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- Breakfast and Lunch
- Certified professional trekking guide
- First aid kit, supplementary oxygen, radio.
- Private transportation round trip
- Medical insurance and emergency insurance
- Personal equipment/accessories for the trip
- Personal expenses
- Blue Lake
Early departure from Huaraz by private vehicle, the trip takes approximately 1:30 minutes to reach the beginning of the trail; the Appropriate place to enjoy our breakfast with excellent views.
The hike is a gradual ascent, in the beginning, we cross the small lagoon of Radian and the hillside decorated with Andean grass to enter the section of ancestral forests that adorns the little valley that leads us to the expected destination. After 3.5 hours of walking, we arrive and explore the twin lagoons ( Blue and Cyan). After lunch and a memorable moment. We descend 2.5 hours through the valley towards the town of Chavín. Aboard and return by vehicle to Huaraz.
All year: Yes
Maximum Altitude: 4,600 m
Elevation difference: +850 meters/-100 meters
Trek Duration: 6-7 hours
Trek type: private Serviced / Akilpo pioneered
Difficulty grade: hard
Start of trail: 3,750 m
End of trail: 3,600 m
Average Temperatures: 0°C - 23 °C
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RECOMMENDATIONS & GENERAL INFORMATION
Please note that the road up to the Huascarán National Park is a dirt road and very bumpy due to adverse road conditions.
The Trekking Trail
first section slightly ascent via wide trail. last section very steep and off-piste trail
Trek Rate: Difficult
We recommended at least one /two acclimatization day trek before embarking on this trek. Do not under-estimate the difficulty of this trek. If you have just arrived from another lower altitude location, discuss with us the feasibility of doing it on your first full day.
The entire Cordillera Blanca has a semi-dry and semi-cold climate, with an average maximum temperature of 23.9° C (75.0° F) and a minimum of 1.1° C (33.98° F). The climate is very unpredictable, even in the dry season it can rain. During the days, it can vary from hot to very frigid temperatures, included rain and strong winds or snow over 4800 meters above sea level. It usually starts getting cloudy more often in early September. October and November are the months when, after 2-3 pm, you can count on afternoon showers.