1 Day.- LA PAZ – SAJAMA – BASE CAMP
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 load up the mules and commence the three hour trek to base camp, altitude 4,700m, where we rest for the first night.
2Day.- BASE CAMP – HIGH CAMP 5.700m.
At 9:00am, after breakfast, we prepare the loads for the porters and then start to four to five hour walk up to high camp, altitude 5,700m, where we make camp for the second night..
3 Day .- SUMMIT SAJAMA 6.542M – BASE CAMP
After breakfasting at 1:00am, we leave high camp for the summit of Sajama, altitude 6,524m. The ascent takes us from six to seven hours, after which we enjoy the spectacular early morning views across the altiplano before returning to high camp, where we eat lunch. Then we continue to base camp where we enjoy a hearty evening meal and rest for the third night.
4 Day.- SAJAMA – LA PAZ
After breakfast we visit the hot springs and then return to Sajama where the vehicles are waiting for our return to La Paz.
- *Transport La Paz – Sajama – La Paz
- *Mountain Guide
- *Mules and Arriero to Base Camp
- *Porters to high camp
- *Food: Lunches, evening meals and breakfasts
- *Camping gear: tent and mattress
- *Climbing gear
- *Kitchen 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