Multy-day trek Glacier traverse trek

Price
$257 per person
Duration
3 Days
Destination
Cordillera Blanca
Travellers
6+

Glacier Treverse Trek

Superb scenery and an adventurous trek over a glacier at 5000m + altitude
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A demanding trek that offers a different, exciting, and unique adventure to high altitudes and first-hand experience of trekking on a glacier. Gather a wide variety of beautiful lagoons, always with incredible views, imposing mountains that will surround your surroundings while you cross the glacier below the giant Ranrapalca.

What's included

Destination
Cordillera Blanca Discover Cordillera Blanca
Departure Location
Huaraz town, pick up at your hotel at the scheduled time, 6-7:00 am approx.
Return Location
Huaraz town, drop off at your hotel at 3-5 pm approx.
Price includes
  • All Cooking equipments
  • All meals included
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Camping equipment
  • Donkeys and muleteers
  • First aid kit, supplementary oxygen, radio.
  • Glacier hike equipment
  • Mountain cook
  • Trip briefing one day before the Trek
  • Unlimited drinkable water
Price does not include
  • Huascaran National Park Entrance Fee
  • Medical insurance and emergency insurance
  • Personal equipment/accessories for the trip
  • Personal expenses
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Sleeping Bag
  • The first breakfast and last dinner
  • Tips to guide and driver
Trek Details

Distance: 34.5 km
maximum altitude: 5350 m.a.s.l
Elevation Gain /Loss: +1695 m /-1520 m
Trek level: strenuous
Temperature: -6°C / +22°C
Trail: 65% Andean style established trail and off-piste technical and rugged some parts, glacier section with penitents or snow-laden
Transportation: supported by donkeys

 

 

  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2
  • Day 3
DAY 1

Ishinca Base Camp

Departure at 8 am from Huaraz, (50 minutes driving to the trailhead)
Trailhead: 3500 m.a.s.l
Campsite: 4380 m.a.s.l
Trail Note: 4-5 hours hike, elevation change (+695m ), distance (10km), grade ( easy-gradual light ascent)
Hike from - To: 9:30 am | 1-2:00 pm
Meals included: Snacks, Luch & Diner
Highlight: Andean villages, farms, local people, Ishinca Valley, Andean Queñual trees, great campsite, and sunrise over Tocllaraju Mt.

DAY 2

Ishinca Lake

Hike from - To: 9:00 am | 1-2:00 pm 
Camping location: 4950 m.a.s.l
Trail Note: 4-5 hours hike, elevation change (+600m ), distance (7km), grade ( moderate- steep with gradual ascent hike)
Meals included: Breakfast, snacks, Luch & Diner
Highlight: Exploration day to Milluacocha Lake, stunning break time under the massif Tocllaraju and Palcaraju mountain, a spectacular campsite at the Ishinca lake border side.

Day 3

Cojup Valley

Hike from - To: 5:00 am | 1-2:00 pm 
Highest point: 4950 m.a.s.l - Ranrapalca col
Trail Note: 7-8 hours hike, elevation change (+400m /-1520m ), distance (17.5km), grade ( difficult- very steep ascent and descent hike)
Meals included: Breakfast, snacks, Luch
Highlight: the most exciting day to cross the fascinated glacier, enjoy the incredible surrounding views just packed full of snow-capped mountains, descend to the long valley of Cojup crossing the Perolcocha lagoon.

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A demanding trek that offers a different, exciting, and unique adventure to high altitudes and first-hand experience of trekking on a glacier. Gather a wide variety of beautiful lagoons, always with incredible views, imposing mountains that will surround your surroundings while you cross the glacier below the giant Ranrapalca.

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      Glacier traverse trek

      Price
      $257 per person
      Duration
      3 Days
      Destination
      Cordillera Blanca
      Travellers
      6+

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