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Chachani

Calle Zela 209 - Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
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A very "easy" 6000.

We spend 2 days to get to the top of this mountain we buy our tour with Selern Expediciones at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
selern
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Cordoba, Spain
So tough but once in a lifetime experience with Quechua Explorers

I was picked up at my hostel at 8.30. From there we went to the office to check the equipment and... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
marijkeverhasselt
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Aarschot, Belgium
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This large extinct volcano, 6,057 meters in height, rises above Arequipa in southern Peru and is a popular site for climbers.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Zela 209 - Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend 2 days to get to the top of this mountain we buy our tour with Selern Expediciones at the 402 of Jerusalen street. They provide us with all the mountain equipment which we need for such a experience and work with professional mountain...More

Thank selern
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I was picked up at my hostel at 8.30. From there we went to the office to check the equipment and meet the guide and driver. From the office, it's a 3 hour drive in a 4x4 to the dropoff point (2 hours on regular...More

Thank marijkeverhasselt
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to make the Chachani in one day with a private guide by waiky tours. One day tour obviously is only possible with private guide. We decided to do the one day tour because in the two day tour you have to carry more...More

1  Thank Marius H
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

It was my second time in Arequipa and my second time on Chachani. It is by far the easiest 6000m summit you can do. As on the first time i wanted to do it without a tourgroup. Therefor you need a transport to the starting...More

Thank Nocholas
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I have reached the summit of Chachani on a 2 day trip from Arequipa. It was not easy to organise it, as most people aim for El Misti. Still, I managed after 3 tourist shops merged clients and a group was established. We had a...More

Thank Piotr Maciej K
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Gary our guide was great as everyone else here has mentioned. There was a point near the top of the Northern Scree Route (that we took) where the group felt a little uncomfortable traversing a gravelly slope overlooking a 1k ft+ slide. But the guides...More

1  Thank 89Nomad89
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The Chachani mountains sit behind Arequipa and are beautiful. If you choose you can hike them as well. We didn't have time for the hike but we wish we had.

1  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Three of us (between 30 and 40 fit enough) decided to attempt climbing Chachani on our own in 1day. We got as much information as we could from locals and agencies the day before (regarding weather forecast, level of snow at the top, necessity of...More

Thank YayaArnie
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We booked a 2 day trip to Chachani with waiky adventours. We really enjoyed the tour and our guide, Gary was brilliant. One of the best guides we have ever had! I would recommend the climb and the company. A few negative things to note...More

Thank Traveller495
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I joined a group of three other people to climb Chachani and we went with Waiky Adventours. The Waiky staff are organised, professional and know what they are doing. Due to unseasonable heavy snow the 4X4 that took us from Arequipa couldn't get to the...More

1  Thank Richard312557
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