From huaraz: Trekking Santa Cruz - Llanganuco

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This trekking route is the best option if you wish to travel through the Cordillera Blanca, passing through high altitude mountains and appreciating beautiful landscapes in a short time.


  • Be amazed by the magnificence of the Cordillera Blanca mountain range.
  • Here you can take the best pictures of snow-capped mountains and canyons.
  • Take this 4D/3N route to challenge your trekking skills.


Day 1: Huaraz - Cashapampa - Llamacorral The first day tour can last 2 hours and 30 minutes, if you choose a means of transportation; but if you wish to hike it can last up to 4 hours approximately. The tour starts with the pick up of the passenger from his hotel in Huaraz and during the trip there will be a few stops to take some pictures and visit the city of Yungay after what happened in 1970. Around 10 am you will arrive at Cashapampa, where you can get ready for the first day of trekking, while the muleteers load your luggage onto the donkeys. On day 1 you will walk to the first camp in Llamacorral, where you will arrive around 2 to 3 pm. Day 2: Llamacorral - Mirador Alpamayo - Taullipampa The second day begins with breakfast at the Llamacorral camp, to leave for the second camping area which is in Taullipampa, located approximately 6 hours from the first camp where you will arrive around 3 or 4 in the afternoon. During this day you will have the opportunity to appreciate the best views of the snowy Alpamayo and Quitaraju, as well as passing by two lakes (Ichic Cocha and Jatun Cocha). Day 3: Taullipampa - Punta Union - Huaripampa The journey of this day will last approximately 7 hours, for which we will leave from Taullipampa to Punta Union, an area that will allow you to take the best shots of the valley. After taking a short break in this sector we will descend to the next camp called Cachinapampa near the town of Huaripampa; arriving there at approximately 3 pm. Day 4: Huaripampa - Vaqueria - Huaraz The last day you will only walk about 2 to 3 hours towards the Vaqueria settlement, during the journey you will see the houses of the local people, children playing, some animals that are crossing the road and approximately at 11 am you will board the transport to go to Huaraz; on the route you will make a few stops to photograph the valley of Llanganuco, with views of the snow-capped mountains and turquoise lakes. Finally you will arrive in Huaraz, where you will spend the night.


The information that the guide will give you before starting the tour. A cup of tea every morning. Entrance tickets A first aid kit Experienced guide Cook on route Round trip transportation Snacks on route daily Snacks before dinner Meals (3 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners) Pack donkeys Camping equipment Cooking equipment

Important Information

  • Este recorrido implica un recorrido de 5 a 7 horas por día, por lo que se requiere un nivel moderado de condición física.

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