Pastoruri Glacier Full Day Bus Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Huaraz

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Pastoruri magnificent mountain landscape with wide opened view of the Cordillera Blanca offers wonderful and interesting points to visit. Adventure tour that combined with a full day bus tour for someone who likes adventurous travels, good option to visit the glacier or who wants to practice ice climbing.
Full Day Bus Tours to Pastoruri GlacierMake sure you take breakfast in the morning at your hotel at around 7am. The tour will start at 8am driving south side Huaraz. At 25km we will visit Recuay province at 3300masl, and continue to Ticampampa 3400masl, Catac 3500masl, continue to Pachacoto. From here we will turn east side by unpaved road wonderful landscape of highlands full of straw and cold wind, traditional for sheep herders. After 15km from highway we will stop next to small lake called Patococha for birds watching, wild ducks, andean goose, caracara birds and others.The next stop will be at Gasified water stream drinkable gasified water flowing underground, then continue to next stop at enormous flowers of PuyaRaymondi, and changing color. Small lake at Pumapampachanging color is effect of radiation of the sun and mineral containing rocky inside the waterContinue to petroglyph paints, then after few km, approx 10, we will arrive to Pastoruri parking place, from here to get the Ice Mountain is about 1km. You can make easy hiking or horse back ride to get the snow mountain of Pastoruri. Once here you will enjoy walking around and visit the Iced Lake and Ice cave.After few hours in Pastoruri, we'll get back the same way until catac for late lunch. After lunch we drive directly to Huaraz arriving around at 5 or 6pm.

What’s included

  • All activities
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Pastoruri Glacier

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
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