Top things to do in Cordillera Apolobamba

Village in Charazani


The traditional Kallawaya village of Chari, a 6km walk from Charazani (90 minutes), is a blend of terraces, flowers and vegetable gardens. The town is home to a Kallawaya cultural museum, a stone and thatch structur…
Ruins in Charazani

Pre-Incan Ruins

About an hour’s walk outside Chari are some pre-Incan ruins, reached by walking through town and turning left at the enormous boulder that creates a small cave. Follow this path to the cemetery, keep left until you …
Bolivian in Charazani

Pension Doña Sofia

Just off the plaza on the road to Residencial Inti Wasi, Doña Sofia is your best bet for a decent meal. Try the mate de la basura, a 'trash tea' of local herbs.
Museum in Área Natural de Manejo Integrado Nacional Apolobamba

Museo Interpretativo Center

In theory this tiny museum by the albergue provides limited local information and an exhibition on the Kallawaya traditions. However, when we passed through the keys had been lost and cobwebs covered the doors. Ask …