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Report to Perú - Nevado Alpamayo
Trekking los cedros Alpamayo / Santa Cruz
Lenght: 11 days -10 nights
Trekking Location: White Mountains
trekking route: Hualcayan - alpamayo - Santa Cruz
Difficulty: moderately difficult
Season: April-October


Day 01: Transfer from Huaraz at 7:00 am in private transport to the archaeological complex of Hualcayan where we expect donkeys and donkey drivers to transport and carry our baggage Trekking where also starts up the zigzag path to reach high 4,000msnm Huishcash camp where, besides we have a view of the northern Cordillera Blanca, walk approximately 5-6 hours to camp.

Day 02: Depart 8:00 am from Huishcash to Oso Ruri 4,830 m this day we have Toropishtanan pass at 4850 masl through the highest pass of the circuit from this pass can be seen the beautiful lagoons: Laguna Yanacocha, Azul Cocha, both at Nevado Santa Cruz base, then we continue to Laguna Cullicocha, wich is a fantastic viewpoint to the Nevado Santa Cruz; walk approximately 5 to 6 hours.

Day 03: Departure from Oso Ruri Jancarurish 8:00 am this day we crossed the high pass of 4,750 meters Alpamayo then continue eastward of the creek where we can observe the Nevado Pilanco 5,373 m walk approximately 6 to 7 hours.

Day 04: Due to the locationwe will take day off staying in the same camp and ascend for about 3-4 hours until the Laguna Jancarurish to observe the Pyramid figure of Alpamayo 5,947 meters; from this place we have the opportunity to take photos to Alpamayo Mountain that was considered the most beautiful mountain in the World, also shown in all its splendor the Tayapampa, Jancarurush and Nevado Quitaraju mountains

Day 05: Depart 8:00 am from Jancarurish to Huillca; this day cross the 4,830 m Caracará pass from here we will have fantastic view of Nevado Jancarurish, Quitaraju, and Santa Cruz Rinrijirca walk about 6 to about 7 hours.

Day 06: Departure from Huillca to Pishgopampa 8:00 am, this day will cross pass Yanacon 4,600 m, this day also we will have the chance to see Nevado Pucajirca 6,050.msnm continue passing the Laguna Sactaycocha arrive at our camp, site in Pishgopampa trek about 6-7 hours.

Day 07: Depart 8:00 am from Pishgopampato Laguna Huecroncocha this day we will cross over Tupa Tupa pass 4,400 m, this day we will find a typical village and chat briefly with residents in this area Conchudos valley, walk approximately 6 to 7 hours

Day 08: Departure from Laguna Huecroncocha 8:00 am this day pass cross the Tuctu 4,200 m high 4650 m pass or Pucaraju one zigzag path leads us to this pass where we see some of the most beautiful mountains of the Cordillera Blanca and Nevado Chopicallqui, Huascaran the highest mountain of Peru, and Taulliraju Huandys, walk of about 6-7 hours.

Day 09: Departure from Tuctu at 8:00 am to Taullipampa 4,250 meters cross the Punta Union 4750 m pass the most beautiful Cordillera Blanca, from this pass observe where the whole valley of the Quebrada Santa Cruz and Snowy Mountains Paria, Artesonraju Taulliraju Rinrijirca Quitaraju and Nevado Santa Cruz are observed, also the Lagunas Taullicocha Jatuncocha and the foot of the Nevado Taulliraju, walk approximately 6-7 hours

Day 10: Depart at 8:00 am from Taullipampa to Llamacorral 3,767 this day we will ascend the Alpamayo base camp and return, we hike around the Valley and Santa Cruz and in the trail we will appreciate Lagoons of Jatuncocha and Ichiccocha, walk about 5 to 6 hours.

Day 11: Departure from Llama Corral at 8:00 am to Cashapampa, 2,900.msnm this day is the last day of the trek crossing the Santa Cruz Valley along the Rio yuracmayu, walking for about 4-5 hours approximately, the private bus will be waiting for us for the transfer to Huaraz 3,100 m. and then return to lima ccording to your schedule. From yoru hotel we will transfer to the Cruz del Sur Bus Station, then out company staff also accompany you for safety until lima airport. and end of our service.

In the Price Include:

• Transfer from Bus Terminal to the Selected hotel
• Transfer from Huaraz to starting point of hiking
• All meals during the expedition
• Official trekking guide
• cook
• donkey to transport the expedition equipment and foodstuffs
• Donkey Driver
• First Aid Kit
• personal tent camp equipment, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent,
• Tables, chairs, kitchen menajer
• Last day in Huaraz, transfer from hotel to bus station to return to Lima

Not included in price:

• Entrance to the Huascaran National Park
• Personal trekking equipment, sleeping bag, food and drinks in town

Things recomended to carry with you

• Sleeping bag
• Trekking Shoes
• Waterproof pants
• Rain jackets
• feather jacket
• Clothing for change
• A pair of hiking poles
• Canteen for water
• flash light Frontal with battery
• Hood for cold
• Hat for sun
• Insect repellent
• Sunscreen
• Sunglasses 100% UV.
• Water Purifier
• We recommend bringing your personal first aid kit
• In case you do not have the above equipments these can be rented in Huaraz

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