Departures: Daily departures from Arequipa, Peru - Available from April
Activities: Climbing El Misti (5,825 m / 19,222 ft.)
Day 1 : AREQUIPA - BASE CAMP
07:00 leave in private car 4x4, our route is by Cabrerias, National
Reserve of Aguada Blanca. If possible we will see the wild vicuņas,
between El Misti and Chachani mountains.
08:30 north base of El Misti at 3,800 meters (car base) 09:00 aprox.
beginning the trekking up to the 4,800 meters.
13:00 stop for lunch, 14:00 restart the trek in east direction,
accentuated land in volcanic ash.
16:00 arrival to the camp base called "Mont Blanc". Dinner and Camp at
4800 meters. (L, D)
Day 2 : SUMMIT AND RETURN TO AREQUIPA
04:00 breakfast and 05:00 beginning of the climbing with light
equipment, trekking of 3 hours, brief rest at 5,600 meters then attack
to the summit.
11:00 summit, view of the enormous crater and a second one smaller
characterized for emanation of some gases in the bottom, land with
coloration of sulfurates, walk until the point called the cross of the
Misti at 5,825 meters. Impressive view of the city of Arequipa, and the
snowy Chachani, Pichu-pichu, Coropuna and Ampato mountains.
13:00 beginning of the descent until camp base, rest, walk down to car
base and return to Arequipa. Transfer to your hotel. (B,L)
Bilingual specialized guide
Full board: 02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast, 01 snack
Drinkable water (not carbonated)
Complete equipment: wide bi personal tents, insulators,Cooker, Gas
Map and explanatory pamphlet
Hotel and lodge accommodations based on double occupancy
scheduled land transportation
All scheduled excursions with
English-speaking guide services
Meals as specified in
B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner
Porters for your personal items. Cost for Porters up to 20 kg. for
your personal items is US$50 per person per day. International airfares
or domestic airfares. Airport departure taxes or visa fees. Excess
baggage charges. Additional nights during the trip. Due to flight
cancellations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water,
snacks. Insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or
messages. Reconfirmation of flights and items of personal nature.
We recommend you to bring or rent:
Crampons, Ice axe, Sleeping bag, Flash light, Gloves, Hat (with
protection for your ears), Several layers of warm clothes, Two pairs of
socks, Sun block, Mountain boots
In order to deal with your reservation in a timely
manner we require a deposit of 50% of the cost of the
chosen program at the time of booking.