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Olleros Chavin Trekking

     

    Olleros Chavin Trekking - 3 Days / 2 Nights 

    Itinerary:

    Day 1: Huaraz – Canrey Chico – Tzacracancha (3800m/12464ft)
    After breakfast in the Hotel, we'll leave from Huaraz at 8:00hours. We will arrive to Olleros (3450m/11316ft) around 9:00 oclock. Where we will meet our mountain staff and donkeys, llamas. From here we will start our trekking quite easy going up enjoying the splendid views and White Mountain peaks. Early we will arrive our first camp Tzacracancha. Overnight camping at (3800m/12464ft).

    Day 2: Llamacorral – Yanashallash pass (4700m/15416ft) – Shongopampa
    Today, early in the morning we will have breakfast and will start hike up at 9:00hours. to get the Yanashallash pass for about 4 hours aprox. Where we will have lunch enjoying the splendid views. Then we will go down hill until second Camp at (3850m). This day we have enjoyed walking in the Pre-Inka trail stone paved some parts, then we will start zigzag path to go down to Shonkopampa, our guide will recommend you to hold windy jackets. Overnight camping at (3850m/12628ft).

    Day 3: Shongopampa – Chavin de Huantar (4750m/15580ft) – Return to Huaraz
    Early in the morning after our Andean breakfast we will start our trekking down hill passing by Andean straw huts and humble villages in each steep kids will ask us for sweets, and saying hello, confusing to Americans with Europeans calling “Gringos” you will hear saying “gringo regalame caramelo” it's traditional and they feel friendly receiving a candy from gringo's hands. So finally we will have arrived to Chavin (3100m/10169ft). Immediately we will visit the ruins, and then we will visit the city that's next to the ruins too. Then drive back to Huaraz passing the highest point of Cahuish Tunnel at (4450m/14596ft). Arriving to Huaraz at 8:00pm approximately to the hotel.

    • Recomended season: Early April to last November, possible to do trekking all year
    • Highest point: (4700m/15416ft) Punta Yanashallash
    • Difficult: Easy moderate
    • Average hours to walk: 5 - 6 hours per day