From strenuous hikes in the
Andean highlands to an eco tour to the steamy depths of
the Amazon Rain Forest, Bolivia treks offer you an opportunity to get a whirlwind tour of the
country, led by experienced and knowledgeable tour guides.
When visiting a country like Bolivia,
with its stunning array of ecological and geographical
diversity, you'll miss out if you don't explore the different
regions of this incredible country.
Treks in Bolivia can encompass anything from the feast
of the senses that is the jungle paradise of the Amazon
Rain Forest to the humble abodes tucked away in the mountainside
in the shadow of white-capped volcanoes of the Sajama
Andean Treks specializes in adventure travel guided by
these informed and experienced tour specialists. On their
Llama trek of the Cordillera Real, or the royal range,
6 days are spent above 14,000 feet, and you will conquer
5 summits of the more than 50 in the Cordillera Real.
In total, their 14-day package is a great all inclusive
tour- between La Paz and Lake Titicaca, you spend at least
a week acclimating to the elevation before moving on to
the Cordillera Real.
This trek gives you an opportunity to enjoy the stunning
views with the added convenience of having a hardy llama
haul most of your gear. These animals are a much better
adapted to the higher elevations and have great physical
stamina for negotiating the rugged terrain of the Bolivian
mountain passes. You get to save your energy for the hike
and have to carry only a daypack on this, one what is
nonetheless one of the more challenging Bolivian treks.
Their Bolivia for Adventurers tour is an 8-day trip,
offered during the summer months. Five nights of camping
and only two nights in a hotel, and a host of different
cities to visit make this an exciting introductory trip
to Bolivia with a good variety of environments to enjoy.
You'll start with a day in Sucre,
at 9,150 feet, is a city of mid-level elevation, which
is a good place to get acclimated to the high altitudes
Next you'll go to Tarabuco, and enjoy the rural atmosphere
and explore the interesting market. You'll get to experience
the old world charm of the colonial cities of Sucre and
Potosi and finish it off at Sajama National Park, with
a return to La Paz on your last
Condor Journeys and Adventures leads 14-day Royal mountain
range treks, and you are given the option of upgrading
to superior or deluxe class. Excursions such as a trip
to the lakeside resort of Copacabana Village when you
are at Lake Titicaca on
Avdentureco offers a number of treks in Bolivia. This
company has a great deal of variety for travelers, up
to 9 different itineraries for whatever part of Bolivia
you wish to explore. An easy 1 day Tiahuanico trek might
be a good place to start, or if you are ready for a challenge,
brace yourself for the strenuous high-altitude climbing
you will encounter on Adventureco's 14-day Cordillera
Real Traverse Trek.
While its best to do some research on the Internet when
you're deciding on which trek you would like to take,
a number of Bolivia trekking and expedition companies
have offices in La Paz and other cities in Bolivia. If
you plan on returning again, pay them a visit while you
have the opportunities and pick up a brochure. Before
your adventure is even over, you will find yourself planning
your next Bolivia travel, dreaming of the magnificent
vistas that still await your discovery.