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Huayhuash Trek, Diablo Mudo (5,350m) and Tocllaraju (6,034m) in 22 days, Peru

Huayhuash Trek, Diablo Mudo (5,350m) and Tocllaraju (6,034m) in 22 days, Peru
Huayhuash Trek, Diablo Mudo (5,350m) and Tocllaraju (6,034m) in 22 days, Peru 2

Explore the pristine Peruvian wilderness on an epic 22-day trek featuring the Diablo Mudo and Tocllaraju with a local certified mountain guide.


Cordillera Huayhuash, Cordillera Huayhuash, Andes

22 Days

May - Nov




* Mountaineer in the majestic Peruvian Andes.

* Experience the awe-inspiring Diablo Mudo and Tocllaraju.

* Benefit from having a fully-qualified guide leading the way.


The Peruvian wilderness is home to an abundance of majestic mountains and lush landscapes, where each day of trekking presents 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 Diablo Mudo (5,427m), meaning Dumb Devil, that stands in the western section of the Huayhuash.

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

Also discover the Tocllaraju, one of the most beautiful mountains in the Cordillera Blanca. Rising to 6,034 meters, this prominent frozen pyramid is a fine piece of natural sculpture. 

Get in touch now to reserve your place in Peru’s pristine beauty and trek along the Huayhuash mountain range featuring Diablo Mudo and the Cordillera Blanca’s Tocllaraju on a 22-day tour.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

- Transportation start and back

- Permit and entrance fees

- Porters


Day 1: Flight from Europe/USA to Lima

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

Day 2: Huaraz

Huaraz – trek to Laguna 69 (4,450 m) – Huaraz.

Day 4: Camp Matacancha

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

Day 5: Laguna Mitococha

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

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: Rest Day at Jahuacocha Lake

Optional: trek to the Berlin Mountain overlook (5,094 m) or to Sambuya/Rondoy Pass (4,750 m) or to Solteracocha Lake.

Day 14: Jahuapunta Pass

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

Day 15: Rest Day in Huaraz

Optional: rock climbing on the walls of Chancos.

Day 16: Laguna Cochapampa

Huaraz – transfer to Pueblo Pashpa – Laguna Cochapampa (3,400 m) – hiking with burros – Ishinca Base Camp (4,200 m).

Day 17: Moraine Camp

Ishinca Base Camp – trek to the Moraine Camp (5,000 m).

Day 18: summit of Tocllaraju Peak

Moraine Camp – summit of Tocllaraju Peak (6,034 m) – return to Base Camp.

Day 19: Laguna Cochapampa

Base Camp – trek downhill to Laguna Cochapampa (3,400 m) – village of Pashpa – transfer to Huaraz.

Day 20: Transfer to the Anta Airport and fly to Lima

Day 21: Day in Lima

Day 22: Arrive home


About the guide

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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


He was very kind, patient and helped me to reach my goal the citadel of Machupicchu. One day I wanted to quit but he encouraged me to continue and waited for my step.


We did the MTB-Huarascan-Circuit (Crossing Punta Olimpica Pass and Portachuelo de Llanganuco Pass) with Eric Albinos „Peru Expedition“. All, the transfers, the hotel stays, the acclimatization tours and the circuit itself, was well organized. Eric and his staff were flexible to our wishes and very helpful. Our Guide Joni is an excellent mountain bike-guide and good tailor too if something is torn. The cook prepared delicious meals during the circuit. The camping equipment was in very good condition. We (Karin, Franz. Wolfgang) can fully recommend „Eric´s Peru Expeditions“.



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.


5 star guide. Nothing but the best.


A very, very sympathic guide, who knows all the secrets of the places and itinerarys the most beautiful ; organization top ; food excellent too ; marvellous souvenirs.

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