This magical remote trek less crowed path in Cordillera Blanca, with superb mountain scape, more than20 glacial lakes are observed, several waterfalls, and a gaggle of snow peaks, include mighty huantzan the highest peak in the southern of cordillera Blanca. It’s a spectacular gorge and probably the finest rarely trek in the range. Where the enjoyment is unique about, pristine, untouched natural beauty areas.

Maximum Altitude 4750 m (15,580 feet)
Difficulty Moderate
Length 5 Days trek

Brief Itinerary trek program Huaraz – Carhuascancha – Huaraz

DAY 1: Huaraz – Olleros (3400m) – Sacracancha (4050m)
DAY 2: Sacracancha - Yanashallash Pass (4700m) – Shonco (4050m)
DAY 3: Shonco - Hato (3700m) - Castillapampa (4350m)
DAY 4: Castillapampa - Santa Rosa (4850m) - carhuascancha (3900m)
DAY 5: Carhuascancha - San Marcos Village - chavin (3150m) – Huaraz

SUGGESTION: please understand that before the carhuascancha trek you should complete 2 acclimatization day hikes to avoid altitude sickness. Ask us for advice or visit our page about acclimatization hikes.

Note: If you have more time you can extend this trek program by ascending easy or moderate summits such as:

• carhuascancha trek + climbing Pisco 3 days climbing
• carhuascancha trek + climbing Ishinca 3 days climbing
• carhuascancha trek + climbing Vallunaraju 2 days climbing
• carhuascancha trek + climbing yanapaccha 2 days climbing

Trip program Lima – Huaraz – mountains – Huaraz – Lima all included just available on request.




Included meals: B = Breakfast / S = Snack / L = Lunch / D = Dinner

DAY 1: Huaraz – Olleros (3400m) – Sacracancha (4050m)
We start our day driving to the south of Callejón de Huaylas about 50 minutes to the tiny picturesque Olleros village, Where we will meet with our donkeys and donkey drivers, as soon as they load our trekking gears, we begin walking up to the right bank of Rio Negro on gently grade, walk up on wide green lush valley of quebrada uquian with awesome view of: mounts Shaqsha, Uruashraju, Rurec and Tuctupunta, the view follow us until reach our camping spot on wide alpine meadow. Overnight camp at sacracancha. Meals: S / L / D

DAY 2: Sacracancha - Yanashallash Pass (4700m) – Shonco (4050m)
After our hearty breakfast we will walk up on gradual ascent of ancient pre-Inca trail watching shallow lakes, marshy sides on the valley until reach the Yanashallash pass 4700m, where we will be on strategically position to appreciate the spiraling peaks of Huantsan, Rurec and Uruashraju, As we cross the pass, we will walk down on rocky trail on several loops, until reach the nice green lush valley, which follow until campsite. Overnight camp at shonco. Meals: B / S / L / D

DAY 3: Shonco - Hato (3700m) - Castillapampa (4350m)
This day we will walk down about 2 hours to the high Andean mountain village of Hato at (3,700m), as soon as pass it, we will begin walking up on wide idyllic meadow at alhuinia valley with superb view of mount Huantzan imposing peak to the background, heading alhuinia valley, offers absolutely dramatic view of summits, various lagoons, spectacular mountain views of Urhuasraju, Rurec, Huantzan & colorful shallow lakes - camping spot at Castillapampa. Overnight camp at castillapampa. Meals: B / S / L / D

DAY 4: Castillapampa - Santa Rosa (4850m) - carhuascancha (3900m)
This Day after our breakfast, we will start walking up on gradual ascent with some marshy sections the pass comes into the view ahead, the faint path ascent on rocky sections on the last part before reaching Santa Rosa pass, as soon as we reach it we will have panorama view around us outstanding view of peaks heading as Huantzan, and Rurec, then we descend on rock and land slide path via an ablation valley toward rima rima valley which becomes a little bit dangerous and sleepy in rein season, along the rimarima valley, where we will be able to observe the endemic plant of rima rima, follow descending on grassy valley until reach the plateau with fantastic mountain view huantzan, san juan, cayesh dominate the western skyline. Continue descending we arrive to carhuascancha valley with wonderful vista to the background. Overnight camp carhuascancha valley. Meals: B / S / L / D

DAY 5: Carhuascancha - San Marcos Village - chavin (3150m) – Huaraz
After our breakfast we walk down along main lush green Carhuascancha Valley until small Yuracyacu village. Where we will finish our trek. Our private transportation will be waiting to bring us to Huaraz. After a nice shower and some rest in Huaraz hotel, you can enjoy a tasty dinner in town to celebrate your trekking success. As soon we arrive chavin we stop to visit the ancient pre – inca temple of chavin: This impressive cultural travel is located in Conchucos valley, this mysterious pre-Inca temple is considered the main culture in all the Andes, was discovered by Peruvian archaeologist Julio Cesar Tello in 1919, who introduce to the world about the existence of this Andean culture, is considered as: the cradle of Andean civilization, the oldest stone structure of Peruvian culture (200 BC ), inside the imposing temple, we find the monolithic Lanzon of Chavin (the great idol), where chavin high priest consulted their gods, The Temple is decorated with the famous tenon Heads around it and rock slab of ovelisco Tello and Stela Raimondi with anthropomorphic figures, the structure made of enormous block stones, contain with several subterranean galleries and finely carved sculptures with designs, felines, birds and serpents, that is characteristic of chavin iconography, as well as contain stone lined galleries, , performed sacrificial ceremonies and stored ritual paraphernalia. Overnight at hotel. Meals: B / S / L

Trip program Lima – Huaraz – mountains – Huaraz – Lima all included just available on request.


Multi-day trek Rates for private groups 2022

Choose and book your adventure travel style & let us take you on it for a responsible & sustainable tourism:


We organize this 5 days version of multi-day trek on private basis for groups of friends, families, adventure companies & tour leaders. With fully local guides assistance. Please feel completely free to get in touch with us to discuss the itinerary and your preferred dates to send you a quote, with no obligation.

Cost on base of:
  • 2 participants USD $ 1,115 per each one
  • 3 participants USD $ 970 per each one
  • 4 participants USD $ 800 per each one
  • 5 participants USD $ 760 per each one
  • 6 participants USD $ 710 per each one
  • 8 participants (+) USD $ 595 per each one

• Additional info or Full trip dossier information (PDF) available upon request & provided at the booking time.

• In the showed rate isn’t included the general Peruvian taxes (I.G.V)

Get Special discount for the groups more than 6 participants

Trip program Lima – Huaraz – mountains – Huaraz – Lima all included just available on request.

We Are Ready To Make Your Dream a Reality


What’s included in the cost
  • Huaraz bus station (meeting service) and Transfer from bus station - ho(s) tel – bus station (arrival & departure day)
  • Private transportation for begin & return of trekking olleros carhuascancha
  • Bilingual trekking guide certified by (UIMLA).
  • Assistant guide if the group is formed more than 5 participants
  • Mountain cook
  • Assistant cook for large groups
  • healthy & fresh meals per day (hearty breakfast, snack, cooked lunch & hot dinner)
  • Donkeys (mules)
  • Donkey driver (muleteer service).
  • Emergency horse if the group is formed more 4 people
  • Full First aid group kid
  • Cook tent, Dinner tent, Toilet tent for take care our environment
  • Good quality Sleeping Tent (a tent for 3 persons by 2 people).
  • sleeping mats (foam) for every body
  • Full Utensil kitchen by every body
  • entrance fee ticket Huascaran national park ($ 50) per each hiker
What doesn’t included in the cost
  • booking bus or flight ticket to transfer from (lima - huaraz – lima)
  • Booking Ho(s)tel for accommodation in Huaraz
  • Acclimatization program before this trek.
  • Breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day
  • Meal and beverages during the stay in Huaraz
  • Extra food in our trip
  • Personal trek equipment
  • Additional tours.
  • Sleeping-bag (-15 ºC)
  • Travel insurance assistance
  • Phone calls, access to internet cabins & others extra expenses
  • Additional sleeping pad or thermal rest
  • Laundry service
  • Personal toiletries
  • Personal first aid kid
  • Tips for the staff
  • Extra expenses no specified in this trip program
we can help you to rent extra equipment not included in the price

  • Down sleeping bag = USD $8 per day
  • Hiking polls = USD $ 2 per day
  • Single Supplement Tent Only = USD $ 10 per day
Extra service available upon request
  • booking hotel for accommodation in Huaraz
  • booking bus ticket to travel (lima - Huaraz – lima)
  • additional tours, hikes, climbing expeditions

  • Trip program Lima – Huaraz – mountains – Huaraz – Lima all included just available on request.


Responsible travel
Responsible travel practice is elemental in our each trip program. When you book one of our adventure pursuits, we will ensure that you practice a responsible & sustainable tourism on wild & remote areas protecting: the fragile ecosystem, tradition of local communities, natural environments and wildlife.

As a responsible travel we try to produce the most minimum impact as possible to the environment on the path where we walk, because we know clearly about the global warning and climate change that is the main reason that we have a responsibility as visitors to minimize the impact with our presence.

Tourism is one of the most important industries in the planet. It option to employs people around worldwide, obviously the Benefits is much more for people who live in developing countries where the income we provide can mean the difference between economic survival and poverty


PROTECTING & CONSERVING: natural mountain-scape, every natural resource, flora & fauna.

local culture – traditions, religions and built heritage where you visit.

BENEFITTING: with your visit you will generate a job opportunities for local communities.

MINIMISING POLLUTION: taking-out our trash during the trek or climb expeditions all litter is remove to the city for it properly recycled. We use specified spots to put on our toilets tents at the camping areas to don’t pollute the water resource.

Please become part of this practicing a responsible & sustainable travel your challenge is important

Ultimate Value

When you book one of our tours, acclimatization hikes, multi-day treks, & climbing expeditions, you will receive currently information, quality services at the best prices with plenty of inclusions & exclusion cost. This trip offers exceptional value money, ensuring your holiday with affordable rate and guaranteeing with centrally good quality hotels, private transportations, official bilingual guides with international certification (UIMLA), (UIAGM) both organizations are internationally recognized, good varied and fresh food for adventure expeditions, all your national park entrance fees and permits included, no hidden cost, no surprises and no staff exploit.

As a 100% local qualified guides & tour operators our trip prices are based directly on Peruvian economy rates our cost structure is built up cost on cost because we directly manage and run all of our trips, beside promoting the local employ, personal qualified people, providing a job opportunity with that improving their economy and their quality of life and even we encourage hardly the fair wage, because we work very transparent & the most honest possible

Custom Made Itineraries
You should absolutely feel free to build your own trip program according your preference & necessity just only let us know to help with our experience to make an itinerary day a day just for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go, when you want to do it, How you can enjoy it with better health. Adjust an existing itinerary & ensuring that you develop a responsible and sustainable tourism.

Small Group is good
We are focused organizing for small groups to provide topnotch service in: tours, hikes, multi-day treks & climbing expeditions to live a life time experience for adventure lovers, while your guide & support crew are attentive to ensuring your travels are supportive and full safety.

No Single Supplements
If you are joining in one of our adventure expeditions as a single person, we’ll match you with another traveler of the same gender and you won’t be charged anything extra for the vast majority of our trips. If you however want a guaranteed single occupancy or tent, we can also arrange that for at a small extra charge.

Exploring cordillera blanca
Indubitably cordillera Blanca provides some of the most astonishing landscape in the world, varied tours, acclimatization hikes, multi-day treks & climbing expeditions. This is Peru’s best-known mountain region, only 100km from the Pacific Ocean, we find within this 185 km long from south to north the greatest concentration of tropical zone glaciers on earth and it has 722 glaciers for survival 30 peaks of them are over the 6000m high, crowned by Peru’s highest peak Huascaran (6768m), and the most beautiful peak in the world “Mount Alpamayo” is lies hire as well.

Cordillera Blanca provides gorgeous views of sparkling glaciers, multicolored glacier lakes; turquoise and pristine lagoons & vertical granite rock walls rise thousands of meters into the sky, water falls, and cascades with incredible view, (a number of high passes), green lush valleys, magnificent vistas of summits over 6,000 m, cascading glaciers, wondrous alpine meadows, fragile ecosystems, going explore is really good chance to Enjoy the sptacles of the nature to Click stunning photos.

We Are Ready To Make Your Dream a Reality



  • Walking boot or hiking shoes: These are the boots you will wear on the trek over high passes, then you'll need a couple shoes of handling a bit of slippery snow and very rough and rocky trails. For example a B0 or B1 ankle-high boot.
  • For multiday treks is advisable a pair of sandals to wear around camp instead of sneakers
  • A couple of fast drying base-layer tops (made of synthetic material is preferable instead of cotton or wool t-shirt) (whatever material can be long sleeve is advisable)
  • Mid – layer (mid weight fleece or a synthetic insulation jacket (e.g primaloft) as well as full of thermal underwear to wear in the evening.
  • Wear light/medium - weight trousers that allow the free movement and will dry quickly.
  • Down jacket is nice or a micro –down jacket
  • A woolly hat and thermal gloves ( a pair polar Tec)
  • A light weight waterproof jacket shell proof ( gore - tex)
  • A light weight waterproof pants or over-trouser (Gore - Tex) are recommendable.
  • Wind proof waist coat or jacket (optional)
  • Light weight cotton or synthetic pants / trouser: for hiking in the mountains or for hiking around camp Shorts are Ok.
  • A pair of high quality sunglasses is essential (dark sport sunglasses) spectrum 3 for trekking
  • At least 3 pairs of good quality hiking socks (liner sock can be to reduce abrasion and blister.
  • Sun hat: Or baseball cap with bandanna safety pinned to it to keep the sun off your face and neck.
  • Thermal liners
  • Neck gaiter or balaclava (wool or synthetic, mid-weight) the neck gaiter is more versatile and can serve as ear band


  • Sleeping bag – 15ºC should be enough to sleep well (down or synthetic)
  • Foam sleeping pad or a therm- a – rest (prolite or NeoAir for a better night sleep) which is the best for more comfort at high camp.
  • 2 liters water bottle (Nalgene) or camelback
  • Water treatment (chlorine dioxide tablets) (micro pure) (optional)
  • Headlamp or head torch with extra batteries (we recommended all use LED technology).
  • Good quality sun cream (Sunscreen) for using around the camp
  • Lip balm
  • Insect repellent
  • Pocket knife (optional)
  • Pee Bottle (2) 1 Liter wide mouth bottles (Nalgene) (optional)
  • Thermos (optional) 1 Liter capacity stainless steel vacuum bottle
  • Trash bags (4) To line stuff sacks and one large to line pack


  • hiking steaks or trekking poles are useful a compact 3 section (leki or black diamond they are lither and durable)
  • Duffel bag or ruck sack(around 60 - 70 liters) with padlock. These duffels will be tied onto the backs of burros on the way up to Base Camp, so make sure they’re tough.
  • A 40 – 45 liters day pack to carry spare clothing, snack, camera and water to drink during the day walk.


  • MP3 players, paperbacks, journal, games or cards, tablets or electronic book
  • Camera
  • Mobile phones
  • Solar charging panels


  • Should include: plasters, antiseptic, cream, sterile gauze and bandage, rehydration sachets, zinc oxide tape and anti-inflammatory painkillers such as ibuprofen or aspirin.
  • Bring paracetamol, and acetazolamide or Diamox for treating mild symptoms of (AMS).
  • Have loperamide is a good idea in case you get the runs
  • Antibiotic such as: ciprofloxacin or Bactrim for bacterial stomach bugs.
  • A small roll of adhesive tape, cough drops.


  • Toilets such us: Toothbrush, small amount of toothpaste, dental floss, contact lens fluids, a small bar of soap, and small hand towel or wash clothes.
  • On most expeditions in base camps we can supply you with a small bowl of warm washing water in the morning and afternoon.
  • A small synthetic hand towel (wash clothes) is useful for taking a sponge bath, toilet paper.

$ 595
per each one for 8 participants

Free holiday planning to adventure lovers.
Let’s go exploring, the most featured experiences.
Disconnect to connect with nature
Encouraging an outstanding guiding experience

PRE-PAYMENT DEPOSIT: 40% of the total price (in USD $) The Balance will be paid in cash at Huaraz 48 hours before the trip departure.



If you are here, you are looking for a lifetime trip: we invite you to explore some of the awesome parts of this Peruvian country. Perfect to experience different outdoor pursuit like, climbing, trekking & mountaineering expeditions, cultural travel, day hikes.
$ 405

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Ishinca Valley
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Alpamayo Climbing
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$ 365

Yanapaccha Climbing
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