Chachani Mountain Trek (2 Tage), Arequipa

Description

Chachani Mountain Trail 2D/1N

Given the name "The White City", Arequipa is surrounded by 3 spectacular mountains that make the city even more beautiful. These are the El Misti Volcano, Pichu Pichu and Chachani.

Chachani Mountain, situated in the north of Arequipa, is considered among the easiest on the list of the 6,000m mountains to climb in the world.


Itinerary

Day 1

Pickup from your hotel around 8am and leave the city of Arequipa in 4x4 private transport. The journey will take around 2½ hours, passing through the Salinas Reserve en-route. We arrive at a part of the road, around 5,000masl from which point we start our climb. We walk until around 5,325masl where we will establish our camp for the night after around 3 hours walking. During this we will have a packed lunch, as well as appreciate the geographic formations and various types of flora and fauna. The guide will prepare dinner, after which we get an early night.

Day 2

At around 4am we will have our breakfast and then start climbing towards the summit at 6,075m. This will take us approximately 6 hours. At the top we will spend about 30 minutes and enjoy the spectacular view of the volcanic mountain range of southern Peru. We will then start our descent to base camp, pack up our things and head back to the road where our 4x4 will be waiting. We will arrive back in Arequipa at around 4pm. The transfer is to your hotel.

The exact program is subject to change, due to weather and other unexpected circumstances.

Photos

Chachani Mountain Trek (2 Tage), Arequipa
Chachani Mountain Trek (2 Tage), Arequipa
Chachani Mountain Trek (2 Tage), Arequipa

Practical Information

Leaving: Pick-up between 7.30 and 8.00 am on day 1 from your hotel or other place in the city centre
Returns: Between 3.30 pm and 4.30 pm on day 2
Transport: Bus
Price: Contact us for more information

Bring With You
  • Day Pack
  • Good Shoes
  • Rain Jacket or a Poncho
  • Water Bottle
  • Hat or Cap to protect you from the sun or the cold
  • Sun Block
  • Insect repellent
  • Water and Snacks
  • Camera
  • Toilet paper
  • Plastic bags to store your spare clothes
  • Sleeping bag - can be rented with Dos Manos
  • Flashlight and batteries, pocket knife, matches
  • Personal medical kit
Included
  • Professional bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Transport
  • Overnight in a tent
  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Camping equipment (sleeping mat, tent, first aid kit etc., but no sleeping bag)
Not Included
  • These tours do not include transport to/from Cusco-Arequipa, but we can easily arrange your travel to Arequipa for you at a reasonable price. Please ask!
  • Meals: breakfast on day 1 and lunch and dinner on day 2
  • Sleeping bag
  • Water & Snacks (please bring around 2 litres per day)
  • Tips for guide


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