This trek is for people with plenty of time and a lot of determination. Depending weather conditions and how overgrown the route has became , it can take 6 days , the path is incredible beautiful , with its glacier covered mountain hanging valleys with meanderings rivers .It is a wild and remote area where there are few villages.
Day 01: (CURVA)(3700m.a.s.l.) Departure from LA PAZ(3.632 m.a.s.l) 280 Km After to run across the border of Titicaca lake(3820 m.a.s.l.) and Achacachi we enter into the cordillera then we will be into the valley which is called LA CURVA (3700 m.a.s.l) Encampment.
Day 02: TREK Free morning in order to visit the town which is beautiful and it has a different view more over it is considered whit almost nothing of equilibrium and a lot of narrow paths , and deep abysses besides that we can expect a nice view of the Akamani Mountain (5700 m.a.s.l.) .this mountain is the principal one where the ancestors of the kallawayas then we are going to walk about 3 h above an easy hanging after that we will arrive at the encampment (4300 m.a.s.l).
Day 03: INKA KANCHA 4780 m.a.s.l. we will be able to see the vestige of the Inca named INKA KANCHA 4200 masl) the encampment will set near to a beautiful waterfall .It is possible to take a shower there after that we will walk 5 hours approximately.
Day 04: SUNCHULI (5100 m.a.s.l.) The path is high (elevated )until the superior part which is similar to a defile and it continue upward to the SUNCHILLI (5000 m.a.s.l.) valley where some Incas had worked in gold mines many years ago .Encampment near to the mines 4700 masl 6 hours of trekking.
Day 05: ILLO – ILLO( 3500m.a.s.l.) The trekking goes up until the final point of our expedition the SUNCHULLI 5100 m.a.s.l. where we will expect a marvellous and in view. Then we will descend to the ILLO – ILLO River. Encampement at the edge of the river (38000 m.a.s.l.).
Day 06: PELECHUCO (3 540 m.a.s.l.) It is an antique Inka path , around the way we will find the SUNCHILLI (5100 m.a.s.l.) mine with PELECHUCO (3540 m.a.s.l.) besides that this path goes up until he last point (4700 m.a.s.l.) of the expedition. After that we will descend until PELECHUCO 3540 m.a.s.l. .ENCAMPMENT 5 hrs of trek .
Day 07: GROUND (BY GROUND ) from PELECHUCO to La Paz it is around 9 hrs by car in a 4*4 around the way of ground we will visit the national park of ULLA ULLA WHERE you will find some vicuñas and another kind of and in animals which are in extinction.
Good shape and good resistance in the effort of the altitude requires Apolobamba trek an acclimatizing process is essential in order to have a nice expedition.
A mountain trekking guide, who also belongs to the High Mountain and Trekking Guides Association of Bolivia. AGMT
Our guides are qualified to solve any problem during the trekking. The guides speak Spanish and English.
LLama, donkey or mule will carry the equipment, food, tents, during the trekking.
Trekkers should carry their personal equipment.
We have camping equipment like North Face or Mountain Hardware tents, dinning tents, toilet tent; those are included during the excursion.
trekking techniques are walking in a slow step without to lose the speed.
Our experienced cook three meals a day during the expedition. We have two kind of food vegetarian and no vegetarian. Dried fruit or energetic bars are recommended.