Day 1: Meet at the airport and transfer to hotel in Lima
Day 2: Lima to Huaraz by bus
(8 hours), stay at hotel (Bus Cruz del Sur).
Day 3: Acclimatization trek to Churup Lake (4.450 m) and return to Huaraz.
We leave Huaraz by private-bus to the little village Pitek (3.850m). At first we pass through another village, which is called Llupa (3.650m). From here we have a beautiful view to the southern part of the Cordillera Blanca. Our trip to the Churup-Lake (4.450m) we start from Pitek. At first we enter the mountain ravine of Churup. After some hours of walking we reach the Lake Churup. Here we stay for one hour before we return to Huaraz.
Day 4: Huaraz – Cebollapampa ( 3850m) – Cb Pisco ( 4600m).
we leave from Huaraz to Huaylas Valley in bus, towards the town of Yungay (2500m). We continue on dirt road on the upper Llanganuco Valley passing the Lakes Chinancocha y Orconcocha to the point called Cebollapampa, located in Llanganuco Valley. This is the starting point for the approach trek for climbing Pisco (5,762m), Huandoy (6,395m) and Chacraraju (6,112m). The base camp is reached in approximately 4 hours.
Day 5: Cb Pisco - Pisco summit ( 5750 m) – Cb.
Early start (2-3 am) for the summit climb. We cross a moraine and climb to the glacier tongue, and then to the col, which offers excellent views of summits of Cordillera Blanca. The route to the summit crosses a crevasse to reach the summit, where a 360º view around makes us forget the fatigue. Descent to base camp.
Day 6: Cb – Cebollapampa to base camp of Chopicalqui. (4.350 m).
Descent from base camp to Cebollapampa where transportation will take us back to Portachuelo Llanganuco, where we start walking to the base camp, carrying our personal gear. We spend the night at the camp.
Day 7: base camp to camp 1 (5.300 m).
Vertical drop: 900 m, duration: 4 to 5 hours.
Day 8: C1 - Chopicalqui summit (6.354 m) – C1.
Early start before dawn to climb to the summit, the vertical drop of 1,054 m and the return to camp 1 is usually done in 10 to 11 hours. The summit offers exceptional views of the whole Cordillera Blanca mountain range.
Day 9: Camp 1 - Camp Morrena to Huaraz - Hostal.
Return to Portachuelo Llanganuco where we transfer on bus to Huaraz - Hostal.
The vertical drop of 1200 m is done in 4 hours.
Day 10: Huaraz to Lima, stay at hotel.
Day 11: Lima, transfers from hotel to airport. Return to country of origin.