Peru Trekking : Magnificent Cordillera Huayhuash Trek
Trek program : Magnificent Cordillera Huayhuash Trek
Difficulty : Hard
Timing : 12 Days
Day 1 : Arrive Huaraz (3090m)
Day 2 & 3 : Huaraz. Acclimatization day hikes
Day 4 : Drive to the village of Llamac to camp 3300m. 4 to5 hours drive.
Day 5 : Hike up the valley to Quartelhuain 4200m 6 hours
Day 6 : Cross the pass Punta Cacanan 4700m then descend to camp lake Laguna Mitucocha 4220m. 6 hours.
Day 7 : Pass Paso de Carhuac 4650m to camp at Laguna Carhuacocha 4150m 6 hours.
Day 8 : Extra day at Laguna Carhuacocha. Day hike, rest or go fishing
Day 9 : Pass Carnicero 4600m to Laguna Carnicero 4300m 5 to 6 hours
Day 10 : Pass Portachuelo de Huayhuash 4750m and camp near Viconga 4480m 6½ hours
Day 11 : The highest pass Punta Cuyoc 5000m and camp in valley Quebrada Huanacpatay 4300m 4½ hours
Day 12 : Follow the Quebrada Huanacpatay down to the village of Huayllapa and then climb to Huatiac 4350m 7 hours
Day 13 : We start early in the morning and we go through the Pass Punta Tapush 4750m the walk along the Laguna Susucocha and Cashpapampa 4500m for about 4 hours. Then we will walk over the Pass Punta Yaucha 4800m and descend to Laguna Jahuacocha 4150m 4 hours . Total 9 hours aprox.
Day 14 : An extra day at Laguna Jahuacocha. Climb up Cerro Amarrillo Peak 5000m, visit Soltera Cocha Lake, OR take a rest and try trout fishing.
Day 15: The final pass Pampa Llamac 4300m and descend to Llamac. 5½ hours. Return to Huaraz
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