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Huayhuash Trek & Alpamayo (5,947m), 23-day Expedition in Peru  2
Huayhuash Trek & Alpamayo (5,947m), 23-day Expedition in Peru 

Huayhuash Trek and Alpamayo (5,947m), 23-day expedition in Peru

Explore the wealth of natural beauty in Peru on an epic 23-day expedition featuring a trek in the Huayhuash and Alpamayo with a certified guide from our team.






23 Days


Jun - Aug






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  • Explore the majestic Peruvian mountainside.
  • Capture breathtaking views of the Alpamayo and Huayhuash.
  • Benefit from having a fully-qualified guide leading the way.


The majestic mountains and lush landscapes of the Peruvian wilderness are in abundance, where each day captures a fresh experience.

Trek within the Cordillera Huayhuash mountain range, which stretches across the Peruvian regions of Ancash, Lima and Huánuco.

It is the second highest tropical mountain range in the world following the Cordillera Blanca. Running from north to south, it contains approximately 20 summits within 25 kilometers.

There are 6 peaks that surpass 6,000 meters, among them is Yerupajá (6,635m), the most striking mountain in the Peruvian Andes and one of the most picturesque peaks in South America.

Discover impressive rock formations that rise dramatically to the sky, along with snow-covered summits, wide glaciers, and tranquil blue lakes.

We’ll also get to know the Alpamayo, considered by many to be the most beautiful mountain in the world. The striking mountain has a dramatic pyramid-shape peak clothed in snow.

Get in touch now to reserve your place in the Peruvian mountainside and discover the Huayhuash mountain range and the striking Alpamayo mountain on a 23-day expedition.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

Price details

Not included:

• Last dinner

• Tips

• Personal expenses

• Extra drinks.

• Transfer back to your hotel (all passengers are dropped off in Plaza Regocijo or around)

• Emergency horse, which can be mounted if you feel sick or goes a little slower. (S/90 Soles -one way)

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Day 1: Flight from Europe to Lima

Day 2: Travel by bus to Huaraz (3,100m)

Day 3: Huaraz

Huaraz (3,100 m) – public transport to Puente Santa Cruz – trekking Cordillera Negra to Laguna Wilcacocha (3,725 m) – return to Huaraz.

Day 4: Camp Matacancha

Huaraz – transfer to Cordillera Huayhuash – Camp Matacancha (4,150 m).

Day 5: Laguna Mitococha

Matacancha – trek to Cacanampunta (4,700 m) – Laguna Mitococha (4,300 m).

Day 6: Laguna Carhuacocha

Mitucocha – trek to Punta Carhuac Pass (4,640 m) – Laguna Carhuacocha (4,200 m).

Day 7: Huayhuash

Carhuacocha – trek to Siula Pass (4,950 m) – Laguna Quesillococha – Huayhuash (4,450 m).

Day 8: Laguna Viconga

Huayhuash – trek to the village of Portachuelo de Huayhuash – Laguna Viconga / hot springs (4,400 m).

Day 9: Huanacpatay

Laguna Viconga – trek to Punta Cuyoc Pass (5,020 m) – Huanacpatay (4,350 m).

Day 10: Huatiac

Huanacpatay – trek to the village of Huayllapa (3,600 m) – Huatiac (4,290 m).

Day 11: Cashpapampa

Huatiac – trek to Punta Tapush (4,800 m) – Cashpapampa (4,500 m).

Day 12: Laguna Jahuacocha

Cashgapampa – trek to Llaucha Pass (4,750 m) – Laguna Jahuacocha (4,066 m), optional: Climb Diablo Mudo (5,350 m).

Day 13: Jahuapunta Pass

Jahuacocha – trek to Jahuapunta Pass (4,650 m) – village of Pocpa (3,600 m); transfer to Huaraz.

Day 14: Rest Day in Huaraz

Optional: rock climbing at the walls of Chancos.

Day 15: Cashapampa

Huaraz – transfer drive to the village of Cashapampa; meeting team and burros, trek up to Llamacoral (3,850 m).

Day 16: Base camp of Alpamayo

Llamacoral – trek to the base camp of Alpamayo (4,350 m).

Day 17: Ascend Alpamayo

From the base camp to Alpamayo Moraine Camp (4,900 m).

Day 18: Ascend Alpamayo

Ascend to Alpamayo High Camp (5,300 m).

Day 19: Ascend Alpamayo

Ascend to Alpamayo summit (5,947 m).

Day 20: Back to Huaraz

Base Camp – descend through Quebrada Santa Cruz – Cashapampa – transfer to Huaraz.

Day 21: Transfer to the Anta Airport

Flight to Lima, or transfer to the bus terminal for the 8 hour ride to Lima. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 22: Day in Lima

Day 23: Arrival in Europe or the country of origin

About the guide: Peru

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Guide Agency

Peru Expeditions is a Guide Agency and Tour Operator based in Huaraz, Peru.

It's a family-owned travel agency, which was founded more than 35 years ago, and is now managed by IFMGA-guide Juventino and his son, Eric.

We organize trekkings and mountain expeditions in Cordillera Blanca, and all around Peru.


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What people are saying about Peru



The hike was canceled. We didn’t go anywhere. Didn’t even get into the country.



The agency gave me a guide Darwin, not Juventino. Climb was good, easy just walking. There is one dangerous section near the moraine area with very loose gravel. So make sure you don't slip there or you are dead. I stayed in refugio at the base camp which was much more comfy than camping. Darwin was good but give clients some breaks once in a while, not rush too much. It's a high altitude climbing after all.



William was such a knowledgeable, friendly, and efficient guide! He brought books and support materials to further explain the history of the sites we were seeing, was always ready with an answer to any questions, and had great suggestions of where to take photos. He chose a truly remarkable cook for our trek, who kept us well fed with a huge variety of foods (and an ample supply of it!) and filled with hot beverages at all hours of the day and night. He allowed us to set the pace each day, and was cheerful and helpful and relaxed throughout-he absolutely enhanced a wonderful experience! Many thanks to you, William!



Eric from Peru Expeditions is a fabulous, safe, and conscientious Tour Operator. He chose an incredible guide for us (Darwin) who was highly esteemed by every guide we met at every point along the journey-the respect of one’s peers speaks for itself! We were very well supported, always had perfect timing with seeing sunrises, beating “the crowd” to our destinations, and had ample food. The Peruvian mountains are stunningly beautiful- I’m ready to go back again already! Book with Eric - he’s going to take good care of you.



Great service and trip!

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