780$

Ancohuma

Duration: 6 Days
Transportation: Private
Group size: 2-30 max
Difficulty: 2 – Moderate walking, Climbing Mountain
Departure Place: La Paz City
Destiny: Illampu and Ancohuma
Altitude: 6427m

780$

Description

Ancohuma or Janq’u Uma (Aymara janq’u white, uma water, “white water”, also spelled Janq’uma, other spellings, Jankho Uma, Jankhouma) is the third highest mountain in Bolivia (after Sajama and Illimani).

It is located in the northern section of the Cordillera Real, part of the Andes, east of Lake Titicaca. It lies just south of the slightly lower Illampu, near the town of Sorata.

Day 1 ■LA PAZ – SORATA

At 09:00 am we leave La Paz, we pass through the beautiful landscape of the Cordillera Real, passing near Lake Titicaca, and then pass through the town of Achacachi, Warisata from where you can see the imposing snowy Illampu and Ancohuma, thus arriving next to where you can see the beautiful population of Sorata 2,700m, once we reach the town we settle in the Hotel, in the afternoon we make a trekking towards the Gruta de San Pedro an abandoned mine of the Inca Culture and return.

Day 2 ■SORATA – LAGUNA CHILATA

In the morning we leave with direction to the Laguna Chilata 4,200m passing through the beautiful landscape of the high valleys of Sorata, passing through the fields of corn and other food and the Andean fauna and thus we reach the Chilata lagoon where we camp.

Day 3 ■LAGUNA CHILATA – LAGUNA GLACIAR

On this very early day we leave for the 5.030m Glacier Lagoon, climbing through abandoned mines, spectacular views of the mountains and the high valleys of the area and thus reach the glacier lagoon, impressive mountain landscape with an immense glacier of the mountain, then return by the same route to the Chilata lagoon where our campsite is installed with a walk of 6 to 7 hours.

 

Day 4 ■LAGUNA GLACIAR – CAMPO ALTO

After breakfast we continue to 5.750m high field in 4 hours we prepare the campsite on the glacier where we spend the night.

 

Day 5 ■SUMMIT – LAGUNA CHILATA

At 01:00 am we start climbing the Ancohuma mountain 6,427m in 6 to 7 hours we reach the summit and then return to the high field we continue returning to Laguna Chilata where we spent the last night.

 

Day 6 ■LAGUNA CHILATA – SORATA – LA PAZ

After breakfast we continue to the town of Sorata where we take the transport and then return to the city of La Paz in the afternoon.

What type of shoe i need?

you need comfortable walking shoes. Your feet will appreciate.

 

Is this tour for me?

Of course if you want to travel. The perfect match if you’re planning to visit Bolivia’s most popular destination.

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Highlights

Great view of mountains

the crystalline waters, the paradisiacal environment is something that will renew your heart, close to sorata

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Included

Private transport
High Mountain Guide
Chef – Food lunch, dinner and breakfast
Mules and their muleteer
Camping equipment tent and mat
Mountain equipment
Dining tent
Kitchen equipment

Not Included

Sleeping bag
Sunglasses
Headlamp
Sunscreen
Warm clothing
National Park
Backpack 60 liters
5 liter backpack
Snack chocolates and water

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Personal insurance

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