Huayna Potosi – Coroico / 5 days
Including 60% of Choro Trail (Pre Inca-pavement)
Another combined trek where you get to see both High Mountains and Cloud Forest. The perfect trail for those climbers who have made it to the top of Huayna Potosí. Starting from the very base of Huayna Potosí to then connect with Choro Trail. Perfect for Trekking lovers willing to see different types of terrain. Good for those going to Rurrenabaque. You can combine it with the Jungle Tour – Boat to Rurrenabaque or Jungle Rafting to Rurrenabaque
1st day.- 08:30 pick up from the Hotel & drive to the starting Point at the base of
10:00 Meeting time with those who have made it to 6088 m at the base. You will have free time to enjoy Huayna Potosí from the base until your lunch is ready.
We will start walking after midday. We will try to get to a high mountain lake to camp by. (total walk – 3 to 4 hrs)
2nd day.-We will walk around Kunatinkuta massif. It is all High Mountain Trek. We will be heading to Zanja, after camping you will time to be on your own enjoying this beautiful place. It will be possible for you to visit another high mountain lake. (total walk 6 hrs)
3rd day.- . Now we will walk straight to the village called Chucura. From Chucura is possible to see the Cloud Forest right below. This is the place where we meet the Pre Inca Trail called Choro Trail. Well preserved trail that was used by Cultures before the Incas to bring Coca leaves and fruits to the high lands. In a couple of hours after lunch we will get to Challapampa at the head of the Cloud Forest. (Total walk 5 to 6 hrs)
4th day.- We will have a twelve hundred meters drop in just half an hour so we will be walking in the steaming Jungle for the next two days. (total walk 5 to 7 hrs)
5th day.- Now we have our last walk to the end of the Path (Chairo) from where we take the only transport available : an old small truck- to Coroico.
17:00 Bus back to La Paz
19:30 Arrive in La Paz.
*Times for departures, meals and activities may vary as they depend on different factors. The guide will tell the group every morning about the day programme.
With 3 days notice.
12 people max. 01 min. per group.(1 guide every 6 people)
4 nights accommodation in tents, camping mattress, local guide, meals 4 B – 3 L – 4 D, porters only for equipment and food, transport La Paz–Huayna Potosí(private)/ Chairo–Coroico(public)/ Coroico–La Paz (public),
*Walking sticks, purification pills, *sleeping bag, water, *water bottle, drinks, cigarettes, snacks, entrance fee-10 Bs, tips.
*Some items not included can be rented from our company.
AVAILABLE: English Speaking guide or translator (additional 40 usd to be paid by the whole group, not per person) When ever we have one request for English Speaking guide or translator, the rest of the group will pay for it.
PORTERS, MULES, DONKEYS?
Only porters available for this Trek
Our guide is the cook at the same time.
Big meals are breakfast and dinner. We provide massive sandwiches for lunch though.
Veggie food is a step better than basic.
If you have more luggage, you will have to hire another porter at an extra cost.
Weight limit is 10 kg per porter, Extra porter: 15 USD per day
For this trek we can send your big rucksack to Coroico at the end of the trek.
Our company organises delivery of your staff to Coroico for 50Bs per rucksack.
WHAT TO BRING?
Check out the “Things you need to bring” section
Adequate trekking insurance is essential. If you don’t have one, you can purchase a “SHORT TERM INSURANCE FROM OUR COMPANY”