Sajama 6540m 5 days
Sajama Nacional Park owes its name to this mountain. This extinct volcano is the highest peak in Bolivia. It is around 100 m higher than Illimani in the Estern Bolivian Andes. This is no doubt a beautiful climb.
5 to 6 days above 3500m or a 3 day acclimatising trek is needed
1st day.-06:30 Departure from your hotel in private transport to Sajama village and on to the starting point. 5-6 hrs drive
After lunch we will start our trek on sand to the base camp.
During this walk you will enjoy one of the best dusks in the Altiplano. 3 – 4 hrs walk
2nd day.-Just after breakfast we will head up to high camp Then just like of all the other climbs we will have sometime to save energies for the last ascent 5 – 6 hrs walk
3rd day.- Our guide will wake you up at 01:00 a.m. after a couple of sandwiches and a strong coca, tea, we will start our way to the top (5 to 6 hrs). Not a technical climb . After a while at the top, we will descend straight to the base camp. We normally get to the base camp after midday. Afternoon to recover.
4th day.-Final trek to the base camp (5-6Hrs)
5th day.- Drive back to La Paz
Late arrival in La Paz and transfer to Hotel
*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 4 days notice.
18 people max. 01 min. per group.(1 guide every 2 people)
Accommodation: 4 nights tents, camping mattress, sleeping bag, Plastic boots, crampons, harnesses, ice axes, head lamp, jacket, trousers, gloves, balaclava, fleece, underpants,
meals 4 B- 5L- 4D, private transport La Paz – Sajama – La Paz, 1 certified guide every 2 people, mules 15 kgs weight limit per person.
*Walking sticks, *sun glasses, purification pills, water, *water bottle, drinks, cigarettes, snacks, entrance fee-50 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?
If you have more luggage than our weight limit (15 kg), you will have to hire another mule at an extra cost.
Our guide is the cook at the same time
Big meals are breakfast and dinner. We provide massive sandwiches for lunch though.
You must bring all of what you can for the entire programme.
WHAT TO BRING?
Check out the “Things you need to bring” section
Adequate Climbing insurance is essential. If you don’t have one, you can purchase a “SHORT TERM INSURANCE FROM OUR COMPANY”
1 PAX 1300 Bs P/DAY P/PERSON
2 PAX + 1000 Bs P/DAY P/ PERSON