Chachani Trek 2 Days
Chachani trek 2 days (6075 MASL) is a volcano located in the northwest of the city of Arequipa. This is the highest peak in Arequipa with am easy leavel hike as It’s not a technical mountain.
- Aguada Blanca National Reserve
- Puruña Rock Forest
- Chachani volcano
Day 1: Arequipa – Chachani Base Camp
At 8AM pick up from the hotel in Arequipa and departure by 4×4 through a dirty road passing by Pampas Cañahuas (Aguada Blanca and Salinas Reserve), where is possible to watch vicuñas and alpacas at 4000MASL.
Then we will pass by Puruña rock forest. After 3 hours by car, we will arrive to 5100 MASL, from this part we will start hiking for aroud 2 hours until arrive to the base camp. Arrive, campament and dinner.
Day 2: Chachani Base Camp – Summit – Arequipa
Breakfast at 2AM and departure to the summit of the mountain. We will trek for 6 hours until arrive to the top from where we will watch the amazing andean mountain range.
Return to the base camp for picking uo the equipment and departure the the place where the 4×4 is waiting on. Arrive to Arequipa.
- English-Speaking Guide
- Transportation in a 4×4
- Meals: 1 dinner and 1 breakfast
- Camping gear (Tent & mats)
- Equipment (crampons, gloves, pants, jacket)
- Personal Porter
- Walking Sticks
- Lunch on the second day
What to carry
- Backpack 70 liters
- Hat or cap
- Toilet paper