Trekking the Huayhuash Circuit

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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.

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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. Rest assured that your CEO has all the expertise, equipment and encouragement needed 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
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 9 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 7 Dinners. (Allow USD130-175 for meals not included.)
  • Public bus, van, hiking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local mountain guide on Huayhuash trek.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 8
  • Hotels (5 nts), camping (7 nts).
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Day 1Lima

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Lima/Huaraz(1B)

In the morning travel by bus to Huaraz.

Day 3Huaraz

Enjoy a free day to acclimatize to the altitude. Opt to explore the city, go horseback riding, or biking.

Day 4Huaraz/Chiquián

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

Day 5Chiquián/Nevado Yerupajá(1B, 1L, 1D)

Seven days of trekking with an expert mountain guide along the challenging and spectacular Huayhuash Circuit.

Day 6Nevado Yerupajá/Nevado Rondoy(1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 2 of the Huayhuash Circuit trek where we trek the Rondoy Pass.

Day 7Nevado Rondoy/Loma Ollocuyoc(1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 3 of Huayhuash Circuit Trek through Cuartelwain, Mitucocha, and Trapecio Pass.

Day 8Loma Ollocuyoc/Laguna Carhuacocha(1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 4 of the Huayhuash Circuit, where we trek through the Carhuac Pass.

Day 9Laguna Carhuacocha/Cordillera Huayhuash(1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 5 of the Huayhuash Circuit, where we trek the Siula Pass.

Day 10Cordillera Huayhuash/Loma Ollocuyoc(1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 6 of the Huayhuash Circuit, where we trek the Trapecio Pass.

Day 11Loma Ollocuyoc/Guanacpatay(1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 7 of the Huayhuash Circuit, where we trek downhill from Camp Cuyoc.

Day 12Guanacpatay/Lima(1B)

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

Day 13Lima(1B)

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