Day 1: Meet at the airport and transfer to hotel in Lima
Day 2: Lima to Huaraz by bus
(8 hours), stay at hotel (Bus Cruz del Sur).
Day 3: Acclimatization trek to Churup Lake (4.400 m) and return to Huaraz.
We leave Huaraz by private-bus to the little village Pitek (3.850m). At first we pass through another village, which is called Llupa (3.650m). From here we have a beautiful view to the southern part of the Cordillera Blanca. Our trip to the Churup-Lake (4.450m) we start from Pitek. At first we enter the mountain ravine of Churup. After some hours of walking we reach the Lake Churup. Here we stay for one hour before we return to Huaraz.
Day 4.- Huaraz base camp to Huascaran base camp (4.100 m):
We reach the village of Mancos ( 2.530 m) by car and then ascend 20 kilómetros by road to the village of Musho, located NE of Huaraz, at the base camp of Huascarán (4,100m).
Day 5.- Campo base Huascarán – C1 (5.500m).
From base camp, on the upper part of the moraine, we reach the edge of the glacier and continue towards the serracs, setting up camp 1 at 5,500m.
Day 6.- Campo 1(5.500m) - Campo 2 (6.000m).
Climb to camp 2 (6,000m), through the section called the channel, where we cross a few crevasses, and reach the “bottleneck”.
Day 7. - Campo 2 (6.000m) – Summit Huascarán S (6.768m) - camp 2 or camp 1.
Climb a couloir (65-70º) that reaches the upper part of the “bottleneck” (6,010m), and then traversing a few gentle slopes, and reach the summit at 6,768m. Return to camp 2 or camp 1.
Day 8. – Campo 1 – Campo base.
Descend to base camp of Huascaran and establish high camp.
Day 10. - Campo base – Musho – Mancos – Huaraz - Hostal.
Descend from base camp to the village of Musho , where private transportation will transfer us back to Huaraz – hostal.
Day 10: Huaraz to Lima and transfer to hotel.
Day 11: Lima – transfer to airport and return flight.