Mountain Climbing trips – Peru

Discover the mighty Andes Mountains and all their natural beauty and majesty!

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Situated on the western coast of South America, Peru is home to the Andes Mountains and is an incredible mountain climbing destination.

At 6,768 meters in elevation, Huascaran is the country’s highest peak and an excellent challenge for intermediate and advanced moutnaineers However, there are plenty of other options outside of this peak. Many mountain climbers like to take a few days and climb several different peaks. Climbing Nevados Maparaju, Huapi and Ishinca is among the most popular of these multi-peak climbs.

Outside of the aforementioned areas, Cusco is another popular spot for mountain climbing expeditions. Pachatusan (4,842 meters), Salcantay (6,271 meters) and Sahuasiray (5,818 meters) are all popular climbing destinations.

 

 

 

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What’s the weather like?

Due to its proximity to the equator, Peru has a dry and wet season. The dry season is the best time to climb because little rain falls and the days are mostly clear. Average daily temperatures at this time of year are around 20 ºC and decrease as you gain in altitude.

How to get there:

Any trip to Peru begins with a light into the international airport in Lima (LIM). Many guides will opt to meet you here before providing transport to the start of the trip. Otherwise, you will likely fly to the local airport in Huaraz (ATA) or another city before meeting the guide and heading to the start of the trip.

Language:

Spanish

Country Code:

+51

Currency:

Sol (PEN)

Best time to visit:

May to September

 

 

 

 

 

What People are Saying

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Our guide, Quique. was top notch. I have used guides all over the world and he stands out in his knowledge, professionalism and kindness. I hope to try and use him in the future. In the mountains, one must adjust to changing conditions and he did so quickly and competently. Besides being one of the nicest people I have ever met, his skills in the mountains cannot be doubted.
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Jeffrey Abate
Percy is a great guide, climbing with him you fill very secure. Trip itself was organized perfectly, each day you can count on a lot of support and smile.
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Rafael Jarzebak
The legend Juventino. My brother and I travelled to Huaraz to climb the Vallunaraju summit. Our guide Juventino has been the best guide I\'ve had over the past years and I have made a lot of hikes and climbing over the world. He is a very talented and experienced guide, he took care of us very much and made sure safety is first. We also had an amazing experience with the food, they cooked delicious meals. They also have top brand quality equipment that made us feel really safe, we had the lucky experience of having a horrible storm at the base camp and I believe that the north face summit series tent they provided saved us!!!! Overall, best guide I have ever had, made us feel very confortable and happy. If you want a guide to feel safe and have the best experience possible go with the legend Juventino!!!
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Andrés
 

 

 

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