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El Misti, Arequipa

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Standing tall above the city, El Misti is visible from just about anywhere in town. The 5,822 m (19,101 ft) volcano watches over the inhabitants, but many choose to get much closer by attempting to reach the top of this active volcano. The locals recommend booking a guided trek if you’re hoping to reach the summit, as this is a difficult climb due to the need to acclimatize. Be prepared with lots of layers, hat, and gloves as the air on your way can be surprisingly chilly. You'll experience unmatched views from the top. Put El Misti on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Arequipa holiday planner.
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  • One of the natural beauties of Arequipa. Totally recommended to go see, can easily take a tour in the plaza de armas.
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  • 米斯蒂火山是壹座活火山,屬於安第斯山脈的壹部分,海拔高度5822米,最近壹次火山噴發在1985年發生。這座火山擁有優美的山形和終年為白雪覆蓋的火山錐,壯麗的景色可以和日本的富士山相媲美。想攀登這座火山,登山者要在阿雷基帕城裏找壹位向導,讓他用車載妳到山腳下,然後徒步兩天時間便可到達山頂。期間需在海拔4500米、布滿碎石的斜坡上搭建壹個寬敞通風的營地。然後連夜從營地出發,在正午之前登頂,然後就是布滿...  more »
  • Sensational wake up every day and see the volcano first thing out the window! On hot and sunny days one can see the volcano of almost all parts of the city, lovely!
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