This Huayhuash hike trek combine with part of the Cordillera Raura. Both mountain ranges are located within the Andes in Peru. It is possible to do this trek in 7 – 8 days. Huayhuash to Cordillera Raura trekking, Family Trips to Peru.
one of the most impressive and beautiful trekking in the world after the himalayas range. Huayhuash count with many beautiful crystal water lakes and twenty mountains and six mountain peaks over 6000m. Yerupaja.(6635m). The second highest in Peru after the Huascaran at 6768m. Siula Grande (6340m) Famous by the film Touching The Void
. The real history of Joe Simpson and Simon Yates.
less known located in the heart of the peruvian andes, Raura count with beautiful mountains over 5000m. Santa Rosa (5650m) Torres de Cristal (5500m) Siete Caballeros (5500m) Leon Huacanan ( 5420m) Quesillojanca ( 5320m) Niño Perdido (5148m) and impressive beautiful mountain lakes as Surasaca lake.
small town at 2080m. Count with many medicinal hot spring each weekend there are many national and international tourist.
We recommend Acclimatization hike day:
• Willcacocha Lake 3600m.
• Churup Lake at 4400m
• Llanganuco and 69 lake at 4600m
• Shallap lake 4250m
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Siula Pass 4800m.
7 days / 6 night
6 – 8 Hours
May to September
Day 1.- Huaraz – Chiquian – Llamac – Cuarttelhuain
After breakfast in Hotel, our guide will pick up you then drive to the village of Chiquian, Llamac and finally Cuartelhuain, our first camp at 4,100m. Place where our donkey driver will be waiting for us and ready for next day.
Approx. 5 Hours
Day 2.- Cuartelhuain – Cacanan Pass – Mitucocha
In the morning we climb up to our first pass Punta Cacanan (4700m) then descend to our camp at the beautiful lake Laguna Mitucocha (4150m). From our camp we have close views of the huge peaks Rondoy, Jirishanca, Ninashanca.
Approx. 6 Hours
Day 3.- Mitucocha – Carhuac Pass – Carhuacocha
We climb up to Carhuac pass (4650m) then descend to our camp at the big lake Laguna Carhuacocha (4250m) 6 hours. From our camp we look directly up the lake to the peaks and ice fields of Siula and the two peaks of Yerupaja mountain.
Approx. 6 Hours
Day 4.- Carhuacocha – Siula Pass 4800m.– Huayhuash
A long day, with a choice of routes via Punta Siula (4800m) before the pass we will see the three lakes of different colours as: Laguna Siula, Laguna Quesillococha and Laguna Jancacocha the mountains Yerupaja, Yerupaja Chico Siula Grande.
Aprox. 8 – 9 Hours
Day 5.- Huayhuash – Portachuelo Pass 4600n. – Viconga
We climb up to Portachuelo pass (4,650m) from where you will see the Cordillera Raura and the Leon Huacanan peak, Quesillojanca, Santa Rosa and others then go down, passing by the Viconga lake We will arrive to camping place ( there are hot spring )
Approx.. 6 hours.
Day 6.- Viconga – Surasaca Lake - Churin
After our last delicious breakfast hike up to Surasaca pass ( 4650m) from there you will have spectacular views of the Cordillera Raura and part of the Cordillera Huayhuash, then descend to the beautiful lake of surasaca. Where our transport will be waiting for us then transfer to Churin town. Overnight Hotel.
Day 7.- Churin – Huacho – Lima
In the morning we will take bus to Lima , it can be to Hotel or directly to Lima Aiport.
We can organize Huayhuash to Churin
trek beginning on any date during the months of April through September for a group of 2 to more.
The cost of going privately can be surprisingly reasonable. Please contact us to discuss the itinerary and your preferred dates. We will then send you a quote, no strings attached.
The price depends of group size – Contact us