Sleeping at 3,500 m altitude
The Chakana Mountain Lodge offers perfect conditions to adjust to high altitudes. Because of the location at 3,500 m altitude, the difference in temperature between day and night might be considerable. Chakana offers therefore feather beds, hot water, a wooden stove in the public area, and heaters in every room. Small reading corners, the so-called "rincones", invite every tourist's soul to relax while getting informed about the diversity of the Andean world and a whole range of discovery tours.
Lodges (cabañas) in our Hotel in Putre
Each lodge is individually equipped and has its own bathroom, warm water 24H, and also heating. A comfy reading-corner on the terrace invites to relax and be in touch with nature.
Bird and plant life
Chakana is situated slightly below the center of Putre village (approx. 10 walking mins) and offers a great variety of vegetation. In the countless bushes and shrubs around a whole world of birds has found its ideal home such as the Colibri. Typical of this area of the Andes is also the variety of cactus and succulents which can be found along the hiking paths which generate in Chakana in cover the whole area around.
Best travel time: All the year
Big and rich breakfast - Hotel la Chakana offers a big breakfast including coffee, milk, herbal mate tea, tea, yogurt, cereal, bread, and sausages.