TREKKING OLLEROS CHAVIN - HUARAZ

4,700 m.a.s.l.

TREKKING OLLEROS CHAVIN - HUARAZ

4,700 m.a.s.l.

TREKKING OLLEROS CHAVIN - HUARAZ

4,700 m.a.s.l.

Duration

3 days, 2 nights

Highest point

4,700m (Yanashallash Pass)

Difficulty

Moderate

Recommended season

March - November

Itinerary
DAY 01: HUARAZ - OLLEROS - SACRACANCHA

We leave Huaraz at 8am in private transportation heading south until we arrive in the town of Olleros (3420m), from here we continue to the village of Canrey Chico. From here we set off with the donkey drivers to begin the trek towards Sacracancha (4080m). We will set up camp here and spend the night

DAY 02: SACRACANCHA - YANASHALLAS - SHONGOPAMPA

After breakfast in camp, we begin our second day of trekking headed towards Yanasallas (4700m). From this pass we descend in zigzag towards Shongapampa (4088m). We will eat dinner and camp here.

DAY 03: SHONGOPAMPA - CHAVÍN - HUARAZ

After a comfortable breakfast in camp, we continue on towards Chavin, descending through the Shongo valley. We then pass through the Huchacsa valley, finally arriving at the Chavin archaeological site (3150m). We will spend 2 hours enjoying this area. From Chavin we will head towards Huaraz, passing through the Cahuish tunnel (4550m and 480m long), and passing Lake Querococha. After 2 hours we arrive back 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