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Classic Trekking Huayhuash 4 Days

23 reviews
Classic Trekking Huayhuash 4 Days

Classic Trekking Huayhuash 4 Days

23 reviews


This tour is designed for those people who don’t have much time and want to visit the most important places of the mountain range, in the four days we visit lakes as: Jahuacocha, Solteracocha and Rasac, and also have impressive views of mountains like: Yerupajá, Hirishanka, Rasac, Rondoy and others located in the west side of the mountain chain. This route has some great fishing opportunities in the above-mentioned lakes. The highest point of this circuit is Zambunya (4750m), from this pass you get a close-up view of the second highest mountain in Peru, Yerupajá, and its incredible 1100 meter west face, not to mention epic views of other neighboring mountains.

Trip Details

Duration: 4 days
Distance: 30 Km Approx.
Rating: Moderate
Start: Llámac
Finish: Llámac
Elevation: 3300 – 4750m

Day 1: Huaraz – Llámac – Rondoy 4200m
Day 2: Rondoy – Zambunya pass 4750m – Jahuacocha 4070m
Day 3 :Jahuacocha – Yaucha Pass – Ancoshcancha
Day 4 : Ancoshcancha -Pampa Llamac – Huaraz


Day 1: Huaraz – Llámac - Rondoy 4200m

We pick you up in your hotel and drive through the villages of Chiquian und Llamac, which is the gateway to the Cordillera Huayhuash. We meet our donkey driver and donkeys and start hiking towards the Rondoy valley and have first views of the snow-capped peaks. We set camp at 4’200m.

Day 2: Rondoy - Zambunya pass 4750m - Jahuacocha 4070m

After breakfast we hike up towards Sambunya pass (40750m). From the pass we enjoy the most spectacular views of the snow-capped peaks and glacier lakes. Then we descend to one of the most beautiful campsites of the Huayhuash range, Jahuacocha.

Day 3 :Jahuacocha - Yaucha Pass - Ancoshcancha

Today we hike high up the Yaucha pass (4’850m), where we can enjoy the spectacular views of surrounding peaks such as Yerupaja, the second highest mountain in the Peruvian Andes. Then we have a steep and difficult descend to Ancoscancha campsite (4’550m).

Day 4 : Ancoshcancha -Pampa Llamac - Huaraz

We leave early from our campsite and climb up on a steep trail to Pampa Llamac (4’200m). After enjoying the last views to the Huayhuash range and take some last pictures, we descend down a steep trail to the village of Llamac. Our transportation is waiting for us to bring us back to Huaraz.


  • Peruvian qualified and experienced local guide/s
  • Cooks and helpers
  • All meals during the tour
  • Donkey driver and donkeys
  • Camping tents (2 persons) – Refugio in Huaripampa + Nevado Pisco Base Camp
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Transportation as tour schedule / Huaraz
  • Transfer from the Hotel to the airport and bus station
  • Transport public bus

No Included

  • Domestic Flight
  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Luggage insurance and trip cancellation
  • Meals in restaurants in Lima and Huaraz
  • Entrance  to National Park
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal equipment (such as boots, ice ax, crampons, harness, sleeping bag, mat, Goretex, etc.)
  • Tips
  • Extras not mencionet in the program


Bring a water bottle with you, in the summer season it can get very hot.
• Bring warm clothes along, because in the mountains the temperature can quickly fall below 0 °C, especially in the early morning, at night, and even when the sun drops behind the clouds.
• Walk at your own rhythm, breathe deeply, and enjoy the beautiful views of Cordillera Huayhuash.

What To Bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Warm clothes
  • Rucksacks and daypacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Water (you will need 4 liters)
  • Personal equipment


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