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
3rd day: Acclimatization trek to Lake Churup (4,450m).
We leave Huaraz at 7 a.m. for the village of Pitec. From the village, we ascend for about 3 hours, including some rock scrambling at the top, to reach Churup Lake, a beautiful turquoise lake at the base of Churup Mountain – Huaraz - Hostal.
4th day: Huaraz (3,100m) – Olleros (3,450m) – Sacracancha (4,200m).
Transfer from Huaraz (3,090m) to the village of Olleros (3,450m).We start the trek along the Black River, crossing the Uquian Valley. On the trail we have views of various snow capped mountains. We set first camp at 4,200m.
5th day: Sacracancha (4,200m) – Yanashayash Pass (4,700m) – Shoncopampa.
Following a dirt road, we contour a few small lakes and climb towards Yanashayash Pass (4,700m). The second camp is below, in Shoncopampa valley, at 3,800m.
6th day: Shoncopampa (3,800m) – Chavin(3,200m) – Huaraz.
From the valley, we continue walking up to a small steep section from where we can already see the archeological complex of CHAVIN de HUANTAR. We follow the trail to the village of Chavin, on the descent. We reach the village before noon, which gives us enough time to visit the village and the ruins before 6pm, when private transportation takes us back to Huaraz. We arrive in Huaraz at the hostal around 10pm.
7th day: Day of rest in Huaraz.
Logistics and preparing the technical gear for the expedition.
8th day: Huaraz (3,100m) – Yungay – Cebollapampa – Cb Pisco (4,600m).
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.
9th day: Cb Pisco (4,600) – Summit Pisco (5,750m) – 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.
10th day: Cb – Cebollapampa – Yungay – Huaraz – Hostal.
Descent from base camp to Cebollapampa where transportation will take us back to the hostal in Huaraz.
11th day: Travelling back to Lima (bus) – Hotel.
Transfer to Lima (hostal).
12th day: Lima, transfers from hotel to airport. Return to country of origin.