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Llaca Lake Full Day Trek

23 reviews
Llaca Lake Full Day Trek

Llaca Lake Full Day Trek

23 reviews


Trekking to Laguna Llaca: The Llaca Glacier is a glacier west-central Peru that is located in the province of Huaraz, in the Ancash region within the limits of the Huascaran National Park. It is located 27 km from the city of Huaraz, where there is access road to this beautiful lagoon. On the way you can see the well-preserved archaeological remains of Wilcahuaín, belonging to the Huari culture. From this lake and the snow-capped Occhapalca Ranrapalca observed.


This day hike allows us to visit the Llaca Lagoon, located in the Cordillera Blanca at the foot of the snow-capped mountains of Ranrapalca, with an altitude of 6,162 masl and Ocshapalca with an altitude of 5,888 masl. It is a good option to acclimatize before trekking or climbing in Cordillera Blanca and Huayhuash.


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


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.


  • 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

  • Personal equipment (such as clothes while traveling in the vehicle and hiking. But to be in the sheltered lagoon and hats with earflaps attire is required, hiking shoes, sometimes waterproof/goretex if its rainy season, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, camera, hat or sun hat, sports drinks or water (2 liters approx), etc.)


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