06 Days/05 Nigths
Max. Altitude: 5947 m / 19,511 ft
Route: Climbing Nevado Alpamayo
Availability: June - August
People per Guide: 2
Nevado Alpamayo is a mountain in the Andean Cordillera, located in the Peruvian territory with an altitude of 5947m above sea level. It is one of the peaks that attracts most attention in the Cordillera Blanca in the Peruvian Andes. It was considered by the newspaper Alpinismo (May 1966) as the “most beautiful mountain in the world”.
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
Acclimatization Wilcacocha lake
Acclimatization Uruscocha lake
Acclimatization Ahuac lake
Acclimatization Rajucolta lake
Acclimatization Laguna 69
Day 01: Huaraz - Cashapampa - llamacoral 3760 m / 12,335 ft
From Huaraz we will drive to a village called Cashapampa with our shuttle vehicle. The donkeys and Donkey Driver will be waiting for us there. From there, we will begin our trail through the Santa Cruz valley until reaching Llamacoral, where we will set up camp. Approx. 4 to 5 hours.
Day 02: Llamacoral - Base Camp 4300 m / 14,107 ft
On day 2 we will start our trail in the same valley where the views of two beautiful lakes, Chinacocha and Orconcocha can be enjoyed. Then we will take a Zigzag trail to Base Camp. Approx. 5 hours
Day 03: Base Camp Alpamayo – Moraine Camp 4900 m / 16,076 ft - High Camp
We will hike up to High Camp, first via a rocky trail until arriving at the glacier, then we will trek through ice and snow with some steep parts until we get to 5450 m / 17,880 ft where we will set up camp.
Day 04: High Camp - Summit Alpamayo 5947 m / 19,511 ft - Base Camp
The hike will start at 1 am, trekking until we surpass a bergschrund where the technical part in the ice begins until we reach the summit. Then we will abseil down to High Camp. Approx. 6 to 7 hours. (optional: can go down to base camp).
Day 05: High Camp – Base Camp
Relaxed descent to base camp. Approx. 4 to 5 hours
Day 06: Base Camp – Cashapampa - Huaraz
Walk back through Santa Cruz Valley to Cashapampa, where our vehicle will be waiting for us. Approx. 4 to 5 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.