04 Days/03 Nigths
Max. Altitude: 6162 m / 20,216 ft
Route: Climbing Nevado Ranrapalca
Availability: June - August
Nevado Ranrapalca Located North East of Huaraz, its name comes from the Quechua language. Ranra means “rock” while Palca stands for “branch shaped”. Its normal route is via the North East face, with its rocky sections. There are spectacular views from the top, of the Cordillera Blanca as well as the Cordillera Negra.
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 – Base Camp Ishinca 4350 m / 14,271 ft
From Huaraz, we will drive to Cochapamapa where our donkey driver will be waiting. There we will begin our walk through a forest of Quenuales until Base Camp. Approx. 4 hours.
Day 02: Base camp – High Camp 5200 m / 17,060 ft
On the second day we will take the route to the Ishinca Glacier, using a zigzag trail to the col (mountain pass) located between the Ranrapalca and Ishinca glaciers. We will set up camp there. Approx. 4 hours.
Day 03: High Camp – Summit Ranrapalca 6162 m / 20,216 ft– Base Camp
We will start the hike at 1 am. The first part will be a zigzag trail to the 240m wall which we will climb. At the top, we will have a great panoramic view. Then, we will go back down to base camp.
Day 04: Base camp – Huaraz
On the last day, we will have an easy walk to Cochapampa and will go back to Huaraz in our vehicle. Approx. 3h1/2.
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.