The highest mountain in Bolivia, Sajama stands apart from the rest of the range slap bang in the middle of the altiplano. It is a dormant volcano with a perfectly conical shape. A beautiful climb

4 days
Price per person (USD)
Groups of 2 $1100
Groups of 3 $1000
Groups of 4 $900
Groups of 5+ $800
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Depart from La Paz for the village of Sajama (about 5 hours from La Paz). We then continue to Wincurata where we will begin our 3 hour trek to base camp (4,800m)


Trek from base camp to the high camp, at 5,700m. This trek takes around 5-6 hours.


Early depart from the high camp towards the summit (6,542m). Our return takes us back to the high camp and then onto base camp, where we sleep.


Trek from base camp to Wincurata where we will have the chance to enjoy the gorgeous thermal baths, before returning to La Paz.


Climbing Kit List

Provided by Bolivian Mountains

  • Tent (2 person, North Face or similar)
  • Thermarest plus roll mat
  • Cooking utensils (stoves, pans, plates, cups etc.)
  • Dining tent at base camps
  • Plastic boots (NB we have a wide selection of sizes. However, if your feet are particularly large or small, please let us know in advance to ensure we keep them aside for you)
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Ice axe
  • Helmets
  • Gaiters
  • Carabinas
  • Ropes

Recommended Personal Climbing Kit List

  • Backpack with waterproof lining (35lts recommended size)
  • Kit bag (or large backpack) for bulk of kit (porters or mules carry)
  • Sleeping bag (ideally 4 season)
  • Walking boots
  • Headtorch with spare batteries
  • Waterproofs – tops and bottoms
  • Gloves with waterproof cover (ski gloves are best)
  • Warm headwear and sun hat/cap
  • Clothes for very cold temperatures (possibly down to -20ºC)
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses with UV protection (essential)
  • Water bottle
  • Binoculars
  • Camera.


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Difficulty rating

Very demanding. This trip should only be taken on by people who have a high level of fitness.