AKILPO – ISHINCA

5,000 m.a.s.l.

AKILPO – ISHINCA

5,000 m.a.s.l.

AKILPO – ISHINCA

5,000 m.a.s.l.

Duration

3 days, 2 nights

Highest point

Urus Pass (5,000 masl)

Difficulty

Moderate

Recommended season

April - October

Itinerary
DAY 01: HUARAZ (3100 M) – LAKE AQUILPO (4200 M)

We leave Huaraz in private transportation to Honcopampa, where we begin the 6-7 hour hike towards Lake Aquilpo, where we will camp. The path crosses through a beautiful quenual forest.

DAY 02: LAKE AQUILPO – ISHINCA VALLEY

We will leave Lake Aquilpo and begin our ascent to Urus Pass (5000 m). We will have ample views of Vallunaraju, Ocshapalca, Ranrapalca, Ishinca, Palcaraj, Tocllaraju, and Urus. We then descend to the Ishinca camp, where we will set up camp next the the Ishinca refuge. About an 8-9 hour hike.

DAY 03: ISHINCA VALLEY - HUARAZ

Today we descend Ishinca valley to reach the village of Collon, where our transportation awaits us to return to Huaraz.

Terms
INCLUDED

– Private transportation to and from Huaraz

– Professional guide

– Cook, kitchen tent, stove and cookware

– Camping gear ( tent)

– Donkeys and donkey drivers

– All meals during the expedition, including boxed lunches

– First aid kit

NOT INCLUDED

– Huascaran National Park entrance ticket

– Sleeping bag and sleeping pad

RECOMMENDED ITEMS

– Small backpack

– Trekking poles

– Headlamp

– Sunglasses

– Base layers

– Waterproof clothing (jacket, rain pants)

– Sunscreen

– Camera

– Lightweight clothing