Chocaya/ Cochabamba

Nature, Valleys

It’s an organized Project by Chocaya community, in their interest to provide an environmental education space and recreation for visitors and generates incomes. During the visit the community guides offer tours by their kewiñas forests, pine forests and studies of local flora, etc.

Characteristics:

1

Route:

Ecotourism.

Guide:

Spanish speaker.

Starts:

Cochabamba.

Difficulty:

Intermediate.

Comfort:

Average.

Ends:

Cochabamba.

Packages:

Camping in the forest Chocaya - 2 DAYS/1 NIGHT

Day 1 Bosque de Chocaya
We pick up you from your hotel in Cochabamba city, along the trip we visit the Temple of “El Paso” before reaching “Chocaya” Communal Ecotourism Park, will start the visit by making a walk to the first lookout point from where a beautiful view to the Cochabamba city, continue the journey to the second viewpoint from which contemplate the Tunari mountain range and the Valley of Cochabamba. During the walk we will know the different species and medicinal plants native forest. By midmorning reach the campground, set up camp and have time to rest. Continue the walk to the Tourist Assistance Centre, before arriving at the restaurant “Buja Rumi” for lunch. In the afternoon the game “Rally Green”, where teams compete in a race where the physical dexterity and knowledge gained in the trek define the winner.

Day 2 Comunidad Chocaya
After breakfast we break camp and prepare to go to the “Chocaya” community, start walking towards the river “Mayu” and the stone bridge, then walk along the river “Chocaya” up to the community during the tour will pass by the first hydroelectric plant of Cochabamba, see waterfalls and ancient stone mills were used for grinding corn, also observe the local agricultural production to the community.
Return to the city of Cochabamba before noon.

Advices: Bring comfortable and warm clothing, walking shoes, small backpack, hat and sunscreen.

INCLUDES:

 

  • Transportation
  • Meals
  • Guided Activities
  • Ticket to Chocaya Park

NOT INCLUDED:

 

  • Memories or souvenirs
  • Tips
Chocaya Forest - all day

Program
“Chocaya” community is just 30 minutes from the city. We will pass by the community before reaching Chocaya Communal Ecotourism Park, will start the visit by making a walk to the first lookout point from where a beautiful view of the city of Cochabamba, continue the journey to the second viewpoint from which contemplate the Cordillera Tunari and the Valley of Cochabamba. During the walk we will know the different species and medicinal plants native forest. By midmorning reach the camping area, where we can rest. Continue the walk to the Tourist Assistance Centre, before arriving at the restaurant “Buja Rumi” for lunch. In the afternoon we continue our hike to Mayu River and stone bridge, and then walk along the river Chocaya up to the community, during the tour we pass the first hydroelectric plant in Cochabamba, see waterfalls and stone mills formerly used for grinding corn, and also observe agricultural production Chocaya community. Return to the city of Cochabamba to late afternoon.

Optional Activity:
In the morning make environmental education game “Rally Green”, where teams compete in a race where the physical dexterity and knowledge gained in the trek define the winner.

Advices:
Bring comfortable and warm clothing, walking shoes, small backpack, hat and sunscreen.

INCLUDES:

 

  • Transportation
  • Meals
  • Guided Activities
  • Ticket to Chocaya Park

NOT INCLUDED:

 

  • Memories or souvenirs
  • Tips

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Geographic Location

Chocaya

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