The Ancohuma, is Nevado pertaining to the Real mountain range or Central of the Andes in Bolivia. It is located in the province Larecaja in the department La Paz. With a height of 6,427 meters above sea level, it is considered one of the highest mountains in the country. Together with the Nevado Illampu it forms a single massif. Its Aymara name is “janq’u uma” that means white water.

The ascension can be made from different faces. From the south, it is necessary to get from La Paz to the town of Warisata, and from there take a road that leads to abandoned mines from where you can continue to the glacier moraines. To the west, it can be reached from the village of Cooco, accessible from Sorata, from where it is necessary to make the approach until the feet of the northeast face, to pass by a rocky peaks until arriving at the base of the face west.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONIn our Offices in La Paz
DEPARTURE TIMEPlease arrive by 8:30 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.
RETURN TIMEApproximately 18:30 PM.
WEARComfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Private TransportCarp tent equipment and mat
Mountain GuideMountain equipment
Mulas and his muleteerDining tent
Lunch, dinner and breakfastKitchen equipment
NOT INCLUDED
Sleeping bagWarm clothing
SunscreenNational Park
SunglassesBackpack 60 liters
HeadlampBackpack 5 liters
Snack chocolates and waterPersonal insurance

The normal route runs along the west and south-southwest.

Day 1

LA PAZ – SORATA

At 09:00 am we leave La Paz, we pass the beautiful landscape of the Cordillera Real, passing near Lake Titicaca, then pass through the town of Achacachi, Warisata from where you can see the imposing snowy Illampu and Ancohuma, To the step where you can see the beautiful population of Sorata 2,700m, once arriving at the village we settle in the Hotel, in the afternoon we trek to the Grotto of San Pedro an abandoned mine of the Inca Culture and return.
Day 2

SORATA – LAGUNA CHILATA

In the morning we leave towards the Laguna Chilata 4.200m passing through the beautiful landscape of the high valleys of Sorata, passing through the corn fields and other food and the Andean fauna and thus we arrive until the lagoon Chilata where we camped.
Day 3

CHILATA LAGUNA – LAGUNA GLACIAR.

On this very early day we set off towards the Glacier Lagoon 5.030m up through abandoned mines, spectacular views of the mountains and the high valleys of the area and thus reach the glacier lagoon, impressive mountain landscape with a huge glacier of The mountain, then return by the same route to the Chilata lagoon where our campsite is installed with a 6 to 7 hour hike.
Day 4

LAGUNA GLACIAR – CAMPO ALTO

After breakfast we continue with direction to high field 5.750m in 4 hours we prepare the camping on the glacier where we spent the night.
Day 5

CUMBRE – LAGUNA CHILATA

At 01:00 a.m. we start climbing the Ancohuma Mountain 6.427m in 6 to 7 hours we reach the summit and then return to high field we continue returning to Laguna Chilata where we spent the last night.
Day 6

CHILATA LAGUNA – SORATA – LA PAZ

After breakfast we continue to the village of Sorata where we take the transport and then return to the city of La Paz in the afternoon.

Tour Reviews

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18/10/2019

Hicimos escaladas en Bolivia: Illimani,Huayna Potosi, Ancohuma,Parinacota, Condoriri.

Experiencias inolvidables, muy buena la atención y programación de los viajes con Willy en oficina. Guias muy profesionales: Ramiro, Julio e Hilarion se encargaron de que los viajes fueran sencillamente espectaculares y sobre todo seguros. Mi eterno agradecimiento a ellos.

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