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Pisco Base Camp and Lake 69 Trek

  • 2 Day Trek
  • Fully Supported
  • All Inclusive
pisco base camp

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.

Highlights

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

Trekking Details

Grade: Strenuous
Distance: 16 Km
Maximum altitude: 4850m
Price: From USD140 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 info upon booking the trek.

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).

pisco base camp trek

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.

laguna 69 trek

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.

Laguna 69 Trek

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Highlights

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

Trek Dates

  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September

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