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|Summary: The Cordillera Blanca, with the its
tropical mountains, highest of the world, represents an
interesting destiny for the mountain climbers worldwide. It
offers but of 200 summits of between 5,000 and 6,000 meters,
with numerous and interesting layouts of all the
difficulties and magnificos landscapes.
|Intineray Day by Day:(B)= breakfast / (L)= lunch /
Day 01: Huaraz – drive to Portachuelo – hike to the
Moraine Camp (4900m/16072ft). (L) (D)
After the breakfast in the Hotel we will picks up you to go
along the Callejón de Huaylas in the north side from Huaraz.
Passing different and 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 continue our
travel to the next stop in the ancient town of Yungay, this
city was buried by an Avalanche that fell down from
Huascarán north peak 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 that we
will visit the two lakes of Llanganuco called Chinancocha
and Orconcocha, lunh on the way, then we will continue going
up to thePortachuelo, if it is not cloud we will appreciate
the amazing peaks of the Mountains, Huascarán, Chopicalqui,
Pisco, Huandoy, Chacraraju and others; after 4 hours driving
we will start climb up to the Moraine Camp of Yanapaccha for
about 3 more hours with the Guide help, we will check our
climbing gears to leave ready for the next morning, dinner
and overnight at (4900m/16072ft).
Day 02: Moraine Camp – summit day to Yanapaccha
(5460m/17908ft) – Moraine Camp. (B) (L) (D)
This day we will have breakfast early around 03:00hours,
then around 03:30hours we will start climbing, 30 minutes
over the rocky path to get the snow, after that we will
climb up to the summit for about 3 – 4 hours over
(5460m/17908ft), where we will enjoy the nice mountain views
around like Chacraraju, Pisco, Huascaran, Chopicalqui,
Contrahiervas, Huandoys, etc; after that we will start
descend to the Moraine Camp for about 3 hours, lunch at the
Camp, free afternoon and dinner, sleep on the Moraine Camp.
Day 03: Moraine Camp – back to Portachuelo and back to
Huaraz. (B) (L)
After the last breakfast in the Moraine Camp of Yanapaccha,
we will descend to Curva de Portachuelo, there will be
waiting our private car to picks up us and immediately back
driving to Huaraz, passing the same valley of Llanganuco and
then we will get the Huascaran national Park Control again,
where we will registering whit your passport, then we will
continue go down to Yungay, after this we will continue
driving along the Callejon de Huaylas to the South side,
arriving to Huaraz around 5pm approximately. Transfer to the
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$30 for the 15 day trek)
•You also need to bring a copy of your passport on the
Person 750 US$ . Minimum 4 people.
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