DAY DESCRIPTION LODGING MEALS
1 DEPARTURE FROM HOME
2 ARRIVAL IN LA PAZ
Meeting at the airport with the guide and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, tour of the famous witch doctor’s market.
Hotel Rey Palace ***** (3500m) Welcome Dinner.
3 LA PAZ
Guided tour of La Paz.
Hotel Rey Palace ***** (3500m) Breakfast, Lunch.
4 LA PAZ – SUCRE
Transfer to the airport and flight to Sucre. In the afternoon, guided visit of Sucre including its churches, the Cloister, the Mirador de La Recoleta, the aboriginal Art Museum and the Casa de la Libertad. Walk to the main square of Sucre. Dinner in a restaurant.
Hotel La Posada **** (3200m) Breakfast, Lunch.
5 SUCRE – CRETACEOUS PARK – POTOSI
Transfer to Cal Orcko, at 5 Km from Sucre. Visit of the Cretaceous Park where several dinosaur footprints are preserved in the rock. This place is considered one of the most important of its kind. Then 3-hour drive to Potosi, the famous city of silver. Guided visit of this medieval city with its colonial churches and architecture.
Hotel Colonial ****(4000m) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
6 POTOSI – SUCRE
Visit of the Mercado Minero and the ancient Cerro Rico mines where, as from the 16th century, miners have worked to extract minerals. After lunch we visit the Casa Real de la Moneda. At the end of the day we drive back to Sucre.
Hotel La Posada **** (3200m) Breakfast, Lunch.
7 SUCRE – LA PAZ
Flight to La Paz. Rest of the day at leisure.
Hotel Rey Palace***** (3500m) Breakfast.
8 LA PAZ – ISLA DEL SOL, LAKE TITICACA
3-hour transfer across the Bolivian high-plateaus to Copacabana, located at the shore of Lake Titicaca. After lunch we take a boat to the Sun Island where we visit  the archaeological site of Pilcokaina and then transfer to the Inca fountain. From there we hike to Yumani, the village where we spend the night.
Lodge Estancia del Sol (3800m) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
9 ISLA DEL SOL, LAGO TITICACA – COPACABANA
The day starts with a 2-hour hike to Challapampa, where we visit the archaeological site Chinkana. Then we take the boat again to visit the Moon Island on our way back to Copacabana.
Hotel Rosariol**** (3800m) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
10 COPACABANA – CHARAZANI – CURVA (3700 m)
Transfer by car to Curva. Before coming down to the village of Charazani, we get the chance to see the mountains. Our journey continues to Curva, the shaman village where the Andean healers, the Kallawayas, live.
Camp (3700 m) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
11 CURVA – JANTUNPAMPA (3300m) approx. 4-5 hours walk
We start our trek from Curva across the Andean growings. For the first time we can see Mount Akamani (5700m), the sacred mountain of the Kalawaya people. We pass a 4100m hill and continue walking through a narrow valley towards Jatupampa where we put up our tents.
Camp (3900 m) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
12 JANTUNPAMPA – CASCADAS DE INCACHANI (4200m) approx. 6 hours walk
Today’s trekking takes us to the foot of the glacier. After lunch we walk down to the ruins of Incachani and put up our camp near the waterfalls.
Camp (4200 m) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
13 INCACHANI – SUNCHULLI (4500 m) approx. 5-6 hours walk
Our route starts from the Incachani falls and today’s climb will be light but constant. Our final destination today is Sunchulli, a place known for its pre-columbian mines.
Camp (4500 m) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
14 SUNCHULLI – ILLO ILLO (4300m) approx. 6 hours walk
We climb up through the valley to reach the “Apacheta” hill situated at 5100m. From here we have a scenic view of the entire Cordillera Apolobamaba. Then we walk back down to Illo Illo, where we camp for the night.
Camp (4000 m) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
15 ILLO ILLO – PELECHUCO (3800m) approx. 5 hours walk
Today we descend to the green valley of Pelechuco for a very relaxing day.
Hut (3800 m) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
16 PELECHUCO – ULLA ULLA – LA PAZ
End of trekking and transfer by car to La Paz, passing through the plateau regions of Ulla Ulla and Apolobamba.
Hotel***** Rey Palace (3500m) Breakfast, Lunch.
17 LA PAZ – HUAYNA POTOSI HUT
Morning off to rest and organize the luggage for the mountain. After lunch short transfer to Zongo Pass (1.5 hours).
Hut (4800m) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
18 HUAYNA POTOSI HUT – LAS ROCAS HUT
Today we start the climb with an easy trek to our high camp, a hut located at the foothill of the glacier. Porters take care of the loads today.
Hut (5200m) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
19 LAS ROCAS HUT- SUMMIT – LA PAZ
Full day climbing the Huayna Potosi and getting back to La Paz. We will walk on the glacier using rope, harness, crampons and ice axes. The climb will take between 6 and 7 hours and we should be back in La Paz no later than 5 pm.
Hotel***** Rey Palace (3500m) Breakfast, Lunch & Farewell Dinner.
20 LA PAZ – INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT
Transfer to the airport and flight home.
Breakfast.
21 ARRIVAL AT HOME

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