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16-day hiking tour in Huyahuash

Huaraz, Peru

Discover the wonders of Peru while hiking the amazing Huyahuash mountain range with Miguel, a local IFMGA mountain guide.

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16 Days

Mar - Nov




Come with me to discover the mysteries of the Huyahuash mountain range, in the Peruvian Andes. On this exciting 16-day hiking tour, I’ll take you to remote lakes, the Marañón River and some impressive landscapes you’ll never forget. Join me to explore Peru’s second highest mountain range.

We’ll meet at Lima and ride a bus towards Huaraz, going through the Peruvian coastline and enjoying views of the Cordillera Blanca. We’ll spend a day hiking the Cordillera Negra and then ride a bus to the town of Chiquían. From there, we’ll start our hiking ascent going through different towns and peaks.

We’ll experience some beautiful places including Lake Carhuacocha, Lake Jahuacocha and Lake Sarapococha, the Portachuelo and the San Antonio mountain passes.

During the trip, we’ll also get to see views of the peaks of Jirishanca Grande, Jirishanca Chico, the Rondoy, the Nevado YerupajaSiula Grande and many others.

So book your trip now and discover the impressive Huyahuash! I would love to guide you in this adventure.

Price includes

- Guiding fee


Day 1: Arrival at Lima

Day 2: Lima – Huaraz

This can be done by bus or plane.

Day 3: Acclimatization day

Short hike to the Cordillera Negra.

Day 4: Marcará - Chiquían - Matacancha

Day 5: Matacancha - Paso Cacanampunta - Laguna Mitucocha

Day 6: Laguna Mitucocha - Paso Carhuac Punta - Carhuacocha

Day 7: Laguna Carhuacocha - Paso Siulá - Huayhuash

Day 8: Huayhuash - Portachuelo de Huayhuash - Laguna Viconga

Day 9: Laguna Viconga - Paso Cuyoc - Yanapampa

Day 10: Yanapampa - Paso San Antonio - Cutacambo

Day 11: Rest day

Short hikes in Cutacambo.

Day 12: Cutacambo - Huayllapa - Huatiaq

Day 13: Huatiaq - Paso Tapush - Gashpampampa - Paso Llaucha - Laguna Jahuacocha

Day 14: Laguna Jahuacocha - Llamacpampa - Llamac - Huaraz

Bus ride back to Huaraz.

Day 15: Free day

Day 16: Departure from Lima


About the guide

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Mountain Guide

IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide from Perú, based in Huaraz, Cordillera Blanca.

I like mountaineering and skiing. I recently completed the ski certification in Argentina, so I'm one of the few fully IFMGA certified guides in Peru. I've also guided in Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina and the Alps.

Some of my favourite trips are climbing in the Dolomites, Fitz Roy in El Chalten, and mountain biking across Peru, Bolivia and Chile.


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