1st day: Arrival at Lima, transfer from the airport to the hotel in Lima
2nd day: Lima – Huaraz (bus).
Transfer to Huaraz (distance: 400 km from Lima), passing the Conococha (4,050m), transfer from the bus-station to the hotel. “Cruz del Sur” http://www1.cruzdelsur.com.pe/
3rd day: Acclimatization trek to Wilcuahuain (3450m) - Monterrey.
We drive from Huaraz to Wilcuahuain by bus. At Wilcahuain we start our trip. At first we visit the archaeological ruins, which lasts from the pre-inca-time. The ruins pretend to the Culture Wasi. This culture takes its roots in Ayacucho. After that we visit another village, it is called San Miguel de Recriash. From here we descend for one tour to reach the hot springs of Monterrey. There we can take a bath before we return to Huaraz – Hostal.
4th day: Transfer Huaraz (3100) – Caraz (2290m) - Cashapampa (2900).
We meet the donkey-driver at Cashapampa for carrying our equipment. We walk through the mountaine ravine of Santa Cruz for about 4-5 hours before we reach the camping-site of Llamacorral (3760). Here we spend the night.
5th day: Llamacorral (3760) – Cb Alpamayo - Taullipampa (4250).
We leave the camping-site very early and walk along at the right site of the Santa Cruz-ravine. We walk along the lakes of Ichiccocha and Jatuncocha, before we can observe the summits of Aguja de Santa Cruz, Pumapampa, Curuicachajana, Quitaraju, Pucahirca, Rinrinjirca, Taullipampa, Artesonraju, Paria, Millishraju. Then we climb up to a little viewing place to observe the most beautiful mountain of the world – the Alpamayo and a lake at the bottom of the Quitaraju. After that we return to the mountain ravine of Santa Cruz and to our camping-site at Taullipamapa.
6th day: Taullipampa (4250) – Punta Union (4750) - Quebrada Paria (3870).
Today we walk uphill to Punta Union (4.750m). From that point we have an impressive view to the Cordillera Blanca – to the summits of Taulliraju, los Rinrijircas, los Pucahircas, Quitaraju, los Santa Cruz, Artesonraju, Pirámide de Garcilazo,Paria, Millishraju. We descend to the camping-site of Paria.
7th day: Quebrada de Paria (3870) - Vaqueria (3850).
We walk back to the valley, observing the picturesques Yurma, Huaripampa, Colcabamba. We enjoy a spectacular view at Chacraraju and the village Vaquería. From Vaqueria we catch the bus to Cebollapampa, passing the pass of Portachuelo (4767 m.s.n.m). From here we can see the summits of Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Huandoy, Pisco, Chacraraju. After that we descend to our camping-site at Cebollapampa (3900 m).
8th day: Cebollapampa(3850) – Laguna 69 (4400) – Yungay – Huaraz – Hostal.
After the breakfast we start our walk to lake 69, which will take us some hours. Observing the beautiful landscape we will arrive at lake 69. There we rest for one hour before we return to Cebollapampa. Transfer to Huaraz by bus.
9th day: Travelling back to Lima (bus) – Hotel.
Transfer to Lima (hostal).
10th day: Lima, transfers from hotel to airport. Return to country of origin.
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