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Strike out to the remote Andes of Bolivia and enjoy our stunning Apolobamba trek.
Our expert guide will take you hiking into the heart of the Cordillera Apolobamba range, Apolobamba National Park and Madidi National Park.
This fully-supported walking holiday is well off-the-beaten-track in a relatively unexplored area.
The trails are suitable for active walkers looking for a remote, adventurous trek in Bolivia.
Bolivia’s trekking is superb and none more so than this trek.
It’s a relatively unexplored area, to the north of La Paz, and as well as being part of the largest protected reserve in Bolivia, is also home to native healers and great wildlife.
We hike through gold-rich valleys and over high mountain passes, with soaring snow-capped mountains all around.
Keep a look out for vicuña, condors, flamingoes and more, with every step.
This trek is demanding and requires that you are fit, acclimatised and used to camping and being in remote areas.
Apolobamba National Park
The word Apolobamba, originally Apullu Pampa (several plateaus), is the ancient name for the Ulla Ulla plains.
Nowadays, these plains constitute the Apolobamba National Park (Area Nacional de Manejo Integrado Apolobamba), the largest Vicuña reserve in Bolivia.
Ulla Ulla boasts a swelling population of 2,500 vicuñas and healthy numbers of black ibises, Chilean flamingos, Andean geese and viscachas. The wild vicuña herds can be observed at close range.
During the day, the vicuñas graze with the alpaca. Towards evening, when their domesticated brothers and sisters head home to their stone-wall corrals, the vicuñas head off to more isolated pastures.
The land here has been home to many different peoples through the centuries. Some still survive in the lower mountain valleys.
The Kallawaya Indians, who are the most well known, are the traditional healers of the area. Highly respected throughout South America (they journey as far as Patagonia and Panama), they are expert in the use of herbal medicine.
Their art is making diagnoses by ‘reading’ a llama’s entrails or scattered coca leaves. The Kallawayas also work as arrieros on the trek.
Madidi National Park
The park started as a very small area between the shores of the lower Tuichi River and the Madidi River. As a result of the success of the conservation and tourism development programs more land has been brought into the protected area.
Madidi Park adjoins the Ulla Ulla wild life reservation and together they form the largest protected land area in Bolivia.
Join our climbing and mountaineering course in Bolivia and learn to climb in the Andes.
Huayna Potosi in Bolivia’s Cordillera Real mountain range is the setting for our climbing course.
This introduction to climbing teaches a range of fundamental skills useful for accessing ice-covered Bolivian peaks.
Most of the course takes place on a glacier at around 5,000m/16,404ft and is open to complete beginners.
Top level, professional guides show you how to plan and execute a successful climbing expedition.
We begin by taking a look at the hazards that snow covered mountains present.
Next, we teach you the skills and techniques necessary to help you climb and enjoy the mountains.
Prices From $465 / £372 per person
Dates: November 2018
Climb Misti volcano, an excellent beginner’s peak and trekking challenge for your adventure holiday.
For those wanting to climb Misti (5,822m/19,101ft), the volcano is accessed from Arequipa.
Misti is the smallest in the range of three volcanoes in the area – Chachani (6,075m/19,931ft) and Ampato (6,310m/20,702ft) the other two.
It is no less imposing though, and its near-perfect conical shape is beautiful when seen on approach from the valley.
The dry season (Apr-Nov) is the best time to scale Misti, when walkers are rewarded with stunning views of its crater and the surrounding volcanoes.
Our fully-supported and guided trips are the perfect way to tackle this big peak, and you need to be well acclimatised before starting this trek.
We offer three more volcano climbs in the Arequipa area – Ampato, Chachani and Coropuna – and all are an adventure for climbers and walkers.
Contact us to plan your climb of Arequipa’s volcanoes.
Trek in the Cordillera Real and then climb Sajama and Parinacota with our fully guided climbing tour.
We bring you to the best Andean mountain ranges in Bolivia with our unique trekking and climbing holiday.
First, we warm up with a walk amid the great chain of majestic peaks of the Cordillera Real, our Condoriri trek,
Next, we head to Sajama and Parinacota are two stunning high mountain wilderness areas situated near the border of Bolivia and Chile.
Both are huge peaks over 6,000m, with Sajama being the highest peak in Bolivia at (6,542m/21,643ft).
This fully guided and supported trip offers you the opportunity to climb both these amazing volcanos.
You will be in the company of our fully experienced mountain guide and English-speaking assistant.
For trekking fans who want to enjoy the best high altitude walking in Bolivia – this is it.
Combine the stunning Condoriri trek with a climb of the spectacular and straightforward Huayna Potosi peak.
Join us for some superb high altitude hiking and mountaineering in Bolivia.
Hikers love walking and hiking in the majestic Cordillera Real mountain range. This area is great for spotting condors and Real’s outline resembles this iconic Andean bird taking off.
We walk up close to beautiful glaciers, lakes and are always accompanied by mountain views on the trails.
This fully-supported hike runs smoothly thanks to our professional guides, a cook, pack animals and full support staff team.
Having spent most of the trek above 4,500m/14,764ft, you will be well acclimatised for our next goal.
Huayna Potosi (6,088m/19,974ft) itself is a relatively easy ascent for such a high peak. It is the perfect Andean mountain for novice or experienced mountaineers.
The summit provides amazing views of La Paz, El Alto, Illimani, Mururata, the Amazon Basin, Condoriri, the Cordillera Real, Altiplano and even Lake Titicaca.
Read our blog with tips and advice on how to make it to the summit.
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You have a great team down there in La Paz. Very organized and well equipped. I really enjoyed it. The scenery is phenomenal!!! Maria is a great cook and never failed to surprise me with the freshness and quality of her meals. Osvaldo was very competent and it was great that he spoke perfect English so dinner conversation was not lacking.
I hope I can do another trip with your company. Thanks for everything.
L. Macintosh, UK, 2014
» Condoriri Trek & Huayna Potosi Climb
The Condoriri walk was breathtaking … and on some of those passes, boy, were we taking breaths! Our guide and our cook were terrific friendly and professional people. We also stumbled across one of your team, Osvaldo, at one of the camp sites. Really nice bloke with impressive attitude to his business.
The salt flats were also fantastic … a lot of driving, but that’s the deal. Extraordinary country, surreal landscapes. And the accommodation! not really what one would call roughing it. The driver was great … calm and measured, and an ironic sense of humour that matched my own
J Miles, USA, 2016
» Bolivia Uyuni Salt Flats 4WD Tour
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