Moon Valley And Chacaltaya Mountain – Shared Service

La Paz, Bolivia

Experience Rating
icon7 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Explore the glaciers and eroded canyons that surround La Paz on a full-day tour of Chacaltaya and Moon Valley. While reaching both locations in a single day would be a challenge without expensive private transport, this cost-effective combination tour takes care of logistics so you can discover an abandoned ski resort that was once the highest in the world, then follow a maze of hiking trails through Moon Valley.
  • Convenient pickup at downtown hotels
  • Included entrance fees mean no extra costs upon arrival
  • Get dramatic views across the Andes from Chacaltaya
  • Downtown drop-off location is close to key sites and restaurants

Pick up from Downtown Hotels.
Transport round trip.
Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
Entrance fees

Departure Point

Maria Auxiliadora Church, Avenida 16 de Julio, La Paz, Bolivia

Traveler pickup is offered
Every Day from 8:00 am  to  9:00 am from Downtown Hotels or Pickup Point.

Departure Time

6:00 AM

Return Details

Avenida Mariscal Santa Cruz 96, La Paz, Bolivia
Stop At:  
Monte Chacaltaya
Hotel pick up from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. approximately to go straight to Chacaltaya, this is a mountain with an elevation of 5,321 m.a.s.l. Over 80% of Chacaltaya's glacier melted between 1987 and 2007. The glacier was one of the highest glaciers in South America. When arriving at the refuge, have the chance to walk up to the top of the mountain. Also, see Huayna Potosi and Illimani Mountains; Lake Titicaca and some parts of El Alto city. Walking up and watching all landscapes last for about one hour and half, after that at 12:00, go down, and get on the bus again to leave for the Moon Valley.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Valley of the Moon
The forces of nature sculpted a strange scene, making Valle de la Luna a fascinating place to go for a walk, especially if you have an interest in geology. Arrival at 1:30 p.m. to Moon Valley. This valley has a particular rock formation which is similar to the moon`s surface. When in there, see different kinds of trees and plants (local of the area), between them is the cactus San Pedro. The tour lasts for about one hour. The final part there is a viewpoint for taking some amazing pictures.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • 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
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Sun glasses
  • Bottle of water.
  • Sunblock
  • Jacket.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 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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