Explore the Quebrada de Llanganuco with an expert guide.
Enjoy mesmerizing views of the Cordillera Blanca.
Learn about the history and culture of villages like Yungay.
Discover the Quebrada de Llanganuco, a fantastic place near Huaraz, Peru, you cannot miss!
After breakfast, around 8:00 am we’ll head towards our private tour bus station, at Jirón 28 de Julio 202 in Huaraz. Thereon, we’ll drive towards de Llanganuco Lakes, located between the Huandowy and Huascaran peaks, where our adventure begins at 3,100 masl.
On the way to Llanganuco, we’ll pass by various enchanting towns such as Monterrey, Tarica, Paltay, Yungar Anta and Jangas. Thus, we’ll get to learn about the local culture and lifestyle of the people that inhabit this area. Also we’ll enjoy breathtaking sceneries of the Cordillera Blanca, including the Huascaran, Hualcan, Huandoy and Copa peaks amongst others.
One of the many places will explore is Yungay. This city has a rich and intriguing history. An earthquake in 1970 broke up pieces of the north peak of Huascaran, causing a massive avalanche of mud and ice. And in less than a minute the Yungay province was destroyed. We’ll take our time visiting the area, as well as the new Yungay, from here we’ll begin ascending to the Llanganuco Lakes.
We’ll continue our hike for about 1 hour until we reach the Cebollapampa trail head. Thereon our trekking adventure continues, exploring lakes Orconcocha and Chinacocha. Here, there are several optional activities we can engage on like sailing or horse riding.
Finally, we’ll keep trekking on the Maria Josefa trail. By the end of it, our private bus will be waiting for us to take us to a typical restaurant on the countryside. After recovering our energies, we’ll head back to Huaraz and our meeting point.
Would you like to join me? Request to book this trip, and let me guide you across this beautiful place.