Chiquitania is hot - temperatures there reach 30 degrees of Celsius and above.
By footSan Javier is small enough to walk on foot.
By motoA lot of mototaxis are available.
The main squareIs a perfect entry by itself into Chiquitania spirit with the cross at the center, lanterns, trees and pathways. It has trash bins, which are so rare in Chiquitania and Bolivia in general.
The church and the belltowerChurch facade in interior is beautiful - wood carvings combined with concrete castings.
The rock formation Piedra de los ApostolesThese rocks are huge.
Listen to a concert in the churchOnce in two years there is the international baroque music festival, which seems to be the best. There is yearly Festivales de Temporada as well. Check the shedules to see, if you can catch one of these.
Listen to mini-concert of famous local Yaritu (pre-jesuit customs) bandOnly possible, if you are a group of many. Look for a local guide Magno Cornelio, who can organize such a mini-concert.
Go for a pleasing relax in Aguas CalientesA place with warm water (supposedly having curative properties) and exotic vegetation. You can swim, listen to ambient sounds, walk around, talk to locals and even camp there. Ask a mototaxi to bring you there, wait (1 h) and take you back (all for Bs50).
- You can find food and general goods in the marketplace.
- Milk products, such as cheese and yogurt, of the local factory PEQ.
- Traditional high quality local materials clothes, made by the women of cooperative Manos Chiquitanos. The prices are not high. Their workshop is near the marketplace.
Multiple cheap eateries at the marketplace
El Tiluchiphone: +591 9635220Neat place with friendly owners. Shared bathroom. Street noise (motorbikes - even at the midnight) may come as there is a room, where there was a door to the street before, which now is blocked (but not noise-insulated).