Juan Carlos Lliuya

Certified Mountain UIAGM-IFMGA/AGMP


Welcome to Cordillera Huayhuash

Cordillera Huayhuash trekking
Huayhuash is one of the ten top trekking circuits in the world. Doing this trek you will visit the most amazing places of the Cordillera de los Andes with steeped snow covered peaks, multi color lakes and great diversity of flora and fauna. Six of its peaks overcome 6000m, among them are: Yerupaja 6634m, the seconfd highest mountain of Peru, Siula Grande 6344m, made famous by Joe Sympson in his book "Touching the void", Hirishanca, Carnicero, Rasac an Yerupaja chico. Most of the campsites are set up below these mountains in the shores of the lakes, where there are trouts, if you love fishing you can take with you your fishing kit. No doubt Huayhuash circuit is the best option!

Tour summary

Duration: 15 days (12 trekking days)

Grade: Moderate - difficult

Best time to go: April - October


Day 1: Pick up in the airport and transfer to the chosen hotel, Lima.

Day 2: Lima - Huaraz (3090m).

Day 3: Acclimatization day (69 Lake)

Day 4: Huaraz – Llamac (3250m) – Cuartelhuain (3900m)

Day 5: Cuartelhuain – Qaqanan pass (4700 m) - Mitucocha (4100m)

Day 6: Mitucocha – Carhuac pass (4650m) - Carhuacocha (4138m)

Day 7:Carhuacocha – Siula pass (4800m) - Huayhuash (4100m)

Day 8: Huayhuash – Portachuelo pass (4750m) - Viconga lake (4407m)

Day 9: Laguna Viconga – Cuyoc pass( 5000m) - Guanacpatay (3900m)

Day 10: Guanacpatay – Huayllapa (3600m)

Day 11: Huayllapa – Tapush pass (4800m) - Gashpapampa (4700m)

Day 12: Gashpapampa - Yahucha pass( 4750m) - Jahuacocha (4070m)

Day 13: Jahuacocha – Free day

Day 14: Jahuacocha – Llamac – Huaraz

Day 15: Huaraz - Lima, return to your country or another activity.

Our program includes:

  • Transfer Lima - Huaraz - Lima
  • Accomodation

  • All guiding service
  • All food during climbing days
  • Fee entrance to Huascaran National Park
  • Cook
  • Horse man and pack animals
  • Camping equipment
  • All the logistic.
  • Doesn't include:

  • Personal equipment and ensurance
  • Food in the city
  • Alcoholic and asified drinks.