Duration: full day including 1 – 1.5 hours walk.
Maximum altitude: 5,000 m a.s.l.
Tour type:Classic bus tour
Difficulty grade: Easy
Our private transport will pick you up at your hostel/hotel at 7:00am from where you head south down the Callejon de Huaylas to the area of Recuay. After savouring some Coca tea to help prepare you for the altitude, the route goes east toward the Cordillera Blanca via the Pachacoto Canyon.
Along the way you’ll have some interesting stops like Patococha (Duck Lake) with spectacular landscapes, the carbonated water (not drinkable) of Pumapampa, the Puya raimondi plants which are also the world’s largest bromeliads (pineapple family) and can reach up to 10m in height. The springs of Pumapashimin are stunning with their colours changing depending on the angle viewed from and brightness of the sun.
At the glacier parking area (4,867m), there’s a walk of 30-45min (one way) to reach the retreating Pastoruri Glacier at 5,000m altitude where you will get to see first-hand the consequences of climate change.
Departing from the glacier, there’s a brief stop to show you some of the rock paintings dating back to the early period of regional development between 200BC – 600AD.
Then in the way back we will stop in a local restaurant for lunch you can order any of the local dishes your prefer.
Finally we will keep driving for 01 more Hour to Huaraz and leave you at your hotel.
- FIRST AID KIT
- ENTRACE FEE: S/ 30.00 SOLES.
- PERSONAL SPENDING
PRICE BASE 09+:
KIND OF SERVICE: BUSINESS CLASS
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WE RECOMMEND TO BRING
We always recommend multi-layers clothing system which is more effective while you are managing your body temperature and warmer than one thick layer.
- warm jacket
- sun protection
- Cold protection
- rain protection
- money for Lunch
$ 20.00 USD per person
Up to 09
Group / Private