TREKKING TO VOLCAN MISTI $55 USD Per Person

Half Day Trekking Around El Misti

El volcan Misti (5825M) is only 23km northeast of Arequipa as known as the white city of Peru – Our company provide this alternative trek for adventure people looking for trekking to one base camp on the slopes of an active volcano – Trekking Volcan Misti includes very nice landscaped of upper zone, villages and countryside contrast around Arequipa.
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Reserva Nacional de Salinas y Aguada Blanca

ITINERARY OF HALF DAY TREKKING TO VOLCAN MISTI

This trip can begin at 8AM or 1PM from the lobby of your hotel in Arequipa – The tour also can begin from bus stop or airport of Arequipa with additional payment at booking time.
Firstly we drive for about half hour to get out from the city and then we start to drive on gravel road on the slopes of volcan Misti – Finally we arrive to the limit between urban zone and Reserva Nacional de Aguada Blanca, where is located this active volcano recognized as guardian of Arequipeños.
Climbers Of Volcan Misti
The trek begins about 3400M of altitude following a narrow and steep path – The trek goes through lot bushes, small canyons and tree forest of Queñuales (Polylepis) to provide shelter for some birds of this region – The uphill trek whenever becomes stronger thanks to low oxygen about 3800M height – Everyone have 4 hours as maximum time to ascend and descend by the same path - El volcan Misti offer beautiful views of Arequipa from the highest point and then downhill trekking to the vehicle and drive back to your hotel in Arequipa and end of service.
Trek Volca Misti

MISTI VOLCANO TREK INCLUDES

  1. Experienced English-Speaking guide
  2. Private four wheel drive (4x4) from Arequipa up to 3400M
  3. Plenty of water drinks and snack
  4. Oxygen bottle and first aid kit for the participants and our camp staff
  5. Walking sticks or poles (Private Service only)
  6. All prices stated above are subject to change
  7. Exchange rate $1 USD = S/. 3.40 (rate may vary daily)

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

TRIP RATE FOR TREKKING TO VOLCAN MISTI
DATE TOUR COST
Any day
(April to November)

Some days in the rain season, between december to March
TREKKING TO VOLCAN MISTI $55 USD Per Person

Half Day Trekking Around El Misti
Backpacker Service (Join a group)
1 to more paticipants $55 USD each

Private Service (Private 4x4/guide)
2 participants $115 USD each
3-4 participants $95 USD each
5 to more participants $70 USD each
Discount: $5 USD of discount for South American Explorers Club Members
Discount 3%: Tour Operators or Travel Agencies Only
Students: $5 USD of discount only with valid green ISIC card
Organized Groups: We offer private and any time departure
Group size: 4 participants per guide - We need two participants minimum to develop this tour
BOOK HERE: We highly recommended to book space prior your arrival to Arequipa
See the classic map of climbing to Misti Volcano.

NOT INCLUDED

  1. Travel insurance
  2. Alcoholic drinks
  3. Drinking water
  4. Tip for guide and camp staff
  5. Hotel in Arequipa

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING/CARRY

  1. Small backpack 35Lt to carry your personal things
  2. Windproof jacket just for raining season (December/March)
  3. Hiking boots
  4. 2 liters of water per person minimum
  5. Hat or cap and sun block to be protected from the strong sun
  6. Toilet paper
  7. Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits, etc
  8. Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries
  9. Sunglass is strongly recommended to protect your eyes from the snow and sun
  10. Your personal medications
Downhill Trekking From Misti Volcano

PORTER SERVICE

This service cost $95 USD per day, to carry your personal items. You will need to carry with you a daypack with your Camera, bottle of water, snacks, a fleece or something warm and a poncho in case of rain (unlikely in Dry season but as a precaution) and anything you will need before lunch as porters do not walk alongside you. Your bag will be waiting for you in your tent at campsites. Please note there are fines if you give an excess of 18 kgs so try to underpack rather than overpack. You can hire a porter from Arequipa to carry your pack over the base camp.

RAIN SEASON

December to March. Some days blue sky with good conditions to climb.

BEST TIME TO CLIMB THE MISTI VOCANO

April to December, on the rain season same days are with good weather (blue sky) permiting to climb this volcano. before to book your tour please see the weather report.

ADVICE FOR CLIMBERS

To have good acclimatization, good physical conditions and good quality winter clothes. One day before all the climbers will have meeting with the mountain guide at our office or in the hotel, who will give a BRIEFING about this climb and also you can check the quality of the climb gear will be used on the mountain.

CONTACT US
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