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Climb the highest mountain in the Cordillera Real in Bolivia. Explore-share.com helps you book your next Mountain Climbing trip to the stunning Illimani!

At 6,438 m.a.s.l, Illimani is the highest mountain in the Bolivian Cordillera Real and lies near the cities of El Alto and La Paz. This breathtaking peak is a mountaineering landmark in the region, topped only by Nevado Sajama. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Mountain Climbing trips in Illimani. The mountains are calling!

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Illimani

What should I know about Mountain Climbing Illimani?

At 6,438 m.a.s.l, Illimani is a mountaineering feat for strong footed climbers. This sacred peak in the Cordillera Real in Bolivia is the highest in the region and the second highest in the country. Its name means Golden Eagle. Because it is such a large mountain, with four summits, it is sometimes considered a massif. Climbing Illimani is dream come true for experienced mountaineers, however, proper preparation is paramount. Not only is a good fitness level, prior experience and proper acclimatization a must, but also, you will need to consider logistics. Going with a guide will help you take care of all aspects of your adventure!

Why should I choose Illimani for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

Climb the highest peak in the Cordillera Real

Illimani is the highest peak in the Cordillera Real and the second highest mountain in Bolivia. It is a great mountaineering feat with many routes to the top, all which will surely stun you.

Put your climbing skills to test

Illimani is a technically difficult climb. Furthermore, at 6,438 m.a.s.l, getting to the top requires proper acclimatization. If you are an experienced mountaineer, you will love the challenge of getting to the top of this breathtaking mountain.

Enjoy the unique Bolivian Andean culture

The Bolivian culture preserves a lot of its colorful indigenous heritage and customs and on your mountaineering adventure to Illimani, you will be able to enjoy its unique flavor.

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Illimani?

The average year-round temperature in the Cordillera Real is approximately 18°C. In the summer, between December and March, temperatures can go higher than 30°C. At night, temperatures may drop below freezing year round.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Illimani region?

Spanish and indigenous languages.

What currency is accepted around Illimani?


How can I get to Illimani?

From La Paz, you will need to either drive or take public transport to Cohoni or Pinaya.

What's the country code for the Illimani region?


When is the best time to travel to Illimani for Mountain Climbing?

May to September.

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