4x4 Off-ROADING TOUR IN AREQUIPA $115 USD Per Person

Half Day 4x4 Adventure By The Slopes Of Picchu Picchu And Volcan Misti

Half day 4x4 tour to Nevado Pichu Pichu and volcán Misti is a perfect alternative for off-roaders lovers – This 4x4 tour to volcanoes includes spectacular views of volcanic land, tall mountains, lot pre-Inca agriculture terracing, small typical villages protected by the 7 peaks of Nevado Picchu Picchu (5640M), a vast of tree forest formed by Queñua or Quewiña (Polylepis) and La Llareta (Azorella compacta) – Of course this Off-Roading trip includes source for bird watching lovers thanks to many species founded between volcan Misti and nevado Pichu Pichu, easily we can see bird nesting during the Spring and Autumn season - Luckily you can see Alpacas and Llamas grassing on the slopes of Pichu Pichu Mount.
Our 4x4 vehicles and drivers knows very well those volcanoes and sure they will choose to get the best adventure route to enjoy this amazing trip – Welcome to Arequipa 4WD Adventure Tour.
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4 Wheel Drive to Nevado Pikchu Pikchu in Arequipa Peru

AREQUIPA 4x4 TOUR ITINERARY

The tour begin at 7AM from the lobby of your hotel in Arequipa – If you request the tour also can begin from bus station or airport with additional cost – Firstly we drive to get out of the city and then will be a clear and nice scenery of Arequipa’s countryside as known as “La Campiña Arequipeña” – After 1 hour driving we will find gravel road to take us up to the bottom of Nevado Picchu Picchu – The route map include views of small typical villages as Characato, Mollebaya, Pocsi, Piaca, Tuctunpalla and Chiguata – All those towns are facing to the volcanoes were we drive seeing lot pre-Inca terraces used to produce their own crops as lima beans, beans, potatoes, quinoa, barley, wheat, corn, pumpkins, squash, onion, garlic, kivicha, oregano, and more.
Trekking through Polylepis forest in Peru
This 4x4 Off-Roading tour in Arequipa takes us to unrecognized places as the Polylepis forest as known as Queñua tree typical from this region of the Andes (3700M) – The forest chain on the bottom of volcan Picchu Picchu and thanks this natural wonder is possible to find different type of Andean birds – If time permitting we can walk through the forest looking for more spectacular natural wonders.
The second part of the trip will be driving through lot ancient terracing and then following abandon road on the slope of volcan Misti – The road around Misti will be more dusty and bumpy making more enjoyable with amazing views of volcanic landscape – The trip ends at hotel around 1PM.

AREQUIPA OFF-ROADING TOUR INCLUDES

  1. Experience and English-speaking driver
  2. 4x4 vehicle (Toyota Land Cruiser or Nissan Patrol)
  3. Plenty of drinking water and snack (chocolates, fresh fruits and energy bars)
  4. Medical bottle of oxygen and first aid kit for all participants and our camp staff
  5. Repair kit and new parts

RECOMMENDATION
If this is your first time going to the Andes or High Mountains we recommend getting information about the ALTITUDE SICKNESS, see below some websites recommend by High Mountain doctors and scientists from over the world.
ISMM – International Society For Mountain Medicine
MEDEX – Medical Expeditions

Polylepis Tree Forest in Pichu Picchu Mountain
TOUR SCHEDULE & COST 2015
DATE TOUR COST
All Year
4x4 Off-ROADING TOUR IN AREQUIPA $115 USD Per Personn

Half Day 4x4 Adventure By The Slopes Of Picchu Picchu And Volcan Misti

Backpacker Service (Join group)
No available

Private Service
2 participants $115 USD each one
3 participants $100 USD each one
4 participants $90 USD each one
Discount: $4 USD for South American Explorers Club Members
Discount 5%: Tour Operators or Travel Agencies Only
Students: $4 USD discount only with valid green ISIC card
Organized Groups: We offer private service and any time/day according request
Group size: 4 participants per each 4WD
BOOK HERE: We highly recommended to book space prior you arrive to Arequipa and take Private Service
All prices stated above are subject to change.
Exchange rate $1 USD = S/. 3.02 (rate may vary daily).

NOT INCLUDED

  1. Travel insurance
  2. Alcoholic drinks
  3. Breakfast or lunch
  4. Tip and gratuities for our camp staff
  5. Hotel in Arequipa
  6. Rain gear

4x4 TOURS DURING THE RAIN SEASON

This excursion is graded EASY for all ages even and even if you don't have experience being in high altitudes - We really recommend to spend one night in Arequipa (2400M) before to do is tour in order to feel better when we drive up 3700M where is the region of Polylepis tree forest - We also advice to wear rain gear during the raining season (Dec. to March) - All participants must be in good health (no asthma, no respiratory disorders, no heart problems, and no blood pressure problems).

TECHNICAL DETAIL

AREQUIPA: 2350 M.A.S.L – 16°23'55.52"S - 71°32'12.62"O (Main Square).
PICHU PICCHU VOLCANO: 5640 M.A.S.L - 16°26'30.69"S - 71°14'20.67"O (Main summit).
MISTI VOLCANO: 5825 M.A.S.L - 16°17'46.49"S - 71°24'38.10"O (Main summit).
DISTANCE: 110KM of pure Off-Roading.
ROUTE: Gravel/dirt road.

ADVICE FOR FUTURE COSTUMERS

This excursion is graded EASY for all ages but high altitude makes hard to brief or walk if you don’t have minimum of acclimatize to altitude and especially if this will be your first time in high altitudes - We really recommend to spend one night in Arequipa before to do is tour in order to feel better when we drive up to 4800M.
- The tour guide and 4x4 are equipped with medical bottle of oxygen and first aid kit in case you require t calm the high sickness.
- All participants should wear trekking shoes suitable for rugged terrain or jogging shoes at least – Also we recommend to bring wind proof jacket even if is not raining – Between April and November is the dry season but still cold even if is very sunny day.
- All participants must be in good health (no asthma, no respiratory disorders, no heart problems, and no blood pressure problems).

WHAT YOU NEED TO CARRY/BRING

  1. Small backpack
  2. Rain gear or Poncho (December - March)
  3. Hiking boots
  4. Bottle of Water
  5. Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
  6. Sun block (sun protection cream)
  7. Toiletries (towel and toilet paper)
  8. Selection of small snacks (Chocolate, fruits, biscuits, etc)
  9. Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries
  10. Sunglasses

4x4 RENTAL FOR $148 USD PER DAY

Toyota Prado and Toyota Land Cruiser - Nissan Patrol (Manual Transmission).
5 comfortable seats and 3 back seats plus roof luggage rack.
$148 USD per day and includes 280km FREE per day.
$0.40 USD per extra km.
Driver service $95 USD per day including his meals, salary and lodging in each destiny.
INCLUDES
Theft and private accident insurance (all Peru), GPS (Peru road mapping), Tow truck, Full tank of gas/diesel, Medical bottle of oxygen, First aid kit, Fire extinguisher, Cooler to keep fresh your drinks, Airport pick-up, Tents and foam sleeping mattresses (under request only), UHF radio with 25 sequences, Repair kit, Spare A/T or M/T tire, Winch (9.500lb) and Energy convertor (110v - 220v).
NOT INCLUDED
Petrol/Diesel - Road toll taxes ($3 USD each time) - Parking cost - Extra payment for pick-up or drop-off in another city of Peru, pick up price vary according the distance of the city where you leave our transport.

CONTACT US
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