Activities

Hiking

Putre is ideal as a starting point for hikes. The routes have been used for centuries by the Aymara farmers and you might encounter them even today on the road leading their lama herds. The diversity of cactus and bird species satisfys every nature loverís heart. Following itineraries are easy to hike without a local guide using the descriptions below.

Round trip Pitacane

In the background you can see the Taapaca, the main mountain of PutreThis circular hike leads through beautiful gorges up to a pre-hispanic settlement, the petroglyphs of Wilakahuranny and the summit cross of Pitacane. The Pitacane offers a beautiful panoramic view over the surrounding valleys and canyons, the Nevados de Putre and the village of Putre up to the Lluta Valley. [more...]

Duration:
1 day
Severity:
Normal
Hiking area:
Chile / Putre

Hiking tour to Socoroma

Hiking tour to SocoromaWe walk on old paths from Putre (3,500 m) to Socoroma (3,000 m). The hike takes about six hours and leads us into the world of cacti. Socoroma is a small village in the submontane Andes, known for its microclimate and the evergreen oregano terrasses. [more...]

Duration:
1 day
Severity:
Normal
Hiking area:
Chile / Putre

Hike to the petroglyphs of Wilakahuranny

have a break at Wilakahuranny, the petroglyphs of Putre Starting in Chakana we walk along old irrigation aqueducts up to pre-hispanic petroglyphs. The tour takes approximately 5 hours and leads along green canyons and cactus covered hillsides. This walk is a must for every Putre visit. [more...]

Duration:
1/2 day
Severity:
Easy
Hiking area:
Chile / Putre