The ascent to the Licancabur Volcano takes place through paths full of loose stones and implies an important altitude change. It is necessary to have good physical condition and technical experience. It can be done in 2 days, with an acclimatization in the Juriques Volcano (Bolivia), and a warm up trek in the beautiful Laguna Blanca and Laguna Verde. The next day, you will enjoy a magical sunrise as you continue your way to the summit.
This incredible stratovolcano is located on the border between Bolivia and Chile. More than a third of the northeast slope belongs to Bolivia, from its foot at 4360 m to 5400 meters in height.
In Chilean territory, the volcano is located on the north side of the Portezuelo del Cajón Pass and northeast of the Valley of the Moon and San Pedro de Atacama.
During the months of August, September, October, November and December.
The climate is desert and there is a marked thermal difference between day and night. The average maximum temperature is 24.5 ºC and the minimum temperature is 17.1ºC.
You have to fly to Calama or Santiago and from there, to Antofagasta (Chile). You can get to San Pedro de Atacama by car / bus through Route CH-23. For the Licancabur Volcano, you must take the route through the Jama International Passage and then take the dirt road to the border crossing of Bolivia.
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