Condoriri Trek & Huayna Potosí Climb -5DAYS

5 Days

  Condoriri trek & Huayna Potosi Climb 

This program combines 2 ½ days of trekking through the Cordillera Real, an afternoon of basic mountaineering instruction and practice, and a 2 day climbing of Huayna Potosi (6088 meters) at La Paz – Bolivia.

Our trek begins in the scenic Condoriri region of lakes and glaciated peaks and includes the opportunity to summit Pico Austria.

We then continue through the Andean highlands along the spine of the Cordillera Real and camp at the base of the imposing west face of  Huayna Potosi.

We make the transition to the Huayna Potosi base camp.

and spend an afternoon practicing techniques on the glacier on the lower slopes of the mountain. We then spend our final two days in the summit attempt of  the Mountain.

Condoriri trek & Huayna Potosi Climb This tour is for all the people who would like to climb over 6000 meter without high knowledge mountaineering techniques.  and also who would like to acclimatize with 2 ½ days of trekking before ascend the Mountain. 

2 ½ days of trekking will  increase your chance of summit success, because on the trek highest point got is (5350 meters) pico autria summit.

that´s why we suggest this tour if your acclimatization is not good enought. 

If your acclimatization is good enought and physucally  you are good.  you can take 3 day climb of huayna potosi or 2 day climb huayna potosi straight from la Paz City .

  • Private transport for the group
  • 6088 meters
  • April to October


7:30am meeting point at our office.

we will drive for around 3 hours out of the city and through the Andean highlands until we reach Rinconada (4500 meters) from where we start the trek.

After an hour of gentle uphill trekking past several small lakes, we arrive at the larger lake of Chiar Khota (4700 meters). From there we begin the steeper ascent of Pico Austria (5350 meters) for around an additional 3 hours until we reach the summit.

From the top of Pico Austria, we have a spectacular view of Mt. Condoriri, with its shape of a Condor with its wings spread wide, Lake Titicaca, the west face of Huayna Potosi, and numerous other peaks of the Cordillera Real. Our descent to Chiar Khota will take around 1 hour.

We will spend the night at Chiar Khota.

This day  hiking time will be  5 – 6 hours  (8,7 km.)

On this day from Chiar Khota Lagoon 4700 m.  / 15419ft. . After the breakfast we go direction to  Maria Lloco Camp (4700 m.  / 15419ft. )

During our trek, we will cross over two passes, the first with an elevation of (5000 m. / 16404 ft)  and the second with an elevation of 4900 m. / 16076ft  Along the way we will observe the typical fauna and vegetation of the high altiplano.

After around 8 – 9 hours of trekking, we will arrive at our second camp, Maria Llocko (4700 m.  / 15419ft. ). Maria Llocko is a scenic spot at the base of the mighty west face of Huayna Potosi and is where we will make our camp .

This day  hiking time will be 8 – 9 hours  (12 km.)

Today our 3  hours trek will take us from the west side of Huayna Potosi and over a pass of (5100 m. / 16732ft ) After crossing over into the next valley we end the trekking at 10:30 am.  the car will  take us  to the base camp of Huayna Potosi (4700m. / 15419ft.).

This day  hiking time will be 3  hours  (4 km.)

———————-   BEGIN CLIMBING HUAYNA POTOSI 6088m.  ————————-


We will have lunch at the base camp lodge 12:30 pm and get prepared with the gear then walk 40 minutes to the base of the Old Glacier  (4900m. /16076ft.).  where we will practice basic mountaineering techniques and ice climbing. Later we will return to the Base Camp Huayna Potosi (4700m. / 15419ft.)  for dinner and overnight lodging.

8:00 am Breakfast, later free time.

In the morning,  we verify and prepare the back packs with all of our technical climbing equipment and personal items

12:00 pm Lunch, then ascent to High Camp (5200 m.a.s.l.) 2 hours of walking.

15:00 pm arrival at High Camp Refuge,

15:15 pm hot drinks to hydrate during the afternoon

17:00 pm Dinner, and night in shelter at High Camp. (5200m. – 17060ft).

18:30 go to bed .

Our day will begin very early. Wake up time will be around midnight and we will get dressed with the climbing clothing and equipment and have breakfast.
Around 1:00 AM we will begin the ascent. We will have short breaks to rest and eat chocolates and drink water during the ascent.
We plan to arrive at the summit (6088m./ 19973ft) around sunrise in order to appreciate the wonderful view of the highlands, the surrounding Cordillera Real, Lake Titicaca, and the ever unique sunrise itself.
Our descent to high camp will take 2 – 3 hours and upon arrival we will have vegetable soup and hot drinks. At the high camp we will re-pack our backpacks and make the 1 hour descent to base camp.
We usually arrive at our office in La Paz City (3600m./ 11811ft)  between 1:00 PM. and 2:00pm


For Trekking:

  • Private transportation for the group
  • Professional guide
  • Meals on the trek
  • Camping gear
  • Mules to carry meals and camping equipment and personal belonging.


  • A Professional guide for every 2 customers
  • Private transportation
  • Climbing Equipment:
  • Tecnical equipment.- Grampons, harness, plastic doble boots, Ice axe, Helmet, Gaiters.
  • Clothes .-  windproof pants and jacket, gloves (mitones), facemask.
  • All meals on the mountain
  • Lodge Base Camp and High Camp
  • Cookware / stove / fuel etc.ç



Travel Insurance



  • Sleeping bag (rated to -15 º c) (Optional to rent 30 dolar)
  • Headlamp
  • Backpack  (minimum 50 liter capacity for Huayna Potosi)  (Optional to rent 8 dolar )
  • Daypack 35 liter for trekking
  • Trekking Clothes
  • Recomended Trekking Poles  (Optional to rent 20dolar )
  • leggings
  • Trekking poles
  • Fleece jacket
  • Down jacket
  • 3 pairs of socks (one thick)
  • Snacks for trekking and climbing
  • 50 BOB  TREKKING Entrance fee
  • 50 BOB  HUAYNA POTOSI entrance fee
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunblock
  • 2 liters of water to start
  • Personal medication
  • Thin liner gloves
  • Beanie / woolen hat
  • Toilet paper
  • Personal items
  • Hiking shoes
  • Guide tips

Note: Personal porter is not included for climbing Huayna Potosi to Carry from Base Camp to High camp

  • 60   Dollars   Personal porter  for Huayna Potosi


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

4.- 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.

5.- 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.

6.- 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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Condoriri Trek & Huayna Potosí Climb -5DAYS