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3 DAY TREKKING PACKAGE

Begin with a gentle stroll around Lake Keushu to acclimatise safely and then go & explore the true gems of the region.

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5 DAY TREKKING PACKAGE

Experience the very best of the Huascaran National Park. Glaciers, aqua-marine lakes and mountains sunrises.

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TREKKING MT. PISCO

Watch the sunrise over the Cordillera Blanca & enjoy the 360 degree views of the nearby peaks.

MT. PISCO TREK
TREKKING SANTA CRUZ

The most famous multi-day trek in the Cordillera Blanca. This is one you can not afford to miss.

SANTA CRUZ TREK

2 DAY TREKKING PACKAGE

Day 1
Ice of Huandoy
Ice of Huandoy
Day 2
Lake 69
Lake 69

This 2 day package gives you a days acclimatisation upon arrival (ideal for those coming from sea-level or low altitude), with a stroll around the idyllic glacial lake of Lake Keushu. Having acclimatised, you will set off over the next couple of days & discover some of the real hidden gems of the area. For full package details please download the 2 Day PDF or Package Prices + T&C.

Day 1
Ice of Huandoy
4000m

On Day 1, venture up to the Ice of Huandoy & watch falling debris from the ice ceracs. Do no not stand around too long.

Day 2
Lake 69
4650m

On your last day, you will simply be astounded by the beauty of Lake 69 - the jewel of the Andes. (Compulsory taxi required - S/. 120 drop-off and pick-up included)

3 DAY TREKKING PACKAGE

Day 1
Lake & Ruins of Keushu
Lake & Ruins of Keushu
Day 2
Ice of Huandoy
Ice of Huandoy
Day 3
Lake 69
Lake 69

This 3 day package gives you a days acclimatisation upon arrival (ideal for those coming from sea-level or low altitude), with a stroll around the idyllic glacial lake of Lake Keushu. Having acclimatised, you will set off over the next couple of days & discover some of the real hidden gems of the area. For full package details please download the 3 Day PDF or Package Prices + T&C.

Day 1
Lake & Ruins of Keushu
3505m

Ease into things by taking a gentle stroll around the nearby lake & appreciate the magnitude of the neighbouring peaks.

Day 2
Ice of Huandoy
4000m

Enjoy the solitude & peace as you head up to the Ice of Huandoy & watch falling debris from the ice ceracs.

Day 3
Lake 69
4650m

A tough days trekking with the most amazing reward for those who make it. The lake is beyond impressive & boasts some exquisite colours & snow-capped mountains as the backdrop. (Compulsory taxi required - S/. 120 pick-up and drop-off included)

4 DAY TREKKING PACKAGE

Day 1
Lake & Ruins of Keushu
Lake & Ruins of Keushu
Day 2
Llanganuco Lakes
Llanganuco Lakes
Day 3
Ice of Huandoy
Trekking peru Ice of Huandoy
Day 4
Lake 69
Trekking peru Lake 69

This 4 day package is ideal for those who are not already acclimatised but want to see the very best of the area, or for those who want to spend a little extra time in the region. The treks offer a complete & diverse insight to the true magic & beauty of trekking in the Cordillera Blanca, whilst incorporating a safe & responsible trekking schedule. For full package details please download the 4 Day PDF or Package Prices + T&C.

Day 1
Lake & Ruins of Keushu
3505m

Soak up some sun on the rocks around the lake & be in awe of the mighty Huascaran, towering above in the clouds.

Day 2
Llanganuco Lakes
3900m

Walk along a pre-Columbian path through the cloud forest to emerge at the famous Llanganuco Lakes. (Optional taxi drop-off S/. 60)

Day 3
Ice of Huandoy
4000m

You are unlikely to see another soul on this trek & will be spoilt with views of Huandoy & the Cordillera Negra.

Day 4
Lake 69
4650m

This will get those lungs pumping & the blood racing. Upon arrival at the Lake all that hard work will be forgotten & you will see why it was worth the fight. (Compulsory taxi required - S/. 120 drop-off and pick-up included)

5 DAY TREKKING PACKAGE

Day 1
Lake & Ruins of Keushu
Trekking Peru Lake & Ruins of Keushu
Day 2
Llanganuco Lakes
Trekking Peru Llanganuco Lakes
Day 3
Ice of Huandoy
Trekking Peru Ice of Huandoy
Day 4
Lake 69
Trekking Peru Lake 69
Day 5
Portachuelo Pass
Trekking peru Portachuelo Pass

Staying in comfort at the lodge each night: This 5 day package has it all. Touch the ice of the glacier, visit aqua-marine coloured lakes & finish up with a most spectacular sunrise over the Cordillera Blanca & much more. For those keen to exploit their time fully in Cordillera Blanca, this package takes you to some of the hidden & most beautiful spots that the region has to offer. For full package details please download the 5 Day PDF or Package Prices + T&C.

Day 1
Lake & Ruins of Keushu
3505m

Soak up some sun on the rocks around the lake & be in awe, of the mighty Huascaran towering above in the clouds.

Day 2
Llanganuco Lakes
3900m

Having acclimatised well, go & visit the ultra-marine coloured Llanganuco Lakes, that are located in a towering gorge. (Optional taxi drop-off - S/. 60)

Day 3
Ice of Huandoy
4000m

You are unlikely to see another soul on this trek & will be spoilt with views of Huandoy & the Cordillera Negra.

Day 4
Lake 69
4650m

Prepare yourself for an intensive walk & submerse yourself in the surrounding beauty before arriving at the jewel of the Andes. (Compulsory taxi required - S/. 120 drop-off and pick-up included)

Day 5
Portachuelo Pass
4800m

Rise at the crack of dawn & be driven up to 4800m & watch the sunrise light show dance over the Cordillera Blanca. (Compulsory taxi required - S/. 200 drop-off and pick-up included)

MT. PISCO TREK

Trekking Peru mt Pisco
Trekking Peru Mt Pisco Huascaran View
Trekking Peru Mt Pisco Summit Ridge
Trekking Peru Mt Pisco Summit

TREK SUMMARY - 2 NIGHTS / 3 DAYS

Mt. Pisco is a very attractive & attainable mountain for fit climbers,  who have some climbing experience. It is also a great option for those acclimatising to do another peak over 6000m.

Mt. Pisco is well known for its spectacular views of the surrounding peaks,  including the highest peak in Peru & the earths tropics - Huascaran (6768m). The ascent is moderately difficult due to the altitude,  but not very steep. Expect to see an ice-blue glacial lake,  navigate your way over a morraine field & witness an extraordinary sunrise on the summit,  with 360 degree views of the Cordillera Blanca mountain range.

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TREK ITINERARY DETAILS

Day 1
Cebollapampa - Pisco Basecamp
3hrs
4900m

You will be collected from LML by Active Peru Adventure Travel Agency at 8am in private transport. After passing the LLanganuco Lakes you will arrive at Cebollapampa, where our donkeys & donkey drivers will be waiting for you. 

Here you will begin your trek with an approximate 2-3 hour walk to the Pisco Basecamp. Once at basecamp,  you will set up camp & be briefed by your guide about the summit strategy & preparation details for the following day.

Day 2
Pisco Basecamp - Summit
7hrs
5750m

At 2am the next morning, you will rise to have breakfast & prepare yourself for the summit attempt. At 3am sharp you will start hiking towards the glacier & cross the morraine field to morraine camp. 

With the glacier well in sight, you will put your crampons on & follow the route up to reach the summit approximately 6-7 hours later. Having successfully reached the summit,  you make a slow & gentle descent back down to basecamp, for a well deserved rest & some food.

Day 3
Pisco Basecamp – LML Lodge
3hrs
4900m

The following morning we will set off with a nice easy stroll back down to Cebollapampa & enjoy the views of the waterfall & scenary on the way back down. Once you finally arrive at Cebollapampa, you can celebrate your achievement with a well-earned beer & talk about the delights of your trekking experience. 

Once ready, your private transport will take you back to LML or your final destination in Huaraz.

BOOKING INFORMATION

LML does not take direct bookings for the Mt. Pisco trek,  however,  we recommend using our well trusted friends Active Peru. They are a very reputable travel adventure company & will cater for all your personal needs & trekking requirements.

Below is a table with a list of their prices for both group and private bookings. In order to book the Mt. Pisco Trek with Active Peru,  please email them directly via their online contact form  & they will contact you with further details & information.

* Private Bookings - For more info please visit: 

http://www.activeperu.com/climbing-pisco.htm

SANTA CRUZ TREK

Trekking Peru Santa Cruz
Trekking Peru Santa Cruz View
Trekking Peru Santa Cruz Alpamayo
Trekking Peru Santa Cruz

TREK SUMMARY - 2 NIGHTS / 3 DAYS

In a sense,  Peru is both lucky & unlucky to have Machu Picchu. Obviously it is beautiful & amazing in its own right,  but the best mountain views are in the Cordillera Blanca. The Santa Cruz trek encompasses a range of different coloured lakes,  sheer & towering granite faces & more than 30+ aggressive looking peaks that surround the valley.

You will pass through local villages,  meet the local Quechan natives & share some of their beautiful surroundings that they dearly call home. This trek is magnificent & should be on any trekkers to do list.

TREK ITINERARY DETAILS

Day 1
Vaqueria - Paria Campsite
4hrs
3900m

Having been picked up at LML by Active Peru Adventure Travel Agency, you will have a 2.5 hr transfer to Vaqueria at 3600m, where the trailhead starts. On your way, you will pass the Llanganuco Lakes & head up & over Portachuelo Pass at 4760m. Once on the trailhead, you will have a relatively easy 4 hr walk to the Paria Campsite at 3900m. Here you will spend the night in preparation for taking on Punta Union Pass at 4750m the next day.

Day 2
Paria Campsite - Taullipampa
5hrs
4200m

First you will head uphill & tackle the Punta Union Pass at 4750m. The reward will be a rapid descent to Taullipampa Campsite at 4200m, one of the most beautiful campsites in the Cordillera Blanca, with 360-degree views of peaks over 5000m. The day consists of a relatively tame trek down through the Santa Cruz Valley, past Hatun & Ichic Cochas (large and small lakes) to Llamacorral Campsite at 3900m.

Day 3
Taullipampa - Llamacorral Campsite
5hrs
3760m

The day consists of a relatively tame trek down through the Santa Cruz Valley, past Jatun Cocha & Ichi Cocha (large & small lakes) to Llamacorral Campsite at 3760m. As you pass through the valley you will observe the most beautiful peak in the world - Alpamayo, along with many others that tower nearby.

BOOKING INFORMATION

LML does not take direct bookings for the Santa Cruz Trek,  however,  we recommend using our well trusted friends Active Peru. They are a very reputable travel adventure company & will cater for all your personal needs & trekking requirements.

Below is a table with a list of their prices for both group and private bookings. In order to book the Santa Cruz Trek with Active Peru,  please email them directly via their online contact form & they will contact you with further details & information.

*Group Bookings - Must have a minimum of 2 people. Guaranteed departure from 3 participants, maximum 14 participants. Booking minimum 2 months before departure.
For more information please visit: http://www.activeperu.com/english-join-a-group-santa-cruz-4days.php

* Private Bookings - For more info please visit: 
http://www.activeperu.com/english-trekking-santa-cruz.htm