Climbing Chachani Volcano (02 Days)


02 Days / 01 Nigth
Max. Altitude: 6075 m / 19,931 ft
Route: Climbing Chachani Volcano
Availability: All year
Difficulty: Moderate

Chachani Volcano It is a volcano located 55km from the city of Arequipa, considered the mountain of over 6,000 meters with less difficulty scale in the world. Snow is very rare in the summit due to extreme atmospheric dryness.

Travel Program


Day 01: Arequipa 2350 m / 7,709 ft - Base Camp 5250 m / 17,224 ft
Set off from Arequipa early. Our transportation will take us up to 5000m. Here we will begin to ascend via an Incan path until reaching ‘Campo Inka’ at 5250m after approx. 2 hours trekking. We will arrive before midday and have lunch. From here there are panoramic views of the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve. Here, we will set up camp, have dinner and spend the night.

Day 02: Base Camp - Summit 6075 m / 19,931 ft – Arequipa
Early breakfast. The ascent begins. We will be rewarded with spectacular views of the Volcanic Mountain Range of Southern Peru and the towns of Quiscos and Uyupampa. The trek is along the northern ridge of Chachani with impressive views of the peaks of Ampato, Sabancaya and Hualca Hualca, which all make up the Ampato range. We carry on along the trek until arriving at the summit formed by the principal crater of Chachani, 6000m above sea level. We will arrive at the summit before midday after 5-6 hours trekking. The return to high camp will take 1.5 hours and from here we will take our transport back to Arequipa where we will arrive before 17:30.

What’s included

What’s included

  • Mountain Guide (AGPM – UIAGM)
  • Specialised cook
  • First-Aid kit
  • Private transport 4 x 4
  • Complete meals during the Climbing program
  • Collective technical equipment
  • Personal equipment (harness, hiking shoes, hiking shoes, crampons, ice axe, etc.)
  • Camping equipment
  • Tent for 2 Person

Not Included:
  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Pick-up from the station and transfer to the Hotel reserved for you in Arequipa.
  • Transfers from the airport / hotel / airport - Lima
  • Hotel accommodation in Lima.
  • Tour of the city
  • Transfer from the station to the hotel / station / hotel - Lima
  • Bus ticket Arequipa / Lima,
  • Hotel accommodation in accordance with tour program.
  • Porter
  • Donkey driver
  • Donkeys
  • Kitchen / dining tent.
  • Toilet tent
  • Food and drink in Lima and Arequipa
  • Travel luggage and Travel cancellation insurance
  • Not mentioned food and beverages
  • Personal Spending
  • Tips

What to take

What to take

  • 5 litres of water
  • Light gloves
  • Cap for cold
  • Small backpack
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Cotton short-sleeved shirts or t-shirts
  • Fleece or Wool sweater and/or trousers
  • Lightweight pants
  • Regular and long underwear (at over 13,000 ft./4,000 masl)
  • Medium weight parka with fibber fill or down
  • Light cap and wool hat
  • Rain poncho (or rain gear)
  • Water bottle
  • Medium weight socks
  • Hiking boots
  • Small daypack
  • Strong waterproof duffel bag
  • Sunglasses, Sun block, lip balm
  • Flashlight with spare batteries and bulb

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