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Queropalca to Jahuacocha Trekking

     

    Queropalca to Jahuacocha Trekking - 6 Days / 5 Nights

    Itinerary:

    Day 1: Huaraz – Huanucopampa – Queropalca (3800m/12464ft)
    After the breakfast in the Hotel we will pick up to your hotel and will aboard our private transfer to start our travel to Queropalca, passing the small villages such as: Recuay, Titcapampa, Catac and Conocochathen we will change the route to the East sidepassing the villages Pachapaqui, Huansala, Huallanca and finally arriving to Huanucopampa ruins, where we will visit the ruins for about 1 hour having lunch, then we will continue our travel to Queropalca our first Camp. Travel time 6 to 7 hours. Overnight Camping at (3800m/12464ft).

    Day 2: Queropalca – Carhuacocha (4138m/13572ft)
    After the breakfast in Queropalca we will start our trek at 8:00am to Carhuacocha for about 4 - 5 hours, midday lunch, from Carhuacocha we will see the nice views of Yerupaja, Siula and Ninashanca Mountsin the West side and the nice color of Carhuacocha Lake. Overnight Camping at (4138m/13572ft).

    Day 3: Carhuacocha – Carhuac Pass (4650m/15252ft) – Mitucocha
    After the breakfast in Carhuacocha we will start going up to the Carhuac Pass (4650m / 15252ft) for about 3 hours, where we can enjoy the nice views of Ninashanca and Jirishanca Mount; midday lunch, then we will start go down to Mitucocha for about 1 hour half. Overnight Camping at (4100m/13448ft).

    Day 4: Mitucocha – Cacanan Pass (4700m/15416ft) –Rondoy
    After the breakfast in Mitucocha we will start our trek at 8:00am, 3 hours climb up to Cacanan Pass (4700m/15416ft), where we can see Ninashanca Mount in the South side, where we will have lunch, then we start go down to Rondoy for about 3 hours. Overnight Camping at (4200m/13776ft).

    Day 5: Rondoy – Sambuanya Pass (4750m/15580ft) – Jahuacocha
    After the breakfast in Rondoy we will start going up at 8:30am for about 4 hours half to the Sambunya Pass (4750m/15580ft), where we will have lunch enjoying the nice views of different mounts such as: Jirishanca, Ninashanca, Yerupaja, Siula, Carnicero and others, then we start go down Jahuacocha for about 3 hours. Overnight Camping at (4066m/13336ft).
     
    Day 6: Jahuacocha –Llamac –Huaraz
    After the breakfast in Jahuacocha we will start hike for about 1 hour, then we will start going up to Pampallamac Pass (4300m/14104ft) for about 1 hour half, where we can enjoy the splendid views of nice mounts such as: Yerupaja, Ninashanca, Siula and Diablo Mudo, then we go down to Llamac for about 1 hour half, where our private transfer will be waiting for us to transfer to Huaraz. 3 hours travel from Llamac to Huaraz.

    • Recomended season: Early April to last November
    • Highest point: (4750m/15580ft) Sambunya pass
    • Difficult: Moderate
    • Average hours to walk: 5 - 6 hours per day