Private pick-up at Lima International Airport. Transfer to hotel in Lima for meal and rest.
Private transfer in the morning to bus station. Comfortable, first class bus ride to Huaraz (approximately 8 hour ride). Settle into hotel for the night.
Orientation meeting in hotel. 4 hour acclimatization hike to the puka ventana (red window). Spend the night in Huaraz hotel.
Approximately 5 hour hike to the Laguna Churup. Return to Huaraz hotel for the night.
Acclimatization hike to glacier on Vallunaraju mountain. Possible ice climbing (depending on weather conditions) or skills review. Return to Huaraz hotel for the night.
Drive up to small mountain village of Pashpa. Load up donkeys before taking 8 mile hike to the Ishinca Valley. Establish base camp at 4,100m.
Leave camp at 4 am. Work up to summit of Urus. Approximately reaching it by 11 am. Return to base camp for dinner and rest.
Leave camp at 4 am. Work way up to summit of Ishinca. Approximately reaching it at 1 pm. Descent back to base camp at approximately 6 pm for dinner and rest.
Approximate 6 hour trek to high camp. Dinner and early bed time.
Wake up at midnight. After light breakfast, 2 am departure to summit of Tocllaraju’s north ridge. Return to high camp at approximately 2 pm. After rest and food, make way down to base camp for dinner and sleep.
Sleep in and awaken to delicious breakfast. Pack up and load donkeys for hike back to Pashpa and return to Huaraz. Check into hotel.
Last minute shopping for family and friends before leaving for Lima at 11am. Arriving at the airport or hotel by 7:30pm.
Lima International Airport
Hotel in Lima and Huaraz
Camping in mountains
All food during in-town days or extra food/beverages is not included
Porters to carry personal equipment to/from Moraine Camp on Tocclaraju is not included. Any additional porters can be contracted by climbers as requested at an additional cost
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