Monte Chacaltaya

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  • Address: La Paz Department, Bolivia
  • Tags: Adventure, Adults

Monte Chacaltaya is a mountain in the Cordillera Real mountain range of the Bolivian Andes. This mountain has an 18000-year-old glacier called the Chacaltaya's glacier, while the mountain stands tall at an elevation of 5,421 meters (17,785 feet). This glacier completely vanished in the year 2009. Over the years, this glacier had served as Bolivia’s ski resort and the world's highest lift-served ski area. Having one of the most difficult trekking trials in the world, this mountain is visited by many enthusiastic trekkers.

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Top rated La Paz tours do not include Monte Chacaltaya in their schedule, you can add it to your plan anyway.

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  • 25.07% of people who visit La Paz include Monte Chacaltaya in their plan

  • 37.5% of people start their Monte Chacaltaya visit around 5 PM - 6 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Monte Chacaltaya

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Monte Chacaltaya

People normally club together The Witches Market and Cotapata National Park while planning their visit to Monte Chacaltaya.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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