Parinacota (6.300 m) – Sajama (6.542 m).
Parinacota (6,342 m.), This mountain is part of the western mountain range and is characterized by being a volcanic area. Within this national park we also find the peak of the snowy mountain. Sajama (6,542 m.), This is the highest mountain in Bolivia and the park is home to several species of protected flora and fauna, including llamas such as Vicuñas and also houses Pumas, among others.
Day 1.- LA PAZ -SAJAMA – HIGH CAMP PARINACOTA.
Departure from La Paz to the Sajama National Park. After lunch in the town of Sajama, we will continue by vehicle to the Parinacota base camp and finally to the Alto camp (5,100 m)
Day 2.- SUMMIT PARINACOTA – RETURN TO HIGH CAMP.
Our ascent to Parinacota (6,342 m.) Begins at 03:00 am to reach the top at approximately 10:00 am. Then we start our return to the high camp.
Day 3.- HIGH CAMP PARINACOTA – SAJAMA – BASE CAMP SAJAMA.
After a great breakfast, we return to our base camp, where the vehicle will be waiting to take us through the town of Sajama and then to the Wincurata Valley. From there we begin our hike to the Sajama base camp (4,800 m) located on the west side of the mountain.
Day 4.- BASE CAMP – HIGH CAMP SAJAMA.
After another good breakfast, we will begin our ascent to the Sajama camp at 5,700 m. This ascent lasts approximately 5 hours.
Day 5.- SUMMIT SAJAMA – HIGH CAM – BASE CAMP.
Summit of Sajama (6,542 m.). At 02:00 am we will begin our preparations to leave for the summit. The route is a combination of rock and ice and the vast majority of the climb has a 50º slope. This climb usually takes about seven hours. Our return is by the same route to Camp Alto and then to base camp.
Day 6.- BASE CAMP – SAJAMA – RETURN TO LA PAZ.
After breaking the camp, we will return to the Wincurata valley, from where the vehicle will take us to some nearby thermal baths. After a well-deserved and necessary bath, we will begin our return to La Paz.