Huayhuash Trekking – 10 Days
Day 01: Huaraz – Chiquian – Llamac – Cuartelhuain 4100m/13448ft
This first time after 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 8:00am. 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 half the go up to Pocpa for about 1 hour more a long this travel we will observe the Mountains on the east side such as Ninashanca, Jirishanca, Yerupaja, etc. Arrive to Cuartelhuain around 4:00pm where we will have a lunch, overnight camping at (4100m/13448ft).
Day 02: Cuartelhuain – Cacanan Pass (4700m/15416ft) – Mitucocha
This day after 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, Jirishinca and Rondoy mountains, overnight camping at (4200m/13776ft).
Day 03: Mitucocha – Carhuac Pass (4500m/14760ft) – Carhuacocha
This day after breakfast we will start our trekking at 9:00am to the south east 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 then will be go to down for about I hour half to Carhuacocha lake, Jirishanca, Yerupaja and Siula in the west site, overnight camping at (4250m/13940ft).
Day 04: Carhuacocha – Siula Pass (4850m/15908ft) – Huayhuash
After 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 05: Huayhuash – Portachuelo Pass (4700m/15416ft) – Viconga
After 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 06: Viconga – Punta Cuyoc Pass (4900m/16072ft) – Elefantepampa
After breakfast in Viconga we will start climb up to Cuyoc pass at (4900m/16072ftG) the highest pass of the circuit, from here we can see the nice peaks of Puscanturpa, Cuyoc and Pumarinri glaciers. After to enjoy us will start descend to Elefantepampa for about 2 hours and half approximately, where we will enjoy the sun set of Cuyoc Mount, overnight camping at (4250m/13940ft).
Day 07: Elefantepampa – San Antonio Pass (5000m/16400ft)– Huayllapa
After breakfast in Elefantepampa, we will start climb up to San Antonio Pass (4900m/16072ft) for about 2 hours approximately, from there we will have wonderful views of the lakes: Siula, Sarapo and Jurau, where English Climber Joe Simpson made a film “Touching the Void”, we will start to descent down for the same way-valley for about one hour and half, then about 3 hours of descent of the Huanacpatay Valley, we will set our camping in Huayllapa.
Day 08: Huayllapa – Tapush Pass (4800m/15744ft) – Gaspapampa
After breakfast in the Camp Huallapa, we will start to climb up to Tapush Pass (4800m/15744ft) for about 4 hours, arriving around 4pm, then you will have hot drinks as usual in each camp site we will have dinner and overnight in Gaspapampa.
Day 09: Gaspapampa – Yaucha (4800m /15744ft) – Jahuacocha
After breakfast in the Camp we going up to Yaucha Pass at (4800m/15744ft) for about 2 hours, where we can see the nice mountains in the East side such as: Jirishanca, Ninashanca, Yerupaja and others; after that we continue going up to Jahuacocha for about 2 hours more, Overnight Camping at (4100m/13448ft).
Day 10: Jahuacocha – Llamac – Huaraz
After 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 transportation will be waiting for us to transfer to Huaraz 3 hours travel from Llamac to Huaraz.