"Quiet Village in a Spectacular Setting" Sorata by AlbuqRay
Sorata Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 62 photos
I have only been to Sorata once and that was in Nov 04. It is a beautiful place and a bit off the tourist track about 53 km from Achachachi. It is located at the base of two of the taller the mountains in the Cordillera Real: Illampu, 6,368 m (20,892 ft); and Ancohuma, 6,427 m (21,086 ft). There is not much to do there besides the Gruta de San Pedro, but it is a great place to relax.
Sorata is located in the foothills above a river and is surrounded by mountains.
Sorata is an Aymara village of about 2000 people. If you would like to go trekking or climbing, try the Guia Sorata, which is a local association of guides and porters.
- Pros:A great place to relax
- Cons:A little difficult to get to
- In a nutshell:One of the most beautiful settings in Bolivia
When we were driving to Sorata, there was some kind of religious or shaman ceremony going on at a small lake in the... more travel advice
Gruta de San Pedro is a large cave about 12 km from Sorata. Some people walk there but it takes 2 -3 hours each way.... more travel advice
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