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Takesi trail, dramatic changes in landscape

3 days/2 nights, 40 kilometer walk, from the old San Fransisco mine near la Paz over parts of the old Inca Trail to Yanacachi in the Yungas. Dramatic changes in landscape.

Llamas as beasts of burden at the Takesi Trail
Takesi trail, dramatic changes in landscape
Program and customer conditions
Takesi Trail.pdf (609.04KB)
Takesi trail, dramatic changes in landscape
Program and customer conditions
Takesi Trail.pdf (609.04KB)


During this 3-day tour you will walk in plane Andes, climbing from 3200 to 4640 meters and then descending to 1800 meters. You will enjoy the best views and the best food. This adventure is a pure party for the nature-lover.

This tour starts in La Paz.

Program

Day 1: Transfer to start of trail and walking from 3200 to 4640 and mostly descending to 3800 meters.
Day 2: Mostly descending to 2500 meters.
Day 3: Last 2 hours to Yanacachi and back to la Paz.

Highlights

Beautiful wild landscape, great views, dramatic change in landscape, traditional villages. 

Degree of difficulty

Hike: 40 km/3 days.

Highers point: 4640 meters.

Lowest point: 2250 meters.
Most difficult part from 3200 to 4640 meters.
Technical difficult: The descent.
Difficulty physically: High due to altitude
Technical difficulty: Medium

When

From May to October. Always subject to climate changes.

Included

Transport to start trail, guide in English, tents, thermo sleeping mats, cook, 3 lunches, 2 diners, 2 breakfasts, snacks, transport to la Paz.

Not included

Tips, personal expenses and everything not mentioned.

What to bring

Warm/rain clothes, water, soda, snacks, sunscreen, hat/cap, mosquito repellant, mittens, good hiking shoes, comfortable daypack to carry your things. Recommended: walking sticks.

Remarks

Travel times subject to traffic and weather-conditions.
Hiking-times due to walking-speed and weather- and physical conditions.

Price

Depending on luxury class, form of transport and amount of people. Request quote