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Climbing Acotango Volcano

Explore the beauty of the Central Andes on your next mountain climbing trip.

Nestled in the Andean High Plateau, straddling Chile and Bolivia and sitting at 6,052 metres, you’ll find Acotango Volcano. This volcano is surrounded by others in the Sajama National Park and is an excellent place for mountain climbing. 

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Acotango Volcano

Home to spectacular scenery, the Sajama National Park is a sight to behold. Take in the views of the stunning volcanos and mountains and get up close to animals like alpacas, llamas, vicunas and more.


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How to get there

Fly to La Paz and travel via transfer to the volcano's base

Best time to visit

May through October are the best months to walk up. Crampons will still be necessary in this period but skis are not required


This region tends to stay cold year round due to the altitude. Expect summer averages of around 22 degrees celsius and winter averages of 15 degrees celsius. The weather in the mountains is considerably colder

More info about Mountain Climbing in Acotango Volcano:

The climb to the top of Acotango is not technically challenging, however, there are some quite steep sections. You’ll need the stamina to reach the summit and a good level of fitness. It’s possible to drive to base camp at 4,900 meters and the road remains drivable until around 5,600 meters, so depending on where you drive to, you can complete the climb in as little as four hours. Make the most of the awesome mountains around like Parinacota and Pomerape

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