03 Days/02 Nigths
Max. Altitude: 5450 m /17,880 ft
Route: Climbing Nevado Urus
Availability: All year
Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
Nevado Urus Located to the North East of Huaraz, the Urus Moutain has become one of Cordillera Blanca’s classics. Many people go on this expedition in order to acclimatize, and then be able to reach higher goals or technical levels.
We recommend you to do at least a 1-Day hike in altitude to be acclimatized before doing this tour.
We can offer you different hikes.
Huaraz - Acclimatization Churup lake
This is a very good hike to acclimatize. From Huaraz we go by car to the village of Pitec. On the way we pass several picturesque villages, such as Unchus and Llupa. At 3850 m /12,631 ft we start our easy hike up to Lake Churup with its blue colors sitting at an altitude of 4440 m /14,566 ft ling over steep rocks. And then we come back to Huaraz by the same way.
Acclimatization Wilcacocha lake
Acclimatization Uruscocha lake
Acclimatization Ahuac lake
Acclimatization Rajucolta lake
Acclimatization Laguna 69
Day 01: Huaraz - Cochapampa - Base Camp 4350 m / 14,271 ft
From Huaraz we will drive to Cochapampa where our Donkey Driver will be waiting for us. From there we will start our hike, going through a forest of Quenuales trees until Base Camp. Approx. 4 hours.
Day 02: Base Camp - Urus Summit 5450 m / 17,880 ft - Base Camp
We will start hiking our ascent at 3 am by a steep ridge until we reach the glacier, before climbing a spectacular ridge to the Summit, with views of the Tocllaraju and Ranrapalca peaks among others. After the Summit, we will go down to Base Camp. Approx. 5 hours.
Day 03: Base Camp - Cochapampa - Huaraz
On the third day, we will go on an easy trail to Cochapampa and go back to Huaraz with the shuttle bus. Approx. 3 hours
Mountain Guide (AGMP - UIAGM)
Entrance fee of National Park Huascaran
Private transport between Huaraz / start and end of trek.
Complete meals during the trekking program
Kitchen / dining tent.
Collective technical equipment
Tent for 2 Person
Tour of Acclimatization
Travel accident and health insurance
Pick-up from the station and transfer to the Hotel reserved for you in Huaraz.
Transfers from the airport / hotel / airport - Lima
Hotel accommodation in Lima.
Tour of the city
Transfer from the station to the hotel / station / hotel - Lima
Bus ticket Huaraz / Lima,
Hotel accommodation in accordance with tour program.