Shumak Huayhuash Trek
The circuit of the Huayhuash range of 10 days is a difficult and exhausting hike, but beautiful, quiet and little frequented. Shumak Huayhuash this route is suitable for the most adventurous walker and used to walking on difficult terrain for many hours in a day. Some of the days are quite long, with more than 7 hours of walking and all in high elevations.
The circular route around the impressive Huayhuash range rewards us with views from the San Antonio viewpoint of the most splendid landscapes on earth. But nevertheless the height, the distance and the duration demand certain experience in the participants, a good physical condition and a suitable adaptation to the height. For this we recommend.
Before starting this walk we have the possibility of doing a good acclimatization from Huaraz. For more information or to reserve your place today Contact Us.
Length: 10 days / 09 nights.
Altitude Max: 5025 Paso San Antonio.
Difficulty: Moderate / Strenuous.
Daily walk: 5 to 7 hours.
Location: Cordillera Huayhuash.
Best seasons: April / October.
Activities: Trekking / Nature, cultural adventures.
Start: Huaraz / Cuartelwuain.
Finish: Llamac / 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 professional 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.
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 professional 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 10).
- 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.