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: Huaraz – Hualcayan (3140) - Wishcash (4040).
Breakfast at 6.30 a.m. Transfer from Huaraz to Hualcayán by private bus. At Hualcayán we visit archaeolocigal ruins (f.e. graves of stone which are called chullpas) of the pre-inca-time before we walk to Wishcash. Camping. From here we can see the summits of Milhuacoch and Rajucocha. Walking-time about 5 hours.
5th day: Wishcash (4040) – Osoruri (4600).
We leave Wishcash at 8.00 a.m. We reach the lake of Cullicocha (4600) and pass our first pass of Cullicocha (4850). Enjoying the view at the summits of Santa Cruz and Millhuacocha. Walking-time about 6-7 hours.
6th day: Osoruri - Jancarurish (4250).
We pass the second pass of Cedros (4750), crossing the mountain ravines of Cedros and Alpamayo. Then we visit ruins (built like circles), agriculture terraces, which belong to the culture of Recuray. We have a nice view to the summits of Millhuacocha, Pilanco, Pumapampa, etc. We continue our walk until we reach Jancarurish. From here we can enjoy the view to the top of the Alpamayo, which is nominaed to the most beautiful mountain of the World.Walking-time about 6-7 hours.
7th day: Jancarurish (4250) - Huillca (4000).
We follow the foothpass through farms and pass the third pass (Cara Cara 4.836m) before we descend to the mountain ravine of Moyobamba. Now we pass the 4th pass (Tayapampa (4500)) and descend to the mountain ravine of Tayapampa. Camping at Huillca. Walking-time about 7-8 hours.
8th day: Huillca (4000) - Jancapampa. (3400).
Walk through the ravine of Yanta Queñua. Passing the 5th pass of Yanajanca (4600). Enjoying the view to Pucahircas. Camping at Jancapampa.
9th day: Jancapampa. (3400) - Carhuacasha (3950).
We descend the ravine of Pingospampa and pass the 6th pass ahich is called Tupa Tupa (4400) Walking-time about 6-7 hours.
10th day: Carhuacasha (3950) - Tuctubamba (4300).
We observe the lake of Huecracocha and the Glaciar de Taulliraju. Now we pass the 7th pass (Pucaraju (4650)) and enjoy the view to the summits of the Cordillera Blanca, f.e.Taulliraju, Chacraraju Pirámide de Garcilazo Paria etc. We descend until the camping-site of Tuctubamba (4300). Walking-time about 6 – 7 hours.
11th day: Tuctubamba (4300) – Taullipampa (4250).
Today we pass Punta Unión (4750). From this pass we can see the summits of Taulliraju,
Pucajirca, Rinrijirca, Quitaraju, Santa Cruz, Artezonraju, Paria, Pucaraju and the mountain ravines of Santa Cruz and Morocoha. After two hours walking we arrive at our camping of Taullipampa at a altitude of 4250 m.
12th day: Taullipampa (4250) – Cb Alpamayo - Llamacorral (3760).
Today we walk to the east-site of the Alpamayo. We descend until the mountaine ravine of Santa Cruz with a view to the lakes of Jatuncocha (3900) and Ichiccocha (3850). One hour later we arrive at our camping-site.
13th day: Llamacorral (3760) – Cashapampa (2900).
We descend the small mountain ravine of Santa Cruz to Cashapampa. This will take us about 4 hours. From Cashapampa we return to Huaraz.
14th day: Travelling back to Lima (bus) – Hotel.
Transfer to Lima (hostal).
15th day: Lima, transfers from hotel to airport. Return to country of origin.
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