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3 Days Backpacking tour itinerary for Huaraz: Climb The Famed Pisco

Huaraz

Mountaineering
Mountaineering Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Backpacking
Backpacking Tour
Climb the famed Pisco

Pisco Mountain

Pisco-Peru

Head for Mountain Pisco (5752 m), one of easiest peaks to climb in the Cordillera Blanca, perfect for acclimatization before tackling a higher summit higher. Savour the spectacular view of a slew of peaks such as Chacraraju, Yanapaccha, Chopicalqui, Huascaran, Huandoy, Piramide Garcilaso, artesonraju, Caraz and Alpamayo, from the summit.

DAY 01

Huaraz (3100 m) – Yungay (2500 m) – Cebollapampa (3900 m) – Pisco base camp (4665 m)

  • Depart from Huaraz at 6:00 am, toward the north.

  • Move along Callejon de Huaylas valley until you reach Yungay town with your Peruvian tour guide.

  • Afterwards, turn to the east to continue driving up toward Llanganuco valley, passing on the way by two beautiful glacier lakes (Chinancocha and Urqu Qucha) until Cebollapampa, at 3 hours driving.

  • From Cebolla Pampa, walk up about 3 hours, with donkey driver and his animal service until base camp at 46650 m.

DAY 02

Pisco mountain base camp (4665 m) – Pisco summit (5752 m) - Pisco base camp (4665 m).

  • Wake up around midnight and breakfast at 1:00, after which start climbing toward between moraine and rock way (about 3 hours).

  • When you reach the glacier, wear crampons and take the rope to go up to the summit of Pisco at 5752 m. (after 4 hours). On the summit you will see around a dozen summits, some of them are over six thousand meters high like mount Huascaran.

  • Return by the same way to your camping place.

DAY 03

Pisco base camp – Cebollapampa – Huaraz

  • After breakfast, go down to Cebollapampa, about 3 hours.

  • From that point, take your private transport to drive to Huaraz. 

  • 500 USD Per Adult
  • Transportation: automovil and donkeys.

  • Professional Guide.

  • Camping equipments (tents & mattress).

  • Climbing materials (rope).

  • Foods (2 breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners).

  • Personal equipments for camping and climbing.

  • Personal medicine or first aid kit.

  • National Huascaran Park entrance fee.

  • A mountaineering course before to climbing.

Huaraz

Mountaineering
Mountaineering Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Backpacking
Backpacking Tour
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Contributed By

Julio Cesar

starting from
USD 500
Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

The tour is available from 16 Jul to 30 Sep on the following days of the week.

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