On our first day, we depart at 6 am to Qutapampa village. On the way, we have a stop at Sisasani mirador to look at the spectacular Titicaca Lake. Lunch in Qutapampa and visit the museum, then begin the 3-hour trek until arriving at Caluyo community. On the way, we will enjoy bird watching and have a small ceremony for Pachamama. Once in Caluyo we will learn about the Kallawayas tradition before dinner and rest in the community lodge.
After breakfast we begin our 4–hour trek through Caluyo to Chacarapi, we will visit the archeological site Chullpapata and later have lunch in Chacarapi. We continue walking for another 3 hours, arriving in Chari to participate in a traditional weaving workshop before spending the night in the community lodge.
On our third day, we continue our 2-hour trek along to Charazani to enjoy the thermal waters and have lunch, then we continue in private transport and return to La Paz at approximately 6:30 pm.
Difficulty: 3: Moderate walking, hilly terrain*
Itinerary: Day 1: La Paz – Qutapampa – Caluyo; Day 2: Caluyo – Chacarapi – Chari; Day 3: Chari – Charazani – La Paz
Highlights: Kallawayas Tradition, Andean Landscape, Community tourism, Thermal Waters, Cultural history
Price: $350/pp min. 2.
Inclusions: local guide (Spanish only), private transport, Andean snack, entrance fees, lodging, all meal (from breakfast day 1 to lunch day 3)
Optional: Stop in Santiago de Okola on your way back to La Paz.
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