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La Paz and their mountains
4 Options


The city of La Paz is surrounded by high snowy mountains that rise until 6439 m.a.s.l. Illimani, Huayna Potosí, Chacaltaya and Condoriri are among the most impressive.

Each one hides and keeps a legend with great meaning for the aymara culture.

ITINERARIES
OPTION 1

CHACALTAYA - HUAYNA POTOSI. 1 Day
Huayna Potosí (6.088 m.a.s.l), that in aymara language means “Young Mountain” is one of the most visited mountains of the Real range, this mountain, doesn't leave indifferent to anybody of the visitors of this Andean region. The Chacaltaya (5.395 m.s.n.m), formerly the highest sky hint of the world and today is one of the most impressive observatories in South America.

Day 1
Departure toward Chacaltaya, 19 miles from La Paz city. Walk to the refuge and ex ski hint (altitude 5.300 m.a.s.l). Then, departure toward the colour lakes at the foot of Huayna Potosi. Lunch and guided tour to the main glacier. Return to the hotel. (return to the top)




OPTION 2
ILLIMANI. 1 Day
Illimani in aymara language means “Golden Eagle”, This impressive mountain (6.439 m.a.s.l) adorns the horizon of La Paz city and it’s the highest mountain of the Real range. Is frequently considered or treaty as snowy mountain, but is an extinguished volcano, being its last eruption in 1869.


Day 1
Departure toward the foot of Illimani, 57 miles from La Paz. We visit the towns of Cohoni, Quiliwaya and Palca. Lunch during the trip. (return to the top)



OPTION 3
CONDORIRI. 1 Day

Condoriri (5.648 m.a.s.l) in aymara language means “Condor Head”, it’s maybe one of the most beautiful mountains of the Real range. It is very near to La Paz city, the sector of the Condoriri is very popular in Bolivia, and is a forced sight for all visitors. The national park that includes the Condoriri inside its limits takes its name: National Park Tuni - Condoriri; the snowy mountain is without a doubt the most imposing and high of the sector.

Day 1

Departure toward Condoriri, 2 hours from La Paz. We walk around the lagoon and the foot of the mountain. Lunch during the trip and return to La Paz. (return to the top)





OPTION 4
ILLIMANI –CHACALTAYA - HUAYNA POTO
SI. 2 Days
This option gives the opportunity to know three of the most beautiful mountains that surround La Paz city. A journey of two days that without a doubt will fill the most demanding visitor's expectations.

Day 1
Departure toward the Illimani’s foot, 57 miles from La Paz. We visit the towns of Cohoni, Quiliwaya and Palca. Lunch during the trip and return to La Paz.

Day 2
Departure toward Chacaltaya, 19 miles from La Paz city. Walk to the refuge and ex ski hint (altitude 5.300 m.a.s.l). Then, departure toward the colour lakes at the foot of Huayna Potosi. Lunch and guided tour to the main glacier. Return to La Paz. (return to the top)


INCLUDED
NOT INCLUDED
- private transportation
- All food during the trip
- tours in the mentioned places
- bilingual guide

- lodging in La Paz
- tips
- tickets
- alcoholic drinks
- obligatory individual insurance
RECOMMENDATIONS
Bring sun block, hat, sheltered clothes, sun glasses. Take car with the altitud.

 

 

 

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