THE GOLD ROUTE (5 days)
From April to November
first part of the trip will be
across the highland up to 3.800 mts, afterward we will descend into
warm Yungas valleys, where is located Sorata, continuing to Consata
we'll reach the true gold mines area rich of many rivers. The main
are: Santa Rosa de Mapiri and Guanay. Between Guanay and Caranavi
the main area of fruit and coffee production of Bolivia.
All the tour will be on dirt and mud road with many rivers to cross
LA PAZ-ACHACACHI -SORATA (5 hrs.).
Leaving from La Paz we'll
go up to the CORDILLERA REAL DE LOS ANDES, (Ande's Range) having
views, skirting the Lake Titikaka, until we arrive to the village
of Sorata (2.700 mts).
SORATA-CONSATA (8 hrs)
Leaving from Sorata we will go
to Consata through a quite difficult road, because of the curves,
etc. It's a paradise because of the scenic views unique and unforgettable.
Until Puente Yungas the landscape is Andean, then we go into the
sub-tropical vegetation. Arrival to Consata village. Basic lodging
After Consata will start the Challenge with many
river to cross and a mud road Arrival to Mapiri village. Basic lodging.
CONSATA-GUANAY (10 hrs.).
From Consata we start the challenge with many rivers to cross
and a mud road.
All of these villages were the center
of gold explotation, now they continue receiving few quantities
precious metal that comes from the surrounding mines. Leaving Mapiri
appreciate the real Amazon jungle landscape, until reaching Guanay.
GUANAY CARANAVI-COROICO (8 hrs.).
Leaving Guanay, skirting
the river Coroico, we will arrive to Caranavi, admiring the fruit
plantations. After we take a rest and lunch and then we continue
COROICO LA PAZ(3 hrs.).
According to the "South America
Handbook", this is the most scenic route in South America at
the same time
to be the Worlds most dangerous road, because it drive you from
the 1700 m.
high of Coroico, until the 4600 m. high of the Yungas Pass, in less
hrs (90 Km). Hotel.
The Tour INCLUDES: motorcycle (with , lodgings and hotels
during the tour, meal
during the tour, bilingual guides, and technical assistance, support
vehicle. 2 night in La Paz, Goodbye dinner in La Paz.
It doesn't INCLUDE: fuel, ATV Gears (available for rent
- ask for price and size). Extra DAYS in La Paz, souvenirs and tips
NOTICE: Support vehicle available for passengers with an
-ILLIMANI REGION (2-3-4-5 DAYS)
-HUAYNA POTOSI REGION (1 -2-3 DAYS)
ATV KAWASAKI PRAIRIE 400
ATV HONDA FOREMAN 450
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