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Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
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05 days
 
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Circuit Alpamayo Trekking
12 days
     
This is a tremendous trek which avoids the more frequented trails. It crosses a major pass almost every day as it encircles many of the great summits of the Cordillera Blanca, the triple peaks of Santa Cruz, Chacraraju, Pucajirca and of course Alpamayo. Our 12 day trek, preceded by some early acclimatisation days, is remarkably sustained and amazingly varied and always on good trails.

Timing: 12 days / 11 nights
Season: April / October
Trekking Grade: Medium / Hard

Itenerary:

Day 1: Huaraz _ Hualcayan Camp at (2900mt)

On the way we have visits to Yungay where there is a memorial to the thousands of people killed in the 1970 earthquake, and then the colourful local market at Caraz. aproximately 4 hours as transport private, and camp in hualcayan

Day 2: Hualcayan _ wishcash Camp at (4300mt)

Climb steadily in a zig zag path from Hualcayan to Wishcash 4300m.4 to 5 hours hiking

Day 3: Wishcash _ Ruina Pampa Camp at (3800mt)

Cullicocha 4850m, then cross the first pass Paso Osoruri 4750m. A long descent to camp at Ruinapampa 3800m 7 to 8 hours hiking

Day 4: Ruina Pampa _ Cruze Alpamayo at (4150mt)

An easy walk to reach Cruse Alpamayo, 2 hours walking and relax all time

Day 5:

Extra day at Cruse Alpamayo Camp to appreciate the stunning views of Alpamayo. Visit Laguna Jancarurish or Alpamayo Base Camp (4500m).

Day 6: Cruze Alpamayo _ Pass Cara Cara (4830m) _ Sajuna at (4200m)

Climb to the often windy pass Cara Cara 4830m from where we have more fantastic views of Alpamayo and the lakes, and then traverse to another pass Mesapata 4500m and before descending to camp Safuna 4200m 6 a7 hours hiking

Day 7: Sajuna _ Paso Pucajirca (4600m) _ Jancapampa at (3600mt)

From Safuna to another pass Paso Pucajirca (4600m) and camp in the open grassy valley of Jancapampa 3600m 7 hours hiking. There are a lot of farming families living in the valley.

Day 8: Jancapampa _ Laguna Huecrococha at (3950m)

We pass by many adobe farm houses, sheep, cattle and horses while climbing up to the pass Pass Tupatupa 4400m and descend to camp beside the small lake Laguna Huecrococha (3950m). 6 a 7 hours hiking

Day 9: Laguna Huecrococha _ Pass Alto de Pucaraju (4650m) _ Paria at (4200mt)

Pass Alto de Pacaraju 4650m from where we have breathtaking views of the mountain Taulliraju, then a steep descent to camp in a lovely quiet valley at Paria (4250m). 6 a 7 hours hiking

Day 10: Paria _ Pacchapata at (3760m)

At first we walk easily down the Huaripampa Valley passing through farming settlements and villages to Colcabamba. We then climb gently to camp pacchapata at 3760m. 5 a 6 hours hiking

Day 11: Pacchapata _ Pass Portachuelo (4752m) _ Cebollapampa at (4100m)

From our camp in Pacchapampa began the ascent to reach Portachuelo (2 h) from where they have splendid views of Huascaran north (6768 m), Huascaran south (6650 m), Chopicalqui (6354 m), Huandoy (6395 m), Pisco (5752 m). 4 a 5 hours hiking

Day 12: Cebollapampa _ Return to Huaraz

Today our arrive transport very early to move to Huaraz, rest time relax in huaraz
 


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