Peru

Cordillera Huayhuash Mini - 4 Day Trek

Cordillera Huayhuash Mini - 4 Day Trek

The shortened 4 day Mini Huayhuash gives the traveler an abbreviated version of the longer trek, while not compromising on the stunning views.

Trip ITINERARY

DAY 1: Huaraz – Chiquian – Llamac village –Jahuacocha camp

Elevation: 4,050m
Hiking Time: 5 hours

Departure from Huaraz at 7:00 am to the south of Callejon de Huaylas on paved road until Chiquian, from Chiquian we will drive on dirt road until Llamac village at 3300 m, from Llamac we will climb up until reach Pampa Llamac pass, where we will have first view of Huayhuash range, then we will continue walking up until Jahuacocha camping spot. Overnight camp at Cuartelhuain.

DAY 2: Jahuacocha Lake – Sambunya pass – Rondoy pass – Rondoy camp

Elevation: 4,750m
Hiking Time: 6 hours

After our hearty breakfast we will pick up our trek gear, after that we will start walking up along jahuacocha valley, passing on the way by beautiful glacier lake Solteracocha and Jahuacocha, from the end the valley we will start climb up on steep way until reach highest pass of Rondoy, at the pass we will enjoy splendid view on clear day and we will focus taking pictures the range from north to south, after that we will descend to our cam site at Rondoy valley. Overnight camp at Rondoy camp.

DAY 3: Rondoy camp – Llamac village

Elevation: 4,000m
Hiking Time: 6 hours

After our breakfast we will start walking down along Llamac valley passing on the road by Santa Luisa mining camp and pocpa hamlet until Llamac village. Last night camp at Llamac.

DAY 4: Llamac village – Huaraz

Elevation: 3,300m
Hiking Time: 4 hours

This day we comeback after visiting our beautiful Andean circuit, and also a little bit more distinct range than other

Note: This itinerary is subject to change without prior notice according to weather conditions, strikes, roadblocks, or other events which are beyond our control. We will always do our best to follow the itinerary as closely as possible.

Additional Trip Info

  • Private tourist transport from/to your hostel/hotel.
  • English speaking official guide
  • Cook
  • Donkeys & Donkey drivers
  • Complete food during the trek (vegetarian option available)
  • All camping equipment and cooking/eating utensils
  • 3 or 4 Season sleeping tents. (3 person tents with additional fly storage for every 2 clients)
  • Emergency Horse (if more than 2 guests on trek)
  • First aid kit

  • Additional beverages or meals in villages.
  • Entrance fee into the National Park
  • Breakfast on the 1st and dinner on the last day.
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Personal mountain equipment such as trekking shoes, rain/wind jacket/pants, hat, gloves, sunglasses etc.
  • Sleeping bag/ mattress (can be rented)

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