1st day.- Departure from Lima to Huaraz (by bus).
We will travel by bus from Lima to Huaraz, the capital of the district of Ancash (3100m). The transport provided by the company “Cruz del Sur” includes a “bus cama”, an overnight trip with reclined seats. http://www1.cruzdelsur.com.pe/
Departure time from Lima is at 09:30am and we will arrive in Huaraz at 5:30pm. Pick up at the bus terminal and transfer to the hotel in Huaraz is included.
The staff of "Enrique Expedition Tours" and the Mountain Guide will be informed about TREKKING CORDILLERA HUAYHUASH 15 DAYS your arrival and will be waiting for you.
The organization of personal material and logistical information for the TREKKING CORDILLERA HUAYHUASH 15 DAYS, we will do after the trekking in the evening.
2nd day.- Huaraz (3100m) – Conococha (4050m) – Chiquian – Cuartelhuain (3900m).
Pick up at the hotel and departure by private bus from Huaraz to Chiquian city (3400m). We will continue our journey towards Cuartelhuain (3900m), where we will be expected by our donkeys and donkey drivers to pack everything, so that we can start walking the next day from camp Cuartelhuain.
(Elevation change: +800m; Duration: approx. 5 hours bus travel).
3rd day.- Cuartelhuain (3900m) – Lake Mitococha (4100m).
This day we will continue our trek to Lake Mitococha (4100m). We will pass the first pass of Cacananpunta (4700m). We will observe some mountains like Ninashanca, Rondoy, the lakes of Pucacocha, Yanacocha Chico and Grande (small and big). Later by descending towards lake Mitococha we will get to see the mountains Rondoy and Hirishanca.
(Elevation change: +800m; Duration: approx. 5-6 hours).
4th day.- Lake Mitococha (4100m) – Lake Carhuacocha (4138m).
We will leave the campsite and continue our trekking in passing the second pass of Punta Carhuac (4650m) and descending through the ravine to our camp Carhuacocha. We will enjoy a panoramic view of the mountains Jirishanca, Yerupaja, Toro, etc.
(Elevation change: +550m; Duration: approx. 6-7 hours).
5th day.- Lake Carhuacocha (4138m) – Huayhuash (4100m).
We will pass the third pass of Carnicero (4600m) and descend in between the lakes of Atocshaico, Carnicero. We will see the mountains Siula, Khural, Carnicero and Trapecio.
(Elevation change: +462m; Duration: approx. 6-7 hours).
6th day.- Huayhuash (4100m) – Lake Viconga (4407m).
We will leave very early to pass the fourth pass of Portachuelo (4750m). There we can see the mountains Puscanturpa, Cuyoc, Millpo and a part of the Cordillera Raura. After we will arrive at our campsite in Viconga (4300m) you will have the chance to take a bath in the hot springs of Atuscancha (4000m).
(Elevation change: +650m; Duration: approx. 5-6 hours).
7th day.- Lake Viconga (4407m) – Pampa Elefante (3900m).
We will pass the fifth pass of Cuyoc (5000m), the highest of the entire circuit. Descent through the ravine of Guanacpatay to the camp - Pampa Elephant (3900m).
(Elevation change: +593m; Duration: approx. 6-7 hours).
8th day.- Pampa Elefante (3900m) - Mirador San Antonio (4850 aprox.)
We descend to Calinca (4250) and visit the lake of Jurau (4350) 6 -7 hours.
9th day.- Campamento Calinca (4250) Visiting the lake of Sarapococha (4505)
We return to the same camping-site. We enjoy the view to the summits of Siula. Yerupaja, Carnicero and some others.
10th day.- Campamento Calinca (4250) Descend to the village of Huallyapa (3500)
4 -5 hours. We observe the costumes of the living at the village.
11th day.- Pueblo de Huallyapa (3500) Paso Tapush (4800) Campamento Anguscancha (4200)
6-7 hours walking-time. We pass very close to the mountain devil
12th day.- Campamento Anguscancha (4200) - Paso Yaucha (4847) - Jahuacocha (4066).
5-6 hours of walking. Observing the mountains Yerupaja, Jirishanca, Rondoy and others.
13th day.- Campamento Jahuacocha (4066) Solterococha (4120).
Base-camp of Yerupaja and return. 7-8 hours walking. We walk close to the mountains of the Cordillera Huayhuash.
14th day.- Laguna Jahuacocha (4066) - Llamac (3250).
Walking about 5-6 hours.We pass the last pass of Pampa de Llamac (4300) and see for the last time the summits of the Cordillera Huayhuash. We arrive at Chiquián (3400). Transfer to Huaraz.
15th day.- Departure from Huaraz to Lima (Bus).
Transportation from the hotel to the bus terminal "Cruz del Sur" and depature from Huaraz.
The departure time will be determined by your schedule, in the morning or night.
Morning departure: 11:00 am.
Night departure: 10:30 pm.
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