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Llaca Lake Full Day

Llaca Lake Full Day

Llaca Lake Full Day

from $ 180.00

Overview

The Llaca Lake Full Day  offers a unique adventure for those seeking a day of natural beauty and views of the surrounding Alpine Mountains. This walk takes you through a landscape of flora and fauna towards Lake Llaca, surrounded by majestic peaks and showing the impressive landscape of the Andes.

Highlights

  • Llaca Lake: The centerpiece of the trek is the stunning Llaca Lake, a glacial lake set amidst a dramatic alpine landscape. The crystal-clear waters mirror the surrounding peaks, creating a postcard-perfect scene.
  • Panoramic Views: As trekkers ascend, they are treated to panoramic views of the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, including the impressive Huandoy and Pisco peaks. The constantly changing vistas provide ample opportunities for photography.
  • Floral and Faunal Diversity: The trail passes through diverse ecosystems, showcasing a variety of alpine flora and possibly providing glimpses of native fauna. The contrast of vibrant wildflowers against the rugged mountain terrain adds to the trek’s visual appeal.
  • Remote and Pristine Setting: Llaca Lake is relatively less frequented by tourists, offering trekkers a sense of solitude and a chance to connect with nature in a remote and pristine setting.

 

Trip Details

Distance: 18km
Hiking time: 5to 6 hours Aprox.
Difficulty : Challenging acclimatization tour
Season : April / October
Beginning of Trek : Quebrada Llaca
End Trek : Huaraz

  • Departure from Huaraz: The day begins with a scenic drive from Huaraz to the trek’s starting point, allowing participants to enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
  • Trekking: The trail winds through alpine meadows, rocky slopes, and possibly along a moraine, providing a diverse and engaging trekking experience.
  • Llaca Lake: The highlight of the trek is the arrival at Llaca Lake, where trekkers can take in the breathtaking views, relax by the shores, and absorb the tranquility of the high-altitude setting.
  • Lunch: A packed lunch is enjoyed with views of the surrounding peaks and the pristine waters of Llaca Lake, providing a moment of reflection and appreciation.
  • Return Journey: After savoring the beauty of Llaca Lake, participants descend back to the trailhead and return to Huaraz, concluding a day filled with adventure and natural splendor.

Itinerary

Day 1: Huaraz - Quebrada Llaca - Trekking Hike to Laguna Llaca (4443 m) - Return to Huaraz.

From Huaraz our privat transport will pick up about 8.00am, we drive in direction to villages Wilcahuain below Quebrada Llaca, the road to the car is not so good, finally arrived refugio of School of Mountain Guides from Peru (4450 m), in valley Llaca courses are made to educate or train the peruvian mountain guides, so Llaca has a good a lot of routes for rock climbing and ice climbing. Trekking around up to the Laguna Llaca (4474 m), surrounded by snow-covered peaks is an unforgettable experience. We hiked to the end of the lake and we can touch the ice, it is also possible to practice ice climbing in this area. an easy hike about 2 hours with great views of nature, after enjoy our day return to Huaraz.

Included

  • Transport private to start point to hike and viceverse
  • Official trekking guide
  • Entrance fees to the Huascaran National Park
  • Pick up at your hotel (at 8:00 am)
  • First aid kit and oxygen (if necessary)

No Included

  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Luggage insurance and trip cancellation
  • Meals in restaurants in Lima and Huaraz
  • Pick up at the airport in Lima to the Hotel
  • Personal expenses
  • Box Lunch (amount depends on you)
  • Tips

What To Bring

  • Sturdy hiking boots
  • eather-appropriate clothing (layers are recommended)
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Hat or cap
  • Water and snacks
  • Camera to capture the stunning landscapes

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