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Huayhuash to Cajatambo trekking

     

    Huayhuash to Cajatambo trekking - 8 Days / 7 Nights

    Itinerary:

    Day 1: Huaraz – Chiquian – Llamac (3300m/10824ft)
    This first time after the breakfast in the hotel the guide and the other personal will be go to pick up for you to the hotel, we will start the travel at 7:00am. Approximately to the south side for Huaraz. Passing for the different district; Recuay, Ticapampa, Catac and Conococha at (4100m/13448ft). Then will travel to the east side and south East to Chiquian at (3400m/11152ft). Where you can to buy something, the travel take 2 hours then we have to down for about 1 hour and the go up to Llamac for about 1 hour more a long this travel we will observe the Mountains on the est side such as Ninashanca, Jirichanca, Yerupaja, etc. Arrive to Llamac around 12:00m where we will have a lunch, overnight camping at (3300m/10824ft).
     
    Day 2: Llamac – Pocpa – Cuartelhuain (4300m/14104ft)
    After the breakfast in the Llamac we will start the trek at 9:00am we will go up for about 4 – 5 hours to the camp side Cuartelhuain , along this route we will passing the small called Pocpa and small mine arriving to the camp side around 1:00 – 2:00pm approximately. From here we will see the Ninashanca Mountain in the south side.Overnight camping at (4300m/14104ft).

    Day 3: Cuartelhuain – Cacanan Pass (4700m/15416ft) – Mitucocha
    This day after the breakfast we will start our trek at 9:00am from Cuartelhuain the punta cacanan pass at (4700m/15416ft) we will climb enjoy the nice views our around such as Chaupijanca and cunchush after this pass we will go down for about 2 hours half to the camp site from Mitucocha where we can enjoy the nice view of Nicashaca, Jarishinca and Ronday mountains, overnight camping at (4200m/13776ft).

    Day 4: Mitucocha – Carhuac Pass (4500m/14760ft) – Carhuacocha
    This day after the breakfast we will start our trekking at 9:00am to the south est go up for about 2 – 3 hours to Carhuac pass at (4500m/14760ft) where we can enjoy the nice Jirishanca mount in the south site tehn will be go to down for about I hour half to Carhuacocha lake, Jiishanaca, Yerupaja and Siula in the west site, overnight camping at (4250m/13940ft).

    Day 5: Carhuacocha – Siula Pass (4850m/15908ft) – Huayhuash
    After the breakfast in the morning we will start our trekking at 8:30am we will go down for about 30 minutes near the Carhuacocha lake for about 4 hours after visit this lake we will continue go up to Siula pass (4850m / 15908ft) for about 2 hours where we can see mountains such as: Jirishanca, Yerupaja, Siula and carnicero. After this we will do down to Huayhuash for about 2 hours half where we can see trapecio mount in the west side. Overnight camping at (4300m/14104ft).

    Day 6: Huayhuash – Portachuelo Pass (4700m/15416ft) – Viconga
    After the breakfast in Huayhuash we will to start at 08:00am, after 1 hour climb up will be arriving to Portachuelo pass at (4700m/15416ft). Where we will enjoy the splendid views of Trapecio, Cuyoc and other mounts, after that we will start to descend to Viconga for about 4 hours approximately, lunch during the hike, after the client can go to the thermal waters of Jatuncocha, overnight Camping at (4100m/13448ft).

    Day 7: Viconga – San Criztobal pass (4150m/13612ft) – Cajatambo
    This day after the breakfast in Viconga we will take along the Pumarinri valley to get San Cristobal pass over (4150m/13612ft) for about 4 - 4 hours, after that we will start descend enjoying the nice views, after go down for about 2 hours we will feel different by climate change, we will get Cajatambo (3380m/11086ft) and immediately go to stay in a local lodge or hostel, in case there is a nice place we can use our tents.

    Day 8: Cajatambo – transport to Lima or back to Huaraz
    After the breakfast in Cajatambo we will pack everything, immediately the group will be transported in a private transport or public bus, can be Lima or Huaraz, looking their clients program, in case the group back to Huaraz it will takes 9 – 10 hours drive, in case the group back to Lima we will take direct bus, it will tales the same 9 – 10 hours, arriving to Lima or Huaraz you will transferred to your hotel.

    • Recomended season: Early April to last November
    • Highest point: (4850m/15908ft) Siula pass
    • Difficult: Moderate
    • Average hours to walk: 5 - 6 hours per day