Ascent to Misti Volcano
Share with us this great adventure on the slopes of Misti, a huge cone-shaped volcano with a height of 5822 meters. Meet the beautiful volcano postcards adorning the beautiful white city of Arequipa. It is certainly the best opportunity to explore one of the most popular volcanoes of Peru. El Misti volcano offers easy access, and not much experience is required to explore its majestic skirts. It is part of our team and enjoy a unique adventure, learning about our ancient culture, as well as ceremonies and rituals that the men of the Inca culture.
8:00 am Pick up from hotel and departure from Arequipa (2325msnm) in private car to the foot of the volcano (3.500 m).
the ascent starts and after a 5-hour hike we arrive to the place where the camp at 4 500 m will be set During this journey of ascent may experience changes in climate and altitude. For those who enjoy photography, you can capture with his camera the most beautiful landscapes of the volcano, as well as watching the sunset over the city of Arequipa.
4 am after breakfast. heading towards the top. Rise of 5 or 6 hours to the summit, which is the highest point of 5825 meters above sea level From this point we can see the neighboring volcanoes Chachani and Pichu Pichu, the Aguada Blanca National Reserve, and other snowy peaks.
After observing the beauty of the landscape and rest, we begin the descent to the camp, to begin the return to the place where we expect mobility that will take us back to Arequipa. Arrive in Arequipa at 4:00 pm APPROX.
Time for this activity
The best time to climb in this region is between April and September, corresponding to Andean summer. However, during the rest of the year it is possible to climb the mountains but is likely to occur in bad weather.