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Chachani

Calle Zela 209 - Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
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Stunning

The Chachani mountains sit behind Arequipa and are beautiful. If you choose you can hike them as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CCG1982
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New Jersey
It was a though climb but doable...

Three of us (between 30 and 40 fit enough) decided to attempt climbing Chachani on our own in 1day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
YayaArnie
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London, United Kingdom
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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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  • Average5%
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Calle Zela 209 - Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 weeks ago 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 11 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
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

My brother and I recently made a go at Chachani and it was great. We booked with Waiki tours for 300 soles each plus 30 soles to rent one pair of boots. Joel and his wife (I think they are married) were incredibly helpful and...More

1  Thank Sal M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A must when visiting Arequipa, but beware of the altitude and get off the bus slowly to avoid having a headache. Really beautiful and interesting.

Thank Bonita B
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We climbed to 6000 m left base no at 2am after sleeping in tents from 6pm o 1am it was freezing ! The climb was very tough but great views at top.

Thank nicola r
Reviewed 29 March 2017

they did a great job with their guide. never was in danger or felt unsafe. he gave us a lot of tips and time to climb the chachani. -> my recomendation to go to chachani in 2 days -> with waiky adventures. you can leave...More

1  Thank Stefan E
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Okay so long story short - Chachani is much more difficult than the tour operators tell you, especially in the wet season (we went in Feb). We went with Wayki and I'll explain our experiences below as well as why we say it is harder...More

7  Thank Carla E
Reviewed 7 February 2017

What a stunning backdrop to the city. Our first days it was obscured by clouds, then there it was. Stunning

Thank WilliamC02
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