69 LAKE & FULL HUAYHUASH CIRCUIT
17 Days / 16 Nights
LIMA to LIMA
Huayhuash circuit runs along of a characteristic Andean landscape and it´s one of the most spectacular treks in South America and in the World. It is located in the central highland region of Peruvian Andes; between Ancash, Huánuco, and Lima departments; with 30 km., from North to South.
The circuits runs through Andean green valleys, impressive views of turquoise glacial lakes, wonderful Andean passes, wide variety of high Andean flora and fauna, and through old villages inhabited by the Andean people. Most of these people still speak Quechua, kind of Inca and pre-Inca dialect. During the trek our groups have time to explore and options to relax in the camping sites.
DAY 1: Arrival to Lima.
Day 2: Lima - Huaraz.
Day 3: Huaraz - 69 Lake (4,630m) – Huaraz / Acclimatization Hike.
Day 4: Huaraz – Cuartelhuain (4,100m).
Day 5: Cuartelhuain – Cacanampunta Pass (4,750m) – Mitucocha Lake.
Day 6: Mitucocha Lake – Yerupaja Chico Pass (4,800m) – Carhuacocha Lake.
Day 7: Carhuacocha / Hike to Siula and Janrajanca Lake.
Day 8: Carhuacocha – Cajon Lake – Siulapunta Pass (4,850m) – Huayhuash.
Day 9: Huayhuash – Trapecio Pass (4,990m) – Huagropampa.
Day 10: Huagropampa – San Antonio Pass (4,950m) – Cutatambo Camp.
Day 11: Cutatambo Camp; hike to Joe Simpson´s camp “touching the void” and Sarapococha.
Day 12: Cutatambo Camp – Huayllapa Village (3,500m) – Huatiac Camp.
Day 13: Huatiac – Tapushpunta Pass (4,800m) – Cashpapampa..
Day 14: Cashpapampa – Diablomudo (5,350m) / Escalonpunta (4,850m) – Jahuacocha Camp.
Day 15: Jahuacocha – Pampallamac Pass (4,600m) – Llamac Village – Huaraz.
Day 16: Huaraz - Lima.
Day 17: Departure from Lima.