At 10:00 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 where you can see the imposing snowy Illampu and Ancohuma, so arrive next to where you can see the beautiful town of Sorata 2,700m, where we rest the first night in Hotel.
Day 2 ■SORATA – LACHATHIYA
On the first day of five hours of trekking we leave at 08:00 a.m., enjoying the beautiful landscape of Sorata and the imposing snow of the Illampu, and then arrive at the first Lachathiya camp 3,850m.
Day 3 ■LACHATHIYA – JANQ’U UMA
We leave in the morning we continue climbing, towards the pass of Ancohuma 4,749 m from where you can see the landscape of the high valleys of Sorata, with many Andean flora and fauna, and then descend to the campsite 3,900 m.
Day 4 ■JANQ’U UMA – COCOYO
After two hours of walking we reach the Kurahuasi pass of 4,479 m and then descend to the river, after passing through the town of Cocoyo we continue to the campsite at 3,900 m in four hours.
Day 5 ■COCOYO – CH’AJOLPAYA
With an ascent of 2 hours to the Sarani pass of 4,500 m. From where we can see the snowy Wara warani (Negruni) Ch’ajolpaya river, where you can see the snowy road and the variety of forest in the area and surrounding animals.
Day 6 ■CH’AJOLPAYA – NEGRUNI.
After breakfast, we continue with the 3-hour trek, towards the 4,900m Warawarani pass near the glacier of these mountains, seeing the snowy Chajowara and others, then continue descending to the campsite near a lake at 4,100m.
Day 7 ■NEGRUNI – LLOCO LLOCONI
Continuing six hours, down the Chiquini river down to the church of Palca, then climb up the Waraco river through the mountains of Tres Marias, passing through the grasslands, houses near the mountains, many Andean fauna and thus reach the camping site of Lloco Lloconi 4,600m.
Day 8 ■LLOCO LLOCONI – VENADO
After breakfast we start with the walk in the direction of another 4,800 m pass through small lagoons with Andean fauna of the place, then descend down the ravine to the small river that is near the road and climb towards Venada.
Day 9 ■VENADO – KOTIA
After breakfast we go to Mollo Pass 4,900 m where we descend to the valley of Janq´u Quta, passing through different lagoons of the glaciers of these mountains, minefields and thus descend to the campsite of Kotia 4.650m.
Day 10 ■KOTIA – AJWANI
After breakfast we continue climbing the slopes of the Chacapa hill, where abandoned gold mines and the beautiful landscape of the highlands are observed and descend to the grasslands, then climb to Ajwani camp at 4,700 m in six hours of Trekking.
Day 11 ■AJWANI – JURI QUTA
In six hours of Trekking we have the Janchallani pass of 4,860 m. to reach the second pass Juri Quta of 4,900 m. then descend around the place, and descend to the Juri Quta Lagoon camp at 4,700 m.
Day 12 ■JURI QUTA – PICO AUSTRIA – CONDORIRI
We leave towards the Apacheta pass and divert to the highest point of the trekking to Austria Peak 5,300 m. highest step of the trakking, where you can see all the mountains of the Condoriri group and then descend to the Chiara Quta lagoon of 4,700 m. It is the same base camp for climbing different mountains such as Condoriri and others.
Day 13 ■CONDORIRI – TUNI – LA PAZ.
After breakfast we prepare all the camping equipment, we load the mules and continue descending to Tuni 4,200m small town of muleros and llaros, where the transport hopes to return to La Paz in the afternoon.
Food lunch, dinner and breakfast
Mules and their carrier
Camping equipment tent and mat
Backpack 60 liters
5 liter backpack
Snack chocolates and others
What to bring
Muy agradecido de haberme encontrado con William. Me dio una mano cuando la necesitaba.
Cálida y dedicada atención.
Un amigo en La Paz.
Saludos desde Argentina.
Si gustan de hacer Huayna Potosí, Uyuni o Copabana háganlo con South Treks!
Gerardo Nicolás D
I did Illimani with my guide Felix and it was a big adventure cause we were the only people on the mountain :)
Thank you William for organizing this great trip
michael kSolo travel
Super guide et organisation!!! Le camino de la muerte en toute sécurité. Equipement fourni, explication, histoire, photos et vidéos inclus :)
Juste l’almerzo à 17h30 😕
Laura FLa Seyne-sur-Mer, Francia
Mi experiencia al ir al Glaciar Italia fue ¡espectacular!!! E inolvidable. Yo recomiendo a las personas que quieran conocer este lugar que se animen a ir por que es un lugar mágico y sorprendente. Cargado de sorpresas y emociones.
Yolanda PMexico DF.
Fueron pacientes al esperarnos y podrían mejorar al enviarnos las fotos lo mas pronto posible, demoraron casi una semana
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