The city of Guajará-Mirim is the only option for travelers wishing to cross the border of Brazil with the Bolivia by region north from Brazil. The municipality is located 328 km from the capital of Porto Velho, in the capital of the state of Rondônia.

to get to Guayaramerim at Bolivia, travelers need to go to the city of Guajará-Mirim, a neighboring municipality separated by a not very extensive area from the Mamoré River. The route to reach the borders of the two countries is made by the BR 425, the shortest highway in Brazil.

The crossing in border to the city of guayaramirim it is made by small fast boats, which leave throughout the day, after the formation of a small group of people.

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To cross to the neighboring country, the traveler needs only to have a passport or identity card in hand (only for citizens of countries that are part of Mercosur, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador). A visa is also required, which must be obtained from the federal police a few blocks from the border.

After entering the Bolivia it is necessary to withdraw a permit that can vary from 1 to 90 days to stay in the country. On site it is also possible to find several exchange offices to convert from real to bolivian peso.

From the city, it is possible to take buses to other destinations in the country such as Santa Cruz de Lá Sierra, Trinidad, sucre and La Paz.

How to get


To get to Guayaramerim, in Bolivia, you need to follow the BR-425, which connects the capital Porto Velho, the neighboring cities of Nova Mamoré and Guajará-Mirim (RO), with a distance of 333 km.

the bus company Real Norte offers the stretch from Porto Velho to Guajará Mirim, with an estimated journey time of 6 hours.

Guajará-Mirim. Photo – Cristina Lyra

Guajará-Mirim. Photo by Jorge Porres

Guayaramirim. Photo – Fábio Morais

» Places to visit in Porto Velho
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» Must-see attractions in Bolivia
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