Elevación máxima: 4750 m. / 15583 pies (Paso Punta Unión).
Dificultad: moderada.
Duración: 4 días / 3 noches.
Mejor época: abril - octubre.
Ubicación: Cordillera Blanca.
Temperatura promedio: Entre 13 ° C - 23 ° C durante el día / por la noche -05 ° C a - 1 ° C. 

Distancia: 46 Km. / 28 Millas

Tamaño del grupo: 04 a 08 participantes

Precio: $ 385.00 USD

Ubicada en la Cordillera Blanca en los Andes peruanos, la clásica Santa Cruz de 4 días es una de las caminatas más hermosas del mundo. Esta caminata serpentea a través de los valles de la Cordillera Blancas mientras pasa hermosos lagos de color turquesa en su camino hacia el punto más alto de la caminata, Punta Unión. 

Day 1: Huaraz-Yungay-Llanganuco Lakes-Portachuelo (4768), Vaquería-Paria (3,100 - 3,700 - 3,870 mt)

We leave by private bus from Huaraz around 6:00. The road follows the river Rio Santa and passes several villages before arriving in the village of Vaqueria. The drive includes crossing Portachuelo Pass, the highest point of the trip (4,767m). From here, we have one of the best views to observe the highest mountains of Cordillera Blanca. On the way to Vaqueria, we stop at the beautiful lake sister lakes called Llanganuco. After our arrival at Vaqueria we load the donkeys with everything, except what you wish to carry in your small day pack. Once on the trail we pass through the small villages of Huaripampa valley before to get to the National Park Huascaran Office again. Then we will hike an easy 04 hours to our first camp Paria just in the valley Huaripampa.

Day 2: Paria-Punta Union-Taullipampa (3,870 - 4,750 - 4,250 mt)

We wake you up with hot tea in your tent and we will have breakfast ready around 6:30. We pack the tents while you eat and after breakfast the group will walk about five hours before reaching the highest point in this trek. The trail starts ascending towards Punta Union pass at 4,750 m. This old trail was heavily used in pre-Columbian and colonial times as a route for transporting goods from the eastern side of the Andes to the main valley. As we approach the pass, you will enjoy amazing panoramic views down the Santa Cruz Valley to the west, and views of the Huaripampa Valley to the east. The peaks of Santa Cruz surrounded by Andean vegetation of Quenual, the snow-capped peaks of Paria and Taulliraju, Artesonraju and Huaripampa will all come into view. We will see Taulliraju looming above us and on the other side its glacial lake. From this high point, it’s possible to see the all of Santa Cruz Canon, Artesonraju, Taulliraju, Rinrihircas, Chacraraju, Chopicalqui and Pucajircas. After take a break and Lunch we will keep walking down for 02 more hours until our next camp Taullipampa.

Day 3: Taullipampa - Arhuaycocha alpamayo view point - Jatuncocha, Ichicchocha, Llamacorral  (4,250 m – 3,760 mt.)

After your morning tea (or coffee) and, breakfast. We pack the tents while you eat and after breakfast, the group will walk by a shortcut to alpamayo's base camp and visit the Lake Arhuaycocha at 4,450 mi. about 03 hours return before reaching the valley Santa Cruz again and walk to our last camp in the way you will see the lake Jatun cocha and Ichic cocha where so many ducks and Huachuas are enjoying freedom then about one more hour we will get to the camp site Llamacorral where our camp will already be set up. During the trek, you can appreciate the following mountains: Santa Cruz, Quitaraju, Artesonraju, Alpamayo, Taulliraju and Rinrijircas. We will also pass the lakes Icchicocha, Hatuncocha the lake Arhuaycocha boasts one of the most spectacular views within the entire Cordillera Blanca.

Day 4: Llamacorral-Cashapampa-Huaraz (3,760 mt – 2,970 mt)

This is our last day inside to the Huascaran National Park. After our breakfast, we will trek downhill to the town Cashapampa which takes approximately 03- 04 hours. As we descend, you will be able to notice a steady change in vegetation as we follow the river to Cashapampa. From there, we load the bus and have a 2-3 hour drive back to Huaraz transfer to your hotel then we will meet in the early evening for dinner at our family house then a little celebration projecting our pictures.



  • 5 MEALS PER DAY: Breakfast, Snack, Tea time, Dinner.
  • VEGETARIAN FOOD, (optional) need it be details in advance.
  •  Large Sleeping tent  (04 season for each 02 person)
  • Special Mat. (2 mt. tall)
  • Kitchen tent
  • Dining tent
  • Toilet tent
  • Certificated Trekking guide (average English speaking)
  • Certificated cook
  • Donkeys
  • Donkey driver.
  • 05 Kilos personal Luggage for the Donkeys (Bring a dry bags, we provide duffle bags)
  • Kitchen and dining full utensils.
  • First aid kit (altitude sickness)
  • Private transport
  • Hot water every afternoon to clean up your hands and face (no shower)
  • Boiled water to fill your bottle after day first.
  • Include last day typical meal and drink (Huaraz)


  • Sleeping bag (if you don’t have we can help you to rent)
  • Personal Trekking gear
  • First day breakfast
  • Entrance Fee (s/60.00 soles)
  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Transfer - Airport/hotel/airport /bus station/Hotel – Lima
  • Bus ticket Huaraz/Lima
  • Travel luggage and Travel cancellation insurance
  • Not mentioned food (restaurant) and beverages
  • Emergency Horse
  • Nights Hotel in Huaraz.


COSTO POR PERSONA:  385.00 USD Dollars
DESCUENTO: 5% Reservando con 12 meses de anticipación

04 a 08 participantes

$ 385.00 USD

• Si reserva con anticipación, encontraremos a los demás participantes para la Fecha que elija. (Servicio grupal considerado de 05 a 08 participantes) Abrimos un nuevo grupo mínimo Base el 02.

Debe reservar con anticipación para obtener descuentos especiales.
Para la validación de la reserva debe depositar un 30% del precio total, y el 70% restante lo paga al llegar a Perú o Huaraz.

• Estimados visitantes deben saber que el servicio de nuestra empresa está disponible para brindarles en cualquier lugar información sobre nuestro viaje, para información detallada debe solicitarnos y les responderemos a la mayor brevedad, pues contamos con un guía experto disponible.

• Nuestras tarifas de trekking pueden cambiar según el horario del libro y el número de participantes, contacte con nosotros para más información por favor.

01 participante$ 1,350 USD
02 Participantes$ 750 USD
03 participantes$ 500 USD
04+  Participantes$ 385 USD 

Si desea contratar este servicio puede reservar incluso una semana antes de la fecha de salida, (servicio grupal considerado de 05 a 08 participantes)

si sois familia o compañeros de más de 05 personas podéis reservar incluso 2 días antes de la fecha de salida elegida.


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  • 2 wicking t-shirts
  • Sleeping bag with protection (-10 º -15 º degree) (if you cant carry one we will help you to rent one in Huaraz)
  • 2-3 hiking pants
  • 3 sets of undergarments.
  • 2 sets of hiking socks
  • 1 Fleece
  • 1 Warm, down jacket
  • 1 Rain jacket
  • 1 rain pants (depend of the season)
  • 1 sun hat
  • 1 wool hat
  • Headlamp
  • Bottle for 2.5 liters
  • Gloves
  • Comfortable shoes for camp
  • Walking high boots
  • Hiking poles (optional)
  • Sunscreen (lips and skin)
  • Quick dry towel.
  •  Earplugs
  • Battery Charger: There is no place to plug in while trekking


  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toothbrush and paste
  • Toilet paper
  • Personal medication
  • First aid kit.


  • 30 - 35L will be allowed in.
  • Water: we supply clean water at each morning after day 01st provided
  • Sun hat
  • Rain gear
  • Fleece
  • Camera
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toilet paper and small plastic bag for waste

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