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1-day ascent to Lascar Volcano in northern Chile

Follow a Vulcano Expediciones' guide on this 1-day trip and reach the summit of the incredible Lascar Volcano in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

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With 5,592 meters of altitude, Lascar Volcano is a stratovolcano located near San Pedro de Atacama, in the Antofagasta region of Chile.

Our tour will start at 5 in the morning. After 3 hours, we’ll reach the Lejía Lake and enjoy breakfast. This is one of the salt lakes from The Altiplano and it is located at 4,325 meters above sea level. Then we’ll get to the base of the mountain, at 4,900 meters. It will take us around 4 to 5 hours to reach the summit of the Lascar Volcano. Afterwards, we’ll return and finish our trip at 18 p.m.  

This ascent is technically easy. Although special equipment is not necessary, I recommend you to bring trekking boots. If you are planning to take this trip during the winter, to bring your low temperatures equipment will be important.

So are you interested in this 1-day ascent to the Lascar Volcano? Get in touch with me by sending your request! I will be happy to guide you through this incredible spot in San Pedro de Atacama.

Want to check other types of trips in the area? Visit my Half-day guided bike riding in San Pedro de Atacama

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About the guide

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We are a company dedicated to the service of alternative tourism ADVENTURE AND SPORT for all those who love experiences that combine a fascinating place with different, varied activities and flavored adrenaline.

About lead guide, Christian Fernandez:

I’m originally from Argentina, but live in Chile since 1998. Now I’m settled in the north of Chile, in San Pedro de Atacama, beautiful town in the heart of the Andean section of the dry Atacama dessert.

From there I organize many expeditions to beautiful peaks on a weekly basis. I’ve done more than 300 high altitude ascents, and more than 25 peaks over 6000 metres.

I speak English, Spanish and Portuguese.


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