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Pico Austria Tour: Nevado Condoriri 2 or 3 Day Tour

Spend 2 or 3 nights in a refuge in Nevado Condoriri in this Pico Austria Tour, enjoy hiking and the breathtaking views Bolivia has to offer

USD $184.00USD $404.00

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Don´t Miss The Chance to Experience this Amazing Pico Austria Tour in the Nevado Condoriri

Come with us to this amazing Pico Austria tour where you will have two days to discover everything about this breathtaking place. The Nevado Condoriri is a name of Aymara origin that means “Condor’s head”, this Nevado has a height of 5648 m.a.s.l. It is situated in La Paz Bolivia, his closer approach begins in a place known as Rinconada, this is where we start walking for an hour till we get to the lagoon “Chiar Khota”.

This place offers stunning scenery with amazing snowcapped peaks, beautiful Andean lakes, good altitude training before climbing or simply an easy way to go on a fantastic short trek in the majestic Cordillera Mountain range. It has an approximate extension of 15 kilometers and its figure dominates imposing the region. The locals say this place was the refuge of the condors, the largest and most ferocious Andean birds.

After the trekking comes the amazing view of the Cordillera Real that awaits for you to conquer it from one of the best-known peaks, the Pico Austria that is located on the left way of Condoriri.

In a country that offers paradoxical characteristics, this unique spot can catch the attention of many visitors not only for its beauty and quietness but also for his hard and steep trails. The Pico Austria tour is an adventure you don’t want to miss.

Highlights

  • Hike from 4400 to 5350 msnm in the Nevado Condoriri
  • Amazing panoramic view from Pico Austria
  • Enjoy a variety of landscapes, like rocky paths, green fields, and sweet water streams
  • Get to watch alpacas and llamas
  • Spend a night in a refuge the middle of the Nevado in this Pico Austria tour

Tour Information

Duration: 2 days – 1 night/ 3 days – 2 nights
Start and End Location: La Paz Department, Murillo Province, La Paz – Bolivia.
Availability: Year Round, but we recommend the months from June to September as the weather is better
Miscellaneous: It is advisable to do it with people older than 18 years, however, it is possible to do it with people older than 15 years.
You must be in good physical condition to perform this type of activity since it is a walk at 4400 meters above sea level.

Itinerary

2 days/ 1 night

Day 1 
We pick you up from your hotel or hostel at 8:45 am and we will be departing from La Paz at 9:00 am. From here we will head to Rinconada, which is the starting point of our trek at 12:00.

We are going to have lunch with an optional menu for vegetarian. After this, we are going to walk for 1 hour and 45 minutes approximately. At 3:00 pm, we will have arrived at our refuge that is located behind the Chiarkhota Lagoon. In the afternoon we will visit the glacier of Pequeño Alpamayo.

At 7:00 pm, we are going to have dinner and then we are going to rest until the next morning.

Day 2
We start our day at 6:00 am with breakfast. We will be departing for our refuge at 7:00 am in the morning, the next 4 hours we are going to walk uphill until getting to the summit of Pico Austria.

We will descend until our refuge where lunch will be waiting for us. After lunch, we will prepare our backpacks to start descending to Rinconada where our private transportation will be.

It is going to take us 3 hours arrive at La Paz.

 

3 days/2 nights

Day 1

We pick you up from your hotel or hostel at 8:45 am and we will be departing from La Paz at 9:00 am. From here we will head to Rinconada, which is the starting point of our trek at 12:00.

We are going to have lunch with an optional menu for vegetarian. After this, we are going to walk for 1 hour and 45 minutes approximately. At 3:00 pm, we will have arrived at our refuge that is located behind the Chiarkhota Lagoon. In the afternoon we will visit the glacier of Pequeño Alpamayo.

At 7:00 pm, we are going to have dinner and then we are going to rest until the next morning.

Day 2
We start our day at 6:00 am with breakfast. We will be departing for our refuge at 7:00 am in the morning, the next 4 hours we are going to walk uphill until getting to the summit of Pico Austria.

After this, we will descend to our refuge where we are going to have lunch and have the afternoon off.
Dinner will be at 19:00 pm.

Day 3

The last stage of our trek will begin at 6:30 am. After breakfast, we will depart from our refuge walking uphill until 5000m.a.s.l. After that, we will descend the hill where we will encounter a beautiful valley. We will walk near to a mine where they extract Wolfram and Zinc. At 1:30 pm, we will have arrived our destiny and we will prepare to have lunch. After this, our private transportation will take us to your Hotel or Hostel.

What’s Included 

  • Entrance fee
  • A mule with a muleteer  (only for the supplies and bags)
  • One or two nights at a refuge in this Pico Austria tour
  • Meals
  • Private transportation  round trip
  • Bilingual Tour guide (English –Spanish)

What’s Not Included 

  • Sleeping bags
  • Tips
  • Walking sticks
  • Medicines against altitude sickness
  • Ensure against accidents

What to Bring

  • Walking sticks, trekking shoes, and thermal clothes
  • Gloves and headlamp
  • Toiletries and sunscreen
  • Backpack 65 liters

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