in Departamento de Santa Cruz, Bolivia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-18.180 and -63.876 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -18° 10' 48" and W -63° 52' 31"
Currency and Currency Code:
Boliviano - BOB
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:56 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/La_Paz
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:35 am and 5:48 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
16.667 and 112.725 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hoang Sa
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Current travel safety evaluation for Bolivia in South America

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Bolivia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Bolivia. Last Update: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Explore Samaipata

Samaipata in Departamento de Santa Cruz with it's 3,500 inhabitants is a city in Bolivia about 108 mi (or 174 km) north-east of Sucre, the country's capital.

Local time in Samaipata is now 03:56 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / La Paz with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Samaipata. The closest airport in Bolivia is Capitán Av. Vidal Villagomez Toledo Airport in a distance of 26 mi (or 41 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Bolivia is City of Potosí in a distance of 29 mi (or 47 km), South-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Santa Fe, Mojocoya, Villa Serrano and San Julian. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 13°C / 55 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 96%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 18th of May 2024

15°C (59 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 19th of May 2024

23°C (73 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 20th of May 2024

29°C (84 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

La Vida es Bella

0,3 mi
Calle Avaroa Esquina Florencio Cespedes

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

El Pueblito Resort

0,8 mi
Camino a Valle Abajo 1000

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Samaipata, l'énorme montagne mégalithique dans la jungle bolivienne, par Brien Foerster (VOSTFR)

Published: February 26, 2015
Length: 27:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Archeologie Interdite

Brien Foerster fait un repérage avec son quadricoptère sur le site de Samaipata, dans la jungle bolivienne (Bolivie) où siège un énorme site mégalithique. Il s'agit du sommet d'une montagne...


Published: May 22, 2012
Length: 23:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Кая Котана

Samaipata, Bolivia, old russian christian kommunity Самаипата, Боливия, март 2012. Мы ехали в Самаипату за реликтовыми лесами с...

Corso de Samaipata 2012 parte 1 de 2

Published: July 18, 2012
Length: 46:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: vozachudo

Corso de Samaipata 2012 parte 1 de 2.

Corso de Samaipata 2012 parte 2 de 2

Published: July 20, 2012
Length: 38:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: vozachudo

Corso de Samaipata 2012 parte 2 de 2.

2011-01-01-Bolivia-HzF-P1600357-Samaipata-Santa Cruz-fiesta fin de año - el primero enero

Published: January 15, 2011
Length: 04:14 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: PetrusPuck

New Years day, the drinking goes on 24 hours and more Iedereen dronken, gewoon 24 uur doordrinken op het pleintje van Samaipata, een bergdorpje bij Santa Cruz in Bolivia. Primero de Enero...

samaipata - Bolivia -

Published: February 01, 2011
Length: 29:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: amborotours

El Fuerte of Samaipata santa cruz bolivia -

Juli Del Monte - Zamba para extrañarte

Published: December 12, 2013
Length: 20:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Julián Del Monte

Quiero compartir con ustedes esta humilde canción de mi autoría titulada "Zamba para Extrañarte". Fue grabada en primera toma con mi cámara digital en los altos y hermosos montes de Samaipata,...

buen derrape

Published: July 16, 2008
Length: 06:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jose miguel sullcani

en la carrera de samaipata.

Danza Comarapeñita

Published: September 04, 2014
Length: 10:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jhony Salguero

Parc Amboro - Bolivie

Published: September 11, 2014
Length: 55:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Pierre Ferron

Deux jours de trek entre montagne, Chaco, sous bois amazonien, et canyon, avec un survivor botaniste bien fun, ça donne ça !

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Samaipata, Bolivia

The town of Samaipata (2,926 inhabitants in 2001) is located in the department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Samaipata is a Quechua word that means: The Height to Rest. With its delightful subtropical climate and an altitude of 1600–1800 m it tempts foreigners to settle. The little village is kind of a Micromundo where now about 25 nationalities live together in harmony and peace.

Located at -18.1794, -63.8756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Santa Cruz Department (Bolivia)

Florida Province

Florida is a province in the Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia. Its capital is Samaipata. The province was created by law on December 15, 1924.

Located at -18.1667, -63.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Provinces of Bolivia, Santa Cruz Department (Bolivia)

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Samaipata, Samaypata, 薩邁帕塔