While not the most easiest or luxurious travel destinations, Bolivia is magnificent. It’s rough edges still reek of thrill and adventure and its staggering beauty is unforgettable. Easy on the pocket it is like a training school for backpackers. Go there with humour, patience and respect and indulge in one of the most life changing journeys of all time. Bolivia is truly unforgettable.

Bolivia travel costs as incurred on 2011

Visa on arrival fee (if required) = 50 Euros

Airport Taxi from Santa Cruz de la Sierra Airport to 24 September Plaza = 60 Bolivianos

A small water bottle = 5 Bolivianos

A fancy dinner with wine at Santa Cruz de la Sierra = 70 Bolivianos

Street Food Breakfast = 10 Bolivianos

Shared taxi to Samaipata from Santa Cruz = 30 Bolivianos

Amboro National Park 2N/3D trek  =400 Bolivianos/per person (all inclusive)

Flight ticket to Sucre (one way) from Santa Cruz = 360 Bolivianos

Shared Taxi to Tarabuco from Sucre = 35 Bolivianos

Salar de Uyuni all inclusive (except Avaroa National Park entrance fee) 3N/4D tour = 600 Bolivianos (though cheaper ones can be found if booked at Uyuni)

Sucre-Uyuni semi cama bus ticket = 70 Bolivianos

Inca Wasi entrance ticket = 30 Bolivianos (required only if you intend to enter/use the toilet facility)

Avaroa Park Ticket = 150 Bolivianos

Uyuni-La Paz overnight bus ticket (supposedly semi cama, but Bolivian transport operators are one of the most dishonest in the world) = 105 Bolivianos

Uyuni-Oruro Train ticket (the best one) = 80 Bolivianos (La Paz is 3 hours by bus from Oruro)

2N/3D Pampas tour (all inclusive) = 500 Bolivianos

La Paz-Rurrenabaque return airticket = 1300 Bolivianos

Madidi National Park Fee = 150 Bolivianos

Oscar Swimming Pool at Rurrenabaque fee = 35 Bolivianos

Airport exit tax (international) = 25 Dollars

Apart from this every air departure requires an airport tax of 30 Bolivianos.