Climb Alpamayo and Quitaraju Mountains
The most beautiful mountain of the world

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CORDILLERA BLANCA - MOUNTAIN CLIMBING: Climbing Mountains Alpamayo and Quitaraju in Peru
Cimbing Alpamayo Mountain - Cordillera Blanca - Peru
07 Days / 06 Nights.
Altitud de Inicio:
Huaraz 3090 msnm
Altitud Maxima:
Alpamayo 5947 msnm. / Quitaraju 6040 msnm.
Huaraz - Caraz - Q. Santa Cruz - Alpamayo Mountain - Return to Huaraz.
Moderate - Difficult
May through October
Description of the Tour: Alpamayo and Quitaraju Mountains: Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

Alpamayo mountain considered like the beautiful mountain but of the world, by its form of a pyramid of snow and ice which have taken to the world-wide fame. With his beauty and its size it makes us dream and it inspires to arrive at the top and to enjoy extreme fantasies.
From he himself field it bases is possible to be scaled the snow-covered Quitaraju since one is located to the front of he himself, but the wall is of 800mts. , of slope of 60 up to 80 degrees of inclination, to both mountains technician considers itself them and is recommendable to be acclimated well before trying to scale them.

Climbing in the Cordillera Blanca: Peru's most spectacular mountain range
Itinerary at a glance
Day 01 drive to Huaraz Day 10 Complete Program
Day 02/03 In Huaraz, day walks Day 11 Reserve day (Optional)
Day 04 Drive to Cashapampa Day 12 Drive to Lima
Day 04 Commence Program    
Itinerary - Climbing in Peru: The best of the Cordillera Blanca (Below is an Itinerary in Brief.)
Day 01 Road transfer to Huaraz / Transfer to hotel
    You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel in Lima.
Drive to Huaraz: we drive to the bus station for the 8-hour bus ride from Lima to Huaraz. Arrive Huaraz. we check into our hotel, then head for dinner. This is a long day of sitting but the views get more rewarding as the day goes by. Continental breakfast at the hotel and lunch on the bus is included. Welcome dinner is provided.
Day 02 In Huaraz for acclimation / Day hike to Lake Churup - Hotel.
    We have two days in Huaraz. Peruvian Summit Expedition organize all and preparation for Alpamayo expedition.
Day Hike to Acclimatize:
Breakfast included in the hotel.
Today we get an early start and hike up to Lake Churup at 4450m. This beautiful turquoise lake sits beneath the peaks with the same name. It will be a long day of walking and one that will help get our legs stronger. Lunch and dinner on your own. Overnight spent in Huaraz.
Day 03 In Huaraz for acclimation / Day hike to Lake 69 - Hotel.
    Day Hike to Acclimatize:
Breakfast included in the hotel.
Today we get an early start and hike up to Lake 69 at 4500m. This beautiful sky blue lake sits beneath the mountains Chacraraju and Pisco . It will be a long day of walking and one that will help get our legs stronger. Lunch and dinner on your own. Overnight spent in Huaraz.
Day 04 Climbing Alpamayao and Quitaraju / Huaraz - Cashapampa 2900m. - Llamacorral Camp 3760m.
Day 05 Climbing Alpamayao and Quitaraju /Llamacorral Camp - Base Camp Arhueycocha 4750m.
Day 06 Climbing Alpamayao and Quitaraju / Base Camp Arhueycocha - Camp I 5450m.
Day 07 Climbing Alpamayao and Quitaraju / Camp I – Summit Climbing Alpamayo 5947 – Camp I.
Day 08 Climbing Alpamayao and Quitaraju /Camp I - Summit Climbing Quitaraju .
Day 09 Climbing Alpamayao and Quitaraju /Camp I - Base camp Laguna Arhueycocha.
Day 10 Climbing Alpamayao and Quitaraju / Base camp Arhueycocha - Cashapampa Camp - Huaraz.
Day 11 Climbing Alpamayao and Quitaraju / Extra day in case of bad weather. (Optional)
Day 12 Return drive to Lima.
Enjoy the adventure of being alive
The tour cost includes:
  • Transfer Lima - Huaraz - Lima.
  • Qualified and experienced local guide/s UIAGM. (English and Spanish)
  • Additional guides and porters where necessary
  • Climbing permits - Huascaran National Park.
  • Porters, cook, horse man and pack animals
  • Emergency horse.
  • Full day tour to Lake Churup with a boxed lunch.
  • Full day tour to Lake 69 with a boxed lunch.
  • 07 or 08 days climb to alpamayo and Quitaraju mountains
  • All food during climbing days.
  • Cook and assistants.
  • Group Equipment: ropes, tents, stoves etc and all supplies necessary to make a safe and strong bid for the summit
  • Group First aid kit.
  • Insulated mat
  • All guiding service.
  • All the logistic.

  • The tour cost does not include:
  • International flights
  • Meals and hotels in Lima and Huaraz.
  • Excess equipment over the 20kg per person allowance.
  • Personal clothing and gear to include sleeping bag and mattress.
  • Personal expenses such as alcohol, phone calls, gifts, laundry, room service and so forth
  • Extras at hotel (i.e. telephone, laundry, internet…).
  • Departure taxes at the airport. (International departure tax is currently $30.25),
  • Excess weight for your luggage.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Medical treatment.
  • Medical vaccinations
  • Any rescue costs.
  • Meals not specified.
  • Any personal charges.
  • Any costs associated with early departure from the expedition
  • Return flights to Lima, Peru.
  • Gratuities.
  • Others expenses not specified in Inclusions above.
    Note for the traveler: We according to itinerary or travel program:
    • Bookings Bus tickets Lima - Huaraz - Lima.
    • Bookings of air tickets Lima - Huaraz - Lima.
    • Hotel Reservations lodgings or houses.
    Things that you need to bring or carry:...
    • Backpack.
    • Sleeping bag.
    • Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Huaraz for a few dollars).
    • Strong, comfortable footwear.
    • One complete change of clothing (you can afford to carry more changes of clothing if you hire a personal porters, see options below)
    • Sweater and jacket (something warm).
    • Water bottle, ideally non disposable canteen (boiled drinking water will be provided).
    • Torch / Flashlight and batteries.
    • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun.
    • Sun block (sun protection cream).
    • Insect repellent, absolutely the most important item for this hike is bug spray. Anything with a lot of DEET with do the job, anything less is simply not sufficient. Bug spray MUST be bought in Huaraz, as it cannot be found even in neighboring towns.
    • Toiletries, towel and toilet paper.
    • Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits, energy bars etc.
    • Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries, cash in soles and US$
    • Swimsuit (if you plan on visiting the hot springs at Hunacarhuaz after the trek)
    • Optional: walking Poles /sticks rubber covers necessary (can be hired from our office for US$30 for the 15 day trek)
    • You also need to bring a copy of  your passport on the trail.
    If you require any further information regarding this or any other adventure, PLEASE CONTACT US.
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    Peruvian Summit Expedition SAC - Tour Operator
    Av. Las Americas 130 Huaraz - Peru
    Phone: 0051 043 422867
    Cell Phone: 043 943702657