Cochabamba Tourism

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Cochabamba (Aymara: Quchapampa, Quechua: Quchapampa) is a city in central Bolivia, in a valley with the same name, in the Andes mountain range. It is the capital of the Cochabamba Department and is the fourth largest city in Bolivia, with a population of 630,587 according to the 2012 Bolivian census. Its name is from a compound of the Quechua words qucha, meaning "lake", and pampa, "open plain". Residents of the city and surrounding areas are commonly referred to as Cochalas. It is known as the "City of Eternal Spring" and "The Garden City" because of its spring-like temperatures all year round. It is also known as "La Llajta", which means " town" in Quechua.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Cochabamba in Bolivia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Cochabamba like a local. Tour packages of Cochabamba are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Cochabamba*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cochabamba

    Know the pollution level of Cochabamba before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 77.27 (High)
    • Water Pollution 80 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 80 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 80 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 93.75 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 80 (Very High)
  • Cochabamba: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cochabamba for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cochabamba.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 67.86 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60.71 (High)
    • Attacks 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.86 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 28.57 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.14 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.43 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.14 (Moderate)
  • Living in Cochabamba - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 45.76 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 92.3 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 60 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 35.06 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.21 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 31.53 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cochabamba

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cochabamba

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.53 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.9 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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