SANTA CRUZ – MOUNT. PISCO
Maximum altitude: 4750 m. (Punta Union pass).
Maximum altitude: 5752 m. (Pisco Summit).
Difficulty: Moderate - Hard.
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights.
Preferred time: May – October.
Location: Cordillera Blanca
Average temperature: between 13° C – 23° C during the day/ at night -04°C to – 10°C on the top.
Groups: 04 to 08 persons
Cost from: 800.00 USD
DAY 1: Huaraz at (3100m) – Caraz at (2200m) – Cashapampa village at (2970m) - camp Llamacoral at (3760m). (Trek time: 4 hours (walk up) / driving time: 3 hours).
Departure from Huaraz at 7.00 am, we will drive to the north side of Huaraz along Callejon de Huaylas on paved road until Caraz at 2200m, then we will deviate to the north – east on dirt road until Cashapampa village at 2970m. From this point we will start walking up along narrow Santa Cruz valley with sparkling waterfalls, groves & high land bushes and trees until reach a wide meadow, where is located our campsite with spectacular view to the background about mount Taulliraju. Overnight camp at Llamacoral.
DAY 2: Llamacoral at (3760m) – Arhueycocha Lake at (4450m) – Taullipampa camp at (4250m). (time: 8 hours (walk up &walk down).
After breakfast, we will start walking up on grass meadow, passing beautiful mountain lakes of Ichiccocha and Jatuncocha , continue hiking up on the Santa Cruz valley until Quisuar, after that we will walk up on steep hill, but the trail winds up on sig sag until Alpamayo viewpoint above Arhuaycocha gorge, and Arhuaycocha lake at 4450m, where we will relax and enjoy the splendid summit views of the majestic mountains of Alpamayo, and another peaks, after a break we will come back on the same route up until Alpamayo view point, from it the route bring us to isolated Taullipampa campsite, where we will enjoy lovely sunset. Overnight camp at Taullipampa
DAY 3: Taullipampa at (4250m) – Punta Union pass at (4750m) - Cachinapampa camp at (3700m). (Trek time: 7 hours (walk up & walk down).
After our breakfast we will start walking up toward Punta union, which is the highest point of this trek, on pass we will enjoy berth taken & panoramic views surrounded by huge mountains as: mount Taulliraju, Artezonraju, Pucajircas and other peaks, turquoise lakes, we after crossing the pass we will descend on slope and rocky trail toward huaripampa valley, watching small glacier lakes, waterfalls & high land groves and trees, mount Huascaran, which are garnishing our trail until our campsite at Cachinapampa on Huaripampa valley.Overnight camp at cachinapampa
DAY 4: Cachinapampa at (3700m) – Vaqueria village at (3700m) – Cebollapampa camp at (3900m).(Trek time: 2 hours (walk down & walk up)/ driving time: 2 hours).
After our breakfast at 7:00 am, we will start walking down on pleasant flat valley with some sections of Quenual & Quisuar forest, the trail is almost easy until reach Huaripampa village, after that we will start climbing up until Vaqueria village at 3700m, where we will take a transport to move Cebollapampa, on the pass of Portachuelo ageing we will enjoy amazing view about, deep valleys, lakes, huge peaks, then we will continue driving until Cebollapampa. Overnight camp at Cebollapampa.
DAY 5: Cebollapampa camp at (3900m) – Pisco mount base camp at (4665m). (Trek time: 3 hours (walk up).
After our breakfast at 9:00am we will start walking up toward Pisco base camp our climb gear will be transported by donkey service until base camp at 4650m. In the afternoon we will enjoy amazing sunset. Overnight camp at base camp.
DAY 6: Pisco mount base camp at (4665m) – Summit at (5752m) - Base camp at (4665m). (Climbing time: 10 hours (ascent & descent).
After our breakfast at 1:00 we will start walking up toward Pisco summit at 5752m, after 2.5 hours traversing the rocky moraine, we will be at glacier edge, after 4 hours climbing up we will reach the top, on the summit we will see more than 10 summits, which are over 6 thousand meters high including giant mount Huascaran. Then we will descent until our camping spot by the same route. Last night camp at base camp.
DAY 07: BASE CAMP – LAKE 69 –CEBOLLAPAMPA (4650 – 4000)
After the last by the normal 69 lake’s trail to Cebollapampa for about 2 more hours, there will take our transport to breakfast in the Base Camp of Pisco Mountain, we will take the trail which connect to lake 69 by high trail around for 2.5 hours, spending 30 minutes enjoying the beautiful landscape at the lake, then to descend Yungay then to Huaraz, and after we will meet in the evening at home for a Traditional Dinner where our Service end.
- 5 meals per day ( breakfast, snack, lunch, tea time, dinner)
- Sleeping tent 4 season
- Special mat. (base camp)
- Kitchen tent (base camp)
- Certificated mountain guide ( English spoken)
- Group climbing gear (crampons, harness, ice axe, rope, helmet etc.).
- Kitchen and dining full utensils. Stove, gas, plates, caps, forks.
- First aid kit
- Porters (only for mountains over 6,000 meter)
- Hot water every day in the morning to clean up your hands and face.
- We give you boiled water to fill your bottle every day.
- Include last day typical dinner and drink
- Entrance fee to the Huascaran national park, s/ 150.00 soles per person
- Travel accident and health insurance
- Horse (in case of emergency, for trekking parts)
- Travel luggage and travel cancellation insurance
- Not mentioned food and beverages
- Don’t include first breakfast.
- Personal camping and climbing equipment (sleeping bag, heat lamp, snow glasses, appropriate clothes, personal medicines, etc.)
PARTICIPANTS: 04 to 08
KIND OF TOURS: GROUP SERVICE
COST PER PERSON: 650.00 USD Dollars
DISCOUNT: 5 % Booking 12 months in advance
KIND OF SERVICE: BUSINESS CLASS
|GROUP SERVICE COST PER PERSON|
|05 to 08 Participants|
$ 800.00 USD
• If you book in advance we find the other participants for the Date you Choice. (Group Service considerate from 04 to 08 participants)We open a new group minimum Base on 02.
You should do early book to get special discounts.
• Dear visitors you should know that our company service is available to provide wherever information regarding our trip, for detailed information you should request us and we will reply as soon as possible, because we have an expert guide available.
• Our trek rates can change according the book time and number of participants, contact with us for more information please.
|PRIVATE SERVICE COST PER PERSON|
|01 Participant||$ 2,000 USD|
|02 Participants||$ 1,200 USD|
|03 Participants||$ 1000 USD|
|04+ Participants||$ 800 USD|
If you Want to take this Service you can Book even a week before the departure Date, (group Service considerate from 04 to 08 participants)
if you are a family or mates over 04 people you can book even 2 days before your choice departure date.
|JUNE 01||03 spaces||Book Now|
|JUNE 04||07 spaces||Book Now|
|JUNE 07||07 spaces||Book Now|
|JUNE 13||02 spaces||Book Now|
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.
shade hat or baseball cap
CORE / TORAX WEAR
base layer / longsleeve
thrid layer / hard shell
fourth layer / insulating layer
Base layer / long-johns
second layer / fleece trouser
hard shell / mountaineering trouser
sandals / crocs
sleeping bag more than – 10°c comfort) If you cant take one you can rent in Huaraz
PERSONAL CLIMBING GEAR:
2 locking carabineers
1 traverse ice axe (only climbing) / 2 traction ice axe (making course)
pair of gaiters
daysi chain / climbing lanyard.
personal first aid kit (medicines that you often use).
large duffle bags
sacks or large plastic bags
sunscreen; (spf 30 +).
Lip balm; (sfp 15 +).
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
$ 650.00USD per person
04 to 08 participants
Moderate – Hard