Santa Cruz & Ulta

  • Taulliraju mountain 5830m
  • Ready to start the walk in cashapampa
  • Our logistics movement
  • Llamacoral Camp 3760m
  • Arhuaycocha valley 4370m
  • View of the Taullicocha lake and the Rinri Jirka mountain
  • Morococha lake
  • Ulta valley
  • View of the Contrahirbas mountain
  • Yanayaku pass 4950m
  • Ulta mountain


The Santa Cruz and ulta trek is a must-see circuit in the Cordillera Blanca. Especially for travelers who love hiking, the outdoors and nature. The hike leads us to the mystery of eternal mountains in the Andes of Peru, glacial lakes and panoramic views of its incredible mountain landscapes, abundant flora and fauna of the area, including crossing overpasses with a wide range of elevations.

The Santa Cruz and ulta trek this enchanting route along the six-day tour unites us with the conchucos valley and the Huaylas alley.


Trek details

Total Duration: 6 days / 5 nights.

Elevation: Yana yacu Pass 4900m.

Difficulty Grade: Moderate / Strenuous.

Destination: Cordillera Blanca

Best Time to go: April to October.

Activities: Hiking / trekking / cultural adventures.

Average walking: 5 to 7 hours daily.

Start: Huaraz / cashapampa.

Finish: Ulta / Huaraz




A certified professional trekking guide,  who speaks Spanish and English if required trained 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 6)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 – Cashapampa / Hike to llamacorral


Day 02: Llamacorral Hike to Taullipampa.


Day 03: Taullipampa Hike to Punta Unión Pass 4750 – Cachinapampa.


Day 04: Cachinapampa Hike to Avalancha camp


Day 05: Avalancha Hike to Yana Yacu Pass 4900 – Ulta Grande.


Day 06: Ulta grande hike – Transfer to Huaraz.

1 review for Santa Cruz & Ulta

  1. Radu Podaru

    Hi Humberto,
    Nice to see our photos on your website from our trip to Santa Cruz.
    Hope to come again to Huaraz to meet you and do some hiking/climbing in Cordillera Blanca.

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