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Climbing - trek Ubinas Volcano Arequipa Peru

duration:2 days - 1 night
difficulty: easy

 

Lenght of the tour : 2 days

Difficulty                : Easy only when acclimatized to the altitude.

Height                  : 5672 meters of altitude (18608.923 ft)

Location               : In the region of moquegua: 16º 22' of south latitude and 70º 54 of longitude west.

The ubinas volcano is situated at 70km to the south east of the city of arequipa; it is a stratum volcano.

Ubinas is considered the most active volcano in arequipa with calm and strong eruptions since 1550. in the last 800 years the ubinas had two big eruptions.

Important: On our ascents we will include a porter.

The porter will carry : Tents, matresses, cooking equipment.

For each four (4) customers we add an assistent guide.

first day:

at 9 am we will collect you from your hotel by private transport to travel to the ubinas village which is located 70 km (45 miles) from arequipa. on the route we can stop to appreciate the salinas lagoon (4300m.) in this lagoon we will be able to see flamingos and appreciate the incredible view the plateau;, surrounded with volcanoes, such as pichupichu, misti and ubinas.

approximately at 3 pm we will arrive at the ubinas village (2800 inhabitants) it is situated at 6 kilometers (3.6) miles from the volcano. in the evening we will stay in a small hotel in the village.

second day

after breakfast, we will take the car in the direction of the ubinas volcano until we arrive at 4800 meters (15600 ft) from here we will walk for 2 hours until we reach the crater. from the summit the descent towards the bigger crater is easy, but we do not do this inside of the small crater since the walls are vertical. at 1 pm we will return to ubinas village, here we will have lunch. there is the possibility of bathing in the thermal baths of huarina village.

we will arrive in the city of arequipa at approximately 7pm.

TYPE OF SERVICE:

Private Service: Designed for those who only want to stay with the people you know for example you and your partner, only two people will be on the climbing tour. Of course this is a more expensive service.

This service is more personalized, the guide will adapt himself to your rhythm, the guide will teach you (if you would like) the small tricks of the mountain, for example, different skills of world basic ascents.

On this service, you will not climb the mountain with another client that has more or less experience than you. The guide will try to take you as far as possible up to the summit.

Shared Service: This the classic service offered by the most travel agencies in Arequipa sorry but Pablo tour don´t Organise this cane of service.

This is designed for people of different nationalities on the tour, (for every 5 participants there is a guide) and is an economic service. The negative aspect of this service is that, the participants have different levels of physical Shape and experience in mountain; some customers has good physical shape, some are very good and others don´t have any experience in mountain . There are some cases where there are the people with a lot of experience who take part on a shared service trip, and at the same time in the same group there are other people who have no experience, nor a good physical shape, in our experience the people with less experience hardly ever reach the summit or never arrive to the summit.

The most travel agencies in arequipa pool their customers with other travel agencies and like this they form a group and each couple have diferent physical shape , different skills in mountain, also they receive some time diferent information abouth the same mountain.

For these reasons we prefer organise just Private service because like this you will have more advantage to arrive to the summit.

We never pool our customers with other travel companies.

Our treks and climbing in mountains leave just on private service.

Example : if you are just 2 of you , you will be in the mountain : 2 customers + private guide and private porter + private transport and private driver.

If you are 3 or 4 customers is the same. and remember if you are more than 4 people we add one assitent guide.

CLIMBING AND TREK UBICAS VOLCANO INCLUDED:

  • Mountain guide English speaking guide 
  • Porter
  • Private tranport (4x4) 
  • Camping Equipment (Four seasons tent and mattresses) 
  • Cooking gear 
  • Climbing Equipment such as crampons, ice axe and rope, only if is snow on the top 
  • Meals on the Mountain (2 box lunches - 1 hot dinner - 1 hot breakfast) 
  • Oxygen bottle (in the 4x4) 
  • First aid kit 
  • mobile phone 
  • Tents and food for our camp staff

NOT INCLUDED

Snacks

CLIMBING AND TREK UBICAS VOLCANO INCLUDED WHAT TO BRING?

  • Sleeping bag -10ºC (can be hired from our office for US$5 per day) 
  • Backpack 70Lt minimum 
  • 4Lt of water per person, minimum
  • personal first aid kit 
  • Walking sticks or poles 
  • Rain jacket or poncho (December - April) 
  • Strong comfortable and waterproof boots
  • One complete change of clothing 
  • Sweater and thermal pants and every thing you can have to be warm 
  • Flashlight 
  • Hat or cap 
  • Sun block 
  • Toilet paper
  • Snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits, etc 
  • Sunglasses 
    Extra money (soles)

The Rainy Season

The rainy season in the region of Arequipa and in the Andes from between January until March, nevertheless in the rainy season there are many sunny days and it is possible to climb.

When climbing is advisable?

It is the dry season in the Andes and in Arequipa, between the first days of March until December; however in the rainy season there are some days that it is possible to climb.

The Meal which are included:
If you are vegetarian or you have an allergy please notify us in advance in order to make the respective arrangements.

IMPORTANT: When you reserve this tour, the passenger must have travel insurance. It is an obligation to the passenger to notify us of any health problems, mental or physical at this time.

IMPORTANT: On our ascents and climb we will include a porter.
The porter will carry the following camping equipment of the customers: Tents, cooking equipment ,sleeping bags and mattresses. If you do not wish to carry your personal things like ( your personal water for the trek : 5 litres per person + personal cloths) you can hire a porter , the price is $70.00 (USD) per day.
One porter can carry maximun 15 kilos.
For each four (4) customers we add an assistent guide.

IMPORTANT :Before the tour:
One day before the ascent we will have a meeting in order for you to meet your mountain guide and to go through the pre – trip information; this meeting can be in your hotel or in our tour agency.

MOUNTAIN-MOUNT-VOLCANO

HEIGHT

LENGTH

DIFFICULTY RANGE

Misti volcano

5,825 m

 2  days

II Easy

Chachani

6,075 m

1 - 2 days

III Medium

Ampato

6 318 m

3 - 5 days

IV Medium

Solimana

6 323 m

4 - 5 days

IV Difficult

Hualca hualca

6 023 m

4 - 5 days

IV Difficult

Volcan sabancaya

5 976 m

3 - 4 days

II Easy

Coropuna

6,425 m

4 days

III Moderate

Volcan ubinas

5 672 m

2 days

I Easy

Pichu pichu

5 664 m

2 days

III Easy

Mismi (source of the amazon)

5 597 m

3 - 4 days

III Easy

Quehuisha (source of the amazon)

5 375 m

3 - 4 days

III Easy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

  

  

 

 
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