Climbing the mountains Vallunaraju and Pisco is recommended for people with little experience. From the summit of Vallunaraju you can see mountains of the Cordillera Blanca from North to South. And from the summit of Pisco you can see the Cordillera Blanca at 360 degrees. Organize your expedition with us and live a unique experience.
Arrival in Lima at night (sleep in hotel)
Travel from Lima to Huaraz in the morning by Bus or Plane (sleep in hotel)
Acclimatization day – Churup Lake. We’ll leave from Huaraz city towards east, passing through villages as Unchus and Llupa, up to the place called Pitec (3860 m), where we have to pay the entrance fee at the Huascaran National Park control post, then start hiking in an ascending path, observing mountains as Huamashraju, Cashan and Shacsha also crop fields can be seen. This place houses a diversity of flora and fauna such as the wild duck, plants with healing properties and quenual tree forests. To reach this lake we have to climb rocks helped by a steady metal rope, ideal for those who love the adventure or take other path less challenging. Churup is a beautiful blue lake one of the most frequently visited, surrounded by Ichu grass, Quenual trees, wild flowers, etc. thereґs also a smaller lake on the east side for those who want to continue hiking, both lakes are right below the mountain with the same name, then return to Huaraz city.
Huaraz - Llaca Base Camp (4400 m) - Vallunaraju Moraine Camp (4800 m). We'll leave from Huaraz city by van towards Llaca Base Camp, observing mountains as Ocshapalca (5881 m), Ranrapalca (6132 m) and Rima Rima hill (5203 m) as well as wild flora and fauna, then ascend to Vallunaraju Moraine Camp, where we'll camp. About 4 to 5 hours.
Vallunaraju Moraine Camp - Summit of Vallunaraju (5686 m) - Huaraz. In our second day we'll leave at dawn to climb up to the Summit of Vallunaraju mountain, from where we have a panoramic view of mountains of the Cordillera Blanca, in our return to Llaca valley our private van will be waiting to take us back to Huaraz city.
Huaraz - Yungay – Yuraq Corral (3846 m). We'll leave from Huaraz city towards north of Callejon de Huaylas, passing through cities as Carhuaz and Yungay, well pass through Chinancocha and Orconcocha lakes in the Llanganuco valley, and reach the Yuraq Corral Campsite, where we'll start the trekking up to the Pisco Base Camp, from the path we can observe mountains such as South peak (6160 m) and North peak (5900 m) of Huandoy, Pisco (5752 m), Chacraraju (6160 m), Yanapaccha (5460 m), Chopicalqui (6354 m) and South peak of Huascaran (6768 m). About 3 to 4 hours.
Yuraq corral – Pisco Base Camp (4650 m). We’ll walk uphill, from the path we can observe mountains such as South peak (6160 m) and North peak (5900 m) of Huandoy, Pisco (5752 m), Chacraraju (6160 m), Yanapaccha (5460 m), Chopicalqui (6354 m) and South peak of Huascaran (6768 m). About 3 to 4 hours.
Pisco Base Camp – Moraine Camp (4900 m). In our sixth day we'll walk over a rocky zone towards the Moraine Camp, from where we can observe mountains such as the South peak (6160 m) and East peak (5900 m) of Huandoy, Pisco (5752 m), Chacraraju (6160 m), Yanapaccha (5460 m), Chopicalqui (6354 m), South peak (6768 m) and North peak (6655 m) of Huascaran. About 3 to 4 hours.
Moraine Camp – Summit of Pisco (5752 m) – Pisco Base Camp. We’ll leave at dawn and climb up to the Summit of Pisco, when it gets light we have a scenic beauty of mountains of the Cordillera Blanca. Pisco is considered a natural lookout of the Cordillera Blanca. Then descend to Base Camp. About 9 to 10 hours.
Pisco Base Camp – Yuraq Corral – Huaraz (Hotel, Pachamanca dinner) - Lima at night (exit hotel). In our return to Cebollapampa, our private van will be waiting to take us back to Huaraz city. Hotel, Pachamanca dinner.
Departure from Huaraz to Lima and Lima - Home. Possible overnight in Lima!!
Note: After the ascent, we are ready to offer you a vacation on the coast of the ocean, lakes and various excursion programs in Peru.