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Olleros-Chavin 3-day guided trekking tour

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Daniel is a IFMGA certified guide from Peru who knows the Cordillera Blanca better than anyone. This time, he wants to invite you to a 3-day trek across the Olleros-Chavin trail.

Cordillera Blanca

3 Days

May - Oct


Description

I have the pleasure to offer you this amazing 3-day tour enjoying by foot the Olleros-Chavin trail.

The Olleros-Chavin trek consists in a great hiking adventure across the Huascarán Biosphere Reserve and the Cordillera Blanca. We will also walk along the Pre-Inca trail.

Let yourself venture into the altitude of the mountain passes of over 5000 meters. Moreover, from there we can admire the impressive snow-capped summits of the Huantzán Grande (6395m) and the Cashan (5723m).

This Olleros-Chavin trail leads us to Chavín de Huántar, which is a world Cultural Heritage Site full of granite pyramids and underground structures.

The best period to go on this adventure is during the driest season of the year, from May till October. I can lead a group of 6 participants. However, if you are a larger group I can ask a colleague to join us.

As regards the technical difficulty, it is an easy-moderate trek so all you need is a good fitness level.

Join me if you are looking for a short but challenging adventure in the Peruvian Andes. Contact me! I am here waiting for you message.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transportation start and back

- Permit and entrance fees

- Group porters


Itinerary

Day 1: Huaraz – Olleros (3400m) – Sacracancha (4050m)

We start our day driving south across the Callejón de Huaylas. Once we reach the picturesque Olleros village, we will meet our mountain crew (donkeys and donkey drivers). From there, we will start walking up along the Rio Negro river until we reach our campsite, in Sacracancha.

Day 2: Yanashallash Pass (4700m) – Shonco (4050m)

After our breakfast we will walk across the pre-Inca trail until we get to the Yanashallash pass, where we will be at an strategically position to appreciate the peaks of Huantsan, Rurec and Uruashraju. Once we cross the pass, we’ll start walking down into a gentle grassy valley to the campsite of Shoncopampa.

Day 3: Shonco - Chavin de Huantar (3150) - Huaraz

After our enjoyable breakfast we will walk down across the ancient and historic pre-Inca trail system, passing by several mountain settlements with their traditional lifestyles. Once we reach Chavin, we will have lunch and visit to the pre-Inca temple of Chavin ruins. After that we will return to Huaraz in our private transfer.

 

Details

More info

The price does not include:

  • Meeting service at Lima airport
  • Hotel accommodation in Lima
  • Transfer on bus Lima – Huaraz – Lima
  • Hotel accommodation in Huaraz
  • Personal equipment
  • Food in Lima – Huaraz
  • Insurance assistance,
  • Laundry service
  • Phone calls
  • Extra expenses

Meeting point

Huaraz

About the guide

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Daniel

Mountain Guide

IFMGA/UIAGM guide from Perú.

I was born in the Huaraz city, which is located between cordillera blanca & cordillera negra neighbor of huayhuash mountain range.

My passion for the mountain was born since I was a child, because I watched my father going to the mountain. When I was 13 years old I started going on treks with my father and clients, and as soon as I finished my high school I applied to the high school mountain center studies (CEAM) in 2001 and I graduated as an official mountain guide in 2005.

I have a wide guiding experience in trekking and climbing, organizing, trekking and climbing expeditions into cordillera Blanca & huayhuash in the Peruvian mountains.

I guided successfully in Mexico, Argentina where I climbed conquering the mount Aconcagua at (6959 m).

In Peru I have climbed the most beautiful mountain in the world mount "Alpamayo", and the Peruvian highest peak "mount Huascaran south peak". In 2005 I made a speed record climbing mounts "Alpamayo" & "Quitaraju" in 32 hours 16 minutes. I also opened some new routes to climbing in cordillera Blanca.

Aside from the AGMP / IFMGA certification, I also have the WFR certification.

Languages

| English

Certificates

AGMP


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