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Chacaltaya Ski Resort

Calle Mexico 1638 | Casilla, La Paz 1346, Bolivia
591 2 324682
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Full-Day Chacaltaya and Moon Valley Tour with Hotel Pickup from La Paz
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“high altitude” (8 reviews)
“walk up” (4 reviews)
“the bus” (11 reviews)
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Calle Mexico 1638 | Casilla, La Paz 1346, Bolivia
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591 2 324682
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"high altitude"
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"walk up"
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"the bus"
in 11 reviews
"global warming"
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"hundred meters"
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"take pictures"
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"road"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive up to Chacaltaya is both picturesque and for the brave. Your drive does an amazing job traversing the steep edges. Chacaltaya is a former ski resort. Whilst its days as a skier's paradise is now over, the views from the top are still...More

Thank DatLoongJourney
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive to Chacaltaya is impressive, climbing from La Paz to 5300 meters, but not for the faint of heart. especialy the last 10 km up the mountain are perilous. Chacaltaya hasn't been a ski resort for over ten years, although some of the cables...More

Thank holger b
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

We travelled with Maya tours on a 30 seater coach (about half full). There’s no beating around the bush on this one… the road up to the former ski resort is utterly terrifying. It may not be called the Death Road, but it’s certainly pretty...More

2  Thank Josephml94
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

We took a bus tour here which included the moon valley. T he views were colourful and amazing. The road up is rocky and narrow in some parts, so a bit scary looking over the edge. You have to walk the final part to the...More

1  Thank rtz63
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice and convenient option to explore altitude up to approx 5400m.. there is no other public transport to Chacaltaya. We booked the simple standard tour with the agency Climbing South America (where we booked as well our Huayna Potosí ascent) for...More

1  Thank rapha_y_nici
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

First of all, we did this tour with Maya Tours. AVOID AT ALL COST and check with the agency you are booking your tour with if it isn't subcontracting Maya Tours, as they seem to have nearly a monopoly. We went with Maya Tours to...More

4  Thank Simao_Botelho
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

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

5  Thank httollini
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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
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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
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Reviewed 9 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
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