The hike to the fast huayhuash, cuyoc pass of 8 days, is suitable for those hikers who are looking for a challenging route and have limited time. This trek is a delightful and remote experience, where seven high passes (all over 4600 m.) Are crossed, especially to the Cuyoc Pass of 5000m. Camping every night above 4000m. When walking it crosses narrow and boxed valleys that form the steepest relief of the Peruvian Andes, and glacial lakes where the mountains are reflected, also shows a series of breathtaking views of the peaks and snows above 6000m.
Keep in mind that there are many possible alternative programs for the walk to huayhuash, with a duration of 6 to 8 days all with different points of entry and exit. Before starting this walk we have the possibility of doing a good acclimatization from Huaraz. For more information or to book your tour Contact Us.
Length: 08 days / 07 nights.
Altitude Max: 5025 Paso San Antonio.
Difficulty: Moderate / strenuous.
Walk daily: 6 to 9 hours.
Destination: Cordillera Huayhuash.
Best seasons: April / October.
Activities: Trekking and Nature.
Start: Huaraz / Cuartelwuain.
Finish: Llamac / Huaraz.
One fully qualified, certified and experienced mountain guide who speaks Spanish and English if required, and who holds a first aid certificate in mountain rescue.
A profesional cook who prepares a wide variety of healthy and delicious dishes, and who is trained to cook in a hygienic manner accompanies group of more than 4 people.
The muleteer (arriero) is in charge of loading the donkeys, looking after them and guiding them to camp.
The number of donkeys provided depends on the size of de the group.
You are allowed to bring up to 5 kg of personal belongings that will be loaded on the donkeys. You will only carry your daypack during the day.
One horse accompanies the group for emergency purposes.
All food during the expeditions is provided as part of the package. We offer a combination of peruvian and western dishes. The varied, good-quality, high-energy food prepared by our profesional cook is specifically suited to rigorous activity. We also regularly accommodate vegetarian, vegan, kosher, non-gluten and other specialty diets.
From you hotel in huaraz to the starting point of trek, an from the finishing point of the trek back to your hotel in Huaraz.
- A good quality high mountain tent (doublé occupancy)
- A foam sleeping mat.
- Dining tent.
- Kitchen tent.
- Tables and chairs.
- Toilet tent.
- Emergency equipment including a company-issued first-aid kit.
- Cooking stove.
- All necessary dishes (knifes, forks, spoons, plates, cups, etc.), cooking utensils and pots.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- Sleeping bag.
- Inflatable sleeping mattress.
- Water on the first day.
- First breakfast (day 1).
- Last dinner (day 8).
- Alcoholic beverages.
- Soft drinks.
- Medical treatment.
- Travel insurance.
- Additional expenses as a result of leaving the expedition early.
- Additional expenses as a result of an emergency rescue or evacuation.
- Items of personal nature
- All other services and ítems not listed as included.