Chacaltaya in Mountain Bike

An exciting high altitude descent

Live this adventure in a full day ...

ACCLIMATION FROM CHACLATAYA TO THE CITY OF LA PAZ

Combine a hike at 5420m. and a 29 km bike ride

A different way to acclimatize, trying an hour walk to the summit of Chacaltaya and riding a bicycle to return to the city.

  • A FULL DAY TO ACCLIMATE
  • THE PERFECT COMBINATION TO TRAIN, BEFORE CLIMBING A MOUNTAIN
  • VISIT THE OLD SKI TRACK, AND RIDE IT BY BIKE
  • ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL VIEW OF THE CORDILLERA REAL

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Tour Summary


Many years ago it was the closest ski slope to the city, but due to different factors the glacier disappeared in 2008, now it serves as an attractive tourist center where you can take a short walk to the summit.

DID YOU KNOW?

Chacaltaya was the highest ski slope in the world in the 70s

Day 1

We leave at 08:30 a.m. from the city, we will drive for an hour and a half approximately, until we reach the Chacaltaya refuge at 5300m. After we will continue a hike between 1 to 2 hours (we must take our time to acclimatize) after enjoying the summit of Chacaltaya (5420m.) We will return to the refuge, after a snack, our bikes will be ready for the descent to La paz city.

Bilingual mountain bike guide (Spanish- English)

Double suspension bikes

Food during the tour

Protective equipment/knee protector, gloves,full face helmet.

Private transport

Please take with you:

Good walking/hiking shoes

Wear dark glasses

Hat/sunscreen/sunglasses

Camera

water proof jackets and pants

Tour details:

Longitude: 27 km

Days: Full day

Season: March to December

Activities: Mountain/Bike

Difficulty: F

Location: Chacaltaya mountain

Type: Private Tour

Guide: English Speaking

Experience: Basic