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ACOTANGO COHE 03

The Acotango (6.052m) is a volcano located in the border between Chile and Bolivia in the Western Mountain Range. It forms together with the Humarata volcano (5.730 m) and the Capurata volcano (5.990 m) the Quimsachatas massif that in Aymara means “Three summits” The Acotango is one of the highest strato volcanoes in the mountain group on the border between Bolivia and Chile. its ascension is easy but relatively long.

PROGRAM

Day 01: La Paz- Sajama National Park (4270 m): We leave La Paz by private vehicle to reach after four hours the Sajama National Park. The route takes us on a nice tour across the Altiplano. We start by driving South to the small town Patacamaya where we turn West and the rest of the way we are guided by the imposing stratovolcano Sajama. On our way we visit the Chullpas (ancient cemetery). A few kilometers before we reach the Sajama National Park we stop at the small village Curahuara de Carangas. The towns colonial church is known as the Sistine chapel of the Altiplano, because of its perfectly conserved frescos, painted solely with natural paint. After this impressive visit we continue and reach the Sajama town where we spend the night in a local accommodation.

Day 02: Chachacomani Acotango (6052m) : Early in the morning we go by transport from Sajama town to Chachacomani(4.220 m.) little town near the base of the Acotango, immediately we take the mining route on the “Quebrada del Cóndor Iquiña” (4.800m), from there we climb to the summit of the Acotango mountain in approximately 6 or 7 hours. Return to Sajama town after the ascent, Night in a local accommodation.

Day 03: Sajama National Park La Paz: Before going back to La Paz, we take a bath in the thermal waters, visit the Tomarapi colonial church. Arrival to your hotel in La Paz city and end of our services.

The Organized Service Includes

  • Exclusive round trip transport.
  • Professional UIAGM Mountain Guide , Spanish speaking 
  • Technical mountain gear and tent for two persons.
  • Cook and coking equipment.
  • Three meals during the day (Lunch, dinner, breakfast).
  • Porter assistance to carry the heavy things.
  • National Park entrance fees.
  • Communications by handies and mobile phone during the excursion.
  • General Assistance
Not included:
  • Personal mountain equipment. (All the equipment we have for hire).
  • Water (2  liters required), Chocolate or high calorie sweets /snacks
  • Hotel and restaurant service in La Paz city.
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Any expense due to a rescue operation.
  • Tips.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
If you wish to discuss any aspect of the expedition or your suitability for it, please contact us by telephone or mail.

NOTE: There is the possibility to take on other ascents in the Sajama National Park. (Parinakhota – Pomarape-  Sajama).

Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
Season: April - October
Contact: info@highexpeditionsbolivia.com
Phone: 591-2-2461902
Movil.: 591-79530949 / 73030569