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Trekking 69 Lake – 1 Day

23 reviews
Trekking 69 Lake – 1 Day

Trekking 69 Lake – 1 Day

23 reviews

Overview

Daring on an exhilarating one-day trek to the stunning 69 Lake, nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Cordillera Blanca in Peru. This trek offers a condensed yet rewarding adventure, allowing you to witness pristine alpine scenery, turquoise lakes, and majestic mountain views within a single day.The Trekking 69 Lake – 1 Day adventure promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Cordillera Blanca, where natural beauty and high-altitude landscapes converge to create an awe-inspiring experience.

Highlights

  • 69 Lake (Laguna 69): The centerpiece of the trek is the iconic 69 Lake, also known as Laguna 69. This glacial lake sits at the base of the Chacraraju mountain, boasting turquoise waters that reflect the surrounding peaks, creating a stunning visual spectacle.
  • Challenging Ascent: The trek involves a challenging ascent, rewarding participants with breathtaking views of the Cordillera Blanca, including peaks like Pisco and Huascaran. The effort expended on the trail is compensated by the grandeur of the high-altitude landscape.
  • Flora and Fauna: The trail traverses diverse ecosystems, showcasing alpine flora adapted to the harsh mountain environment. Trekkers may also encounter native wildlife along the way, adding to the richness of the experience.
  • Glacier Views: En route to 69 Lake, trekkers may catch glimpses of glacial formations, including the majestic Chacraraju Glacier. The rugged beauty of the glacier adds to the dramatic scenery of the trek.

Trip Details

Altitude: 4500msnm.
Dificult : Moderate
Duration: Full Day
Time: April – October
Location: Cordillera Blanca
Temperature: Between 13°C 23°C.

  • Departure from Huaraz: The day begins with a scenic drive from Huaraz to the trailhead, providing trekkers with stunning views of the surrounding peaks and valleys.
  • Trekking: The trail leads participants through Andean landscapes, ascending steadily towards the 69 Lake. Trekkers navigate rocky paths, cross mountain streams, and appreciate the changing scenery.
  • 69 Lake: The highlight of the trek is reaching Laguna 69, where participants can marvel at the pristine beauty of the glacial lake, surrounded by towering peaks. A packed lunch is enjoyed in this spectacular setting.
  • Descent: After savoring the beauty of 69 Lake, trekkers descend back to the trailhead, concluding the day’s adventure.

Itinerary

Full Day 69 Lagun

Departure from  at 6.00am. we will drive along callejon de Huaylas to the north dide until Yungay city ,where we will stop about 30 minuts.  for have breckfast , then  we continue driving up until reach lake Chinancocha at 3850m. where we will make have the short breack  for take  gorgeously picture about amazing green turquoise lake , after that we will continue driving up  to Cebollapampa ,from this place we will start walking up toward lake 69, in the way we will found a lot of quenual trees, typical highland plants, as as we get higher ,we will enjoy seeing giant  peacks as Chacraraju ar 6112m , Pisco Mountain at 5752 m, Yanapaccha 5460m and magestic Huascaran Mountain south peak at 6768m. until reach lake  69 at 4500m. where we will have lunch ,enjoy the view and focusing  scenic picture, after one hour there we will back down 3 hrs. to cebollapampa where our car is waiting for us.

finally we will back 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 6:00 am)
  • First aid kit and oxygen (if necessary)

No Included

  • Entrance ticket fee to Huascaran National park 300.00 soles
  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Luggage insurance and trip cancellation
  • Meals in restaurants Huarazl
  • Box Lunch (amount depends on you)
  • Personal equipment (such as clothes while traveling in the
  • Tips
  • Extras not mentionet in the program.

Recommendations:

Bring the money in cash for pay the PNH.

What To Bring

  • 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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