Takesi Trek - 3 Days


Takesi pre-Inca walk, is part of the trek to the Yungas of Bolivia, after a trip of about 5 hours we will arrive at the San Francisco mine where we will see the beginning of the path of Takesi, perfectly paved way, in time of the Incas , was used to extract the fruit and minerals from this area are approximately 40 km of travel.

Spectacular views of the detour to Mururata, it is also a beautiful valley, famous for its cannon the Cañon de Palca.

Price: Upon Request

Takesi pre-Inca walk, is part of the trek to the Yungas of Bolivia.


We recommend the passenger to carry his backpack with personal items such as:

Rain poncho, water purification tablets, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, towel, warm clothes and light clothing, flashlight and a bottle of water for the first day.

Day 1
Start trip

We start with pick-up at 7:00 am at your hotel, after an approximate trip of 5 hours we will arrive at the San Francisco mine, where our mobility will not leave to take our things and walk.

Here we can appreciate the cobblestone road and preserved until our days, at the beginning it is a climb up to the pass at 4950m / 16240ft, before starting the climb we will have our lunch.

Then we continue our climb to the highest place apacheta here is the mine, abandoned, carefully if they want to enter, then continue our descent and observe several abandoned mines on the way, we will reach the Laguna Jiskha Huara Huarani on the left side of our We continue the descent along the pre-Inca road until we reach the village of Takesi where we will do our camping, dinner and here we will spend the night 3700m / 12139ft.

Day 2
Pre inca path - Estancia kacapi

After a delicious breakfast, we started crossing the bridge of the Takesi River, we continued with a beautiful view and the change of vegetation in this area is a little greener, we followed the pre-Inca path enjoying the flora, approximately half a day we will have our lunch, then continue with our walk until we reach a beautiful viewpoint, from where we will arrive at the villa Estancia Kacapi, almost everything is in ruins but we can still appreciate the Chapel of the Snows, dinner and camping

Day 3
Quimsa Chata river bridge - Return

After a good breakfast we start our trek descending more cross the Quimsa Chata river bridge, to continue our descent to 2280m / 7480ft, Chojlla mine our final destination is a village and miners, here our transport is waiting for us to return, Lunch and return transportation to La Paz

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Private transportation La Paz - San Francisco Mine and Chojlla Mine - La Paz.
  • Camping equipment complete.
  • Food (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners).
  • Accompanying guide.

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Sleeping bags.
  • Porters or mules, if needed please have an extra cost.

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Takesi Trek

Trip Facts

  • Private
  • 3: Moderate walking, hilly terrain