Day 1: La Paz – Sorata. A very early 4WD journey will takes us first over the high punas bordering Lake Titicaca. After ascending these, from where you can see the massifs of the Illampu and Jankho Uma, we decent through mountain valleys to reach the village of Sorata, at 8,784 ft. (2678 m). This trip takes 4-5 hours from La Paz. In Sorata, our mule drivers will be ready to start the trek. Later, in about 3 hours we will arrive to a small plateau in the lower hills where we will set up our first camp. Includes: (L), (D).
Day 2: Sorata – Laguna Chillata. Today we will have a 3,280 ft (1000 m) climb in about 6-7 hours up to Laguna Chillata, at 13,776 ft (4,200 m). There we will set up our second camp, this time close to Inca ruins on the shores of a small lake. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Laguna Chillata – Laguna Glaciar - Laguna Chillata. In 5 hours of a beautiful walk, we will get to the glacier that lies between the colossal mountains of Illampu and Janko Uma. Ice towers are use to drop from the main glacier to the Laguna Glaciar at 16,534 ft (5,038 m). Later there will be some exploratory walks nearby before we return to our camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Laguna Glaciar – La Paz. Our return to Sorata will take 6 hours and later we set off for by 4WD to La Paz. Includes: (B), (L).
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