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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 with our private car we will pick you up from your hotel.

Between the city of Arequipa and the Ubinas volcano is La Laguna de Salinas (4200 m.)

In this lake we can see flamingos, and other birds.

You can also appreciate the incredible view of this salt lake, surrounded by volcanoes, such as Pichupichu, Misti volcano, Ubinas volcano.

It is possible to see Vicuñas, llamas, alpacas.

We visit the Salinas lagoon for approximately 2 hours and then we continue with the truck to the base of the Ubinas Volcano up to 4500 meters above sea level.

In this place we camp, you do not carry anything until the camp. The Truck handles everything.

We camp 100 meters from the Piscoquocha lagoon (bird lagoon in Spanish) In this lagoon we can also see flamingos, Andean ducks and others.

We enjoyed the sunset looking at the Salinas lagoon in the distance.

second day

5:30 am, after breakfast, we take the car towards the Ubinas volcano until we reach 5000 m. high (16404.2 ft) From here we walk 2-3 hours until we reach the first crater.

Only if you wish, we descend a little the first Crater.

Then, we return to the camp and return to the city of Arequipa.
We arrive in the city of Arequipa at 4 pm approx.

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.

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 + private transport and private driver.

 

CLIMBING AND TREK UBINAS VOLCANO INCLUDED:

  • Mountain guide English speaking guide 
  • Private tranport (4x4) 
  • Camping Equipment (Four seasons tent and mattresses) 
  • Cooking gear 
  • 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
  • All the personal equipment that you require , Sleeping backs, torch,jaquets,wlaking poles and others

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
  • 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 :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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