TREK LAKE CHURUP
Maximum altitude: 4480 m (Lake Churup).
Duration: Full day.
Preferred time: April – October.
Location: Cordillera Blanca.
Average temperature: Between 13° C – 23° C.
Churup Lake is one of the most beautiful glacier lake in the Cordillera Blanca, besides is ideal for people, who are looking for acclimatization, because after that they attempted treks or climb with more time and higher elevation in Cordillera Blanca & Huayhuash.
DAY 1: HUARAZ AT (3100M) – PITEC SETTLEMENT AT (3850M) – LAKE CHURUP AT (4480M) – HUARAZ. (TREK TIME: 6 HOURS (ASCEND & DESCEND) / DRIVING TIME: 2 HOURS (GO & BACK)
Departure from Huaraz at 7.00 am to the east side until Pitec settlement, on the way we will pass by Unchus, & Llupa village. From Pitec we will start walking up toward lake Churup, enjoying highland vegetation as: quenual trees, which are typical highland plants as soon as we reach higher and higher the view is better, for taking pictures about huge peaks as: mount Huamashraju at 5450m, Cordillera Negra at 5186m, as well as the imposing mount Churup at 5496m, on the path to lake we will see clearly melting glacier, that activity is rising stunning cascades, rivers that ran deep valleys. We will spend 3 hours to walk up until reach lake churup at 4480m, where we will spend one hour to have lunch, enjoying the view, and focusing scenic pictures, after one hour there we will came back walking down until parking site about 2 hours, finally we will take our transport to come back huaraz.
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We always recommend multi-layers clothing system which is more effective while you are managing your body temperature and warmer than one thick layer.
$ 40.00 USD per person
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