La Paz

Yunga Cruz pre-Columbian road – La Paz

Recommendations

Warm and waterproof clothing for the long road, In addition to special equipment for hiking and camping.

Description

Yunga Cruz pre-Columbian road – La Paz

Classic Yunga Cruz pre-Columbian road travel part of the Chunavi community along the lagoons Harawarani and Alpacani then descend to the capital of the Irupana municipality. The trek begins in the community of Chunavi, continuing along a path that leads toward the Apacheta of the Khala city Hill, where it begins to descend by paved roads that snake up the slopes of the hills. There one of the most important hills that can be seen, is the Yunga Cruz, which presents an interesting training which does not go unnoticed. According to tract down change the ecosystem plunging to the header area of Yungas to the region of the shipyard which is a Montane forest of abundant vegetation. On this site can be decided the continuation of the journey because it presents two alternate routes: the first leading to the population of Chirca and the second, that connects to Chulumani along the path that leads to Ocobaya already continuing via Highway until you reach the town of Chulumani. Within the travel tourists may wonder of landscape diversity that presents the region in its different ecological floors of Highlands, valleys and tropic; from the snowy mountains, scrublands, waterfalls, Lakes and subtropical vegetation. The entire route has a length of 45 Km. It can take between three to four days. Daily walk sessions are of 7 hours. Note that the tour is part of the pre-Columbian roads network known as the "Qhapaq Ñan" or (Royal Road) which has an extension of 6.950 kilometers and extends throughout South America. This road was improved and used in colonial and Republican. During the trip it is possible to find sites
pre-Hispanic as harrows, suspension bridges, stone walls and pre-Hispanic tambos.

 

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