El Choro is the most popular trek among tourists due to its easy access from La Paz, impressive views and varied landscapes. From the high Andean mountains to the semi-tropical jungle, it offers a variety of conditions to enjoy but it is also a fantastic introduction to the varied surroundings of Bolivia.
DAY 1.- La Paz – Challapampa.
After a good breakfast depart by vehicle from La Paz towards a very high place called La Cumbre (4.700 m.) It lasts about one hour and a half. There the porters and cooks organice the camping gear to carry during the trip. We start the trekking through La Cumbre to Challapampa descending the well-preserved Inca trail in the valley of the same name. Declining further arriving in the afternoon to the town of Challapampa – Camping (5/6 hours hike).
DAY 2.- Challapampa – Sandillani.
After breakfast we begin with a hike of about 4 hours to reach a suspension bridge that crosses the river Chucura. On the way, we can enjoy the subtropical vegetation with an spectacular view around. Then walk along the hillside leading down to the river Jucumarini. This hike last more than three hours until reaching Sandillani to camp.
DAY 3.- Sandillani / Chairo
Walk down a soft slope and continue on a zigzag path until the Chairo (1,300 m), a small village producing tropical fruit, on the banks of the Huarinilla River. Continue to the villages of Yolosa and Coroico.
DAY 4.- Coroico – La Paz.
Breakfast and free time in the Town of Coroico. Lunch at noon and return to La Paz by vehicle (3 hours and a half)
You can also take the 3 day option.
In this case, the third day arriving in Chairo returns directly to the city of peace.