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 Churup (4,450m).
We leave Huaraz by private-bus to the little village Pitek (3.850m). At first we pass through another village, which is called Llupa (3.650m). From here we have a beautiful view to the southern part of the Cordillera Blanca. Our trip to the Churup-Lake (4.450m) we start from Pitek. At first we enter the mountain ravine of Churup. After some hours of walking we reach the Lake Churup. Here we stay for one hour before we return to Huaraz - Hostal.
4th day: Huaraz - Chiquian. (3400) - Cuartelhuain (3.900).
Transfer from Huaraz to Chiquian. (3400). From here we leave to Cuartelhuain (3.900). At this place we meet the donkey-driver with his donkeys. We see the first summits like Ninashanca and pass villages like Llamac, Pocpa, Paclla. Then we arrive at our camping-site at Cuartelhuain.
5th day: Cuartelhuain (3900) - Lake Mitococha. (4100) - Lake Carhuacocha (4138).
Walking-time about 6-7 hours. We walk up to the first pass named Cacananpunta (4700) and enjoy the view to mountains like Ninashanca, Rondoy, the lakes of Pucacocha, Yanacocha Chico and el Grande. A bit later we observe the lake Mitococha and the summits of Rondoy and Hirishancay. We follow the foothpath and reach the second pass called Punta Carhuac (4650). We descend through a mountain ravine and arrive at our camping-site of Carhuacocha with its very nice view to the summits of Jirishanca, Yerupaja, Toro, etc.
6th day: Lake Carhuacocha (4138) - Huayhuash. (4100).
Walking time of 6 – 7 hours. We pass the third pass of Carnicero (4600) and descend to the lakes of Atocshaico, Carnicero. Enjoying the view to Siula, Jural, Carnicero and Trapecio.
7th day: Huayhuash (4100) – Lake Viconga (4407).
5-6 hours walking. We leave very early to pass the 4th pass which is named Portachuelo (4750).From here we see the summits of Puscanturpa, Cuyoc, Millpo and parts of the Cordillera Raura. We camp at Viconga (4300). It is possible to take a bath at the hot springs of Atuscancha (4000).
8th day: Lake Viconga (4407) – Paso San Antonio - Guanacpatay (3900) - Pampa Elefacte..
Walking time about 4-5 hours. Today we walk up to the 5th pass named Cuyoc (5000).This ill be the highest pass of our trekking. From here we descend to our camping-site, ascend to the passage of San Antonio where we will have a view of the Cordillera Huayhuash, Lake Sarapococha, Jurau.
9th day: Pampa Elefante (3900) – Huayllapa - Huatiac.
Walking time about 6-7 hours. We descend to the valley of Guanacpatay and pass the farm of Auquimarca where they produce cheese. We camp at Huatiaj (4300m). From here we can se the summit of Díablo Mudo.
10th day: Huatiac (4300) - Jahuacocha (4100).
We leave our camping-site to climb up two more passes: Tapush (4800) and Yyaucha (4800). Then we will reach the lakes of Jahuacocha with its beautiful view to the Cordillera Huayhuash with mountains like Yerupaja, el Hirishanca, Carnicero, Siula, Trapecio etc. Camping at Jahuacocha (4100).
11th day: Laguna Jahuacocha (4066) - Llamac (3250).
Walking time about 5-6 hours. Now we pas the last pass which is named Pampa de Llamac (4300). For the last time we can enjoy the nice view to the Cordillera Huayhuash. We drive to Chiquián (3400). Transfer to Huaraz.
12th day: Travelling back to Lima (bus) – Hotel.
Transfer to Lima (hostal).
13th day: Lima, transfers from hotel to airport. Return to country of origin.
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