Above the mountain village Tuni we will pass scenic lakes and head towards the base of the ice covered Condoriri mountain range, one of the most beautiful and immense mountain ranges of Bolivia.
We will start early from La Paz, first on the main road to Copacabana, then turn right into a valley, at the end of which there is a beautiful village named Tuni.
It is located directly next to the Tuni Lake, which is used as water reservoir for La Paz. From here you start the trekking with help of mules or donkeys through a scenic valley towards high camp. The trek takes about 3 hours and is not so demanding; the terrain is more or less flat. At Lake Khiar Khota you make camp, excitingly near to the numerous icy giants of the Condoriri mountain range.
On the 2nd day we have to overcome a 5,000 m high pass, eventually there is some time left to include the 5,250 m high Mirador. As we are already on 4,600 m, the ascend should be managed easily. We carry on towards our high camp through wonderful green mountain meadows, next to the wild rocky and icy summits of the Condoriri mountain range. The camp is located underneath the mountain Maria Lloco, which is characterized by a small but very steep ice wall.
On the 3rd day we will see a very special mountain. The Huayna Potosí with its perfectly symmetric summit pyramid is part of the most popular mountains of the country. From every perspective it draws our special attention. Unfortunately it is not that easy ascendable. Today's tour leads us around the mountain, to the starting point for the climb to the Zongo pass. Our taxi is waiting for us at this place and about three hours later we will be back in La Paz.
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