Glacier Lagoon

Hike between the giants Illampu and Ancohuma


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Tour Summary

A high altitude hike which offers incredible views of Illampu (6368m) and Ancohuma (6427m).

DID YOU KNOW?

Laguna Glaciar (5200m) serves as base camp for those attempting to summit Ancohuma (6427m).

Day 1

We drive from La Paz to Sorata (2800m) where we leave our equipment at a small hostel. In the afternoon we walk to San Pedro’s Caves and later return to town to spend the night.

Day 2

After a big breakfast, we load our luggage onto donkeys and walk for 4-5 hours to Laguna Chijllata (4800m) which serves as our campsite.

Day 3

Today we will visit Laguna Glaciar (5200m) where well have lunch and admire Illampu (6368m) and Ancohuma (6427m), before returning to our camp at Laguna Chijllata (4800m).

Day 4

Today we load up our donkeys and descend to Sorata (2800m), where a car will be waiting to take us back to La Paz.

Private transport.

Bilingual tour guide (Spanish- English)

Food during the expedition.

Logistics transport equipment (donkeys / mules)

Camping tent (NORTH FACE OR SIMILAR)

Cooking utensils

THERMAREST PLUS ROLL MAT

Dinning tent at the base camp.

National park tickets.

Please take with you:

Rucksack (35Lts)

Big Rucksack or Duffel bag (To be carried by porters or mules)

All seasons sleeping bag

Trekking boots

Winter underwear

Waterproof jacket

Sunscreen

Sunglasses with UV filter

Bottle of water (NALGENE)

Tour details:

Altittude: Min 2800m.(9,200 fts)Max 5200m.(17,00 fts)

Days: 4 days, 3 nights

Season: May to September

Activities: Trekking

Difficulty: Mountain/ Hike

Location: Cordillera Real

Type: Private Tour

Guide: English Speaking

Experience: Basic/Medium