Grandiose trek around the Cordillera Huayhuash, jewel of the Andes. The Yerupaja, the second peak of Peru, dominates from its 6634 meters a score of other peaks, all erected more than 5500 meters. In the heart of a wild and preserved world, an original course, closer to the high peaks. An exceptional tour, with dream camps and 2-day breaks to explore or rest before continuing! A trip that every hiker must make once in a lifetime!
If you are interested in the itinerary you have set or want different from the 12-day program, please contact us so we can help you in the required itinerary. We can also customize an itinerary according to your preference.
Details to Know
Length: 12 days / 11 night
Altitude Max: 5125 Paso Jurao
Difficulty: Moderate / strenuous.
Daily walk: 5 to 7 hours
Destination: Cordillera Huayhuash
Best seasons: April / October
Activities: Hiking / Nature, cultural adventures.
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 professional 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 12).
- 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.