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Nevado Campa, 3-day ascent in the Cordillera Vilcanota from Cusco


Join a certified mountain guide from our team on a three-day ascent of Nevado Campa, where you'll enjoy a physical challenge, learn new mountaineering skills and take in the beautiful alpine scenery.



3 Days

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


All Levels


  • Enjoy spectacular views from the summit of the mountain
  • Learn new mountaineering skills from an expert guide
  • Experience the physical challenge of ascending a mountain in the Andes


Experience the magic of Nevado Qampa as we make the ascent to the summit over three days. Situated in the Vilcanotas Range of the Andes, the views we’ll get from the top are beautiful and unforgettable.

We’ll pick you up from Cusco to start our journey to the mountains. On our first day, we’ll focus on climbing to base camp, getting to grips with our equipment and resting before an early start the next day.

On the second day, we’ll take on the summit. The climb is technically not so difficult, however, we will have to hike on a glacier. We’ll provide you with all the equipment you need for this, but it will be physically demanding. You’ll need a good level of fitness for this trip.

When we reach the summit we’ll take some time to truly absorb the magic of being that high up and enjoy the views. We’ll even be able to see Salkantay, the highest peak in the Vilcabamba mountain range, from the summit.

That evening we’ll enjoy a meal together back at base camp and reflect on our day’s achievement.

This is a special trip as you’ll be surrounded by majestic mountains. It’s also a great way to get started with mountaineering. Don’t wait, request to book today!

If you are looking for a longer expedition, be sure to check out my 15-day expedition in the mountains in the Cordillera Blanca.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transportation start and back

- Luggage transfer

- Group porters

- Breakfast

- Dinner

Price details

This price includes: </br>

Private Transport (Cusco), professional Mountain Guide, full technical equipment to climb, camping equipment (tent, sleeping bag and mat), food:2 breakfast, 3 lunch, 2 dinner, cook and assistant, first aid kit and gas ball, and cummings to transport the mountain equipment (Mules and muleteer).



This price does not include: </br>

Breakfast the first day, a ticket to the thermal baths, tips and extra expenses


Day 1: Cusco - Pacchanta- Base Camp

We’ll pick you up at your hotel at around 7 am. Driving through the countryside and passing  through the city of Urcos we’ll then arrive at Ocongate. Here we’ll be able to buy last minute supplies before continuing on to Pacchanta.  Our crew, the muleteers and cook who’ll be helping us on our expedition, will also meet us there. We’ll eat lunch before starting the four hour trek to base camp. The views from base camp of the surrounding mountains like Ausangate and Cayangate are amazing . There are also lamas and alpacas there. That afternoon we’ll give you your equipment and brief you on how to use it, particularly on the glacier. Dinner will be served at 6 pm then it’ll be an early night.

Day 2: Base Camp - Summit - Base Camp

Day 2 will be a very early start (3am to be precise) because it’s summit day.
We’ll start by climbing for two hours by moraine until we arrive at the glacier. It will take three hours of hiking the glacier to arrive at the snowy summit of Qampa. We’ll spend 30 minutes soaking in the magic of the summit, taking photos and resting before we  return to base camp. It’ll be lunchtime when we get there, then you’ll be able to enjoy a free afternoon. We’ll all meet for a special dinner at 6pm to reflect on our day of achievement.

Day 3: Base Camp - Pacchanta - Cusco

After a light breakfast we’ll hike towards Pacchanta at around 9 am. In Pacchanta you can go to thermal baths or buy handicrafts. We’ll then have lunch and after that we’ll drop you back at your hotel in Cusco.



Meeting point

I'll pick you up from your hotel in Cusco.

About the guide

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 Expeditions

Bad Hetterscheid


September, 2022

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!

Bad Hetterscheid


September, 2022

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.

Connor White


September, 2022

Great service and trip!

Johannes Besmehn


August, 2022

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Alexey Volegov


July, 2022

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November, 2021

Our guide was William and he is the one that really made the trip great!

Juliusz Zulauf


September, 2021

It was really good climbing expedition. The company put good effort to accommodate our needs and requests. Lima Central Office support was outstanding. Edgar, our climbing guide was top notch. Supporting staff during the climb was very helpful and friendly as well. For my personal needs, some modification of an acclimatisation scheme would be beneficial. First week of the trip consisted of various day trips to destinations of increasing altitudes, but all nights were at Huaraz, at 3100 m altitude. For me, to be fully acclimatized I need to sleep at the altitude. My first night at the higher altitude was at Pisco refuge (4800 m) and resulted with mild altitude sickness preventing me from successful climbing the following day. I would prefer spending two nights at high altitude before first high climb. It might not be the case for some other people, but it was for me. If not for this, I would had awarded straight five stars.

Marcela Hronesova


July, 2021

Disappointed with the whole experience. Didn't climb with Juventino, never met him. Got a different guide. Booked Pisco and Chopicalcui as separate climbs with one day off in between to rest. Agency combined the climbs. They told me to of go from Pisco BC directly to Chopicalcui moraine camp. Got a different guide who didn't tell me that we'll get snowed in at moraine camp. Only found out about the snow once we reached Chopicalcui moraine camp. Spent the night there, next day had to go down. Disappointed rebooked my flight and left Peru. Waste of my time and money.

Marcela Hronesova


July, 2021

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.

Tony Hoffman


September, 2020

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

Flormila Pineda Villanueva


May, 2020

My visit to Huaraz was one of the most beautiful trips of my life. Our days of adventure began with the visit of lagoons in the white mountain range; wilcacocha, churup, paron, lagoon 69 and we finish with the most beautiful Santa Cruz trek. Our trip was a complete success, during the stay in Huaraz we stayed at the ALPAMAYO GUEST HOUSE hotel, an excellent place in the center of Huaraz. I recommend Mr. Juventino to make his trip and his hotel the and if nice family People.

Koseth Saenz


May, 2020

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.

Pietro Garanzini


May, 2020

Our experience in Peru was an unforgettable journey, we started a journey in this country to visit Machu Picchu and the surroundings of Cusco as a sacred valley, etc. Afterwards, our next destination was to arrive in the beautiful land of Huaraz, where our main goal was the trekking of Santa Cruz and a not very difficult base climb and after the trekking of Huayhuash. We will be back next year with more customers, friends of our mountain club, thanks for everything and see you soon in Huaraz!

Michael W English


March, 2020

From the very first emails communication which was dealt with efficiently and provide all the required information and other options for myself to consider. When I arrived the communication was excellent and very well organised. When I return later this year I will without doubt be using Eric and the team. When we arrive at the start point to getting back the local guide was excellent. I have nothing but praise for the set up.

Wolfgang Gratz


September, 2019

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“.


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