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Pastoruri Glacier Day Tour,

23 reviews
Pastoruri Glacier Day Tour,

Pastoruri Glacier Day Tour,

23 reviews

Overview

Pastoruri Tour.

A full-day tour to Pastoruri Mountain is an immersive exploration of the Andean highlands, featuring unique geological formations, glacial landscapes, and high-altitude ecosystems. This excursion provides a blend of adventure, natural beauty, and cultural insights, making it a memorable experience for those seeking to discover the wonders of Peru’s mountainous terrain.

 

Highlights

  1. . Early Departure:
    The day typically begins with an early departure from a nearby town, such as Huaraz.
    The journey through the scenic Andean landscapes provides a taste of the breathtaking views that await at Pastoruri Mountain.
  2.  Arrival at Pastoruri Base:
    Upon reaching the base, visitors acclimatize to the high altitude and receive an introduction to the region from knowledgeable local guides.
  3.  Ascent to Pastoruri Mountain:
    Depending on the tour, travelers may embark on a hike or use transportation to ascend to higher elevations of Pastoruri Mountain.
    The ascent offers panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, valleys, and the unique geological features of the area.
  4.  Glacial Landscapes:
    Pastoruri Mountain is renowned for its glaciers and ice formations. Witness the stunning icy landscapes and learn about the geological processes that have shaped this environment.
  5.  Climate Change Awareness:
    Guides provide insights into the impact of climate change on Pastoruri’s glaciers, raising awareness about the delicate balance of high-altitude ecosystems.
  6.  Lake Patococha Visit:
    Some tours include a visit to Lake Patococha, a picturesque alpine lake near Pastoruri Mountain. This provides an additional opportunity to appreciate the natural beauty and biodiversity of the region.
  7.  Picnic Lunch:
    Take a break for a picnic lunch amid the stunning mountain scenery. This allows for relaxation, camaraderie among travelers, and a chance to savor the fresh mountain air.
  8.  Return Journey:
    Descend from Pastoruri Mountain, enjoying different perspectives of the landscape during the return journey.
    Stops along the way may include viewpoints and landmarks, adding to the overall experience.

Trip Details

Climate .Change Route
Duration: 1 Day
Difficulty: Easy / Moderate
Activity: Nature / Adventure
Season: All Year
Frequency: Everyday
Altitude Between: 3,100 / 5,100 m.

Itinerary

Day 1 Pastoruri Tour

Departure at  8:30am. Visit to the south of Huaraz passing through the towns of Recuay, Ticapampa, Catac and arriving at Pachacoto. We are the turnoff towards the Nevado Pastoruri, we are a stop at the Patococha lagoon where we will appreciate the Andean duck, the Pumapampa spring (carbonated water) .

The seven-colored lagoon or called pumapashimin, the puim raimondi, the paintings of rock art, then we will continue to the base camp of the snowy pastoruri (5,000 m), we will walk to the glacial, the frozen lagoon and the cracks, in the afternoon return to ticapampa where we will have lunch in a tourist restaurant and continue to Huaraz.

Included

  • Official Tourism Guide
  • Tourist transport
  • Entrance tickets
  • Personalized assistance

No Included

  • Personal travel luggage
  • Extra meals in cities
  • Tips (Driver, Guide)
  • Travel insurance

Recommendations:

Is recomendable need to be one day before in huaraz
for aclimatation and dont have problem with the altitud.

What To Bring

  • Wear appropriate clothing for the day (heat) and for the night (cold),
  • Sunscreen,
  • Sunglasses,
  • Repellent,
  • Bath clothes,
  • Personal hygiene kit,
  • Walking shoes,
  • Camera, small backpack,
  • Front (flashlight-light)

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