Urus and Ishinca peaks in 4 days with a guide

Conquer the Urus and Ishinca peaks in this 4-day program led by the local and IFMGA certified mountain guide Hugo. You won't regret it!




Trip Duration

4 days

Mountain Range

Cordillera Blanca

People per Guide

3 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified



    Today I would like to propose a different experience in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range. There will be 4 magic days in which we will attack two important summits of Peru: the Urus and Ishinca peaks!

    This mountaineering program is suitable for those climbers who are in search of conquering two mountains on the same trip.

    The Nevado Urus, at 5420 meters of altitude and the Ishinca peak at 5530 meters are two of the most important summits of the region. Moreover, together with the Nevado Tocllaraju, they imply a must-climb for mountaineers all around the world. That is why I am also leading this 7-day ascent to these 3 mountains. It is a really unforgettable adventure for well trained people.

    The best period to come to the Cordillera Blanca is from May till September. I can guide a group of 3 guests as maximum. Please find more details about the day-by-day at the end of this page.

    I will be waiting for your contact so we can discuss and plan your next adventure up to the Urus and Ishinca summits! I have no doubt it will be one of the best experiences of your life. Get in touch with me!

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    Price per person

    Group of 1
    480 USD

    Group of 2
    240 USD

    Group of 3
    160 USD


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee


    • Day 1Huaraz - Pashpa - Ishinca Base Camp (4,400 m)

      We will leave from the city of Huaraz by bus in direction to the North until arriving at the town of Taricá from where we will take the detour to the East. Once we get to Cochapampa we will meet the team of porters and continue along the road to take the trail that will take us to the Ishinca base camp. Walking time: 4 to 5 hours.

    • Day 2Ishinca Base Camp – Urus (5,495 m) – Base Camp

      We will get up at 4 AM for breakfast. Then we will leave through a well marked trail towards the moraine camp and then, ascend the glacier until we are finally at the summit of the Nevado Urus. From here we will enjoy an impressive view of the mountains of Huascarán, Copa, Aquilpo, Tocllaraju, Palcaraju, Pucaraju, Ishinca, Ranrapalca, Ocshapalca and Vallunaraju. Return down by the same path. Total walking time: 6 to 8 hours.

    • Day 3Base Camp - Ishinca (5530 m) – Base Camp

      Today we will get up at 3 AM. After breakfast we will start walking by the opposite side of the previous day, crossing the pampa and dodging some streams of the Toclla lagoon until arriving at the trail that will take us to the foot of the glacier. Then we will walk on the glacier until we reach the summit. We will enjoy the panoramic view for a few minutes and then, return to the base camp. Hiking time of the day: 8 to 10 hours.

    • Day 4Ishinca Base Camp - Pashpa – Huaraz

      Return by the same way until arriving at Cochapampa where the bus will be waiting for the return to the city of Huaraz.


    Other details

    Fitness level required


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    Not included in the price:

    - Transport

    - Personal meals and guide's meals

    - Personal technical equipment

    - Tents

    - Sleeping bag

    - Donkeys

    - Entrance Fee to Huascarán National Park (65.00 soles per person)

    - Porte


    About the Guide


    AGMP - UIAGM Guide from Perú

    Edgar Hugo Sifuentes Maguiña Mountain Officer Guide AGMP - UIAGM (Operations Manager) trained as a Mountain Diploma Guide in 1992, with the Mountain Guides Association of Peru (AGMP), under the agreement between the Ministry of Tourism of Peru and COTESU (Swiss Technical Cooperation), in 1996 enters the table of Instructors of the AGMP to date. In 1999 the AGMP joined the UIAGM (International Union of Mountain Guides Associations) in which he is also a member, in 2001 he is President of the AGMP making substantial changes within the Institution.



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