Trekking

Chachacomani – Huayna Potosí (7 days)

We head much further north and start our tour in the Alto Cruz Pampa community. It is a tour of a different route, in some sections it is not very visible but it is very beautiful, Wara Warani lagoon with different colors, the rest of the route natural beauty, lakes, fauna, flora and an air of freedom.

Itinerary:

Day 1.- LA PAZ – CHACHACOMANI – JALLAHUAYA

Departure at an early hour from the city of La Paz in the direction of the population of Peñas, continuing our route we pass through different towns until we reach Alto Cruz Pampa located in the Chachacomani Valley.

Where we started the trekking with an ascent to “Condor Jipiña”, we continue the route to finally descend to the Jallahuaya river where we will establish our camp.

Day 2.- JALLAHUAYA – LAGUNA WARA WARANI – LAGUNA KHOTIA

Before a good breakfast we prepare to start the trekking, all our luggage are transported by the mules.

We ascend in the direction of the mountain, at the base of which is the Wara warani lagoon, a lagoon of various colors; We continue our ascent until we reach the 5,030 meter step, an excellent viewpoint.

We descend to the valley and continue ascending gently, reaching the next step and while we descend we can see Khotia lagoon, near which we will install our next camp.

Day 3.- LA PAZ – LAGUNA KHOTIA – LAGUNA AJUANI.

Lake Khotia (4,470 m.). We slowly begin the trek towards the Andean slopes. Upon reaching the first step, a descent begins, in the valley you can observe the Taipichaca lagoon, after crossing the river, we ascend until we reach Ajuani lagoon.

Day 4.- LAGUNA AJUANI – LAGUNA JURI KHOTA

The road is winding but attractive after crossing the first step we descend until we reach the Laguna de Sistaña, where we take a break to have lunch. At this point, the path begins to ascend towards the peak that represents our second step, in the valley we see the beautiful and isolated Juri Khota lagoon, surrounded by snow-capped mountains.

Day 5.- LAGUNA JURIKHOTA – GLACIAL LAGOON – PASO AUSTRIA – CHIAR KHOTA

From Juri khota Lagoon we begin by a steep slope to reach Glacial Lagoon, a jewel nested at a height of 4,900 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 6.- PASO JISTAÑA – BASE DE MARIA LLOCO.

Today’s passage is the Jistaña pass, with an altitude of 4,900 m, which leads to the valley of the Racahcha valley.

We continue through the valley until we reach a small room where we set up our camp. At the bottom of the valley we can see the mountains of Maria Lloco and the west face of Huayna Potosi.

Day 7.- MILLUNI PASS – HUAYNA POTOSI – RETURN TO LA PAZ.

Our last step is the Huallatani pass (4,850 m). From here, on a clear day, we can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Maria Lloco mountains and the mighty Huayna Potosi. It is also from here that our vehicle awaits us for our return to La Paz.

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