Climbing Tour To Chachani Volcano

Chachani Volcano. This volcano is famous in Arequipa and in Peru for being considered one of the protectors of the city Arequipa and because the “Sillar” is extracted, a white volcanic stone that is used for the construction of churches and colonial houses. It is one of the reasons why Arequipa is called “The White City”. Climbing this volcano is like doing a mountain hike is not difficult nor technical, but it is important to have a good acclimatization before climbing.

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Pachamama Peru Trek – Chachani Volcano
  • Type of Tour: MountaineeringAdventure and ecological landscapes
  • Departures Day: Daily departures
  • Season: from march to January
  • Tour Duration: 2 days and 1 night
  • Accommodation: 1 Night in Tent
  • Difficulty: Moderate to challenge
  • Group size: 2 – 4 person
  • Highest Point: 6.075 mt
  • Price: 190 USD per person

Day 1: Arequipa – Base Camp

At 8:00 in the morning we pick you up from your hotel and after three hours of travel we will reach the starting point of the ascent which is 4,900 meters. From here we begin to walk slowly for two hours, appreciating the flora, fauna and landscape of the place. Arriving at the base camp, which is located at 5,200 meters, we will enlist our camp and have lunch to finally rest and enjoy the beautiful sunset.

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Pachamama Peru Trek – Chachani Volcano

Day 2: Base Camp – Summit – Arequipa

After breakfast at 2:00 in the morning we will start slowly ascending to the top, which is at 6,075 meters. On the seven-hour tour you can see a beautiful sunrise. When we reach the summit, we will have a spectacular view of the city of Arequipa and several volcanoes, including the volcanoes Misti and Ampato. After observing the landscape, rest and take photos, we will begin the return to the base camp that will take us approximately three hours. After lunch and rest we will descend two hours to 4,900 meters, where our car will take us back to the city of Arequipa, arriving approximately 4:00 in the afternoon.

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Pachamama Peru Trek – Chachani Volcano
What Is Included:
  • Pick up from your Hotel
  • Private transport (4wd car)
  • Mountain guide
  • Camping equipment (mats, tent)
  • Sleeping bag/Gloves
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Climbing equipment: crampons, ice picks, lanyard
  • 1 lunch/dinner,1 breakfast and box lunch
  • First aid kit
  • Assistant Guide (for more than 5 passengers)
  • Bottle of oxygen
  • Communication equipment
  • vegetarian food (for vegetarians)
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Pachamama Peru Trek – Chachani Volcano

What Is Not Included:

  • Hiking shoes (30 soles)
  • Headlamp Led  (10 soles)
  • Backpack  (20 soles)
  • Trekking poles (20 soles)
  • Tip

What You Need To Bring/Carry

  • Backpack 60 liters/packtowl
  • Knit hat/hat
  • Headlamp
  • Sunglasses/sunscreen
  • Rain poncho/Rain jacket/Pants
  • Heavy polartec top
  • Jacket/fleece
  • Power stretch shirt
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Trekking poles
  • Convertible nylon pants
  • Polypropylene underwear
  • Hiking boots/2 pairs running socks
  • Snacks/ Chocolates, dried fruits
  • Toilet paper