Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
We will leave by bus from the city of Huaraz until we reach the town of Taricá from where we will take the detour to the East until we are in Cochapampa. Here we will meet the group of porters and continue along the road to take the trail that will take us to the Ishinca base camp. Walking time: 4 to 5 hours.
We will get up at 4 AM and after breakfast we will start the trek through a well marked trail towards the moraine camp and then, ascend the glacier until reaching the summit of the Nevado Urus. From there we will have an impressive view of the mountains of Huascarán, Copa, Aquilpo, Tocllaraju, Palcaraju, Pucaraju, Ishinca, Ranrapalca, Ocshapalca and Vallunaraju. Return down by the same way. 6 to 8 walking hours approximately.
Today we will get up at 3 AM and after breakfast we will depart on the opposite side of the day before. We will cross the pampa crossing the streams of the Toclla lagoon, until we reach the trail. From there, we will continue our ascent and arrive at the foot of the glacier. We will then start the way along the glacier until we reach the summit, from where we will enjoy a panoramic view of the important snow-capped mountains of the Cordillera Blanca. This will take us about 8 to 10 hours of walking.
After getting ready and having all the technical material checked we will proceed to have lunch. Then, we will start ascending by a well marked trail up to the moraine camp. Hiking time of the day: 3 to 4 hours.
Today will be an important day as we get up at 2 AM and after breakfast we will set off towards the summit of Nevado Tocllaraju. From the top we will have an impressive view of the mountains of the Cordillera Blanca. Return to the Moraine camp. After a break, we will prepare for the descent to the base camp. Hiking time: 8 to 10 hours approx.
Return to Cochapampa by the same way we ascended. Here, the bus will take us back to the city of Huaraz.
Not included in the price:
- Personal meals and guide's meals
- Personal technical equipment
- Sleeping bag
- Entrance Fee to Huascarán National Park (65.00 soles per person)
AGMP - UIAGM Guide from Perú
Edgar Hugo Sifuentes Maguiña Mountain Officer Guide AGMP - UIAGM (Operations Manager) trained as a Mountain Diploma Guide in 1992, with the Mountain Guides Association of Peru (AGMP), under the agreement between the Ministry of Tourism of Peru and COTESU (Swiss Technical Cooperation), in 1996 enters the table of Instructors of the AGMP to date. In 1999 the AGMP joined the UIAGM (International Union of Mountain Guides Associations) in which he is also a member, in 2001 he is President of the AGMP making substantial changes within the Institution.
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