La Paz

The Choro pre-Hispanic road – La Paz

the choro trail
the choro trail
the choro trail
the choro trail
the choro trail
the choro trail
the choro trail
the choro trail
the choro trail
the choro trail

Recommendations

Wear light clothing, comfortable shoes for walking, lenses and Sun Hat, waterproof outerwear for rainy season; first aid with sunscreen, repellent against insects and medicine for altitude sickness.

Altitude 4657 m.a.s.l.. (at the Summit) – 1746 arrival to Coroico masl
Temperature Min. 15 C – Max. 26 C

Description

The Choro pre-Hispanic road – La Paz

The prehispánico road Apacheta – Chucura, better known as Choro, start from the Summit of the Cordillera Real that is to 25 kilometers from the city of La Paz; continuing to the town of Chairo. Account with an approximate length of 65 km; This road formed part of the complex road of communication from the Tihuanaco Empire, perfected by the Incas and later used in colonial and Republican. It was one of the main roads linking the central highlands and the headwaters of the yungas valleys allowing the integration of all these yunguenas regions; also was the means to control and manage the territory; It allowed the exchange of goods between people who are settled in their vicinity during the year. During the trip it is possible to find such as pre-Hispanic vestiges, suspension bridges, Stone railings, stands, ceremonial centers, stairs and resting places known as "Tambos", all these buildings surrounded by a lush vegetation which changes, whenever you are entering the mount. You can see kiswaras, ferns, a variety of epiphytes and mosses, In addition to the incomparable singing of birds and the charming sound of the current of the rivers. They also travel during the trip with other communities, as Chucura, Challa pampa, Sandillani and sharpening steel that are mostly engaged in subsistence agricultural production and where the main products are potatoes, OCA and its derivatives. The condition of the road and easy approach from the city of La Paz makes the road is crowded; the route of travel takes three to four days, enjoying spectacular landscapes. The season ideal for touring the Prehispánico road is in dry season. Bs should be canceled for entry. 10 the population resources be devoted to the maintenance of the road.

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