From La Paz: Austria Peak One-Day Climbing Trip

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Embark on an easy trek to the Austria Peak summit near La Paz city. Take advantage of this fun and beautiful journey to acclimatize for Huayna Potosi or other mountains. Enjoy amazing views of the Condoriri range, lakes, and glaciers.

Highlights

  • Take in spectacular views of the Cordillera Real and Lake Titicaca
  • Use this tour as a way to acclimatize for higher mountain trekking
  • Get an up-close view of glaciers
  • Discover the Condoriri mountains and lakes

Description

Begin the experience with hotel pickup in La Paz and then head out to Condoriri, passing the city of Al Alto, which is the fastest growing in South America. Witness the abundance of brand new, half-finished construction projects before coming to views of the beautiful Cordillera Real. After reaching the village of Palcoco, take to the dirt roads which lead up the valley toward the Condoriri range. Upon arrival at the Laguna Chira Khota, turn left and follow a trail up to the summit of the Austria Peak at 17,388 feet. After reaching the summit and marveling at views over the other mountains, head back down the valley to the vehicle which will take you back to your hotel for drop-off. The day includes a 2 to 3-hour drive, a 6 to 8-hour trek, and a boxed lunch.

Includes

Professional guide Box lunch including drinks All transport Clothing including jacket, pants, trekking poles if needed Hotel pickup and drop-off in or near the city center First-aid kit

Important Information

  • • No refund will be issued in the case of bad weather • Some acclimatizing is needed before the climb; 2 to 3 days between 9,840 and 16,400 is sufficient • A good level of physical fitness is needed, but no technical skill is required • Acetazolamid (Diamox) can be taken before the climb; 125 mg in the morning and 125 mg in the evening is best

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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