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Bolivia Expedition: Hiking and Climbing the Cordillera Real

The Andes Like You Have Never Seen Before

DIFFICULTY: Strenuous 


MAX ALTITUDE: 6088 meters


LODGING: Mix of hotels, mountain hut, and camping

GROUP SIZE: 12 people Max

Bolivia Expedition Overview

Welcome to Bolivia; the latest and greatest trip in the Epic Expedition adventure fleet. 

Deep in the highlands of the Bolivian Andes lies the hidden adventure heart of South America known as the Cordillera Real. Far less busy than the trails and mountain peaks of neighboring Peru and Argentina, Bolivia is raw, rugged, and exactly the kind of place Epic Expeditions seeks out when we develop a new trip. 

This two-week journey will take you from the bustling market stalls of La Paz and El Alto to camping next to pristine alpine lakes, crossing desolate mountain passes, and up a few Andean mountain summits. 

If you are up for a challenging, ultra-rewarding mountain adventure, far off the beaten path from the classic South American trekking itinerary – then you have arrived on exactly the right trip. 

Bolivia hits in all the right places; from great food and authentic people to superb alpine landscapes and incredible forgotten valleys.

Come to get inspired. Come to meet cool new people from around the world. Come to up your photography game. Come to learn new skills. Come because Bolivia was not on your radar before seeing this trip (which is a good sign!). 

Come climbing in Bolivia with Epic Expeditions for the journey of your life in the beautiful Bolivian Andes. 

Who This Trip is For

This Trekking and climbing in Bolivia expedition is for you if you want to experience…  

  • NATURE: The Cordillera Real sub-range of the Andes is dotted with forgotten green valleys, endless alpine lakes, and some truly spectacular peaks. 
  • TREKKING: Trekking at high altitude in a remote corner of the Bolvian Andes is a once in a lifetime experience. 
  • CLIMBING: Whether you are an experienced climber or looking to gain some high-altitude climbing exposure, there is a “peak for everyone” on this itinerary. 
  • LOCAL CUISINE: Food is a BIG part of every Epic trip. We will take you to some off-the-beaten-path local restaurants to sample really tasty local Bolivian food. 
  • OFF THE BEATEN PATH ADVENTURE: By definition, an Epic expedition is intentionally off the standard tourist track. During our trekking portion of the trip, expect to see very few if any other foreign visitors.
  • DIVERSITY: This itinerary features a little bit of everything that makes for a great adventure. Trekking, climbing, camping, great food, new friends, and an intimate look into one of the least visited parts of the Andes in South America. The list goes on, but you get the idea. 

Upcoming Dates





May 3rd - 16th, (2025) with Chris LiningerOpen$800$4100 (early bird price)

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Your Trip Leader

hiking in Bolivia

Chris Lininger

Since 2018, Chris has been traveling to remote corners of the world leading Epic Expeditions. Every year he leads group trips to K2 Base Camp, the Everest region in Nepal, the mountains of Kyrgyzstan, and other destinations in Central/East Asia, and South America. He is the director and founder of Epic Expeditions.

Chris wanted to take the concept of an adventure holiday a step further by combining his passion for photography, trekking, and alpine environments into one-of-a-kind curated adventures for people who are as stoked on challenging adventures and discovering new cultures as he is – thus this trip was born! 

Highlights of the Tour

  • “Alternative” City Tour of La Paz and El Alto
  • Trekking and camping in the Cordillera Real sub-range of the Andes
  • Highland Bolivian culture
  • Climb two 5,000 meter peaks and one 6,000 meter peak
  • Get technical climbing training from a certified mountain guide
  • Swim in alpine lakes
  • Meet like-minded travelers from around the world. 
  • Learn about Bolivian history and the legacy of Spanish Conquistadors
  • Sleep in comfortable hotels, tents, and mountain huts

Epic Climbing Bolivia Itinerary

Welcome to Bolivia! Today is the day you arrive into El Alto International Airport (4200 meters above sea level).

Transfer to hotel, mid-day briefing, lunch in a restaurant with typical food of the city.

Tonight we also share our first team dinner together at one of our favorite restaurants. 

Accommodation: La Paz Hotel
Sleeping altitude (La Paz) 3700 meters / 12,140 feet

*Note: due to the high altitude of La Paz (the highest capital in the world at 3700 meters) we strongly advise that you arrive into La Paz 2-3 days early to help with the altitude acclimatization. 

Today we will discover the fascinating cities of La Paz and El Alto, walking through historical areas and visiting off-the-beaten-path markets.

There might even be a chance to have your future read by a Bruja (local witch) in a back market stall. 

The point being – this day is NOT your classic tourist city tour. We have made sure this is the case.

Transport today is done via the city’s elaborate cable car system – which gives us great views of La Paz from a unique vantage point. 

Accommodation: La Paz Hotel
Sleeping altitude (La Paz) 3700 meters / 12,140 feet

To help with our acclimitization process – today you will be touching 5400 meters as part of an Epic day trip to Chacaltaya – a former ski station outside of La Paz city.

These days, Chacaltaya is not covered in snow, so the walk to the top on an easy rocky path that takes 20 minutes. 

Chacaltaya is quick 90 minute drive from La Paz and provides an ideal 1 hour acclimatization hike and photography session as we take in the stunning views of the surrounding area. 

Accommodation: La Paz Hotel
Max altitude: 5400 meters / 17,776 feet
Sleeping altitude (La Paz) 3700 meters / 12,140 feet

We slowly gain altitude until we reach a (sometimes snow covered) pass (4820m) from which Lake Titicaca and the Altiplano can be seen stretching to the horizon. We descend to Ajuani (4670m) where we set up camp. There is a mountain hut here where we can eat indoors and have a bit of a break from the elements if the weather is bad. 

Accommodation in tents or in the mountain hut (no private rooms). 

Total trekking distance: 9.6 km / 
Altitude gain: 700 meters
Sleeping altitude: 4600 meters / 15,091 feet

After breakfast we start climbing to a mountain pass which affords us our first views of Huayna Potosi and the Condoriri Massif. We descend to the beautiful Laguna Sistana (4620m) for lunch. Following a break and nap along the lake, we then climb a few hundred meters more to today’s second pass which reveals more of the Condoriri.

 Finally, we descend to Laguna Juri Khota – another quiet camp set on a stunning lake with jagged snow capped peaks set at the back. This campsites is at 4600m – so no break in the altitude for us!

Accommodation in tents 

Total trekking distance: 7.8 km
Altitude gain: 780 meters
Sleeping altitude: 4700 meters / 15,419 feet

As we wake up to sunrise on the lake, we eat breakfast and breakdown our camp. As with the previous days, our gear and equipment are transfered by car to the next camp while we hike around through the mountains. 

We start the day hiking towards Laguna Glacial (4900m) at the base of the Condoriri Massif, before climbing to Austria Pass (5150m). At this point we take a detour to climb up Pico Austria (5350m), weather pending. After our summit, we directly to Condoriri Base Camp next to Laguna Chiar Khota (4600m) – our home for the next 3 days. 

Total trekking distance: 7.7km
Altitude gain: 750 meters
Sleeping altitude: 4700 meters / 15,419 feet

After a few days of high passes and lots of hiking – today is a bit more relaxed. 

The team can sleep in a bit and take a late breakfast. Mid morning, we head off to the nearby glacier to practice/learn some mountaineering skills. Throughout the morning, we cover self-arrest tachniques with an ice axe, proper crampon use, belay/rapell skills, basic knots, and everything else you need to know for our mountain objectives in the coming days. 

Accommodation in tents 

Total trekking distance: 5.8 km
Altitude gain: 323 meters
Sleeping altitude: 4700 meters / 15,419 feet

Today is the day you attempt your first proper alpine ascent of a Bolivian Peak. 

We set off in the early hours of the morning (around 2 am) and start climbing the same glacier as yesterday to reach Pico Tarija (5250m). From here we get a perfect view of today’s summit: Pequeño Alpamayo (5370m). We climb 100m down Tarija and follow the ridge in front of us to reach Pequeno’s Alpamayo’s summit around sunrise. 

This is the stuff adventure dreams are made of. Expect the entire trek and climb to last 10-12 hours with plenty of breaks and a packed lunch on the summit, weather permitting. 

Accommodation in tents

Total trekking distance: 8.2 km
Altitude gain: 900 meters
Max altitude: 5450 meters / 17,880 feet
Sleeping altitude: 4700 meters / 15,419 feet

After a week of busy adventuring, today we rest our legs and our bodies at base camp. The morning and afternoon are free to explore the surrounding area with an easy walk to the stunning lake just 15 minutes away from base camp by foot. If the weather is good, you can go for a refreshing dip in its crystal clear waters. 

The day is for you. Read, eat, play cards, rest, and just be in this incredible Andean landscape. 

Accommodation in tents 

Sleeping altitude: 4700 meters / 15,419 feet

Today we will move again to La Paz for a much needed break at lower altitude. The team will set off from basecamp by late morning and we shall be back in La Paz by 2 pm. 

You have time to have your first shower in a few, do laundry, sip espresso and eat cakes from the hotel cafe, and enjoy some time breathing relatively thicker air at 3700 meters. 

If the schedules line up, we plan to take you to a special sporting event this evening for members of the team who are interested. 

From Condoriri Base Camp to where we meet the car is 1 hour of easy walking and then 3 hours by car to reach La Paz. 

Accommodation in Hotel

Optional Climb of Condoriri (5750 meters):
For team members wanting a technical mountaineering challenge, we can organize an add-on climb of Condoriri Peak, aka The Matterhorn of Bolivia. 

You begin the climb at 2 am from base camp on this day, following a rocky trail until you hit the main glacier. From there it is another push up until you hit the ice gully and the final summit ridge. Spectacular views of the entire Cordillera Real and no crowds await you on the top. If you are up for the challenge, Condoriri is 100% worth it. Expect the entire return trip to the summit and back to take around 12-14 hours with breaks. 

Following the summit, the descent takes 4-5 hours to base camp. Here you will eat a big lunch and can take a short rest before we break down camp and drive to La Paz to meet up with the rest of the team. Don’t worry, the next day is a rest day so you have time to recover tonight!

This ascent has a 1:1 client to guide ratio and costs an additional $700 USD. 

Condoriri Beta:

Total trekking distance: 8.16 km
Altitude gain: 1100 meters
Max altitude: 5700 meters
Sleeping altitude: 3700 meters / 



Today we take in another much needed rest day at lower altitude. Team members are free to explore La Paz on their own today as we give our legs one more rest before the final objective tomorrow; climbing your first Andean 6000 meter peak. 

Accommodation: La Paz Hotel
Sleeping altitude (La Paz) 3700 meters / 12,140 feet

With our bags packed with our essential gear once more, we have a very early start from La Paz by car. We drive to Huayna Potosi base camp before carrying starting our trek on foot to Huayna high camp (5160 meters). 

From here, we will stage our summit push on Huyana Potosi (6,080 meters) in the wee hours of the morning. Normally we arrive at high camp by 1 pm, giving nearly 12 hours to rest, eat, and nap before our summit push. 

Accommodation in Mountain Hut Dormitory

Total trekking distance: 2.2 km
Altitude gain: 400 meters
Sleeping altitude (high camp): 5160 meters / 16,929 feet

We start our climb around 1 am with the goal of standing on top of Huayna Potosi at sunrise. 

The climb itself is non technical and straightforward – it is however a long push at high altitude. Usually it takes around 5 hours to reach the4 summit from high camp. Once on top, some truly incredible views of the nearby ranges unfold as the sun comes up. 

You will be standing on the highest peak in the area and can see for miles in every direction, including down to the Amazon basin to the east and high Altiplano to the west. 

The descent is fast – usually taking only 2 hours or so. Expect to be back at high camp by 9 am or so. From here, we hike back down to base camp and take our car back to La Paz to celebrate the Epic adventure we have just shared over the last few weeks. We aim to be back in La Paz by 2 or 3 pm. 

Total trekking distance: 7 km
Altitude gain: 900 meters
Max altitude: 6080 meters / 19,947 feet
Sleeping altitude: 3700 meters / / 12,140 feet

Our final team dinner tonight will be somewhere truly special – get ready :). 

That’s all she wrote. Time to fly back home unless you plan to stay on in Bolvia and explore a bit more on your own. There are no scheduled activities today. 

Complimentary airport transfers are arranged for team members flying out today.

Checkout of the hotel is around 12 noon. 

What People Have to Say

Bolivia Expedition FAQ

Though Spanish is spoken by pretty much every Bolivian (they learn it in school) – there are many other languages spoken here too. If you can speak a bit of Spanish you will find the Bolivian accent clear, and easy to understand. 

Bolivia is home to the largest indigenous peoples population in South America – which means that dozens of indigenous languages are spoken across the country!

The most prominent languages other than Spanish being Aymara, Quechua, Chiquitano, and Guaraní. Bolivian Sign Language, which is closely related to American Sign Language, is also used. The 2009 Constitution declares both indigenous languages and Spanish as official languages of the state. It lists 36 specific indigenous languages as official, though some are now extinct. Spanish and Quechua are mainly spoken in the Andes region, Aymara around Lake Titicaca in the Altiplano, Chiquitano in central Santa Cruz department, and Guaraní in the southeastern area near the borders with Paraguay and Argentina.

Yes – one needs a visa to enter Bolivia. 

For most nationalities including European citizens, there is a visa on arrival scheme that is free.

For Americans, it is also possible to have a visa on arrival, but at a cost of $160 USD. A few other paperwork items are required for the visa on arrival, but everything is easy to manage at the airport once you arrive (the process takes about 10 minutes to complete). We will advise you on what documents you need so you are prepared when you arrive in Bolivia

Unlike many toursits who visit La Paz, we opt NOT to stay in the very busy and touristy old town area when we are in La Paz. Instead, we stay in a very cozy boutique hotel-cafe in the trendy Sopocachi neighborhood. 

We like this area because it is very close to the yellow line cable car and had everything you need right at the doorstep of the hotel including grocery stores, ATM machines, pharmacies, tasty restaurants, hip cafes, and local pubs. Viva Sopocachi!

Trip participants need to be in great shape and capable of trekking over mixed terrain for long distances (maximum 8 hours). On average our trekking days are 5-6 hours per day. You are NOT required to carry a heavy bag or your main “camp bag” during the hikes – we porter everything between camps. 

The biggest days on the itinerary are the summit days; when the climb will take between 10-12 hours round trip, depending on conditions and your fitness level from bases camp to summit and back to base camp is to be expected.

Because of the high altitude, the name of the game for this itinerary is slow, controlled walking; it is not a race, but a slow, and steady marathon. 

Bolivia is one of the safest countries in South America according to the Global Peace Index. 

Petty crime such as pickpocketing can happen in dense market areas, but genrally speaking we have always felt safe when traveling in Bolivia from a crime perspective. 

The biggest challenege you will likely face is the altitude.

Many tourist destinations in Bolivia, including La Paz and the Uyuni Salt Flats, are at high altitudes. Altitude sickness is a common issue, so it’s important to:

  • Allow time for acclimatization by resting upon arrival for 2-3 days.
  • Stay hydrated and avoid strenuous activity for the first few days.
  • Consider medication for altitude sickness if you have a history of related problems.

Yes you can! The single supplement charge for both a single hotel room and tent during the trek is + $500 USD.

Check out the Epic blog!

Adventure Guide

Hailing from the Toronto region of Eastern Canada, with a background as a former standout athlete (hockey of course) and a  love of mountain adventure, Clark is a welcomed addition to the Epic team.

In addition to being a keen photographer and adventurer, Clark brings his brilliant sense of humor, leadership skills, and positive attitude to everything he puts his mind to. 

When he is not leading trips, he is working on taking over the hard apple cider game in Canada as a skilled craft brewer. 

Adventure Guide

Noemi grew up in the mountains of German-Speaking Switzerland where she naturally developed a deep love and respect for mountain environments.

She is a talented photographer, aspiring climber, and speaks at least 5 languages fluently including Arabic (and probably a few more that we don’t know about), which she taught herself in a matter of months by watching YouTube videos. 

Noemi has spent the last several years traveling, hiking, and photographing her way around many different countries in the Middle East, South and Central Asia, and Europe, and we could not be more stoked to welcome her to the Epic team! 

Adventure Guide

As our man on the ground in Mongolia, there is not much this legend can’t do. As a native the Bayan-Ölgii province of the Western Mongolia Altai, Syerik has been working as a guide and tourism entrepreneur…

for the past several years and is one of the rising stars in Mongolia adventure travel industry. 

He is currently building a beautiful Ger (Yurt) camp near his hometown where he will host Epic Mongolia team members on our trip as well as other travelers from around the world! 

He is the perfect guide for your trip to Mongolia. Serik did an amazing job giving us a well rounded experience in the Altai NP region and down in the Gobi…
The food was fantastic and Serik gave us many opportunities to learn about the Kazakh culture in that region including traditional meals. (I can’t recommend enjoying the milk tea enough!)

– Coastal

Head of canine operations

Choriza started off life as a care-free vagabond on the streets of Madeira Island without any place to call home. From the moment we met her, we knew this dog was just different, and it was pretty much love at first sight. 

She gave up the dog street life in favor of joining her new dad Chris to become a full-time member of the Epic family towards the end of 2022.

These days she can be found listening in on the fringes of important Epic business meetings while half-asleep on the couch. She is a keen hiker, lover of mud, rare steak, and might just be the sweetest little dog we have ever seen. 

Adventure Guide

An experienced trek leader and
IFMGA aspirant ski guide, avid alpine climber, devoted adventure photographer.

Organized and guided trekking expeditions, climbs and ski tours in Tajikistan’s Pamirs, Patagonia, Peru, Morocco, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Georgian and Russian Caucasus and Kamchatka.

A full member and meets the organiser of the British Alpine Club. Visited over 40 countries, lived in the UK for four years. Certified first-aider.

We joined Andrew on a fantastic trip to the Fann Mountains in Tajikistan, pure nature and magnificent scenery! Andrey was super prepared and led us safely up and down numerous passes and through some rough and icy cold rivers. Thank you for a very memorable trip, your planning and prep was excellent!

– Monika Steinlechner

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Adventure Guide

Our man in Nepal, Sandip is what we like to call a “Swiss Army Knife”. There is not much Sandip can’t do when it comes to helping Epic to run our expeditions smoothly in Nepal.

His tireless work ethic, passion for all things trekking in the Himalayas, and smart decision-making mean that Sandip is a truly invaluable member of our team.

Sandip is passionate about showing visitors to his country an amazing time, and he goes above and beyond to make sure that happens. 

His company Himalayan Masters is Epic’s trusted partner in Nepal and one of the country’s top new tour agencies.

We really enjoyed the entire journey, and I would like to say that Sandip is truly professional. He guided us and he is a hardworking person, providing us with the best service and taking care of each one of us. Plus, he is super funny! The kind of professionnal you always want to find on your path for your explorations! 

– Alexandra Ruth

Fairy Meadows

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Our Favorite Experiences

#1 Sunrise from Reflection Lake

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#2 Hiking to Nanga Parbat Base Camp

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#3 Playing cricket with the locals

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Our flagship Pakistani adventure tour.  Road trip with some  hiking and cultural immersion.

A trekking-style tour that features some very remote locations, inlcuding a K2 viewpoint.

Adventure Guide

João has born in the mountains of Madeira Islands in Portugal. Nature lover, writer, musician, guide, for him, a day without contact with outdoor vibes is a nightmare. 

With a degree in Cultural Studies in Portugal and a Master of Arts in Global Cultures and Creativity in the U.K.

João found out what really matters in life can be found on the trails, and in the contact with people from different backgrounds and cultures.

Guiding, crazy trekking missions, and sharing observations about the natural world, – these are some of João’s passions. 

After trekking to K2 Base Camp and exploring all over Northern Pakistan, he fell in love with the country and the local people. His experiences resulted in his desire to share these feelings with the world.

João is one of the most experienced guides at Epic and his skillset and positive mindset in the mountains is second to none

When not in Pakistan, João is  guiding and exploring in the Madeira Islands trails –  discovering some of the hidden treasures on his Portuguese Island.

João I can not thank you enough for the off the beaten paths and views you keep giving. Definitely one of the most challenging and amazing hikes we did 1200m meters all the way up to Fanal forest and circling back to the hidden village. Wow!

– Jeffery 

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Adventure Guide

Sohail is the newest addition to the Epic team and we are beyond stoked to have him on board. As a veteran of the Karakoram and a native of Karimabad in Hunza, there is not much Sohail can’t do in the mountains. 

Besides having the ability to speak more languages than we can count, Sohail has explored every corner of Gilgit Baltistan and logs more trekking miles 

in a year than most people will do in a lifetime. As of the summer of 2022, Sohail has summited Gasherbrum 1, Gasherbrum 2, and K2 – three of Pakistan’s five 8000-meter peaks. Sohail guides several trips including our annual bespoke expeditions but specializes in Hunza Valley tours.

Chris and Sohail, and the team at Epic are FANTASTIC! Highly recommend anyone to do a tour with ‘Epic’. They have the perfect balance of fun, excitement and wild adventures, tied in with being super professional and ensuring your safety/health in a foreign environment. Don’t waste a moment and book a tour with these guys as the value for money is UNREAL!

– Borgan

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Adventure Guide

Pedro’s been traveling all around the globe since 2009. His keen interests in documentary photography, rural life, and local people from different ethnic groups have been the focus of many of his professional projects.

Since 2012, he has developed his passion for travel and awesome shared experiences into a full-time adventure photography tour leader position.

Pedro has found himself continuously going back to the Middle East, with his likely favorite destination being Iran. Pedro lead his 11th tour in Iran with Epic in spring 2020

When Pedro’s not traveling the world with Epic Expeditions, you’ll find him based in the western south of Portugal planning he’s next adventure missions, logistics and working out his photos in local exhibitions.

 I loved the combination of hiking, camping around breathtaking scenery mixed with the cultural aspects. The guide (Pedro) is knowledgeable and work very hard to make the trip as memorable as possible. All in all an epic adventure with some extremely epic individuals! Go for it, you won’t regret it!

– Coastal

Diane Bouvet

Adventure Admin / Marketing

After fleeing from the corporate fashion world in Paris towards the start of 2020, Diane has been working as a web developer and graphic designer remotely from various bases across the globe

She brings all of her incredible design and organizational power to Epic Expeditions and is responsible for many of the beautiful behind-the-scenes design elements. 

Diane has been to Iran and to Pakistan twice including all over Gilgit Baltistan and KPK.

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Head of Operations | Guide

A veteran of Pakistan travel, Ralph is an experienced guide, photographer and writer who specializes in documenting remote locations. 

Not one to simply go where everyone else does, he insists on exploring new and lesser-known areas.

Together with Epic Expeditions, he shows people parts of Pakistan that most other operators don’t even know about. He is particularly fond of the village of Barah, which he believes will become just as famous as Hunza one day.

Just got back from EBT’s Trekking Amongst Giants 15 day tour. The experience was first class. Ralph, our head guide, ensured that the entire trip ran smoothly and relatively on time (a bonus for anyone travelling in Pakistan). We had so many unforgettable days on the tour and the trekking was well-planned, safe but also a rewarding challenge. 

– Calvin

Traveling to a non-tourist destination can be a little intimidating but EBT takes all of the worry and trepidation away. From the pre-trip call to meeting the wonderful staff in person you can tell that you are dealing with a company that has a passion for what they do each and every day. Ralph, Zahid, and Khan were supportive, kind, and always willing to go the extra mile to make sure that everyone on the trip was getting what they wanted out of the experience.

– Katrina 

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Founder | Adventure Guide | Director

Since he started exploring the world, Chris has been seeking out every shade of adventure in various parts of the globe and had visited more than 70 countries along the way. 

Over the last 10 years, Chris has logged more than 7000 trail miles across five continents and climbed multiple 6000 + 7000 meter peaks in Pakistan and Nepal.

A few years back, a distant dream and a deep passion for the mountains and the people of Pakistan led Chris to co-found Epic Expeditions at a time when foreign adventure tourism in Pakistan was almost nonexistent. Since then, Chris has guided more than 20 expeditions to various parts of Northern Pakistan.

Chris believes in using photography and powerful adventure experiences to dismantle negative stereotypes regarding what mainstream media considers “dangerous” countries while facilitating unique and meaningful memories in the mountains for countless people from around the globe. 

For him, an ideal start to the day begins with a steaming cup of good coffee, the beam of a headlamp, alpine boots, and a camera in hand.

He lives in Madeira Island when not leading expeditions in far-flung lands. 

Chris also works as a writer and photographer on his blog Off the Atlas – an adventure travel blog all about Pakistan.  

Read this interview our staff did with Chris to learn more about him!

Chris believes in Pakistan and its people, and he believes in the value of journeys shared with others and family cultivated on the road. Honesty and integrity are at the heart of what he does, and this really shines through in his work as a guide. He also makes great coffee – whether at 5am in an empty guesthouse or half way up a Himalayan peak.”

– Will De Villers

Pakistan is a magical country! Had 3 of the best weeks of my life thanks to Epic Backpacking Tours with owner, and one of our awesome guides, Chris. From detailed itinerary, preparation with an equipment list, and visa assistance. To amazing food, great porters, helpful guides, and great accommodations. Epic really hit home run after home run. […]

Their desire for adventure and amazing trip is just as high as yours. Bring a good pound of coffee for the trip. French press coffee every morning and no average tin coffee, plus you’ll be in your guides good books.

– Clark Tyler

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