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4-day Trek Kotia – Zongo – Royal Cordillera

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Price USD295 4 days
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4-day Trek Kotia – Zongo – Royal Cordillera

USD295 per person

Bolivia extreme geography of deserts, mountains, canyons. It is the most isolated country of America, Our walk includes the slope of the Andes following a pre-Columbian road, known as the subtropical Yungas region. The presence of their people, the beauty of its wildlife and its extraordinary landscapes and unique from snow to rainforest of the Yungas, make this sector one of the most attractive of Bolivia.

  • Destination
  • Departure
    La Paz
  • Included
    Accommodation
    Breakfast
    Dinner
    Lunch
    Mineral water
    Spanish-speaking driver/guide
  • Not Included
    Sleeping bag
    Snack
    Toilet paper
    Transport in vehicle 4x4
    Travel insurance
1
La Paz - Lago Kotia - Quebrador
Departure from La Paz in vehicle to the Real mountain range and Lake Kotia (2 hours and a half). He begin the walk on a path going gently towards the Andean foothills. Later, we'll have Titicaca lake on our left. The road goes down zigzagging to reach Quebrador near the Ajwani (3 hours) lagoon. Camping.
2
Quebrador - Laguna Ajwani - Sistaña - Laguna Jurikhota
Start of climb between streams and lakes to reach the summit (4900 m). There are the most impressive panoramic view of the Cordillera Real. the great volcano Sajama then go to a farm of the plateau. The road is winding and beautiful, with Sistaña lagoon where you can have lunch and rest. From the lagoon, the road begins to climb and then goes uphill to the summit (4900 m). We take the road to the left and down to reach a blue lagoon: Laguna Jurikhota beautiful and secluded, surrounded by snowy mountains. Camp (5 hours).
3
Jurikhota - Laguna Glaciar - Laguna Chiarckota Condoriri
Our ascent starts quickly between large stones and curves, on the edge of a frozen lake. Then we see Condoriri Mountain (5770 m). If you want adventure, you can continue on the way up to reach the peak Austria. Located at the foot of the cairns, Condoriri Mountains National Park. Let's go down a narrow path to reach the Chiarckhota lagoon. Camp (4 hours).
4
Chiarckota - Chacapampa/Zongo - La Paz
Starting early from the lagoon. We take a road where begins a gentle but constant ascent. The road runs along an icy water that goes down to the lagoon. Beautiful view from the highest peak of our journey that is more than an altitude of 5000 MS. The path is made of sand and crushed rock. We go gently down shortly before ascending back a step. Spectacular view of Huayna Potosi (6088 ms). Then the descent to Zongo Valley and the town of Challapampa (5/6 hours). Vehicle to return to La Paz (2 hours). Possibility of staying in the base of Huayna Potosi if you want climb this mountain.

Included:

  • Spanish-speaking trekking guide
  • Meals during trek
  • Camping equipment - tent, mattress
  • Private transportation or minibus depending on the number of passengers.
  • The animals (Llamas)to carry the collective and individual equipment (limited to 15 kilos).

Not included:

  • Travel Insurance - recommended
  • Return bus back to La Paz 15 - 20bs
  • Sunglasses and sun cream
  • Sleeping bag - can be rented for USD 10
  • English-speaking for an additional cost
  • Dinner in La Paz. Drinks
  • Porters for this trip at a cost of 36.50 usd per day. You can carry a backpack up to 50 liters in size.

Group size:

The hike requires a minimum of 2 people