Santa Cruz Llanganuco Trek Cordillera Blanca

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Day 1: Huaraz (3100 m.a.s.l) - Caraz (2290 m.a.s.l) - Cashapampa (2970 m.a.s.l) - Llamacorral Camp (3760 m.a.s.l).Day 2: Llamacorral (3760 m.a.s.l) - Taullipampa Camp (4250 m.a.s.l).Day 3: Taullipampa (4250 m.a.s.l) - Punta Union Pass (4750 m.a.s.l) - Cachinapampa Camp (3700 m.a.s.l).Day 4: Cachinapampa (3700 m.a.s.l) - Yanachaca (3500 m.a.s.l) - Vaquería (3750 m.a.s.l) - Portachuelo Llanganuco (4767 m.a.s.l) - Huaraz.
Day 1: Huaraz (3100 m.a.s.l) - Caraz (2290 m.a.s.l) - Cashapampa (2970 m.a.s.l) - Llamacorral Camp (3760 m.a.s.l). Travel by bus approx 3 to 4 hours. Trek approx 5 to 6 hours.Pick up from the hotel at 7.00 a.m. for the transfer from Huaraz to Caraz and then to Cashapampa (2970 m.), here we are waiting the donkey-driver and donkeys, to move all the camping gear, personal gear and food for our camps, in Cashapampa start the trek to Llamacorral camp (3760 m.).Meals Included: Snack, tea time and dinner. Day 2: Llamacorral (3760 m.a.s.l) - Taullipampa Camp (4250 m.a.s.l). Trek approx 5 to 6 hours.Departure after breakfast, the camp Llamacorral, is passed by Ichiccocha and Jatuncocha lakes, up by a zigzag path is reached view point of Alpamayo and start Arhuaycocha Valley, from here you can see many mountain as Aguja de Santa Cruz, Pumapampa, Curuicashajana, Quitaraju, Alpamayo, Pucajirca, Artesonraju, Paria, Millishraju Paron, among others. Then the road continues to Taullipampa camp (4250 m.), from where we have a panoramic view of the snowcapped Taulliraju, Artesonraju and Quitaraju.Meals Included: Breakfast, snack, tea time and dinner.Day 3: Taullipampa (4250 m.a.s.l) - Punta Union Pass (4750 m.a.s.l) - Cachinapampa Camp (3700 m.a.s.l).Trek approx 7 to 8 hours.Departure after breakfast from Taullipampa camp, this day is overcome Punta Union pass (4750 m.), from where you have an amazing view of the Cordillera Blanca and the mountains as Taulliraju, the Rinrijircas, the Pucajircas, Quitaraju, Santa Cruz, Artesonraju, Pyramid of Garcilaso, Paria, Millishraju, among others, also it can be seen Santa Cruz and Morococha Huaripampa valleys. Continuing with the route descending to Cachinapampa camp (3700 m.).Meals Included: Breakfast, snack, teatime and dinner.Day 4: Cachinapampa (3700 m.a.s.l) - Yanachaca (3500 m.a.s.l) - Vaquería (3750 m.a.s.l) - Portachuelo Llanganuco (4767 m.a.s.l) - Huaraz. Trek approx 3 to 4 hours. Travel by bus from 4 to 5 hours.Departure after breakfast from Cachinapampa camp, trek along Valley Huaripampa picturesque villages are observed as Huaripampa, Yanachaca (3500 m.), Colcabamba, also has a spectacular view of Chacraraju, ascent to the village of Vaqueria, here take the bus for the return to Huaraz, On the way we passed by the Portachuelo Llanganuco pass (4767 m.), from where you have panoramic views of Huascaran Chopicalqui, Chacraraju, the four peaks of Huandoys, Pisco. Then we descend to the valley and Llanganuco Lakes (Chinancocha and Orconcocha), the road continues to Yungay and transfer to Huaraz. Transfer to the hotel, end of our services.Meals Included: Breakfast, snack.

What’s included

  • Briefing with the guide the day before the trek.
  • Qualified professional trekking guide.
  • Professional mountain cook.
  • Assistant of guide and cook more than 8 people or big groups.
  • Donkey drivers, donkeys (12 kilos per person, baggage and personal clothing)
  • More than 06 people 01 emergency horse.
  • Transfer from Huaraz to different start and end points of the Trekking in private transport.
  • Camping tent (03 squares are for the use of 02 people)
  • Sleeping bag (-5 °C approx.) and personal inflatable mattress.
  • Kitchen tent, dining tent, toilet tent.
  • All Kitchen and dining equipment, plates, cups, utensils, etc.
  • Tables, chairs, lamps.
  • All meals during the trek (vegetarian option). 03 Breakfasts, 04 snacks, 03 tea time and 03 dinners.
  • Basic First aid kit and oxygen.
  • Radio communicator and cellular (coverage areas)
  • Permanent and personalized assistance from our Travel. Information complete pre-departure, extension services or others themes.

What’s not included

  • Extra hotel nights in the city, Huaraz.
  • Drinks and food in the city of Huaraz during his stay.
  • Taxi, laundry, telephone call, etc.
  • Extra days for delayed or anticipated arrivals.
  • Does not include tips.
  • Does not include the first breakfast, the last dinner on the trekking and climbing routes.

Itinerary

Day 1: Huaraz (3100 m.a.s.l) - Caraz (2290 m.a.s.l) - Cashapampa (2970 m.a.s.l) - Llamacorral Camp (3760 m.a.s.l). Travel by bus approx 3 to 4 hours. Trek approx 5 to 6 hours. Pick up from the hotel at 7.00 a.m. for the transfer from Huaraz to Caraz and then to Cashapampa (2970 m.), here we are waiting the donkey-driver and donkeys, to move all the camping gear, personal gear and food for our camps, in Cashapampa start the trek to Llamacorral camp (3760 m.). Meals Included: Snack, tea time and dinner.  
Day 2: Llamacorral (3760 m.a.s.l) - Taullipampa Camp (4250 m.a.s.l). Trek approx 5 to 6 hours. Departure after breakfast, the camp Llamacorral, is passed by Ichiccocha and Jatuncocha lakes, up by a zigzag path is reached view point of Alpamayo and start Arhuaycocha Valley, from here you can see many mountain as Aguja de Santa Cruz, Pumapampa, Curuicashajana, Quitaraju, Alpamayo, Pucajirca, Artesonraju, Paria, Millishraju Paron, among others. Then the road continues to Taullipampa camp (4250 m.), from where we have a panoramic view of the snowcapped Taulliraju, Artesonraju and Quitaraju. Meals Included: Breakfast, snack, tea time and dinner.
Day 3: Taullipampa (4250 m.a.s.l) - Punta Union Pass (4750 m.a.s.l) - Cachinapampa Camp (3700 m.a.s.l). Trek approx 7 to 8 hours. Departure after breakfast from Taullipampa camp, this day is overcome Punta Union pass (4750 m.), from where you have an amazing view of the Cordillera Blanca and the mountains as Taulliraju, the Rinrijircas, the Pucajircas, Quitaraju, Santa Cruz, Artesonraju, Pyramid of Garcilaso, Paria, Millishraju, among others, also it can be seen Santa Cruz and Morococha Huaripampa valleys. Continuing with the route descending to Cachinapampa camp (3700 m.). Meals Included: Breakfast, snack, teatime and dinner.
Day 4: Cachinapampa (3700 m.a.s.l) - Yanachaca (3500 m.a.s.l) - Vaquería (3750 m.a.s.l) - Portachuelo Llanganuco (4767 m.a.s.l) - Huaraz. Trek approx 3 to 4 hours. Travel by bus from 4 to 5 hours. Departure after breakfast from Cachinapampa camp, trek along Valley Huaripampa picturesque villages are observed as Huaripampa, Yanachaca (3500 m.), Colcabamba, also has a spectacular view of Chacraraju, ascent to the village of Vaqueria, here take the bus for the return to Huaraz, On the way we passed by the Portachuelo Llanganuco pass (4767 m.), from where you have panoramic views of Huascaran Chopicalqui, Chacraraju, the four peaks of Huandoys, Pisco. Then we descend to the valley and Llanganuco Lakes (Chinancocha and Orconcocha), the road continues to Yungay and transfer to Huaraz. Transfer to the hotel, end of our services. Meals Included: Breakfast, snack.
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