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

Explore the pristine Peruvian wilderness on an epic 22-day trek featuring the Diablo Mudo and Tocllaraju with IFMGA-qualified guide Juventino.

Mountain RangeAndes, Cordillera Huayhuash
Duration22 days
Offer periodMay, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Mountaineer in the majestic Peruvian Andes.

  • Experience the awe-inspiring Diablo Mudo and Tocllaraju.

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

Description

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.

Accommodation

Hotel Kamana for 2 nights in Lima or another hotel and Hotel Casa Blanca for 5 nights in Huaraz or other hotel.

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Itinerary

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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IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide from Peru.

He was born in 1960 in Huaraz / Peru. With his 15th Age he learned the world of trekking and mountaineering know by he accompanied his father on trips with his clients.

To this day he is still working as a mountain guide and tour operator. For many years he was able to acquire a lot of knowledge about the mountains, making it one of the most experienced certified mountain guides.

He runs a family travel agency based in Huaraz, which was founded by his father, and is now managed by Juventino and his son, Eric.


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