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$20 Day Trips & Excursions

Huaraz to Lake Llanganuco Full-Day Trip with Admission

The tour start at 9:30 in the morning. During this tour we visit many places like: Carhuaz where we'll stay for 30 minutes to visit its principal main square and church. Carhuaz is well known for its natural ice cream made with fruit and liqueur.Then we continue to Yungay (campo santo) where we stay for 1 hour to visit. Yungay was affected by the earthquake in 1970 and an avalanche that buried the city.Llanganuco lake is a beautiful sightseeing place where we'll stay for 1 hour and you can take photograph, walk and eat some typical food. Then we visit Caraz, its main square and its principal church where we can eat manjar blanco sweet and we visited Taricá is the last stop where we can buy souvenirs. This tour is with a guide who will explain everything about the history of each touristic place.The tours finishes at 7:30pm approximately with hotel drop-off.

$28 Day Trips & Excursions

69 Lake

We will departure from huaraz at 5:00 am, in the route we will pass for principals towns like Tarica, Anta, Yungar, Carhuaz, Tingua, Ranrahirca and Yungay; from this place we will take a detour to the east, then in Huashao we make a stop to have breakfast after that we will continue and entering to the Llanganuco Valley; part of the National Park,  the second stop will be in Llanganuco lake (Chinancocha) for a few minutes to take fothograps, then the last stop  is in Cebollapampa where we start to walk, after 3 hours of walking we arrive to 69 lake where we will have a great panoramic view arround the lake we will see the beautiful mountains such as: Huascarán, Chopicalqui, Pisco, Huandoy, Yanapaccha y Chacraraju, we will stay for 1 hour aproximately; and finally we return to Yuraccorral to take the bus back to Huaraz.

$600 Outdoor Activities

Huaraz to Santa Cruz Trek 3- or 4-Day Tour with Local Guide

Day 1.- Huaraz - Cashapampa - Llamacorral We will leave Huaraz around 7 am from your hotel and drive along the Callejon de Huaylas passing several villages of Carhuaz, Yungay and Caraz. Then continue to the trail head Cashapampa 2900masl, where we will meet our donkey drivers. After to prepare and leave thing to packed. We will start hiking up by narrow and hot valley going up for about 2 hours. Then we will have lunch down the tree’s shadow After lunch we will start going up to almost flat area to the first camp place called Llamacorral. The walking time from the lunch area is 2 hours more so the total hiking time is about 4 hours on day 1. Overnight camping at Llamacorral 3760masl. Approximately 5km Day 2.- Llamacorral - Taullipampa After the Andean breakfast in our camp site we will have a moderate hike along the valley enjoying the beautiful lakes called Ichicocha and Jatuncocha turquoise lakes. We will arrive to a nice spot where will have lunch at the place called Quisuar. Then after it we will go up to the Alpamayo south base camp to take pictures. We will return after a short walk then continue for few hours to the next camp place called Taullipampa camping at 4200masl. Walking time approx 6 hours, about 8 to 9 km. Day 3.- Taullipampa – Huaripampa/Cachinapampa After the Breakfast in the Camp site taullipampa we will start our hiking around 7am. After 3 hours hiking up in the zig-zag path we will reach the Punta Union pass at 4750 masl, from here we will have spectacular views from the mountains such as Taulliraju, Paria, Artesonraju, and others and beautiful lake of Taullicocha then continue hiking down to Morococha lakes pass them and arrive to Cachinapampa Camp place. After 4 hours hiking down form Punta Union Pass, camping at 3850 masl walking time is approximately 8 or 9 hours, 12Km approx Day 4.- Huaripampa - Vaquería - Llanganuco Valley and return to Huaraz Last day breakfast in the camp site, we start hiking along the valley down to Huaripampa then turn to right side and climb a small part for about 40 minutes to get to Vaqueria. Here our minivan will be waiting for us to take us to Huaraz trough a road crossing the Portachuelo Llanganuco Pass (4,750m). The road leads up to the pass through quinoa forests and meadows before opening out as we approach the lakes. Another place to have your camera ready as the lovely Llanganuco Valley which comes into view. You will also see the east flank of Huascaran with both North and South peaks providing the backdrop to a vista that will include the Huandoy group (6,395m), Chopicalqui (6,354m) and the awe-inspiring Chacraraju (6,112m). we will descend down into the Llanganuco Valley.

$107 Cultural & Theme Tours

Parón Lake

Departure from Huaraz city  at the agreed time, the route is in the northern part of the Callejón de Huaylas, arriving at Carhuaz where we will make a small stop to have breakfast then we will continuous our trip we will pass for yungay, caraz from where the road deviates towards the east going through the Parón Town, arriving at the front of the Quebrada de Parón and the Lake of the same name, located at 4170 m.a.s.l. of altitude, we will walk 40 minutes aproximately to arrive to a sightseeing point from here you have a panoramic view of the lake and the mountains like  huaydoy, chacraraju, piramide, paron, caraz and aguja and finally we will return and to Huaraz.

$30 Day Trips & Excursions

Parón Lake

Departure from Huaraz city  at the agreed time, the route is in the northern part of the Callejón de Huaylas, arriving at Carhuaz where we will make a small stop to have breakfast then we will continuous our trip we will pass for yungay, caraz from where the road deviates towards the east going through the Parón Town, arriving at the front of the Quebrada de Parón and the Lake of the same name, located at 4170 m.a.s.l. of altitude, we will walk 40 minutes aproximately to arrive to a sightseeing point from here you have a panoramic view of the lake and the mountains like  huaydoy, chacraraju, piramide, paron, caraz and aguja and finally we will return and to Huaraz.

$550 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Huaraz to Cordillera Blanca 4-Day Santa Cruz Trek Adventure

Day 1 - Huaraz - Cashapampa - LlamacorralWe will leave Huaraz around 7am from your hotel and drive along the Callejon de Huaylas passing several villages of Carhuaz, Yungay and Caraz. Then continue to the trail head Cashapampa 2900masl, where we will meet our donkey drivers. After to prepare and leave thing to packed. We will start hiking up by narrow and hot valley going up for about 2 hours. Then we will have lunch down the tree’s shadowAfter lunch we will start going up to almost flat area to the first camp place called Llamacorral. The walking time from the lunch area is 2 hours more so the total hiking time is about 4 hours on day 1.Overnight camping at Llamacorral 3760masl. Approximately 5kmDay 2 - Llamacorral - TaullipampaAfter the Andean breakfast in our camp site we will have a moderate hike along the valley enjoying the beautiful lakes called Ichicocha and Jatuncocha turquoise lakes. We will arrive to a nice spot where will have lunch at the place called Quisuar. Then after it we will go up to the Alpamayo south base camp to take pictures. We will return after a short walk then continue for few hours to the next camp place called Taullipampa camping at 4200masl. Walking time approx 6 hours, about 8 to 9 km.Day 3 - Taullipampa – Huaripampa/CachinapampaAfter the Breakfast in the Camp site taullipampa we will start our hiking around 7am. After 3 hours hiking up in the zig-zag path we will reach the Punta Union pass at 4750 masl, from here we will have spectacular views from the mountains such as Taulliraju, Paria, Artesonraju, and others and beautiful lake of Taullicocha then continue hiking down to Morococha lakes pass them and arrive to Cachinapampa Camp place. After 4 hours hiking down form Punta Union Pass, camping at 3850 masl walking time is approximately 8 or 9 hours, 12Km approxDay 4 - Huaripampa - Vaquería - Llanganuco Valley and return to HuarazLast day breakfast in the camp site, we start hiking along the valley down to Huaripampa then turn to right side and climb a small part for about 40 minutes to get to Vaqueria. Here our minivan will be waiting for us to take us to Huaraz trough a road crossing the Portachuelo Llanganuco Pass (4,750m). The road leads up to the pass through quinoa forests and meadows before opening out as we approach the lakes. Another place to have your camera ready as the lovely Llanganuco Valley which comes into view. You will also see the east flank of Huascaran with both North and South peaks providing the backdrop to a vista that will include the Huandoy group (6,395m), Chopicalqui (6,354m) and the awe-inspiring Chacraraju (6,112m). we will descend down into the Llanganuco Valley.