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MARIA LLOCO TAHE 04

This trek,  takes us to the exploration of the nicest part of the Cordillera Real, across the sumptuous landscapes mountain ranges of Condoriri (5.648 m.a.s.l.), Maria Lloco (5.522 m.a.s.l.) and Huayna Potosi ( 6.088 m.a.s.l.). The path following the hillsides is dotted with lagoons, where the llamas accompanying us on this short Andean crossing.

PROGRAM

Day 01: La Paz city - Chiara Khota lagoon (3.650 m. – 4.620 m.): Departure by vehicle transport from La Paz; 2 ½ hours journey to the Tuni lagoon (4.200 m.a.s.l.). In order to arrive at this magical place, here we will be met by our porters who will carry all the essential necessities on the backs of their llamas. We will trek progressively to an altitude of 4.600 m. until we reach our first camp, on the shores of the Chiara-Khota lagoon (4.600m.a.s.l.). Trekking for about 3 hours aprox. Night camping.

Day 02: Wichu Khota lagoon (4.620 m. – up to 5.522 m.): We leave the Chiara Khota lagoon behind us, pass at the base of the Black Needle and eventually reach the Jallayko Pass (el. 5025 m.a.s.l.). We then drop into the very beautiful and steep Jistaña Valley, before ascending Tillipata Pass (el. 5000 m.a.s.l.). The spectacular scenery over the myriad of lagunas down below is ample reward for our efforts. Later on, another downhill takes us to Wichu Khota lagoon (4.680 m.a.s.l.), where we set up our camp, at the foot of María Lloco (el. 5522 m.a.s.l.) Trekking 7 hours aprox. Night camping.

Day 03: Maria Lloco and Huayna Potosi (4.6 00 m.): After breakfast. We load the gear on our llamas; we head for the Milluni pass (4.600 m.). This day we will have a nice view over all the lagunas, surrounded by the summits of Imilla Apachita, Maria Lloco and Huayna Potosi (el. 6088 m.a.s.l.). A 4WD private vehicle takes us back to La Paz in the afternoon. Arrival to your hotel and end f our services.  Trekking 5 hours aprox.

The Organized Service Includes

  • Exclusive round trip transport.
  • Professional English speaking guide during the trekking.
  • Full board pension during the trek. (Lunch, dinner and breakfast).
  • Camping equipment (bi-personal tents).
  • Cook/ cooking equipment.
  • Dining and kitchen tent, tables and chairs.
  • Mules & Llamas to carry most of the equipment.
  • Comunications by handies and mobile phone during the trek.
  • General Assistance.

Not included:

  • Personal camping equipment: sleeping bag, headlamp, mattres and clothing. (All the equipment we have for hire).
  • 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.

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