Climbing Cordillera Chila 5 days

Climbing Cordillera Chila 5 days

The Cordillera Chila borders on the north to Colca Canyon and exists of different volcanoes: Huarancante (5426m), Mismi (5597m) etc.


Day 1: Arequipa – Chivay

We start our journey from Arequipa with direction Chivay with some breaks in the national park Aguada Blanca. After a Mate-Tee which helps us getting used to the altitude we start our trek (4900m above sea level). We ascend the Huarancante (5426m). Overnight in an altitude of 3600m.


Day 2: Chivay – Amazon – Carhuasanta

We leave our camp very early to start our trek with direction Tuti where we will observe the Origin of Amazon and the Laguna Makenty (5152m). Afterwards we will start the ascend to Mismi (5597m). Overnight in 4900m above sea level.


Day 3: Carhuasanta – Apacheta

Today we will start a 5 hours trek to Apacheta, where we will stay for night.


Day 4: Apacheta – Quehuisha – Chivay

We continue our journey to Quehuisha where we will stay for night. We have also the possibility to relax in the hot springs of Calera (40°C).


Day 5: Cruz del Condor – Arequipa

Today we will reach the famous view point “Cruz del Condor” to observe the majestic flight of the Condor which is one of the hugest birds in the world. After about one hour we will return to Arequipa.


Price per person; the tour starts with at least 2 persons. In December, January and February won’t take any tour place.



private Transport, official Tourismguide, equipment for camping, food during the trek, important equipment for trekking if its necessary (crampon, pick & rope), Overnights in Hotel in Chivay with breakfast


Not Included:

Snacks and drinks, ticket Colca Canyon, ticket hot springs (optional), food in town (Chivay, Cabanaconde), last lunch