1 Day.- LA PAZ – SAJAMA – HIGH CAMP PARINACOTA.
Depart 8:30am La Paz for Sajama passing through beautiful altiplano country with views of rivers, cañons and Cullpares (tombs) of the ancient culture of the señoríos Aymaras, vicuña and flora. After 4 hours we arrive at Sajama 4.200m. Here we transfer to 4×4 jeeps which take us to Parinacota high camp, altitude 5,115m, where we rest for the first night.
2 Day.- SUMMIT PARINACOTA 6.330m
At 1:00am we arise and prepare the climbing equipment, then after a light breakfast we set out for the summit, altitude 6,330m. The ascent takes us from six to seven hours and after a short rest to enjoy the views of Pomerape and Acotango and across the national park to Sajama, we make the four hour descent to high camp, and after lunch return to Sajama by 4×4. We overnight at hostel accommodation in Sajama.
3 Day.- REST DAY.
We take an easy walk to the thermal springs, and return to rest in the hostel for the afternoon.
4 Day.- SAJAMA – HIGH CAMP – POMERAPE
After breakfast we depart by 4×4 jeep for the high camp on Pomerape, altitude 5,090m. Here we make camp and rest for the night.
5 Day.- SUMMIT POMERAPE – SAJAMA – LA PAZ
At 1:00am, we ready the gear and after a light breakfast start the six to seven hour ascent to the Summit of Pomerape, altitude 6,220m. After enjoying the panoramic views across the national park, we make the three hour descent to high camp where the 4×4 jeep transport awaits to take us back to Sajama. From there we make the return journey to La Paz by road.
- *Private transport La Paz – Sajama – La Paz
- *Mountain Guide
- *Jeep 4×4 to high camps
- *Food: Lunches, evening meals and breakfasts
- *Camping gear: tent and mattress
- *Climbing gear.
- *Kitchen equipment.
- *Cook equipment.
- *Sleeping bag
- *Sun glasses
- *Sun cream
- *Warm clothing
- *National park fees
- *60 litre rucksack
- *5 litre rucksack
- *Snack food, chocolate and water
- *Personal insurance