Acotango 2day - 2 Days

Escalada al Volcán Acotango (6052m.). es un volcán ubicado en la frontera entre Chile y Bolivia en la Cordillera Occidental. Acotango es una de las Quimsachatas, significa en aymara “Tres gemelos”.

Es parte del Parque Nacional Sajama, que alberga otros volcanes altos como Sajama nevó (6512 m.), La montaña más alta de Bolivia y Payachatas, que significa en aymara “dos gemelos”. que son Parinacota (6332 m.) y Pomarape m.), también lagunas andinas en altura.

Es la cumbre 6000 más accesible de Bolivia. Ofrece un ascenso no técnico, gran opción para introducir en el montañismo de altura, también para aclimatación.

¿Desde dónde comienzan los viajes para subir al Acotango?

Generalmente los viajes a Acotango comienzan desde la ciudad de la Paz – Bolivia.

Debido a que puede llegar fácilmente a la ciudad de La Paz – Bolivia en avión, también aproveche las montañas de la Cordillera Real para entrenar y aclimatarse.

Itinerary

Day 1
LA PAZ (11,810 ft./3600 m). – SAJAMA VILLAGE (13,779 ft./ 4200m.)

At 8:00 am departure crossing the Altiplano to get Sajama village.
On the way we will visit the funerary towers of ancient cultures, these are called “CHULLPAS” in the afternoon we will have a visit to the forest of queñuas “Native trees” visit the geysers, on our way we can observe the typical Andean fauna of the place such as the Andean camelids, Alpacas, llamas and Vicuñas.
Dinner and overnight in the town of Sajama (13,779 ft./ 4200m.) . (Basic hostels with private bathrooms).

Day 2
SAJAMA VILLAGE (13,779 ft./ 4200m.) – ACOTANGO SUMMIT (19,855 ft. / 6052m.) – LA PAZ (11,810 ft./3600 m).

Around 2 am. in 4WD vehicle, We will leave Sajama village early in the morning to go to Acotango’s high camp. The climb will begin Progressive climb. The ascend 4 -5 hours will be easy depending on the season we will find snow on the way or ice. at the end of the winter season, it is sometimes possible to reach the summit without crampons.
Magic view from (19,855 ft. / 6052m.) Descent to High camp (2 to 3 hours). Possibility to descent on the rocky part through another route. Descent to base camp where the vehicle awaits us to go Back to Sajama with the vehicle. Then Back to La Paz City. Arrival by the end of the day.

INCLUDED:

  • A professional guide for every 3 customers
  • Crampons, harness, Doble boots, windproof pants and jacket, ice axe, gloves, gaiters, helmet, balaclava
  • Private transportation from La Paz – Sajama  – La Paz
  • 4WD vehicle from Sajama town – High Camp Acotango – Sajama town
  • All meals on tour
  • Hostel with private barthrom
  • Mountain Entrance fee

PLEASE BRING:

  • Headlamp
  • Day Backpack
  • Mountaineerring clothing
  • Snacks for summit attempt
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunblock
  • 2 liters of water
  • Personal medication
  • Toilet paper
  • Personal items
  • Hiking shoes
  • Guide tips

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Trip Facts

  • 2 Day / Night
  • 1 Guide / 3 customers
  • Private transportation
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  • we organise from 2 customers
  • April to October