Av. Interoceanica S/N Barrio de Nueva Florida - Huaraz - Perú
0051 043426857 / +51 943 601427


Duration: 10 Days / 09 Nights

+ Program

  • Name Trek: Cedros - Alpamayo
  • Maximum height: 4850 m/15,908 feet
  • Difficulty: Hard trek
  • Length: 10 D / 09 N
  • Place: Cordillera Blanca
  • Route: Trekking Cedros Alpamayo
  • Prefered Time: May – October
  • Start Climbing: Huaraz – Ancash – Peru
  • Place to visit: Huascaran National Park
  • Group size: Minimum 2 – maximum 20

Day 1: Huaraz – Hualcayan village (3140m)/10,300ft
We will pick up you at your hotel with our private vehicle to drive along the rich Callejón de Huaylas valley, admiring picturesque villages and the magnificent scenery of the Cordillera Blanca encompassing Peru’s highest tropical peaks,mount Huascarán (6,768masl), After that we follow driving until old Yungay, where we will visit the camposanto, this area or town was completely destroyed by earthquake in 1970, then follow driving until Andean quechua settlements of hualcayan village.

Overnight camp at hualcayan

Day 2: Hualcayan – Wishcash (4300m)/14,140ft

This day we will meet with our mountain crew as donkey drivers and donkeys, After our breakfast we walk up on steep hill but the trail wind up on switchbacks observing the spectacular view of cultivated area of hualcayan village, in the afternoon we arrive to the camping spot.

Overnight camp at wishcash

Day 3: Wishcash – Punta Cullicocha Pass (4860m)/15,908ft – Osoruri (4450m) /14,596ft

From Wishcash we will continue our trek ascending until the spectacular crystal blue Cullicocha Lake, after resting and taking pictures we follow climbing up on steep trail until reach our first high pass punta cullicocha (4850m), where we will enjoy taking exiting pictures about huge mountains and cliffs valleys, after that we descend on slope and rocky trail until our camp site.

Overnight camp at osoruri

Day 4: Osoruri – Vientunan pass (4770m) /15,580ft – Jancarurish (4250m) /13,940ft

After our hearty breakfast we start walking up on steep trail until vientunan pass (4770m), with excellent view of Milluacocha iced peak (5,480masl), then we descend on slightly slope trail until jancarurish campsite , enjoying on the way the great view of ancient’s pre Inca terraces. In the afternoon we will enjoy taking pictures about photogenic alpamayo mountain on cedros valley

Overnight camp at jancarurish

Day 5: Rest Day at Jancarurish.

Optional hike to Laguna Jancarurish or visit the Alpamayo Base Camp (4500m)/14,760ft,

For appreciating the photogenic views of mount Alpamayo, which has been considered the most beautiful mountain in the worldwide since 1966 in Munich Germany by “Alpinism Magazine”, Breathtaking views of the ice pyramid (Alpamayo) await our arrival, as well as views of other mountains like Santa Cruz, Quitaraju, Jancarurish, Tayapampa and some high Andean lakes. Then we return back to our campsite at Jancarurish

Overnight camp at jancarurish

Day 6: Jancarurish – Cara cara Pass (4830m)/15,842ft – Mesapata Pass (4460m)/ 14,760ft – Huillca (4000m)/13,120ft

This day we ascend on very steep trail until reach Cara Cara pass (4830m), where we will be able to capture the most awesome panoramic views of Alpamayo and lakes, after that we descend along moyobamba valley until reach the skirt valley plain of Mesapata Pass at 4,460m, then we will descent along tayapampa valley enjoying the view of Safuna Lake& splendid blue-violet beneath the snowy peaks of Pucajirca until huillca campsite.

Overnight camp at huillca

Day 7: Huillca – Yanacon Pass (4610m)/15,085ft – Jancapampa (3600m) /11,800ft

We will walk up until Paso Pucajirca known by others travellers as yanacon pass (4600m), after the fabulous scenery there, or after some rest for taking picture or eating our sack we descend until next camp on grassy valley, we descend to the Yanajanca Valley who’s cliffs shelter the wide Sactaycocha lake surrounded by vegetation. At jancapampa life Quechua families & as a usual they come to offer some beverages or Andean products, that they to make many (that is one way to make many for that poor families)

Overnight camp at jancapampa

Day 8: Jancapampa – TupaTupa Pass (4360m)/14,432ft – Huecrucocha (4000m)/13,120ft.

This day we pass through several Andean communities, where we will be able to watch some people grazing their livestock, and then we climb up until reach Tupa-tupa Pass (4360m) we observe the iced peaks of Taulliraju (5,850masl) and Pucahirca, after that we will descend to our next camp

Overnight camp at huecrucocha

Day 9: Huecrucocha – Alto de Pucaraju (4640m)/15,252ft – Tuctu – Paria (3800m) /12,460ft.

This day we will ascend up until Alto de Pucaraju pass (4640m), over the we will enjoy an absolutely stunning panoramic views of majestic Taulliraju mountain and view of mountains of Chopicalqui (6,354m), Huascarán (6,768m – highest in Perú) and Huandoy (6,160m) to fare way, later we descend on slope and rocky trail until grass plateau of tuctu valley (4250m), after that we follow walking down, crossing a small stream, we join the classic Santa Cruz trail and follow the trail to the Paria Valley, lined with Queñual forest.

Overnight at paria valley

Day 10: Paria – Vaquería (3700m)/12,136ft – Yungay – Huaraz

After our breakfast we will start walking down on wide meadow or flat valley with sections of quenual & quisuar forest, whose lovely twisted trunks with their orange bark the trail is almost easy until reach huaripampa village, where we will have the opportunity to meet with friendly & sociable Quechua residents. We will continue walking down until reach the bottom valley just crossing the bridge, after that we will start climbing up on toward vaqueria settlement.

Finish our trek. Where our private transportation is waiting us to drive Huaraz, on the road we cross on Portachuelo pass, where we enjoy one of the most spectacular mountain views scenery about Huascarán, Huandoy, Pisco and Chacraraju, after that we will follow driving down on many switch-backs until the bottom of Llanganuco valley – yungay – Huaraz

+ Price

N° Participants Climb cost with Mountain guide
01 Trekker USD $ 2875 per participant
02 Trekkers USD $ 1730 per participant
03 Trekkers USD $ 1370 per participant
04 Trekkers USD $ 1145 per participant
05 Trekkers USD $ 992 per participant
06 Trekkers USD $ 945 per participant
More than 7 people USD $ 900 per participant

+ Includes

What's included in the cost
  • Day acclimatization to lake churup included: private transportation, guide, hiking permits, box lunch
  • Private transportation for begin & return of Cedros Alpamayo – Vaqueria
  • Certified & qualified mountain guide. (AGMP – UIAGM)
  • Assistant guide (aspirant) with more than 7 clients
  • Mountain cook
  • Assistant cook for large groups
  • Healthy & fresh meals per day (hearty breakfast, snack, lunch & hot dinner)
  • Full service of Donkeys (mules) & Donkey Drivers during the Trek
  • Cook tent, Dinner tent, Toilet tent, table, chairs (available during the trek)
  • Good quality Sleeping Tent.
  • Full Utensil kitchen by every body
  • Full entrance fee ticket or Trekking permits ($ 50) per each Trekkers

What doesn't included in the cost
  • Booking bus or flight ticket to transfer from (lima - Huaraz – lima)
  • Booking Hostel for accommodation in Huaraz – Lima
  • Meal and beverages during the stay in Huaraz
  • Personal Trekking equipment
  • Sleeping-bag
  • Travel insurance assistance
  • Phone calls, access to internet cabins & others extra expenses
  • Laundry service
  • Personal first aid kid
  • Additional sleeping pad or thermal rest
  • Tips for the staff
  • Extra expenses no specified in this trip program.

+ Equipment

✓ Mountain to by equipament

✓ We have equipament to rent

✓ We by all mountain equipament


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Ir Arriba

Certified Mountain Guide
Tour operador en Perú
Av. Interoceanica S/N Barrio de Nueva Florida - Huaraz - Ancash - Perú

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