Travel Offer: Aquilpo/Ishinca trek with ascent of Ishinca
Description: Our journey starts and ends in Lima. A private transfer brings you from the airport to the hotel in Lima and next morning to the Bus terminal. From there, you board a First class coach for your travel to Huaraz, where we will meet you and bring you to your hotel. For the next day, we plan an acclimatisation trip to the the turquoise waters of the lagoon Churup (4500 meters); in the afternoon we return to Huaraz.
On day 3, we start to the small mountain village of Joncopampa where we will load donkeys with equipment and supplies. The walk begins at the head of a valley near a small Inca ruin, and next day, we continue in to the valley to the spectacular Lake Alquilpo located at the foot of the steep mountain Alquilpo. The camp lies near the water’s edge at 4400 meter . On day 5, we cross the edge of Tocllaarju and Urus. We have our first view of the mountain Ishinca and the chance to practice rappelling at our camp in Ishinca, and where you will have climbing gear and extra food for mounting the summit. The next day is a rest preparation day for day 7, the summit of Ishinca. We will return from the peak around 2pm for a delicious dinner and a good night’s sleep. Next day, we pack up camp
descend to the valley in Huaraz, getting back in the afternoon. Register at the hotel for a well-deserved shower celebration and feast. On the last day, we take the bus back to Lima.
Length of the trip: 9 days
Costs: price per person is 1.969 US$ (group of six);
Included in the price are: all transports from Lima to Huaraz and back as well during the days around Huaraz; all meals (lunch, dinner and breakfast) and the accomodation; porters and donkeys; the mountain guide speaks english.
Offer valid: this tour is available during May to September 2018
Tour operator: our local partner in Huaraz, Peru