PERU TRAVEL PLANNER
Ascension to Misti 2 days
ASCENSION TO EL MISTI 2 DAYS AND
1 NIGHT TOUR
El Misti, also known as Guagua-Putina is a stratovolcano located
in southern Peru near the city of Arequipa. With its seasonally snow-capped,
symmetrical cone, El Misti stands at 5,822 metres (19,101 ft) above sea level
and lies between the mountain Chachani (6,075 m/19,931 ft) and the volcano
Pichu-Pichu (5,669 m/18,599 ft). Its last eruption was in 1985.
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||2 Days and 1
||Daily departures from Arequipa, Peru
||From April to November
||Climbing El Misti (5,825 m / 19,222 ft.)
||Not included, available upon request
||YES, feel free to ask for extra
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)
END OF OUR SERVICES
- Private car
- 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
- First-aid kit.
- Map and explanatory pamphlet.
. Porters for your personal items
WE RECOMMEND YOU TO BRING OR RENT:
. Ice axe
. Sleeping bag (Feather or for lower temperatures -15C)
. Flash light
. Hat (with protection for your ears)
. Several layers of warm clothes
. Two pairs of socks
. Sun block
. Mountain boots