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Chachani

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Must visit in Peru - absolutely stunning views

Would highly recommend this mountain over El Misti - it is easier to climb and has much better... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
udai113
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New Delhi, India
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Chachani, Arequipa

We had a great view of Chanchini from Mirador Carmen Alto location. Chanchini is a old volcano with... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Bob H
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Mississauga, Canada
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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.
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Calle Zela 209 - Arequipa | Next to Plaza San Francisco - Downtown, Arequipa 04000, Peru
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend this mountain over El Misti - it is easier to climb and has much better views. It takes 2 days and is an experience for a lifetime - comparable and probably better than Machu Picchu!! You need to have basic fitness and...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Nothing more then a downhill trip on a dirt road. We would not recommend it. When you do decide to do it, then do not book it with Kusi travel. We had a negative experience with them. They put us on a jeep with an...More

Thank Rensdha
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We had a great view of Chanchini from Mirador Carmen Alto location. Chanchini is a old volcano with a height of 6,057 m / 19,872 ft. Quite spectacular to see.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 27 July 2018

If you want to survive, do not go with Quechua. We decided to cancel our trip with them and change agencies after we tried out the stuff. We asked to check out all the material the day before, because we wanted to be sure everything...More

1  Thank Tim v
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The only trek I had ever done before this was the 5-day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu a few days before deciding to try this one out. We booked this through our hostel (Arequipay Backpackers) for 280 soles through Waiky tours. They provide food, tents,...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Thoroughly make sure if you (and your kit) are up for this beforehand. Basecamp is at 5200, make sure you're comfy at that altitude! Make sure you've ascended more than 1000m of altitude in one go before.

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

The three of us wanted to do Chachani with a private guide so we wouldn't have to spend a night in basecamp. Wayki adventures made us a very good offer which we accepted. The gear is rather beaten up but does its job. Everything worked...More

4  Thank Oliver R
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I went to Chachani with Mountains & Adventures on Jerusalen no. 508 in Arequipa, guide Jose and I recommend the company and the guide. I did in 2 days. It's easy peak when you are acclimatized.

Thank Joanna N
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Alain and his team from Wayki adventures gave us all we needed to reach the top of the Chachani vulcano. Without their willingness to let us reach the top, it would not have been possible. Definitely recommend this agency.

1  Thank Etienne S
Reviewed 14 April 2018

First of all, the experience was great. It is an easy way to tick off 6000m from your bucket list. The climb itself is not techniqual and only requires crampons for the last few hundreds meters meaning any novice, of decent fitness, can make it...More

1  Thank scotland94
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