7th CHRONIC HYPOXIA SYMPOSIUM

 

Feb 28 - March 2, 2019     La Paz - Bolivia

ACTIVITIES PROGRAM

February 2019

Day

Date

Altitude

in m

Event

Sleep in

Comments

Item

Saturday

23

3600

Arrival, check-in and adaptation

La Paz

Hotel

Sunday

24

3600

Arrival, check-in and adaptation

La Paz

Welcome Dinner

Hotel

Monday

25

3600

8:00-12:00 Conferences at Zubieta Building Conf room

La Paz

Hotel

 

 

12:00-14:00 Lunch

 

 

15:00-18:00 Conferences

Tuesday

26

3800

Tiahuanacu Pre-Inca ruins talks and tour

La Paz

1 hour drive, conference and

Trip, snack and tickets

 

 

Visit then return to La Paz

Hotel

Wednesday

27

3800

Titicaca Lake in CopacabanaTour and conf

La Paz

1 hour drive, conference and

Trip, lunch and tickets

 

 

 

 

visit return to La Paz

Closing Dinner

Hotel

Thursday

28

5250

Chacaltaya or Huayna Potosi Refuge (weather pending)

La Paz

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2 hour drive, conference and return

Trip, lunch and tickets

 

 

2 hour Bus Drive, tours and talks

Hotel

Friday

Mar 1

3650

6:00 am Flight to the Salt Lakes & visit in the morning .

La Paz

Not included in this package

 

 

  20:00 Return Flight to La Paz.

 

Saturday

Mar 2

3800

6:00am bus ride to Oruro Return to La Paz 18:00 by bus

 

 

PACKAGE 1 *** Hotels single

Includes all of the above except Flight to Uyuni *  
Total US$ 499.--

PACKAGE 1 *** Hotels double Includes all of the above except Flight to Uyuni *   Total US$ 650.--  

PACKAGE 2 **** Hotels luxury single

Includes all of the above except Flight to Uyuni *   Total US$ 1195.--

PACKAGE 2 **** Hotels luxury double Includes all of the above except Flight to Uyuni *   Total US$ 1395.--  
   

Please note that the program is subject to changes depending on the number of participants since this meeting is limited in numbers.

Also note that these packages do not include the registration fee.

Price of package single per person and double for two people, includes the Hotel costs for 6 nights.Stay at the Salt Hotel on Friday not included.

Please note that good restaurants cost between 10 and 20 US$ per person, so that prices are quite low compared to 1st world countries.

 

*Airport to Hotel Pick-up transport included.

** The flight to Uyuni is independent of the program and not included in this package. Bolivia is a big country with great distances. This year we will fly to Uyuni at 6:00 am. Arrival at 7:00 a.m. Visit the Salt Lakes in the morning.

 

Salt flats

After Lunch bus ride to the city of Potosi 4000m (4 hours).

Potosi

Visit to the famous Museum Casa de la Moneda where the Spanish during the colony coined the silver coins sent to Spain.

Casa de la Moneda Potosi.

Sleep in Potosi. Saturday morning early flight to La Paz

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Carnaval_1

Carnaval_3

Attendance to the incredible carnaval in Oruro Lunch in a restaurant and Saturday afternoon 19:00 return by Bus to La Paz. Arrival 22:00.

 

Purchase for this last part of the trip is in the registration page.

 

 

 

 

Optional tours available:

Trekking or mountain climbing.

Huayna Potosi climbing 6000 m.(2 days)

 

Tropical areas around 500 m of altitude.

Rurrenabaque,(1 hour flight) Santa Cruz (1 hour fly) or Yungas (2 hour drive from La Paz)

The scientific program will be prepared later on, please come back to the web page for updates..

High Altitude Medical Care

Specialized high altitude medical care available through the High Altitude Pulmonary and Pathology Clinic * Clinica IPPA. Travel Health Insurance required.

Dead line for registration with these prices is October 30, 2018

After that date a 20 % increase in the registration fees and Hotel fees apply.

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