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Huayhuash Trekking Peru

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Huaraz, Ancash, Peru

  • Activities

    Adventure, Hiking Trekking

  • Price
    $3300 USD per hour
  • Duration

    10 days

  • Avg Distance

    134 - 150 km

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    each week

  • Starting Location


  • Price Includes

    - Rescue horse for trekking - Acclimatization day (churup lake) - Huayhuash National Reserve entrance fees - private van for start the trek - professional trekking guide - food and tenting on trek - snack - entrance fees

  • Notes

    - Sleeping bag and mattress - Personal trekking - Ticket bus or flight from Lima – Huaraz – Lima - Hotels in Huaraz – Lima - Tips - Meal in town


  • In this trek we are going to see 15 beautiful mountain peaks! 5 of them over 6,000m. Yerupaja the second highest in Peru and Siula Grande 6,340m.
  • All campsite will be next to amazing lakes each camp with beautiful views and we will see the flora and fauna of the cordillera Huayhuash
  • The full trek take 12 to 14 days with small optional climb to Pumarinri 5,450m. Diablo mudo 5,350m. easy climb
  • The food is prepared for you by our chef and tents for eating provide comfort.

Trip Info

Usually the hike around the cordillera Huayhuash begins in the city of Chiquian (3,400 m.) 111 km. south of Huaraz. This little known route is one of the most beautiful and impressive. Winds through such spectacular mountains as Yerupaja 6,634m. The second highest in the Peruvian Andes, Jirishanca, Siula Grande, Rondoy, Ninashanca and Rasac. This trail passes incomparably breath-taking lakes of crystalline water and tiny villages seeming out of touch with the rest of the world a wonderful recompense for those willing to venture of these paths.

Day 1. Huaraz 3,090m. – llamac – Cuartelhuain 4,100m
Day 2. Cuartelhuain – cacanan pass 4,750m. – Mitucocha 4,150m.
Day 3. Mitucocha – carhuac pass 4,600m.- Carhuacocha 4,200m.
Day 4. Carhuacocha – siula pass 4,850m. – Huayhuash 4,200m.
Day 5. Huayhuash –portachuelo pass 4,650m.- Viconga ( hot spring ) 4,300m.
Day 6. Viconga – cuyoc pass 5,000m. Huanacpatay 4,150m.
Day 7. Huanacpatay – Huayllapa village – Huatiac 4.250.
Day 8. Huatiac – Tapush pass 4,800m., Yaucha pass 4,800m. – Jahuacocha 4,100m.
Day 9. Jahuacocha rest day or visit cerro amarillo
Day 10. Jahuacocha – pampa Llamac pass 4,300 – Llamac – Huaraz

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