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Day 1 Huaraz – Rondoy

You are picked up from your hotel and we head south of Huaraz crossing the villages of Chiquian and Llamac. During our drive we pass traditional Andean towns with typical Quechua homes and rich farm land. Then we continue passing through the villages of Pocpa and Pallca with views on Ninashanca mountain and finally reaching our first campsite Rondoy (3950m).

Driving time: 5 hs.

Day 2 Rondoy – Sambunya – Jahuacocha lake

Today we start hiking up to our first pass, Sambunya (4800m). Then we pass through Solterococha lake and descend to our next campsite at Jahuacocha (4100m).

Hiking time: 8 hs.

Day 3 Jahuacocha lake – Llamac Pass - Llamac

We hike up our last pass to Pampa de Llamac (4300m). From there you can see the mountains of the Huayhuash in your back. Then we descend to the campsite of Llamac (3250m). Llamac is a very small and picturesque village where you can share your culture with local people.

Hiking time: 6 hs.

Day 4 LLamac – Huaraz

On the last day we drive back from Llamac to Huaraz around 5 hours.

Driving time: 5 hs.

What is included

  • Transport: From Huaraz to the starting point of your activity, and from the finishing point of your activity back to Huaraz. We use prived transport, minivans, and other types of cars, depending on the size of the group.
  • Guide: Qualified and experienced mountain guide who speaks Spanish and basic English.
  • Cook: A professional cook who is trained to prepare healthy dishes in a hygienic manner.
  • Donkey driver: Is in charge of loading the donkeys, looking after them and guiding them.
  • Donkeys: The number of donkeys provided depends on the size of the group. You are allowed to bring up to 4 kg of personal belongings that will be loaded on the donkeys. You will only carry your daypack during the day.
  • Food: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner.
  • Equipment: Good quality high mountain tent, sleeping mattress, basic sleeping bag -2°, dining tent, table and chairs, toilet tent, first aid kit, cooking stove, dishes and cooking utensils.
  • Emergency horse: 1 horse will accompany the group for emergency purposes.
  • Food: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner.

What is not included

Entrance fee of 220 Soles, first breakfast, last dinner, soft drinks or alcoholic beverages, medical treatment, travel insurance, tips, additional expenses as a result of leaving the trek early, additional expenses as a result of an emergency rescue or evacuation, bottled water (you drink water from the river).

What to bring
  • Bag to load on the donkeys with your personal belongings (plastic bag with zipper or garbage bag)
  • Small daypack
  • Sleeping bag if available
  • Walking sticks if you have knee problems
  • Head torch (with spare batteries)
  • Sun protection: sunscreen (factor 40 minimum), hat, sunglasses
  • Well-worn in hiking boots or trekking shoes
  • Comfortable clothes: t-shirts (quick dry or merino wool recommended), trekking trousers or leggings, sweater, woolen trekking socks, underwear, long thermal underwear, fleece, gloves, hat
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers / or rain poncho
  • Water bottle and water purification pills
  • Toilet paper, personal toiletries, small towel
  • Extra snacks and money
  • Missing something? We can provide you with everything you need for a great days expeditions, Please check each trip for detailed pricing information or contact us for a customized trip and you can fully enjoy!!

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