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Sajama and Parinacota volcanoes one-week trip

Sajama and Parinacota

This 1-week ascent to the top of Sajama and Parinacota volcanoes is suitable for intermediate climbers and a great way to get to know the beautiful Bolivian Andes. Join IFMGA certified Bernardo!

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7 Days

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov




I would like to propose you a new and different way to visit the Bolivian Andes.

Come climb the Sajama and Parinacota volcanoes in this 7-day mountain adventure! As you may know the Sajama Volcano is one of the most amazing snowy peaks on earth. It is formed by 5 summits. The highest one is the southern peak with 6548 meters of altitude.

But the Andes mountain range has many other stunning summits to conquer. This time we will combine the Sajama's south peak with the Parinacota volcano (6342 meters). The Parinacota is one of the two volcanoes of the Payachatas. These mountains lies on the Bolivia-Chile border, inside the famous Sajama National Park.

While the first ascent (Sajama) involves an intermediate technical difficulty, the second one is an easier climb. However, this program is aim to climbers with some prior experience. That way we can make best use of the itinerary in a safe way.

At the end of this page you will find more details of the day by day program. And if you're in search of climbing only the Sajama Volcano, please check out this 5-day ascent up there I am also leading.

Want to join me on this Sajama-Parinacota climb and get to know one of the most beautiful areas in the Andes? Contact me now! I’ll be happy to guide you to the top of these beautiful summits.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

- Group porters

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner


Day 1: La Paz - Sajama Village

Departure by vehicle through the International Highway to the village of Sajama (4400 m). Overnight camping.


Day 2: Beginning of Stage I: Parinacota Volcano

Arrival to the Parinakhota volcano base camp, at 5100 meters above sea level. Overnight in a lodge.


Day 3: Parinakhota volcano summit

Ascent to the Parinakhota volcano. During the ascent there is no technical difficulty. You will only need a good fitness level. The climb will take 6-7 hours. The return is shorter. After enjoying the landscapes of the Sajama and the Lauca national Parks of Bolivia and Chile, we will have a 3-hour descent to the parking lot so we are transferred to the hot springs for a relaxing bath. Overnight in a lodge.


Day 4: Beginning of Stage II: Sajama Volcano


Ascent to the Sajama base camp (4700 m) with the help of porters. Overnight camping.

Day 5: High Camp

Ascent to the high camp (5500 m) with assistance of the high altitude porters. Overnight camping.


Day 6: Summit day

Ascent to the summit of the Sajama Volcano (6548 m) and return to the high camp. Overnight camping.

Day 7: Sajama village - La Paz

Descend to the village of Sajama and return to La Paz. Arrival to your hotel, where this amazing program ends.



Meeting point

La Paz

About the guide

IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide from Bolivia

My name is Bernardo Guarachi, I am from Bolivia.

I was trained as a mountain guide in germany in the DAV and am also guide UIAGM.

With many years of experience as mountaineer, I was the the first Bolivian to summit the Everest. Another achievements I have are the Makalu, Makinley, Cho Oyu, Aconcagua and many other mountains in Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Argentina.

Contact me so I can guide to some of the beautiful peaks of the Bolivian Andes!


German | English




La Paz, Bolivia

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