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SNOWED VOLCANO AMPATO
Lady of Ampato, Arequipa


4 Days / 3 Nights

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  1. Arrival
  2. Install field
  3. Lady of Ampato
  4. Departure

Day 1:

Very early, pick up to the participants from their hotels and we will travel on private transport to the zone of the mountain, in the route visit of places of tourist interest, Arrival to Sallani, in base of the mountain where we will install the camping to 4,700m.

Day 2:

This day we will install field 1 to 5,400m where we will arrive after a long walk of 5 hours where we will spend the night.

Day 3:

Very early we begin the ascent and after 6 hours of slow walk we will arrive at the summit from 6,318 m. after a series of archaeological visits, with us will be the personnel who participated in the discovery of Lady of Ampato (Momia Juanita) afterwards we will begin the return to field 1.

Day 4:

Soon after of the breakfast, we will go dawn slowly to the transports that to take us to Arequipa.


About the Lady of Ampato

Called affectionately "Juanita" and then renamed the Lady of Ampato, this mummy of a young Inca girl about 14 years old, was found in 1995 in a perfectly preserved condition at 6,130 meters a.s.l., on the top of the snow peak, Ampato, in the Department of Arequipa by archaeologists from the Catholic University of Arequipa.

It is believed that about 500 years ago she was sacrified to the Apus, mountains that the Incas considered as protective gods of the cities.

Recently exhibited in Washington D.C. by the National Geographic Society, studies are able to show more specifically the characteristics and customs of ancient people in the Inca Empire.

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Personal Equipment:

  • Sleeping Bags,
  • long cushions,
  • Grampones,
  • Mountain Shoes,
  • Walking Stick,
  • Sunglasses,
  • Warm clothes, gloves, cap
  • Carp Water 3.5 liters and foods

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INCLUDES:


  • Transport private roundtrip
  • Thermal tents
  • Medicine kit
  • Security equipment
  • 3 breakfasts
  • 4 cold lunches
  • 3 dinners
  • Tents of dining
  • Set of dishes
  • Equipment cook
  • Guides international of mountain
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Affiliations:


IATA

(International Air Transport Association)
Affiliation Code: 91-5-008-0
Telephone Number: (+511) 222-4353

COTAL
(Latin America Confederation of Travel Organizations)
Affiliation Code: AC1812
Telephone Number: (+5411) 4393-5696 (based in Argentina)

APAVIT
(Peruvian Association of Travel Agencies)
Affiliation Code: AO683
Telephone Number: 011-511-433-1111

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