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Huayna Potosi 3 Day Trek
US$ 199.30
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before
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Reach a staggering height of 17,000 when you take this 3-day trek to Huayna Potosi mountain. You will experience an unforgettable adventure in the Andes mountains.

Trekking in Huayna Potosi
Llamas in Huayna Potosi
Huayna Potosi mountain
A panoramic view of Huayna Potosi

Huayna Potosi 3 Day Trek

Day 1

We leave La Paz in the morning, before driving to the Zongo Pass base camp, located at almost 15,500 feet above sea level.

After a pleasant journey of one hour and a half, we arrive at our destination. Then we trek to the glacier, where the guide will give us the necessary instructions for our ascent of the Huayna Potosi mountain. The first stage of this amazing trekking route will last about two and a half hours. In the evening, we will rest while enjoying dinner under the stars in the tranquility of the mountainside.

Day 2

Early in the morning, after breakfast, we will start our second day of the circuit on the Huayna Potosi mountain with a three-hour trekking route. Our destination will be a camp at a higher altitude, some 17,000 feet above sea level. Along the route, we will make several stops to rest and marvel at the wonderful panoramic views of the Andes and the Bolivian altiplano beneath us. When we arrive at the camp, we will have a tasty dinner, relax, and go to bed early so that we are fully prepared to face the third and last day of mountaineering.

Day 3

We will get up before dawn to enjoy a unique walk on the glacier which takes on an otherworldly appearance under the stars. After a long hike, we finally reach the summit of the iconic Huayna Potosi mountain. From there, if the weather is good, we will witness some of the principle natural wonders of Bolivia: Mount Sajama, the Royal Range, and even Lake Titicaca.

After resting and relaxing at the top of Huayna Potosi, we will begin the descent to the camp, where we enjoy a delicious traditional meal to replenish our strength. In the afternoon, we will continue to Zongo Pass, where we take the private vehicle back to La Paz.

Important information

  • No previous mountaineering experience is needed to enjoy this trip, but you must have a good level of fitness.
  • Children under 18 years old cannot take part in this activity.

Collection points

  • The tour includes pick-up from hotels located in the historical center of La Paz. If your hotel is not located in this area, please contact the local tour provider to arrange the most convenient meeting point for you.

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Per person
US$ 199.30
  • Per person

    US$ 199.30

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.


3 days.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.


Professional English speaking guide.

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Private transport.

All the meals during the tour.

Climbing equipment.

Shared accommodation in the refuges.

When to book?

You can book up until 7 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.


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Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 199.30
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.