Trekking the Huayhuash Circuit

From$1679USD
Was $2099  — Savings of 20% on Jun. 07, 2014
13 days,Lima to Lima
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Take in the glacial alpine scenery along the Huayhuash Circuit, challenge yourself conquering the high-altitude mountain passes, sleep in tents under the stars in the remote wilderness.

Comparable to the Himalayas and the Rockies in terms of snow-capped alpine beauty, Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash is a mountain-climber’s dream come true. Located in one of the most remote sections of the Andes, the range asks a lot from those who trek it, but your CEO has all the expertise, equipment and encouragement you’ll need to get the most out of these majestic peaks. Great on its own, this trip gets even better when paired with a Machu Picchu trek or any other Peru-based adventure.

What's Included

  • 8-day trek along the Huayhuash Circuit with an expert mountain guide.
  • 7 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 7 Dinners. (Allow USD130-175 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (5 nts), camping (7 nts).
  • Public bus, van, hiking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local mountain guide on Huayhuash trek.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 8

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Offer valid for new bookings only with international air travel originating in North America added to a land booking. Not valid with any other discount, offer or promotion. Subject to availability. Must book by June 30, 2014, for travel by February 1, 2015. Subject to airline regulations and restrictions.

Day 1 Lima

Arrive at any time.

Day 2-3 Huaraz

Travel by bus to Huaraz. Free day to acclimatize to the altitude, explore the city or take optional excursions like horseback riding or biking.

Day 4 Chiquián

Transfer by private vehicle to the small Andean village of Chiquián to prepare for the trek ahead.

Days 5-11 Trekking the Huayhuash Circuit (6B,7L,7D)

Seven days of trekking with an expert mountain guide along the challenging and spectacular Huayhuash Circuit. The days are spent in remote, high-altitude wilderness, surrounded by alpine scenery including snow-capped peaks, immense glaciers, emerald glacial lagoons, and mountain vegetation. Nights are spent camping under the stars. Several very high altitude passes are traversed, challenging the best of hikers ready to push themselves for the ultimate reward of unmatched and remote mountain scenery unlike anywhere else on Earth.

Day 12 Cajatambo / Lima (B)

Finish the trek in the village of Cajatambo and transfer by private van back to Lima.

Day 13 Lima

Depart at any time.

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