Full Huayhuash trek in 15 days

Come with Edwin, IFMGA/UIAGM certified mountain guide, on this 15-day Huayhuash trek in Peru and experience one of the world's greatest treks!




Trip Duration

15 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide

15 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified


Surrounded by magnificent ice towers and pristine rivers and lakes, the full Huayhuash trek is known to be one of the greatest in the world!

The Cordillera Huayhuash is a mountain range within the Andes of Peru. where participants will discover the second highest peak in this country after Huascarán called Yerupajá Grande (6634 meters). This spectacular mountain chain of 30 km of extension is located south of the Cordillera Blanca, 360 km from Lima.

During this challenging trek, hikers will discover its beautiful mountain scenery as well as its unique peacefulness. Along this wild and difficult trek, participants will take on several high passes including one over 5000 meters high.

I have included a couple of rest days in order for participants to complete this challenging journey in the best possible conditions. During this 15 days, we will ascend the Leon Huacanan (5.215 meters ) and Diablo mudo (5427 meters), two spectacular Peruvian mountains that will present a fine moderate mountaintaineering challenge. 

You will find a detailed itinerary below!

This trip is suitable only for those adventurous climbers who already have some previous experience on trekking and camping in remote areas. Also, all participants must be in great physical condition.

Considered to be among “the ten best walking routes in the world”, this 15-day trek will be a unique experience. So if you are ready, request to book this trip and join me on one of the most extraordinary walks of the Andes!

If you are looking for a less challenging trek in Peru, you can join me on this 15-day Alpamayo trek (with Pisco ascent) or on this  13-day Santa Cruz trek in Peru!

Price per person

1 Person
4200 USD

Group of 2
2560 USD

Group of 3
2200 USD

Group of 4
1790 USD

Group of 5
1790 USD

Group of 6
1580 USD

Group of 7
1580 USD

Group of 8
1500 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • Half-board meals during trip
  • Transport during the trip
  • Luggage transfer during the trip
  • Group equipment
  • Permit and entrance fees
  • Porters
 The price includes: transfers in private vehicles; professional certified guide; professional outdoor cook preparing 3 healthy and delicious meals a day with natural ingredients, plus snacks; transportation of all equipment; donkey driver or porters where needed; all camping and cooking equipment; cook tent, eating tent, tables, chairs, sleeping and bathroom tents; first aid kits; park entry fees. Prices excludes: - International flights and applicable airport taxes - Transport/flights to and from Lima - Hotels and meals in Lima - Huaraz - Acclimatization program preceding this trek - Personal clothing and equipment (back pack, clothes, sleeping bag, etc) - Personal climbing equipment (such as harness, helmet, ice axe, crampons, boots, etc.) -Incidental personal expenditures, including emergency evacuations and medical expenditures - Insurance: personal travel, high mountain and /or medical insurance. The price for 8-9 people is US$1500 and for 10 or more US$1200. The prices previously displayed are for private groups. For shared groups, starting at 9 people, the price is US$1300.


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 - Llamac - Quartelhuain (4200 m)

  • Day 2: Quartelhuain (4200 m) - Mitucocha (4300 meters)

  • Day 3: Mitucocha (4300 meters) - Carhuacocha (4138 meters)

  • Day 4: Rest day at Laguna Carhuacocha

  • Day 5: Carhuacocha - Laguna Carnicero

  • Day 6: Carnicero - Laguna Viconga (4480 meters)

  • Day 7: Leon Huacanán ascend (5421 meters)- Laguna Viconga (4480 meters)

  • Day 8: Laguna Viconga (4480 meters) - Huanacpatay (4330 meters)

  • Day 9: Huanacpatay (4330 meters) - Cutatambo (4100 meters)

  • Day 10: Rest day

  • Day 11: Cutatambo (4100 meters) - Huayllapa - Huatiac (4350 meters)

  • Day 12: Huatiac (4350 meters) - Cashpapampa (4500 meters)

  • Day 13: Diablo Mudo ascend - Jahuacocha (4066 meters)

  • Day 14: Rest day (hike up to Laguna Solteracocha)

  • Day 15: Jahuacocha - Llamac - Chiquian - Huaraz


Other details

Skill level required
Fitness level required
Meeting point
Huaraz Airport

In a tent

The price doesn't cover emergency evacuations and medical expenditures

About the Guide


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.

FROM 1500 USD per person

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