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Quilcayhuanca to Cojup Trek + Pisco Climbing

     

    Quilcayhuanca to Cojup Trek + Pisco Climbing - 8 Days

    Itinerary:
     
    Day 1: Huaraz – Quilcayhuanca – Tullpacocha (4250m/13940ft)
    After the breakfast in Huaraz, we will pickup you to your hotel to travel to the East side from Huaraz, after travel 1 hour half approximately will be arriving the Huascaran national Park entrance, along this travel we will pass small village lake Unchus, Llupa and Pitec where is the point the Route for Churup lake at (3800m), in the Huascaran National Park entrance our Donkey Driver and Donkeys will be waiting for us to transport our camping equipments to Tullpacocha, lunch on the way, along this route we will have a splendid views of Andavite Mount, after hiking 4 hours will arriving to Tullpacocha. Overnight Camping at (4250m / 13940ft).

    Day 2: Tullpacocha – Huapi pass (5000m/16400ft) – Cojup
    After the breakfast in Tullpacocha we will start climb up to Huapi Pass (5000m/16400ft) for about 3 hours half, before pass we will enjoy the nice Lake named Cuchillacocha at (4625m/15170ft), on the Top we will stay for some minutes to enjoying the splendid views for nice peaks like Huapi, Pucaranra, Tullparaju, Andavite, Cayash, Maparaju, San Juan, etc, after that we will go down to Cojup valley, which is our second Camp named Perolcocha at (4000m/13120ft).

    Day 3: Cojup – return to Huaraz
    After the breakfast in our camp we will start go down hill along Cojup valley to the entrance for about 2 hours half approximately, where our transport will be waiting for us to transfer to huaraz, arriving to Huaraz around 1:00pm and transfer to your Hotel.

    Day 4: Huaraz - rest day
    This day the clients will have free day to walk around the city and make some purchases to leave climbing Pisco next morning.

    Day 5: Huaraz – Cebollapampa – Pisco Base Camp (4500m/14760ft)
    After the breakfast in the Hotel we will aboard the Bus to go along the Callejón de Huaylas in the north side of Huaraz. Passing different traditional Andean towns, first arriving and making the first stop in Carhuas (2650m/8692ft), here we will find the traditional made at home Ice-Creams from local fruits, then we will enjoy Carhuaz native products, then we will continue with our travel to the next stop in the ancient town of Yungay, this city was buried by an Avalanche that fell down from Huascarán Mountain in 1970, the New Yungay (2500m/8200ft), from here we have to start going up to the Llanganuco Valley, almost in the base of Huascarán Mountain in its north side, for the entrance to the Llanganuco Valley we will register in the National Parks Control, after we will visit the two lakes of Llanganuco, where we will have Lunch, then we will continue going up to the Base Camp of Pisco, if it is not cloud we will appreciate the impressionant peaks of the Mountains, Huascarán, Chopicalqui, Pisco, Huandoy, and others, we will arrive to the base Camp Pisco accompanied by the donkey drivers and mountain staff around 3 pm. overnight at (4500m/14760ft).

    Day 6: Base Camp – Moraine Camp (4500m/14760ft)
    After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will have free morning to check our climbing equipments, then we will lunch around 12:00hours, after that we will start hike up for about 3 hours half over rocky path to the moraine camp; we will have dinner later afternoon, overnight camping at (4850m/15908ft).

    Day 7: Moraine Camp – climb up Pisco summit (5750m/18860ft) – down to the Base Camp
    After the breakfast in the Moraine Camp at 4:00am approximately we will start climbing up for about 1 hour to get the glacier, here we’ll have to put our climbing equipment to start climbing up to the Pisco Summit, after climbing up for about 1 hour we’ll get a quite all of 40mtrs and 50 ° of difficult, after this all we have to climbing for about 2 hours half to get the Summit (5750m/18860ft), where we’ll enjoy the nice views of different mountains such as: Artesonraju, Alpamayo, Caraz, Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Yanapaccha, Chacraraju, Brogui, Huandoys, etc and a splendid turquoise lake of name (69 lake), after few minutes we’ll start go down to the Moraine Camp, when the porters will be waiting for us already with our equipments to continue go down to the base Camp, arriving to the Base Camp around 4:00pm approximately, overnight Camping at (4500m/14760ft).

    Day 8: Base Camp – Llanganuco Lake – Back to Huaraz
    After the last breakfast in the base camp of the Pisco Mountain, we will descend to Cebollapampa, here will be waiting our private bus, and then immediately will aboard the bus to go back to Huaraz, passing the Llanganuco lake and then we will arrive the Control of Huascaran national Park, where we will registering whit our passport, then we will continue go down to Yungay, after this we will continue along the Callejon de Huaylas to the South side, arriving to Huaraz around 5pm approximately. Transfer to the Hotel.

    • Recomended season: Early April to last November, possible all year
    • Highest point: (5750m / 18860ft) Pisco mountain
    • Difficult: Moderate trek, easy climbing
    • Average hours to walk: 5 - 6 hours per day