Join Miguel, an IFMGA mountain guide from Perú, in this exciting and daring trek on Alpamayo Mountain and its surroundings, in the Cordillera Blanca. A unique opportunity to admire nature's greatness and enjoy spectacular views.
Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
During this trek you will cherish the white immensity of the Peruvian mountains, where lies a peak regarded as ‘the most beautiful mountain in the world’: Alpamayo Mountain.
Alpamayo (5947 m) is one of the most visible and attractive peaks in the western branch of the Cordillera Blanca —a mountain range which is part of the Peruvian Andes— and is situated within the Huascarán National Park.
On this 19-day guided trek we’ll reach altitudes higher than 4000 m, so acclimatization will be very important. In order to gain height gradually, we’ll spend the first days of the trip hiking along different peaks surrounded by extraordinary landscapes. From the Cordillera Negra Wilcacocha (3800 meters), for example, you will appreciate almost the entire Cordillera Blanca.
Our trekking tour begins in the town of Hualcayán. You will first pass the lagoons of Yanacocha and Azulcocha and appreciate a spectacular view of Santa Cruz Mountain (6259 meters) from the beautiful Cullicocha lagoon.
During this trip you will also enjoy a great sunset at Cañon del Pato, where the Cordillera Blanca and Negra meet, and see the Andean cereal crops: kiwicha and quinoa.
For further details, you can find the complete itinerary below this description.
Dare to trek around the most beautiful mountain in the world and enjoy the unforgettable views that nature gives us. Request to book this trip! I’ll be glad to have you in this exciting adventure.
- Guiding fee
Bus trip (8 hours).
Walking time: 4 hours.
Walking time: 4/5 hours.
Trekking tour starts.
Huishcash (4400 meters)- Cullicocha Lagoon (4600 meters)- Cullicocha Pass (4860 meters)- Osoruri (4500 meters).
Magnificent view of Santa Cruz Mountain (6259 meters).
Osoruri- Vientunam Pass (4750 meters)- Ruinapama (4000 meters)- Jancarurish (4200 meters).
Jancarurish (4250 meters)- Cara Cara Pass (4850 meters)- Mesapata (4500 meters)- Huillca (4100 meters).
Huillca (4100 meters)- Yanacón Pass (4600 meters)- Jancapampa (3500 meters).
Jancapampa (3500 meters)- Tupa Tupa Pass (4400 meters)- Huecrucocha Lagoon (4000 meters).
Huecrucocha Lake (4000 meters)- Alto de Pucaraju Pass (4650 meters)- Tuctubamba (4200 meters).
Tuctubamba (4200 meters)- Punta Unión Pass (4750 meters)-Taullipampa Camp (4400 meters).
Hotels and mountain huts.
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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