Huayhuash Circuit Hiking 13 Days
US$ 990.00 per person
Description

Hiking in the route of TOUCHING THE VOID with wonderful scenery along the Huayhuash Circuit, challenging yourself conquering the high-altitude mountain passes, sleeping in tents under the stars in the remote wilderness, hiking each day with panoramic mountain views and colorful lakes where you can enjoy your adventure at maximum This trekking circuit the rival of the himalayas in the Peruvian Andes with its alpine style in its beauty, the Cordillera Huayhuash is a hikers dream that come true. This mountain is located in the hearth of the Peruvian Andes, to this adventure trekking needs a good equipment and encouragement youll need to get the most out of these majestic peaks. this trip gets even better when paired with a Machupicchu trek or any other trekking adventures around Peru

Itinerary

Day 1: Huaraz Llamac
Pack your bags as today we leave Huaraz for the town of Llamac. 5 hours. On arrival relax and explore the town. Altitude of Camp: 3,300 metres. We leave Huaraz and drive south. We cross wild paramo (puna), passing the southernmost peaks of the Cordillera Blanca. The Huayhuash range, containing in a single cluster seven of the highest and most dramatic summits in Peru, reveals itself on our descent to the small town of Llamac

Day 2: Llamac Cuartelhuain
Our breakfast will be at 7am to be ready at 8am to start the trekking. Well continue going-up through the Pocpa valley, and theres a peasant town typical called Pocpa 3600 the last town in this Valley where we can buy some soda drinks for the sunny way, after a few hours trekking aprox. At 1 pm well have been arrived to Pallca where well have lunch. From here 2 or 3 hours well get our camping place Matacancha at 4100 masl. From here well appreciate the Ninashanca Mountain 5607 masl, Rondoy 5870 masl. Overnight camping

Day 3: Cuartelhuain Mitucocha
In the morning after the breakfast well get ready our things and at 8 am well start our trek, this time its going to be a bit difficult because the climbing to the pass will take us about 2 or 3 hours. From the pass well go down then well go-up aprox 30 minutes, well have lunch after the small climb, Well take the alternative trail to get early the camping place and not for walking the same route the next day, in this route the passengers will appreciate the Andean rabbits called Vizcachas. Followed to catch by local citizens by its tasty meat, so once we have arrived to our camping place early well have time to go fishing around the lake while our cook prepares the dinner. We will camp at 4200 masl

Day 4: Mitucocha Carhuacocha
as always after our breakfast and packing our things, well start our trekking at 8 am today it is going to be easy. After 3 hours walking well reach the pass where well have lunch, Well walk always enjoying the white peaked mountains such as Yerupaja, Jirishanca, and Siula, well get our camp place aprox at 3 or 4 pm. Well be surprised by a beautiful lake, keeping the mountains silhouettes green colored, so we will have prepared our camp place in the special place facing to the lake. we will have camped at 4138 masl

Day 5: Carhuacocha Explore Siula Lakes
Morning breakfast in Carhuacocha, today you can visit the Siula Lakes in the Base of Yerupaja and Siula mountains wonderful lakes with small iceberg, then after to explore siula lakes you can return to camp site and do your own activities in the afternoon such as washing, taking pictures, walking around the lake, fishing or just lying with nice overview to the lake Carhuacocha

Day 6: Caruacocha Huayhuash
At 8 am after breakfast we start our trekking, relaxed after the rest day before, after going-up aprox for one hour well get easy trail even going-up but not so difficult to get the Carnicero Pass at 4600, after the pass there are scenic places to have lunch next to the Carnicero lakes, from here a few kilometers going-down well arrive to our camping place, thats just next to the Jurau Lake or Huayhuash, PERU BERGSPORT always use this place due to its scenic, beautiful place faced to the beautiful mountains. Well have camped here at 4350 masl.

Day 7: Huayhuash Viconga
After the breakfast well continue our trekking. Easy going-up to the Portachuelo de Huayhuash Pass. From here well go-down to the camp place Viconga to have lunch, and after it, go to the hot springs 20 minutes walking down from the camp place, the others who dont want go to the hot springs will have free afternoon and rest in the camp place. The camp place will be at 4450 masl.

Day 8: Viconga Huanacpatay
This day well have moderate going-up to the highest pass in our whole trip, but the going-up will take us approximately 3 hours, so this time it will be enjoyable because the Cuyoc Mountain will be closer to us, we have reached the highest pass in our trekking the only one, after to get this pass we will go-down the Guanacpatay valley to have lunch, going-down from the pass is very dust and rocky after it, well reach the beautiful field full of grass to walk; where we will have lunch, after few hours walking well find our camping place in the peaceful Valley of Guanacpatay at 4300 masl

Day 9: Huanacpatay Huatiac
Departure at 8 am, this time will be easy for the trekkers due to all going down only. Stopping for the lunch in Huayllapa continue, Huayllapa is the small isolated peasant village lies at 3700 masl. Citizens from this village made this small town even not having electricity or car trail arriving, so you can wonder how they made this village that now there is a school, first aid medical house Youll have the answer visiting this village, here the small Andean shops will provide us soda drinks, bears, and first house necessities. Then after the lunch in Huyallapa, we will continue hiking up for about 3 hours to get the next camp site of Huatiac, here we will camp at 4250 masl. Dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Huatiac Cashpapampa

This time well have about 3 hours to go-up to the Tapush pass 4800masl, after to get the pass, we will walk down easy trail, we will arrive to the camp place early afternoon, here we will have plenty of time to relax its considered rest half day. From here we will feel that we are almost round the Huayhuash trekking, over night at 4400 masl

Day 11: Cashpapampa Jahuacocha
After breakfast as always in the morning well start our trekking moderate going-up to the Yaucha Pass 4800 masl, in two hours well stay in the pass, after to rest for making pictures, well continue going down along the Huacrish ravine for aprox three or four hours, and suddenly well be surprised by a beautiful panoramic landscape. The Jahuacocha lake in the base of the mountains Jirishanca, Yerupaja, and Rondoy, beautiful green color lake that lies at 4066 masl. Where is our camp place, from our camp place we can enjoy the spectacular avalanches coming down from the base of the mountains Jirishanca. Next to our camp, well find a typical Mountain hut for sheepherders; and his owner Mr Delao Huaranga will receive us with a gentle treating just being friendly or to offer us the cool bear and soda waters. Its hard to find at this altitude the famous Coca Cola but tourists can find here in Mr Delaos Humble hut, that he sells to the visitors or to people who camp in Jahuacocha, of course the tourists who want to know more about the Jahuacocha and the mountains Mr Delao Huaranga will provide the additional information and tourists enjoy asking for the lifestyle in the mountain as Mr Delao Huarangas living with his lot of sheep. Overnight in Jahuacocha at 4066 masl

Day 12: Jahuacocha Rest Day
This day is for free tour our guide will explain the tourists many alternatives, as fishing, go to the upper lake Solterococha, walk round the lakes, stay at the lake washing, etc. etc. the passengers will have coordinated the day before to provide the box lunch and others. Our staff will prepare the dinner of success of this trekking

Day 13: Jahuacocha - Llamac Huaraz
this time we will feel that we have to leave the most beautiful long trekking, well go-up easy walking to the Pampallamac place where well say good bye to the Huayhuash Mountains, a few meters down well have lunch, after resting for a few minutes well go-down to Llamac town arriving at 1 or 2 pm aprox then well leave Llamac town driving down along the Llamac river until Timpoc, where the Llamac river and the Pacllon river joins, and from here well start going-up to Chiquian along the Ainin river, arriving to Chiquian at 12m aprox, the passengers will walk round the village, and after continue to Huaraz for 3 hours drive we will get Huaraz non-stop, Hotel

In the Price Services Include:

• Transfer from Your Hotel to trail head of the Trek
• Transfer back from trail end to your Hotel in Huaraz
• For the whole trek
• Donkey Drivers
• Donkeys for your Bags Maximium 6 kilos per person is allowed
• Cook
• Cook Helper from 8 guests up
• Cooking tent / Group tent
• BLD (12B, 13L, 12D)
• Sleeping Tents for two persons
• Sleeping mattreress
• Hot water for washing hands purpose
• Boiled water for your bottles
• Kitchen utensils
• Cooking Equipments
• Emergency Horse
• First Aid kit box

Not included:

• Huayhuash Community Entrance fees (about US$ 60 each)
• Extra Donkeys if you exceed your bags kilos allowed
• Alcoholic drinks
• Tips for the crew
• Personal items
• Personal clothes
• Personal medicines
 



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