On the top of Ampato volcano , in 1995 by Johan Reinhard. Juanita (also known as "The Ice Maiden") was discovered.She was 12 to 14 years old when she was sacrificed about 500 years ago.
Although she was frozen in the frigid temperatures on Ampato, her body was discovered because a nearby volcano had caused Ampato's snowcap to melt. The undisturbed site of her burial included many items left as offerings to the gods. Two other children's bodies were discovered near her.
She was very well-preserved when she was discovered. Becaming the best-preserved of all Inca mummies found in the Andes.
As a rock star she has made two tours outside Peru. Juanita has toured the United States in 1996 and Japan in 1999.
Departure from Arequipa passing a point of 4850mt with our private transport to get the first camp at 4800mt (first overnight),then in around a morning walking we get the second camp at 5200mt ( second overnight) today we get the top 6318 m. after around 6 hours, then come back in 3 hours to 5200 camp ( third overnight). From 5200 to our first camp 4800 for around a couple hours where we meet the transport and come back to Arequipa.
Minimum altitude : 4800m.
Maximum altitude: 6318m.
TIME TO THIS ACTIVITY
The best time to climb on this region is between April and September, that is, during the Andean summer.
During the rest of the year, it is also possible to climb them , but it is more likely to have some bad weather.
The rescue police see for the safety of all mountaineers in the region.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
- Transfer from the bus station to your selected hotel.
- Brief in
- Pick you up from your hotel and private transport in Arequipa to get to the starting point of the activity (round trip)
- Official mountain guide,
- all meals during the activity.
- two-person tents, kitchen and dining tent, and all necessary implements
- Entry fee
- Equipment mountain.
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WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
- personal equipment ( Sleeping Bag, warm Clothing)
- If you don't have the complete equipment, in Arequipa you can rent out any mountain gear items you may need.
-It is possible this activity by a local bus too to make cheaper the price.
Minimum : 2 people .
MAXIMUN : 6 people, “special rate”.
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