Urus, Ishinca and Huascaran mountain expedition

Enjoy a previous acclimatization trek to get ready for 3 big goals: the Urus, Ishinca and Huascaran summits. You will have the help of Juventino, a local IFMGA guide from Huaraz.




Trip Duration

21 days

Mountain Range

Cordillera Blanca

People per Guide

12 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug

Type of Trip

Not specified



    Lets conquer 3 amazing peaks of the Cordillera Blanca in the same expedition! One of them, the Huascaran, is the highest mountain of Peru.

    It’s my pleasure to invite you to this 21-day mountaineering tour, reaching the highest points of the Cordillera Blanca. During this program, I will help you reach the summits of Urus, Ishinca and Huascaran!

    The Ishinca is a popular destination among those climbers in search of a 6000-meter peak. During the ascent we will have the best views of the Ishinca, Urus, Tocllaraju, Ranrapalco and Palcarajus mountains.

    Regarding the Urus peak, it is a perfect mountain for an acclimatization before a bigger goal. It’s more a trekking peak than a real climb. Its normal ascent route goes bordering a small glacier. From its summit you’ll enjoy the most outstanding landscapes. From the Ishinca base camp we can reach this peak as well as many others like the Tocllaraju and the Ranrapalca.

    Finally, the Huascaran mountain has two summits: the North and South Huascarán. It is the dream of many climbers since it’s the highest peak of the country and its ascent is not difficult. However, the risk of avalanches makes it a serious climb. The mountain offers several routes to reach the summit. In any case, all participants must have a prior acclimatization.

    This triple expedition can be done from June to August, during the driest season of Peru. I can lead groups of no more than 12 guests. Remember all participants must have a perfect fitness level as well as some prior summit experience.

    If you want to know more details, please have a look to the sample itinerary at the end of this description. It’s just and example and will vary according to the group level and expectations.

    And if you want to book you place, feel free to contact me. Fill out the form and I will answer as soon as possible to discuss about your big trip to the Cordillera Blanca. 

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    Price per person

    Group of 1
    6000 USD

    Group of 2
    3000 USD

    Group of 3
    2950 USD

    Group of 4
    2850 USD

    Group of 5
    2750 USD

    Group of 6
    2770 USD

    Group of 7
    2650 USD

    Group of 8
    2550 USD


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back
    • Transport during the trip
    • Permit and entrance fees
    • Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    • Day 1Flight from Europe to Lima. Overnight in the hotel
    • Day 2Travel by bus to Huaraz (3100 m)

      The trip is 400 km and takes 8 hours.

    • Day 3Huaraz - Trekking to Laguna Wilcacoha (3725 m)
    • Day 4Huaraz - Trekking to Laguna Churup (4450 m)
    • Day 5Huaraz - Transfer to Pashpa (3400 m)

      Trekking to Ishinca Base Camp (4250 m).

    • Day 6Ishinca Base Camp - Climb Ishinca Peak (5530 m) - Base Camp
    • Day 7Rest day

      Acclimatization at Ishinca Base Camp (4,250 m)

    • Day 8Climb Urus Peak (5495 m) - Ishinca Base Camp
    • Day 9Tocllaraju Moraine Camp (4950 m)
    • Day 10Ascend Tocllaraju Peak (6034 m) - Ishinca Base Camp
    • Day 11Trekking to Cochapampa Lake (3400 m) - Village of Pashpa - Transfer to Huaraz
    • Day 12Rest day in Huaraz.

      Optional: Rock climbing in Chancas.

    • Day 13Huaraz - Transfer to Musho (3000 m) - Trekking Huascarán Base Camp (4250 m)
    • Day 14Ascend to High Camp I (5350 m)
    • Day 15Ascend to High Camp I (5350 m)
    • Day 16Ascend to Huascarán Summit (6768 m) - Trekking descent to Base Camp
    • Day 17Extra day

      Reserve day in case of bad weather or to sleep in High Camp II (Garganta, 6000 m).

    • Day 18Base Camp - Trekking to Musho - Transfer to Huaraz
    • Day 19Transfer to the Anta airport and flight to Lima - Transfer to hotel
    • Day 20Stay in Lima - Transfer to the airport
    • Day 21Flight back home

    Other details

    Meeting point



    - In tents during the expedition

    - Hotel Kamana 2 nights in Lima

    - Hotel Churup 6 nights in Huaraz

    More info

    The price does not include:

    - International flights to Lima / Peru round trip

    - Transfer from the airport

    - Travel accident and health insurance

    - Luggage insurance and trip cancellation

    - Meals in restaurants in Lima and Huaraz

    - Personal expenses

    - Personal equipment (such as boots, ice ax, crampons, harness, sleeping bag, mat, Goretex, etc.)


    About the Guide


    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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