The Guardian of La Paz stands watch over the city
The Illimani mountain, symbol of the department of La Paz and the highest mountain of the same.
Undoubtedly there are many articles dedicated to this mountain considered as the guardian of the city, the mountain itself has many peaks that are permanently covered with snow, three of them are above 6,000 m and the highest one reaches an amazing altitude of 6,438 m.
This mountain is reserved for determined mountain conquerors, as it is a technical and very demanding climb.
6,438 meters / 21,122 feet
4 Days / 3 Nights
La Paz – Pinaya – Base Camp
From your hotel in the city of La Paz, we will move to the town of Pinaya, this is the point of entry to the Illimani, from here we continue by vehicle to the base camp (4,480m), we will make our camp in this place.
Base Camp – High Camp
a 5-hour hike through a trail and rocks to the high camp called “Nido del Condor” at 5,550 m. where we will prepare for the night.
High Camp – Summit – High Camp – Base Camp
Early departure through glacier terrain to reach our objective, the South of Illimani (6,438 m).
We then return to high camp, pick up camp and continue to base camp.
Base Camp – Pinaya – La Paz
Regreso a la Estancia Pinaya donde nuestro vehículo estará esperando, y regreso a La Paz.
- Private transportation
- Camping equipment
- Technical equipment
- Porters and/or Mules
- Sleeping bag
- Other material for personal use.