his trekking takes place on a pre-Columbian path in the Quimsa Cruz Mountain Range. It joins the high mountain with the valleys which slopes are covered of more and more dense vegetation. The path goes again in direction to the Yungas and to the hot springs lost in the middle of the nature. Besides, the Quimsa Cruz Mountain Range is an undiscovered destination for tourists; you will probably be the only trekkers.

One of the main attractions of this trek is the granite peaks that we pass by the second day. It is perfectly possible to lengthen the trekking program in order to remain there several days just profiting these cliffs -a paradise for climbers.

DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 8:30 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.
RETURN TIME Approximately 18:30 PM.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
Transportation Guide
Porters and pack animals Collective climbing gear
Dining tent and kitchen tent Meals (3 meals per day- breakfast, lunch, dinner-), snacks and provisions for the mountain
Tents to sleep Cook, Kitchenware
Alcoholic drinks Tips (porters, cook, drivers, hotel)
Personal expenses (physician, hospital, research expenditures, taxicab, etc.) Insurances (liability insurance, aid and repatriation insurance, insurance annulments)
Day 1

La Paz – Viloco – Cuchimocoya (4200m)

Departure from La Paz by private 4WD, we take the La Paz – Oruro direction to immediately take the road to Viloco (5/6 hours trip) – Viloco is an ancient mining center in the Quimsa Cruz Mountain Range. After having passed the mining center of Viloco, we continue to the valley of Cuchimocaya, were we set the camp.
Day 2

Cuchimocoya – Laguna Negra (4500m)

After leaving Cuchimocoya, we ascend through a narrow trail arriving at the base of the granite cliffs – the undiscovered paradise for climbers -. Crossing the collar of Torrini (4850 m) and coming downhill in the valley of Vaquerio until the Laguna Negra, place of camp.
Day 3

Laguna Negra – Aguas Calientes (3400 m)

From the Laguna Negra, we go downhill into the valley where the Miguillas River flows. The vegetation already begins to change. We pass by the small village of Choquetango Chico to reach the hot springs of Aguas Calientes, we also set there the camp for the third night.
Day 4

Aguas calientes – Choquetanga

After a last early bathing in the thermae, we continue our trekking passing by the village of San Juan and arriving in the valley of Choquetanga -a valley covered in dense vegetation – where the trek ends. There we will set camp.
Day 5

Choquetanga – La Paz

We return to La Paz in a private vehicle.

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