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3d2n Kunturiri 5.760m, climbing

3 Días| Lodging| Camping| Transport| Feeding
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Kunturiri 5.760m, climbing

Technical facts:

  • Length: 3 days 2 nights
  • Height difference: 1490m
  • Technical difficult: Grade II PD (not very difficult)
  • High camp I:  4,950m
  • Summit II: 5760m
  • Start height of the expedition in the Sajama Park 4.270m
  • Technical difficulties: Moderate

Highlights:

  • Accessible ascent to Kunturiri 5,760m
  • Beautiful landscapes of the high altitude lagoons with emerald greenish tones
  • Enjoy landscapes surrounded by Geysers and hot springs

 

The Kunturiri (in Aymara kunturi condor, Hispanicized spelling Condoriri) is a volcano in the Andes on the border of Bolivia and Chile, which rises to 5,762 meters. The Kunturiri complex is made up of three separate stratovolcanoes, generated by both effusive and explosive eruptions. The ascent is moderately difficult and prior acclimatization to the altitude is recommended.

Itinerary:

Day 1: La Paz-Sajama Park (4,270m)

Departure from La Paz in private transportation, on the way we will visit the Church of Curawara, located in a small town, in order to visit its beautiful chapel, unique for the presence of several colonial paintings in the walls inside the temple, then we will arrive at the Sajama National Park, 6 hours of travel, in the afternoon we enjoy the hot springs and return to the lodging.

Food: lunch and dinner

Night: In a hostel in the town of Sajama.

 

Day 2: Trekking towards the high altitude lagoons - high camp 5.030m

After breakfast and on board our vehicle we will approach  to “juntuma area” our muleteers and their mules will be waiting for us  to carry most of our climbing gear and meals, at this point we start our journey to the high camp, on the way we will observe two beautiful lagoons, Khasiri at 4,865m and Sorapata lagoon at 4950m, we will be close to the Chilean border, we will spend some time enjoying the beautiful views and birds such as crane sand  seagulls, after a break we resume the trek until we reach the high camp approximately 5,030m. The landscape rewards our effort, the color of the mountains in brown and shades of yellow show us the presence of sulfur.

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Night accommodation: Camping

 

Day 3: Summit attempt-return to base camp-Sajama-La Paz

We start our ascent very early and after approximately 3-4 hours we will reach the 5,760m summit, after enjoying a beautiful spectacle, we will return to the base camp where our transport awaits us, then we start our return trip to the city of La Paz. .

Food: breakfast and lunch

Night accommodation: not included

 

Included in the program:

  • Round trip private transportation
  • Mules or horses to carry most of the luggage (it is suggested to limit the weight to carry 6 kilos per person).
  • Climbing equipment (mountain helmet, crampons, gaiters, harness, ice ax and mittens).
  • Common climbing equipment: ropes, carabineers, stakes, ice screws.
  • Certified professional mountain guide
  • Tasty fresh meals during the expedition
  • One night in a rustic mountain lodge, Sajama
  • One night camping
  • Evacuation to La Paz by vehicle, in case of emergency
  • All meals during the expedition.
  • All permits and tickets.

Not included in the program:

  • Warm clothing, sunglasses, personal hygiene items
  • Mountain boots, sleeping bag (optional to rent)
  • Medical and/or evacuation expenses, health insurance, evacuation costs
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays or changes to your itinerary beyond the control of Pukina Travel, we recommend having insurance that covers unexpected costs.
  • Tips /gratuities
  • Bottled drinks, alcoholic beverages
  • Entrance fee to the national park, church of Curahuara and thermal pools
  • Extras

 

Prices: Please contact us via email: info@pukinatravel.com or to the Whatsapp: +591-73088333

 

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