2 Days / 1 Night
The tour starts at 08:30 when you are picked up from your hotel (only down town hotels) where we then head in a private vehicle to the Rinconada (4600 m) which takes 2 and a half hours. Around 11:30 we have lunch in Rinconada and after an hour we begin the trek towards Chiarkota Lagoon (4650 m) on a simple path where we see some lagoons surrounded by mountains of the Bolivian High Plateau, along the way we take a break of 15 minutes. Afterwards we continue the tour on the same path and at 14:00 we get to Chiarkota Lagoon (4650 m) which is located in the foothills of Condoriri Mountain, where we have free time to enjoy the views while the guide sets up the tent to spend the night and makes dinner. At 17:00 we have dinner and we rest.
We start this day with breakfast at 01:00 and around 02:00 we leave heading towards the Pequeño Alpamayo (5300 m) on a rocky path where we you don’t need crampons. After 1 hour and a half hiking we arrive at the glaciers and it is from this point that we use the crampons and the ice ax. As well we make the ascent attached to the guide with a rope getting to the summit approximately after 3 and a half hours. After 30 minutes we descend to the base camp which takes 2 and a half hours. Around 11:30 we have lunch then we pick up the equipment and return to the village of Rinconada arriving there at 13:00. Afterwards we return in private transport to La Paz arriving at the hotel at 16:00.
The tour includes: Private transportation, complete board on the tour, insulation mat, tent and guide.
The tour does not include: Sleeping bag, headlamp, entrance tickets, 2 liters of water (first day) and personal porter.
Price per person: 284 USD (minimum 2 people – only private tour).
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