Olleros To Carhuascancha

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  • Sunrise in the Cordillera Blanca
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Olleros to Carhuascancha, Trekking Peru

Olleros to Carhuascancha trek route is a magical journey into a remote and beautiful unspoiled area of the Cordillera Blanca South and Conchucos Sector not known for many other trekking groups.

We follow an ancient Chavin route and are treated to fantastic mountain views, waterfalls many small crystal blue mountain lakes and traditional Andean mountain villages. After finish the trek we will be visiting the famous archaeological complex of Chavin de Huantar, South America oldest and most advanced Peruvian cradle of civilization.


Trek details

Duration: 7 days / 6 nights.

Elevation: Santa Rosa Pass 4850m.

Difficulty Grade: Moderate.

Destination: Cordillera Blanca.

Best Time to go: April to October.

Activities: Hiking / trekking / cultural adventures.

Average walking: 5 to 7 hours daily.

Start: Huaraz / Olleros / Canrey Chico

Finish: Chavin / Huaraz.





A certified professional trekking guide,  who speaks Spanish and English if requiredtrained in 1st Aid, risk management and assessment and responsibility to provide overall standard of excellence in service quality.


A profesional cook who prepares a wide variety of healthy and delicious dishes, and who is trained to cook in a hygienic manner mountain.


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.

Emergency Horse

One horse accompanies the group for emergency purposes.

Fantastic Meals

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.

Private Transport

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.



  • Sleeping bag.
  • Inflatable sleeping mattress.
  • Tip
  • Water on the first day
  • First breakfast (day 1)
  • Last dinner (day 07)
  • 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.






Day 01: : Transfer Huaraz – Olleros – Canrey Chico / Hike to Tzacracancha Camp 4050M


Day 02: Tzacracancha hike to Yanashallash pass 4700m. – Shongo Camp 3850m.


Day 03: Shongo hike to Castillo Camp 4350m.


Day 04: Castillo hike to Santa Rosa Pass 4850m. – Rima Rima Camp 4300m


Day 05: Rima Rima hike to quebrada Carhuascancha 3900m.


Day 06: Rest day (optional) Visit lake llanganuco and lake Ichic Potrero.


Day 07: Quebrada Carhuascancha hike to San Marcos – Transfer Huaraz.


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