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 16 DAYS your arrival and will be waiting for you.
2nd day.- Huaraz – Yungay – Cebollapampa (3900 m) – Laguna 69 – Huaraz
We will leave Huaraz at 6:00 a.m. towards the northern part of the Callejon (Alley) de Huaylas to the city of Yungay (at 55 km). From here we will turn towards the east of city Yungay, entering the lakes of Llanganuco about 28 Km. Arriving at the starting point of the trek in Cebollapampa (3900 m) it will take about 4 hours hiking up to arrive at Lake 69. From here we can appreciate the view of Mount Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Pisco, Huandoy, Yanapaccha and Chacraraju. After about an hour enjoying this lake we will return along the same path to Cebollapampa, where we will take the bus back to the city of Yungay - Huaraz.
The organization of personal material and logistical information for the TREKKING CORDILLERA HUAYHUASH 16 DAYS, we will do after the trekking in the evening.
3rd 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).
4th 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).
5th 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).
6th 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).
7th 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).
8th 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).
9th day.- Pampa Elefante (3900m) - Mirador San Antonio (4850 aprox.)
We descend to Calinca (4250) and visit the lake of Jurau (4350) 6 -7 hours.
10th 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.
11th day.- Campamento Calinca (4250) Descend to the village of Huallyapa (3500)
4 -5 hours. We observe the costumes of the living at the village.
12th day.- Pueblo de Huallyapa (3500) Paso Tapush (4800) Campamento Anguscancha (4200)
6-7 hours walking-time. We pass very close to the mountain devil
13th day.- Campamento Anguscancha (4200) - Paso Yaucha (4847) - Jahuacocha (4066).
5-6 hours of walking. Observing the mountains Yerupaja, Jirishanca, Rondoy and others.
14th 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.
15th 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.
16th 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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