1st day: Arrival at Lima, transfer from the airport to the hotel in Lima
2nd day: Lima – Huaraz (bus).
Transfer to Huaraz (distance: 400 km from Lima), passing the Conococha (4,050m), transfer from the bus-station to the hotel. “Cruz del Sur” http://www1.cruzdelsur.com.pe/
3rd day: Acclimatization trek to Lake 69 (4400m).
We leave Huaraz heading north, at kilometer 55 we arrive at the city of Yungay. From there we drive by taxi to the lakes of Llanganuco. A bit later we arrive at Cebollapampa (3.900m). From that place we start walking for about 4 hours until the Lake 69. The lake offers a beautiful view to the summits of the mountains Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Pisco, Huandoy, Yanapaccha and Chacraraju. We stay at the lake for one hour before we return to Cebollapampa. From there we drive back to Huaraz - Huaraz.
4th day: Huaraz - Chiquian. (3400) - Llamac (3250) - Cuartelhuain. (3900).
We drive from Huraz to Chiquian (3400m). From here we drive to Llamac (3250m). Here we meet the donkey-driver and his donkeys. At 11.00 am we leave Llamac and walk to Cuartelhuain. (3900). During our walk we can enjoy the view to the first mountain tops like Ninashanca and we pass through rural villages like Pocpa and Paclla before we arrive our camping-site Cuartelhuain. Walking-time about 6-7 hours.
5th day: Cuartelhuain (3900) - Laguna de Mitococha. (4100).
Walking-time 5 – 6 hours. Today we pass our first pass which is called Cacananpunta (4700) and see the summits of Ninashanca, Rondoy, the lakes Pucacocha, Yanacocha Chico and el Grande. After that we descend until the Camping of Mitococha. From here we have a nice view to the tops of Rondoy and Hirishanca.
6th day: Lake Mitococha (4100) - Lake Carhuacocha (4138).
Walking-time 5-6 hours. We climb up to the second pass of Punta Carhuac (4650). Then we descend through the mountain ravine to our camping-site of Carhuacocha.From here we can enjoy the beautiful landscape with the summits of Jirishanca, Yerupaja, Toro, etc.
7th day: Lake Carhuacocha (4138) - Huayhuash. (4100).
Walking-time about 6-7 hours. Now we pass the third pass which is named Paso de Carnicero (4600). We descend to the lakes of Atocshaico, Carnicero and see the mountains Siula, Jural, Carnicero y Trapecio.
8th day: Huayhuash (4100) – Lake Viconga (4407).
Walking-time 5-6 hours. Today we climb up to the pass of Portachuelo (4750) and enjoy the view to the mountains Puscanturpa, Cuyoc, Millpo and parts of the Cordillera Raura.Then we arrive at our camping-site Viconga (4300). It is possible to take a bath at the hot springs of Atuscancha (4000).
9th day: Lake Viconga (4407) – Guanacpatay (3900) - San Antonio (4850 aprox.).
4- 5 hours. Passing the 5th pass of Cuyoc (5000). It`s the most highest one. We descend to our camping-site and enjoy the view to the mountains of Cuyoc, San Antonio, Trapecio and Puscanturpa, Descending to the camping Guanacpatay.
10th day: Guanacpatay (3900) - Huatiaj (4200).
Walking-time about 6-7 hours. We descend to Guanacpatay and reach the village of Huayllapa - Huatia. After that we ascend to the camping of Huatilla, observing the camp of the mountain Diablo mudo – Juituhuarco and Rosario.
11th day: Huatiaj (4200) - Laguna Jahuacocha (4066).
Today we pass the point of Punta Tapush (4900) and observe the mountains Auxilio, Diablo Mudo. Besides we walk up to the pass of Yaucha (4800). Where the groups usually descend to the mountain ravine of Haucrish we can see parts of the glacier of Hirishanca and Yerupaja. We arrive at the lake of Jahuacocha, camping.
12th day: Laguna Jahuacocha (4066) - Llamac (3250).
Now we pass the last pass of our trekking. This pass is called paso de Pampa de Llamac (4300). For the last time we enjoy the view to the mountains of Cordillera Huayhuash. We drive back to Chiquian. Transport to Huaraz.
13th day: Travelling back to Lima (bus) – Hotel.
Transfer to Lima (hostal).
14th day: Lima, transfers from hotel to airport. Return to country of origin.
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