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Trekking the Cordillera Huayhuash circuit in Peru, 10 days

Come and enjoy a 10 day trek along the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru with one of our experienced and IFMGA certified guides.

Mountain RangeCordillera Huayhuash
Duration10 days
Offer periodApr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Come and enjoy a 10-day trek through the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru.

  • Visit a number of great lagoons, including the Laguna Carhuacocha.

  • Sleep in different camping areas throughout the mountain range.

Description

A gorgeous range in the Peruvian Andes, the Cordillera Huayhuash is a wonderful place to visit, explore and enjoy. And, on this 10-day trek, you will get to explore a great deal of the area.

Beginning in Huaraz, our trip will take us from the north to the south of the Cordillera Huayhuash that includes approximately 20 summits, which you can view along the trek, including Yerupaja (6,617m), which is the second highest peak in Peru. You will also get to see the Siula Grande (6,344m).

Other spots you’ll get to visit during the trip include, Llamac, the Laguna Carhuacocha, Paso Trapecio, Paso Tapush and so many more. And, during the evenings, you’ll get to rest under the stars in a number of different, beautiful spots.

Since this trek lasts for 10 days, it is important that you are in good physical condition. Also, while not technically difficult, prior hiking experience is advantageous.

To trek through the Cordillera Huayhuash is an experience you will never forget. Wondrous and gorgeous, the Peruvian mountain range you’ll get to explore during this 10-day expedition will take your breath away. To enjoy it for yourself, all you have to do is send a request.

Would you like to go on a shorter trek in the Cordillera Blanca? Then come and join us on this great 3-day trek from Olleros to Chavin de Huantar.

Accommodation

Various camping spots during the trek.

Meeting point

Huaraz

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Itinerary

Day 1: Huaraz (3100m) - Chiquian (3400m) – Llamac (3300m) - Cuartelhuain (3900m).

Day 2: Cuartelhuain (3900m) – Paso Cacananpunta (4690m) - Paso Carhuac (4650m) - Laguna Carhuacocha (4140m).

Day 3: Carhuacocha (4140m) – Paso Siulá (4830m) – Campamento Huayhuash (4350m).

Day 4: Huayhuash (4350) – Paso Trapecio (4750) – Pampa Elefenta (4200).

Day 5: Pampa Elefenta (4200) – Paso Santa Rosa – Cutatambo (4265m)

Day 6: Cutatambo (4265m) – Huayllapa (3600m).

Day 7: Huayllapa (3600m) – Paso Tapush (4750m) - Cashpapampa (4450m).

Day 8: Cashpapampa (4450m) – Paso Yaucha (4830m) - Jahuacocha (4050m).

Day 9: Jahuacocha (4050m) – Pampa Llamac - Llamac (3300m) – Huaraz (3100m).

Day 10: Rest Day


About the guide

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We are a team of young IFMGA and UIMLA-certified mountain guides and leaders, with extensive experience. We offer hiking and mountain expeditions in the Cordillera Blanca and Huayhuash in Perú, our main adventure destinations. We also offer ascent expeditions to the most emblematic mountains of Argentina, Ecuador and Bolivia.

In Andean Raju Expeditions we are proud of our work. Our priority is always the satisfaction and safety of our customers, always taking care of the conservation and protection of the environment. Our mission goes beyond adventure, we offer our clients a personalized experience and our friendship, sharing our culture, knowledge and love for nature and mountains to ensure every visitor an unforgettable experience.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 2964 each

Group of 2

USD 1423 each

Group of 3

USD 1186 each

Group of 4

USD 1127 each

Group of 5

USD 949 each

Group of 6

USD 890 each

Group of 7

USD 890 each

Group of 8

USD 890 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Transport during the trip

• Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)

• Mules and horses as needed with driver

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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