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Arequipa | lies between the mountain Chachani and the volcano Pichu-Pichu, Arequipa 054, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Totally tired but happy, had been just arrived from Misti. Great experience, good time in this month July, you can see all, totally clear. I choose Wasi Tour, I got a fair price, nice team and they can speak English. In two days I am...More

Thank jorge-sabrina
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you wanted to draw a picture of a volcano, this is probably what you'd draw - an almost perfect cone shape rising out of the altiplano, and surrounded by other hills and peaks. There's a huge area in the countryside around Arequipe where you...More

1  Thank Andy F
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I don't think this trek should be done with a group and with only one guide. We were 4 persons + guide. Three of our group were not fit enough for this trek and the result was that me and the guide had to wait...More

Thank Marko L
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Called here on the way the Chivay. This visit was spoilt by the bus drivers strike in the town of Chivay. Blocking all the roads into the area and putting stones on the ground. Not a good promotion for the area. Not coming back again...More

Thank HomerJSimpson01
Reviewed 7 May 2018

BEAUTIFUL VIEW FROM THE PLAZA. All tours go around the Miti volcano. book a nice hotel with a view of the volcano, so worth it. we stayed in the plaza residence hotel, the corner room has a great view.

Thank Michellejlkjasf
Reviewed 17 April 2018

After 2 days of preparation we made it with Louis, a guide we found over here in the community. He was such a great person, especially with the preparation tips he gave us. The hike was a two day trip where we camped next to...More

1  Thank BarbaWellsh
Reviewed 13 April 2018

To be fair, I will write out my biases. I actually felt so strongly about my experience that I created a tripadvisor account just to write this. We booked a tour for El Misti through one of the many tour agencies to climb El Misti...More

2  Thank willnguyen2005
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We wanted to hike Misti without a tour and did so with much success- highly recommend! Here's the beta: We booked a 4x4 through one of the tour agencies to the mountain, arranged for ida y vuelta for s/230. Many of the tour companies will...More

Thank Jess S
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Great menu, awesome food and service. Probably the best in Paracas. Highly recommend their pizza and brownie. Had an awesome local IPA beer.

Thank Celina S
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Another recommendation of my parents. I think they're fitter than we were, as my wife and I had quite some altitude problems getting up. But the camp below the icy part was perfect to get at least used to it. Gustavo was an incredible guide....More

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jesse h
28 September 2017|
Response from Richard312557 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Halley. I can recommend Jack at Peru Trek. His office at 309A Calle Jerusalen is opposite the entrance to the Hotel Herusalen, Calle Jerusalén 300, Arequipa, Peru. He provided me with a very competent guide and transport... More
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Response from solimana6093 | Reviewed this property |
H my name is johan , im guide you will find good price like 250soles or more depend the clas of service but this tour is in pull big group an less security, is hard to say but the group for 3 persons es for better control... More
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Response from debspants | Reviewed this property |
I'd read reviews good feedback online /in country as other contributor says i.e ,info about size of groups and how many days you will take climbing - it does pay to acclimatise to altitude sickness over at least a few days... More