La Paz: Mountain Chacaltaya and Moon Valley Guided Day Tour

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Spend a day on a guided hike to Chacaltaya Mountain with a guide. See why Moon Valley got its name before being picked up and dropped off at San Francisco Church.

Highlights

  • Hike the Andes mountain range 5400m
  • Change of ecosystems in the Luna Valley
  • Going through almost the whole city
  • Discover the different types of social classes

Description

Chacaltaya Mountain is 27 km from downtown La Paz, it is a mountain with 5400 m.a.s.l., it was a sky slopes the hightest of world. Nowadays, this is a magnific viewpoint of Mountain range, different colors laggon, La Paz City, Titicaca lake and hightlands boliviano. Enjoy walking on mountain hight. The difficulty of the ascent of the mountain is relatively easy when there is little snow, although due to the height and oxygen it turns out to be hard. You can return to the car at any time if you feel unwell. Once we have visited the mountain, our transport is taking us to the valley of the moon, this journey lasts approximately 1h 30m if we have a clear path. Moon Valley is 39 km aprox. from Chacalataya mountain, we descent until 3200 m.a.s.l. Here, it is eroded area with clay obelisks and sometimes 'viscachas' tipical animal of hightlands. We need only imagine and feel be as the moon. Once the visit of the valley is over, we will return to the center of the city of La Paz. Some passengers can take advantage of staying on the road to visit other parts of the city, of course with the guide's recommendations.

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Hotel pickup Guide Transportation Drop-off near San Francisco church

Important Information

  • - All passengers will go up with the minivan until they reach 5300 m. if access is possible. - If you suffer from vertigo at heights, let the guide know so they can help. - The ascent to the mountain peaks is ideal to reach the top but you can also stay if you are tired. - Long drive from the mountain to the valley of the moon.

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