Trekking

Juri Khota – Condoriri – Chacapamapa (4 days)

It is a trekking through the base of the Cordillera Real and accessible to all good walkers, magnificent views near the mountains and spectacular lakes. From the western part of the Cordillera we cross the Jisthaña pass in the direction of the eastern face of the Cordillera and end in the community of cahacapampa.

Itinerary:

Day 1.- LA PAZ – LAGUNA JURIKHOTA.

Departure from La Paz at 8 a.m. in the direction of Rinconada del Valle de Condoriri, starting point of our trek.

We ascend gradually until we reach the 4850 m pass. Altitude, before descending to Laguna Juri Khota (4 hours of walking). From there we have a beautiful view of the “Cabeza del Cóndor” (5,700 m.) And the other mountains that surround them.

Camp on the shores of this lagoon.

Day 2.- JURIKHOTA LAGOON – GLACIAL LAGOON – AUSTRIA PASS – LAGUNA CHIAR KHOTA.

From Juri khota Lagoon we begin by a steep slope to reach Glacial Lagoon, a jewel nested at a height of 4900 meters at the foot of the Condoriri glacier.

From there we continue climbing to a second step (Paso Austria, 5140 m.). The climb to Pico Austria (5,350 m.) Is recommended, its summit is an excellent viewpoint of the entire Cordillera, after a photo session we descend to the Laguna Chiar khota (4,630 m.) Where we will establish our camp.

Day 3.- LAGUNA CHIARKHOTA – LAGUNA LIVIÑOSA

We cross two successive passes (Jallayko the .5025 m.a././ Jistaña the .4930 m.) Before undertaking the long descent that will take us to Laguna Liviñosa (the 4270 m.a.s.). From there we will see the imposing Huayna Potosí (the 6088 m.), Dominating the valley.

Day 4.- LAGUNA LIVIÑOSA – CHAPAPAMPA

We continue our descent towards deeper and narrow valleys. The vegetation becomes denser and the air warmer. Finally we reach the village of Botijlaca also known as Chacapampa (3600 m) and its temperate climate. After lunch, return to La Paz.

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