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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.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration11 days
Offer periodMay, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup


  • 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 Siula Grande base camp as well as the San Antonio and Trapecio 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!


Meeting point





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

About the guide

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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!

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Prices per person

Group of 2

USD 2036 each

Group of 3

USD 1879 each

Group of 4

USD 1766 each

Group of 5

USD 1660 each

Group of 6

USD 1576 each

Group of 7

USD 1473 each

Group of 8

USD 1551 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

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

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

Not Included in the price: International flights, Bus from Lima, Hotels in Huaraz, Tips for the team and Taxes.

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