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Cordillera Blanca, Pisco and Chopicalqui, 9-day ascent

Follow Edwin, an IFMGA certified and local guide, on this mountaineering expedition to the summit of Pisco and Chopicalqui. Don’t miss the chance to climb these two colossal peaks in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru

Mountain RangeAndes, Cordillera Blanca
Duration9 days
Offer periodAug
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup


  • Reach the top of two of the most impressive peaks in Peru

  • Stand at the summit of Pisco and Chopicalqui

  • Explore the Cordillera Blanca with an expert guide


Discover one of the most beautiful regions on Earth, the Cordillera Blanca. This mountain range is home of some of the most impressive peaks in Peru, such as Pisco (5,752 m) and Chopicalqui (6,354 m).

Pisco and Chopicalqui are two colossal peaks of incomparable beauty. And, they are ideal for those wishing to take part on a high altitude expedition for the first time. They are both physically demanding. But, they don’t require technical skills or previous mountaineering experience.

What’s more, the views we’ll get from the summit of both are mesmerizing. So, from the top, we’ll be able to see other peaks such as Huandoy and Chacraraju.

Also, we’ll get the best view of Peru’s highest mountain, Huascaran Sur. Seeing up close the Huascaran massif, and its two twin peaks, Huascaran Norte and Sur, is a one in a lifetime experience.

Moreover, I will be there with you the whole ascent, making sure you are safe, while having a fantastic time. So, all you have to worry about is enjoying yourself.

If you are up for this mountaineering adventure, just send me a request. I promise it will be an unforgettable experience in one of the most dazzling parts of Peru.

Please note this is a group trip. But there’s the option of a private program. If you are interested on that option just mention it in the message. Or, you might be interested in a shorter and easier program like this Cordillera Blanca 4-day trek- Santa Cruz to Vaqueria.




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Day 1: Huaraz – Base Camp

Day 2: Base Camp – Moraine Camp

Day 3: Moraine Camp – Pisco Summit – Base Camp

Day 4: Base Camp Pisco – Base Camp Chopicalqui

Day 5: Spare/Rest day

Day 6: Chopicalqui Base Camp – Moraine Camp

Day 7: Moraine Camp – High Camp

Day 8: High Camp – Chopicalqui summit – Base Camp

Day 9: Base Camp – Llanganuco – Huaraz

About the guide

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My name is Edwin, professional Mountain Guide, member of Mountain Guides Association of Peru (AGMP) and Member of the International Union of Mountain Guides Association (UIAGM), specialized on Trekking, Climbing, Expeditions also I am the founder of Andes Travel Expeditions company.

I have extensive experience and I had climb throughout Peru, Argentina and Bolivia and succesfully guided Huandoy Norte ( 2 times: on the north face and east face), Piramide de Garcilaso, Arteson, Caraz 1, Alpamayo, Huascaran, as well as Illampu, Sajama, Condiriri, Aconcagua, among many other mountains..

I will be happy to welcome you and your friends from all over the world to travel with us in America del Sur particularly in my home country Peru, the country of Mt Huascaran, Alpamayo(Most beautiful mountain in the world), Machupicchu, Cusco, Lago Titicaca, Arequipa, Amazonas etc.

As a professional mountain guide, I have been leading several mountain trips for the, past 20 years. I love and enjoy my job and have gained a lot of experience through climbing with many groups from all over the world. First I would like to assure you the best service and cooperation from my team, Secondly I will make sure that you have an exciting trekking on mountain, wonderful, unique and memorable experience. And while you are here in Peru we would like to promise, you are going to have an enjoyable and comfortable stay with us and look forward to meet your expectation Andes Travel Expeditions Company is pleased to share your enthusiasm for lifetime experience. I am pleased to let you know that I am going to be your Guide up there personally I will take you there not to send you there.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 1897 each

Group of 2

USD 1897 each

Group of 3

USD 1897 each

Group of 4

USD 1897 each

Group of 5

USD 1897 each

Group of 6

USD 1897 each

Group of 7

USD 1897 each

Group of 8

USD 1897 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Transport during the trip

- Luggage transfer during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

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

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

On top of the guide fee, the price includes: *Transportation during the trip, *Professional outdoor cook (including 3 healthy meals a day plus snacks during the wilderness components of the trip); *Donkeys or Horses and porters where applicable; *All cooking and camping gear and tents; *Group gear and protective hardware; *Porter support - Base Camp to High Camp and return; *First aid kit; *Park entry fees. The price does not include: *International and domestic flights; *Transportation from Lima; *Accomodation and meals in Lima/Huaraz; *Acclimatization days preceding this program; *Personal clothing and equipment; *Incidental personal expenditures, including emergency evacuations and medical expenditures; *Insurance.

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