10-day Atacama trek and climb to Licancabur

Get ready for a true Andean adventure with a certified mountain guide. Discover the amazing Atacama highlands and the unique Licancabur volcano!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

10 days

Mountain Range

Andes

People per Guide

12 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    This fantastic itinerary across the Atacama highlands, all the way up to the summit of the Licancabur volcano, is a must for all mountaineers. Over these 10 days, I will guide you across unique landscapes along the broad area between Chile and Bolivia. A true South-American tour!

    Some of the highlights of this program are the beautiful Chilean village of Copiapó, the Laguna Verde area in the Bolivian Potosí, and the ascent to the Licancabur Summit.

    This Andean program includes four days designed for a better acclimatization around Laguna Verde. Some of the special acclimatization tours are the ascent to, or tour around, Laguna Verde (4,350 m), and the ascent of Mt Mulas Muertas (5,910 m / 19,390 ft).

    The ascent to the Licancabur Summit (5,960 m / 19,553 ft) is particularly special. This volcano is located towering above Laguna Verde in the Southwest Bolivian Altiplano. The crate at its summit is considered one of the highest lakes in the world. Its altitude and impressive character make it a memorable climb.

    Take a look at the detailed itinerary for this Andean program below.

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    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Copiapó - Laguna Verde
    • Day 2Laguna Verde - Acclimatization
    • Day 3Laguna Verde - Acclimatization
    • Day 4Laguna Verde - Acclimatization

      Several acclimatization activities are possible:
      – Go around Laguna Verde (between 4 and 7 hours)
      – Ascent to the Laguna verde hill
      – Ascent to the Mulas Muertas hill

    • Day 5Laguna Verde - Refugio Atacama
    • Day 6Refuge Atacama - Acclimatization
    • Day 7Refuge Atacama - Refuge Tejos - Refuge Atacama
    • Day 8Refuge Atacama - Refuge Tejos
    • Day 9Refuge Tejos - Licancabur Summit - Refuge Atacama or Laguna Verde
      • Ascent to the Licancabur Summit (5,960 m / 19,553 ft)
    • Day 10Refuge Atacama or Laguna Verde - Copiapó
     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

     

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