VOLCANO “OJOS DEL SALADO” 6893m


climb with us the highest active volcano in the world


VOLCANO “OJOS DEL SALADO” 6893m

$1.700.000 CLP / $2.411 USD

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  1. DESCRIPTION
  2. PRICES
  3. WHATS INCLUDES
  4. ITINERARY
  5. WHATS TO BRING

description

Surrounded by many mountains higher than six thousands meters of altitude, the “Ojos de Salado” volcano imposes himself with his 6892 msnm, being the highest active volcano of the world and the second highest mountain of America. It’s a challenge for the world montanists.

                                                                                        

The journey to this mountain located in the Altiplano, brings the possibility to enjoy and visit the altiplanics lagoons, where you can see the different kind of animal species which have adapted to this life in one of the most unknown places in the world.

 

The lack of oxygen because of the altitude, low temperatures and the physical effort are some of the main problems to hike the volcano.  Because of this is necessary to climb in steps, have the correct equipment to do so and experienced guides.

 

Price calendar date
$1.700.000 CLP / $2.411 USD
Duration
12 día(s)
Minimum age
18
Activities

Prices
Per person



Price from
$1.700.000 CLP / $2.411 USD
Price per couple (per person)
$1.900.000 CLP / $2.695 USD
Price 3 - 6 persons
$1.700.000 CLP / $2.411 USD
Price 7 - 10 persons
$1.700.000 CLP / $2.411 USD

Whats include?

-        Transfer in vehicle from Copiapo airport/hotel to “Atacama” camp.

-        Transfer in vehicle   from “Atacama” camp to Copiapo airport/hotel

-        Meals in the mountain during the length of the expedition.

-        Snacks during the trekking and climbs.

-        Accommodation for 1 night stays in the Copiapo/Bahia Inglesa/Caldera hotels.

-        1 experienced guide for every 3 persons

-        1 assistant

-        High mountain tent for two persons

-        Dinning Tent and kitchen silverware 

Whats no include?

-        Personal insurance

-        Personal equipment for hiking (sleeping bag, outwear,  etc)

-        Alcoholic beverage

-        Tips

-        Transfers not mentioned in the program

-        Incidental expenses caused by not controlled situations or not “Into the Andes” responsibility    like flight cancellations, natural disasters, atmospheric problems, others. 


itinerary

Day 1: transfer from the “Desierto de Atacama” airport to the hotel in the city of Copiapo. 

 

Day 2: from Copiapó we will travel to “Vallecito” place located at 3180 msnm

 

Day 3: transfer by car to “Laguna Santa Rosa” (3700 msnm)

 

Day 4:  climb to  “7 Hermanos” mountain (4890 msnm) and back to “Laguna Santa Rosa.”

 

Day 5: from “Laguna Santa Rosa” we will travel  to “Laguna Verde” (4300 msnm) place where we will camp and its possible to do some trekking around the lagoon and enjoy the hot springs.

 

Day 7: climb to “San Francisco” mountain (6080 msnm), and back to “Laguna Verde”

 

Day 8: Transfer in four wheel drive to Atacama (5250 msnm) campsite

 

Day 9:  Walk and porter to “Refugio Tejos” (5850 msnm) and back to “Atacama”

 

Day 10: After lunch we will go to sleep at  “refugio Tejos”

 

Day 11:  First attempt to the summit from “Refugio Tejos” and then go back to “Atacama “campsite

 

Day 12: Way back from “Laguna Verde” to “Copiapó”

Note:.

 Every variation in the program will be negotiated with the guide in charge and will have supplementary costs which will have to be cancelled by the group. 

Whats to bring

Individual Equipment (each participant responsibility)

 

-        First layer clothe( two shirts)

-        Polar Sweater or similar

-        Windbreaker Coat and rainproof coat

-        Feather Coat or synthetic

-        Polar Pants

-        Windbreaker pants and rainproof

-        Socks

-        Trekking boots

-        Canes for trekking

-        Thin gloves and mittens

-        Personal medicine kit  ***

-        Sun block

-        Sun Hat and wool cap

-        Water Bottle(min 1.5lt min)

-        Glasses with UV protection 4

-        Lantern with batteries