One of the most spectacular places in the Bolivian Andes, located in the “Cordillera Real” this group of mountains has a succession of mixed peaks (ice and rock), this formation treasures at its base the “Laguna Chiarkhota” that stands out for its beauty and waters crystal clear.
This formation receives the name of “Condoriri” due to its similarity with the Andean “condor” (The majestic bird of the Andes), it is the ideal place to acclimatize if you plan to make ascents to other Bolivian mountains, also ideal for high altitude trekking.
La Paz (3600 mamsl) – La Rinconada (4400 mamsl)
Laguna Chiarkhota (4680 mamsl) – Pico Austria (5350 mamsl).
07:00 am meeting and departure time, first trip takes over 2h30m aprox, until reach La Rinconada (4400 mamsl ) from there start the trek through mountains and amazing landscapes and appreciate the flora and fauna of this magic place.
The walk doesn’t represent much difficulty, the road continues until reach Laguna Chiakhota (4680 mamsl), where people will enjoy a delicious snack.
Later, begin the ascent to the Pico Austria (5350 mamsl), this walk take around 3hours, road is in a zigzag until reaching to top. Once on the hill enjoy the view.
After taking a well-deserved rest, return to the transportation that will take back to La Paz.