Trek Cordillera Real + Huayna Potosi climb 7 day

7 Days

Trekking Cordillera Real + Huaya Potosi Climb 7 days. Located in La Paz – Bolivia.

Trekking Cordillera Real. begins in the scenic Khotia region of lakes, includes the opportunity to summit Pico Austria (5350 meters) and camp at the base of Condoriri masiff, also a night at the base of the imposing west face of Huayna Potosi 6088 meters.

During the trekking Cordillera real .  we will have breathtaking view of several pristine lagoon, like Khotia Lagoon, Ajwani Lagoon, Jurikhota Lagoon Chiarkhota Lagoon, Wichu Khota Lagoon and red milluni Lagoon. Also views of multiple glaciated peaks all the while, like mountain condoriri (with its figure of a Condor with open wings)  and west face of Huyana Potosi 6088 meters.

In the área. we can observe wildlife, such us llamas, vicuñas, vizcachas…

After the trekking we will Continue with the climbing of Huayna Potosi 6088 m. 

Climbing Huayna Potosí 6088m is Bolivia ’s most popular major peak in the Cordillera Real. Located at just 25 km from the city of La Paz,  Huayna Potosi is known for its ease of access and imposing beauty as well as the fact that it is 88 meters over the magic 6000 meter figure. Huayna Potosi can be climbed by beginners with a competent guide and technical equipment. Beginners yes, but fit beginners; it’s quite steep toward the end and it’s a tough climb, but well worth the effort. 

we sugest to chek next option in case you have less days to enjoy the place:

Trekking Khotia – 3 Days

Trekking Condoriri – 3 Days  

Huayna Potosi 3 Day

  • Private for the group
  • May to October


We will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00am and we will drive for around 4 hours out of the city and through the Andean highlands until we reach Khotia lagoon  4570m. / 14993ft.

From Khotia lagoon we will start the trek. We start ascending to the Contador passage (4750 m. / 15583 ft.). Later we sescend to the valley near Surakhota lagoon and we continue through the hillside to get to AJWANI LAGOON 4610m. /15124 ft. Where we will pass the night.

This day  hiking time will be 4 – 5 hours  (8 km.)

We will have breakfast at 8:00am

On this day from AJWANI LAGOON 4610m. /15124ft. – . we do hiking to Sistana Lagoon in the morning and later we cross Janchallani passage, located at 4900 m. / 16076 ft. And from there. we enjoy a breath taking view to peaks of cordillera real. After it we descend to the Jurikhota lagoon 4700 m.  / 15419ft. we will set up our camp, at the lagoon shore, have  the night  there.

This day  hiking time will be 4 – 5 hours  (7 km.)

8:00 am we will have breakfast

On this day from Jurikhota Lagoon 4700 m.  / 15419ft. . We begin hiking by lagoon shore, enjoying the reflection of the mountain in the lagoon. Later we go upward to the turquoise waters of the frozen lagoon  4880 m.  / 16010 ft.  From there we admire the left wing and the condor shaped head of Condoriri. Then we got to Austria peak 5350  meters / 17552ft . the highest of the trek, and from Autria peak, we can see the entire shape of the Mountain Condoriri,(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. Later we descend to Chiakhota lagoon 4700 m.  / 15419ft. . we will set up our camp, at the lagoon shore.

This day  hiking time will be 5 – 6 hours  (9 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.


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    50% 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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Trek Cordillera Real + Huayna Potosi climb 7 day