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the mountain is easy to reach, about 3-4 hours by car. Because of my tight schedule I booked... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2019
mahetraveller
One of the most beautiful sites overlooking La Paz

Trekkers, people with four shell drive, and mountain climbers will find this an adventure. Most... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2019
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Cordillera Real, La Paz, Bolivia
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

Distance is short but made up with the steepness. Base camp is comfortable so is the high camp. Slow trek from high camp to summit takes ~ 7hrs max.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2019

the mountain is easy to reach, about 3-4 hours by car. Because of my tight schedule I booked already from Austria via altitud6000.com I can recommend them. Mayra in the office speaks good english. This agency was one of the few replying to my request...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019

BEWARE SCAM Overall Ilimani is a beautiful mountain. With crampons, an ice axe and experience it is climbable without a guide as footprint marks are quite well defined. However, despite the mountains outstanding beauty, I had a bad experience with a guide. Juvenal, or the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed January 21, 2019

Be careful when planning ur trip here. We were expecting lots of snow, but in reality there was very little. It just depends on when you go.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Trekkers, people with four shell drive, and mountain climbers will find this an adventure. Most others can only admire from a distance and snap photos. If you want to go there have the right clothing and sign on with a reputable tour guide. And be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 21, 2017

For the quechua culture (the inca descendents) the peaks of the Andes Mountain range where called Apus (quechua; lord), they are considered to be our grandparents with the white ponchos, that protect us and provide us with the most important element; water. In the city...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Carmen C
Reviewed November 21, 2016

This is a beautiful mountain in the Real Cordillera. Is the guardian and visible from most of La Paz city. Is one of the most iconic landmark of the city. Its over 6000m, There are some specialized tours to conquer the mountain. All the habitants...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank Enzo A
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

What can I say about All Transport Tours? First off, let me tell you that Richard Rojas, the owner, is a good man. There's no question about his extreme knowledge about tours around the area as well as other parts of Bolivia, but he is...More

Date of experience: November 2016
5  Thank DaveLy
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Over the course of 3 days I went with Bolivian Mountain Guides, to this majestic mountain. Eduardo and Pedro couldnt be any better at their job, from the food to the logistics everything was perfect, if choosing an agency BMG is the way to go....More

Date of experience: August 2016
5  Thank German R
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I climbed Illimani with Eduardo from Bolivian Mountain Guides. We did some training beforehand and he also climbed Pequeño Alpamayo with me. A mountain experience depends greatly on a guide one is with and I am very glad to have chosen Eduardo! He is a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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