On this circuit of 6 days, we have considered to take by local bus service, because like this the tour is not more expensive.
Some of our last clients have complained about the local bus service. If you get carsickness during the trip (because of the curves). Or maybe simply you not accustomed to doing this type of service, please take a private car service that is much better, cleaner, personalized, car is air conditioned, reclining seats, etc.
So for this reason at the end of this description is also the price of the tour by private car.
Important: On our ascents we will include a porter to carry the food and cooking materials.
The porter will carry : Tents, sleeping bags,matresses, cooking equipment of the customers.
For each four (4) customers we add an assistent guide.
But if we climb 6 days we use mule and horsemen.
TYPE OF SERVICE:
Private Service: Designed for those who only want to stay with the people you know for example you and your partner, only two people will be on the climbing tour. Of course this is a more expensive service.
This service is more personalized, the guide will adapt himself to your rhythm, the guide will teach you (if you would like) the small tricks of the mountain, for example, different skills of world basic ascents.
On this service, you will not climb the mountain with another client that has more or less experience than you. The guide will try to take you as far as possible up to the summit.
Shared Service: This the classic service offered by the most travel agencies in Arequipa sorry but Pablo tour don´t Organise this cane of service.
This is designed for people of different nationalities on the tour, (for every 5 participants there is a guide) and is an economic service. The negative aspect of this service is that, the participants have different levels of physical Shape and experience in mountain; some customers has good physical shape, some are very good and others don´t have any experience in mountain . There are some cases where there are the people with a lot of experience who take part on a shared service trip, and at the same time in the same group there are other people who have no experience, nor a good physical shape, in our experience the people with less experience hardly ever reach the summit or never arrive to the summit.
The most travel agencies in arequipa pool their customers with other travel agencies and like this they form a group and each couple have diferent physical shape , different skills in mountain, also they receive some time diferent information abouth the same mountain.
For these reasons we prefer organise just Private service because like this you will have more advantage to arrive to the summit.
We never pool our customers with other travel companies.
Our treks and climbing in mountains leave just on private service.
Example : if you are just 2 of you , you will be in the mountain : 2 customers + private guide and private porter + private transport and private driver.
If you are 3 or 4 customers is the same. and remember if you are more than 4 people we add one assitent guide.