WHY THE SANTA CRUZ DEPARTMENT MUST BE PART OF YOUR BOLIVIAN ITINEARY
( PART 1 )
Sadly many new age travellers and bloggers only visit places to boost their instagram or readers likes, this means only visiting the same old tired places with little to no imagination of exploring new destinations. We would like to show the more intrepid travellers out there the magical locations of the department of Santa Cruz.
1: JARDIN DE LAS DELICAS WATERFALLS
Just 3 hours from the city of Santa Cruz, these spectacular waterfalls are a must visit attraction in Santa Cruz
SAN MIGUELITO JAGUAR CONSERVATION RESERVE
This amazing private Reserve is just 3.5 hours from Santa Cruz and offers one of the most exciting Jungle trips in Bolivia. Activities include hiking, night walks, setting up and checking camera traps, boat rides, community visits, fishing, 4WD safaris and much more. This area has some of the highest density of Jaguars on the planet.
LOMAS DE ARENA PROTECTED AREA
Just 14km from Santa Cruz, this amazing protected area provides travellers one of the best attractions of Bolivia. With over 3000 hectares of dunes and close to 9000 hectares of savannah and forests this Protected area is a nature lovers paradise. Here you can go birdwatching, hiking, swimming in lagoons, sloth watching or even Sandboarding.