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


Duration: 05 Days / 04 Nights

+ Program

  • Name Trek: Santa Cruz Llanganuco
  • Maximum height: 4750 m/15,580 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate trek
  • Length: 5 D/ 4 N
  • Place: Cordillera Blanca
  • Route: Santa Cruz & Llanganuco Valley
  • Prefered Time: May – October
  • Start Climbing: Huaraz – Ancash – Peru
  • Place to visit: Huascaran National Park
  • Group size: Minimum 2 – maximum 20

Day 1: Huaraz – Cashapampa (2900m) – Llama-corral (3760m)/12,332ft

We will pick up you at your hotel with our private vehicle then we drive along the Callejón de Huaylas valley, passing through small arable towns whose still keeps colonial architecture, on the way we will stop several times to enjoy the spectacular views of the Andes including the western face of Peru’s highest peak mount Huascaran. After that we will continue driving until Cashapampa village, where we will meet with donkeys & donkey’s driver. Whereas they are loading our gears on the donkeys back, we will begin with our trek, we will walk upon the right bank of Santa Cruz river trough by into the narrow valley with sparkling waterfalls, groves & high land bushes and trees until reach a wide grass meadow, where is located our campsite with spectacular view of snowcapped peaks at the valleys head.

Overnight camp at Llamacorral

Day 2: Llamacorral – Alpamayo base camp (4330m)/14,202ft

After breakfast, we will start walking, passing the beautiful mountain lakes of ichiccocha (small lake) and Jatuncocha (big lake), follow hiking up on the Santa Cruz valley until quisuar, after that we will walk up on steep hill but the trail wind up on sig sag until Alpamayo viewpoint above arhueycocha gorge, Where we will relax and enjoy the splendid summit views of the majestic mountains of Alpamayo, it has lovely flouted ice wall on the south west face, besides the peak has been considered the most beautiful mountain in the world, after a break for lunch, the route bring us to base camp just bellow of huge mount quitaraju & alpamayo

Overnight camp at base camp

Day 3: Alpamayo B.C – Lake Arhueycocha (4450m)/14,596ft – Taullipampa (4250m)/13,940ft

After our breakfast we will ascend to Lake arhueyCocha, Where we will relax and enjoy the splendid summit views of mounts Alpamayo, Quitaraju, Artesonraju, puca jirca, Paron and Aguja, After enjoying those awesome views, we turn back downhill on the same trail up until viewpoint, then the route bring us to isolated taullipampa campsite located at the foot of taulliraju mountain, which looks like a cathedral of ice and rock.

Overnight camp at taullipampa

Day 4: Taullipampa – Punta union Pass (4750m)/15,580ft – Paria Valley (3800m)/12,464ft.

After our breakfast we will start walking up on gradual ascend on pre-Inca route until we reach the Punta Union pass 15,600fts, where we will enjoy the most spectacular & panoramic views surrounded by huge mountains, turquoise lakes, after some rest & enjoy having lunch, we will cross the pass for descending on slope and rocky trail toward huaripampa valley, watching small glacier lakes, waterfalls & andean trees, until our campsite at paria valley.

Last overnight camp at Paria valley

Day 5: Paria – Vaquería (3700m)/12,136ft – Llanganuco – 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 cros 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 $ 1735 per participant
02 Trekkers USD $ 1010 per participant
03 Trekkers USD $ 860 per participant
04 Trekkers USD $ 745 per participant
05 Trekkers USD $ 643 per participant
06 Trekkers USD $ 620 per participant
More than 7 people USD $ 590 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 Santa Cruz Llanganuco trek
  • 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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Get out of the routine and come and enjoy the best of the white mountain range
Ir Arriba

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

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