Day 1: Arrival in La Paz:
Arrival at the city of La Paz. Our guide and driver will welcome you and transfer to the centrally located hotel in La Paz. Free time for resting, and getting used to the high altitude.
Day 2: La Paz.
½-day tour to visit the city and its main attractions: we drive to the Jaen Street where we will be visiting the museums (Casa Murillo, Gold House, Coca Leaves, and Folklore Music Instruments). On the Murillo Square, we find the Cathedral and the Government House. Our tour will continue to visit the interesting and bizarre witches Indian Market, the busy Sagarnaga Street, San Francisco Square and finally we go for a walk on area known as the “Moon Valley”, an interesting geological formation. Free afternoon. (B).
Day 3: La Paz – Chokñakjota camp:
We leave La Paz towards Huitucocha near the domains of Chachacomani-Negruni. After a 3-hour car ride, we reach Lake Chokñakjota at 4,420m/14,498ft. We set up the camp here and have the afternoon for leisure. (B, LB, D)
Day 4: Chokñakjota – Ajwani camp:
A 5 hours trekking is waiting us in order to reach the 4,600m /15,088ft pass, then we walk around the foothills of Mount Chacapa, where we can see some abandoned gold mines. We will climb Ajuani pass and then descend to our camp at 4,450m/14,596ft. (B, LB, D).
Day 5: Ajwani – Jurikhota camp:
Today we will first cross the Janchallani pass (4,850m/15,908ft) and then later on the Jurikhota pass (same altitude) in our way down to our camping spot. This day we will have 6 hours of continuous trekking. (B, LB, D)
Day 6: Jurikhota camp – Chiarjota (Mount Condoriri camp):
5 hours trekking. We cross the highest pass at 5,100m/16,728ft and known as the Apacheta pass. Arrival at the shores of the beautiful Condoriri lagoon (4,650m/15,252ft). Camp. B, LB, D.
Day 7: Condoriri camp – Liviñosa Camp:
After a hearty breakfast, we will cross two passes of nearly 5,000m/16,400ft each. Then we descend to the spectacular Liviñosa valley where we will fix our camp. 6-hour trek. Camp at 3750m/12300ft. B, LB, D.
Day 8: Liviñosa – Tiquimani – Umapalca Camp:
We descend to the village of Botijlaca and then we will continue our trekking up to the highlands of the impressive Mount Tiquimani. Camp near to the settlement of Umapalca at 4630m/15186ft. (B, LB, D)
Day 9: Umapalca – Sanja valley:
Our 6 hours trekking will take us to the valley of Sanja where we will fix our camp at 3800m/12464ft. (B, LB, D)
Day 10: Sanja Valley – Samana Pampa:
We trek across the Chucura pass at 4200m/13776ft and then we descend to reach the Samana Pampa village. Camp. (B, LB, D)
Day 11: Samana Pampa – La Cumbre – La Paz:
In our last trekking day, and following the remains of a beautiful Inca trail, we climb up to La Cumbre pass (4700m/15416ft) where our vehicle will be waiting to transport us back to La Paz. Hotel. (B, LB)
Day 12: La Paz out.
Transfer out to the airport. (B).
Fixed Departures (in pool) Tours:
Gross Price per person: us$ 1290. –
Hotel and tent single supplement: us$ 125.-
Tour Operators Commission: 10%
Fixed Departures Dates (Guaranteed departures with minimum 2 participants):
|CORDILLERA REAL TREK|
|TRIP||DATES (Begin / End)|
|1||May 06 – 17|
|2||June 03 – 14|
|3||June 17 – 28|
|4||July 08 - 19|
|5||July 15 – 26|
|6||August 05 - 16|
|7||August 15 – 26|
|8||September 2 - 13|