Huayhuash Trekking + Pisco Climbing – 15 Days
Day 1: Huaraz – Chiquian – Llamac – Cuartelhuain 4100m/13448ft
This first time after breakfast in the hotel the guide and the other personal will be go to pick up for you to the hotel, we will start the travel at 8:00am. Approximately to the south side for Huaraz. Passing for the different district; Recuay, Ticapampa, Catac and Conococha at (4100m/13448ft). Then will travel to the east side and south East to Chiquian at (3400m/11152ft). Where you can to buy something, the travel take 2 hours then we have to down for about 1 hour and half the go up to Pocpa for about 1 hour more a long this travel we will observe the Mountains on the east side such as Ninashanca, Jirishanca, Yerupaja, etc. Arrive to Cuartelhuain around 4:00pm where we will have a lunch, overnight camping at (4100m/13448ft).
Day 2: Cuartelhuain – Cacanan Pass (4700m/15416ft) – Mitucocha
This day after breakfast we will start our trek at 9:00am from Cuartelhuain the Punta Cacanan pass at (4700m/15416ft) we will climb enjoy the nice views our around such as Chaupijanca and cunchush after this pass we will go down for about 2 hours half to the camp site from Mitucocha where we can enjoy the nice view of Nicashaca, Jirishinca and Rondoy mountains, overnight camping at (4200m/13776ft).
Day 3: Mitucocha – Carhuac Pass (4500m/14760ft) – Carhuacocha
This day after breakfast we will start our trekking at 9:00am to the south east go up for about 2 – 3 hours to Carhuac pass at (4500m/14760ft) where we can enjoy the nice Jirishanca mount in the south site then will be go to down for about I hour half to Carhuacocha lake, Jirishanca, Yerupaja and Siula in the west site, overnight camping at (4250m/13940ft).
Day 4: Carhuacocha – Siula Pass (4850m/15908ft) – Huayhuash
After breakfast in the morning we will start our trekking at 8:30am we will go down for about 30 minutes near the Carhuacocha lake for about 4 hours after visit this lake we will continue go up to Siula pass (4850m/15908ft) for about 2 hours where we can see mountains such as: Jirishanca, Yerupaja, Siula and carnicero. After this we will do down to Huayhuash for about 2 hours half where we can see trapecio mount in the west side. Overnight camping at (4300m/14104ft).
Day 5: Huayhuash – Portachuelo Pass (4700m/15416ft) – Viconga
After breakfast in Huayhuash we will to start at 08:00am, after 1 hour climb up will be arriving to Portachuelo pass at (4700m/15416ft). Where we will enjoy the splendid views of Trapecio, Cuyoc and other mounts, after that we will start to descend to Viconga for about 4 hours approximately, lunch during the hike, after the client can go to the thermal waters of Jatuncocha, overnight Camping at (4100m/13448ft).
Day 6: Viconga – Punta Cuyoc Pass (4900m/16072ft) – Elefantepampa
After breakfast in Viconga we will start climb up to Cuyoc pass at (4900m/16072ftG) the highest pass of the circuit, from here we can see the nice peaks of Puscanturpa, Cuyoc and Pumarinri glaciers. After to enjoy us will start descend to Elefantepampa for about 2 hours and half approximately, where we will enjoy the sun set of Cuyoc Mount, overnight camping at (4250m/13940ft).
Day 7: Elefantepampa – San Antonio Pass (5000m/16400ft)– Huayllapa
After breakfast in Elefantepampa, we will start climb up to San Antonio Pass (4900m/16072ft) for about 2 hours approximately, from there we will have wonderful views of the lakes: Siula, Sarapo and Jurau, where English Climber Joe Simpson made a film “Touching the Void”, we will start to descent down for the same way-valley for about one hour and half, then about 3 hours of descent of the Huanacpatay Valley, we will set our camping in Huayllapa.
Day 8: Huayllapa – Tapush Pass (4800m/15744ft) – Gaspapampa
After breakfast in the Camp Huallapa, we will start to climb up to Tapush Pass (4800m/15744ft) for about 4 hours, arriving around 4pm, then you will have hot drinks as usual in each camp site we will have dinner and overnight in Gaspapampa.
Day 9: Gaspapampa – Yaucha (4800m /15744ft) – Jahuacocha
After breakfast in the Camp we going up to Yaucha Pass at (4800m/15744ft) for about 2 hours, where we can see the nice mountains in the East side such as: Jirishanca, Ninashanca, Yerupaja and others; after that we continue going up to Jahuacocha for about 2 hours more, Overnight Camping at (4100m/13448ft).
Day 10: Jahuacocha – Llamac – Huaraz
After breakfast in Jahuacocha we will start hike for about 1 hour, then we will start going up to Pampallamac Pass (4300m/14104ft) for about 1 hour half, where we can enjoy the splendid views of nice mounts such as: Yerupaja, Ninashanca, Siula and Diablo Mudo, then we go down to Llamac for about 1 hour half, where transportation will be waiting for us to transfer to Huaraz 3 hours travel from Llamac to Huaraz.
Day 11: Huaraz – rest day
This day the clients will have free day to walk around the city and make some purchases to leave climbing Pisco next morning.
Day 12: Huaraz – Cebollapampa – Pisco Base Camp (4500m/14760ft)
After the breakfast in the Hotel we will aboard the Bus to go along the Callejón de Huaylas in the north side of Huaraz. Passing different traditional Andean towns, first arriving and making the first stop in Carhuas (2650m/8692ft), here we will find the traditional made at home Ice-Creams from local fruits, then we will enjoy Carhuaz native products, then we will continue with our travel to the next stop in the ancient town of Yungay, this city was buried by an Avalanche that fell down from Huascarán Mountain in 1970, the New Yungay (2500m/8200ft), from here we have to start going up to the Llanganuco Valley, almost in the base of Huascarán Mountain in its north side, for the entrance to the Llanganuco Valley we will register in the National Parks Control, after we will visit the two lakes of Llanganuco, where we will have Lunch, then we will continue going up to the Base Camp of Pisco, if it is not cloud we will appreciate the impressionant peaks of the Mountains, Huascarán, Chopicalqui, Pisco, Huandoy, and others, we will arrive to the base Camp Pisco accompanied by the donkey drivers and mountain staff around 3 pm. overnight at (4500m/14760ft).
Day 13: Base Camp – Moraine Camp (4500m/14760ft)
After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will have free morning to check our climbing equipments, then we will lunch around 12:00hours, after that we will start hike up for about 3 hours half over rocky path to the moraine camp; we will have dinner later afternoon, overnight camping at (4850m/15908ft).
Day 14: Moraine Camp – climb up to the summit (5750m/18860ft) – Base Camp
After the breakfast in the Moraine Camp at 4:00am approximately we will start climbing up for about 1 hour to get the glacier, here we’ll have to put our climbing equipment to start climbing up to the Pisco Summit, after climbing up for about 1 hour we’ll get a quite all of 40mtrs and 50 ° of difficult, after this all we have to climbing for about 2 hours half to get the Summit (5750m/18860ft), where we’ll enjoy the nice views of different mountains such as: Artesonraju, Alpamayo, Caraz, Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Yanapaccha, Chacraraju, Brogui, Huandoys, etc and a splendid turquoise lake of name (69 lake), after few minutes we’ll start go down to the Moraine Camp, when the porters will be waiting for us already with our equipments to continue go down to the base Camp, arriving to the Base Camp around 4:00pm approximately, overnight Camping at (4500m/14760ft).
Day 15: Base Camp – Llanganuco Lake – Back to Huaraz
After the last breakfast in the base camp of the Pisco Mountain, we will descend to Cebollapampa, here will be waiting our private bus, and then immediately will aboard the bus to go back to Huaraz, passing the Llanganuco lake and then we will arrive the Control of Huascaran national Park, where we will registering whit our passport, then we will continue go down to Yungay, after this we will continue along the Callejon de Huaylas to the South side, arriving to Huaraz around 5pm approximately. Transfer to the Hotel.