Chacaltaya

Chacaltaya

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Downhill Mountain Biking Chacaltaya to Zongo on Full Suspension Bike

This downhill biking adventure starts from the top of Chacaltaya mountain located in La Paz with a height of 5300mts. It is 30 kilometers from the city of La Paz and was recognized for having been the highest ski slope in the world, until weather changes and warming disintegrated the snow and glacier. It is now visited as a natural viewpoint, from this point of the eastern mountain range, part of Lake Titicaca and the entire city of El Alto can be seen. Well, at this point our journey begins downhill for the intrepid tourists in the use of mountain biking the duration of the descent is between four to four and a half hours, zigzag to reach the Valley of Zongo at 1200 meters altitude.   FULL DAY ITINERARY   06:30   Continental Breakfast at Luna´s coffee restaurant. 07:00   Pick up from LUNA`S COFFEE.         08:30    Arrive at the lodge the Bolivian Andean club in the snowy Chacaltaya, where there will be an important chat of security and delivery of teams (bicycles, full face helmets, gloves, jackets, trousers, elbow and knee pads, goggles). Ideal location for a panoramic view from the snowy Chacaltaya, Real Mountain range, of the lake Titicaca and El Alto city. 09:15  Descent of Chacaltaya to the base of the mountain and crossing with Huayna Potosi road.  10:30  When arrivatg to the crossing the teams they are loaded again to the support vehicle, to transport us until the field it base of the snowy Huayna Potosí, refuge (altitude of 4780 m.a.s.l.), place of the first snack (sandwich, coke, and mineral water) 11:00  Begin of the second phase of the descent; from the field, it bases of the snowy Huayna Potosí. Until the last hydroelectric plant (Huaji). 12:30   Second stop, rest and snack (mineral water, chocolate) 15:00    Arrival to the hydroelectric one “Huaji”,  Where you have the lunch 17:00    Approximately, we return to the city.   18:00    Arrival to La Paz city. End of the tour.

Duration:
12 hours
Available:
All year
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