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Cordillera Real, La Paz, Bolivia
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Visit to our Apu

For the quechua culture (the inca descendents) the peaks of the Andes Mountain range where called... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
Carmen C
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La Paz, Bolivia
A beautiful guardian

This is a beautiful mountain in the Real Cordillera. Is the guardian and visible from most of La... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
Enzo A
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Reviewed 21 January 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

Thank Carmen C
Reviewed 21 November 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

Thank Enzo A
Reviewed 3 November 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

2  Thank DaveLy
Reviewed 25 August 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

1  Thank German R
Reviewed 9 July 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

1  Thank Stela P
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I saw it from La Paz, but the snow is gone. People talk about it having had much more snow in the past. What a pity!

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This might be my favorite mountain. I recommend getting to know it. There are tours that go around it and up it. Some friends and I have biked around it and that's a fabulous ride. In the rainy months, it's hard to see from La...More

1  Thank JosephMcGhee
Reviewed 7 January 2016

here is the story of the mountains Its said that Mururata was jealous of his older brother Illimani, and he tried to kill him but Illimani Won. Mururata was then beheaded by Illimani on orders of their father Viracocha, and his head became the sajama...More

1  Thank Henry Y
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Not sure how it actually looks like up close, but the view from La Paz is magnificent. Take the cable car, and you can have a better view.

Thank lonesometraveler2014
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We have never attempted climbing this mountain. This review is just about how beautiful and awe-inspiring it is. It is a large, gorgeous, majestic snow capped mountain in the heart of the Andes visible from the city of La Paz as well as the altiplano....More

1  Thank JandKNewJersey_USA
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