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4-day Santa Cruz Trek in the Peruvian Andes (Cordillera Blanca)

Come and join one of our IFMGA certified guides for a wonderful 4-day Santa Cruz Trek in the beautiful Cordillera Blanca of Peru.

Mountain RangeCordillera Blanca
Duration4 days
Offer periodApr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Skill LevelAll Levels
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Enjoy a 4-day hike along the Santa Cruz Trek in Peru.

  • Visit a number of great spots including Huaraz, Cashapampa and more.

  • Open to hikers of varying skill levels.

Description

Have you ever dreamed of taking a scenic trek through the Cordillera Blanca in Peru? Then you’ll love this 4-day adventure along the Santa Cruz Trek.

Throughout the amazing Santa Cruz Trek, you’ll be constantly staring up at the gorgeous peaks of the Cordillera Blanca. You’ll also get to gaze upon a number of beautiful natural highlights, from stunning lagoons and forests to lovely rivers and lakes. You’ll also get access to magnificent viewpoints, including the Punta Union Pass, which rests at an altitude of 4,750 meters.

Our journey will begin in Huaraz. From there, we will venture to different locations, including Vaqueria, Paria, Taullipampa, Cashapampa, Llamacorral and Arhuaycocha. Each one of these places will provide you with its own unique experience and set of wonders.

Another great aspect of this 4-day trek is that it will act as a perfect means to acclimatization for those wishing to do some climbing on the tremendous peaks in the Cordillera Blanca. Furthermore, this is not a very technically difficult trip. As a result, people of all levels can enjoy it. However, you should be in good physical condition.

Hiking along the Santa Cruz Trek in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru is an adventure you will never forget. To enjoy it for yourself, please send a request. We look forward to guiding you.

We also offer a much longer hike on this 10-day Cedros Alpamayo Trek.

Accommodation

Various camping spots during the trek.

Meeting point

Huaraz

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Itinerary

Day 1: Huaraz (3100m) – Vaqueria (3700m) - Paria (3870m).

Day 2: Paria (3870m) – Punta unión (4750m) – Taullipampa (4250m).

Day 3: Taullipampa (4250m) – Arhuaycocha / Mirador del Nevado Alpamayo (4420m) – Llamacorral (3750m).

Day 4: Llamacorral (3750m) - Cashapampa (2900m) – Huaraz (3100m).


About the guide

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We are a team of young IFMGA and UIMLA-certified mountain guides and leaders, with extensive experience. We offer hiking and mountain expeditions in the Cordillera Blanca and Huayhuash in Perú, our main adventure destinations. We also offer ascent expeditions to the most emblematic mountains of Argentina, Ecuador and Bolivia.

In Andean Raju Expeditions we are proud of our work. Our priority is always the satisfaction and safety of our customers, always taking care of the conservation and protection of the environment. Our mission goes beyond adventure, we offer our clients a personalized experience and our friendship, sharing our culture, knowledge and love for nature and mountains to ensure every visitor an unforgettable experience.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 1423 each

Group of 2

USD 772 each

Group of 3

USD 712 each

Group of 4

USD 475 each

Group of 5

USD 416 each

Group of 6

USD 380 each

Group of 7

USD 380 each

Group of 8

USD 380 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Transport during the trip

• Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)

• Mules and horses as needed with driver

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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