliant - highly recommend.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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