Vaqueria – Cedros & Alpamayo

  • Jancapampa Camp
  • Alpamayo mountain
  • A beautiful sunset
  • Alto Pucaraju pass
  • Huecrococha Lagoon
  • Local women
  • Jancarurish Camp
  • Calamina Camp

Vaqueria – Cedros & Alpamayo hike, Hiking Tours Peru, Cordillera Blanca

The Vaqueria – Cedros & Alpamayo circuit walk hike, is considered one of the jewels of the Cordillera Blanca and the desired goal of mountaineering and hiking enthusiasts. It is a mountain in the Andes mountain range located in the northern part of the western branch of the Cordillera Blanca. The hike wanders through beautiful landscapes composed of snow-capped peaks, glacial lakes and deep valleys and crosses many steps.

The alpamayo has a peculiar pyramidal shape, a feature that makes it quite attractive for mountaineers and adventure tourism. A destination that deserves to know, where we will discover one of nature’s most privileged places.


Trek details

Duration: 9 days / 8 nights.

Elevation: Osoruri Pass 4850m.

Difficulty Grade: Moderate / Strenuous.

Destination: Cordillera Blanca.

Best Time to go: April to October.

Activities: Hiking / trekking / cultural adventures.

Average walking: 7 to 9 hours Daily.

Start: Huaraz / Vaqueria.

Finish: Hualcayan / 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 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.






Day 01: Huaraz – Llanganuco – Vaqueria 3600m – Paria camp 3900.



Day 02: Paria – Pucaraju Pass 4600 – Huecrococha Camp 3950m.


Day 03: Huecrococha – Tupa Tupa pass 4400 – Jancapampa Camp 3600m.


Day 04: Jancapampa – Yanacon Pass 4670 – Huillcapampa 4000m.


Day 05: Huillcapampa – Cara Cara Pass 4830 – Jancarurish 4150M.


Day 06: Rest o visit Alpamayo viewpoint.


Day 07: Jancarurish – Vientuna Pass 4700m – Osoruri camp 4510m


Day 08: Osoruri – Osoruri Pass 4850 – Calamina Camp 4200m


Day 09:Calamina – Hualcayan 2900m – Huaraz.


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