1st day: Arrival at Lima, transfer from the airport to the hotel in Lima
2nd day: Lima – Huaraz (bus).
Transfer to Huaraz (distance: 400 km from Lima), passing the Conococha (4,050m), transfer from the bus-station to the hotel. “Cruz del Sur” http://www1.cruzdelsur.com.pe/
3rd day: Acclimatization trek to Wilcuahuain (3450m) - Monterrey.
We drive from Huaraz to Wilcuahuain by bus. At Wilcahuain we start our trip. At first we visit the archaeological ruins, which lasts from the pre-inca-time. The ruins pretend to the Culture Wasi. This culture takes its roots in Ayacucho. After that we visit another village, it is called San Miguel de Recriash. From here we descend for one tour to reach the hot springs of Monterrey. There we can take a bath before we return to Huaraz – Hostal.
4th day: Huaraz – Chiquian – Llamac – Jahuacocha Lake .
We drive by private bus from Huaraz to Chiquian. (3400) and after that to Llamac (3250). Here we will meet the donkey-driver with the donkeys. At 10.00 am we leave Llamac and walk to the lake of Jahuacocha. We walk along the mountain ravine of Pacllon and now we can enjoy the view to parts of the glacier of Hirishanca and Yerupaja. After that we arrive the lake of Jahuacocha, camping. Walking-time about 6 hours.
5th day: Jahuacocha Lake - Sambunya Pass (4750m) - Matacancha.
Walking-time about 6 hours. We leave the camping to the lake of Solterococha. Step py step we ascend the pass of Sambunya (4750m), from here we have an impressive view to the mountains like Rondoy, Jirishanca, Ninashanca. We descend to Rondoy – Matacancha. Here we spend the night.
6th day: Matacancha - Mitococha Lake . (4100) - Carhuacocha Lake (4138).
Walking-time about 6-7 hours. We walk up to the pass of Cacananpunta (4700). From here we can see the summits of Ninashanca, Rondoy, the lakes of Pucacocha, Yanacocha Chico and el Grande. We follow the foothpath passing by the lake of Mitococha und reach the second pass which is called Punta Carhuac (4650). We descend through a mountain ravine and arrive at our camping of Carhuacocha. Enjoying the view to the tops of Jirishanca, Yerupaja, Toro, etc.
7th day: Lake Carhuacocha (4138) - Huayhuash. (4100).
Walking-time about 6-7 hours. We pass the third pass of Carnicero (4600) before we descend to the lakes of Atocshaic and Carnicero. We enjoy the view to the summits of Siula, Jural, Carnicero and Trapecio. We spend the night at Huayhuash.
8th day: Huayhuash (4100) – Viconga Lake (4407).
Walking-time about 5-6 hours. We pass the 4th pass which is named Portachuelo (4750) and enjoy the view to Puscanturpa, Cuyoc, Millpo, parts of the Cordillera Raura. We arrive at our camping at Viconga (4300). It is possible to take a bath at the hot springs of Atuscancha (4000).
9th day: Viconga Lake – Cajatambo.
Walking-time about 7-8 hours.We leave our camping and walk uphill to Cajatambo. Here we spend the night at a simple hostal.
10th day: Cajatambo - Huaraz.
Today we catch the bus from Cajatambo to Pativilca and then we return to Huaraz.
11th day: Travelling back to Lima (bus) – Hotel.
Transfer to Lima (hostal).
12th day: Lima, transfers from hotel to airport. Return to country of origin.
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