10 Days Huayhuash Trek - Fixed Departure 08 May 2020

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Itinerary

Day 1: 8th May: Huaraz – Llamac – Cuartelhuain 5 hours by Car – High Pass 4500 Conococha

Pass By: Chiquian, Chiquian, Ancash Region
Pack your bags leave Huaraz to Llamac 3350m. 5 hours. form Huaraz drive southern. cross wild paramo (puna) Conococha pass 4500m, passing the southernmost peaks of the Cordillera Blanca. The Huayhuash range, containing in a single cluster seven of the highest and most dramatic summits in Peru, reveals itself on our descent to the small town of Llamac continue going-up through the Pocpa valley, and there’s a peasant town typical called Pocpa 3600 the last town in this Valley where we can buy some soda drinks for the sunny way, after a few hours trekking aprox. At 1 pm we’ll have been arrived to Pallca where we’ll have lunch. From here half hours we’ll get our camping place Matacancha at 4100 masl. From here we’ll appreciate the Ninashanca Mountain 5607 masl, Rondoy 5870 masl. Overnight camping at Cuartelhuain at 4200masl
direct drive from Huaraz to Cuartelhuain 5 hour’s aprox plus one hour for lunch
167 Km aprox L/D

Meals included:
• Lunch: trekkers have luch in the midway in a nice spot next to river outdoor camping stye
• Dinner: at camp site Cuartelhuain ready to serve hot drinks and main course soups and dessert
Accommodation included: Camping and overnight at Tents, each tent for two people

Day 2: 9th May: Cuartelhuain – Mitucocha

Stop At: Huayhuash 10530, Peru
In the morning after the breakfast we’ll get ready our things and at 8 am we’ll start our trek, this time it’s going to be a bit difficult because the climbing to the pass will take us about 2 or 3 hours. From the pass we’ll go down then we’ll go-up aprox 30 minutes, we’ll have lunch after the small climb, We’ll take the alternative trail to get early the camping place and not for walking the same route the next day, in this route the passengers will appreciate the Andean rabbits called Vizcachas. Followed to catch by local citizens by its tasty meat, so once we have arrived to our camping place early we’ll have time to go fishing around the lake while our cook prepares the dinner. We will camp at 4170 masl
7.5 miles (12 km), 4-5 hrs of trekking, camp at 13,170 ft (4170 m) B/L/D
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping in Tents for two people

Day 3: 10th May: Mitucocha – Carhuacocha

Stop At: Huayhuash 10530, Peru
as always after our breakfast and packing our things, we’ll start our trekking at 8 am today it is going to be easy. After 3 hours walking we’ll reach the pass where we’ll have lunch, We’ll walk always enjoying the white peaked mountains such as Yerupaja, Jirishanca, and Siula, we’ll get our camp place aprox at 3 or 4 pm. We’ll be surprised by a beautiful lake, keeping the mountain’s silhouettes green colored, so we will have prepared our camp place in the special place facing to the lake. we will have camped at 4150 masl
8.7 miles (14km), 5-6hrs of trekking, camp at 13,695 ft (4150m), Meals: B/L/D
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: camping in tents for two people

Day 4: 11th May: Caruacocha – Huayhuash

Stop At: Huayhuash 10530, Peru
At 8 am after breakfast we start our trekking, relaxed after the rest day before, after going-up aprox for one hour we’ll get easy trail even going-up but not so difficult to get the Carnicero Pass at 4600, after the pass there are scenic places to have lunch next to the Carnicero lakes, from here a few kilometers going-down we’ll arrive to our camping place, 4350 masl.
8.6 miles (13.8 km), 7 hrs of trekking, camp at 14,355 ft (4350 m), Meals: B/L/D

Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: camping in tents for two people

Day 5: 12th May: Huayhuash – Viconga

Stop At: Huayhuash 10530, Peru
After the breakfast we’ll continue our trekking. Easy going-up to the Portachuelo de Huayhuash Pass. From here we’ll go-down to the camp place Viconga to have lunch, and after it, go to the hot springs 20 minutes walking down from the camp place, the others who don’t want go to the hot springs will have free afternoon and rest in the camp place. The camp place will be at 4390 masl.
6.8 mies (11 km), 5-6 hrs of trekking, camp at 14,480 ft (4390m), Meals: B/L/D

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: camping in tents for two people

Day 6: 13 May: Viconga - Huanacpatay

Stop At: Huayhuash 10530, Peru
After the breakfast we’ll continue our trekking. Easy going-up to the Portachuelo de Huayhuash Pass. From here we’ll go-down to the camp place Viconga to have lunch, and after it, go to the hot springs 20 minutes walking down from the camp place, the others who don’t want go to the hot springs will have free afternoon and rest in the camp place. The camp place will be at 4390 masl.
6.8 mies (11 km), 5-6 hrs of trekking, camp at 14,480 ft (4390m), Meals: B/L/D

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: camping in tents for two people

Day 7: 14th May: Huanacpatay - Huayllapa - Huatiac

Stop At: Huayhuash 10530, Peru
Departure at 8 am, start hiking along the valley down to Huayllapa small isolated peasant village lies at 3490 masl, here the small Andean shops will provide us soda drinks, bears, and first house necessities. Arriving around 1pm for lunch and continue hiking up a moderate for about 4 hours, to the next camp site of Huatiac, then dinner and Overnight 4200masl,
11.2 mi. (18 km), 8-10 hrs of trekking, camp at 11,520 ft (4200 m), Meals: B/L/D
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: camping in the tents for two people

Day 8: 15th May: Huatiac - Tapush Pass - Cashpapampa

Stop At: Huayhuash 10530, Peru
This time we’ll have about 5 hours to go-up to the Tapush pass 4800masl, after to get the pass, we will walk down easy trail for about two hours, we will arrive to the camp place late afternoon, overnight at 4417 masl
7.5 mi (12 km), 5-6 hrs of trekking, camp at 14,578 ft (4417 m), Meals: B/L/D
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: camping in tent for two people

Day 9: 16th May: Cashpapampa – Jahuacocha

Stop At: Huayhuash 10530, Peru
After breakfast as always in the morning we’ll start our trekking moderate going-up to the Yaucha Pass 4800 masl, in two hours we’ll stay in the pass, after to rest for making pictures, we’ll continue going down along the Huacrish ravine for aprox three or four hours, and suddenly we’ll be surprised by a beautiful panoramic landscape. The Jahuacocha lake in the base of the mountains Jirishanca, Yerupaja, and Rondoy, beautiful green color lake that lies at 4066 masl camp place, from here we can enjoy the spectacular avalanches coming down from the base of the mountains Jirishanca. Next to our camp, we’ll find a typical Mountain hut for sheepherders; and his owner Mr Delao Huaranga will receive us with a gentle treating just being friendly or to offer us the cool bear and soda waters. he will provide the additional information and tourists enjoy asking for the lifestyle in the mountain as Mr Delao Huaranga’s living with his lot of sheep. Overnight in Jahuacocha at 4050 masl
4.8 mi (7.8 km), 4-5 hrs of trekking, camp at 13,365 ft (4050 m), Meals: B/L/D
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: camping in the tent for two people

Day 10: 17th May: Jahuacocha - Llamac – Huaraz

Stop At: Huayhuash 10530, Peru
this time we will feel that we have to leave the most beautiful long trekking, we’ll go-up easy walking to the Pampallamac place where we’ll say good bye to the Huayhuash Mountains, a few meters down we’ll have lunch, after resting for a few minutes we’ll go-down to Llamac town arriving at 1 or 2 pm aprox then we’ll leave Llamac town driving down along the Llamac river until Timpoc, where the Llamac river and the Pacllon river joins, and from here we’ll start going-up to Chiquian along the Ainin river, arriving to Chiquian at 12m aprox, the passengers will walk round the village, and after continue to Huaraz for 3 hours drive we will get Huaraz non-stop, Hotel
6.21 miles (10 km), 6 hrs of trekking, 4 hours Bus Meals: B/L
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: arrive to Huaraz

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