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Pisco Base Camp and Lake 69 Trek

  • 02 Day Trek
  • Fully Supported
  • All Inclusive

Our Pisco Base Camp and Lake 69 trek is a unique introduction to the Cordillera Blanca Mountain Range offering panoramic mountain views, impressive valleys and beautiful glacial lakes.

The trek is close to the highest mountains of Peru such as the twin peaks of Huascaran being the biggest mountain in Peru and the highest tropical mountain in the world, Chopicalqui, Yanapaccha, Chacraraju and Huandoys.

Accommodation is in Refugio Peru Mountain Hut built by an Italian Organization (Mato Grosso). We strongly recommend that you acclimatize for at least 3 days and 2 nights in Huaraz before the trek departs.

Natural History
The valleys are great places to observe native Andean alpine flora, especially the many wildflowers that bloom during the trekking season, including buttercups, ranunculus, lupines and several species of orchids. Many encrustations of deep-red bromeliads can be seen along the track, sprouting from boulders and on rock faces.
Fauna includes mountain caracaras, falcons, Andean geese and ducks, hawks, hummingbirds, American kestrels, puna ibis, Andean swifts, Andean foxes and mountain vizcachas.

Trek Highlights

  • Unique Mountain Views
  • U – Shaped Valleys
  • Deep Glacial Lakes
  • World Class Trek

Trekking Details

Grade: Strenuous
Distance: 16 Km
Maximum altitude: 4850m
Price: From USD– per person.

Season: May – September
Pickup and Drop-off: We will collect and return you to any hotel located within Huaraz City.
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What to Bring: We will provide a full gear list with information.

TREKKING ITINERARY

Lets Go! Vamos!

Day 1: Huaraz – Llanganuco Lakes – Cebollapampa – Pisco Mountain Hut

You are picked up at your accommodation and begin the journey with a spectacular scenic drive along the Callejon de Huaylas Valley and then into the Huascaran National Park, past the turquoise Llanganuco Lakes to Cebollapampa 3900m (2½ hours drive).

Here, we start hiking up on a good path for 3 to 4 hours to Pisco Base Camp 4670m (Pisco Mountain Hut).

Day 2: Pisco Mountain Hut – Lake 69 – Cebollapampa

Today we make a traverse a long a good but rocky path before we climb up to a view point. From there we descend to Lake 69 and then we take Demanda Valley down to Cebollapampa where our vehicle is waiting for us to take us back to Huaraz. 6 hours walk.

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Trek Highlights

  • Unique Mountain Views
  • U – Shaped Valleys
  • Deep Glacial Lakes
  • World Class Trek

Trek Dates

  • May 07 – May 16
  • June 09 – June 18
  • July 01 – July 10
  • Aug 03 – Aug 12
  • Sep 07 – Sep16

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