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Trekking Queropalca - Llamac. Peru

Trekking Queropalca - Llamac 

The Cordillera Huayhuash is an indescribable place, with mountains and beautiful lagoons that make your Trek memorable. Huayhuash is considered one of the top ten walking routes in the world. On this route,  we will  start  to  visit  the  archaeological  site  of Huanucopampa,  this  place  was  a  very  important  administrative center during the Inka Empire. 

  • The route runs all year round!
  • Tour start at any time!
Article:
273
Country:
Peru
Tour type:
Hiking and trekking
Directions:
Cordillera Huayhuash
Complexity:
Easy
Number of participants:
From 2 people
Maximum height:
4750 m
Season:
All year round
Start of the program:
Huaraz (Lima)
Finish program:
Huaraz (Lima)
Duration:
11 days
Price:
860 USD
Count:
Tours dates
  
01.07.202103.10.2021
01.01.202231.12.2022
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Day 1
Arrival in Lima at night (sleep in hotel)

Day 2
Travel from Lima to Huaraz in the morning by Bus or Plane (sleep in hotel)

Day 3  
Huaraz – Churup Lake (4600 m) - Huaraz. We’ll  leave  from  Huaraz  city  towards  east,  passing  through  villages  as Unchus and Llupa, up to the place called Pitec (3860 masl), 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. there’s 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. 

Day 4 
Huaraz – Huanuco pampa (3736 masl). We  will  take  a  private  bus  through  the  southern  part  of  the  city  of Huaraz, passing through cities such as Recuay, Ticapampa and Catac. We will also pass near the Conococha lake. We will also pass through picturesque  villages  in  the  Huanuco  region,  such  as  Mina  Huanzala, Huallanca and La Uniуn, we will make a detour to reach our first camp, Huanucopampa,  in  this  place  we  can  observe  the  existence  of archaeological  remains  of Huanuco  Viejo.  On  the  bus  5  to  6  hours approximately. 

Day 5 
Huanucopampa - Queropalca Village (3800 masl) - Carhuacocha Lake (4138 masl). On this day we will travel on a private bus also passing through picturesque villages in the department of Huбnuco, such as Baсos, Santa Rosa, to the village of Queropalca, where we will find the donkey drivers and mules. The hike starts here, and we will head towards our second camp, Carhuacocha Camp, from where we have a beautiful and famous panoramic view of the snowy  Jirishanca  Chico  (5446  masl),  Jirishanca  (6094  masl),  Toro  (5965 masl),  Yerupaja  (6617  masl)  and  Siula  (6344  masl).  By  bus  and  walk approximately 4 to 5 hours. 

Day 6
Rest Day. This day, take the opportunity to visit the Gangrajanca, Siula and Quesillococha lakes. 

Day 7 
Carhuacocha Lake – Carhuac Pass (4650 masl) – Mitucocha Lake (4230 masl). We will go up the Yana Yana valley to Carhuac pass, observing the Mounains mentioned on the other side, then we will descend by the Quebrada Waya and we will arrive at the Mitucocha camp, from where we can see the Ninashanca (5607 masl), Rondoy (5870 masl), Jirishanca (6094 masl) and Jirishanca chico (5446 masl). Walk 5 to 6 hours approximately. 

Day 8 
Mitucocha Lake – Cacananpunta Pass (4700 masl) - Quartelhuain (4200 masl). On the way, you can see the Pucacocha lake in the distance, then climb to Cacananpunta pass, from where you can see part of the Burro (Donkey) mountain in the Huallanca range, then descend to the Quartelhuain camp. Walk 5 to 6 hours approximately.

Day 9 
Quartelhuain – Rondoy Pass (4735 masl) – Sambunya Pass (4750 masl) – Jahuacocha Pass (4100 masl). On  this  day  we  will  cross  Rondoy  pass  and  Sambunya  pass,  always accompanied by the beautiful Mountains such as Ninashanca (5607 manm), Rondoy  (5870  masl),  Yerupaja  chico  (6121  masl),  Yerupaja  (6634),  Rasac (6017 manm), Tsacra (5548 manm) and Huacrish (5622 masl), from the top you can see the beautiful lake of Solteracocha, then descend to our next camp near the Jahuacocha Lake. Walk 5 to 6 hours approximately.

Day 10 
Jahuacocha Lake - Pampa Llamac Pass (4300 masl) - Llamac (3250 masl) - Huaraz. We will go up to the last step of the Trek (Pampa Llamac Pass), from where we will be able to see part of the Huayhuash range, then we will descend to the  village  of  Llamac,  where  our  car  will  wait  to  take  us  to  Huaraz.  Walk approximately 4 to 5 hours. 

Day 11
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.

Lima - Huaraz (3052 m) - Churup (Lake 4450 m) - Huaraz - Huanuco pampa (3736 masl) - Queropalca Village (3800 masl) - Carhuacocha Lake (4138 masl) - Gangrajanca, Siula and Quesillococha lakes - Carhuac Pass (4650 masl) – Mitucocha Lake (4230 masl) - Cacananpunta Pass (4700 masl) - Quartelhuain (4200 masl) - Rondoy Pass (4735 masl) – Sambunya Pass (4750 masl) – Jahuacocha Pass (4100 masl) - Pampa Llamac Pass (4300 masl) - Llamac (3250 masl) -  Huaraz - Lima

The cost of the full package of services -  from 860 USD*

cost for a group of 8 people or more

  Service with tents Service without tents 
Cost per person   950 860

OUR SERVICE

Included:

  • Pick up at Lima Airport (by our personal) and transfer to the bus station or Hotel (taxi service must be paid by client).
  • Meals: Breakfast, box lunch, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner during the expedition.
  • Private  Transport:  to  different  starting  and  ending  point  of  the expedition.
  • Experienced Climbing Guides certified by the UIAGM/IFMGA or Offical Guides or Trekking Guides certified UIMLA.
  • Cook. 
  • Cook Assistant (from 6 customers), only in the Trekking, in Pisco it will be another porter.
  • Donkey drivers. 
  • Donkies. 
  • Camping  equipment:  Sleeping  tents,  Kitchen  tents,  Dinning  tents, Bathroom tent, Mattress, practical table and chairs, etc. 
  • Kitchen kit: Plates, pots, tea pot, frying pot, spoons, knife, cups, etc. 
  • Huascaran National Park entrance fee.
  • One day hike (Acclimatization day – Churup or Willcacocha lake).
  • PACHAMANCA  the  last  day  of  the  expedition  (typical  food  of  the Peruvian Andes) from company.

Not Included:

  • Taxes
  • Soft and alcoholic drinks. 
  • Personal clothing and equipment. 
  • Travel, personal, and medical insurance.
  • International flight. 
  • Hotel (we can make reservations if clients want it so, extra payment). 
  • Extra charge for luggages. 
  • Laundry. 
  • Reconfirmation of flights. 
  • Food during stay in Huaraz city. 
  • Sleeping bags.
  • Transport from Huaraz to Lima or Lima Huaraz.
  • Mountain equipment (it can be rented in Huaraz city).
  • Tips.

Brief information on the area and route

Peru (Republic of Peru) is a country in South America, on the territory of which the tropical forests of the Amazon and Machu Picchu are located - the ancient Inca city on the top of the Andes mountain range. The area around Machu Picchu, where the Urubamba Valley is located (another name is the Sacred Valley of the Incas), the Inca Trail and the colonial city of Cusco, famous for its archaeological sites. The capital is the city of Lima. The territory of Peru can be divided into three regions, differing in the nature of the terrain, climate, flora and fauna.

  • In the west, along the Pacific coast, stretched a narrow strip of desert coastal plains (Costa). The largest deserts are Atacama and Sechura.
  • East is located the mountain belt of the Andes - Sierra. The highest point is Mount Huascaran (6,768 meters); In total, Peru has more than three dozen mountain peaks with a height of more than 6,000 meters.
  • To the east is the Amazonian lowland (selva) - the territory of tropical rain forests.

Huaraz is a city in Peru, the administrative center of the Ancash department. Located in the valley Callejon de Huaylas, on the river Santa, in the central part of the region, at an altitude of 3000 meters above sea level. The population is 120,000 people, 407 kilometers north of Lima, the Pan-American Highway passes through the city.

Llamaс is a small village at the end of the route

Additional Information

  • Children under 14 years old are allowed on the route only when accompanied by adults.
  • The host party has the right to change the route according to weather conditions and group conditions
  • The cost of the voucher does not include: additional excursions, transfers outside the program, environmental fees, etc.
  • It is possible to provide additional services by prior arrangement: additional transfers, personal equipment hire, hotel booking, recreation, etc.
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