Ice Climbing Full Day

La Paz, Bolivia

Experience Rating
    
icon8 hours  (Approx.)
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Overview

Few capital cities can boast having a glacier just a short distance from their center. La Paz, however, can. Discover the frozen enchantment of the Huayna Potosi glacier on an ice climbing day trip that’s designed with adventurous travelers in mind. No previous experience is required to enjoy this tour, which comes with all necessary equipment.
  • Escape the city on an adventurous day trip to the Huayna Potosi glacier
  • Letting someone else drive allows you to enjoy the scenery
  • Your guide informs you of everything that you need to known to climb on the ice
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to only six people

Local taxes
Lunch
Driver/guide
Local guide
Mountaineering Equipment
boots
jacket
trousers
crampons
arness
ropes
Entrance fees 25 BOB
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Breakfast, snack and dinner
sun glasses
sunblock
fleece
inner gloves

Departure Point

Sagarnaga 342, La Paz, Bolivia

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Itinerary

1 and 1/2 hour drive from La Paz to Paso Zongo (4700m). Once at the base camp lunch will be served. Then, walk to the lower glacier, once at the place, guides will explain and show some basic techniques for ice climbing and mountaineering. Have the chance to practice these techniques with the guides and our climbing equipment. Later in the day, practice ice climbing techniques on small ice walls with safety ropes in place. Finish the day with a nice photo-shoot in the glacier and head back to La Paz by 17:30.

Stop At:

• Andes 2 Amazon, La Paz Bolivia
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.
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