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Cheap Flights to Santa Cruz Viru Viru

If you'd like to experience wild and diverse leisure sports and outdoor recreations in the heart of Bolivia, book cheap flights to Santa Cruz today on Skyscanner. The variety of activities available, including trekking, sand-boarding, surfing and biking at world-class excursion sites and national parks, will deliver an unforgettable vacation. Don't forget to bring a sun-block and light clothing, even if you are travelling in the winter. The temperature and the humidity level tend to be highest in January and lowest from June to August.

It is not required to get a tourist visa for stays less than 30 days for Canadians. However, you must present a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond the date of expected departure from Bolivia.

Viru Viru International Airport has served international and domestic guests since 1983, functioning as the major gateway to Bolivia and as a hub for the Boliviana de Aviación airline. The airport is built on a one-terminal concept and all gates are relatively close to one another. Once you arrive at the airport, you can go to Santa Cruz either by taking a taxi or getting on the local bus. Taxis cost 45-60 BOB (around CA $11) and the bus is 4.50 BOB (Less than CA $1), which will get you to the city in about 30 minutes.

Santa Cruz is one of most metropolitan, fast-growing, diverse and modernized cities in Bolivia. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a perfect place to spend leisure time with your friends and family. Sitting on the outdoor patio by the Boardwalk and trying out specialties like Philly Cheesesteak, fresh-roasted corn and Gyros is a must-to tourist activity. To get the best view of the ocean at sunset, drive to the West Cliff in the afternoon and stop by the Santa Cruz Wharf. From there you'll be able to see the sea lions and otters, which add to the serenity and charm of the view.

Just as it’s known for its fascinating and well-preserved nature, Santa Cruz is also famous for providing vibrant nightlife. Head to the downtown area and take a stroll around to feel the bohemian atmosphere.  A lot of pubs and bars near the central plaza and the Cine Centre Complex offer live music performances. Be sure to check out the festivals and parades, such as the Carnival that is held every February, and the Wine and Cheese Festival that is held during either July or August.

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