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|Summary: Chopicalqui is a beautiful mountain of
considerable height considered between highest of the white
mountain range, it is possible to scale it in just a short
time due to two factors one is the access to vehicular that
it approximately takes us until 3800m and the second is that
the mountain is quite next to the entrance valley.
|Intineray Day by Day:(B)= breakfast / (L)= lunch /
Day 01: Huaraz – Llanganuco – Chopicalqui Base Camp
(4200m/13776ft). (L) (D)
After the breakfast in the Hotel we will aboard the private
bus to go along the Callejón de Huaylas in the north side of
Huaraz, after driving for 2 hours aprox we will register in
the National Parks Control, passing the Llanganuco lake
Chinancocha and Orconcocha, where we will have Lunch, then
in the early afternoon we will continue going up to the
Ancush Valley between Huascarán and Chopicalqui, we will
arrive to the Base Camp around 2pm. overnight camping at
Day 02: Base Camp – Moraine Camp (4700m/15416ft). (B) (L)
After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will hike up to the
Moraine Camp for about 4 hours, during this hike we will
enjoy the splendid view in the north site like Pisco,
Huandoys and Chacraraju peaks, lunch along the way, after
arrive to the camp in the afternnon we will check our
climbing equipments for the next day, dinner and overnight
Camping at (4700m/15416ft).
Day 03: Moraine Camp – Camp 1 of Chopicalqui
(5500m/18040ft). (B) (L) (D)
After the breakfast we will climb up for about 40 minutes
over the rocky paths to get the glacier, where we will put
our climbing gears to start climbing for about 3 hours to
the Camp 1, where we will enjoy the splendid views of nice
peaks like Chacraraju, Huandos, etc, overnight over the
glacier at (5500m/18040ft).
Day 04: Camp 1 – Climb up Chopicalqui – Moraine Camp
(4700m/15416ft). (B) (L) (D)
This day will be a little hard to climb, we will leave at
3:00am in the morning after breakfast, climbing for about 4
to 5 hours will get the summit (6534m/21431ft), then after
enjoy the views for few minutes will come back to the Camp
1, where the cook will be waiting with hot water to drink,
then we will continue go down to Moraine Camp for about 2
hours more, arriving around 4:00pm, Overnight Camping at
Day 05: Moraine Camp – Base Camp – Huaraz. (B) (L)
After the last breakfast in the Moraine Camp of Chopicalqui,
we will descend to the Base Camp for about 1 hour half,
continue go down to the highway called Curva de Chopicalqui,
where our transfer will be waiting for us, from here to
Yungay will take 2 hours, along this travel we will pass the
Llanganuco lake and then we will arrive the of Huascaran
National Park Control, where we will registering whit our
passport, then we will continue go down to Yungay, after
this we will continue traveling along the Callejon de
Huaylas to Huaraz for about 1 hour more. Arriving to Huaraz
around 17:00hours approximately. Transfer to the Hotel.
THE CLIMBING COST INCLUDES:
•Transfer Lima - Huaraz - Lima.
•Qualified and experienced local guide/s UIAGM. (English and
•Additional guides and porters where necessary
•Climbing permits - Huascaran National Park.
•Porters, cook, horse man and pack animals
•06 or 07 days climb to alpamayo mountain
•All food during climbing days.
•Cook and assistants.
•Group Equipment: ropes, tents, stoves etc and all supplies
necessary to make a safe and strong bid for the summit
•Group First aid kit.
•All guiding service.
•All the logistic.
THE CLIMBING DOES NOT INCLUDED:
•Meals and hotels in Lima and Huaraz.
•Excess equipment over the 20kg per person allowance.
•Personal clothing and gear to include sleeping bag and
•Personal expenses such as alcohol, phone calls, gifts,
laundry, room service and so forth
•Extras at hotel (i.e. telephone, laundry, internet…).
•Departure taxes at the airport. (International departure
tax is currently $30.25),
•Excess weight for your luggage.
•Any rescue costs.
•Meals not specified.
•Any personal charges.
•Any costs associated with early departure from the
•Return flights to Lima, Peru.
•Others expenses not specified in Inclusions above.
WE RECOMMEND TO BRING:
•Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in
Huaraz for a few dollars).
•Strong, comfortable footwear.
•One complete change of clothing (you can afford to carry
more changes of clothing if you hire a personal porters, see
•Sweater and jacket (something warm).
•Water bottle, ideally non disposable canteen (boiled
drinking water will be provided).
•Torch / Flashlight and batteries.
•Hat or cap to protect you from the sun.
•Sun block (sun protection cream).
•Insect repellent, absolutely the most important item for
this hike is bug spray. Anything with a lot of DEET with do
the job, anything less is simply not sufficient. Bug spray
MUST be bought in Huaraz, as it cannot be found even in
•Toiletries, towel and toilet paper.
•Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit,
biscuits, energy bars etc.
•Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries, cash in soles
•Swimsuit (if you plan on visiting the hot springs at
Hunacarhuaz after the trek)
•Optional: walking Poles /sticks rubber covers necessary
(can be hired from our office for US$30 for the 15 day trek)
•You also need to bring a copy of your passport on the
Person 950 US$ . Minimum 4 people.
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