Classic Huayhuash trek with a guide

Join Quique, a Peruvian IFMGA mountain guide, on this amazing 11-day hiking adventure. The classic Huayhuash trek will lead you through the most amazing landscapes of the Andes.




Trip Duration

11 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide


Trip Level


Offer Period

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip



  • Discover the mountains, lakes and glaciers in the Peruvian Andes.

  • Visit local villages and learn about the culture.

  • Explore the best spots in the Cordillera Blanca.


It’s an honor for me to invite you to this 11-day classic Huayhuash trek. It is a famous Peruvian mountain range with high summits and amazing landscapes.

This classic Huayhuash trek will lead you through impressive mountains, deep blue lakes and stunning glaciers. Besides, you will have the opportunity to visit local Andean villages and learn a lot about their culture.

During these 11 days we will not only hike across the Huayhuash mountain range but also visit the highlights of the Cordillera Blanca. This is the most extensive snowy tropical mountain range and has about 700 glaciers.

Some of the most outstanding places we’ll visit are the Alpamayo base camp as well as the Portachuelo and Yanayacu passes.

So, if you want to join me please keep in mind it is a moderate-difficult trek. That’s why you must have a perfect fitness level since we’ll walk several hours per day.

If you are planning to come to the Peruvian Andes you cannot miss this program. Contact me now for more details. Let’s conquer the Huayhuash range together!

Price per person

Group of 2
1874 USD

Group of 3
1722 USD

Group of 4
1613 USD

Group of 5
1510 USD

Group of 6
1428 USD

Group of 7
1328 USD

Group of 8
1304 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • All meals during trip
  • Transport during the trip
  • Permit and entrance fees
  • Porters
 Not Included in the price: International flights, Bus from Lima, Hotels in Huaraz, Tips for the team and Taxes.


What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.



  • Day 1: Huaraz - Cualterhuain (4200 m)

  • Day 2: Cuartelhuain- Col Cacampunta (4690 m) - Mitucocha (4230 m)

  • Day 3: Mitucocha - Col Yana (4600 m) - Carhuacocha (4140 m)

  • Day 4: Carhuacocha (4140 m) - Col Siula (4830 m) - Huayhuash (4330 m)

  • Day 5: Huayhuash - Col Trapecio (5000 m) - Cuyocpampa (4550 m)

  • Day 6: Yanapampa - Yarush (4400 m)

  • Day 7: Yarush - Huayllapa (3500 m)

  • Day 8: Huayllapa - Col Tapush (4750 m) -Gashpapampa (4600 m)

  • Day 9: Gashpapampa - Col Yaucha (4845 m) -Jahuacocha (4060 m)

  • Day 10: Jahuacocha Lake

  • Day 11: Jahuacocha - Pampa Llamac (4300 m) - Llamac village (3300 m) - Huaraz


Next departures

For private groups contact the guide
Next dates Info
05/09/2019 to 15/09/2019

Other details

Skill level required
Fitness level required
Meeting point

About the Guide


IFMGA/UIAGM - AGMP Mountain Guide from Perú.

I began my mountain work when I was 18 years old as cook and carrier (porter) and I am now a Mountain Guide UIAGM – AGMP.

1998: I studied French at the Alliance Française in Cusco.
2000: I was accepted at the Don Bosco School for Guides of the Andes through the intermediary of the Italian volunteers of the Operazione Matto Grosso, technical support of the Association of the Mountain Guides of Peru.
2005: I passed my diploma as Mountain Guide UIAGM-AGMP. Climbing in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.
2008-2011: Extra training as a Guide in Italy.
Since 2011, I have been Secretary of the of Peruvian Mountain Guides Association.
2013: Guiding in Ecuador, Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, Illinizas.
2014: Climbing to Utah, Usa.
2015: Exploring trip in Cordillera Central, close to Lima, Perú.

I speak French, Italian and English fluently. For more than 12 years I have been organizing and managing trekking, mountaineering in Peru and expeditions to the Aconcagua since 2007.

Contact me if you are interested in doing a mountain trip to Peru!

FROM 1304 USD per person


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