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


Duration: 06 Days / 05 Nights

+ Program

  • Name Trek: Santa Cruz ulta valley
  • Maximum height: 4750m/15,580 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate – Hard trek
  • Length: 06 D / 05 N
  • Place: Cordillera Blanca
  • Route: Santa Cruz & Ulta 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 viewpoint (4200m)/13,776ft – Taullipampa (4250m)/13,940ft

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 isolated taullipampa campsite located at the foot of mount taulliraju

Overnight camp at Taullipampa

Day 3: 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 4: Paria – Colcabamba (3400m) – Molinopampa (3600m)/11,800ft

After our breakfast we will start walking down on wide meadow or flat valley with some sections of quenual & quisuar forest, whose lovely twisted trunks with their orange bark the trail is almost easy until reach huaripampa village, there we will pass directly walking down until reach the bottom the valley just crossing the bridge, after that we will start hiking up on dirt road until colcabamba settlement, then we follow walking up until reach molinopampa campsite.

Overnight camp at molinopampa

Day 5: Molinopampa – Avalancha camp (4500m)/14,760ft

After our hearty breakfast we will start walking up on gradual ascent with some steep section with gorgeously view about huge mountains of contrahierba until reach our high plateau camping spot.

Last night camp at avalanche

Day 6: Avalancha – Yanayacu pass (4850m)/15,900ft – Ulta valley – Huaraz

This day we will walk up on rocky and landslide trail until reach the yanayacu pass, where we will be able to take the most amazing pictures about giant snowcapped peaks to the north, south or west either that you want, summit around you Huascaran, chopicalqui, hualcan & contrahiervas, after that we will descend on slipper ad slope trail until ulta valley.

Finish our trek. Where our private transportation is waiting us to drive Huaraz.

+ Price

N° Participants Climb cost with Mountain guide
01 Trekker USD $ 2125 per participant
02 Trekkers USD $ 1255 per participant
03 Trekkers USD $ 990 per participant
04 Trekkers USD $ 840 per participant
05 Trekkers USD $ 734 per participant
06 Trekkers USD $ 715 per participant
More than 7 people USD $ 680 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 trek Ulta
  • 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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