Depart from La Paz in the morning bound for trailhead at the place known as Rinconada located at 4300m. Here we meet our donkeys, which will ransport our heavy load (food, tents, etc.) to our camp 1.
After a two-hour hike we arrive at Chiarkhota Lagoon which we surround until we reach our camp (4700m) located on the shores on the east side of the Lagoon. The view from here is spectacular with the surrounding mountains: Aguja (black needle), Condoriri, Illusion, etc. Lunch, Dinner.
Day 2: Chiarkhota – Mount Illusion (5099m).
A non-technical day climb to the summit of the Apacheta pass and then onto the summit of Mount Ilusion, provides spectacular views, as well as assisting in acclimatization. We will also have the chance to practice ice and snow climbing techniques. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 3: Base Camp – Condoriri – Base Camp.
We depart early in the morning bound for the Cabeza de Condoriri (elevation 5648m). The route is spectacular with plenty of breath-taking exposures, offering an excellent mix of glacier and snow climbing. Return to Base camp. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 4: Base Camp – La Paz.
In the morning alter a hearty breakfast we trek down to Laguna Tuni and from here our transport will take us to La Paz. Breakfast.
Included: All meals during the excursion, professional mountain guide, camping equipment, private transportation, all entrances, and communal climbing gear.
Not included: Personal climbing outfit, meals in cities, personal expenses, tips, airport taxes, personal travel insurance.
Grading: easy – moderate – hard – very hard.