Explore-Share logo and link to home

Day hike to Laguna Shallap in the Cordillera Blanca, near Huaraz

Day hike to Laguna Shallap in the Cordillera Blanca, near Huaraz | undefined

Follow Daniel, a local IFMGA certified guide, to the stunning and hidden Laguna Shallap in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru on this challenging one-day hike.


Cordillera Blanca

1 Day

Mar - Nov

Very high



* Discover an uncrowded and beautiful hiking path.

* Enjoy a picnic in a breathtaking place at an altitude of 4,250 meters.

* Challenge yourself on a rewarding hike.


Lake Shallap is a stunning glacier lake in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Not many people know of this hiking path, so join me to explore it while it is still a hidden gem.

On this exciting day trip, we’ll begin by driving from Huaraz to the Jancu village, where our hike will begin. The hiking path will show us some Andean trees, like the quenual, and treat us to dazzling views. We’ll reach Lake Shallap, an impressive lake at the feet of the snow-covered iconic peaks of San Juan and Huantsán (6,395 m) where we’ll enjoy a boxed lunch and some picture time. Finally, we’ll take the same trail back to Jancu up to a car that will take us back to Huaraz.

This is a difficult and long hike that requires acclimatization (we offer it at Lake Churup) and an excellent physical condition. We’ll reach an altitude of 4,250 meters above sea level. Of course, I will be there to help and guide you on the way!

So send your request! I can guarantee you’ll love this remote and fantastic hiking path in Peru. I would love to be your guide.

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

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Permit and entrance fees

- Group porters

Price details

Price does not include transfer from Lima to Huaraz, accommodation or meals in Huaraz or Lima, personal climbing equipment, sleeping bag, insurance or tips.


More info

If you need to, we can help you with equipment rental.

Meeting point

About the guide

Guide profile image


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.


| English



What people are saying about Explore-Share



I’m extremely happy with the ease with which I could book via your site reliable and experienced guide. Thank you so very much, and I’ve started to recommend your site to my friends. Dimitris is not only an awesome guide, but a wonderful person who was always looking out to give me the best experience I can have when he found out how much I love climbing! He is the Best!



I am very pleased with Explore-Share! This was my first international climb, and the communication and response time were great. Herbie is a very skilled guide and very efficient. The entire booking process & payment was smooth. I will definitely use Explore-Share again. Thank you.



I was looking for a local guide for a hike I was planning and came across Explore-Share. They seemed to have good reviews and so decided to give them a try. The experience was very positive and completely happy with their service. I will be using them again for next trip.



Easy to set up and find the perfect trip. Informative site that is easy to use. Guides are all great to work with and communicate all arrangements needed. As simple as can be!



Thank you explore-share for a wonderful via feratta experience. We have been wanting to learn for a long time but don't have the facilities in Scotland. The guide Mitja was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, answering all my many questions and providing advice. On the day head to take another group but he quickly arranged another guide Borut, who was brilliant. We had a fantastic morning learning via ferrata at Hvadnik in the gorge. It gave us the confidence to later hire our own equipment and go out in Mojstrana. Altogether a five star + experience. Thank you.


You may also like

Join our newsletter!

Stay up-to-date on the best adventures.