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Beautiful trek, but tons of garbage at the camping spots, shame!

I did the trek in combo with Palca canyon walk. First night I spend in a tent just outside of... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Arsen K
Beautiful but not for beginners

We did the Takesi trail in three days and would surely recommend it. The first day is the hardest... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
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20 Aug 2018
“Beautiful trek, but tons of garbage at the camping spots, shame!”
7 Aug 2018
“Beautiful but not for beginners”
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

I did the trek in combo with Palca canyon walk. First night I spend in a tent just outside of Ventinilla - freezing cold. Second day really hard climb 10km with 950m of vertical difference, and then 5km more of descending. There is open entrance...More

Thank Arsen K
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We did the Takesi trail in three days and would surely recommend it. The first day is the hardest (crossing the pass), so we would suggest to prepare and work on your walking condition on forehand. Of course, it was snowing the whole day when...More

Thank GriSam666
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Ventilla - Takesi (day 1) - Kacapi (day 2) - Yanacocha (day 3) ​1. Transportation You can find the bus to Palca / Ventilla in La Paz at the intersection of Romualdo Herrera and Benancio Burgoa. Ask the driver to leave you in Ventilla (1.5h,...More

3  Thank esjuuy
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Gravity Bolivia coordinated a day ride out here for me. This place was like traveling through three different continents. Not only was the terrain spectacular, but so were the local villagers in Takesi. Ride hard and look out for the llamas!

3  Thank Stefan R
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Our school takes students on this trail each year. Wear waterproof hiking boots that are already broken in. A water proof jacket. Coverage for ears and hands because weather is unpredictable (cold, windy, rain, hail, etc.). Include a mat in your items - which will...More

1  Thank trinamom04
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Doing Machu Pichu Trail costs a lot of money. Here you get a spectacular and little known train from 4000 m down to 1000 m, and all you need is a tent and some food. Its easy to find your way. If you are fit,...More

1  Thank Marte S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We inherit an awesome trail network from the Incas. One of these, probably the shortest in La Paz is the Takesi. If you are starting you can doit in three days, camping and enjoying different weathers. If you want to do it quickly you can...More

Thank Abi B
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We did the trail in 4 days 3 nights, loaded with camping gear. Two solutions to ease the climb if you carry a lot of weight: ask to the micro to be dropped after Choquekhota at the river, you will save 1 hour climb, or...More

Thank jim0ntheway
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The Trail is beautiful!! We made it with bad weather, snow at the pass and rain down the valleys. The trail gets very slippery, so plan in more time on rainy days. We made it in two days, we camped in kapaci and got to...More

1  Thank Matt R
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Amazing trek which can be done in 2 days at easy steps. What I loved about it, is that you get to experience the climate change and altitude first hand. You start a really high elevation in the cold cumbre and end in a tropical...More

Thank Daniel N
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