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Chacaltaya Ski Resort

Calle Mexico 1638 | Casilla, La Paz 1346, Bolivia
591 2 324682
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Amazing View - Avoid the Bus

First of only do this tour if you are willing walk up a few hundred meters at high altitude. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
httollini
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Sydney, Australia
Chacaltaya

The road is a little scary, but is 100% worth it. The view is awesome, the guide was patience and... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Banery M
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Calle Mexico 1638 | Casilla, La Paz 1346, Bolivia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of only do this tour if you are willing walk up a few hundred meters at high altitude. The mountain coverd in snow is beautiful, the walk up can be challenging with the altitude (but fun), and the views you get from there are...More

Thank httollini
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

The road is a little scary, but is 100% worth it. The view is awesome, the guide was patience and amazing.. we absolutley love the tour.. only for the true adventurers

Thank Banery M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

First I had to persuade the locals in La Paz that this place actually existed. They all denied this. But after days of probing, I found someone to drive me + partner up. Once we got to the top, for less than $10 I rented...More

1  Thank battlestar010
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This was by far the worst excursion I took in South America. We were picked up in a tourist bus and spent the next hour picking other people up from hotels in La Paz. As we pulled off the paved road at the edge of...More

1  Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 17 January 2017

It is nice to go there and feel the altitude. The car takes you almost at the top so you dont have to have any special equipment. The way to the top takes you about 1 hour and you can take some nice pictures with...More

1  Thank Katerina905
Reviewed 10 January 2017

It is a nice place to visit especially if you are planning to do some climbing around La Paz, as its elevation is 5,421 meters. The glacier on Chacaltaya served as Bolivia's only ski resort. It was the world's highest lift-served ski area. Unfortunately, due...More

Thank Outdoorsy2014
Reviewed 30 November 2016

If you like to go somewhere unique, remote, stark and beautiful, this is the destination. High up in the Andes, this was once the highest operating ski slope in the world, 20 miles from the highest commercial airport in the world, adjacent to the world's...More

Thank dave f
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We booked the tour for 80Bs (not including 15Bs for Chacaltaya and 15Bs for the moon valley) ended up in a mini-van with 12 tourists. There was only one van at the top so I think it doesn't matter with which agency you book (though...More

Thank rainzzigainz
Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you're not a mountain climber (you're not going to take on Huayna Potosi), Chacaltaya is a sweet option to see what it's like to hike at almost 18,000ft. The views are lovely. The day we went up, some chollitas had climbed to the summit...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We booked this day trip through the travel agent at our hotel and thought it was great. The tour left from the Plaza Isabela Catolica and was well organized all the way through. The high altitude was a hard adjustment so we didn´t walk much....More

Thank johnbconstantina
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