Acotango 2 day

2 Days

Climbing the Acotango Volcano (6052m.). It is a volcano located on the border between Chile and Bolivia in the Western Cordillera. Acotango is one of the Quimsachatas, meaning “Three twins” in Aymara.

It is part of the Sajama National Park, which is home to other high volcanoes such as Sajama (6500 m.), the highest mountain in Bolivia, and Payachatas, which means “two twins” in Aymara. which are Parinacota (6332 m.) and Pomarape m. ).

It is the most accessible 6000 summit in Bolivia. It offers a non-technical ascent, a great option to introduce into high-altitude mountaineering, also for acclimatization.

Where does the trip to go up to Climbing the Acotango Volcano start from?

Generally the trips to Climb the Acotango start from the city of La Paz – Bolivia.

Because you can easily reach the city of La Paz – Bolivia by plane, also take advantage of the mountains of the Cordillera Real to practice and acclimatize.

If would like to enjoy more time in Sajama Village. you can take the 3 day option of Climbing the Acotango

  • 2 Day / Night
  • 1 Guide / 3 customers
  • Private transportation
  • F
  • April to October


Climbing the Acotango Volcano (6052m.).  starts at 8:00 am  from La Paz – Bolivia, 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).

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.


  • A professional guide for every 2 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


  • 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
  • 100 Bs entrance fee


The mountaineering and hiking tours that we offer are highly risky, the customers decides to take the tour with their own experience and travel under our conditions.

1.-  Confirmation and payment:    

  • After confirming the tour with payment
  • The confirmation is  valid for the date and time indicated on it.
  • The customer is responsible for the tour and must prevent factors that can make themselves sick or injure
  • that can cause to loss the trip

2.-  Tour cancellations :

  • 12 days  before trip day  30% penalty from total price.
  • 7 days  before trip day  45% penalty from total price,
  • a day  before trip day    60% penalty from total price,
  • on  departure  day    100% penalty from total price,

3.-  Postponements:

  • 7 days or more  before the tour day  30% penalty from total price,
  • A day  before tour day  40% penalty from total price,
  • on  departure  day    100% penalty from total price

5.- Insurance:

  • The customer will make the tour on his/her own and full responsibility.
  • The price does not include travel insurance against accident, life and medical expenses of any kind.

8.- Climatological Factors:

  • The customer is responsible for choosing his/her travel date.  If, because of bad weather, the tour can not be completed. there is not refund.

9.- Equipment losses or damages during the tour:

  • The customer is responsible for taking care of all the equipment that we provide. In case of damages or losses of any of the gear, the customer must pay for it at the end of the tour.

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Acotango 2 day