AABT03     Trekking Cordillera Real          12D/11N

Trekking-Cordillera-600

 

This is a shorter version of the AABT01 program (Trek on the Royal Mountain Range of 15D/14N)

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.

Today we will make a ½-day tour to visit the city and its main attractions: First, we go to the Killi Killi viewpoint from where we get a great view of the city of La Paz. Then we drive to the Jaen street where we will be visiting 4 museums (Casa Murillo, Gold House, Coca Leaves, and Folklore Music Instruments), then we go down to the Murillo square with 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 not far from La Paz. Free afternoon and hotel accommodations. (B).

Day 3: La Paz – Chokñakjota camp:

We leave La Paz towards Huitucocha near the domains of Chachacomani-Negruni. After a 3-hour trip, we reach Lake Chokñakjota at 4420m/14498ft. 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 for us in order to reach the 4600m /15088ft 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 4450m/14596ft. (B, LB, D).

Day 5: Ajwani – Jurikhota camp:

Today we will first cross the Janchallani pass (4850m/15908ft) 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 5100m/16728ft known as the Apacheta pass. Arrival at the shores of the beautiful Condoriri lagoon (4650m/15252ft). Camp. B, LB, D.

Day 7: Condoriri camp – Liviñosa Lake:

After a hearty breakfast, we will cross two passes of nearly 5000m/16400ft each. Then we descend to the spectacular Liviñosa valley where we set our 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 at the settlement of Umapalca at 4630m/15186ft. (B, LB, D)

Day 9: Umapalca – Sanja valley:

6 hours trekking to the valley of Sanja. Camp at 3800m/12464ft. (B, LB, D)

Day 10: Sanja Valley – Samana Pampa:

We trek across the Chucura pass at 4200m/13776ft and finally we will reach the Samana Pampa village. Camp. (B, LB, D)

Day 11: Samana Pampa – La Cumbre – La Paz:

Our last day trek, and following the remains of a beautiful Inca trail, will take us to La Cumbre pass (4700m/15416ft) where we meet our transport, which take us back to the city of La Paz. Hotel. (B, LB)

Day 12: Transfer out. (B)

 

 Gross Rates per Person in US$:

  Pax Number

2

3

4

5

6

7/8

 9/10  

 11/12  

 13/14 

 15/16 

 SS 

 Hotel/tents

 1540 

 1195 

 1130 

 1075 

 980 

 965 

945

870

860

820

135


Included: All transportation, hotel accommodation (twin bed room with private facilities), English speaking guide, all entrance fees, complete camping equipment (tents for 2 persons, dinning tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent), cook, helper, llamas or horses cargo transportation, all noted meals, all transfers.


  • Not included: International and domestic flights, airport taxes, food services in hotels and in cities, tips, extras, personal travel insurance.

  • Grading: easy – moderate – hard.

 

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