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Day hike to Laguna 69, near Huaraz (Cordillera Blanca)

Day hike to Laguna 69, near Huaraz (Cordillera Blanca) | undefined

Daniel is a local IFMGA certified guide that will take you hiking to the stunning Laguna 69 near Huaraz, Peru for an unforgettable one-day adventure.


Cordillera Blanca

1 Day

Mar - Nov




* Accomplish one of the most beautiful day hikes in Peru.

* Enjoy the stunning views of the best peaks in the Cordillera Blanca.

* Test yourself at 4,550 meters above sea level.


Come to Laguna 69 and enjoy the most impressive scenic day hike in all of the Cordillera Blanca. You don’t want to miss this incredible hidden spot in Peru.

Located near Huaraz, this magical blue glacier lake is surrounded by the snowy Pisco and Chacraraju mountains and waterfalls. In order to get there, we’ll drive from Huaraz to Cebollapampa. On the way, we’ll get to discover the magical towns of Carhuaz, Yungay and the Llanganuco valley. Then, once we reach Cebollapampa, we will begin our hike up. We’ll go through streams, lakes, zig-zag routes and snow-capped peaks until we reach the stunning lake. Finally, on our way back, we’ll also ride from Cebollapampa to Huaraz.

This hiking path will gift us with views of Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Chacra Raju and Yanapacha. It is not an easy hike but the views and Laguna 69 are totally worth it. I recommend this trip to physically fit people since we’ll reach an altitude of 4,550 meters!

So, would you like to take part of a unique adventure in the Peruvian mountains? Then book your place now and follow me to the Cordillera Blanca! 

The Cordillera Blanca offers tons of possibilities to explore. If you are looking for more options, check out the trips I offer to Cordillera Huayhuash or the Olleros-Chavin trail.

Price includes

- Guiding fee


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I can help you with equipment rental, should you need it.

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About the guide

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Mountain Guide

IFMGA/UIAGM guide from Perú.

I was born in the Huaraz city, which is located between cordillera blanca & cordillera negra neighbor of huayhuash mountain range.

My passion for the mountain was born since I was a child, because I watched my father going to the mountain. When I was 13 years old I started going on treks with my father and clients, and as soon as I finished my high school I applied to the high school mountain center studies (CEAM) in 2001 and I graduated as an official mountain guide in 2005.

I have a wide guiding experience in trekking and climbing, organizing, trekking and climbing expeditions into cordillera Blanca & huayhuash in the Peruvian mountains.

I guided successfully in Mexico, Argentina where I climbed conquering the mount Aconcagua at (6959 m).

In Peru I have climbed the most beautiful mountain in the world mount "Alpamayo", and the Peruvian highest peak "mount Huascaran south peak". In 2005 I made a speed record climbing mounts "Alpamayo" & "Quitaraju" in 32 hours 16 minutes. I also opened some new routes to climbing in cordillera Blanca.

Aside from the AGMP / IFMGA certification, I also have the WFR certification.


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