Circuit Huayhuash & Surasaca Lake Trek
This fantastic huayhuash surasaca excursion is another of the hiking options that we offer in our program. If you choose this route you will have the opportunity to enjoy the best views of the Raura and Huayhuash mountain ranges, while on the way we will visit the known Surasaca lake, which is located in the Raura mountain range. Then our tour ends in the town of Churin, famous for its thermal waters, ideal place to dive into the baths before returning to Lima.
Duration: 09 days / 08 nights
Altitude Max: 4850m Paso Siula Punta.
Difficulty: Moderate / strenuous.
Daily walk: 6 to 9 hours.
Location: Cordillera Huayhuash.
Best seasons: April / October.
Activities: Hiking / Nature, Cultural adventures.
Start: Huaraz / Llamac.
Finish: Surasaca / Churin / Lima.
One fully qualified, certified and experienced mountain guide who speaks Spanish and English if required, andwho 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 6 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 9).
- 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.