Trekking to Maragua Crater (full day)


Trekking to Maragua Crater

This trek in the Cordillera de Los Frailes near Sucre is one of the most famous and popular walks in Bolivia. On this trek, we visit part of the spectacular mountain range of the Friars, the pre-hispanic road, the so-called Gorge of the Devil and the Crater of Maragua. Besides the fascinating views of the geological formations in the valley, you also have the opportunity to get to know the community of Maragua.


Sucre (2750m) - Chataquila (3650m) - Maragua (3100)

We begin our trek in the morning, setting out from Sucre in our private transportation. We drive to the town of Chataquila for about 1 hour through the countryside and the surrounding pine forest. Arriving in Chataquila, we begin our trek into the direction of the pre-hispanic road for about 2,5h in the beautiful scenery. At the end of the pre-hispanic road, our driver waits for us to take us to the Crater of Maragua for an approximately 50 minutes' drive. At the crater, we have time to have lunch and to explore the Maragua Crater, as well as the close by a local community. Afterwards, we make our way back to the city of Sucre in our private transportation (ca. 2,5h).


at around 8:30 am in the city center of Sucre.


at around 6:00 pm to the city center of Sucre.


Trekking to Maragua Crater (full day)
Trekking to Maragua Crater (full day)
Trekking to Maragua Crater (full day)

Practical Information

Leaving: fixed departure dates may apply. Contact us.
Duration: full day
Transport: private transportation
Price: Contact us
Others: Please note that all itineraries are subject to change

Bring With You
  • Day Pack
  • Good hiking shoes
  • Poncho or rainjacket
  • Hat or Cap to protect you from the sun
  • Sun Block
  • Water and Snacks
  • Camera
  • Professional bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Lunch
  • A bottle of water
  • Entrance to the pre-historic road
Not Included
  • Tip for your guide
  • Other meals than the mentioned above
Additional Options:

It is also possible to extend this trekking route to a 2-day or 3-day Trek from Sucre. Contact us about these options.

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