Starting from La Paz
Day1: La Paz – Chokñakjota - Ajwani camp.
Early morning we leave La Paz towards Huitucocha near the domains of the Chachacomani – Negruni mountain range. After a 3-hour trip, we reach Lake Chokñakjota at 4,420m/14,498ft. From here, we start our 5 hours trekking to our first camp. First, we will reach the 4,600m /15,088ft pass, and 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. LB, D.
Day 2: Ajwani – Jurikhota camp:
Today we cross the Janchallani pass (4,850m/15,908ft) and then later on the Jurikhota pass at 4,800m in our way down to our camping spot at the Jurikhota Lagoon. This day we will have 6 hours of continuous trekking. B, LB, D.
Day 3: Jurikhota camp – Chiarkhota (Mount Condoriri camp):
6 hours trekking. Starting from the west side of the Jurikhota Lagoon, we trek east towards the base of the highest pass at 5,100m/16,728ft and known as the Apacheta pass. While crossing this beautiful pass we can already see the Condoriri Peak and other steep rocky and snowy mountains. Descend to the shores of the beautiful Condoriri lagoon (4,650m). Camp surrounded by a spectacular circle of mountains. B, LB, D.
Day 4: Chiarkhota - Liviñosa Lagoon:
Today we have to deal with two high passes, the Agua Negra Pass at 5,000m (16,400ft) with good views of the Condoriri and Huayna Potosí and the Zongo Sistaña High Pass at 4,970m (1,6301ft). Lunch box on the way. This high pass connects with the Pre-Inca trail that leads for 6 or 7 hrs to the Liviñosa Lagoon. Dinner and overnight. B, LB, D.
Day 5: Liviñosa Lagoon – Botijlaca - La Paz:
After breakfast by the Liviñosa Lagoon, we trek for about 3 hours down to Botijlaca village. The steep valley shows more subtropical vegetation just above the Zongo cloud forests. You will pass the Botijlaca Hidroelectrical Station. From here, we return by car to the city of La Paz, ascending the Zongo Valley. On the way back to La Paz, we will enjoy great views of Mount Huayna Potosí and its glaciers. Transfer to your hotel. B.
Price per Person: US$550 (accommodations in comfortable tents for 2 persons).
Single supplement accommodation: us$40 per person
Included: Transport to/from trek start/end point, English/Spanish speaking professional trekking guide, complete camping equipment (tents for 2, dinning tent, toilet tent), all meals during the expedition, entrance fees, and llamas for cargo transportation.
Fix departures: From April to January all weeks every Monday (guaranteed departures with minimum 2 and maximum 16 participants).