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Peru Trekking & Hiking - Cordillera Huayhuash Trekking and Hiking
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PERU 2012 departures - Tour and Adventure in the Cordillera Huayhuash.
Hiking the incredible Cordillera Huayhuash
Duration of the tour:
15 days / 14 nights
Altitud de Inicio:
Huaraz 3090 msnm
Altitud Maxima:
5010 msnm.
Huaraz - Chiquian - Llamac - Cordillera Huayhuash - Return to Huaraz.
Moderate - Difficult trek
Guaranteed with a minimum of 01 participants.
May through October
Description of the Tour: Scenic tour Llanganuco lake - 01 Day
The bulk of the Huayhuash mountain range is a conglomerate of 21 snowed dominated by the Yerupajá, with 6,634 ms of altitude. This mountain range includes part of the departments of Ancash, Huánuco and Lima. In the western slope of the Huayhuash mountain range the rivers Pativilca and Huaura, tributary of the river basin of the Pacific, and rivers of the Eastern slope like the Marañón are born.
Their glaciers give origin to 46 lagoons. In the ambient elevated ones of the Huayhuash mountain range they predominate the habitat of pajonal of puna put in with montano scrub, patches of forest of Polylepis and great number of diverse humedales.
The established communities make activities for agriculture and pasturing. In the humedales the fishing practices, and all the area very is visited by fans sports of high mountain and ecoturismo.
Around Cordillera Huayhuash: Peru's most spectacular mountain range
Itinerary at a glance
Day 01 drive to Huaraz Day 05 Commence trek
Day 02/03 In Huaraz, day walks Day 18 Complete trek
Day 04 Drive to Llamac Day 19 Drive to Lima
Itinerary - Peru treks: Trekking the best of the Cordillera huayhuash
Day 01 Road transfer to Huaraz / Transfer to hotel
Day 02 In Huaraz / day walks to acclimatize to the altitude.
Day 03 In Huaraz / day walks to acclimatize to the altitude.
Day 04 Huaraz – Lake Conococha - Chiquian - Llamac.
Day 05 Llamac - Pocpa - Cuartelhuain.
Day 06 Cuartelhuain - Paso Cacanan Punta - Lake Mitucocha.
Day 07 Lake Mitucocha - Lake Carhuacocha.
Day 08 Rest / Visit Lake Siula.
Day 09 Lake Carhuacocha – Lake Carnicero
Day 10 Lake Carnicero - Lake Viconga.
Day 11 Lake Viconga - Huanacpatay.
Day 12 Huanacpatay - Valley calinca.
Day 13 Rest / Visit Lake Sarapococha.
Day 14 Valley Calinca - Huatiac.
Day 15 Huatiac - Cashpapampa.
Day 16 Cashpapampa - Lake Jahuacocha
Day 17 Rest / Long walk to the yellow Hill
Day 18 Lake Jahuacocha - Llamac - Chiquian - Conococha Lake - Huaraz
Day 19 Return drive to Lima

Return drive to Lima - Traslado al terminal de bus de Huaraz y conexión con el bus que los trasladara a Lima, llegada a Lima después de 08 horas de viaje. En la estación de Bus (Lima) lo estará esperando nuestro personal que lo trasladara al hotel de su elección o al Aeropuerto “Jorge Chavez” donde abordara su avión con destino a su país de origen.
Nota 1: Trayecto en bus no acompañado.
Nota 2: Horarios a precisar cuando hacen la reservación.

Enjoy the adventure of being alive
The tour cost includes:
  • Transfers in Lima and Huaraz.
  • English and Spanish speaking trekking guide(s).
  • Entrance fee to Huayhuash.
  • Emergency horse.
  • Full day tour to Macashca Hill with a boxed lunch.
  • Full day tour to Churup Lake with a boxed lunch.
  • 15 days trek to Huayhuash with all meals on trek.
  • Cook and assistants.
  • All trekking gear including client sleeping tents.
  • Group First aid kit.

  • The tour cost does not include:
  • International flights.
  • Hotels in Lima and Huaraz
  • Personal clothing and gear to include sleeping bag and mattress.
  • Extras at hotel (i.e. telephone, laundry, internet…).
  • Departure taxes at the airport. (International departure tax is currently $30.25),
  • Excess weight for your luggage.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Medical treatment.
  • Alcoholic beverages, sodas, soft drinks, or mineral water.
  • Meals not specified.
  • Any personal charges.
  • Others expenses not specified in Inclusions above.
    Nota para el viajero: Realizamos segun itinerario ò programa de viajes:
    • Reservaciones de tickets de Bus Lima - Huaraz - Lima.
    • Reservaciones de tickets aereo Lima - Huaraz - Lima.
    • Reservaciones de hotel o casas hospedajes.
    Things that you need to bring or carry:...
    • Backpack.
    • Sleeping bag.
    • Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Huaraz for a few dollars).
    • Strong, comfortable footwear.
    • One complete change of clothing (you can afford to carry more changes of clothing if you hire a personal porters, see options below)
    • Sweater and jacket (something warm).
    • Water bottle, ideally non disposable canteen (boiled drinking water will be provided).
    • Torch / Flashlight and batteries.
    • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun.
    • Sun block (sun protection cream).
    • Insect repellent, absolutely the most important item for this hike is bug spray. Anything with a lot of DEET with do the job, anything less is simply not sufficient. Bug spray MUST be bought in Huaraz, as it cannot be found even in neighboring towns.
    • Toiletries, towel and toilet paper.
    • Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits, energy bars etc.
    • Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries, cash in soles and US$
    • 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.
    2012 Land Cost: xxx.
    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 Américas 130 Huaraz - Perú
    Phone: 0051 043 422867
    Cell Phone:043 943702657