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 - Caraz - Hualcayan (3150 m). We’ll leave from Huaraz city towars north of Callejon de Huaylas, passing through cities as Carhuaz, Yungay and Caraz, following the Rio Santa and observing part of the Cordillera Blanca and Cordillera Negra, making short stops. After having lunch we’ll go to the Hualcayan village, where weґll camp, in this place there are small Arqueological remains as burial constructions or Chullpas. The trekking starts here, we’ll walk up in a zig-zag path, with a panoramic view of landscapes as the hills of the Cordillera Blanca and the Rio Santa below and in the distance colorful fields, then reach the Huishcash campsite (Vizcacha in spanish), place with a stunning sunset. About 5 to 6 hours.
Huishcash - Osoruri Pass (4850 m) - Osoruri (4550 m). Few minutes of the trekking we can appreciate the Milluacocha mountain (5480 m) as well as the Yanacocha and Azulcocha lakes, then we’ll reach the Cullicocha lake with a beautiful view of Santa Cruz mountain (6259 m), and ascend to the Osoruri Pass, from this point we can observe the Cordillera Rosco or Champara, after descending we’ll reach the Osoruri campsite. About 5 to 6 hours.
Osoruri - Vientuna Pass (4750 m) - Jancarurish (4250 m). We’ll walk in an ascending path to the Vientuna Pass, then descend in a zig-zag path, from the distancia we can see Pre-inca cultivation terraces, and the Alpamayo village, where the population dedicates to farming, then we’ll pass through the Ruinapampa Campsite, where it’s visible Arqueological remains, and reach the Jancarurish campsite, from where we can observe the imposing mountains as Tayapampa (5675 m), Jancarurish (5578 m), and the famous Alpamayo (5947 m, known as the most beautiful mountain in the world). About 5 to 6 hours.
Rest day. It’s always recomended to visit the Jancarurish lake and the Base Camp of the Alpamayo (5947 m) and Quitaraju (6040 m) mountains, from this place we have views of mountains such as Abasraju (5765 m) and Santa Cruz (6259 m), then return to campsite.
Jancarurish - Cara Cara Pass (4830 m) - Huillcapampa (4000 m). We’ll pass through small lakes, and observe for last time the mountains as Tayapampa (5675 m), Jancarurish (5578 m), Alpamayo (5947 m), Quitaraju (6040 m), Abasraju (5765 m) and Santa Cruz (6259 m), then ascend to the Cara Cara Pass, from where we observe the Pilanco mountain (5300 m) and descend through the Moyobamba Valley, belonging to Conchucos zone, and ascend again to Moyobamba Pass (4500 m), from this pass we observe the Pucajircas mountains (6050 m) and the northeast face of Alpamayo mountain, and finally descen through Tayapampa Valley and reach the campsite in Huillcapampa. About 6 to 7 hours.
Huillcapampa - Yanajanca Pass (4650 m) - Jancapampa (3500 m). We’ll walk in an ascending path through Yanta Queсua Valley and reach the Yanajanca Pass, then descend through Laurel Valley and visit the Sactaycocha lake, and reach the Jancapamapa campsite, from where we can observe mountains as Taulliraju (5830 m) and Pucajircas (6050 m), with the presence of many kids. About 5 to 6 hours.
Jancapampa - Tupa Tupa Pass (4400 m) - Huecrococha (4100 m). After passing through Pingospampa Village, we’ll ascend to the Tupa Tupa Pass, from where we observe part of the Cordillera Blanca, then descend through Pingospampa Valley up to the Huecrococha lake, where we’ll camp, observing the Pucaraju mountain (5090 m). About 5 to 6 hours.
Huecrococha - Alto Pucaraju Pass (4650 m) - Paria Valley (3870 m). From the Alto Pucaraju Pass we’ll observe mountains as Taulliraju (5830 m), Rinrijirca (5810 m), Artesonraju (6025 m), Paria (5600 m), Pirбmide (5885 m), Chacraraju (6112 m), and others, then reach the Paria Campsite. About 5 to 6 hours.
Paria Valley - Vaquerнa (3750 m) - Portachuelo Pass (4767 m) - Huaraz (Hotel, Pachamanca dinner) - Lima at night (exit hotel). This day we’ll pass through the Picturesque village of Huaripampa, with the presence of kids asking for candies, pens, matches, and others, from this place we have the spectacular view of the Southeast face of Chacraraju (6112 m). We’ll also pass through the Yanachaca village, and walk up to the Vaqueria village, where our private van will be waiting to take us back to Huaraz city. We’ll ascend by van through the Morococha valley, observing the Morocochas lakes, as well as mountains as Chopicalqui (6354 m) and Yanapaccha (5460 m), and reach the Portachuelo Pass, from this point we have the wonderful views of mountains as the South peak of Huandoy (6160 m), Pisco (5752 m), and the North peak (6655 m) and the South peak (6768 m) of Huascaran, in the distance we can observe the beautiful lakes of Orconcocha (male lake) and Chinancocha (female lake) in the Llanganuco valley, then descend and finally pass through these beautiful lakes. Then return 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 - Read