Laguna Ahuac Lake Hike

  • Full Day Walk
  • Private Hikes Only
  • Off-the-beaten-track
Lake Ahuac Trek

Trip Highlights

  • Unique Mountain Views
  • Meet Local Quechua People
  • Unique Rural Villages
  • Rich Farming Fields

Hiking Details

Grade: Hard, great walking option for a climbing preparation as you acclimatize.
Maximum altitude: 4600m
Price: Contact us for prices.
Season: We guide all year round
Pickup and Drop-off: We will collect and return you to any hotel located within Huaraz City.
Price Includes: Professional English Speaking Mountain Guide, First Aid Kit and Private Transport
What to Bring: 30L Day Backpack, Water, Snacks, Lunch, Camera, Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Gloves, Rain Gear
What to Wear: Long Sleeve Shirt, Light Jacket, Hiking Pants, Hiking Shoes


Lets Go! Vamos!

Our Laguna Ahuac Lake Hike is a great hiking option for a trekking or climbing preparation and known to very few hikers. We start our walking adventure with a short journey to Wilcahuain village, we drive through some Andean villages having the opportunity to see local shepherds and farmers working on the fields using traditional methods. From Wilcahuain we begin the hike on a well formed trail, we walk steadily upwards through farmland with views of the surrounding mountains and across to Cordillera Negra Mountain Range.

We often come across villagers or sheperds a long the way, they graze their cows and sheep on the hills and are friendly people. The path gets steeper as we approach the highland grass which covers the hillsides, the last part we walk on a rocky trail which leads us to the hidden laguna Ahuac lake located at 4600m at the base of Vallunaraju mountain. From here we have close views of Vallunaraju. 6 hours return hike

Trip Highlights

  • Unique Mountain Views
  • Meet Local Quechua People
  • Unique Rural Villages
  • Rich Farming Fields


We spent 3 wonderful days doing hikes amid scenery. Rodolfo was great – organized, full of knowledge and conversation, flexible when our plans changed. Margaret, Australia

“Excellent indigenous guide” – 4 day trips with Rodolfo leading small group. Very flexible guide with maximum attention to our needs and interests. Harold, USA

“Excellent Guiding Service” – This is basically a one-man operation by Rodolfo, a 33-year-old, energetic, and likeable tour guide who provides an excellent service. Fields, USA 


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